Thursday, December 9, 2010

Rape. Of whom? By whom?

More on what I discussed in my last post. The New York Times this morning says about the two women who have accused WiliLeaks founder Julian Assange of rape:

"The women have said that consensual sexual encounters with Mr. Assange became nonconsensual when he stopped using condoms."
 

 The story is here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/10/world/10wiki.html
 

We know what happens when people get sideways with the government of the United States. Ask Saddam Hussein, Salvadore Allende, Manuel Noriega, Daniel Ortega, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Manuel Zalaya, Haile Selassie, Jacobo Arbenz, Patrice Lamumba, Rafael Trujillo, Ngo Dinh Diem, Abd al-Karim Kassem, Rafael Correa....

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