As yesterday’s litany of humiliation for Theresa May and those still loyal to her was played out in the Commons, and then on the airwaves, one story almost got forgotten: former UKIP Oberscheissenführer Nigel “Thirsty” Farage had quit the party. He made his announcement live on his LBC show, citing, as so many others, the willingness of party leader Adolf von Batten to cosy up to Stephen Yaxley Lennon and his pals.
Squeaky sealed indictment finger up the bum time
And although the derision then heaped on Farage was well merited - racist bigot resigns from party of racist bigotry no shock horror - he did have a point. Bringing Lennon, who styles himself Tommy Robinson, on board moves UKIP to a party of street protest, and many of the existing membership are not into that at all. But there was another reason for the Farage flounce, and that was what is happening right now over in the USA.
As Yahoo News has reported, “Special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors have told defense lawyers in recent weeks that they are ‘tying up loose ends’ in their investigation, providing the clearest clues yet that the long-running probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election may be coming to its climax, potentially in the next few weeks, according to multiple sources close to the matter”. And there was more.
“Mueller is believed to be focused on … former Trump adviser Roger Stone and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi - both of whom have been aggressively investigated to determine if they had advance communications with WikiLeaks or associates of the group about its plans for the release of stolen emails of Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta in the final weeks of the 2016 presidential election”. That’s most interesting.
Sir, I respectfully have to inform you that you are hereby nicked
This from the Guardian, only last month: “Robert Mueller is seeking more information about Nigel Farage … Jerome Corsi … said prosecutors working for Mueller questioned him about Farage … two weeks ago in Washington”. Also, “Ted Malloch, a London-based American academic with ties to Farage … had been issued a subpoena and interrogated by the FBI at Boston’s Logan airport”. And what did the Feds want to talk about?
“He was questioned, he said, about his involvement in the Trump campaign and his relationship with the Republican strategist Roger Stone, and asked if he had ever visited Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks chief, at the Ecuadorian embassy in London”. Roger Stone. Jerome Corsi. And Julian Assange, whom Farage was visiting when he got caught out by an eagle-eyed passer-by who tipped the wink to BuzzFeed News.
Nigel Farage already had good cause to quit UKIP and adopt, shall we say, a rather lower public profile. We know he is a “person of interest” to the Mueller investigation, which is believed to be in the endgame stage where indictments will be made, along with arrests and charges. I’ve said previously that Nige was in line for at least a grilling, if not worse.
Paradoxically, the General Election result that denied Farage a seat in the Commons could be declared void after an expense probe, the inevitable result of Tory expense fiddling. But by that time, it might be too late for The Great Man to take advantage.
Because he could by then be otherwise engaged. In a secure location Stateside.
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This anti-Assange bullshit is now utterly laughable as well as outright evil.
The Ecuador embassy is surrounded by a "security blanket" which of course includes CCTV cameras. A deliberate intimidation costing the taxpayer millions. All to suit far right paranoids in the BritYank Gestapo.
So why haven't we seen stills or footage of alleged visitors to Assange? You know, irrefutable evidence similar to the Saudi murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
The fact is, the hysterical Assange pursuit is for one reason only: He helped expose BritYank Gestapo criminal activities against even friendly European leaders.
None of which alters the reality that Farage is a racist dickhead of the first rank.
Nor does it change the fact that Assange is a hero who helped expose the sheer anti-democratic rottenness of Western "intelligence" agencies - including the most recent MI6 loony spook who in effect called for a resumption of the Cold War.
The sum total of this is to make BritYank "journalists" look exactly what they are but try to conceal: A gang of bought and paid for corrupt shit-scared propagandists who'd sell their own mothers for a place in the right wing media food chain.
Your reading is more preferable to mine. I feared he was going to do a Danczuk and cross the floor. It feels like Johnson's lining up some pals ahead of his big move
Did not the bigot Farage admit he DID visit Assange? This is clearly not in dispute then. No cameras needed. What is possibly in dispute are the reasons why. Farage claims he was there to conduct an ''interview''.
Farage, Manafort and all the others are immaterial to the real motivation for the hysterical pursuit of Assange.
The Gestapo want him because he helped expose their illegal anti-democratic and corrupt activities. The same goes for Ed Snowden.
All the rest is established corporate media bullshit. It really is every bit as bad as the worst of Nazi Germany propaganda.
Anonymous, nope. It is you who suggested Farage never visited Assange. He himself said he did. Anything else is immaterial to the notion he was not visited.
I neither said or suggested any such thing.
Re-read the post.
What IS material is that we have never seen any evidence to prove he did, long before he admitted it. Stills and footage could have put the issue beyond all doubt - but they were never produced as they were in the Khashoggi murder. Now why would that be? In a Ludlum book it might even have been a set up which Farage walked straight into. Public records show nothing is beyond consideration when it comes to the trained paranoia of spooks.
The allegations against Manafort are subject to the same evidence test. Which the Grauniad is about to find out to its legal cost.
The point about all this is that Assange has been smeared and hounded. Those who do so seek to attach his name to the already discredited Farage and Manafort. And we still don't know who took the initiative in Farage's visit.
Next time read carefully. It'll save you and me a lot of time.
Don't take too much notice of the reporting that the Mueller Inquiry is about to wind up. The highly regarded commentator on twitter, Seth Abramson, believes that it still has much work to do and will take at least a further 6 months to come to its conclusions,
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