The truth is that power corrupts, and those who seek it often lose sight of their original goals. Instead of fighting for the people, they become part of the system they once despised.

Julian Assange, Jack Teixeira, and Tucker Carlson are just a few examples of individuals who dared to speak the truth, only to be silenced by those in power. Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, leaked classified information that exposed corruption and war crimes committed by the US government. For his actions, he was arrested, jailed, and faces extradition to the US.

Similarly, Teixeira, a former government employee, leaked information about the US government’s surveillance programs. He was arrested, tried, and convicted for violating the Espionage Act.

And then there’s Tucker Carlson, a journalist who has been labeled as a purveyor of Russian propaganda for his coverage of the US government’s actions towards Russia. Despite his efforts to report on the truth, he has faced backlash and criticism from those who disagree with his views.

The sad reality is that those who speak the truth often face persecution, while those who perpetuate lies are rewarded. In a world where the truth is constantly being manipulated and distorted, it is crucial that we have people like Assange, Teixeira, and Carlson who are willing to take risks and speak out against injustice.

We must also hold our elected officials accountable for their actions and ensure that they are truly working for the people, not just themselves or their interests. We cannot afford to be complacent or apathetic in the face of corruption and propaganda.

In the end, it is the truth that sets us free. We must continue to fight for it, even in the face of adversity and persecution. Only then can we truly claim to be seekers of truth and defenders of justice.