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Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:19 PM

1. Bradley Manning did not try and make money - he was just trying to save his country. nt

 

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Fri Jan 18, 2013, 04:22 PM

2. Excellent question. Only thing I can imagine is they never promised to stay quiet. Whistleblowers...

are placed in positions of trust with access based on promises to be mute.

Which is the basis of the charges against Manning. He broke the promises that allowed him access and his comrades feel betrayed. A very high price is demanded from those who find information about secretive organizations by joining them.

Those who make movies, talk on the radio and television shows play the part of the fiction and dream makers in our world. They may say the truth, and they may not, and are not held liable. After all, it's their freedom of speech and when harrassed, they can say it's a joke or entertainment.

They are not held to the same standard as those who really have vital information. If the film maker wants to promote a movie, he will hype its bonafides for a greater dramatic effect and is not required to tell the truth due to artistic license. In selling their product, anything goes. The words of the media company promoting the film may be complete falsehoods.

No one can prove they got the narrative from classified information when the public is in the mood for fantasy, and for a conspiracy to explain why the world seems so out of sync. To a simplistic view of media and news, this is a provocatve question. It may just be more spin. IDK.

In looking over what I worked out here, the simply answer as to why they are not in jail, is that the movie is a fantasy. You don't go to jail for that.


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