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Divine Discontent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-10-13 03:38 PM
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Bradley Manning given credit for time served for excessively harsh treatment - oh, how gracious!
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howsabout they drop some of those ridiculous charges? much more at link - - - http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/09/bra...

Watching self-proclaimed progressives attack and malign a courageous whistleblower, while defending the US military's patently abusive detention practices and steadfastly defending the government's extreme secrecy powers, is one of the most potent symbols of the Obama presidency.

An equally potent symbol is that at the very same time that Bradley Manning is prosecuted and threatened with life in prison for exposing serious war crimes, a government official who supported if not participated in those war crimes is being promoted to CIA director. This takes place in the same week when, as FAIR put it on Monday, "the only person to do time for the CIA's torture policies appears to be a guy who spoke publicly about them, not any of the people who did the actual torturing.

As usual, those who commit serious crimes in government are not punished but rather rewarded. Only those who expose those crimes are punished. That's the story of Bradley Manning, and what makes it all the more remarkable and telling are the hordes of Democrats who have spent several years justifying and cheering for this.


Pray for Bradley

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