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Who is Private First Class (PFC) Bradley Manning, US Army Intel?
30 July 2010 | David Osborne

Posted on 07/30/2010 8:27:30 AM PDT by davidosborne

By now we all know that PFC Manning may or may not have something to do with the latest leak of classified documents to WIKILEAKS. But what we know little about is PFC Manning himself/herself. A few questions to start this thread off

1. Employment history before joining Army? 2. Political Affiliations? Left wing suspected? 3. Is there a connection between this leak and the LGBT agenda? Is PFC Manning himself/herself transgendered? if so is it relevent to this matter


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: bradleymanning; manning; pfcmanning; spartansixdelta; wikileaks
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1 posted on 07/30/2010 8:27:35 AM PDT by davidosborne
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To: davidosborne

Transexual? impossible. How would the person get in the military.


2 posted on 07/30/2010 8:30:31 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: davidosborne

Did I read that he is 22 (or was it 24) years old?


3 posted on 07/30/2010 8:30:40 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Loyal Buckeye

how did he get his job?


4 posted on 07/30/2010 8:31:41 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: davidosborne

I want to know who his SUPERVISOR is............................


5 posted on 07/30/2010 8:31:51 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: davidosborne

Check out the FB page on this article:

http://gawker.com/5571388/was-wikileaker-bradley-manning-betrayed-by-his-queer-identity


6 posted on 07/30/2010 8:31:55 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: davidosborne

An undated photo of Army Spc. Bradley Manning

7 posted on 07/30/2010 8:34:50 AM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: davidosborne

8 posted on 07/30/2010 8:36:26 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: davidosborne

Whatever. He should be tried for treason and if found guilty, shot.


9 posted on 07/30/2010 8:36:33 AM PDT by Hugin (Remember the first rule of gunfighting...have a gun..-- Col. Jeff Cooper)
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To: napscoordinator
"Transexual? impossible. How would the person get in the military."

Since instituting DADT, recruiters are barred from asking or investigating a prospective recruits sexual orientation. It used to be that while at the MEPS station, you would actually have to swear under penalty of perjury that you weren't a homosexual, not anymore.

His security clearance however is much more disturbing. Up until recently, if a security clearance investigation had revealed homosexuality or homosexual conduct in a subject, that information would not only be used to reject the clearance, but it would probably be used to separate the service member from service. That has changed. Now, the DOD is not allowed to use that information - if uncovered - in separation proceedings against the service member. It's one of the directives that was quietly changed after Obama took office.

I think - although I could be wrong because I have been retired for 12 months - that the homosexual conduct can still be used to reject the security clearance. Again, I'm not positive.

10 posted on 07/30/2010 8:38:41 AM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: davidosborne
An interesting aspect of the document dump is that all documents released were generated while President Bush was in office. None are dated after President Obama took over.

Did the source mysteriously end with Bush's Presidency? Or, is this a clearly political effort designed to blame Bush and leave Obama unscathed? And, why hasn't the mainstream media noticed this time aspect that is right in front of their pinched faces?

John/ Billybob

11 posted on 07/30/2010 8:41:44 AM PDT by Congressman Billybob (www.TheseAretheTimes.us)
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To: davidosborne
How is his possibly being homosexual related to the actual document dump? Obviously he was CAUGHT because he trusted somebody on the other end of an internet connection, which calls into question his JUDGMENT. But I've not heard anything about his motivation to send all those documents to Wikileaks.

The owner of Wikileaks, however, telegraphed HIS agenda the other day with the comment that there is so much stuff that it's going to take a long time to go through it, but he's SURE there are going to be some war crimes mentioned. THAT'S what the left is so excited about. They have been salivating at the opportunity to 'get' George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, and they think this may be it. It's interesting, also, don't you think, that all of this material only seems to cover the Afghanistan War up to the point where Obama was sworn in, but covers nothing after that?

12 posted on 07/30/2010 8:42:11 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: davidosborne

My question is: is it normal to give this level of access to somebody 5 minutes out of boot camp?


13 posted on 07/30/2010 8:42:57 AM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: OldDeckHand

Your right homosexual conduct will get you discharged rightfully so. The question I have is how can a transexual be in the military....I find that completely impossible. There are a ton of homosexuals in the military, but transexuals????? IMPOSSIBLE!!! :)


14 posted on 07/30/2010 8:43:52 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Congressman Billybob

Hah! GMTA! I was posting much the same thing while you were posting your comments!


15 posted on 07/30/2010 8:44:03 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: napscoordinator
Transexual? impossible.

Nah, just horribly confused.

16 posted on 07/30/2010 8:44:43 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Hugin

“Whatever. He should be tried for treason and if found guilty, shot.”

Are you talking this PFC or that commander in chief?
Hopefully both.


17 posted on 07/30/2010 8:45:44 AM PDT by George from New England (Escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: davidosborne

There was a bit about him in the WSJ this morning. He is from a small town in the Midwest and was always somewhat of an outsider. His parents are divorced and he lived with his mother. The guy is not “transgendered” - he is, however, very short and small and was apparently very self-conscious about this. He held a few nothing jobs (pizza guy, etc.) and then went into the army. He was in Iraq, during which time he got demoted for some unspecified offense and seems to have a grudge against the Army for this.


18 posted on 07/30/2010 8:45:49 AM PDT by livius
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To: raybbr

OMG! He looks like the chick convected in the prison scandel in Iraq


19 posted on 07/30/2010 8:46:13 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: davidosborne

and who is his supervisor?


20 posted on 07/30/2010 8:48:26 AM PDT by ex-snook ("Above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: OldDeckHand
that the homosexual conduct can still be used to reject the security clearance. Again, I'm not positive.

For military members, perhaps. In my recent experience, DoD Contractors are not precluded from receiving a clearance based on sexual orientation.

21 posted on 07/30/2010 8:49:14 AM PDT by HiJinx (I can see November from my front porch - and Mexico from the back.)
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To: napscoordinator
Maybe I don't know what a "transexual" is. Is that a person who wears women's clothing, or is that a person who has undergone medical procedures to become - cosmetically - the opposite sex?

If it's the later, and not the former, then yes, there's no way that person could be in the military. If it's the former, I'm sure there are plenty of cross-dressers in the military that are "undiscovered", assuming of course they don't parade around in public in such regalia, as that would be "telling" of the sexuality, and an actionable offense.

22 posted on 07/30/2010 8:50:23 AM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: davidosborne

A traitor.

Not that your questions aren’t valid and important...


23 posted on 07/30/2010 8:50:33 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: Excuse_My_Bellicosity; davidosborne
this level of access to somebody 5 minutes out of boot camp?

I'm sure you're exaggerating, but yes. It is. Boot camp, advanced individual training of 9 months to a year, and possible advnaced MOS training beyond that. But by the 18 month mark at the latest soldiers in intelligence MOSs have received their clearance.

24 posted on 07/30/2010 8:52:03 AM PDT by HiJinx (I can see November from my front porch - and Mexico from the back.)
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To: OldDeckHand

That is true. I did not think about the “cross dressing” part. I was just thinking about the surgery type...lol.


25 posted on 07/30/2010 8:53:22 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: HiJinx
"DoD Contractors are not precluded from receiving a clearance based on sexual orientation. "

Yes, that's absolutely correct. It is different for service members because their "homosexuality" if discovered by an enemy or someone looking to extort them, could be used for just that purpose.

I suppose that a closeted civilian could be extorted, but the rationale is that the uniformed service member has much more to lose, so that's a risk the DoD isn't willing to accept - or at least they didn't used to be willing to accept it.

26 posted on 07/30/2010 8:53:24 AM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: 70th Division

Lindsey Englund meets Bawney Fwank


27 posted on 07/30/2010 8:54:14 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (drain the swamp! ( then napalm it and pave it over ))
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To: davidosborne

He is from Potomac, Maryland, which, all in all, I consider to be a hotbed of elitist squish-heads.


29 posted on 07/30/2010 8:55:34 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
"Check out the FB page on this article:..."

The photo from gawker's capture of the FB page does look like Manning. If so the gay loaded "Likes and Interests" from the same FB alone does seem to make his point.

[ Direct LINK to captured FB page ]

30 posted on 07/30/2010 8:57:17 AM PDT by drpix
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To: 70th Division
"OMG! He looks like the chick convected in the prison scandel in Iraq"

This one?


31 posted on 07/30/2010 8:59:07 AM PDT by cll (I am the warrant and the sanction)
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To: drpix

Wow, yeah, that dude’s a fag and a hardcore leftist. Mainly the Army seems to attract lesbians, so I’m kind of surprised to see him there...


32 posted on 07/30/2010 9:02:34 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater ("Get out of the boat and walk on the water with us!”--Sen. Joe Biden)
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To: SuziQ
How is his possibly being homosexual related to the actual document dump?

It's related because he told Adrian Lamo that DADT is what motivated his theft in the first place.

33 posted on 07/30/2010 9:03:26 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: livius

Maybe it’s Skippy!

http://skippyslist.com/list/


34 posted on 07/30/2010 9:07:33 AM PDT by 5Madman2 (There is no such thing as an experienced suicide bomber)
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To: davidosborne

An earlier article said that he was reduced from Spec5 to PFC for some unspecified behavioral problem.

The gist of the article was that this guy has apparently been a chip-on-your-shoulder loser since he was in kindergarten.

Why he was given a top secret clearance, and allowed to keep it after his demotion, is beyond me. I’d like to know who the hell approved his clearance, and who approved his keeping it after the demotion.


35 posted on 07/30/2010 9:14:32 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Hugin

“Whatever. He should be tried for treason and if found guilty, shot.”

DITTO !!!


36 posted on 07/30/2010 9:34:51 AM PDT by 4integrity
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To: OldDeckHand

I know it was fiction, but I keep thinking about Cpl. Klinger on MASH. He was cross-dressing to get OUT of the military. Now cross-dressers are trying to get IN.


37 posted on 07/30/2010 9:45:57 AM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: raybbr

FRAG him.

We got no use for his kind of traitor.


38 posted on 07/30/2010 10:10:17 AM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half of the population is below average)
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39 posted on 07/30/2010 10:34:41 AM PDT by matt1234 (The only crisis 0bama can manage is one he intentionally created.)
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To: matt1234

Thanks for capturing that! It’s funny he’s chosen to ‘share only with friends’ when he shows all his likes. The picture set my gaydar twanging but the likes peg the meter.


40 posted on 07/30/2010 10:38:30 AM PDT by nina0113
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To: TallyFlPatriot; politicallyincarrect; /\XABN584; 3D-JOY; 5Madman; <1/1,000,000th%; 11B3; ...

Passing it on my FRiends.. I posted this on the Breaking News bar because I thought it was very relevent and more news on this matter is breaking everyday. The more we know about PFC Manning the more we will understand how and why the matter is being dealt with.... PFC Manning has some interesting supporters out there raising funds for his defense... The purpose of this thread is not so much to discuss the facts of the case.. there are plenty of other threads for that... But rather I am interested in knowing WHO this guy or gal is which could explain the motive for his/her actions.


41 posted on 07/30/2010 11:02:55 AM PDT by davidosborne (I am SpartanSixDelta)
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To: matt1234

He’s a fan of Robert Gates. Disturbing.


42 posted on 07/30/2010 11:09:07 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: davidosborne

BTTT


43 posted on 07/30/2010 11:54:01 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: davidosborne
Who is Private First Class (PFC) Bradley Manning, US Army Intel?

Future US Senator from NY or CA

44 posted on 07/30/2010 1:11:42 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Liberals are right. The AZ situation is like Nazi Germany. Mexico is Germany and Arizona is Poland)
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To: nina0113

I think the “Poke Bradley” button says it all....


45 posted on 07/30/2010 1:25:36 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: davidosborne

This guy had better end up in Leavenworth prison. Since they can’t shoot people anymore or hang em... a long prison sentence is the only solution.


46 posted on 07/30/2010 1:42:02 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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To: davidosborne

He should be charged as a traitor.


47 posted on 07/30/2010 1:42:02 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: matt1234

The guy’s a fruit.


48 posted on 07/30/2010 2:11:40 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: matt1234
(s)He watches Glee, so (s)he must be a fag. Plus all the fag groups (s)he's a fan of.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

49 posted on 07/30/2010 2:17:04 PM PDT by wku man (Steel yourselves, patriots, and be ready. Won't be long now....)
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To: NoLibZone
Who is Private First Class (PFC) Bradley Manning, US Army Intel?

Future US Senator from NY or CA

Best answer so far diing ding ding

50 posted on 07/30/2010 3:15:23 PM PDT by davidosborne (I am SpartanSixDelta)
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