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Wikileaks suspect Bradley Manning 'punched a female superior and was prone to tantrums'
Daily Mail ^ | Dec. 19, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 12/18/2011 8:14:08 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

The American soldier alleged to have leaked vast numbers of classified documents to Wikileaks was prone to tantrums and at one point struck a female superior, a court heard today.

Captain Casey Fulton, an Army intelligence officer who worked in the same secure facility as 24-year-old Bradley Manning, described a violent outburst in May 2010 at their secure office or SCIF (Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facility).

Fulton said she ordered a derogatory report against Manning, who is charged with downloading hundreds of thousands of sensitive files from the military's classified network when he was a U.S. Army intelligence analyst in Iraq, and providing them to the anti-secrecy website.

The U.S. Army Captain began answering questions at a proceeding to determine whether there was sufficient evidence to court-martial Manning, who is accused of conducting the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history.

Manning faces charges including aiding the enemy, which carries life imprisonment.

As it cross-examined prosecution witnesses on Sunday, the defence team continued to suggest that Manning should not have had access to classified documents, given his emotional state.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: apaulling; bradleymanning; dadt; espionage; manning; paultardation; scif; treason; wikileaks

1 posted on 12/18/2011 8:14:14 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Manning did a GREAT service to freedom in America. Yes, some toes got stepped on, but what we learned was worth the pain.


2 posted on 12/18/2011 8:19:16 PM PST by stockpirate (Newt and Romney are both Big Government socialists.)
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To: stockpirate

“Manning did a GREAT service to freedom in America. Yes, some toes got stepped on, but what we learned was worth the pain.”

OK sport, I’m game to consider your statement. Give me 5 specific examples of what we learned that is new news from the theft of intel by Manning.


3 posted on 12/18/2011 8:24:27 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Shocker: He’s a drama queen.


4 posted on 12/18/2011 8:24:54 PM PST by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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To: stockpirate

Yea, everybody should release classified documents whenever they get an opportunity. Sarcasm off.


5 posted on 12/18/2011 8:26:01 PM PST by NRA1776
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To: denydenydeny

And he lacks the sort of self-control that allows you to make it out of boot camp.


6 posted on 12/18/2011 8:27:05 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Prone to tantrums, huh? Sounds like a wimpy, whinyass commie lib to me.


7 posted on 12/18/2011 8:28:22 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop BIG Government Greed Now!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How gay!


8 posted on 12/18/2011 8:32:30 PM PST by narses
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To: FlingWingFlyer

And he’s using the new and improved “But they were mean to me because I’m gay” defense.

http://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2011/12/17/prosecution_to_present_its_case_against_manning

“Lawyers for Pfc. Bradley Manning began laying out a defense to show that his struggles in an environment hostile to homosexuality contributed to mental and emotional problems that should have barred him from having access to sensitive material.”


9 posted on 12/18/2011 8:34:07 PM PST by digger48
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So how did he get away with striking an officer?


10 posted on 12/18/2011 8:35:27 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why the hell did this drama queen keep his clearance and access?


11 posted on 12/18/2011 8:35:48 PM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The American soldier alleged to have leaked vast numbers of classified documents to Wikileaks was prone to tantrums

Let me guess. He was raised by his mother. So are there any more questions about why we don't want rump-rangers in the U.S. military? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?

12 posted on 12/18/2011 8:36:14 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: stockpirate

He’s not Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, but he did violate the government’s trust in him. (Albeit they shouldn’t have)


13 posted on 12/18/2011 8:37:22 PM PST by I Shall Endure
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To: digger48

In other words, the reason they never wanted homosexuals in the military in the first place. They are mentally and emotionally unstable. That a good defense since the military has been saying that for years.


14 posted on 12/18/2011 8:37:51 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop BIG Government Greed Now!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He will be tip toeing through the tulips in prison.


15 posted on 12/18/2011 8:43:40 PM PST by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: stockpirate

That has to be one of the most idiotic statements I have read on this site. Can you provide some details as to the “GREAT service to freedom” this little pole smoker provided?


16 posted on 12/18/2011 8:45:25 PM PST by ApeStyle
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To: stockpirate; Sick of Lefties; Chainmail; StrongandPround; lilyramone; crusadersoldier; Ellzeena; ...
stockpirate wrote:
Manning did a GREAT service to freedom in America. Yes, some toes got stepped on, but what we learned was worth the pain.
Huh?
17 posted on 12/18/2011 8:47:03 PM PST by narses
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To: narses

You’re the third to call him out on this. No responses yet...


18 posted on 12/18/2011 8:49:06 PM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How odd that a gender confused soldier who thinks he is a woman would have the last name of Man-ning.

And that he was turned in by a former hacker named Lamo.

And that is what Manning is: lame-o.

His homosexuality is not an excuse for deliberately diseminating classified information to anyone not approved to see it.

He needs to be out away for a very long time.

Seventy years ago, he would have been shot.


19 posted on 12/18/2011 8:51:04 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: TASMANIANRED

The article doesn’t tell us what rank the female superior was. I assume she was an officer, but could the female have been an E5 or E6?


20 posted on 12/18/2011 8:52:31 PM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Rembrandt

I took the statement to be about “the instability of flaming fagots and the PC requirements imposed on the US Military.”


21 posted on 12/18/2011 8:52:38 PM PST by D Rider
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To: Grizzled Bear

Yea Im waiting


22 posted on 12/18/2011 8:53:03 PM PST by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: stockpirate

Peyton or Eli? Yes they are great.


23 posted on 12/18/2011 8:53:18 PM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: Enterprise

Iirc she was a NCO.


24 posted on 12/18/2011 8:53:32 PM PST by narses
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To: TASMANIANRED
thank you... didn't even lose his clearance!
25 posted on 12/18/2011 9:00:05 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Rembrandt

Hang him in public!


26 posted on 12/18/2011 9:01:35 PM PST by WellyP (REAL)
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To: D Rider

‘I took the statement to be about “the instability of flaming fagots and the PC requirements imposed on the US Military.”’

I agree with your statement but really want to see what stockpirate has to say since he/she/it posted the article.


27 posted on 12/18/2011 9:02:12 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: stockpirate

{{{CRICKETS}}}


28 posted on 12/18/2011 9:03:16 PM PST by narses
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To: denydenydeny

drama queen == homosexual


29 posted on 12/18/2011 9:05:34 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Rembrandt; stockpirate
I agree with your statement but really want to see what stockpirate has to say since he/she/it posted the article.

You've kept us in suspense long enough...

30 posted on 12/18/2011 9:06:05 PM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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To: stockpirate

Praise of evidently treasonous activities on this conservative site does not meet any minimal standard of rationality, absent some detailed and convincing explanation.

Unless you care to explain why releases of thousands of classified docs which caused enormous problems for our military and diplomats across numerous countries is a “service to freedom” thoughtful people will conclude that you are neither serious nor respectable in making such hit-and-run remarks.

It would not be any plausible argument merely to cite a few items of info that you think are good to have in the public arena. The beginnings of a plausible argument would need to justify the entirety of the release plus justify a principle that it’s permissible to violate all document classifications when you (the individual) think it might be good to do so.


31 posted on 12/18/2011 9:41:13 PM PST by Enchante
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If he had struck a superior like they say, I’m pretty sure that there would have been, at the very least, Article 15 proceedings placed against him.

But there is no mention of that. Which is very fishy.


32 posted on 12/18/2011 9:55:30 PM PST by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

My goodness he’s a walking sterotype.


33 posted on 12/18/2011 10:35:33 PM PST by mockingbyrd
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To: mockingbyrd
My goodness he’s a walking sterotype.

Check out the second courtroom sketch included in that article. It looks like the artist was trying to have a little fun at the traitor's expense.

34 posted on 12/18/2011 10:44:41 PM PST by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: narses

I think it’s something that rhymes with “stock” that he’s a pirate of......


35 posted on 12/18/2011 10:48:27 PM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Manning faces charges including aiding the enemy, which carries life imprisonment.

He should be shot on National TV..


36 posted on 12/19/2011 1:59:05 AM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: TASMANIANRED

That was my first reaction, especially when the reporting just flew right over it like it was commonplace.


37 posted on 12/19/2011 3:32:52 AM PST by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Maybe the female superior just whipped his ass.

Been known to happen. That avoids the article 15 for both the subordinate and superior.

And maintains good order and discipline.


38 posted on 12/19/2011 5:03:21 AM PST by msrngtp2002 (Just my opinion.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

No fighting in the war room.


39 posted on 12/19/2011 6:02:11 AM PST by jim_trent
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To: gogogodzilla

“If he had struck a superior like they say, I’m pretty sure that there would have been, at the very least, Article 15 proceedings placed against him. But there is no mention of that. Which is very fishy.”

You got that right.

Could it be they were already investigating him for treason?


40 posted on 12/19/2011 3:28:05 PM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Political correctness concerning gays in the
military didn’t wait until DADT repeal to
have casualties.


41 posted on 12/19/2011 4:05:04 PM PST by WKTimpco (Traditional Values Counter Revolution)
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To: stockpirate

-—crickets-—


42 posted on 12/20/2011 6:09:36 PM PST by narses
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To: Grizzled Bear; Rembrandt; Enchante

Ping.


43 posted on 12/20/2011 6:11:59 PM PST by narses
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To: stockpirate
Manning did a GREAT service...

Rump pirate Manning's "GREAT service" possibly has gotten or will get CIA agents in the field killed. Are you okay with that?

44 posted on 12/20/2011 6:22:46 PM PST by 50mm (Trust nobody and you'll never be disappointed.)
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To: Grizzled Bear

Posted the same thing on another thread about Ron Paul calling Bradley Manning a ‘political hero.’ Takes all kinds.


45 posted on 12/20/2011 6:25:21 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Manning is a hopeless loser and a traitor. I hope the rest of his life is one nightmare after another and that he eventually rots in Hell. Just my personal opinion.


46 posted on 12/20/2011 6:27:20 PM PST by alarm rider (I took the pledge, I will never vote for another RINO, not now, not ever.)
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To: EDINVA

I’m surprised our local cheerleader for the sodomites hasn’t earned himself a lightening enema.

You know FRs policy on homosexuality...


47 posted on 12/21/2011 8:22:38 AM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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