Skip to comments.Did Wikileaks pay Bradley Manning for information? (sure sounds like it)
Posted on 12/23/2011 6:08:23 AM PST by Libloather
Did Wikileaks pay Bradley Manning for information?
By Charley Keyes, CNN Senior National Security Producer
updated 3:51 PM EST, Thu December 22, 2011
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Pfc. Bradley Manning allegedly suggested to someone at the Kansas military prison where he is being held that WikiLeaks paid for the hundreds of thousands of leaked documents, according to a legal document filed in the Article 32 proceedings for Manning.
"PFC Manning allegedly responded with, 'I sold information to WikiLeaks,' " according to the defense document.
"Shortly after this alleged statement, the guards realized that (name blacked out) should not have been in the pre-trial area," the statement continues.
But the claim seems to contradict a claim made by Manning to a hacker named Adrian Lamo. Manning confided in Lamo about his access to the classified documents. In an instant message exchange obtained by Wired Magazine, Manning wrote he could have made a lot of money selling the documents to Russia or China but rejected the idea because "it belongs in the public domain," and "information should be free."
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But Ron Paul says Manning is a hero and a patriot!
Where are the Paulbots on this issue? All I hear are crickets chirping.