To: Soul of the South
The military of Patton, McArthur, Eisenhower, Marshall, Bradley and Nimitz would have convicted Manning for treason and taken him out to the firing squad.
The way I understand the law, which is just an layman's view, is the government had to prove his intent was to pass info directly to, not indirectly, specific known enemy spies, not broadcast across the bandwaves in public.
Ya , I know, that leaves a BIG LOOPHOLE for future spies to claim "whissleblower" status.
posted on 08/21/2013 8:16:22 AM PDT
("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
“...the government had to prove his intent was to pass info directly to, not indirectly, specific known enemy spies, ...”
Don’t think for a moment HE didn’t know that ahead of time. He was coached on what and how-to.
That’s the guy they need to find as well.
posted on 08/21/2013 9:08:33 AM PDT
(The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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