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Manning says US public lied to about Iraq from the start
Yahoo! News / Agence France-Presse ^ | June 15, 2014

Posted on 06/14/2014 10:07:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The detained US soldier convicted of leaking a trove of secret documents to WikiLeaks made a rare foray into public life Saturday to warn Americans they were being lied to about Iraq once more.

Chelsea Manning is serving a 35-year prison sentence on espionage charges and other offenses for passing along 700,000 secret documents, including diplomatic cables and military intelligence files, to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks in the largest-scale leak in US history.

"I understand that my actions violated the law. However, the concerns that motivated me have not been resolved," the soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning wrote in a New York Times editorial.

"As Iraq erupts in civil war and America again contemplates intervention, that unfinished business should give new urgency to the question of how the United States military controlled the media coverage of its long involvement there and in Afghanistan."

President Barack Obama said this week he was "looking at all the options" to halt the offensive that has brought militants within 50 miles (80 kilometers) of Baghdad's city limits, but ruled out any return of US combat troops....

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: bradleymanning; iraq; obama; wikileaks
Why is this creature being allowed to write an op/ed for the New York Times? When does Charles Manson become the Los Angeles Times theatre critic?
1 posted on 06/14/2014 10:07:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s just on his period.


2 posted on 06/14/2014 10:13:06 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks ( Laughter is the best medicine, unless you have diarrhea.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And yet Youtube video maker Nakoula Basseley Nakoula is kept incommunicado in a Federal prison for 11 months on a probation violation. WTH?


3 posted on 06/14/2014 10:14:12 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

[cue David Lee Roth]

“Siddown, dildo!”


4 posted on 06/14/2014 10:15:37 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good gravy, I wish this guy would just shut and go away.


5 posted on 06/14/2014 10:17:25 PM PDT by DemforBush (A repo man is always intense.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Someone undergoing a sex change is having his and her writings published by the New York Times. Just wow.


6 posted on 06/14/2014 10:21:06 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: petitfour

Wasn’t he court martialed, convicted and reduced to Private, E-1? What country is this, again?


7 posted on 06/14/2014 10:22:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

loppedoff is just angry about being surrounded by all those ‘nasty’ men...


8 posted on 06/14/2014 10:28:31 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The boy has “issues”. He thinks he’s a woman and he wants us to believe him? Get outta town. He ain’t right in the head.


9 posted on 06/14/2014 10:32:20 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not you.


10 posted on 06/14/2014 10:35:37 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That what I want to know also. Why is a prisoner in a military prison being allowed to communicate with, and write articles, for a newspaper?? And why is the MSM giving this wide publicity????

And speaking of this person, why is it that this trans-whatever traitor, by its actions, is NOT a bad reflection on the “LBGT” peoples??????


11 posted on 06/14/2014 10:38:35 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This guy should face a firing squad!!! Chelsey is a traitor!!!


12 posted on 06/14/2014 10:54:26 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why is Bradley still breathing? What happened to “summary execution”?


13 posted on 06/14/2014 11:52:53 PM PDT by gura (If Allah is so great, why does he need fat sexually confused fanboys to do his dirty work? -iowahawk)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unless Manning spells out what were the lies, all he is giving is empty rhetoric. G’by Manning. Your 15 minutes is up.


14 posted on 06/15/2014 12:07:05 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: jonrick46

Did you know you’re about to pay for his sex-change operation, estrogen regime and the rest along with all the expenses of keeping him in prison?


15 posted on 06/15/2014 12:08:52 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Did you know you’re about to pay for his sex-change operation . . ?"

This is natural selection in self destruct mode. What would Darwin say? He would say, "You stupid sex changers. Did millions of years of evolution turn you into a sex changer? How is it possible that one becomes a deserter from the battle of the fittest?"

16 posted on 06/15/2014 12:28:18 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: TigersEye

Nakoula Brasseley (YouTube filmmaker blamed for Benghazi) has just been exposed as a MOSLEM AGENT working for the White House.

Walid Shoebat just blew the lid off that little episode.

Google Shoebat and the filmmaker’s name and you’ll find Shoebat’s article dated approx June 12, 2014.


17 posted on 06/15/2014 12:46:51 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good point. I did not go to the source article, but my thought when I read the part quoted here is that little Bradley did not write this. This whole leaking incident has been a well planned progressive stunt from the very beginning.

I suspect the same can be said for the Snowden affair.

Looks to me like, the progressives want to tarnish the reputations of the entire military and the entire intelligence community so that when any of the loyal Americans who are in those institutions speak up they will not be trusted by those of us who are patriots.


18 posted on 06/15/2014 5:39:23 AM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: Bigg Red

Good freaking gravy, people, get your butts out of knee jerk mode and read what the little peckerwood revealed. Both Iraq adventures were an idiot replay of Viet Nam, doomed to the same ending from the start, and for what...? Weapons of mass destruction my backside. You ever read the skinny on the “Gulf of Tonkin Incident?” Just Google it, the energy required is a mouse click. We either get smarter or we crash and burn. (Walks away shaking head, muttering...)


19 posted on 06/15/2014 7:59:00 AM PDT by Yollopoliuhqui
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To: gura
Why is Bradley still breathing? What happened to “summary execution”?

Those are limited to domestic no knock warrants now.

20 posted on 06/15/2014 8:02:40 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: gura

This could be Baraq’s diversion of the day...


21 posted on 06/15/2014 8:06:51 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Yollopoliuhqui

They were doomed because the democrats would not support either cause. The first war achieved it’s goal of kicking Iraq out of Kuwait. In the second Iraq war, Bush had the terrorists on the run. A war, btw, that was voted on in Congress and accepted by Congress.

With a clowning press and the emergence of the man from nowhere who we STILL know nothing about, the tide in the war in Iraq was turned here in the states, not in Iraq.

Taking office, Obama intentionally squandered any resolve to do the right thing in Iraq for purely political purposes.

Iraq is in the mess it is right now because of the one named Odumbo.

Chelsea(leather pants) Manning is a traitor to his country. I think that it is sweet that you liked reading what he revealed.

I suggest you go score some more weed and have a toke or two. It will calm you down...


22 posted on 06/15/2014 8:18:06 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"I understand that my actions violated the law. However, the concerns that motivated me have not been resolved,"

Bravo-Sierra, Bradley. Your 'concern' was homosexuals serving openly in the US Military. You had a hissy fit about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", and this, and this *alone* impelled you to commit espionage.

Had you merely 'soldiered on' without your act of espionage, and dare I say it, yes I dare, *TREASON*, your 'concern' would have been addressed in a manner your would have considered more than adequate. Thus, in short, you are *NO* hero, but a stupid twit.

I sincerely hope you are required to serve every day of the 35 years of your sentence, because STUPID should hurt...

the infowarrior

23 posted on 06/15/2014 10:02:48 AM PDT by infowarrior
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To: LyinLibs
I read it here on FR. Thanks. Shoebat also wrote a couple of these articles back on Sept. 25th 2012.

Interesting that Nakoula the film maker is also a FedMob stooge.

Producer Of Anti-Islam Film Was Fed Snitch
L.A. man began cooperating after 2009 fraud bust

Interesting that Nakoula's websites track back to connections with 0bama.

Proof Positive - In My Opinion (who created Innocence of Muslims)(Obama)

Interesting that Nakoula's partner in the film was a palestinian Muslim with terrorist connections who was also watched by the Feds for three decades but never arrested and frequently bailed out by the Feds.

Why is the Coptic Christian filmmaker partners in crime with Coptic Christian hater? 9-25-12

Innocence of Muslims made by Terrorists 9-25-12

Nakoula and Eiad may have made the film.
Someone else handled "distribution" and "promotion" in Egypt.


24 posted on 06/15/2014 10:45:55 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: LyinLibs
This is also kind of interesting...

DoD contractor connected to Nakoula Youtube video

Montagraph put up a new video on May 1st. It is basically a refresher of his original findings of the connection between Stanley Inc., a DoD subcontractor, to the Innocence of Muslims video. He also shows when and by whom the name was changed.

BUSTED Once And For All

Here is a video by another Vlogger who demonstrates how Innocence of Muslims was traced to Stanley Inc. through the meta-data.

Benghazi's Smoking Gun

25 posted on 06/15/2014 10:57:30 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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