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  • 911 Call: Bradley Manning Threatened Stepmother With Knife (link only)

    03/29/2011 7:50:45 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 9 replies
    WIRED Threat Level ^ | 29 Mar 2011 | Kim Zetter
    Link only. 911 Call: Bradley Manning Threatened Stepmother With Knife
  • Perhaps Obama Never Heard The Long Legged Mack Daddy

    03/23/2011 7:49:56 PM PDT · by Christus_Rex · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | March 23, 2011 | Hon. James David Manning, PhD
    Hon. James David Manning, PhD speaks about Barack Hussein "Long Legged Mack Daddy" Obama hearing the names given to him, his wife, and his trashy mama. Recorded on 23 March 2011. Go to and for more information.
  • About 35 arrested at rally for Wikileaks suspect ('hactivist' Army Pfc. Bradley Manning)

    03/20/2011 8:42:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    CBS 8 ^ | 3/20/11 | BEN NUCKOLS
    About 35 arrested at rally for Wikileaks suspectBy BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press Updated: Mar 20, 2011 11:07 PM EDT TRIANGLE, Va. (AP) - Wearing T-shirts and carrying signs bearing the smiling image of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, hundreds of people rallied Sunday outside the base where he's being detained on charges of providing classified data to Wikileaks. **SNIP** David House, a friend who has visited Manning about 15 times since September, told the protesters that Manning appreciated their support. "It's stuff like this that gives Bradley hope," House said. "When I go in there, look him in the eyes and...
  • Firm Fires Back At Blogger Allegations Over Manning Rally Press Release

    03/17/2011 7:21:19 AM PDT · by concretebob · 6 replies
    Susan Katz Keating ^ | 17 March 2011 | Susan Katz Keating
    Firm Fires Back At Blogger Allegations Over Manning Rally Press ReleaseThis week, a press release was issued (text after the jump) with details about a rally planned for March 20 in support of Pfc. Bradley Manning. Manning is being held on a Marine Corps base in Quantico, V.A. on charges that he’s responsible for turning over classified information to Wikileaks. He’s been held since July, and some have called into question his treatment while in custody, saying that Manning has been abused. State Department spokesperson P.J. Crowley resigned from his post last week over his criticism of the way Manning...
  • The New York Times’ Crocodile Tears For Private Manning

    03/15/2011 12:18:49 PM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 15 replies
    The New York Times ran an editorial today entitled “the Abuse of Private Manning.” Their crocodile tears for this alleged traitor are sickening. The Times editors complain that Pfc. Bradley Manning is being abused in prison while confined on charges that the editors minimize as simply handing government files to WikiLeaks What the Times editors leave out is that the charges rise to treason. They include “aiding the enemy,” wrongfully causing intelligence to be published on the Internet where it could be accessed by “the enemy,” theft of public records, and transmitting defense information. The charges stem from Manning’s alleged...
  • Manning Hires PR Firm To Tell Lies

    03/14/2011 5:02:41 PM PDT · by concretebob · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Susan Katz Keating ^ | 14 March 2011 | Susan Katz Keating
    Bradley Manning P.R. Flak Admits Deliberate Lie; Refuses to Correct Deceptive Press Release Do publicists ever lie on purpose? Do they ever admit to lying, but then refuse to correct their misinformation?You be the judge. To help you make your decision, I will present evidence in the form of a dialogue between myself and an actual publicist. First the excerpt. Me: So you knew it was wrong when you sent it out? FitzGibbon Principal Publicist Naomi Seligman: Yes. Me: When are you sending out the correction? Seligman: I don't think I'll send a correction. Now for the background. As we...
  • EDITORIAL: Obama’s Latest Torture--Administration hypocrisy over treatment of WikiLeaks prisoner

    03/14/2011 1:29:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 7 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | March 14, 2011 | Editorial
    President Obama is feeling the heat over the treatment of WikiLeaks suspect Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning. During the 2008 presidential campaign, Mr. Obama took unseemly advantage of the accusation that George W. Bush's administration tortured terrorist detainees. Now even an O Force insider is strongly hinting that the administration’s conduct toward the individual thought to have leaked thousands of classified documents amounts to torture. Pfc. Manning’s attorney, David Coombs, last week released a letter in which Pfc. Manning purportedly described the “ordeal” he suffered in January during a three-day suicide watch at the brig where he is being held...
  • Left unites behind Crowley

    03/14/2011 11:00:00 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Politico 44 ^ | March 14, 2011 | Abby Phillip
    Liberals have found another reason to be angry with President Obama: the ouster of P.J. Crowley, the State Department spokesman who announced his resignation Sunday after criticizing the Pentagon for its treatment of the WikiLeaks case suspect Private Bradley Manning. Jane Hamsher, one of Obama’s consistent antagonists at the liberal blog FireDogLake, which probably most epitomizes former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs’s epithet “the professional left,” is leading the charge. She wrote Monday in support of a protest against Manning’s treatment and Crowley’s firing with a march from the State Department to the White House. “With his firing...
  • Is Obama embracing torture? State Dept spokesman out of a job after criticizing treatment of Manning

    03/14/2011 8:46:52 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 11 replies ^ | March 14 2011 |
    A State Department spokesman is out of a job after publicly criticizing the military's treatment of alleged WikiLeaker Bradley Manning. Obama maintains that Manning's treatment is "appropriate". State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley resigned under pressure on Sunday, a few days after telling a small audience at MIT that the Obama administration's treatment of alleged WikiLeaks secret-spiller Pfc. Bradley Manning has been "ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid." Asked about the criticism, Obama said the Pentagon had assured him that the conditions of Manning's detention — including, reportedly, some enforced nudity and 23 hours a day of solitary time — are "appropriate...
  • P.J. Crowley resigns over Manning remark (Dept of State)

    03/13/2011 12:19:54 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 19 replies
    Politico ^ | 3-13-11 | Mike Allen, Josh Gerstein
    State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley has resigned after publicly crossing swords with the Pentagon over the treatment of an Army soldier accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified military reports and sensitive diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks. A deputy secretary for public affairs, Crowley had been on the outs with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and rarely accompanied her on her travels abroad. Michael Hammer, President Barack Obama’s NSC spokesman, had been sent to State earlier this year, with the plan for him to succeed Crowley, sources said.
  • "It's time to END the Player's Union and REPAIR the NFL"

    03/12/2011 3:04:49 PM PST · by publius321 · 67 replies
    I wrote a piece at ThurstonHowell.Net this morning titled "It's time to END the Player's Union and REPAIR the NFL" - in which I made the case that in a truly capitalist system, the CONSUMER should be the winner in any business and as a consumer, my main agenda is to advance the cause of there being a full season in 2011 -even if we are watching "scrubs" like they did back in the 80's - or was it early 90's? The cool thing about that year was that some players made the teams after the strike was over and...
  • It's time to END the Player's Union and REPAIR the NFL

    03/12/2011 9:48:01 AM PST · by publius321 · 33 replies
    ThurstonHowell.NET ^ | Thurston Howell
    by Thurston Howell The thing that bothers me about professional sports the past few decades is –not- the large salaries athletes are paid. What bothers me is the fact that the teams that supposedly represent the cities in which they play really say nothing about the cities or regions themselves. Most of the players are not FROM the cities in which they play and never lived there until a team paid them millions of dollars to “take their talents there”. For EXAMPLE, no matter how well the Miami Heat may play, Lebron James was born and raised in the Cleveland,...
  • State Department Spokesman: Bradley Manning Is Being ‘Mistreated’ in Prison

    03/11/2011 9:41:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | March 11, 2011 | Alana Goodman
    It’s hard to believe that the State Department spokesman, P.J. Crowley, not exactly one to shoot from the hip, would come out with a statement like this. But the Guardian is reporting that during a lecture an MIT, Crowley had some surprisingly harsh words about the Pentagon’s treatment of accused WikiLeaks leaker Pfc. Bradley Manning: Hillary Clinton’s spokesman has launched a public attack on the Pentagon for the way it is treating military prisoner Bradley Manning, the US soldier suspected of handing the US embassy cables to WikiLeaks. PJ Crowley, the assistant secretary of state for public affairs at the...
  • State Department criticizes Pentagon over Manning detention

    Regardless of which position one takes in the ongoing Bradley Manning saga, what the hell is the State Department thinking? "Hillary Clinton‘s spokesman has launched a public attack on the Pentagon for the way it is treating military prisoner Bradley Manning, the US soldier suspected of handing the US embassy cables to WikiLeaks." "PJ Crowley, the assistant secretary of state for public affairs at the US state department, has said Manning is being “mistreated” in the military brig at Quantico, Virginia. “What is being done to Bradley Manning is ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid on the part of the department...
  • Manning faces new charges, possible death penalty

    03/02/2011 2:55:55 PM PST · by fightinJAG · 39 replies
    MSNBC ^ | Mar 2, 2011 | Jim Miklaszewski and Courtney Kube
    WASHINGTON — Following an intensive seven-month investigation, the Army on Wednesday filed 22 additional charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of illegally downloading tens of thousands of classified U.S. military and State Department documents that were then publicly released by WikiLeaks, military officials tell NBC News.
  • Army Charges WikiLeaks Suspect With More Offenses

    03/02/2011 2:50:57 PM PST · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 2, 2011 | Robert Burns AP
    The Army said Wednesday it has filed 22 additional charges against Pvt. 1st Class Bradley E. Manning, the soldier suspected of providing classified government documents published by the WikiLeaks anti-secrecy group. Army officials said the charges accuse Manning of using unauthorized software on government computers to extract classified information, illegally download it and transmit the data for public release by what the Army termed "the enemy."
  • Manning: Obama becomes (Tea Party) Conservative Christian for 2012

    02/12/2011 1:59:31 PM PST · by libh8er · 10 replies
    Atlah ^ | 2.11.2012 | Rev James D Manning
  • President Barack Obama will visit Penn State University on Wednesday

    01/29/2011 6:48:07 AM PST · by AGreatPer · 62 replies
    The Patriot-News, Harrisburg ^ | 1/28/2011 | KARI ANDREN, The Patriot-News
    President Barack Obama will visit Penn State University's main campus on Wednesday as part of a push for his new energy goals laid out in Tuesday's State of the Union address. Details about the president's State College, Pa., visit will come later this afternoon, but Obama is expected to tour the campus and make remarks, said Jen Psaki, a White House spokeswoman.
  • Probe: Army ignored warnings over soldier [PFC Bradley Manning]

    01/28/2011 11:30:57 AM PST · by ConjunctionJunction · 23 replies
    The Miami Herald/McClatchy News ^ | January 28, 2011 | Nancy A. Youssef
    Probe: Army ignored warnings over soldier Supervisors unwisely sent to Iraq an Army private later accused of spreading sensitive information to WikiLeaks, an investigation has concluded. WASHINGTON -- Investigators have concluded that Army commanders ignored advice not to send to Iraq an Army private who is now accused of downloading hundreds of thousands of sensitive reports and diplomatic cables that ended up on the WikiLeaks website in the largest single security breach in American history, McClatchy has learned. Pfc. Bradley Manning's direct supervisor warned that Manning had thrown chairs at colleagues and shouted at higher ranking soldiers in the year...
  • Supporters of alleged WikiLeaker Bradley Manning consider him a ‘patriot,’ not a traitor

    01/27/2011 1:45:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 25, 2011 | Alexis Levinson
    While much of America views Bradley Manning, the private first class who has been accused of leaking secret documents to WikiLeaks, as a traitor, he does have some defenders who consider him nothing less than a patriot. “He was trying to help the country,” said Kevin Zeese, a member of the steering committee of the Bradley Manning Support Network. Zeese tells the story of Manning as a loss of innocence tale. The story of Manning, he says, is about “a guy who believes in America,” enlists in the army, and gets to Iraq only to discover that the country has,...
  • NBC: U.S. can't link accused Army private to Assange

    01/25/2011 8:20:09 AM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 13 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1/24/2011 | Jim Miklaszewski
    U.S. military officials tell NBC News that investigators have been unable to make any direct connection between a jailed army private suspected with leaking secret documents and Julian Assange, founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. The officials say that while investigators have determined that Manning had allegedly unlawfully downloaded tens of thousands of documents onto his own computer and passed them to an unauthorized person, there is apparently no evidence he passed the files directly to Assange, or had any direct contact with the controversial WikiLeaks figure.
  • Produce the Dog Gone Birth Certificate [Rev. Manning]

    01/22/2011 6:45:04 PM PST · by cycle of discernment · 31 replies ^ | posted November 21, 2008
    Whew...this dude is on fire!
  • Liberals lionizing gay leaker Bradley Manning into new lib hero

    12/28/2010 4:25:39 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 18 replies · 2+ views
    Examiner ^ | December 28, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Liberals lionizing gay leaker Bradley Manning into new lib hero. The liberals in the US and around the world are beginning to rally against disgraced, homosexual leaker Manning in a way that is reminiscent of supporters speaking out on behalf of a cult figure or hero. In the last few days, the liberals in the media have made quite a gigantic uproar about either the manner in which Manning is allegedly being mistreated by the US military, or whether all the evidence that may just exonerate him has actually been released. This phenomenon is explainable in the following way. In...
  • 'Inhumane' treatment for US soldier(Manning)in WikiLeaks (Waaaambulance Alert)

    12/24/2010 7:07:26 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 33 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/24/2010 | Yahoo News
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Months of "inhumane" solitary confinement are taking a toll on the US Army private suspected of passing secret government files to WikiLeaks, one of his supporters said after paying him a visit. "It has become obvious to me that (Bradley) Manning's physical and mental well-being are deteriorating," David House wrote on the blog Firedoglake, recounting a visit to the military brig where the accused soldier is being held. "It's become increasingly clear that the severe, inhumane conditions of his detention are wearing on Manning," he wrote. Held at a military brig in Virginia at the Quantico...
  • UN to Investigate Treatment of Jailed Leaks Suspect Bradley Manning

    12/23/2010 7:02:49 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Guardian ^ | Guardian
    The United Nations is investigating a complaint on behalf of Bradley Manning that he is being mistreated while held since May in US Marine Corps custody pending trial. The army private is charged with the unauthorised use and disclosure of classified information, material related to the WikiLeaks, and faces a court martial sometime in 2011. The office of Manfred Nowak, special rapporteur on torture based in Geneva, received the complaint from a Manning supporter; his office confirmed that it was being looked into. Manning's supporters say that he is in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day; this could...
  • Alleged WikiLeaks source suffers out of spotlight (PFC Bradley Manning doesn't get a pillow)

    12/20/2010 7:38:35 PM PST · by Libloather · 43 replies · 1+ views
    Irish Times ^ | 12/21/10 | LARA MARLOWE
    Alleged WikiLeaks source suffers out of spotlightThe Irish Times - Tuesday, December 21, 2010 Concern is growing over the harsh conditions of Bradley Manning’s detention as he awaits his court martial, writes LARA MARLOWE, Washington Correspondent WHILE JULIAN Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, celebrated his release on bail last week with cocktails before being driven to “mansion arrest” at a 650-acre estate in Sussex, Private First Class Bradley Manning was mouldering away in solitary confinement in the brig at the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Virginia, deprived of exercise, news or even a sheet or pillow. Assange (39) is preparing...
  • Irony Alert: Lawyers For Julian Assange Outraged That Details About His Sex Life Were Leaked

    12/20/2010 6:53:22 PM PST · by Brilliant · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 19, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    Oh, cry me a river… Lawyers for noted anti-American anarchist and professional leaker Julian Assange are outraged that information on his sex life was leaked to the press. His lawyers say they do not know who has given these documents to the media, but the purpose can only be one thing – trying to make Julian look bad. How tragic. The Australian reported: LAWYERS for Julian Assange have expressed anger about an alleged smear campaign against the Australian WikiLeaks founder. Incriminating police files were published in the British newspaper that has used him as its source for hundreds of leaked...
  • Bradley Manning's Prison Hell

    12/17/2010 6:53:47 AM PST · by La Lydia · 93 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Beast ^ | December 17, 2010
    The last time Bradley Manning saw the world outside of a jail, most Americans had never heard of WikiLeaks. On Friday, Manning, the man whose alleged unauthorized release of hundreds of thousands of classified documents put the website and its controversial leader, Julian Assange, on the map, turns 23 behind bars. Since his arrest in May, Manning has spent most of his 200-plus days in solitary confinement...his attorney, David Coombs, revealed key details about Manning’s imprisonment and kind gestures from his family that provided a bit of comfort in the inmate's otherwise extremely harsh incarceration.... Manning asked for a list...
  • Liberals Cry over the Treatment PFC Bradley Manning (Traitor) Receives in Prison

    12/19/2010 4:12:35 PM PST · by Starman417 · 16 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-19-10 | Curt
    Gotta agree with Jazz Shaw here, this kind of whining by the left about the "inhumane" prison treatment of the treasonous Manning is beyond idiotic, it's embarrassing. Jazz Shaw spent some with the Military Police while he was in the military, I spent 6 years working the county jails of Los Angeles. We talk from experience: And I’m here to tell you that some of these self-styled human rights experts and legal analysts have probably been smoking something which the authorities would also frown upon. What are these "inhumane" conditions for this POS? At 5:00 a.m. he is woken...
  • Today Show Portrays Wiki Leaker as a 'Teased' and 'Harassed' Victim of the Military

    12/01/2010 10:16:20 AM PST · by Citizen X_Area 51 · 50 replies · 1+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | 11.30.10 | Geoffrey Dickens
    Instead of leading with how Army Private First Class Bradley Manning may have jeopardized national security with his document dump to WikiLeaks, NBC's chief Pentagon correspondent Jim Miklaszewski, in his profile of Manning on Tuesday's Today show, told viewers he was the "most unlikely suspect, with a youthful smile" and portrayed him as an abused victim of the military. Miklaszewski used the New York Times' Ginger Thompson in his report to tell the tale of young man who apparently decided to avenge the abuse he had taken over the years, dating back to high school, by selling out his country.
  • The inhumane conditions of Bradley Manning's detention

    12/15/2010 12:36:06 PM PST · by Fractal Trader · 109 replies · 1+ views ^ | 15 December 2010 | GLENN GREENWALD
    Bradley Manning, the 22-year-old U.S. Army Private accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, has never been convicted of that crime, nor of any other crime. Despite that, he has been detained at the U.S. Marine brig in Quantico, Virginia for five months -- and for two months before that in a military jail in Kuwait -- under conditions that constitute cruel and inhumane treatment and, by the standards of many nations, even torture. Interviews with several people directly familiar with the conditions of Manning's detention, ultimately including a Quantico brig official (Lt. Brian Villiard) who confirmed much of what...
  • Berkeley council backs away from honoring soldier at center of WikiLeaks probe

    12/15/2010 8:07:52 AM PST · by SmithL · 10 replies
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 12/15/10 | Doug Oakley
    The Army private accused of giving sensitive wartime documents and a graphic combat video to the web site did not gain hero status in the eyes of the Berkeley City Council Tuesday night. In a 8-0 vote with one abstention, the council tabled the resolution brought by the city's Peace and Justice Commission, mostly because council members said they were reluctant to proclaim a hero someone who has neither admitted to nor been convicted of leaking the information. The vote to declare Army Pfc. Bradley Manning a hero came on the same day that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was...
  • Tonight! Conservative group to protest Berkeley celebrating (alleged) Wikileaks leaker

    12/14/2010 8:56:28 PM PST · by SmithL · 9 replies
    SFGate: Politics Blog ^ | 12/14/10 | Jon Garofoli
    Alert the local TV news crews, because here's an early Christmas present, Visuals Division: A conservative group -- with links to the Tea Party -- will be in Berkeley Tuesday night to protest its City Council thinking of celebrating the Army private accused of leaking the WikiLeaks documents. As Comrade Jones told us, Berkeley's Peace and Justice Commission (yes, yes, we know, "sooo Berkeley") recommended the city pass a resolution lauding Private Bradley Manning "for his courage in bringing the truth to the American people and the people of the world." That is the same commission that called the U.S....
  • A Nobel Peace Prize for Assange and Manning

    12/11/2010 5:53:08 AM PST · by DanMiller · 17 replies
    Opinion Forum ^ | December 10, 2010 | Tom Carter
    It’s time to think about nominating Julian Assange and Bradley Manning for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.  Who better to represent the views of the anti-American euro-lefties who select the winner –  five Norwegians selected by the Norwegian parliament — and their like-minded friends in the U.S.? Surely we could prevail on some of the Americans eligible to make nominations to consider Assange and Manning, given their preeminent contributions to the leftist cause.  After all, the Berkley, CA city council is about to declare Manning, who stole the documents Assange published, a hero and a patriot who deserves a medal. ...
  • Berkeley may honor Army private accused of leaks

    12/09/2010 2:06:57 AM PST · by gusopol3 · 17 replies
    chron ^ | December 8, 2010
    The Berkeley City Council will consider a resolution that would declare the Army private suspected of leaking classified information to WikiLeaks a hero and call for his release.
  • Berkeley weighs honoring accused in WikiLeaks case

    12/08/2010 8:52:33 AM PST · by SmithL · 7 replies
    BERKELEY -- Berkeley City Council members are considering a resolution that would declare the Army private suspected of leaking classified information to WikiLeaks a hero and call for his release. The council is expected to vote on the resolution in support of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is being held in a military brig, on Tuesday. It has already been approved by the city's Peace and Justice Commission. . . .
  • WikiLeaks and double standards in a toxic media environment

    12/07/2010 3:31:11 AM PST · by AustralianConservative · 2 replies
    Australian Conservative ^ | December 7, 2010 | Ben-Peter Terpstra
    Before publishing classified information, media elites should consider the potential effect on their profession (I wouldn’t expect them to care about public safety). It’s shameful. Or to quote the Professor of Sociology (University of Kent, England) Frank Furedi: “Myself, I am struck by the unattractive self-congratulatory tone taken by the newspapers that announced to the world that they, too, have seen the scraps of memoranda scattered across the internet.” And his spiked online piece closes on a grim note: “There was a time when brave men and women took it upon themselves – at significant personal cost – to reveal...
  • WikiLeaks: Enemy Of The State Department

    12/02/2010 6:14:59 AM PST · by ChrisBoundsTX · 12 replies
    Liberty Juice ^ | 12/02/2010 | Chris Bounds
    Unless you have been in a hole for the past two weeks you have seen news cycle plagued with stories about the 251,000 stolen U.S. State Department documents that were released to the public by WikiLeaks. The release has left an immeasurable stain on America and its foreign policy on the world stage. Spiegel bluntly summarized the embarrassment that the released documents left: "Never before in history has a superpower lost control of such vast amounts of such sensitive information — data that can help paint a picture of the foundation upon which US foreign policy is built. Never before...
  • Wikileaker: U.S. Army PFC Bradley Manning's Charge Sheet

    12/02/2010 6:03:25 AM PST · by WaterBoard · 16 replies
    Check out all 4 pages in the pdf file.

    12/01/2010 2:58:28 PM PST · by Syncro · 93 replies · 2+ views
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | December 1, 2010 | Ann Coulter
    BRADLEY MANNING: POSTER BOY FOR 'DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL' by Ann CoulterDecember 1, 2010The two biggest stories this week are WikiLeaks' continued publication of classified government documents, which did untold damage to America's national security interests, and the Democrats' fanatical determination to repeal "don't ask, don't tell" and allow gays to serve openly in the military. The mole who allegedly gave WikiLeaks the mountains of secret documents is Pfc. Bradley Manning, Army intelligence analyst and angry gay. We've heard 1 billion times about the Army translator who just wanted to serve his country, but was cashiered because of whom he loved. I'll see...
  • WikiLeaked: John Kerry calls for Israel to cede Golan Heights and East Jerusalem

    11/29/2010 2:51:37 PM PST · by ncfool · 36 replies ^ | Monday, November 29, 2010 | Josh Rogin
    On a February trip to the Middle East, Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman John Kerry (D-MA) told Qatari leaders that the Golan Heights should be returned to Syria, that a Palestinian capital should be established in East Jerusalem as part of the Arab-Israeli peace process, and that he was "shocked" by what he saw on a visit to Gaza. Kerry discussed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in a visit to Qatar during separate meetings with Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani and the Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa, as revealed by the disclosure of diplomatic cables by the website...
  • WikiLeaked: John Kerry calls for Israel to cede Golan Heights and East Jerusalem

    11/29/2010 2:55:08 PM PST · by SanFranDan · 11 replies via Drudge ^ | 11/29/10 | Josh Rogin
    On a February trip to the Middle East, Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman John Kerry (D-MA) told Qatari leaders that the Golan Heights should be returned to Syria, that a Palestinian capital should be established in East Jerusalem as part of the Arab-Israeli peace process, and that he was "shocked" by what he saw on a visit to Gaza. Kerry discussed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in a visit to Qatar during separate meetings with Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani and the Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa, as revealed by the disclosure of diplomatic cables by the website...
  • WikiLeaks: Russians smell anti-Obama conspiracy

    11/29/2010 2:55:14 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 33 replies ^ | November 29, 2010 | Fred Weir
    In Russia, the motherland of conspiracy theories, almost no one believes that Julian Assange and WikiLeaks are free agents acting on a desire to crack official secrecy and broaden the horizons of public awareness. Although the more than a quarter-million secret US diplomatic cables spilled into cyberspace by WikiLeaks on Sunday include just 3,337 reports prepared by the US Embassy in Moscow, many Russians are already viewing it as part of a plot by American hardliners to discredit President Obama and, perhaps, to undermine his fragile efforts to “reset” US-Russia relations. .... “I have no doubt that this was a...
  • WikiLeaks: Ayatollah Khameni has terminal cancer

    11/29/2010 3:07:40 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 31 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | Nov. 29, 2010 | Damien McElroy
    Iran's Supreme Leader has terminal cancer and could die within months US officials were told by a well-placed Iranian informant, diplomatic cables show. Ayatollah Khamenei, the chief religious leader of Iran, who holds the final word in state affairs is a hardliner well-known to be hostile to America. Details of the health and lifestyle of the 71-year old are shrouded in secrecy. Any credible information that he was dying would fundamentally change the diplomatic stakes in negotiations between Tehran and its Western adversaries. The US consulate in Istanbul reported in August, 2009 that a businessman close to Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani,...
  • Sarah Palin blasts Obama administration for WikiLeaks 'fiasco'

    11/29/2010 1:40:18 PM PST · by Nachum · 35 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/29/10 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    Sarah Palin says the U.S. government’s inability to stop the latest WikiLeaks release is all President Barack Obama’s fault. Sunday’s document dump of classified State Department cables is the result of the “Obama administration’s incompetent handling of this whole fiasco,” Palin wrote in a Monday afternoon Facebook post, and could have been precluded with more aggressive action by administration officials to protect private documents.
  • Media Ignore Gay Source for WikiLeaks

    11/29/2010 12:58:05 PM PST · by Olympiad Fisherman · 24 replies · 4+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | 11/29/2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    As the Senate returns to Washington to debate such matters as the Pentagon’s homosexual exclusion policy, major media coverage of the disclosure of thousands of sensitive U.S. Government cables by WikiLeaks has curiously and conveniently ignored the homosexual orientation and anti-American motivation of the alleged leaker, Pfc. Bradley Manning, now in prison ...
  • How 250,000 US embassy cables were leaked

    11/29/2010 8:24:00 AM PST · by Rutles4Ever · 122 replies · 2+ views
    The Guardian UK ^ | 11/28/2010 | David Leigh
    It was childishly easy, according to the published chatlog of a conversation Manning had with a fellow-hacker. "I would come in with music on a CD-RW labelled with something like 'Lady Gaga' … erase the music … then write a compressed split file. No one suspected a thing ... [I] listened and lip-synched to Lady Gaga's Telephone while exfiltrating possibly the largest data spillage in American history." He said that he "had unprecedented access to classified networks 14 hours a day 7 days a week for 8+ months".
  • Rep. King urges U.S. to take action against WikiLeaks

    11/28/2010 9:15:39 PM PST · by CaptainK · 53 replies · 1+ views
    Newsday ^ | 11/28/2010 | TOM BRUNE
    After WikiLeaks' unauthorized release of a quarter of a million State Department documents Sunday, Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) called for the Swedish website to be designated a "foreign terrorist organization" and its founder Julian Assange to be charged as a spy. "WikiLeaks presents a clear and present danger to the national security of the United States," he wrote Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. "I strongly urge you to work within the administration to use every offensive capability of the U.S. government to prevent further damaging releases by WikiLeaks," said King in the letter he made public Sunday.
  • How 250,000 US embassy cables were leaked

    11/28/2010 5:07:33 PM PST · by PhilosopherStone1000 · 131 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | 11/28/2010 | David Leigh
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