Collateral Murder Revisited: One day, the guys getting killed might be you.Submitted by Michael Nystrom on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 04:35
Bradley Manning is going to jail for 20 years not because he did this, but because he exposed this. If you haven't seen the video, please spare the time for Bradley. He's sentenced to 20 years in a cage because of it. Can you spare 17 minutes to find out why?
If you have seen it, please take the time to watch it again in full. I watched it when it came out. Highly disturbing: The idea that somehow I'm doing this, at least enabling it with my taxes is disturbing. Worse yet is that I'm doing nothing towards stopping it. What can one do, aside from throw one's body on the gears of the machine?
He's no chicken. I hope one day I can have that kind of courage.
History chose Bradley Manning. Once upon a time, he was just like us. An anonymous nobody. There's no telling when history might choose you, too.
This was originally posted on the Daily Paul on on April 7, 2010, by legalizeliberty.
The video was shocking and disgusting when it premiered. And ultimately, disappointing, because nothing happened. No one was brought to justice. But now, nearly 3 years later, the "justice" is being served on the wrong person, on the wrong side.
On July 6, 2010, Private Bradley Manning, a 22 year old intelligence analyst with the United States Army in Baghdad, was charged with disclosing this video (after allegedly speaking to an unfaithful journalist). The whistleblower behind the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, has called Mr. Manning a 'hero'. He is currently imprisoned in Kuwait. The Apache crew and those behind the cover up depicted in the video have yet to be charged. To assist Private Manning, please see www.bradleymanning.org.
Make no mistake: Bradley Manning is a political prisoner.