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The Courage of Bradley Manning

I want to share an article that moved me very deeply on this day. Here is a profound part of it:

Bradley Manning served democracy far better than the generals who want him sent to jail
Soldiers keeping their mouths shut keeps things in the same sorry condition, writes Afghanistan veteran and author Joe Glenton

"....Manning has wrestled back something of enormous value to us. And he’s done it at huge risk. Cowards and traitors, we should recall, are not renowned for facing down decades in prison on points of principle – which he must have known was on the cards. His is the territory of actual heroism. If there has been one episode in the War on Terror which truly represents the idea of a selfless soldier, it is the courage of the Bradley Manning."

Source The Independent




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Bump for Bradley Manning

and for transparency in Government, (One more lie the Current Occupant told on the campaign trail.)

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Transparency bump

For Bradley Manning, John Kiriakou and all people, past, present and future, who would follow their conscience at great personal risk. Please take a look at this link:

http://www.dailypaul.com/276682/new-film-by-an-oscar-nominee...

which discusses the documentary, Silenced. There's a kickstarter program to get it finished with some very nice perks for people who pledge. It might a good way to wake some people up.

*Disclaimer: I don't have anything to do with the documentary, or kickstarter. I found out about it from the thread mentioned and immediately went to pledge support. There are only 10 days remaining to pledge.

Bump

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"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When ... the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free."

People in Europe ask why America is no longer a free country

-- it is because most people just do not care to be free.

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Two many in America have

Two many in America have welcomed socialism where they look first to the government to solve their problems. The benefits from the many socialist programs available is just one way. Norman Thomas,former associate editor of the Socialist Party USA magazine, The Nation declared America would never knowingly adopt socialism: But under the name of liberalism, they would adopt every fragment of socialism without knowing how it happened. Sam Webb, chief of the Communist party USA stated inn a speech at the CPUSA National convention with the election of Obama America was now," on the road to socialism." America started down the road toward socialism in 1913. Few citizens seem to know who colonel Edward Mandel House and the part his book, Philip Dru, Administrator played in The United States of America adopting socialist ideas. Karl Marx dreamed of a socialist United States.It doesn't matter where Obama is called a Marxist, socialist, Muslim or even a communist. His mentor as well as Hillary Clinton's mentor was Saul Alinsky. Alinsky's book, RULES for RADICALS has been Obama's play book.

Bob Marshall