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US Wikileaks soldier Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years

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  1. Outrageous!

    Bradley is a hero of humanity.

    IMPEACH OBARMY AND HIS FASCIST DICTATORSHIP NOW!!

  2. Apparently this actually means he’ll most likely be in prison for another 8-9 years.

    1. Christopher Coleman 21 Aug 2013, 4:02pm

      He has already been in prison for long enough.

  3. What he did was incredibly brave and self-sacrificing, his sentence is an outrage if not a surprise…

    I appreciate this is a gay website, but I fail to see why the man’s personal gender struggles makes up so much of this article.

    1. carmechanic 21 Aug 2013, 7:02pm

      By the same token, his being gay doesn’t excuse him from being a treasonous little shyte.

  4. Dan Walker 21 Aug 2013, 4:54pm

    Ok, I maybe old fashioned but when someone leaks details of national security why are we celebrating it? He is a crook! If the personal medical details are leaked we uproar, but national security is seen as minor. Get things into perspective!
    We r spied on from all places! Email, cctv, even when we buy food. Those detaile are stored.

    He hero this man ain’t!

    1. Have you seen any of the wiki leaks cables? Here you go, I’ll take the liberty of linking you to a leaked video http://youtu.be/kLic1Y3re-A . Exposing war crimes is not crime.

      1. nixiotemba 21 Aug 2013, 7:13pm

        exposing war crimes should be a duty

      2. Oh but it is in Obarmy’s fascist dictatorship, Adam.

        But then, in the insane world of US politics black is white and 2+2=5.

        And now they’re after Snowden for exposing the Globalist’s plan to erect a global control grid of total surveillance of every citizen on the planet.

        But hey, don’t worry while we have Ke$ha and Gaga to save us, ain’t that right boyz?!

        Go figure!

    2. It depends how you define it doesn’t it. What he did may not have been in the US governments interests, but it was in the interests of the US.

  5. When we hear where he is to be taken (prison) we must all send him well wish cards, birthday cards when it comes round, Xmas cards too.
    LET US NOT FORGET HIM!!

  6. jesterpanda 21 Aug 2013, 5:26pm

    Guys at least realize that he could have gotten a LOT worse. They were initially considering possible life imprisonment.
    I’d say that this, plus parole, means that he could have done a lot worse. And as Jon R said, he wont be in jail for that whole time either. I’d say that ultimately speaking, this wasn’t a total loss for his cause.

    Could it have gone better? of course, but remember, it could be so much worse.

  7. He deserves what he got….. These people leaking secrets, have put your family and your family at risk. At the end of day who is worse, terrorists or a few rogue soldiers.

    You can’t have it all

    1. Yeah, right…

      At grave risk of seeing atrocities carried out with our money and in our name.

      That would never do – mustn’t let the cat out of the bag !

      1. Spot on. It seems the risk our militaries pose to Iraqi and Afghan lives doesn’t count. That is to say, those civilians aren’t really “people”, they don’t have “families”.

        As an aside, think, I wonder if you noticed that there have been far more terrorism plots against this country – where my family live – since we invaded those countries. 7/7, Woolwich – the protagonists named our invasions and crimes against foreign nations as motivation for their deranged reprisals.

        Bradley Manning’s exposé made the world safer. The British and American governments did not and do not. The way to discourage terrorism isn’t to cover up the slaughter of foreign civilians. The way to discourage terrorism is to not slaughter foreign civilians. If people like Manning can expose these crimes they’re less likely to take place, and then maybe all of us around the world can sleep a little more soundly at night.

        1. Our governments don’t want a safer world:- they want endless wars and suffering in order to feed the industrial-military complex machine and keep the people docile and subservient.

          Wake up now or join the dots:- we already have zero hours functioning here in the UK as we edge into an age where slavery beckons and the elite who number less than 0.01% live the high life at the expense of the masses.

          Hunger Games, anyone?

          All political leaders in the West are bought and paid for to achieve these ends:- that is why Lib/Lab/Con have morphed into the same entity.

          Traitors one and all, and the day the people rise up and send these traitors packing to an island of their own where they can rape and pillage one another and leave the rest of us in peace cannot, frankly, come a moment too soon.

          The Guardian has been exposing their end game of ultimate surveillance and control daily since June, but seems most PN commentators are more concerned about the shlt that Gaga excretes ad nauseum.

  8. Let us hope he gets the Nobel Peace Prize – that would be some compensation for the dreadful error of giving it to Obama, and the torture that’s been inflicted on Bradley for exposing US war crimes…..

    1. Hear hear, MarkN.

      Obarmy is revealed to be a wolf in sheep’s clothing, controlled lock stock and barrel by the corporations and globalists, as indeed are our own parliamentary representatives.

      The chickens are coming home to roost and the shlt is surely hitting the fan.

      These are exciting times to be in as humanity awakens to the tyranny that seeks to oppress it:- and mass consciousness is stirring more quickly than the pace at which the technology that is being used to enslave us all is advancing.

      A new paradigm of freedom and universal love for all of humanity beckons…

      1. I wouldn’t be so optimistic if I were you, the US was bought, sold and paid for a long time ago. Look at Egypt, after overthrowing Hosni Mubarak and electing the Muslim Brotherhood they’ve gone back to a military dictatorship, after many said that Russia was making progress in the 90s they’ve gone back towards tyranny. History is cyclic and people go back to what they know best when it comes down to it. Freedom, democracy and civilisation are very precarious and easily lost.

        Nazi Germany proved that all too well as an advanced country at the heart of Europe.

        1. Yes Chris, but human consciousness will always overcome tyranny in the end.

          Look at Edward Snowden:- a man of conscience who, of his own behest, has single handedly brought down the entire surveillance program and exposed the global control grid that has been in the planning for decades.

          Now imagine that same level of conscience encapsulated in others who have the knowledge and information to expose the Globalist agenda for what it really is:- total control and human enslavement.

          Hidden truths are being blown wide open daily:- it is just a case of waiting for enough people to be stirred enough to shout “enough!”, turn off The X Factor and cancel their Gaga Twitter feed before humanity dismantles the control grid paid for by its own taxes and claims back its freedom.

          At the rate in which the ripples of truth are emerging into the light, it is just a matter of time, months, perhaps even days.

          1. Don’t worry, I agree with you in that openness, freedom and democracy should prevail but we must deal with reality.

            You say consciousness always overcomes tyranny but a quick look at history proves otherwise. It takes more than the good faith that you’re proposing to overcome centuries of tyranny (which has been the case globally). It takes action to make it reality and unfortunately I think far too many people are too apathetic.

  9. 35 years in prison is a perversion of justice. What he really deserves is freedom and the Nobel Peace Prize.

  10. friday jones 22 Aug 2013, 1:02am

    Pink News is ignoring the AP Style guidelines for reporting on transgender individuals, I see. In that very article it says that Manning is trans, yet the article is all “he his and him.”

    If President Obama is one tenth the man he claimed to be when we voted him into office, he would issue a Presidential pardon to PFC Manning.

  11. Reading some of the comments on the Telegraph on this story is shocking, some right wing loons are saying he should have got the death penalty or that his sentence should have been longer.

    These are probably the same people who whine about “freedom of speech” when it comes to racially abusing people or insulting people they don’t like. The truth is they’d like a justice system like Nazi Germany, where so-called “traitors” were screamed at by the infamous judge Roland Freisler (aka “Raving Roland”) in the People’s Court before they were executed.

  12. The young man should get the Nobel Peace Prize!

  13. Let us not forget Bradley Manning.

  14. The truth isn’t allowed to be out there Scully.

  15. If Manning was from Afghanistan and revealed the truth about the Middle East the UK and US would have said he was a hero. Reveal the truth about UK and the US and you’re a villain. This is the world we’re living in. I really feel for Edward Snowden.

  16. … in addition, Manning shouldn’t be handed a prison sentence, he shoudl be given a Nobel Peace Prize and the top role in Government.

  17. Our governments don’t want a safer world:- they want endless wars and suffering in order to feed the industrial-military complex machine and keep the people docile and subservient.

    Wake up now or join the dots:- we already have zero hours functioning here in the UK as we edge into an age where slavery beckons and the elite who number less than 0.01% live the high life at the expense of the masses.

    Hunger Games, anyone?

    All political leaders in the West are bought and paid for to achieve these ends:- that is why Lib/Lab/Con have morphed into the same entity.

    Traitors one and all, and the day the people rise up and send these traitors packing to an island of their own where they can rape and pillage one another and leave the rest of us in peace cannot, frankly, come a moment too soon.

    The Guardian has been exposing their end game of ultimate surveillance and control daily since June, but seems most PN commentators are more concerned about the shlt that Gaga excretes ad nauseum.

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