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December 26, 2012

Bradley Manning Charges Dropped; Soldier Exploits Loophole in UCMJ

When accused of leaking over 250,000 classified documents to a foreign national,
Manning coolly rebutted that his actions were in protest against Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. When told that his behavior in Iraq was illegal, Manning retorted that it was no more illegal than the American invasion. At one point Manning began emulating Major Nidal Hasan and grew a beard. The final straw, according to observers, was when Manning married his cellmate and sued for federal benefits and Basic Allowance for Housing. -- The Duffel Blog

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 26, 2012 5:12 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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The important thing to do here is react with rage before reading the article or finding out any other information.

Posted by: Potsie at December 27, 2012 8:19 AM

You scared me for a minute there.

Posted by: ed in texas at December 27, 2012 9:16 AM

It had me going all the way up to "married his cellmate." Thing is, you can scarcely tell what is parody and what is real anymore

Posted by: Callmelennie at December 27, 2012 12:31 PM

Hero? How would you like it if you had a loved one in a confidential witness protection program, and a low level functionary with an axe to grind on the police department released their name to the general public? Not a hero, simply self serving.

Posted by: Jim at December 27, 2012 7:42 PM

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