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Pfc. Bradley Manning … political prisoner?

Is Private Bradley Manning, who was just sentenced to 35 years in prison for disclosing military secrets, now the US’s youngest political prisoner? prior probability thinks so. Manning’s pre-trial detention was inhumane, and he was tried and convicted by a military … Continue reading

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Who benefits when state secrets are revealed?

According to Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who revealed Snowden’s secrets, it’s you. Here is the essence of Mr Greenwald’s argument: “Please just spend a moment considering the options available to someone with access to numerous Top Secret documents. * * … Continue reading

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Don’t Manning and Snowden deserve the Presidential Medal of Freedom more than Clinton or Oprah?

Last week, the White House announced that master politician and blow-job connoisseur Bill Clinton as well as billionaire TV mogul Oprah Winfrey, among others, will be awarded the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. But aside from their real or perceived contributions … Continue reading

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Is Private Bradley Manning guilty of “aiding the enemy”?

The trial of Private Bradley Manning, who has been charged by the US Government with “aiding the enemy,” is coming to an end. Although the Manning case is far more important than the Trayvon Martin case, it has received much … Continue reading

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