posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 08:57 AM
reply to post by gladtobehere
I can agree on a couple points there.
The attempt to marginalize Manning with crazy statements like this puts a sort of chink in the armor of his validity. Taking away his actions from a
self righteous point of view and basically labeling him a nutjob, stealing his thunder, puts into question whether his intel dump is even real. At
least according to the spin wash we are going to hear.
One thing that I THOUGHT, was that these military tribunals were not supposed to be open to public scrutiny. I used to be pretty sure that these type
of cases were, at least somewhat, closed affairs, not especially suited for public consumption. I guess its all changed with the photo op and
Some people ARE really different. I have a cousin who opted for transgender. He had many solid convictions to support his decision. I'm sure it is a
pretty difficult path to choose.
I want to think smear campaign, but on the flipside, if he actually is going through with that, maybe it's because he wants to? He might just have a
fabulous 35 years and be treated better as a woman in the federal pen?
What I don't get, its why is this publicized? I mean it is interesting on a slow news day, because it's extremely over the top. But is there more of
To the taxpayers who think this is too outrageous, try to think of the costs to the public of incarcerating anybody. Problem is, public will pay
0.03+% tax on something to pay to a private corporation in order to keep these folks locked up. It gets paid for whether you like it or not.
I still don't get why this is public knowledge.