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Bradly Manning Not Guilty Of Aiding Enemy

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CNN reporting right now Bradley Manning Not Guilty of Aiding Enemy :usflag2::rock
 

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Didn't he plead guilty on 10 of the 22 chargers, though?
Yes something like that. But the most serious charge of aiding the enemy was the one carrying a life sentence. Analysis are suspecting the longest he will serve in jail now is 20 years.
 

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Yes something like that. But the most serious charge of aiding the enemy was the one carrying a life sentence. Analysis are suspecting the longest he will serve in jail now is 20 years.
Still a mighty long time to spend in prison. I hope he, himself, feels like it was worth it - I know I wouldn't.
 

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Yes something like that. But the most serious charge of aiding the enemy was the one carrying a life sentence. Analysis are suspecting the longest he will serve in jail now is 20 years.
I find that not nearly long enough. On the aiding the enemy charge, not being bright enough to know that if every one can access information, that includes the enemy should not be a viable excuse. You should be responsible for foreseeable outcomes to your action.

Will wait for more details are available before commenting further, but as of now, I am not happy with this.
 

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Not guilty of aiding the enemy

Happy? LOL still going to jail for a while, 100 years probably.
 

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Even taking the aiding the enemy charge off the table exposes him to a possible 154 year sentence if found guilty of all the other charges. However, there is no minimum on the remaining charges, so it will be up to the judge in sentencing.
 

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that was always going to be the most difficult charge to prove. However, hopefully he's guilty of enough of the other charges to put him away for a long, long, long time.
 

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That says he could face up to 130 years with the charges he was found guilty of. I could live with that.
Thats up to the judge. Most legal analysis says anywhere from 20-30 years max.
 

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Thats up to the judge. Most legal analysis says anywhere from 20-30 years max.
Yeah, I am aware of that. I find the 20 - 30 range to be too low for my liking.
 

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Thats up to the judge. Most legal analysis says anywhere from 20-30 years max.
20 years in military prison = 100 years in regular prison. LMFAOL @ Manning (POS BTW).
 

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Unfortunately this hero will still be going to prison.
 

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Reporter tweeting each charge and result. Be aware that it is a feed, so other stuff is going in after, but still handy reference for awhile: https://twitter.com/carwinb
 

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20 years in military prison = 100 years in regular prison. LMFAOL @ Manning (POS BTW).
yeah, even criminals in a military prison take a rather dim view of traitors or perceived traitors. I would imagine that POS Manning will not have a very pleasant time at Leavenworth.
 

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Unfortunately this hero will still be going to prison.
exactly what did this turd do that was, by any stretch of the imagination, "heroic"? he was a POS low level peon with a security clearance who did a data dump. what do you want to bet he didn't even have a ****ing clue what he was dumping?
 

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exactly what did this turd do that was, by any stretch of the imagination, "heroic"? he was a POS low level peon with a security clearance who did a data dump. what do you want to bet he didn't even have a ****ing clue what he was dumping?
Yeah, but he stuck it to the man, so clearly he is heroic....
 

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exactly what did this turd do that was, by any stretch of the imagination, "heroic"? he was a POS low level peon with a security clearance who did a data dump. what do you want to bet he didn't even have a ****ing clue what he was dumping?
If you would actually go and read up on the subject, Manning knew very well what he was 'dumping.' According to the Pentagon, the info that Manning revealed did not harm national security or any soldiers. In addition to this, he revealed US war crimes that were occurring, which, under military law, he has an obligation to do (obviously not in this manner however.) The UN Torture Chief ruled the conditions under which Manning was held to be "cruel and inhumane." (Bradley Manning's treatment was cruel and inhuman, UN torture chief rules | World news | theguardian.com)
 

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If you would actually go and read up on the subject, Manning knew very well what he was 'dumping.' According to the Pentagon, the info that Manning revealed did not harm national security or any soldiers. In addition to this, he revealed US war crimes that were occurring, which, under military law, he has an obligation to do (obviously not in this manner however.) The UN Torture Chief ruled the conditions under which Manning was held to be "cruel and inhumane." (Bradley Manning's treatment was cruel and inhuman, UN torture chief rules | World news | theguardian.com)
LMFAOL F the UN- bunch of incompetent idiots; without our $$ they'd be broke.

I hope he likes solitary confinement and hard labor.

POS!
 

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CNN reporting right now Bradley Manning Not Guilty of Aiding Enemy :usflag2::rock
Nice, but he shouldn't be in jail at all. The information released was necessary for the People to gauge and respond to government action and intent.
 

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Nice, but he shouldn't be in jail at all. The information released was necessary for the People to gauge and respond to government action and intent.
I agree 100% but realistically he is gonna be in jail most likely for 20 years.
 

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I agree 100% but realistically he is gonna be in jail most likely for 20 years.
Realistically yes, the government hates snitches...well people who snitch on them anyway.

However, I'd rather the government fear the People instead of the other way around.
 

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However, I'd rather the government fear the People instead of the other way around.
So would i but of as right now i will take the not guilty on aiding the enemy charge a small win for democracy, transparency, journalism, and the people.
 
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