Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest 2 Share on Fark! Share on Reddit 1 Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (3 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   4 comments

Once Upon a Time...: If You Love Martyrs So Much, Then You Be One

Quicklink submitted by laurie steele     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags

Supported 1   Inspiring 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

Author 86268
Become a Fan
  (6 fans)
Image uploaded from a quicklink
(image by before its news)   DMCA
"Some will object to my statement that Manning is being tortured today. They will acknowledge that he was held in solitary confinement and forced to sleep naked for months on end (among other inhumane practices), and that unquestionably was torture. But all that is over, and now he is "only" being imprisoned because of his actions. And he may still be sentenced to decades in prison, but he will not be subjected to inhumane conditions again (they hope). And he was provided a trial, but of course, it was a show trial from beginning to end, so perhaps we'd best not dwell on that. But at least he had a trial, and he was able to put on a defense, although a defense hideously constricted in its scope by the court's rulings, where every issue of significance was forbidden to be spoken of, so perhaps we'd better not dwell on that, either."

Read the rest of the story HERE:


- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -



The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
2 people are discussing this page, with 4 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)
wanted that to be posted... by laurie steele on Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 1:52:06 AM
Bradley Manning the perfect recruitment sargent fo... by paulvcassidy on Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 6:49:45 AM
There are points where pragmatism enters the play ... by paulvcassidy on Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 4:41:50 AM
There are points where pragmatism enters the play ... by paulvcassidy on Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 at 8:15:16 AM