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Bradley Manning In His Own Words

GLN permalink 3-14-2013

Much of what we know about war crimes committed by the U.S. military over the past decade is thanks to gay Private Bradley Manning. Thanks to his revelations, the contempt for human rights demonstrated by U.S. presidential administrations, both Republican and Democratic, was laid bare for all who bothered to open their eyes to see it.

The wikileaks revelations that Manning boldly owned up to last week challenge even the most deluded believers in the righteousness of American military and economic control over other peoples around the world. Those who persist in believing that there is a noble purpose in U.S. foreign policy, that it is not driven by a base scramble for wealth and power, are like over-grown children who still believe in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy, despite all evidence to the contrary.

But the forces that support the American imperial project are still doing their best to strike back. The Obama administration, in its attempt to suppress Bradley Manning's message, has prevented him from conducting any media interviews. In a country with a supposedly transparent court system, it has even prevented transcripts of his trial proceedings from being made public.

Fortunately, some have evaded Obama's suppression of information by secretly recording and posting an audio recording of Manning's landmark statement to the court.

You've heard about Bradley Manning, and much commentary by mostly hostile media outlets.

Now hear Manning speak for himself, and judge for yourself the value of his message:


For more information, go to www.BradleyManning.org

Gay Liberation Network


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