Jul 232013
FREE Bradley Manning (Text of NY Times Ad)

WE ARE BRADLEY MANNING We stand with WikiLeaks whistle-blower US Army PFC Bradley Manning We are American military veterans, artists, journalists, educators, homemakers, lawyers, and citizens.  We live in red states and in blue states, in communities urban and rural.  We ask you to consider the facts, and join us in declaring:  Enough is enough.  [Read More…]

Jan 102013
Judge Rules On Abuse In Manning Case

I was probably being naive but I held out hope for something positive to happen in Bradley Manning’s legal proceedings. Not that the judge didn’t acknowledge that the military had made mistakes and acted against Navy Rules. She indicated that it “became excessive in relation to legitimate government interests.” However, Judge Lind ruled that 23 [Read More…]

Aug 102012
A Statement About Bradley Manning

By the Bradley Manning Support Network Steering Committee. August 3, 2012. The Bradley Manning Support Network is singularly devoted to freeing heroic whistle-blower PFC Bradley Manning and countering the military’s secretive and aggressive efforts to lock him in jail for life. We’re exceptionally proud to have accepted the responsibility of ensuring Bradley gets the fully [Read More…]

Dec 232011

In a DemocracyNow! interview with Daniel Ellsberg (whistleblower of the Pentagon Papers), of Bradley Manning he said, "He’s been effectively punished now, ten-and-a-half months in Quantico in isolation, a kind of torture, according to the U.N. standards and to our own domestic law, that he couldn’t be sentenced to under our amendment to the Bill [Read More…]

Dec 152011
Bradley Manning Update

Bradley Manning has been in custody since May 2010. The first ten of those months in solitary confinement, often naked. Most people, having watched only Hollywood’s depiction of torture might not realize the significance of this treatment. The reality is that lack of human interaction, combined with harsh surroundings, uncertainty of how long it could [Read More…]

Nov 302011

Dear Mr. President: I applaud the rousing speech promoting many of the themes of the OWS movement. Sorry to say, I remain unconvinced of your sincerity. A couple of old sayings come to mind. Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me. The other is simply: actions speak louder than words. [Read More…]