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I Stand With Bradley!

Artificial pond stocked with pond fish

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Bradley Manning is a foreign element, throwing a pebble in a pond of over-classification. He had the courage to stand up for what he believes in, and the naivety to speak with Adrian Lamo about it. And like every other defendant he deserves human conditions of detention and a fair trial. The world will be watching the trial and …

… the US is as much on trial as is Mr. Manning


Key responses to insider threat poll

Of course, the poll is spell casting. The poll is set up such that people can easily fill in from whatever universe they have built for themselves and respond from there, assuming that whatever meaning they have just interpreted, was meant in the poll. 

You or I might think that at least one would show courage and put up a fight. But neither you nor I have suffered as they, and even we have born witness in silence to lesser ills under less dire threat. Yet, in the face of evil, to sit silent is an even greater evil. Complacency is ever the enabler of darkest deeds. ~ Robert Fanney

What the keys had to say …