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Chelsea Manning wishes she could say 'Thanks, Obama'
Yahoo! News ^ | June 9, 2017 | Christopher Wilson, Editor

Posted on 06/10/2017 11:19:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Chelsea Manning said if given the chance to speak with former President Barack Obama, she would say thank you.

In her first interview since her May 17 release from prison, Manning was in tears when asked by ABC News journalist Juju Chang what she would say to the president.

“Thank you for giving the chance, that’s all I wanted,” said Manning. “That’s all I asked for was a chance. That’s it, and now this is my chance.”

Manning, a transgender U.S. Army private, was arrested in 2010 for releasing over 700,000 documents to WikiLeaks. As Bradley Manning, she was sentenced to 35 years in prison, but came out as transgender during her time at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. During a fight with the military for hormone treatments, Manning attempted suicide, which resulted in solitary confinement. Obama granted her clemency in the final days of his presidency, commuting her sentence after seven years served.

“It has been my view that given she went to trial, that due process was carried out, that she took responsibility for her crime, that the sentence that she received was very disproportionate relative to what other leakers had received, and that she had served a significant amount of time, that it made sense to commute and not pardon her sentence,” Obama said in his final press conference as president.....

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TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: 2010; manning; obama; transgenders; wikileaks
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1 posted on 06/10/2017 11:19:26 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Bradley Manning wishes he could say 'Thanks, Obama'

Fixed for (biological) accuracy.

2 posted on 06/10/2017 11:32:48 PM PDT by setha (It is past time for the United States to take back what the world took away.)
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To: setha

Followed by the obligatory “In more ways than one!”


3 posted on 06/10/2017 11:43:39 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wait a minute... according to the spooks, Wikileaks is a front for Russian intelligence.

Bradley Manning leaked thousands of US classified docs to this Russian intel-backed front with the aim of harming the US because he’s in a snit ...

Obama lets him off easy...

Isn’t that collusion with Russia?


4 posted on 06/10/2017 11:54:09 PM PDT by piasa
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fredo Dogeater’s last middle finger to America as he’s walking out to door.


5 posted on 06/11/2017 12:33:15 AM PDT by Stand W (My Name is Tucker Carlson and I am going to destroy you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Reality Winner needs to become Roy Winner. No harm no foul when you commit espionage and change your naughty bits and pieces.


6 posted on 06/11/2017 12:58:47 AM PDT by blackdog
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s embarrassing when people with mental disorders receive so much publicity, as if people really believe the freaks have a normal thought in their head. They believe they’re something they’re not. It’s like if you woke up on day believing you’re a bird. No matter how much support you get, the facts remain - you’re not a bird, nobody else believes you’re a bird, and everyone else knows you’re insane. Embarrassing to watch.


7 posted on 06/11/2017 1:03:47 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51; Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It was a he when he was convicted. Unless you can change your genes you are what you are or an it or whatever. Boy is God pissed.


8 posted on 06/11/2017 2:24:52 AM PDT by HighSierra5
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To: All

The more I read about Manning and the more I read statements from Manning, It strikes me that perhaps Manning (in his own mind), believes that Bradley committed espionage but the Chelsea in him did not. And he has Justified himself as this Chelsea, to be innocent.

Mentally, Bradley has been tried, and convicted, and compartmentalize. Put away, if you will. And when shall we we hear from Bradley again?

Is this schizophrenia?


9 posted on 06/11/2017 3:30:53 AM PDT by Clutch Martin (Hot sauce aside, every culture has its pancake, just as every culture has its noodle.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well,Obama likes bum and quim-So............!


10 posted on 06/11/2017 4:34:04 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“Thank you for giving the chance, that’s all I wanted,”

Hey, Bradley, you had a chance, and you blew it by leaking confidential information.

Don't care how much lipstick you put on that pig - it's still a pig.

11 posted on 06/11/2017 5:37:51 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (Waiting for inspirations)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Disgusting, chubby-cheeked little faggot traitor...now lionized by the corrupt and biased media as a "hero".

Why should we expect anything else?

Wait until Bergdahl's crap hits the media.

I'll be surprised if his father isn't given the Medal of Freedom and Bergdahl himself awarded a MOH for bravery on the battle field.

All by the shadow government...totally supported by the pus-bags at the New York Slimes, the Washington Compost and the Clinton News Network.

What a world we live in.

I hope and pray that President Trump does the right thing on Bergdahl and this Winner piece of shit.

12 posted on 06/11/2017 5:45:46 AM PDT by OldSmaj (The only thing washed on a filthy liberal is their damned brains.)
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To: lee martell

Both men would like it.


13 posted on 06/11/2017 5:49:26 AM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: Clutch Martin
Is this schizophrenia?

No, it's perverted faggotry and it's an abomination.

Can only be cured with a hot lead injection.

But the left must have their heroes, as defective as they are.

Mentally, morally, matters not...either or both.

14 posted on 06/11/2017 5:51:37 AM PDT by OldSmaj (The only thing washed on a filthy liberal is their damned brains.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What bammy did was completely unwarranted. Both bammy and this fool need to self-deport.


15 posted on 06/11/2017 5:53:22 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Le Pen: "Islamism is a totalitarian ideology that has declared war on our nation, on civilization.")
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To: blackdog

Their dna doesn’t change. Bradley Manning is still a traitor and deserves to be tried, convicted and then stood in front of a firing squad for his treason. I will gladly do the honors of blowing his shit away.


16 posted on 06/11/2017 6:04:10 AM PDT by Howie66 ("Tone down the tagline please." - Admin Moderator)
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To: setha

Now grant its wish and throw them in the same jail cell.


17 posted on 06/11/2017 6:09:41 AM PDT by HangThemHigh (Entropy is not what it used to be.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
i'm sure Zero would let it service him...
18 posted on 06/11/2017 7:07:56 AM PDT by Chode (My job is not to represent the world. My job is to represent the United States of America-#45 DJT)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Haha. Charge and convict Odumbo, and drag Manning right back into prison.


19 posted on 06/11/2017 10:55:46 AM PDT by SgtHooper (If you remember the 60's, YOU WEREN'T THERE!)
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To: OldSmaj

There are gonosomes xx and xy, there are apparently infinite (more than 30) genders. That has to be a manifestation of demonic spirits. Legion. Science calls it psychosis.


20 posted on 06/12/2017 3:20:49 AM PDT by Clutch Martin (Hot sauce aside, every culture has its pancake, just as every culture has its noodle.)
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