What should happen to Pfc. Bradley Manning?

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  1. CrazedScotsman
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    For those who don't know Pfc. Bradley Manning is the guy who gave Wikileaks all those documents and Wikileaks released them to the world.

    By law, the United States can seek the death penalty for this act but choose not to.

    Just wondering what you all think should happen to the guy.
     
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    Whatever it is, shouldn't the same thing happen to Issa?
     
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    The same punishment as 'outing' a CIA agent if you are in the Bush administration?
     
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    He should immediately be released, then have a parade down Main St. in New York, revered as a true American hero like Charles Lindburg and have his face put up on Mt. Rushmore.

    Bradley Manning shows everyone what a true patriot is all about. He's no different than Daniel Elsberg.

    And anyone who thinks he should be punished for reporting a crime, has more in common with Weimar, Germany, than they do the United States.
     
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    the situations are not even close. Manning was a military op. He was put in a position of trust. Probably took an oath and signed papers that he would not reveal what he knew
    I had a high security clearance and I had to sign papers I would not reveal what i knew
    Ellsburg was a reporter
     
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    Firing squad.
     
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    Applying liberal logic, he should suffer exactly the same punishment as the White House security leakage does.
     
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    Let him loose in the desert of the Middle East and then hit him with a drone strike.
     
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    He is a traitor to his country and uniform and should be given life at hard labor. Back in the day he would be shot by firing squad.
     
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    For the record, it's allegedly.
     

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