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Veterans storm Obama campaign offices for PFC Bradley Manning


By davidswanson - Posted on 16 August 2012

Bradley Manning Support Network
http://bradleymanning.org

 
This afternoon, in a coordinated action across three major U.S. cities, veterans entered Obama campaign offices, demanding a letter be faxed to the central office, calling for freedom for WikiLeaks whistle-blower Bradley Manning.  Shortly after the veterans made their demand, a large crowd of allies and occupiers marched to the doors to lend support. Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen, in Oakland, said, “Bradley had the courage to step up and do what was right. He blew the whistle. It's time for veterans to stand up for him now, and that's what we're doing today. It's time President Obama ensures that Bradley's mistreatment is accounted for.”
Veterans in Oakland, Portland, and Los Angeles, and at some recruiting centers in Las Vegas and Seattle, are demanding that President Obama retract and apologize for remarks made in April 2011, in which he said Bradley Manning “broke the law.” Defense lawyers argue that because President Obama is commander-in-chief, this constitutes unlawful command influence, violating Article 37 of the UCMJ, and prevents Bradley from receiving a fair trial. If President Obama doesn’t respond to their requests, the veterans are calling for further protests at the Democratic National Convention.
 
Furthermore, veterans call on President Obama to pardon the accused whistle-blower, taking into consideration the brutal and abusive pretrial conditions he’s suffered already at Quantico. UN torture chief Juan Mendez called Manning’s treatment “cruel and inhuman,” as it included nine months of solitary confinement despite Brig psychiatrists recommending relaxed conditions. Last year, President Obama told the public that the Pentagon had assured him that Bradley’s treatment was “appropriate.” Newly revealed emails, however, contradict that claim, meaning either Obama lied about the treatment or the Pentagon lied to him.
 
Bradley’s lawyer, David Coombs, will make that argument in court on October 1, with a motion that he said will “shock the conscience of the court.” He’s bringing in the oversized smock, suicide blanket, and mattress Bradley was forced to use at the Marine base, and he’ll question an official from Ft. Leavenworth, where Bradley was brought after international outcry over his Quantico conditions. Bradley will return to court at Ft. Meade before that however, on Tuesday, August 28. Supporters plan to hold a vigil that morning.
 
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Yes, the fascist police, whether in Britain, U.S. Western nations or its proxy religious/secular clients around the world ARE NOW MORPHING INTO WESTERN FASCISM.   The only way to stop the fascist, degenerate , totalitarian connection between Late Capitalism, fascist corporations, and military, political fascist elites, Western fascist class politicians is to ORGANIZE A GLOBAL STRIKE, BOYCOTT, AROUND THE WORLD AGAINST THE FASCIST DEMOCRATS, FASCIST REPUBLICANS, FASCIST CONGRESS, FASCIST NATO, FASCIST ISRAELI NAZIS, AND TAKE DOWN THEIR WESTERN FASCISM, CLASS HISTORY ONCE AND FOR ALL.  THE SECOND AXIS OF WESTERN FASCISM WILL GO THE WAY THE FIRST, NAZI, GERMAN FASCIST AXIS WENT.......ONLY THIS TIME IT MUST BE DEFEATED POLITICALLY, GLOBALLY, BY UNEMPLOYING THE FASCIST OBAMA, FASCIST POLICE AROUND THE WORLD!!!!!!  AND THEIR NAZI ALLIANCES!!!!!!!  SCREW THE BRITISH NAZIS, SCREW THE AMERIKAN NAZIS, SCREW THE WESTERN NATO NAZIS AND TAKE DOWN THEIR TOTALITARIAN, FASCIST AGENDA.   ALREADY I SAW A HEADLINE THAT NEARLY 80 MILLION AMERIKANS WILL NOT VOTE FOR THESE TWO NAZI, FASCIST, CORPORATE, EMPIRE PARTIES.....BLACKMAILING BRITISH POODLES TO FOLLOW THEIR NAZI LEAD:  OBAMA IS A FASCIST NAZI THUG, LIKE ROMNEY.....ALL PEOPLE MUST OPPOSE THESE FASCIST CORPORATE PARTIES AND STOP BEING BAMBOOZLED BY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY NAZIS.!!!!!!!


Ecuador President Rafael "We Are Not A Colony" Correa Stands Up To The Jackbooted British Gestapo!!!!!


http://www.opednews.com/articles/Ecuador-President-Rafael--by-Paul-Craig-Roberts-120816-622.html


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A coward dies many deaths; a brave man dies but once.


The once proud British government, now reduced to Washington's servile whore, put on its Gestapo Jackboots and declared that if the Ecuadorean Embassy in London did not hand over WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, British storm troopers would invade the embassy with military force and drag Assange out. Ecuador stood its ground. "We want to be very clear, we are not a British colony," declared Ecuador's Foreign Minister. Far from being intimidated the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, replied to the threat by granting Assange political asylum.


The once law-abiding British government had no shame in announcing that it would violate the Vienna Convention and assault the Ecuadorean Embassy, just as the Islamic students in the 1979 Khomeini Revolution in Iran took over the US Embassy and held the diplomatic staff captive. Pushed by their Washington overlords, the Brits have resorted to the tactics of a pariah state. Maybe we should be worried about British nuclear weapons.


Let's be clear, Assange is not a fugitive from justice. He has not been charged with any crime in any country. He has not raped any women. There are no indictments pending in any court, and as no charges have been brought against him, there is no validity to the Swedish extradition request. It is not normal for people to be extradited for questioning, especially when, as in Assange's case, he expressed his complete cooperation with being questioned a second time by Swedish officials in London.


What is this all about? First, according to news reports, Assange was picked up by two celebrity-hunting Swedish women who took him home to their beds. Later for reasons unknown, one complained that he had not used a condom, and the other complained that she had offered one helping, but he had taken two. A Swedish prosecutor looked into the case, found that there was nothing to it, and dismissed the case.


Assange left for England. Then another Swedish prosecutor, a woman, claiming what authority I do not know, reopened the case and issued an extradition order for Assange. This is such an unusual procedure that it worked its way through the entire British court system to the Supreme Court and then back to the Supreme Court on appeal. In the end British "justice" did what the Washington overlord ordered and came down on the side of the strange extradition request.


Assange, realizing that the Swedish government was going to turn him over to Washington to be held in indefinite detention, tortured, and framed as a spy, sought protection from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. As corrupt as the British are, the UK government was unwilling to release Assange directly to Washington. By turning him over to Sweden, the British could feel that their hands were clean.


Sweden, formerly an honorable country like Canada once was where American war resisters could seek asylum, has been suborned and brought under Washington's thumb. Recently, Swedish diplomats were expelled from Belarus where they seem to have been involved in helping Washington orchestrate a "color revolution" as Washington keeps attempting to extend its bases and puppet states deeper into traditional Russia.


The entire world, including Washington's servile puppet states, understands that once Assange is in Swedish hands, Washington will deliver an extradition order, with which Sweden, unlike the British, would comply. Regardless, Ecuador understands this. The Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced that Ecuador granted Assange asylum because "there are indications to presume that there could be political persecution." In the US, Patino acknowledged, Assange would not get a fair trial and could face the death penalty in a trumped-up case.


The US Puppet State of Great (sic) Britain announced that Assange would not be permitted to leave Britain. So much for the British government's defense of law and human rights. If the British do not invade the Ecuadorean Embassy and drag Assange out dead or in chains, the British position is that Assange will live out his life inside the London Embassy of Ecuador. According to the New York Times, Assange's asylum leaves him "with protection from arrest only on Ecuadorean territory (which includes the embassy). To leave the embassy for Ecuador, he would need cooperation that Britain has said it will not offer." When it comes to Washington's money or behaving honorably in accordance with international law, the British government comes down on the side of money.


The Anglo-American world, which pretends to be the moral face of humanity has now revealed for all to see that under the mask is the face of the Gestapo..."


 


TIME TO UNEMPLOY FASCIST WESTERN CLASS/EMPIRE POLITICIANS, BOTH THE FASCIST DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN PARTY, ALL WESTERN FASCIST NAZI ALLIANCES, THROUGH NATO AND RELIGIOUS FASCIST MILITARY ALLIANCES.......TAKE DOWN THE FASCIST POLICE AND WESTERN TOTALITARIANS BY VOTING FOR SOCIAL PARTIES, SOCIAL AGENDAS, AND UNEMPLOYING THESE NAZI MERCENARIES.


p.s. a note:


I saw this proto fascist, class/empire process early on (2007-11) in the fascist connection between democrats, republicans to NAZI JEWS, FASCIST ZIONISTS.......I predicted that Amerika and the Western world would degenerate into this second Axis of Western FASCISM.....ON NEWSVINE, in 2007......and the NEOCONS, ZIONISTS, LIBERALS REFUSED to acknowledge this trend......and I was kicked off their site for spelling Amerika with a K.     THEY MUST BE ALL FEARFUL OF MY PREDICTIONS.....A WEIMAR AMERIKA, DEGENERATING INTO GLOBAL FASCISM.......FOR WHICH I WAS KICKE OFF THAT SOCIAL SITE:


A SOCIAL MANIFESTO AND HISTORICAL THEORY


http://asocialmanifestoagainstclasshistory.com


 


 


 


 


 

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