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March 13, 2011

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State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley resigned Sunday, three days after describing the detention of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning as "ridiculous" and "stupid."

"Given the impact of my remarks, for which I take full responsibility, I have submitted my resignation," Crowley said in a statement.

Once again, an Administration functionary, unable to resist
displaying his colossal ignorance and treading into another
Department's concerned has been thrown overboard. I I'm
tired of the "thrown under the bus" cliche. Plus, there would
be too many bodies under such a bus for its wheels to touch
the ground by now.)

The Administration Stupid Show continues!
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I wouldn't say he was thrown under a bus,he gave his resignation and he may not have been pressured to do so. Some people just know when to hold em and when to fold em. This is especially true with elderly personnel and I've witnessed it. They simply believe their misconduct was so egregious that it's time to walk away from it all and enjoy what remains of their lives. He was wrong and he knew it so he fell on his own sword...

That takes a good deal of courage..

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There's nothing new about those who speak out, in contradiction to an administrations official policy......going away.
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Manning within a month of being released...

Chelsea Manning Tweets About Impending Prison Release
20 Apr 2017 - With less than a month before her scheduled freedom, Chelsea Manning on Thursday tweeted her thoughts about getting out of prison.
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With less than a month before her scheduled freedom, Chelsea Manning on Thursday tweeted her thoughts about getting out of prison after former President Obama commuted her sentence. "You know you've been in prison for a while, when the prospect of freedom is nerve wracking," she tweeted. Known as Bradley Manning at the time of her 2010 arrest, Manning came out as transgender after being sentenced to 35 years in an all-male military prison and dishonorable discharged for leaking classified military documents and video to WikiLeaks.


Chelsea Manning, center, attempted suicide for a second time on Oct 4.

She was convicted in military court of violating the Espionage Act and other offenses and has spent nearly seven years behind bars at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas. President Obama shortened her sentence before he left office earlier this year. Earlier this week, Manning tweeted, "30 more days," with the hashtag "#mondaymotivation."

Her case pitted LGBT rights activists, who warned about her mental health and treatment as a transgender woman living in a men's prison, against national security hawks who said she did devastating damage to U.S. interests. The former cheered Obama's move, while the latter called it an outrageous act that set a dangerous precedent. Under Army rules, she was barred from growing her hair long while incarcerated, and only after litigation by her legal team was she approved for hormone therapy.

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Uncle Ferd says s/he looks like a punk rocker...

Chelsea Manning's Conditions of Confinement Lawsuit Dismissed
24 May 2017 | WASHINGTON — A lawsuit brought by Pvt. Chelsea Manning over the conditions of her confinement has been dismissed.
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Manning, the Army soldier who was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for giving classified materials to WikiLeaks, was released May 17 from lockup at Kansas' Fort Leavenworth after President Barack Obama commuted her sentence before leaving office.


This undated photo provided by Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning shows a portrait of her that she posted on her Instagram account

One of her attorneys, Chase Strangio, wrote on Twitter on Monday that the case was dismissed because she is free. Strangio wrote: "She fought hard & we all benefited."

Manning sued in federal court in the District of Columbia in 2014, asking a judge to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition. The Army ultimately allowed her to receive medical treatment for her gender dysphoria.

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Why did that creature decide it looked good as an ogre butthole-ugly female beast?
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Uncle Ferd says s/he looks like a punk rocker...

Chelsea Manning's Conditions of Confinement Lawsuit Dismissed
24 May 2017 | WASHINGTON — A lawsuit brought by Pvt. Chelsea Manning over the conditions of her confinement has been dismissed.
very pretty but still a traitor imho
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I will go half way with ya. She is a traitor.
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very pretty but still a traitor imho
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Bradley Manning. Why was he pardoned? Is it because he's confused? Was it a political gesture?
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