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"Military Harassing David House, Jane Hamsher for Visiting Bradley Manning"

Michael Whitney at FDL is running the twitter feed from Jane Hamsher, right now, who was being harrased by the military at Quantico along with David House, They were there with the required visitor's pass to meet with the the alleged leaker of #cablegate, Bradley Manning, to Wikileaks in order to deliver a petition concerning Manning's treatment:

BREAKING: Military Harassing David House, Jane Hamsher for Visiting Bradley Manning

Jane Hamsher is with David House who is trying to visit Pvt. Bradley Manning at Quantico today while carrying a petition with 42,000 signatures requesting humane treatment for Manning. The military isn’t making it easy at all and detained Jane and David for two hours. We’re publishing her tweets as well as David House’s tweets here as a post in case you haven’t been able to follow them on Twitter (@JaneHamsher and @DavidMHouse

UPDATE: At 2:50pm the military released Jane and David, and told David he could go off base and come back on to visit Bradley. But visiting hours end at 3pm, so Bradley won’t get a visit. We’ll have more soon.

Welcome to Bananastan, USA. Where the real media of the day get detained by the military and their car towed away and the fake media will probably file a report blaming them for being angry Bloggers.

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Fact: The Bankers Theft of Our Money was Planned Well in Advance

Just how far in advance? We have yet to figure that out. 6 Months? At the very least. More? Anything to suggest it wasn't years in advance? This is more Wikileaks news from #cablegate searches and brought to light by the Guardian.

Remember how the Bush administration insisted that every bank had to be bailed out "now, Now, NOW!" in this unforeseen crisis or else the entire universe would financially implode?

It seems that must have been the script since there was no sudden crisis that came out of nowhere and that the Bankers were plotting their bailouts at least 6 months in advance:

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On Bradley Manning and the real damage done

There are a lot of people out there screaming about treason and stuff when it comes to Bradley Manning and Julian Assange. I am going to completely skip any comment beyond this paragraph about the fact that Assange is not an American citizen and so, after consulting my "Treason For Dummies" book, it is beyond any and all sense of reason to yell that about  his being a traitor. But too many of our politicians and some media still managed to echo that crazy. Other charges levied out of Sweden and at Assange appear to be nothing more that a badly choreographed CIA comedy of errors.

As for Bradley Manning?

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The Spawn of Judy Miller?

It only took a few paragraphs in to Salon's critique of the NY Times' handling of revelations - more specifically, the NY Times' exclusion of revelations - in wikileak's #cablegate  to begin to wonder about Obama's action, as well, and the meaning of it:

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Open Thread - Leaky Wiki Edition

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‎"We Have Not Seen Anything Yet": Guardian Editor Says Most Startling WikiLeaks Cables Still To Be Released

www.democracynow.org

‎"In the coming days, we are going to see some quite startling disclosures about Russia, the nature of the Russian state, and about bribery and corruption in other countries, particularly in Central Asia," says Investigations Executive Editor David Leigh...

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Noam Chomsky: WikiLeaks Cables Reveal "Profund Hatred for Democracy on the Part of our Poltical Leadership"

www.alternet.org

World-renowned political dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky discusses the release of more than 250,000 secret U.S. State Department cables by WikiLeaks.

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Wikileaks and Latin America: Same Old Imperious U.S. Diplomats | BuzzFlash.org

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As more and more documents become available from Wikileaks, the public has gotten a novel and close up view of U.S. diplomats and their operations abroad.

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Julian Assange: Why the world needs WikiLeaks | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks The controversial website WikiLeaks collects and posts highly classified documents and video. Founder Julian Assange, who's reportedly being sought for questioning by US authorities, talks to TED's Chris Anderson about how the site operates, what it has accomplished -- and what drives him.

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WikiLeaks on Latin America: Honduras coup 'illegal' | La Plaza | Los Angeles Times

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The June 2009 coup that ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was rooted in an "illegal and unconstitutional" military and civilian plan, says one of the secret U.S. diplomatic cables published online by WikiLeaks.

And the next round of wikileaks may open up a floodgate of assault from the elite as it may expose the Kleptocrtic bank bailouts for what it was and still is:

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