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  • Bradley Manning

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  • Robert Bales

    9 64.29%
  • Both roughly the same

    3 21.43%
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Thread: Who should get the longer sentence, Manning or Bales?

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    Re: Who should get the longer sentence, Manning or Bales?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Not really..no...he didnt. Bales took 16 lives but his actions created a far more hostile environment for soldiers in an already ****ty situation. He put far more soldiers at risk than did Manning. In fact, so did the prison guards at Abu Ghraib and the marines who pissed on the dead Taliban. well...not so much them as the douchebag that videotaped it and/or took pictures and posted them.
    Heya VM. I would disagree. As Manning not only put all operations in Afghanistan in jeopardy. But he put sources, Intel, and even from other Countries. From Command Officers Schedules.....security measures and protocols. Intel would include all Armed Forces and even others in any connection. Really they still don't know all of what he has done.

    Which this is just off the top so far.

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    Re: Who should get the longer sentence, Manning or Bales?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Not really..no...he didnt. Bales took 16 lives but his actions created a far more hostile environment for soldiers in an already ****ty situation. He put far more soldiers at risk than did Manning. In fact, so did the prison guards at Abu Ghraib and the marines who pissed on the dead Taliban. well...not so much them as the douchebag that videotaped it and/or took pictures and posted them.
    Interesting that it does appear that those revealing horrible abuse, criminality and corruption are worse 'douchebags' than those actually committing the abuses. Where's the logic in that?
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    Re: Who should get the longer sentence, Manning or Bales?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andalublue View Post
    Interesting that it does appear that those revealing horrible abuse, criminality and corruption are worse 'douchebags' than those actually committing the abuses. Where's the logic in that?
    Pissing on a dead Taliban...meh...politically incorrect but he's dead. Taking pictures of it and putting them on the internet? Thats just plain stupid and it put many more people at risk. If you cant see that you dont want to.

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    Re: Who should get the longer sentence, Manning or Bales?

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Heya VM. I would disagree. As Manning not only put all operations in Afghanistan in jeopardy. But he put sources, Intel, and even from other Countries. From Command Officers Schedules.....security measures and protocols. Intel would include all Armed Forces and even others in any connection. Really they still don't know all of what he has done.

    Which this is just off the top so far.
    And it may have had little to any impact. We still just dont know.

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    Re: Who should get the longer sentence, Manning or Bales?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    And it may have had little to any impact. We still just dont know.
    Well.....we do have somewhat an of an idea from Julian. As he still has more.

    Which we have made no move on him. Makes me wonder all that much more.

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    Re: Who should get the longer sentence, Manning or Bales?

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Well.....we do have somewhat an of an idea from Julian. As he still has more.

    Which we have made no move on him. Makes me wonder all that much more.
    Im not suggesting his actions had zero impact and I think his sentence is pretty close to right. In another year or two he will a footnote and in three or four he will have vanished entirely. I just worry more about the boots on the ground and the direct impact actions take. Funny that when it was me there I didnt give it a second thought. With my son on his second tour right now...I very much do.

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    Re: Who should get the longer sentence, Manning or Bales?

    robert is gay too ? if so they both may be sentenced to death

    the army wanted to insult bradley by releasing his private pics on media
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    Re: Who should get the longer sentence, Manning or Bales?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andalublue View Post
    Simple question. Who do you think deserves to serve the most jail time, Bradley Manning or Robert Bales? Both will be sentenced this week, do you think that one's crime is comparable in severity with the other's?

    Have at it!
    Bales without a doubt. Hell, I'd give Manning a medal.
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