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Nov-22-2011 02:32printcomments

Where's the support for the WikiLeaks whistleblower?

Today Obama has still done nothing about the massacre. And he is still holding Bradley Manning without trial.

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(RICHMOND, R.I.) - The whistleblowers who exposed the mishandling of remains of deceased American soldiers were rightly praised for revealing the outrage.

Compare this to President Obama’s treatment of a suspected whistleblower in an earlier crime.

In April 2010 WikiLeaks released a video recording of American soldiers in helicopters happily shooting a dozen unarmed people walking on a Baghdad street (www.collateralmurder.com).  They even killed the wounded Reuters newsman Saaed Chmagh and two rescuers who tried to help him.

The recording picks up the congratulatory comment, “good shooting.”

But, instead of requiring an investigation of this massacre, Obama ordered the arrest of 22-year-old PFC Bradley Manning, suspected of giving the recording to WikiLeaks.

On April 21, 2011, President Obama was asked why Manning was still being held and abused at the Marine Corps base in Quantico, VA. Our Commander in Chief gave an astonishing response. “He broke the law,” said Obama. (Never mind the fact that Manning has not been tried, let alone convicted of anything.)

Today Obama has still done nothing about the massacre. And he is still holding Bradley Manning without trial.

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Rod Driver studied engineering and mathematics at the University of Minnesota, receiving a Ph.D. in mathematics in 1960. He worked at Sandia Laboratories in Albuquerque for six years before taking a teaching position at the University of Rhode Island for 30 years. Rod says he became a 'peacenik' in 1951 (thanks to a few weeks on Pariss Island). He became particularly active in opposition to U.S. wars in Indochina and U.S. involvement in overthrowing governments and supporting dictators in Latin America and Iran. As the Vietnam war was winding down Rod began paying attention to the abuse of Palestinians - enabled with U.S. weapons and dollars, which has never stopped. Rod is the founder and president of the non-profit Justice First Foundation.

In Rhode Island Rod was an elected delegate to the state constitutional convention of 1986, Then he was elected a state representative for 10 years. At this time he is not in office. You can write to Rod Driver at this address: rod@roddriver.com

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Anonymous November 22, 2011 8:28 am (Pacific time)

Obama is not capable of making a decision. On the other hand he is to busy going on vacation, traveling around the world apologizing and putting down this Country. What do you expect from a king without cloth?

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