Whistleblower advocates are expressing renewed concerns about threats to press freedom after Chelsea Manning was jailed for refusing to testify in a secret grand jury hearing.
…Much praise for Chelsea and the many moral and ethical whistle-blowers that have gone on before…
Please, please, please remember that Reality Winner is a political prisoner rotting in jail after a kangaroo court found her guilty. It was James Comey who said he did not have to arrest all whistleblowers, just make an example of one, Reality Winner. Also do not forget John Kiriakou, jailed for exposing the Abu Ghraib and the water boarding torture program carried out by the current CIA chief, Gina Haspel.
Number of persons convicted for the crimes exposed by Manning: zero
Number of times Manning has been jailed for exposing the crimes: two
Chelsea’s not the only bad sentencing deal.
Lottery fraud of $1,000 can get you 6 months jail time.
Some how moving into the category of millions of dollars of fraud will get you a whopping 47 months.