In Case You Missed It: NBA in Baltimore
NewsOpinionReaders Respond

Manning lucky not to face execution

Pfc. Bradley Manning intentionally transferred confidential and secret information while in uniform and while in a combat zone during a war ("Manning is a whistle-blower, not a traitor," June 6). He committed treason, and he is extremely fortunate that he is not facing the death penalty.

J. Matthew McGlone, Towson

Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun
Related Content
  • Bradley Manning's punishment
    Bradley Manning's punishment

    I can only imagine what will be done to Pfc. Bradley Manning in our woeful penal system ("Finding balance in the troubling case of Bradley Manning," July 31). They will literally eat him alive.

  • Manning is a whistle-blower, not a traitor
    Manning is a whistle-blower, not a traitor

    Thanks again for giving proper coverage to the Trial of the Century ("Manning trial begins at Fort Meade," June 4). As a Pfc. Bradley Manning supporter, I am biased, but the court martial has attracted interest around the world. On Monday as the court martial began, I was outside...

  • Ulman-Rutherford (or vice versa) the best ticket
    Ulman-Rutherford (or vice versa) the best ticket

    Count me among the people who are dispirited by the governor's race. Thus, The Sun's suggestion that a ticket featuring the candidates for lieutenant governor, Democrat Ken Ulman and Republican Boyd Rutherford (or vice-versa), would present a far better ticket than pairing Mr. Ulman...

  • Brown ads are appalling
    Brown ads are appalling

    The latest attack ads from Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign and the Democratic Party hit a new low in sleaze, lies and hypocrisy ("Heading into final weeks, Brown shifts tone," Oct. 15). With oozing self-righteousness, they show youngsters and speak of how their opponent is...

  • A frackless future for Maryland
    A frackless future for Maryland

    Jim Guy's "No fracking in Western Md." (Oct. 10) and Robert Lawrence's "Time to ban fracking, O'Malley" (Oct. 10) make an indisputable case for keeping fracking out of Maryland.

  • Thanks to the O's
    Thanks to the O's

    What a great editorial ("Somewhere the sun is shining," Oct. 16). It almost helps. But, alas, it also reminds me of how much we lost when we lost Bart Giamatti.

  • Farm bill is bad for Baltimore Co.
    Farm bill is bad for Baltimore Co.

    Your recent article on the Baltimore County agricultural tourism bill unfairly describes battle lines being drawn between farmers on one side and local land preservationists on the other ("County bill sparks debate over tourism on farms," Oct. 14). This is an inaccurate...

  • In the global village, Ebola is a threat to us all
    In the global village, Ebola is a threat to us all

    Now that it has left Africa, the developed world is finally paying attention to Ebola ("Ebola fears continue to mount, spill into port business, politics," Oct. 16).

Comments
Loading