Statement by the hacktivist Group Anonymous to the person in San Fran’s Gay Pride organization who is most responsible for derailing Bradley Manning as Grand Marshall of the 2013 parade. The individual targeted is Lisa L Williams of the San Fran Pride committee. As Glenn Greenwald points out here, there are a large number of groups that the parade has accepted donations from: “nothing can happen that might offend AT&T and the Bank of America“.. And apparently, Williams took it upon herself to keep Manning from being named Grand Marshall. 

Anonymous states it will make its presence known at Pride in San Francisco.  I’m hearing of similar protests here in NY. will keep folks posted.

#Op Manning

Greeting citizens of the world.

We are Anonymous.


It has come to our attention that the hero, Bradley Manning, has become the subject of a great controversy. This may not come as a surprise, his actions have been marked by controversy since he took a courageous leap of faith and decided to use his position as a communications officer to blow the whistle on the war crimes of this corrupt government, and bring into the light it’s lies and deceit.

This controversy is coming from a single individual within the San Francisco Gay Pride Parade organization. This individual, Lisa L Williams, has taken it upon herself, for reasons unknown, and, in essence, vetoed the will of the Parade’s Electoral College.

Sources say that Manning received five out of a total of 15 votes of the Electoral College. The highest of any of the nominees. This Electoral College, which consists…

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