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´We washed him, wrapped
him in a sheet and then
slid him into the sea´:
The secret emails that reveal
how ´FedEx package´ Osama
bin Laden was buried

Daily Mail (UK), by Leon Watson

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/22/2012 3:24:49 PM

Secret internal emails reveal Osama bin Laden was washed, wrapped in a sheet and slid into the sea for his burial in accordance with Islamic burial tradition - and no sailors saw it. The heavily blacked out emails sent between U.S. military officers were obtained through the Freedom of Information Act and are the first public disclosure of government information about the al Qaida leader´s death. Bin Laden was killed on May 1, 2011, by a U.S. Navy SEAL team that attacked his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/22/2012 3:27:25 PM     (No. 9029644)

When he positively, absolutely, has to be in hell, overnight.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 11/22/2012 3:42:22 PM     (No. 9029663)

#1, post of the day! LOL!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: cym rhondda, 11/22/2012 4:02:17 PM     (No. 9029687)

Oh to experience the unsearchable joy of supplying more washing material.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pickle1, 11/22/2012 4:08:43 PM     (No. 9029698)

Love #1 post. Lot of info there for no one seeing anything.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: vrb8m, 11/22/2012 4:13:33 PM     (No. 9029704)

Outstanding, #1. Outstanding.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 11/22/2012 4:39:20 PM     (No. 9029728)

Anyone want to bet this fairy tale never occurred?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 11/22/2012 4:42:12 PM     (No. 9029734)

I am not sure how much, if any of this to believe. This administration has long since lost the last vestiges of credibility for me. There may have been more dishonest ones, but I cannot think of them. It is, I suggest, a serious mistake to believe ANYTHING Obama or his representatives say about ANYTHING unless independent, truly reliable confirmation exists. Who really knows what happened to Bin Laden? The Islamic burial at sea has always sounded -pardon the pun- fishy to me. First you snuff the guy, and then you give him an Islamic funeral? I thought Bin Laden was one of that tiny minority of Muslims who do not understand their own religion and fail to realize it is a religion of peace. Who said he deserved an Islamic funeral? There is something weird about the whole thing.

O for the days when America had a Forth Estate press rather than a Fifth Column partisan propaganda machine!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/22/2012 4:54:59 PM     (No. 9029746)

All this care! Meanwhile, we have Americans killed by bombing, dragged through the streets of Benghazi and the administration hides the truth

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Reply 9 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 11/22/2012 5:41:27 PM     (No. 9029773)

Hope they washed him with a power washer

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Reply 10 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 11/22/2012 5:46:34 PM     (No. 9029778)

Waste of a good sheet.

Should have sewn his corpse inside the carcass of a pig. Now THAT would have been a good use for the ´Other White Meat´...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 11/22/2012 5:59:06 PM     (No. 9029788)

Considering the endless lies that spew out of the White House it is very possible Bin Laden is growing old and fat somewhere in a secret CIA lock-up. I believe nothing from my Government except my SS check, and that´s questionable.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Merlin251, 11/22/2012 6:04:23 PM     (No. 9029798)

They should have covered him in pork fat, dressed him up like a hooker, and then dropped his dead ass in the cesspool of a South Carolina Hog farm.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TinCan, 11/22/2012 6:20:01 PM     (No. 9029812)

#10, carcass is better; was thinking pork chop.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/22/2012 6:32:57 PM     (No. 9029820)

The disposal of the body reads like bad fiction. What are the odds that binladen was dead long before the raid, or that he is still alive, today?

I find the part where "no sailors saw it" to be unbelievable. When I was in the Navy, there were sailors everywhere on every ship. Even burials at sea were performed by sailors. Then, there´s the part about washing the trash before throwing it in the sea...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 11/22/2012 6:49:55 PM     (No. 9029834)

I don´t care how much they washed his body - he remained a filthy islamofascist terrorist pig.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/22/2012 6:53:42 PM     (No. 9029841)

If it even occurred, it was the fIrst bath he ever had.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rakasha, 11/22/2012 6:59:25 PM     (No. 9029846)

Let me write a short fiction story.

One day the government of a large country sent some of their very best fighting men to capture an enemy of that nation. The very good fighting men, concerned that this enemy would not be treated as an enemy, perhaps even be granted rights or accesses that might be harmful to the country they loved and served, killed the enemy instead. Either because it would be easy to prove that they had disregarded their orders, or because they were still concerned that even the body of this enemy would be used to harm their beloved country, they ´buried´ him at sea - with very few witnesses.

The leader of the country was very angry but knew that if he raised too much of a fuss questions might be asked, or worse, information might leak out. So he instead leaked some information of his own, causing the deaths of a number of these good fighting men. His need for retribution not sated, he went on to cast aspersions on many of them, destroying their careers and their ability to protect the country that they loved. He vowed not to stop until they were completely ruined and could never thwart his plans again.

The End

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Reply 18 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 11/22/2012 7:05:37 PM     (No. 9029850)

This is just one of Zippy´s fairy tales. I don´t know how he keeps all his lies straight.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/22/2012 7:09:45 PM     (No. 9029853)

#17. I have thought of this all along.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: harper, 11/22/2012 7:48:42 PM     (No. 9029872)

I hate to say this, but I am sure he was buried exactly as the description states. Either bHo or some upwardly-mobile Navy suit thought it up, and it was done. The Navy´s version of the Ft. Hood syndrome.

If it had been my call, I would have delegated it all to Gutfeld. I´m sure he would have come up with something tasteful, utilizing the steam catapult and one or two Phalanx systems.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/22/2012 7:54:01 PM     (No. 9029876)

He´d have made a great piñata, but I suppose that some Muslims would have been offended.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Labrador Heaven, 11/22/2012 8:42:58 PM     (No. 9029907)

#8 - you make the most important point.

And, we´ll never know if any of this ever really happened, or if it did, that it really resembles the story trotted out for consumption. Photoshopped Situation Room photo that was a bad job at that. Then, that helicopter of SEALS shot down not long after....who is telling the truth in ALL of this...?

But #1 - you absolutely take the prize with that one. I´m surprised that one didn´t float out in some commentary elsewhere. It was waiting to be said.....

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Reply 23 - Posted by: privateer, 11/23/2012 1:47:55 PM     (No. 9030763)

No sailor saw it because it never happened. He is alive, living in the White House basement, and is Chief Assistant to the Assistant Chief of Muzlimb Outreach.

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