A third member of the U.S. special forces unit that raided Osama bin Laden´s Pakistan compound has come forward to tell his story--with yet another version of how the Al Qaeda chief met his end. The previous account, given by a Navy SEAL only identified as The Shooter in Esquire magazine, claimed he had confronted Bin Laden in the terror chief´s bedroom and shot him twice in the forehead when he saw him reach for a gun. But now a third member of Navy SEAL Team 6 who says he came face to face with Bin Laden in the
How many people in the WTC towers, innocents from roughly 60 countries [though you may remember Osama said none of them was innocent], or the other locations and planes, reached for a gun in hopes of surviving the butchery he planned and ordered?
There is yet another account that has Obama and Biden leading the charge into the compound and personally finishing off Bin Laden in a wild fire fight while back at the central command post Reid and Pelosi coordinated all the action.
Not that anybody cares about the rule of law anymore but this is disturbing from a legal point of view.Shooting an unarmed man in cold blood,even if it is Bin Laden,shouldn´t be acceptable. Then the question becomes who gave the kill order and under what circumstances. Was the shooter told to lie about Bin Laden reaching for his gun to fabricate a self defense defense?
I´ve always felt there was something fishy about the whole narrative coming out of this and there´s plenty we still don´t know from a behind the scenes standpoint.
Maybe Obama just happened to be plaing golf same time as the raid,so if something went wrong,he couldn´t be blamed for it.I still don´t understand the haste in burying him at sea.How did the cameras the SEAL team had just happen to stop working during the raid?
Could it be that someone else ordered the raid without Obama knowing about it and when it turned out well,it gave Obama the chance to spike the football for almost 2 years.What if several million people voted for Obama because they think he took Bin Laden out when he really had nothing to do with it.
Just look at how convenient it was for Obama to be unreachable during the Benghazi attack? The plan was for the ambassador to be killed and blamed on the idiotic anti- muslim film.They stuck to this story(lie) for a week after the truth came out.
Personally, I really don´t care about "due process" protection in this instance. This was war, not a legal matter. I would be happy to learn that Bin Laden was held down while his head was severed with a dull knife. The world became a better place the moment this mass killer died. Too bad his body was not fed to pigs.
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Bad Dog, 3/28/2013 7:52:52 AM (No. 9247773)
Oh, sigh. So much so wrong, with all this - with everything out of this White House. Contradictions everywhere. Yay, more chaos.
#3 and #6 bring up excellent points. We don´t, and shouldn´t, read Miranda rights to a war criminal during a wartime event. We´re too close to that idiocy already. But I agree there was something just not right about the narrative from the git-go.
In fact, there WAS a memo revealed very soon after that had a General all up against the blame-wall already if this went down badly. Wish I could recall the particulars....
I believe Obama WAS a non-participant in this, until photo time. And that entire scene was staged, re-created if it had existed in real time to start with.
But to the point of drones, yes. Why weren´t drones used? We´re so enthusiastic about our drone use (that would be the royal ´we´, of course) and our kill list, why not use them in this? Why were SEALs sent in if not to capture bin Laden? Was positive I.D. that necessary? Every witness to every car accident has slightly different stories to tell. That´s a given. (cont´d....)
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Bad Dog, 3/28/2013 7:53:13 AM (No. 9247774)
(cont....)Why was SEAL Team 6 outed so quickly? A helicopter went down in Afghanistan shortly after, killing several SEALs. Coinkydink? Or trade-off?
That bin Laden was ´´buried at sea´´ within hours also doesn´t sit well. He was given a muslim ´cleansing´ ... really? There just happened to be a friendly imam on board that ship? Really? The townspeople did not try to intervene, or follow? Really?
Anyone with a gram of common sense can smell the lies in this. So many lies ... so many questions unanswered.
I dream of the day our national nightmare ends. I´m really sick of being lied to, but I´ll believe the aggregated SEALs´ stories before I believe Obama gets any credit in this at all.
These different SEALs coming out with their version of events doesn´t bode well for the SEALs.
Personally and with no proof, believe that the Bush Administration, toward the end of his second term knew where Bin Laden was didn´t take him out but left him for the Obama Administration to take out and get the credit. Anything to help the First Black (Muslim) President.
#3 and #´s 10-11 I wholeheartedly agree "I´ve always felt there was something fishy about the whole narrative..." and "So much so wrong, with all this - with everything out of this White House. Contradictions everywhere."
Obama is the Great Deceiver. Actually, I think that Obama is the sock-puppet for a cabal headed by George Soros with the aid of ValJar and Axelgrease and probably some other well-hidden conspirators. That doesn´t mean that Obama shouldn´t be held accountable just because he´s manipulated by them.
He was the right guy for Soros et.al., because of his skin color and his "cool" demeanor. Appearance is more appealing to lo-infos and the young than old, rich white guys. He uses their lingo and that was what the cabal needed.
If the lo-infos only knew that the chief-manipulator, George Soros, is a very old white guy who could give a rip about them. He didn´t give a rip when the Nazis came after his fellow Jews. Soros is a very fortunate but ungrateful Jew, and every decent human being(especially the Jews) should reject the Obama puppet to send a message to the cabal that America is not buying what they are selling.
Sorry to get off topic, but there is a connection we should keep in mind. The Nazis and the Muslims were partners in WWII.
I agree with all the points that this admin. lies so much, you don´t know how to differentiate. Osama probably died of kidney failure in that hovel of a mansion he lived in. Once confirmed, they sent the Seals in and fabricated this fairy tale and Queen Hillary, familiar with dodging bullets in Bosnia, was a good liar to have on board. All of this was to show what a strong leader Zero is. Good thing they threw a jacket over Zero before the photo. He probably had his cheerleading outfit on. If they say today is Wednesday, check the calendar.
OK, now Obama will sanction a new HBO movie version with very little to do with anything other than his agonizing decision making. It´s back to him going over his plan each night under the covers with only the light of his Blackberry (so as to not disturb the Mooch). If it wasn´t so serious it would be funny.
The whole incident was re-staged to benefit Obama. Any CIC with half a brain would not even have mentioned that SEAL Team Six had conducted the mission, let alone name the individuals on site. Obama is a conniving weasel and any facts that have slipped out concerning this mission should be used in his trial for treason. It is highly likely that he was playing golf during the raid because he´s always playing golf. I don´t think he even wanted bin Laden dead.
Shooting an unarmed man in cold blood,even if it is Bin Laden,shouldn´t be acceptable. ---------------------- I disagree. I want to see the video of him being shot again and again. I wish he would have been captured so we could throw him off the top of the new World trade center while on fire.
# 26 makes the most important point. Not a word of this mission should have ever leaked out. And certainly not by the CINC trying to cover himself in the glory of the military. A Commander in Chief who had the slightest care for the military or the security of the country would not have ever spoken about the mission. The world , especially the Muslim terror world , would still be wondering about why OBL was so quiet. It would have kept them off stride wondering where he was and what he was doing. There was no strategic upside to bragging about this operation and spiking the football. Successful covert missions occurred when President George W Bush was Commander in Chief . The operational details will never be made public .
There is a lingering smell to this story - first - who actually died in that attack? thought he was dispatched tears earlier at Bora Bora. Why the hasty burial at sea farce? Who put 30 members of Seal Team 6 in an unarmored helicopter so easily shot down? do they have the dead man´s body on ice at Langley? Is there no one we can trust?
More likely Obama was informed in advance that bin Laden wanted to surrender, implicate CAIR and Obama´s other domestic Muslim buddies in the planning of terrorist attacks, and convert to Christianity.
Given that we´ve never been given one single smidgen of PROOF that it was bin Laden, I´ve never believed a word of the whole story.
We saw photos of the bullet riddled corpses of Uday and Qusay, and we saw video of Saddam in his spider hole and then we saw his hanging on worldwide TV.
I´ve always believed that bin Laden died in a cave in Tora Bora. After that battle, we never again saw any new video of him, we only heard the very occasional audio which the CIA verified - but how trustworthy have they been lately?
Like everything else about zippy, this whole story is one massive fraud.
I think Bin Laden is in one of our underground bunkers below the sea floor, singing his head off. I also think Obama (or ValJar) refused to give the go-ahead on the Bin Laden (capture) killing until the mission window was about closed. Then the CIA/Pentagon/Whoever told Obama the window WAS closed...and he went golfing, relaxed that he never ordered the death of a Muslim hero. Once he was at the Sacred Golf Links, Panetta went ahead with the mission (you know, the Panetta who lost his job two weeks later) and, when it was too late to call it back, he had Obama brought in for the photo ops. And that the scene in the Situation Room was faked (PhotoShopped) has been fairly well proven by now.
#9 exactly. It was warfare Chicago style. I agree with the poster that said it was a war battle engaging Bib Laden and not a law enforcement action. Bin Laden had no rights whatsoever in spite of what the ACLU says. He had the right to die a martyr and thats what he got. My gilfriend got an email this morning from a friend warning women to not die a virgin, because there are a lot of terrorists up there waiting for them. So like they used to say in Viet Nam...Kill´em all and let God sort ´em out.
#25 from all the porn they found it was the ´gun´ he was reaching for. There were plenty of pictures of him dead with a canoe cut through his head. It´s a war on terror and Bin Laden was the leader so he deserved what he got. Someone orchasrated the entire thing and Obama was just as clueless as he always is. A person in the Pentagon and CIA did the entire attack and Obama, Jarrett and Hillary were clutzes on the sideline.
I certainly agree with posters believing that this operation should never have been leaked, at least for 20-30 years. For the POTUS to shout his praise in having a significant share in the carrying out of it is disgraceful.
Can´t writers and talking heads STOP calling SEALS soldiers? Folks, they are Sailors. Same for Marines.
Ah poster #2 -- I think you may have hit on "it"....
Obama and Bite me led the charge -- guns drawn (registered and profiled with the goooooberment) -- nancy/pelousy cheerheading from the side/lines. Rah/rah/rah -- sis/boom/bah -- I think I forgot to wear a bra....
They fought osama off with hip shots and then shot him twice in the forehead for good measure. Great campaign photo/op....
Maybe the reason that we have been hearing conflicting stories about what happened when the special operators encountered bin Laden is that the people telling the stories were not actually there.
Maybe it was the British SAS who really dispatched bin Ladin, but because the British will not talk about their special forces operations, others took the credit. That is no more incredible then a lot of the other conspiracy theories that are floating around out there.
Another thing that I´ve never understood about this whole affair is the fact that there wasn´t a single protest by Muslims anywhere in the world over bin Laden´s death. At least none that I can remember. They go nuts over a cartoon, a book or a video, but not a peep about their biggest hero being picked off by "The Great Satan". Curious.
1. It wasn´t Bin Laden. They raided the place, and under duress the occupants confessed that Osama had died in Tort Bora of kidney failure. To avoid looking silly, they made the story up about Bin Laden since Obama didn´t want to lose in the comparison against W on the GWOT.
2. It was Bin Laden but the Seals shot his head off and the autopsy pictures weren´t pretty and could have cause deadly harm to American civilian around the world by instigating Muslim rage.
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