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A day before 9/11, Bill Clinton
said he could have killed
Osama bin Laden

The Week, by Ryu Spaeth

Original Article

Posted By:tisHimself, 7/31/2014 2:04:20 PM

It turns out that Bill Clinton had Osama bin Laden on his mind mere hours before al Qaeda attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Speaking to a group of Australian businessmen on Sept. 10, 2001, Clinton said he once had the opportunity to kill bin Laden, but decided not to because it would have led to the deaths of innocent civilians. An audio recording of the remarks was released for the first time today by Australian media.
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Reply 1 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 7/31/2014 2:11:27 PM     (No. 9948074)

This news is not new. The terrorist leader´s location was given to our Government prior to 9/11 but they did not act on the intel.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: offrope, 7/31/2014 2:14:58 PM     (No. 9948083)

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda. Blah Blah Blah.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: shurnuff, 7/31/2014 2:18:33 PM     (No. 9948095)

His avoidance to kill obl had nothing to do with killing innocents. He was much like Obama in doing what was convenient at the time.

A book by one of clinton´s secret service personnel tells of the time when he accompanied Clinton to a golf tournament. The WH called and told the SS man to go tell Clinton he was needed on the phone. Clinton told him to go back to the phone and say he would call them back. He returned with the message that they had obl in their sights at that moment, they only needed Clintons approval. Again he sent him back with, "Tell them I´ll call them back." When Clinton finally got back to them the opportunity was no longer available.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 7/31/2014 2:25:15 PM     (No. 9948109)

He was right that his decision to take out, or not take out, bin Laden might lead to the deaths of innocent civilians.

The truth of that was borne out September 11, 2001.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Muguy, 7/31/2014 2:28:31 PM     (No. 9948113)

The truth is that Bubba could have "had him" at other times when HE was president, but didn´t.

This was well detailed in the TV movie "The Path to 9/11" which was shown only ONE TIME on the ABC Network.

You cannot order it in the US, but you can if you order it from Canada--they don´t have a lapdog media trying to cover up for the Clintons.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lana720, 7/31/2014 2:38:15 PM     (No. 9948134)

What? He couldn´t gave gotten him the day before 9/11. He wasn´t president at the time!
But, he did blow several opportunities to get obl. It´s called Dereliction of Duty.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: old dinasaur, 7/31/2014 3:30:50 PM     (No. 9948206)

Rather than take him out Clinton chose to shoot missels up the a** of OBL´s camel.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/31/2014 3:51:35 PM     (No. 9948222)

The dims all knew this at the time of 9/11 and in the aftermath tried to do/say everything they could to make it look like Bush and Rice were derelict in their duties. Thy were on the offensive to protect themselves and BJ.

If you want to know what the dims are guilty of, just listen to what they are blaming the republicans for.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/31/2014 3:59:54 PM     (No. 9948231)

Bill chased women, not bin Laden.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/1/2014 2:14:07 AM     (No. 9948844)

But he didn´t. Why bring it up now ?

Since he is the maven of all things worldly, what is his foundation doing to help the US today ?

Go away. Take the missus with you.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: toddh, 8/1/2014 10:30:24 AM     (No. 9949280)

"I would have to destroy a little town called Kandahar in Afghanistan and kill 300 innocent women and children, and then I would have been no better than him."

Moral equivalency led to 9/11.

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