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Osama Bin Laden Dead
« on: May 01, 2011, 22:45:42 »
CNN is reporting that President Obama is going to announce that Osama Bin Laden is not only dead but that the US has the body.

The statement from the President will be (is) available here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/live?utm_source=wh.gov&utm_medium=shorturl&utm_campaign=shorturl

CBC reporting here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2011/05/01/us-obama.html?sms_ss=facebook&at_xt=4dbe1e8be002c37c%2C0
« Last Edit: May 01, 2011, 23:02:53 by jeffb »
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2011, 22:58:47 »
If its true then good, hope you roast in hell. >:D
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2011, 23:03:07 »
Well, there's the excuse I needed to crack a fresh bottle of single malt teenager. Ya.... friggin'....hoo :salute:!!!!!
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2011, 23:03:32 »
Looks legit.  It's on CBC and CNN right now.

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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2011, 23:06:36 »
EXCELLENT!!
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2011, 23:07:52 »
Greatest day of my life. Now lets clean out the rest of them!
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2011, 23:09:12 »
I was 7 years old.. when I asked my parents what was going on, on TV on september 11th.. I remember it so vividly! And now he is finally gone.

WOW

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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2011, 23:09:38 »
I don't think he's been more than a vision for the last five or six years. AQ seems to be fractured into different orgs that don't seem to be working in sync.

I'm certainly not going to boo hoo the fact and will raise more than a couple of glasses, but Obama better role out irrefutable evidence in the initial announcement. I want to see the body and positive DNA evidence. Even then, given the US penchant for coverups, I'd prefer an independent, neutral analysis from an outside the US scientific agency. Otherwise, doubt will still be out there, which means bin Laden lives in the minds of the faithful.

As I said, he hasn't seemed to have had a grip for some time. I doubt whether AQ will stop to mourn his passing. Some may even celebrate with us, although for their own reasons.
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Osama Bin Laden is Dead
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2011, 23:11:02 »
Good stuff! I just happened to be watching TV that morning Sept, 2011 and watched it all happen live.   Glad a part of this evil chapter is over.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osama_bin_Laden
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2011, 23:12:19 »
Apparently he was in a mansion on the outskirts of Islamibad......oooohhh....is NATO going to come down hard, $$ wise, on Pakistan if it can be proven they sheltered him....
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2011, 23:16:43 »
Hope they gibbet the body for the 10 year anniversary. I know, I'm a monster. Quel domage.


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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #11 on: May 01, 2011, 23:18:05 »
Shot in the head....

too fast   :threat:

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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #12 on: May 01, 2011, 23:21:54 »
I for one hope the body is cremated and fused into the porcelain of a toilet for public use.
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #13 on: May 01, 2011, 23:22:43 »
Glad to hear that he is finally dead. However he died, it couldn't have happened sooner. I can tell you I'll be raising some glasses to this next weekend!  ;D
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #14 on: May 01, 2011, 23:24:48 »
A covert ops mission got him !! Face to face. :cheers:

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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2011, 23:25:20 »
Praise the Lord, and may he burn in hell!
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2011, 23:27:54 »
I for one hope the body is cremated and fused into the porcelain of a toilet for public use.


Put it at ground zero, and charge people like, 50 bucks to use it. Donate money to 9/11 charities.
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #17 on: May 01, 2011, 23:37:59 »
Hope they also roasted more of his AQ cronies.....

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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2011, 23:40:59 »
A good election gift.  Now lets get a Conservative victory,  :cdn:

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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2011, 23:42:32 »
Not soon enought

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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2011, 23:43:03 »
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #21 on: May 01, 2011, 23:45:29 »
Well, just heard Obama's speech. I'll leave others to judge. I wanted to invoke Joe Friday. " Just the facts Ma'am"

He let Pakistan off and it started to sound like an election speech.

Kudos to the triggerman and the team. :salute:
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #22 on: May 01, 2011, 23:46:32 »
Obama can give one hell of a speech.
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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #23 on: May 01, 2011, 23:48:49 »

Put it at ground zero, and charge people like, 50 bucks to use it. Donate money to 9/11 charities.

Sounds like a plan to me.

Live by the sword, die by the sword. In the end he went out as many of them do, bleeding and laying in a puddle of his own excrement. There is no end that wouldn't still be too kind for that SOB. Good riddance and well done to the soldiers responsible.

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Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead
« Reply #24 on: May 01, 2011, 23:53:23 »
I suppose they needed the whole body. His head in a sandbag would've sufficed for me.
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