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Old 05-04-2011, 10:10 PM
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Like I said, do you think he's above just taking someone's kidneys?
Nope, just forgot to address this point earlier.

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Do you think the president is squandering the political capital he got with OBL's death by refusing to show photos? His reasoning seems to be a bit off. We got photos of the Hussein brothers, after all. And as for gloating, we've spent billions of dollars and almost a decade looking for this guy, I think we're entitled to a little gloating.
Agreed. That being said, I don't mind waiting just a little while, given that Bin Laden (unlike anyone in the Hussein family) is a hero to millions of Muslims.

Also, there is already too much media fanfare surrounding JSOC commander William McRaven. Time just put out an article calling him, "The Man Who Got bin Laden", which is slightly inaccurate (he deployed the team, wasn't leading the team or pulling the trigger), but is sure to make McRaven into a high-priority target for the jihadis.
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Old 05-04-2011, 10:19 PM
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Agreed. That being said, I don't mind waiting just a little while, given that Bin Laden (unlike anyone in the Hussein family) is a hero to millions of Muslims.
Millions of Muslims who hate us anyway. And those Muslims don't vote. Then again, if he's going to wait to release them, he might as well wait until October 2012.
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Millions of Muslims who hate us anyway. And those Muslims don't vote. Then again, if he's going to wait to release them, he might as well wait until October 2012.
Oh, I don't care about sensitive to them. Muslims have shown themselves to be hypocrites on the "sensitivity"/"tolerance" issues so many times that I don't have much sympathy. But if there's potential for greater backlash than we already can expect, maybe it's best to wait it out just a little bit.
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(he deployed the team, wasn't leading the team or pulling the trigger)
I doubt we'll ever know his name considering the secrecy surrounding Team 6.
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I doubt we'll ever know his name considering the secrecy surrounding Team 6.
I don't think he'd want his name to be known either.
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Well, they are called "silent professionals" for a reason.
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Okay article, but I thought the picture was hilarious.

http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/05/05/...n-raid/?hpt=T1
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Im wondering how/when bin laden photo will get out (apparently nobody in CONGRESS has even seen a real photo. It is:

A. Going to be released october 2012 while obamas tring to get cred for election
B. Released through freedom of inormation act over the courese of ears due to the legal battles and appeals, but in the end there is no legal reason to withold.
C. Leaked, source will send it out.
D. Never.
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C: leaked.
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Okay article, but I thought the picture was hilarious.

http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/05/05/...n-raid/?hpt=T1
I just love how the comments degraded into a "dogs vs. cats" argument.

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C: leaked.
More than likely. For once I'm actually hoping this bit of classified info finds its way into Wikileaks' possession...
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