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Unreal: Obama Allows Photos of Dead US Soldiers But Not Dead Terrorist
Gateway Pundit ^ | 5-6-11 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 05/07/2011 6:09:18 AM PDT by radioone

This ought to make you sick… The official Obama policy:

Photos of dead US soldiers – Good. Photos of dead Osama Bin Laden – Bad.

In February 2009, his second month in office, Barack Obama changed official policy to allow photos of dead US soldiers. The LA Times reported:

"The Obama administration has decided to open the gates of Dover. In a policy to be unveiled today, Pentagon officials told reporters, Defense Secretary Robert Gates — the only holdover from the Bush administration — will announce that news photos of flag-draped coffins will be allowed, as long as families agree."

But, this week Barack Obama announced that he would not release photos of dead Osama Bin Laden. The White House said:

“There are sensitivities here in terms of the appropriateness of releasing photos of Osama Bin Laden… because of the sentitivities… Does it serve or harm our interests domestically and locally. It could be inflammatory.”


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: binladen; obama; soldiers

1 posted on 05/07/2011 6:09:24 AM PDT by radioone
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To: radioone

To Obama, dead US soldiers are infidel crusaders and Osama is a martyr.


2 posted on 05/07/2011 6:11:08 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (We don't need to win elections. We need to win a revolution.)
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To: Bryanw92

Very well said. No further comment from me.


3 posted on 05/07/2011 6:14:52 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: radioone
It is NOT unreal.

From DAY 1, Obama has helped "his people",
protected "his people", and attacked every American ally.

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream.
It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same,
or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children
and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.
"
President Ronald Reagan

4 posted on 05/07/2011 6:15:19 AM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: radioone

how about prison abuse photos


5 posted on 05/07/2011 6:19:40 AM PDT by 4rcane
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To: Bryanw92

Right on- the terrorists are his allies.


6 posted on 05/07/2011 6:26:07 AM PDT by handmade
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To: radioone

“how about prison abuse photos”

The Democrats and LSM (same thing) could use those photos to bash GWB. That was their plan, and they were stickin’ to it!!


7 posted on 05/07/2011 6:36:19 AM PDT by radioone (Ya' just can't make up Liberal Idiocy)
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To: radioone

I just said yesterday. be glad I am not on a national campaign commitee...this would have made one hell of a commercial for 2012..dead US soldiers OK...dead osama ..bad
We don’t care about the sensitivities of US military families as much as we care about Muslims


8 posted on 05/07/2011 6:45:56 AM PDT by OL Hickory (Jesus and the American soldier-1 died for your soul/1 died for your freedom)
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To: radioone

Obama has no respect for dead Americans, but goes out of his way to make sure Osama got respect. My son, who is in the ANG, spent two weeks a few years ago, greeting our dead soldiers. He said it was the hardest thing he has ever done, and when he stood at attention as the caskets went by, tears automatically fell. He was not alone. And then, there were the families, whose grief was immeasurable. My son said those haunted faces of loved ones will always be etched in his brain. This is a sacrilege toward the military, and Obama shows a disregard, not only for our soldiers, but for their families and everyone who loves them.


9 posted on 05/07/2011 6:46:22 AM PDT by Jaidyn
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To: radioone

As we talk on this forum, at this very moment hundreds or thousands of Islamists are vowing revenge and undoubtedly a number of them are planning on going ahead with it. That’s with no pictures released. So releasing pictures is going to inflame them? Hey gang, they’re already inflamed. We’re back to the “don’t make them mad” argument basically shutting down free speech so we won’t offend these nuts. Unfortunately, Dennis Prager and Neil Boortz have bought into this nonsense.


10 posted on 05/07/2011 7:11:10 AM PDT by driftless2 (For long-term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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