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JudicialWatch Sues US Navy Over Osama bin Laden Burial, Rites, Rituals
Maggie's Notebook ^ | 7-27-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook

Posted on 07/28/2012 9:55:11 AM PDT by maggiesnotebook

The U.S. Navy has refused to hand over details of how Osama bin Laden was buried at sea. Information on rituals and rites for the terrorist have been requested through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). For the first time, I'm hearing that a Muslim seaman said an "appropriate prayer," and washed and wrapped the killer in an "appropriate cloth." Who knew the U.S. Navy would have such a cloth handy.

Photo above: USS Vinson

The al-Qaida leader’s carcass was reportedly dumped into the sea from the USS Carl Vinson within 24 hours of his May 2, 2011 death at the hands of a Navy SEALs team. In accordance with Muslim law and Navy regulations, the burial should have included a prayer requesting that Allah permit bin Laden to “enter paradise” and “save him from the trials of grave and the punishment of hell.”
Why is the U.S. Navy concerned about saving bin Laden from the punishment of hell?
Barack Obama is playing politics with bin Laden’s death and ignoring the rule of law – especially the transparency laws that his appointees violate with impunity,” said Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch. “I suspect the Obama administration is embarrassed by the burial ceremony, which explains our having to go to court to get basic information about this important piece of history.”

The lawsuit against the Navy joins a list of other suits Judicial Watch has filed against the Obama administration. In 2011 the organization filed a FOIA request for pictures and videos of bin Laden’s dead body, but a judge blocked access to the records on April 26, 2012.

Judicial Watch also sued the administration and CIA for access to communications between movie producer Kathryn Bigelow and the White House. Judicial Watch did obtain the records, unveiling the administrations’ plans to provide Bigelow and fellow producer Mark Boal access to classified information about the bin Laden raid in preparation for a film about the operation.

The White House describes the disposal of bin Laden's body:
"the body was placed on a prepared flat board, tipped up and the deceased’s body was eased into the sea".
The Telegraph:
Eased? That's "eased" into the sea from the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft carrier which, from mast tip to keel, is the height of a 24-storey building.

If the deck's about 100ft above the sea, then the gangling frame of the world's most wanted was "tipped", maybe even "chucked", overboard. But eased is the word, because even after blowing off half of bin Laden's head, the US knows it  needs to appear decent and respectful to Islam...

After breaking news today that the FBI believes there are at least a dozen, maybe many more, extremist Muslims inside the US Military, ready to commit jihad at any time, it's disturbing that a "Muslim seaman" would know an "appropriate prayer" and how to wash and wrap a body. Doubly troubling is that the Navy took care to show respect for this evil man.

The UK Telegraph may think the US needs to "be respectful to Islam," but we are told bin Laden is not a moral representation of the great religion of peace, so he should have been sent to the deep in his soiled undershorts.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: binladenburial; judicialwatch; lawsuits; osamabinladen; usnavy

1 posted on 07/28/2012 9:55:23 AM PDT by maggiesnotebook
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To: maggiesnotebook

if they had done this to a koran instead of a corpse there would have been riots and full investigation, and maybe a courts martial - instead strangely silence

So this episode is very strange indeed


2 posted on 07/28/2012 10:00:40 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: maggiesnotebook

Only a suggestion...but the next we have an episode like this...hand the body over to Seaman Snuffy and just tell him to “fix it” and never tell anyone how he did it. When the idiots lawyer-up...they will come for Seaman Snuffy, and he’ll just grin because the admiral told him to keep a vow. The sad thing is that we’ve become such a nation where lawyering-up is common.


3 posted on 07/28/2012 10:02:43 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: maggiesnotebook
$10 says it's stashed in the same warehouse that the "Lost Ark" is stashed in...


4 posted on 07/28/2012 10:04:27 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs and most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: maggiesnotebook
nobody saw the body, according to someone whose brother was on the ship.

Nobody.

5 posted on 07/28/2012 10:19:47 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: pepsionice

I’m currently reading a book about Admiral Lord Nelson. When he was killed at Trafalgar, his body was sealed in a cask of brandy. All of the other dead were chucked overboard, but they wanted to preserve Nelson for a “Lying in State” ceremony in London. It did not work. He was badly decomposed when he was removed from the cask and they had to have a closed casket ceremony instead. The book (Lord Nelson’s Purse) describes it all in grusome detail.


6 posted on 07/28/2012 10:22:50 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: maggiesnotebook

>>wrapped the killer in an “appropriate cloth.”

I hope it was cloth spun from the cotton of used tampons and then used to strain bacon grease.


7 posted on 07/28/2012 10:25:30 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: the invisib1e hand
One of 2 things happened. 1 Osama was dead long ago and this was done for political gain. 2 Osama was not killed and is being water boarded somewhere. The thing sent over the side was probably a dummy or medical cadaver.
8 posted on 07/28/2012 10:26:23 AM PDT by pietraynor (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. Ronald Reagan)
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To: maggiesnotebook

Judicial Watch, shut the f-— up. I totally agree with the way this was handled. I really don’t give a damn where the body is and just more simple minded shi! to take our minds off correcting the real problems we face.


9 posted on 07/28/2012 10:31:11 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: maggiesnotebook

Where’s the Death Certificate?


10 posted on 07/28/2012 10:38:23 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: dfwgator

stashed alongside that of Granny Dunham


11 posted on 07/28/2012 10:48:38 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: maggiesnotebook

I like to think the SEALs stuffed a pork sausage up OBL’s arse before feeding him to the fishes.


12 posted on 07/28/2012 10:50:56 AM PDT by Lexington Green (''Those who bite the hand that feeds them will lick the boots that kick them.'' -- Eric Hoffer)
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To: maggiesnotebook

The Mohammedan Navy man who cared for UBL was the Navy’s first Corpse-man.


13 posted on 07/28/2012 10:53:07 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Lexington Green

excellent

lets spread that rumor


14 posted on 07/28/2012 10:55:12 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: maggiesnotebook
I still like to visualize some crusty old chief saying “anyone else gotta’ piss? OK, throw his ass overboard!”
15 posted on 07/28/2012 11:09:43 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: maggiesnotebook

The Navy stopped doing “whole body” burials at sea years (maybe decades) ago. We (they) do cremations. Might have had something to do with a few caskets not sinking and the honor guard opening fire on the deceased. So why would we/they decide to “ease” OBL over the 100 ft side? Personally, I don’t think he’s dead. Obama spikes the ball for every other event with “leaks from unknown sources” and not for this? Doesn’t smell right.


16 posted on 07/28/2012 11:19:22 AM PDT by Snow Eagle ("... Against all enemies, foreign AND DOMESTIC")
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To: Snow Eagle

Obama and his Daley machine cronies at JPmorgan used the OBL dead
fakery to cover the May 1 Sunday night silver massacre. JP was
trapped hideously short in an explosive up move that threatened
bankrupt them and expose the USD as toilet paper. Yes it’s
all about the money.


17 posted on 07/28/2012 12:51:19 PM PDT by ch25061
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To: pietraynor

or he could be playing online scrabble from his cave of evil. Either way, it has the whiff of typical obama theater.


18 posted on 07/28/2012 2:17:19 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The Duke of Wellington’s brother in law, Generals Pakenham, was killed at the battle of New Orleans and his body shipped back in a hogshead of rum.

Some wit declared “He arrived home in good spirits.”


19 posted on 07/28/2012 2:24:20 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

LOLOLOL!


20 posted on 07/28/2012 2:29:54 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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