Skip to comments.JudicialWatch Sues US Navy Over Osama bin Laden Burial, Rites, Rituals
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 leaders 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 Ladens 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 White House describes the disposal of bin Laden's body:
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 Ladens 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 body was placed on a prepared flat board, tipped up and the deceaseds 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.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.
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...
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.
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
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.
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.
>>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.
Judicial Watch, shut the f-â 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.
Where’s the Death Certificate?
stashed alongside that of Granny Dunham
I like to think the SEALs stuffed a pork sausage up OBL’s arse before feeding him to the fishes.
The Mohammedan Navy man who cared for UBL was the Navy’s first Corpse-man.
lets spread that rumor
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.
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.
or he could be playing online scrabble from his cave of evil. Either way, it has the whiff of typical obama theater.
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.”
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