Skip to comments.Pirates Foil U.S. Captain's Escape Attempt
Posted on 04/10/2009 8:29:18 AM PDT by Raster Man
Defense Department officials said the American sea captain held by Somali pirates made a desperate escape attempt but was recaptured, escalating a dramatic Indian Ocean standoff.
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Well, it’s Black Hawk Down for Obama...
After all, he's supposed to be a good little Dhimmi and kneel down before his Muslim thug captors and ask their forgiveness for all the arrogance of the Great Satan.
Perhaps he was attempting to swim towards the US navy.
To me, the situation speaks loudly; he would much rather go it alone risking sharks and pirates than wait on Barry’s new Uncle Sam to intervene.
What a shame! The captain was probably sure that once he made his move we would make ours.
And we let him down.
He must feel so alone.
Other pirates are coming bringing hostages and stolen boats.
OH OBAMA, RAISE THY STAFF AND QUELL THESE HARSH HEARTS (snicker-snicker). BRING FORTH JUSTICE AND PEACE (snicker-snicker-snicker). HOLD HANDS AND SAY GUM-BY-YAH, REACH THE PIRATE’S SENSE OF JUSTICE, CHANGE THEIR HEARTS (chuckling).
LOL LOL LOL LOL
End results: (a) dead hostages or (b) paid ransom and (c) pirates smelling blood.
This ain’t Jack Sparrow...savvy?
Man, did we drop the ball. This is awful.
Well, I would say it would be either dead hostage or paid ransom.... [of course the U.S. wouldn’t pay any ransom, as it would come from the shipping company... :-) ...]
"Since the pirates are still holding the captain, I have sent FBI negotiators to facilitate his safe and speedy release. I assure his friends and family that I will not stop until this man-made disaster is resolved in a peaceful, tolerant and ecologically-sound manner.... For too long, America has been too dismissive of the proud culture and invaluable contributions of the Pirate Community. Whether it is their pioneering work with prosthetics, husbandry of tropical birds or fanciful fashion sense, America owes a deep debt to Pirates." -- The full text of Obama statement can be found at that outpost of sanity deep in our southwestern wastes ..." HERE
The Navy also is reported to have supplied the pirates with food and batteries. Why didn’t they put some powerful sedatives in the food? Someone isn’t thinking or is awful dumb.
My guess is that the military is under orders not to use deadly force!!
We have a bunch of appeasers in the White House controlling this hostage crisis.
Who does this remind you of....?!
“These are not the Somali fisherpeople I knew”.
“My guess is that the military is under orders not to use deadly force!!”
Uncle Sam became Uncle Shame.
The Navy should’ve sent pork rinds and ham sandwiches.
Once there was daylight between the Captain and the bad guys it should have been over. The only explanation is the Navy has been ordered not to engage. This makes me ill.
Maybe we can get the Indian Navy to intervene for us,,they are pretty agressive with pirates. Like outsourcing!
They gave them FOOD??? WTF?? Their hunger and thirst work for us. How stupid they must think we are.
From the report, it is obvious the NAVY in the vicinity were aware of his attempt to escape, including the fact that he somehow managed to jump into the water.
THEREFORE, why did not the NAVY have plans for just such a contingency? And if there were SEALS on the scene (AND THERE DAMNED WELL SHOULD HAVE BEEN) why were they not turned loose at that very moment to "TAKE OUT THE BAD GUYS?"
One sharpshooting sniper, with night-vision capabilities, could have taken all 4 out in a matter of seconds, especially, after the scumbags had seen the head of one of their compatriots explode, which at the very least, would have "distracted" the rest.
There's something rotten in Denmark!!!
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