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'No one could breathe for 35 minutes': Hillary Clinton reveals tension in Situation Room
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Posted on 04/12/2012 5:07:41 PM PDT by traumer

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has told how she and the fellow White House officials were so transfixed by live footage of the raid that took out Osama bin Laden raid they couldn't breathe for 35 minutes. In the famous Situation Room picture released by the White House, Mrs Clinton, President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and members of the national security team are seen watching as Navy Seals storm the compound in Abbotabad, Pakistan, to take out the Al-Qaeda chief. Yesterday, in a speech to cadets at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, Mrs Clinton gave a first-hand account of the incredible tension in the room as the drama unfolded.

When a cadet asked her to reflect on bin Laden’s death and the process leading up to the mission that killed him she began by recalling her time as a New York senator during 9/11, and how the attack had affected so many of her constituents.

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1 posted on 04/12/2012 5:07:47 PM PDT by traumer
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To: traumer

Did she also tell the Cadet about dodging sniper’s bullets and defusing roadside bombs?


2 posted on 04/12/2012 5:10:04 PM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: traumer

So I guess if it was a bunch of liberal ‘RAT politicians doing the raid they would have all been wearing oxygen masks and would have needed CPR upon completion of the raid.


3 posted on 04/12/2012 5:15:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare is like a stool sample. You have to pass it to find out what's in it.)
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To: traumer

So that explains why obama’s lips are purple. They all sit around holding their breaths all the time. I remember Hillary said she couldn’t breath when she found out about Monica.

Man, does this woman know how to exaggerate!


4 posted on 04/12/2012 5:16:37 PM PDT by Terry Mross
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To: Moose47

Now you see that is the root problem with them thre dummycrats, they ain’t gettin any 02 to their brains.

Semper Fi


5 posted on 04/12/2012 5:16:40 PM PDT by Moose47 (Cooper's photo)
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To: traumer

6 posted on 04/12/2012 5:17:42 PM PDT by traumer
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To: traumer

That would explain some of the brain damage.


7 posted on 04/12/2012 5:17:46 PM PDT by refreshed
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To: traumer
Was she sober at the time?


8 posted on 04/12/2012 5:18:51 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: traumer

Next time, lay off the sauerkraut, Hillary.


9 posted on 04/12/2012 5:18:51 PM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: traumer

Hillary let one rip..?


10 posted on 04/12/2012 5:20:41 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: traumer
They haven't invited Hillary to any Code Reds in the Situation Room since.

Subsequently, the state dept was unable to trace the origin of a case of Gas-X softgels found in Hillary's Foggy Bottom office.

11 posted on 04/12/2012 5:21:07 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: traumer

You only get one bump from a dead binny.

LLS


12 posted on 04/12/2012 5:23:04 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES! (accept only the original))
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To: traumer

Hillary was likely wearing her favorite pantsuit. It’s the twenty year old one that she never washes.


13 posted on 04/12/2012 5:25:04 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: traumer
"...they couldn't breathe for 35 minutes."

If only that were true. Liberals have to lie about everything. It's in their DNA.

14 posted on 04/12/2012 5:26:06 PM PDT by BaylorDad (I can't always buy American, but when I can, it's not UAW!)
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To: traumer

What a drama queen. If they are that scared then they shouldn’t be running the country.


15 posted on 04/12/2012 5:26:35 PM PDT by CodeToad (I'm so right-wing if I lifted my left leg I'd go into a spin.)
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To: traumer
One guy looked like he could breath fine. As a matter of fact, he looked like he was breathing fire because he was missing his tee time.


16 posted on 04/12/2012 5:30:40 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

He has the smallest head in the room...


17 posted on 04/12/2012 5:35:00 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1178 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: traumer

I don’t believe a word that this unprosecuted felon says about anything: Vince Foster, being at ground zero when we were attacked, being shot at on the tarmac in the Middle East, she didn’t steal over $100,000 of publicly owned property out of our White House, she was named after an itinerant sheep farmer in New Zealand five years before he climbed Mt. Everest, her daughter’s father is Bill Clinton instead of Webster Hubbel, etc.

So, this unprosecuted felon is what you might call a liar. It’s a shame that this anti-Semitic woman isn’t serving a long prison term for her very numerous crimes.


18 posted on 04/12/2012 5:37:12 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: traumer

I was at the speech. Everyone was speechless as she spoke. Of course we are all military type folks so of course we are going to be respectful. I don’t know if she exaggerated, but her speech was amazing.


19 posted on 04/12/2012 5:38:05 PM PDT by napscoordinator (VOTE FOR NEWT!!!!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

isn’t that the “doctored” photo they had to re shoot?


20 posted on 04/12/2012 5:38:46 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: traumer

Didn’t it come out that this picture was only a staged photo op and not real? The only footage they had to watch was from above in the air, they couldn’t see anything on the ground or in the compound. Sounds like she isn’t aware that the public knows that they didn’t see much of anything at all.


21 posted on 04/12/2012 5:39:48 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

22 posted on 04/12/2012 5:41:07 PM PDT by traumer
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To: null and void

One of the funniest comments I’ve ever read on FR accompanied that picture when it first came out - Obama looks like he’s there on ‘take your child to work day’.


23 posted on 04/12/2012 5:42:46 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: traumer

Too bad Hildabeast is speaking metaphorically. The Republic would be in much better shape were she speaking literally!


24 posted on 04/12/2012 5:50:59 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Romney ruined Massachusetts. Now he wants to ruin the nation.)
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To: traumer

Was she also “gulping air” in disbelief?


25 posted on 04/12/2012 5:52:27 PM PDT by Stand W (Crush your enemies! See them driven before you! Hear the lamentations of their women!)
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To: theDentist

Isn’t it enough that she explained why everybody in the Obama Regime seems to be BRAIN DEAD?


26 posted on 04/12/2012 6:06:05 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: traumer

Hitlery must have cut a world class lingering fart while laughing hard at nobama hiding his eyes.

I still say this was a fakeroo. Maybe ST1 did snuff osama obama, but the idiots in that room had zero to do with it.


27 posted on 04/12/2012 6:06:21 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: null and void; Lazlo in PA
Hey, Biden's was far smaller but then he had brain surgery three times!

All unsuccessfully but they did leave in the packing so his head looks larger than anyone's now.

28 posted on 04/12/2012 6:08:43 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Lazlo in PA

In all the times I’ve seen this picture, I’ve always been curious as to the subject of the picture in front of Hillary. I thought someone would have blown it up by now.


29 posted on 04/12/2012 6:15:29 PM PDT by mupcat
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To: Bellflower
IMO opinion they were watching multiple live video feeds from tiny cameras carried by the soldiers. If they were not then our intelligence community is incompetent.

We have very large NRO satellites in geosynchronous orbit that can easily pick up the signals from tiny cameras anywhere on the earth. These NRO sats have antennas of about 350' diameter. That's comparable to the Green Bank radio telescope.

The reason such a large dish can be lifted to orbit is because it can be very lightly built as it does not need to contend with gravity or wind. It could be unfolded from a relatively small package and open much like an giant umbrella. It probably has an active surface but could operate well even without one. The Green Bank dish has an active surface because it deforms due to gravity and must be adjusted to work at all above 3.5GHz or so.

The Greenbank dish

With such incredible equipment in orbit all sorts of tiny cameras can be deployed, placing them in common ordinary looking objects would be a good use of the capability. Think rocks that can see, all that's needed is a tiny pinhole opening for the cmos sensor and a sub milliwatt rf transmitter.

I'm a ham radio geek, I'd love to play with these expensive toys! :-) This is all conjecture on my part but I see little possibility that I am wrong here. The NRO sats are common knowledge and it's easy to calculate what the abilities would be with a dish that size from a mere 23,000 miles out looking down on the planet.

30 posted on 04/12/2012 6:39:05 PM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: traumer

Crappy reporting - the only ‘cadets’ at USNA are the prisoner exchangees from the other academies. USNA prepares Midshipmen for service in the Fleet and Marines.

Go Navy Beat Army
USNA ‘89


31 posted on 04/12/2012 7:09:48 PM PDT by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: traumer

What’s Hillary doing in “the situations” room? Would
snooki get jealous?
Seriously what bunch of buff-ooons....couldn’t breath
for 35 minutes?...Wow , Hill...you were really under
pressure.....yeah....could feel the helicopter blade
backwash, right? She wants to be commander in chief
but cannot breath for 35 minutes when one dangerous
operation is going on? Oh, I feel your pain.


32 posted on 04/12/2012 7:29:21 PM PDT by Getready (Wisdom is more valuable than gold and diamonds, and harder to find.)
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To: Bobalu
carried by the soldiers(sic)

sailors

33 posted on 04/12/2012 8:00:39 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: traumer

Rubbish! They are all still alive.


34 posted on 04/12/2012 8:49:14 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Bobalu
Here is an excerpt from a net page on the site "The Daily Caller" titled "Correcting the ‘fairy tale’: A SEAL’s account of how Osama bin Laden really died". It's a good read......

Pfarrer suggests that much of the misinformation was likely born out of operational ignorance, even among those sitting in the White House.

“One of the things that happened was that there were only a handful of people who know about this mission,” he said. “On the civilian side, there were only a handful of people in the situation room who were watching the drone feed. They were looking at the roof of a building taken from a rotating aircraft at 35,000 feet.”

“None of those guys, not a single one of them, had a background in special operations, with the exception of General Webb who was sitting there running a laptop,” Pfarrer went on. “No one knew or could even imagine what was going on inside the building. They didn’t know.”

“There was an alternative feed going to CIA headquarters where Leon Panetta sat there with the communications brevity codes [a guide sheet for the mission's radio lingo] in his lap and a SEAL off-screen by his side to be able to tell him what was going on,” he said. “But these guys, none of them, really knew what they were looking at.”

http://news.yahoo.com/correcting-fairy-tale-seal-account-osama-bin-laden-054233289.html

35 posted on 04/13/2012 12:01:14 AM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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