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Romney Backs Obama on bin Laden Photos
NewsMax ^ | May 6, 2011 | Dan Weil

Posted on 05/06/2011 1:06:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

While some potential Republican presidential candidates have criticized President Barack Obama’s decision not to release photos of Osama bin Laden's dead body, presumed frontrunner Mitt Romney agrees with the president.

"It's best not to release the photo because it has the potential to incite retaliatory violence against Americans," Romney said in a statement to Politico.

That was the same point made by Obama....

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: Massachusetts; Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: obama; osama; palin; romney; romney4bigdig; romney4deathpanels; romney4dnc; romney4iag; romney4obama; romney4obamacare; romney4romneycare; romney4sharia; romney4tarp; romney4truthers; romneymarriage; romneyvsproofers
Frontrunner among his family, co-religionists and employees, maybe.
1 posted on 05/06/2011 1:07:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

er... Thanks ‘Mitt’

yes, yes, we know you are still around somewhere... now go play


2 posted on 05/06/2011 1:08:13 PM PDT by Mr. K (this administration is WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY~!! [Palin/Bachman 2012])
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

right, because we didn’t show the picture, our Islamic enemies won’t want revenge now. Got it Mitt. Go away now please.


3 posted on 05/06/2011 1:09:07 PM PDT by RC one (Donald Trump-I'm still listening)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, you know, Romney’s a go along, get along kinda’ guy.


5 posted on 05/06/2011 1:11:16 PM PDT by pallis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s dead. Is this the deader replacement to the birther?
The military says they don’t want it. Shouldn’t that be sufficient for those with put American interests first?


6 posted on 05/06/2011 1:12:28 PM PDT by ex-snook ("Above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When you have to stop and consider the violence others might do because you’re going to do something that anyone else would consider pretty normal, then it’s time to stop, realize you’re pandering to a bully, and deal with the bully.

Romney’s absolutely lost when it comes to leadership.


7 posted on 05/06/2011 1:13:50 PM PDT by kingu (Legislators should read what they write!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"It's best not to release the photo because it has the potential to incite retaliatory violence against Americans,"

Mitt, you ignorant twit. Those who would take offense to the killing of a mass-murdering terrorist are already extreme, and don't need yet another excuse to commit violence. Our very existence incites them. In anything, our lame attempts at appeasement encourages the jihadis more than anything else by convincing them that their enemy is mentally weak.

8 posted on 05/06/2011 1:14:30 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

John McCain Jr.


9 posted on 05/06/2011 1:15:49 PM PDT by cruise_missile (Palin: More woman than Michelle. More man than Barack.)
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10 posted on 05/06/2011 1:15:57 PM PDT by avacado
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

John McCain Jr.


11 posted on 05/06/2011 1:16:10 PM PDT by cruise_missile (Palin: More woman than Michelle. More man than Barack.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Romney backs Obama’s Osama Bin Laden ban?


12 posted on 05/06/2011 1:18:36 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: ex-snook

Your post is not understandable


13 posted on 05/06/2011 1:19:04 PM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
What do these feckless (F'N) RINOS like Muutt and Rogers and others expect to gain by giving Dear Leader cover and legitimacy?

An invite to the Christmas party? A pat on the back by the State-Run Media who will stab them in the back tomorrow?

Don't they realize there is an election next year and "we" want to defeat this Fascist, Commie...NOT help get him reelected?

CAN'T THEY JUST SAY "NO COMMENT" AND SHUT THEIR PIE HOLES???

14 posted on 05/06/2011 1:20:08 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I want to see the picture just to piss idiots off.


15 posted on 05/06/2011 1:25:16 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (How is allowing an Army Doctor be prosecuted and sent to prison "good for the country"?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Spineless jellyfish...


16 posted on 05/06/2011 1:25:22 PM PDT by ez ("Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, Paradise Lost)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sure. He also supports Obamacare, no doubt. And gay marriage. And taxpayer funded abortion. And drilling bans. And . . . fill in the blanks.


17 posted on 05/06/2011 1:26:15 PM PDT by Cicero
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To: pallis

He’s another McCain.


18 posted on 05/06/2011 1:26:20 PM PDT by ez ("Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, Paradise Lost)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Since Romney seems to agree with Obama on just about everything these days, what the heck is he going to run on? The color of the White House carpets? Who has the better hair? How many Chevy Volts the government is going to buy?


19 posted on 05/06/2011 1:26:47 PM PDT by CommerceComet (Governor Romney, why would any conservative vote for the author of the beta version of ObamaCare?)
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20 posted on 05/06/2011 1:27:24 PM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It seems that the issue has become a moot point.

Al Qaeda confirms bin Laden death and vows revenge

Obama allowed al Qaeda to be able to choose if Osama bin Ladin was going to be a Martyr or the Islamist version of D. B. Cooper.

After Obama left the ball in their court, al Qaeda made their choice and Osama is now officially a Martyr.

A death photo would provide al Qaeda an object of veneration. Now that al Qaeda has chosen the Martyr route, it is best to deny it to them and I have to side with Obama's current position.

Stopped clock .... Twice a day ..... Blind squirrel ...... Nuts ...

Now, back to the Obama Self Veneration:


21 posted on 05/06/2011 1:30:16 PM PDT by Polybius
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


22 posted on 05/06/2011 1:30:38 PM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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23 posted on 05/06/2011 1:32:01 PM PDT by Diogenesis ( Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

“I want to see the picture just to piss idiots off.”

SECOND that.


24 posted on 05/06/2011 1:34:57 PM PDT by Bubba (Kriss... firearm of choice for close encounters of the worst kind)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t give a damn what any person who is not entering this race thinks. He is nothing special at all.

I don’t care about photos anymore, I want fighters who are willing to put their money where their mouth is.

Romney can go to.....


25 posted on 05/06/2011 1:38:17 PM PDT by dforest
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Both parties could care less about you or me. They are virtually the same color, with some variance as to what shade.

I for one am not going to hold my nose and step into the balloting box as if I were carrying a soiled diaper.

No more, "You have to vote for us or Democrats will be in charge." At some point politicians are so comprimised that they no longer represent us. I feel like I don't have a government at times.

26 posted on 05/06/2011 1:40:10 PM PDT by He Rides A White Horse ((unite))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mitt is a wussy. Hope he’s not the presidential nominee cause I’m not voting for him. Period. May as well just sit back folks and prepare for another four years of “obama-the-idiot” remaining in the White House. Pathetic world we live in. Really sad.


27 posted on 05/06/2011 1:41:08 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; ex-snook
A death photo would provide al Qaeda an object of veneration. Now that al Qaeda has chosen the Martyr route, it is best to deny it to them ... Polybius

When I say "object of veneration", this is an historical exmple of what I mean:

The Blood Flag (Blutfahne)

The Blutfahne (Blood flag) was a Nazi Swastika flag which was used in the attempted Nazi Beer Hall Putsch in Munich, Germany on 9 November 1923 and one of the most revered objects of the German Nazi Party. The flag was actually that of the 5th SA Sturm that was covered in blood from members of the Nazi Party who had been shot by the Munich Police (primarily from party member Andreas Bauriedl who fell on top of the flag when he was shot and killed).


28 posted on 05/06/2011 1:42:41 PM PDT by Polybius
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s a non-starter PUKE.


29 posted on 05/06/2011 1:43:41 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: FReepers; 2ndDivisionVet
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30 posted on 05/06/2011 1:44:19 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: ez

“He’s another McCain.”

All the establishment, party insiders are another McCain. That’s why we need candidates like Palin and Cain.


31 posted on 05/06/2011 1:47:16 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Polybius

Some people are more out to get Obama than they are to protect our troops. We need not provide any bloody flag.


32 posted on 05/06/2011 2:03:22 PM PDT by ex-snook ("Above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Romney wants to be O’s running mate for the next re-election campaign.


33 posted on 05/06/2011 2:08:12 PM PDT by Carley (We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail. W, 9/20/01)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So did Oliver North.


34 posted on 05/06/2011 3:17:21 PM PDT by Paradox (Obama gets Trumped.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mitt “Me too” strikes again.


35 posted on 05/06/2011 9:22:39 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mitt, unless we are all idiots, we don’t need to bother appeasing the nutjobs out there. These guys produce propaganda, it’s their hobby. They can produce however many excuses they wish for what they do, even if these photos didn’t ever get released, they would still hate us. It’s one thing when a guy is a RINO, but it’s far worse when the guy has little to no spine for dealing with the reality of what has happened. It’s history. Just because the Holocaust was offensive and gruesome didn’t mean that we didn’t have to see that. We got to see people falling and burning from the World Trade Center as well. Hey, we also had the documentation of Saddam getting caught, his sons pumped full of lead, and himself getting hanged, what’s any different. Even moreso is the fact that the world acknowledges that bin Laden is in fact, dead, if you released the photos, it’s not as if they didn’t already know he was killed by a bullet, or the compound raided, etc.

As for terrorism, it’s a fact of life that we will have it with us, so we’re going to have to learn how to have a spine for the foreseeable future.


36 posted on 05/07/2011 7:42:37 AM PDT by Morpheus2009 (I pity the fool - Mr. T)
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