Skip to comments.Rumsfield Chief of Staff tweet: Osama Bin Laden Killed (Confirmed!)
Posted on 05/01/2011 7:43:12 PM PDT by ph12321
Chief of Staff of Donald Rumsfield tweeted OBL has been killed. Perhaps this is Obama's new speech coming soon?
that and a $50 million reward!!!!!
Did they get Bert too?
We opened our front door and blew our New Years horn a dozen times soon as we felt it was confirmed.
Here’s a link to a story saying it was a week ago: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/05/01/usama-bin-laden-dead-say-sources/
It mentions that they were waiting for DNA confirmation.
I'm more than willing to take that chance. If it happens, they can bill me for the damages...
Geraldo had a bunch of neighbors who died on 9/11 and he always wanted to be in at the kill of OBL. He may have had a clause in his contract when he signed with Fox back when that he could be on air during the announcement when/if it came.
“This feels like my VE Day!!! Im only 28 but was watching a documentary on Hitler today. Today we killed another Hitler.”
I’m only 28 too, and I feel exactly the way you do!!
I’m having a celebratory drink.
Roast in Hell, Osama and all his spawn.
18 months to VØ Day.
I'm willin' to bet $10 to lazamataz for the Freepathon that dead has still got his eye out for mullah omar ...
The death of OBL is great news. Due to this great news, we didn't have to put up with Greta Van Susteren recapping the royal wedding....It's a Win-Win situation....
Obama wants us to be unified like we were on 9-11. But the very fact that government officials including Obama and multiple levels of federal and state offices have been willing to lie and falsify legal records that we CAN check somewhat leaves me not able to trust them on things we can’t check for ourselves. They’ve lost all credibility.
If Bin Laden is dead I’m glad for that. The fact that I can’t know when the government is telling the truth ruins the whole “effect” Obama is after. I see his face and all I can see is a liar. Same thing when I see Stephanopaulos and the other media liars.
The only reasonable response a person can have on ANYTHING claimed by either the government or the media at this point is agnosticism: “Maybe what is reported is true, maybe not. We’ll probably never know for sure.”
It’s a very, very uncomfortable place to be in, but it matches the only reasonable stance regarding the rule of law also: “Maybe the Constitution will be followed, maybe not. Maybe the laws will be obeyed, maybe not. There’s no way to know whether the laws will “stick” or not.”
The psychology of this should not be underestimated. An environment where anything is possible is not secure because there are no protections. Daddy may or may not feed and shelter me; he may or may not beat or rape me; he may or may not blame me if I put sugar in his tea or if I don’t; he may shrug off if I put sugar in his tea or he may beat me to within an inch of my life if I put sugar in his tea...
As I understand it, we use psychological operations during interrogations to create exactly this same kind of “no protections” feeling, to break the person’s will and get them to stop resisting.
That’s being done on a national scale. Maybe my money will be given to the unions, maybe not. Maybe Obama will make an executive order voiding the Constitution, maybe not. Maybe a birth certificate presented will be genuine, maybe not. Maybe gardening will be outlawed, maybe not. Maybe the government will claim possession of our children, maybe not. Maybe we will have free speech on the internet, maybe not. Etc ad nauseum.
Agnostics are passive. If people don’t know what to believe and have no way of finding out what is true, they will stand by while even unimaginable things are being done right under their noses. We are being conditioned for passivity, to keep us from resisting.
Does anybody wonder if this whole story somehow ties in with the CIA agent who killed the 2 guys in Pakistan a few months back...Might he have been working on the surveillance operation?
And now, we have Osama, the equally dead terrorist...
I’m thinking it was a figment of our imaginations. . .nobody is saying a thing about it. Ah well - transparancy and all I’m sure Nobama woudn’t lie to us. /s
There's as big a chance the guy's been dead for ages and this is a manufactured for manipulation, as there is that this acutally happened last week.
It's the same way I regard Wikipedia. Take everything in it with equal parts salt.
Not to be the one voice go gloom but....
Let us hope (perhaps against reason) that Osama Bin Laden does not become a a Martyr more dangerous then he ever was in life.
Unfortunately the way Osama died in a gun fight with U.S. forces, does not help us crush his cause if anything it elevates him further.
To that end I wish I could say it was a good day for the U.S.A. But I fear this war has only just begin, and in killing him like this rather then capturing him or allowing him to die a meaningless old man we have just created an enemy that cannot be killed.
Thanks for the link.
It’s now being widely reported that the raid happened today.
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