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Osama Bin Laden Killed By Navy Seals in Firefight
ABC News ^ | 5-2-11 | BRIAN ROSS, JAKE TAPPER, RICHARD ESPOSITO,

Posted on 05/01/2011 10:59:54 PM PDT by STARWISE

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Instead, he was in a house eight times larger than its neighbors, with a seven-foot wall and valued at $1 million.

The house had no phone or television and the residents burned their trash. The house had high windows and few points of access, and U.S. officials concluded it had been built to hide someone.

According to U.S. officials, two U.S. helicopters swept into the compound at 1:30 and 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

Twenty to 25 U.S. Navy Seals under the command of the Joint Special Operations Command in cooperation with the CIA stormed the compound and engaged Bin Laden and his men in a firefight, killed Bin Laden and all those with him.

This April 1998 file photo shows exiled al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. A person familiar with developments on Sunday, May 1, 2011 says bin Laden is dead and the U.S. has the body.Two

Bin Laden couriers were killed, as was one of Osama Bin Laden's son, as was a woman reportedly used as a shield by one of the men.

Other women and children were present in the compound, according to Pakistani officials, but were not harmed. U.S. officials said that Bin Laden himself did fire his weapon during the fight.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


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US Navy Seals - Fantastic! Thank God for all our magnificent military forces .. none better !


1 posted on 05/01/2011 11:00:00 PM PDT by STARWISE
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To: onyx; SE Mom; penelopesire; maggief; rodguy911; Liz; hoosiermama; Allegra; LUV W; Brad's Gramma; ...

The beast did go out shooting ..


2 posted on 05/01/2011 11:01:21 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE
FWIW, it may be fake, but here is a supposed photo of bin Laden dead:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3j2M8efvPhA&feature=player_embedded

3 posted on 05/01/2011 11:01:33 PM PDT by gandalftb (Fighting jihadists is like fighting an earthquake, harden yourselves.)
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To: STARWISE

But he bought the bullet. Thank God!


4 posted on 05/01/2011 11:03:16 PM PDT by LUV W (GOP? You need to fight like a GIRL!!~~Sarah Palin)
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To: STARWISE
I seem to recall stories that Bin Laden was dead years ago, that Bush was keeping him alive via video's to stoke fear in this Country??

I wanna see the body.

5 posted on 05/01/2011 11:04:38 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Woah, Obama will appease Trump, but not Lakin? Thanks LSM)
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To: gandalftb

i saw a photo earlier on the blaze blog— but it was removed about 5 minutes ago— looks like he hade a hole between the eyes


6 posted on 05/01/2011 11:06:12 PM PDT by chicken head
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To: Las Vegas Ron

they almost have to release a photo. They did it with Saddam after capture and after his hanging. If they don’t we will have a whole new conspiracy both here and in the muslim world.


7 posted on 05/01/2011 11:07:04 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Las Vegas Ron

its a coming ron.


8 posted on 05/01/2011 11:08:23 PM PDT by kennyboy509 ( Ha! I kill me!!!)
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To: chicken head

probley a breathing hole there chiken head.


9 posted on 05/01/2011 11:10:19 PM PDT by kennyboy509 ( Ha! I kill me!!!)
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To: STARWISE
"According to a senior administration official, the U.S. is "ensuring it is handled in accordance with Islamic practice and tradition."

Screw that. I still remember the pictures of the body parts of the contractors hanging from the bridge.

I tend to like how things were done in the past. The Americans took the bodies of certain Nazis and put them in unmarked graves.

During the war, tens of thousands of German soldiers were killed and buried in the East. After the war, Russia had them ALL dug up and placed in vast unmarked graves.

Point being: There is no need to honor a murdering enemy.

10 posted on 05/01/2011 11:11:52 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

With Obama as POTUS....hell, I want DNA matches!


11 posted on 05/01/2011 11:13:00 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: STARWISE
Here is the alleged death pic of Obama - got it from DU no less !!!

Not confirmed that this is real ...


12 posted on 05/01/2011 11:13:09 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: LUV W

Amen!


13 posted on 05/01/2011 11:13:52 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

I wonder if mommar or dinnerjaket are watching TV right now.


14 posted on 05/01/2011 11:13:52 PM PDT by kennyboy509 ( Ha! I kill me!!!)
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To: Enterprise
I tend to like how things were done in the past. The Americans took the bodies of certain Nazis and put them in unmarked graves.

Too bad Inglourious Basterds was fiction, "I want my scalps."

15 posted on 05/01/2011 11:14:17 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: kennyboy509; ilgipper
It's impossible to know what the truth is anymore.

I'd have to kill the SOB myself to know for sure.

16 posted on 05/01/2011 11:15:04 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Woah, Obama will appease Trump, but not Lakin? Thanks LSM)
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To: Lmo56

See my link at #3. I’m getting confirmation from several sourced that the photo may be genuine.


17 posted on 05/01/2011 11:18:34 PM PDT by gandalftb (Fighting jihadists is like fighting an earthquake, harden yourselves.)
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To: Lmo56

I meant Osama - not Obama ...


18 posted on 05/01/2011 11:21:18 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: STARWISE

This world is on FIRE, this is going to make Ferdinand look like a popper.


19 posted on 05/01/2011 11:23:18 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Woah, Obama will appease Trump, but not Lakin? Thanks LSM)
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To: gandalftb

YT deleted it already :/

Bikk


20 posted on 05/01/2011 11:23:22 PM PDT by Bikkuri
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To: gandalftb

Picture’s real... it’s on Fox.


21 posted on 05/01/2011 11:25:17 PM PDT by Sleeping Freeper
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To: STARWISE

To avoid any chance for a Leftwing trial spectacle in NYC, I bet the choice on the ground was to terminate.


22 posted on 05/01/2011 11:34:22 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: STARWISE
According to U.S. officials, two U.S. helicopters swept into the compound at 1:30 and 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

Shouldn't that be Monday morning? We need to know when to celebrate VWOT Day.

23 posted on 05/01/2011 11:35:20 PM PDT by ravinson (f)
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To: Sleeping Freeper
so why did you not post the link?
24 posted on 05/01/2011 11:39:41 PM PDT by fish hawk (Obama = "low-level socialist organizer". Allen West)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

God Bless you Ron.

Take care.

Ken


25 posted on 05/01/2011 11:42:29 PM PDT by kennyboy509 ( Ha! I kill me!!!)
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To: Lmo56

26 posted on 05/01/2011 11:43:48 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Gene Eric

I wonder if he fired the gun before or after the seals shot him...


27 posted on 05/01/2011 11:46:21 PM PDT by farfromhome (Let us judge Obama on the content of his character rather than on the color of his skin.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

LOL!


28 posted on 05/01/2011 11:46:42 PM PDT by death2tyrants
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To: Sleeping Freeper

all these news channels are showing that picture that was on the internet back in November

http://windowintopalestine.blogspot.com/2010/11/years-of-deceit-us-openly-accepts-bin.html


29 posted on 05/01/2011 11:48:08 PM PDT by thestob (Vote or P. Diddy will kill you)
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To: STARWISE

Haven’t heard anything about casualties on our side.


30 posted on 05/01/2011 11:50:08 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: gandalftb; Lmo56

What happened to all the white hairs in his beard? Guess even Osama had image consultants.


31 posted on 05/01/2011 11:50:24 PM PDT by Eyes Unclouded ("The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." -George Carlin)
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To: ravinson
"Shouldn't that be Monday morning? We need to know when to celebrate VWOT Day."

Osama Bin Laden was killed at 0130 Pak Standard Time (UTC+5), 2 May, 2011. That time corresponds to 1530 Eastern Time US, 1 May, 2011, today.

32 posted on 05/01/2011 11:57:14 PM PDT by gandalftb (Fighting jihadists is like fighting an earthquake, harden yourselves.)
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To: ravinson; onyx; penelopesire; maggief; hoosiermama; SE Mom; Fred Nerks; Red Steel; seekthetruth; ...

*snip*

The SEALS raided the compound. A firefight ensured. Bin Laden fired back, as did others in the compound.

After 40 minutes of fighting, bin Laden, two couriers, and one of bin Laden’s adult sons were killed, as was a woman used as a shield by one of the male members of al Qaeda. Two other women were injured.

During the raid one helicopter was lost due to mechanical failure. The aircraft was destroyed by the crew.

Carrying bin Laden’s dead body, the SEALS boarded the remaining helicopter to exit the compound.

White House national security staffers had been in the Situation Room since 1pm ET. At 2:00pm the President met with the Principals to review final preparations.

At 3:50pm the President was told bin Laden had been tentatively identified.

http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2011/05/obama-gives-order-bin-laden-is-killed-white-house-time-line.html


33 posted on 05/01/2011 11:57:41 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE
woman reportedly used as a shield by one of the men.

How honorable!

Btw, is it remarkable that there was a gunfight, but no U.S. casualties?

34 posted on 05/01/2011 11:58:12 PM PDT by WPaCon (Obama: pansy progressive, mad Mohammedan, or totalitarian tyrant? Or all three?)
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To: Lmo56

Good shooting!

Forehead and right eye, and possibly the left temple. Three’s the charm!


35 posted on 05/01/2011 11:59:45 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0bamanomics: Trickle Up Poverty.)
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To: dsc

There weren’t any casualities on our side. None.

To think of it...the LAST thing UBL saw was an American with a gun.


36 posted on 05/02/2011 12:00:22 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: WPaCon

THE best military professionals, unparallelled skill, a week of practice, and thank you, God.


37 posted on 05/02/2011 12:00:34 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Enterprise

I want a well marked grave where I can leave a peace offering of bacon, and relieve myself.


38 posted on 05/02/2011 12:01:10 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0bamanomics: Trickle Up Poverty.)
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To: Lmo56

This appears to be an old picture.. google.com, search Osama long dead site:blogspot.com and you can see a cached image of the April 28th scan of the site that references a 2010 posting. This picture has been around for a while, else they’ve got a very elaborate hoax tossed together really quick.


39 posted on 05/02/2011 12:01:37 AM PDT by kingu (Legislators should read what they write!)
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To: kennyboy509

(((ditto)))


40 posted on 05/02/2011 12:02:01 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Woah, Obama will appease Trump, but not Lakin? Thanks LSM)
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To: dfwgator

Sound good?

41 posted on 05/02/2011 12:04:01 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: WPaCon

woman reportedly used as a shield by one of the men.
How honorable!

~~~`
Yep .. cowardl vermin!


42 posted on 05/02/2011 12:09:42 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: WPaCon

Ooops

cowardl = cowardly


43 posted on 05/02/2011 12:10:11 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: WPaCon

Ooops

cowardl = cowardly


44 posted on 05/02/2011 12:10:11 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

I heard he used a woman as a human shield.


45 posted on 05/02/2011 12:22:47 AM 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: Uncle Miltie

Photo from November. See link at post #21.


46 posted on 05/02/2011 12:24:29 AM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: STARWISE

Bad boys bad boys what ya gonna do? What ya gonna do when they come for you?.....

God Bless our service men and woman!!!


47 posted on 05/02/2011 12:25:42 AM PDT by Leofl (I'm from Texas, we don't dial 9-11)
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To: Leofl
MORE BREAKING ON CNN....

Osama Bin Laden burried at sea....

PETA complains as sharks throw up.

48 posted on 05/02/2011 12:31:12 AM PDT by spokeshave (Obamas approval ratings are so low, Kenyans are accusing him of being born in the USA.)
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To: spokeshave
EPA files suit as feds dump toxic sludge into sea.....

In other news Japan offers unique burial coffin and mausoleum at the now defunct nuclear reactor site.

49 posted on 05/02/2011 12:33:50 AM PDT by spokeshave (Obamas approval ratings are so low, Kenyans are accusing him of being born in the USA.)
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50 posted on 05/02/2011 12:35:57 AM PDT by RasterMaster (We the tax-payer subsidize DUh-bama's failures)
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