Skip to comments.How the bin Laden Announcement Leaked Out
Posted on 05/02/2011 12:08:34 AM PDT by STARWISE
The terse announcement came just after 9:45 p.m. Sunday from Dan Pfeiffer, the White House communications director.
POTUS to address the nation tonight at 10:30 PM Eastern Time, he wrote on Twitter, sharing the same message that had just been transmitted to the White House press corps.
According to Brian Williams, the NBC Nightly News anchor, some journalists received a three-word e-mail that simply read, Get to work.
That speculation was not aired out on television immediately, but it did erupt on Twitter and other social networking sites.
Wishful thinking about bin Ladens death ricocheted across the Web and then, at 10:25 p.m., while Mr. Obama was writing his speech, one particular tweet seemed to confirm it. Keith Urbahn, the chief of staff for the former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld, wrote at that time, So Im told by a reputable person they have killed Osama Bin Laden. Hot damn.
(Excerpt) Read more at mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com ...
So Rumsfeld ruined Obama’s big surprise...heh.
U.S. President Barack Obama departs for a round of golf, from the White House in Washington May 1, 2011
The time caption on the pic
U.S. President Barack Obama departs for a round of golf, from the White House
Reuters via Yahoo! News - May 01 07:27am
President Barack Obama walks to the Oval Office at the White House in Washington Sunday, May 1, 2011, after returning from playing golf.
The time caption on the pic:
Barack Obama AP via Yahoo! News - May 01 11:18am
Was a huge thread this morning about NORTHCOM raising DEFCON locally.
Lot of speculation vis-a-vis Qadaffi’s son recently getting iced and the fear of revenge attacks. I didn’t read that thread too closely but someone might have speculated about Osama.
Thanks to that heads up (which is why FR is the best) when the buzz started this evening I was 100% sure we (or Nato) had bagged Qadaffi himself but I was pleasantly surprised that we got a much worse SOB.
Yes .. I remembered that and posted it on another thread. Had no clue what was behind it then .. now we know. And we we should TRUST FREEPERS IN THE MILITARY!
“Interesting, that earlier today, one of our FReepers noted an increase in military base security. So word of this was in the scuttlebutt this morning.”
Rumsfeld pre-empts Obama’s pre-empt of Trump...
Don’t be an idiot. Rumsfeld’s cheif of staff isn’t in on some grand 0bama plan.
Look, here’s the deal...just because you can say anything that pops into your head on the internet doesn’t make grand conspiracies true.
The only certain way to tell if Barack (Manchild-In-Infidel-Land) Obama is lying is to watch for his lips to move.
Personally I’m taking a wait and see attitude about this whole thing as I don’t trust Obama, the Democrats in charge of our MSM communications, our country, everything we hear, and read that they can.
I don’t believe anything these guys say period. The body was allegedly buried at sea as quickly as possible in “respect” for Islamic law. The same Islamic law that leads Muslims to act insane, and perpetrate heinous crimes against humanity without remorse.
I’ll wait and see what happens down the road before I believe any of this.
I wonder if this is the real reason the Royal Couple didn’t go on their honeymoon. The excuse that William needed to work this week sounded kind of bogus. Originally it was said that they weren’t traveling because of security concerns. Maybe the US gave the UK advance notice of the raid.
0bama went golfing?
That indicates he was left out of all the preliminary work, maybe even the final decision
If Osama was not a Muslim leader, then why was the body was allegedly buried at sea as quickly as possible in respect for Islamic law?
Photo of Obama returning from his Church.
Translation: "It's time to shine! Get your cheerleader uniforms on and warm up those glutes! Dance like you've never danced before!"
yeah.. “Our Lady of the Fairways” or “Saint Putter and Wedge”..
Given all we've learned since Sunday, and the rumors (and they're just rumors: that the O was overridden by Panetta and Clinton on this operation) how stunning is it that -- at probably THE MOST momentous event of his term -- our CIC, commander of our ENTIRE military, leader of the free world, for the takedown of our #1 enemy, had to be DRAGGED off the golf course to engage in his most vital duty ?
See Post #3 above.
Still in golf jacket
Mon May 02 09:50am EDT
The admittedly slight connection of Osama bin Laden and golf
By Jay Busbee
Yes, the connection between Osama bin Laden and golf is a tenuous one indeed. But this is a momentous day, so we figured we'd give you the chance to open up on something other than whether Tiger Woods is coming back or not.
On one hand, you've got President Obama, who golfed Sunday morning, apparently for the fifth weekend in a row. The president cut short his round after nine holes, about two hours before the bin Laden raid took place.
Good thing; that's not the kind of news you want to get while out on the course or relaxing at the 19th hole grill. (Naturally, Obama will be criticized for golfing five weekends in a row, but after nailing bin Laden, the guy probably ought to get comped a round at Augusta.)
On the other end of matters, the compound in which bin Laden was "holed up" -- and oh, there will be a few questions about that, as this certainly doesn't seem to be a cave -- was just a couple miles from the Abottabad Golf Club, as you can see in the diagram above. (The purported location of the compound is the "A" flag.) It's highly unlikely that bin Laden got out for a quick round on the links, of course.
So there you go. Vent your thoughts on this historic day right here, and we'll be back to the golfing business in just a bit.
The Presidents greatest day in the White House began in of all places a golf course. Barack Obama spent the early part of Sunday golfing, just hours before he gave the go ahead for a small team of Navy Seals to kill terror mastermind Osama bin Laden. The ASSOCICATED PRESS reports the sporting Commander in Chief had to leave the fairway early to work on the end of Osama.
The president spent part of the day on the golf course, but cut his round short to return to the White House for a meeting where he and top national security aides reviewed final preparations for the raid.
Lord help us, please! And BTW .. on all these weekly golf outings, how do we know who he's meeting and with whom he's conspiring .. on his secured crackberry or in person ?? .
Does anyone actually believe that this moron writes his own speeches?
I’d like to give the Zero a permanent golf schedule so we can get
a REAL president in the white house!
” Does anyone actually believe that this moron writes his own speeches? “
LOL...Bill Ayers probably e mails all of them to hom.
STAR, we pray, because we KNOW this regime is all a show of lies. DRIP. DRIP, DRIP, but maybe. just maybe, some of the media are starting to come to a tiny fraction of their American roots.
Satan is powerful but God is ALMIGHTY.
PRAY NON STOP.
Here we have the most anti- American President in the history of this nation, authorizing, what could be described as a completely American action; that is: raiding and killing one of the most wanted/hated beings on the planet. Does.Not. add up, since all we have seen and witnessed for the past three years is a complete rejection of American ideals and of true Americans overall.
Still, some have been more than willing to give 'Kudos' to the imposter in the WH because....the right decision was made. But it was not made by the imposter in chief. I would almost bet my life on that.
The ba*tard in the WH despises Americans and despises the American military...In other words: he despises 'us'.
Considering the evidence from the past three years, it is more than likely someone stepped up to the plate and told this traitor how this was going to go down and unless he agreed, certain things were going to be revealed.
No way should we believe that the marxist/muslim had a wit to do with the decision on Sunday. He was absolutely compelled to sign the 'kill' order; by someone.
Our men/guys are in great danger now with all the stories surfacing and they will be thrown "under the bus" if it becomes politically expedient
With all these observations, do you (we) really want to give the benefit of doubt to this:
Trisham - read the article at the Post and Email link above. Very interesting. Apparently (either in this article on another one) he was “handed” the speech he was to read.
HA HA HA!!!!!
The timestamp embedded in the second pic (in the EXIF) is: 14:04:13 (3+0000)
I hate that picture. There is no excuse for that body language toward our ally Netanyahu. Unless he did it to send THIS kind of image around the world to please his Arab bosses.
Does it look in that photo that if G-d forbid Netanyahu died in the White House Obama would even respect his Jewish burial customs?
Bingo....and this latest action against OBL by this no good traitor is bogus. The more the situation is studied anyone with a half a brain can determine Obama had nothing to do with the decision to take OBL out.
Yup ... we all know what we know. And apparently, and thank God .. others do, as well:
The pirates reported themselves as being from Somalia, and they went out and captured the merchantman named Maersk Alabama.
It ended up that they were in the lifeboat. The crew of the Alabama fought back, and these guys got away with the captain of the ship. The Navy came onto the scene, and the ship had Navy Seals on board. There were Navy Seals who took the shots and killed the men in the lifeboat who had held the captain captive.
Obama hadnt wanted those guys shot; he didnt want the Seals to take the shot. But they did, and Obama was furious.
Then soon after that, there were three Navy Seals who were brought up on charges from a separate incident. They were going to court-martial these guys. I had it all over The Jaghunter that they were going to court-martial them. They backed away from it, but Obama had the Seals and himself at cross-purposes, and they have been for a long time.
Then you get this information last night, and its consistent. If the Seals had an opportunity to go after bin Laden and they were told not to from the White House, and they said, No, were going in anyway, thats a very big deal.
I do not believe that the Seals would have their name tied to this unless they were really the unit that took out Osama bin Laden. You dont just cavalierly assign or name the Seals in an operation like that. I believe they were involved, and the person whose name I gave you is directly tied into this warfare community in a way that Im not and would be able to tell you more about what he is hearing.
But it came in last night; Im looking at it Ive told you before that there are people in the military and there are people in every other federal organization that weve talked about who know that Mr. Obama is an outlaw.
There are people in the military who are really ticked-off about that, and this is completely in keeping with the kind of attitude that is invested in military men and women who believe that Obama is an unconstitutional commander-in-chief and, at the same time, have had enough of this political game.
They had a chance to take out Osama bin Laden, and theyre not going to take any nonsense from the White House; theyre just going to go in and do it.
Now as this story unfolds, and it will, that notion is going to build and build and build. It will be interesting to see who the personalities are who are involved in this.
I believe that Mr. Obama is in descent. I believe that he is on his way out the door.
Another aspect to this which is consistent with what I think is going on is that I believe that people in the military know that hes not going to last very much longer and that hes not the commander-in-chief. Hes a fake.
If they had a shot to take Osama bin Laden and they went to the White House to get permission to do that and the answer came back, No, then it was Excuse me, but you arent the head of the ship anymore.
I put it up at The Jaghunter, and I havent had this kind of traffic for a long, long time. Its going viral. The story has been picked up by a lot of people. Its making the rounds.
Mr. Obama was born in Mombasa, Kenya. Hes not lawfully holding office in the White House, and there are military people who know that and they do not recognize his authority.
They also recognize that Mr. Obama is committing acts of treason against this country, and what you saw within the last week was, Weve had enough of you and your decisions and the people who are in the White House. In other words, the military knows enough, and the Seals community would be just that group of people.
They dont take prisoners; these guys mean what they say and say what they mean. From what I understand, there was increased intelligence coming out of interrogations at Guantanamo Bay; thats run by the Navy. And you know there are Seals down at Gitmo.
So this makes complete sense to me. This is the United States Armed Forces standing up to Mr. Obama and saying to him, Youre not my commander-in-chief.
MEGA WOW!! .. and PLEASE God. God bless and protect our awesome military!
Thank you, jeremiah
This is unbelievable. Impossible. Incredible. It can’t be true. It defies common sense and plausibility.
Thanks! I’ll have to read it later, I’m off for a few hours. :(
Fantasy - read STARWISE’s post.
The SEALs know what they are doing.
The moron in the white house doesn’t.
I go with trusting the SEALS every. single. time.
DAMN STRAIGHT !
I hate that picture. I hate obama. I love Bibi.
I can’t type any moe without swearing.
Uhmmmm...just found this on DRUDGE:
It’s an update from this morning’s interview when Sen Brown told MYFOX Boston he’d seen the photo and he “was dead”... not sure wth is going on here:
FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) - UPDATE: Scott Brown tells FOX25 - “The photo that I saw and that a lot of other people saw is not authentic.”
So to attribute this action to him is simply wishful thinking.
That ‘shop is one for the ages.
I think stopping the military’s pay checks didn’t help his cause one little bit. It didn’t happen but the threat was there...military all got letters stating they’d only be paid through April 8th....this had to be one of the last straws...that pushed this...
Has this nation witnessed such a terrifying chapter in the last 100 years ?
God be with us .. keep praying.
Toss in his hatred for our military, too.
Odeargod .. I didn’t know that. Could that be so.. those cretins would go to those depths of tyranny and depravity to cuckhold and intimidate them ? Lord, Lord, Lord .. Lord please help us.