Skip to comments.Osama bin Laden's body buried at sea
Posted on 05/02/2011 1:43:47 AM PDT by Jim 726
Osama bin Laden, the long-time figurehead of the al Qaeda terrorist network, has been buried at sea after being killed in a U.S. raid in Pakistan.
U.S. officials told CBS News that bin Laden's body would be handled in accordance with Muslim traditions, which include strict rules on burial taking place within 24 hours after death.
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The speech was in my view his best. He did not give his normal head twisting delivery.
This will be the high point and the only real accomplishment during his Presidency.
If so, I like Navy speak. :-)
I kind of hoped they would have used a honeydipper as the funeral director.
So, after the decision was made to take the life of Osama bin Laden, out of respect for his religious tradition the evidence of his death is destroyed? That strains credibility, as taking a life is by far of greater consequence than leaving the corpse unburied for 24 hours.
Was Saddam Hussein’s corpse similarly honored? If not his, why bin Laden’s?
And what exactly was gained by respecting his religious tradition? Will that cause the Muslim street to forgive the taking of bin Ladens life? Having taken bin Ladens life, would not respecting Muslim burial customs cause significantly more anger on the Muslim street? And just where in Muslim burial customs is disposal at sea?
One must remember we are not dealing with the most transparent Administration in history, nor with the most trustworthy of Presidents. Skepticism is not inappropriate. While it would be a plus if bin Laden were gone, these are nagging questions that diminish the sense of closure one would hope to have at this moment.
Burial at sea? Since when? In all of this muslim-on-muslim fighting, they just dump the bodies in mass graves. Sounds appropriate here.
BREAKING: Sharks have dinner with trashed Osama mean and give thumbs up to NAVY SEALS for flushing dinner out of the toilet of the helicopter.
All these post make a great script for a weekend at berries redo.
I meant weekend at Bernie’s
The only thing more beautiful than that post, would be one with him being dumped in the ocean.
I hope you get the opportunity to fiddle with that!
I have loved your Osama postings for many years. Thank you so much!
If I could remember my password, I would post the Osama Post Of The Day graphic for this post. ;o)
lead poisoning for the fishies.
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