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Bin Laden Given Religious Funeral Prior to Sea Burial
Foxnews.com ^ | 5/2/2011

Posted on 05/02/2011 9:43:43 AM PDT by KansasGirl

DEVELOPING: Usama bin Laden was given a religious funeral prior to his burial at sea, senior military officials told Fox News.

Religious rites were conducted on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier at about 1:10 a.m. Monday in the Persian Gulf.

In accordance with Islamic practice, bin Laden was washed and wrapped in a white sheet before buried at sea at 2 p.m. local time, senior U.S. military and intelligence officials said.

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To: Mr. Silverback
What we recovered was treated very, very respectfully.

Thank you for that unrelated point that I am very well aware of. Read my post again and join me in asking again how the murdered Americans bodies were treated ON 9/11/2001.

As we will both agree, scattering bodies and parts of bodies in the streets, on the roofs, and all over Lower Manhattan and elsewhere is something less than respectful. And so in turn, those murdering animals don't deserve one shred of respect either.

151 posted on 05/02/2011 11:30:15 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (If every person were like Sarah Palin, this world would be a peaceful, beautiful world to live in.)
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To: KansasGirl

At least they didn’t bury the scumbag in Arlington.


152 posted on 05/02/2011 11:31:31 AM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: conservaterian

I’m not saying we didn’t get him (I’m not in the tinfoil crowd) but people who say we didn’t get him aren’t saying the SEALs are lying. You haven’t seen any SEALs on TV claiming they got him, have you? If, hypothetically, this was a load of crap, it would just be Obama and certain Obama cronies claiming they sent SEALs to do something.


153 posted on 05/02/2011 11:36:19 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: KansasGirl

Did they give him a 21 urine stream salute before dumping his ass out to sea?


154 posted on 05/02/2011 11:38:03 AM PDT by hattend (How much do you have to invest in the future before you've spent it and no longer have one? - Steyn)
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To: ElkGroveDan
wondering how respectful the bodies were treated of the many victims trapped in the World Trade Center and on the planes and in the Pentagon on 9/11/2001.

.....mentioning as well our soldiers whose BODIES they set on fire dragging them thru their dusty dirty streets, and then strung them up on a bridge while they celebrated. And thereafter posted them all over the internet for all to see via video and photos.

155 posted on 05/02/2011 11:40:48 AM PDT by caww
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To: a fool in paradise; KansasGirl; Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!

Actually, the fact that they removed his clothes and washed the body means we were saying he was no martyr. He got the same treatment under islamic law that a guy who had a heart attack while running his flower shop would get. Martyrs are buried in the clothes they died in.

That said, I prefer the bacon treatment. Any Muslims who freaked out because we put pig fat on a guy who murdered 3,000+ innocent people (don’t forget USS Cole, Tanzania, etc.) is the type of Muslim who likes terrorism anyway.


156 posted on 05/02/2011 11:40:50 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: null and void

I understood it was a Muslim who performed these rites.


157 posted on 05/02/2011 11:41:54 AM PDT by caww
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To: cherokee1

Nah, a properly weighted body would be well below the ship by the time the props came by.


158 posted on 05/02/2011 11:42:25 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: Moleman

Oh we are happy.
The thought that Obama demanded that this Mass MURDERER get a “proper” burial is what is to much to stomach.


159 posted on 05/02/2011 11:44:01 AM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: ElkGroveDan

Fair enough.


160 posted on 05/02/2011 11:44:34 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: Mr. Silverback

They should have hung him by the neck from the edge of the flight deck so his body was juuuuuust submerged and trolled for sharks.


161 posted on 05/02/2011 11:45:50 AM PDT by hattend (How much do you have to invest in the future before you've spent it and no longer have one? - Steyn)
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To: KansasGirl

What? Come on there better be pics of His dead and the “ceremony “

This is starting to get ridiculous


162 posted on 05/02/2011 11:45:57 AM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: KansasGirl

The deference given only to Muzies by this admin is astounding


163 posted on 05/02/2011 11:47:25 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: KansasGirl
I'll bet the ceremony was short. Eveybody, hands over your hearts and repeat....plop, plop, fizz, fizz..oh what a relief it is...The End.Crusty years old remains (bones) ain't gonna feed many fish though...just saying.
164 posted on 05/02/2011 11:47:31 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: hattend

Thumbs up to that idea. Add bacon to the body and pig’s blood as chum. Here, sharky, sharky!


165 posted on 05/02/2011 11:47:43 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Unless the deceased is female - then it a shallow unmarked grave in the desert sands...


166 posted on 05/02/2011 11:50:08 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: ElkGroveDan

I was thinking of all the beheadings they have done to Christians


167 posted on 05/02/2011 11:51:25 AM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: ElkGroveDan

I was thinking of all the beheadings they have done to Christians


168 posted on 05/02/2011 11:51:44 AM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: Mr. Silverback

Their retort (as were the anti-American professors) is that “those who died on 9-11 weren’t really “innocent”.

Atta had a list of dos and don’ts for handing his remains and I doubt we cared to follow his wishes (no woman handling the body, etc.).


169 posted on 05/02/2011 11:54:07 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: KansasGirl

As long as Imam Jaws was presiding...


170 posted on 05/02/2011 11:55:22 AM PDT by lazypadawan
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To: KansasGirl

As long as Imam Jaws was presiding...


171 posted on 05/02/2011 11:55:30 AM PDT by lazypadawan
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To: lazypadawan

172 posted on 05/02/2011 11:59:13 AM PDT by hattend (How much do you have to invest in the future before you've spent it and no longer have one? - Steyn)
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To: KansasGirl; pandoraou812

I guess he deserved it. He was the archetypal Muslim wasn’t he?


173 posted on 05/02/2011 12:04:38 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: OldDeckHand

Yeah, I’ve seen plenty of idiotic posts from you too liberal. You’re not fooling anyone with your Islamic sympathies. You always seem to be on the side of those who hate this country from the other posts I have read of yours.

I don’t have to wear a military uniform to have love for my country. If you ever wore one I wonder why you seem to show so much love for our enemies.

I bet you voted for Obama and will again in 2012.


174 posted on 05/02/2011 12:05:17 PM PDT by RickB444 (Worry about and distrust anyone who fears a lawful person owning a gun.)
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To: KansasGirl
MSNBC reports:
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports, citing a senior Pakistani intelligence official, that members of Pakistan's intelligence service - the ISI - were on site in Abbotabad, Pakistan, during the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. The official said he did not know who fired the shot that actually killed Bin Laden.
Left unspecified was whether the ISI people came in with the seals, or were already in the compound as part of Osama's security element.
175 posted on 05/02/2011 12:06:09 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: RickB444

Again, another moronic post from the house moron. You never fail to disappoint, I guess.


176 posted on 05/02/2011 12:09:34 PM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: clamper1797; KansasGirl
Screw him. Slather his sorry ass in bacon grease then dump him

How dare you say this regarding our elected president.

177 posted on 05/02/2011 12:12:43 PM PDT by IbJensen (Grab your pitchforks!)
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To: KansasGirl

I hope they wrapped it in a sack of pig guts as was customary... Oh you want to know customary to WHOM? Why to none other than “General Black Jack Pershing” — or so says the legend on his expedition to quell a Muslim uprising in the Phillippines. I don’t care if it’s true or not. I like the concept. In any case, the Phillippines were calm for a good 50 years following... again, I don’t care if THAT is true or not, it makes great supporting evidence. LOL


178 posted on 05/02/2011 12:20:50 PM PDT by ExSoldier ("Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil: It has no point.")
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To: KansasGirl

Jewish, I hope.


179 posted on 05/02/2011 12:21:07 PM PDT by Enosh (†)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

180 posted on 05/02/2011 12:23:03 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: HairOfTheDog
Because we call *them* barbarians.

So what you're saying is that Pres. Bush is a barbarian!?!

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was identified by facial recognition, fingerprinting, known scars and tattoos and the U.S. military did an autopsy and x-rays on him. No Muslim funeral.

181 posted on 05/02/2011 12:31:12 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: hosepipe
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182 posted on 05/02/2011 12:31:21 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: OldDeckHand
Why bring the body back when all you need is a tissue sample. DNA doesn't require a body, it literally only requires a cell.

Why the hurry to get rid of the body? The military/administration/someone had to know there would be doubt without photos or something.

And, if you bring the body back, the transpo time alone exceeds the Islamic burial standard. Why unnecessarily poke our enemy in the eye, creating a point of sympathy for bin Laden adherents in that part of the world.

Who cares about Bin Laden adherents? People so stupid to be appeased that we gave him proper religious burial (after friggin blowing his face off?!) are just that, too stupid to be appeased no matter what we do.

The burial at sea makes COMPLETE sense. No, it's not entirely in the Muslim tradition, but it does foreclose the possibility of a large shrine being built to house the "martyr". The burial at sea is something of a stroke of genius.

Not that quickly. If there was a chance they could have taken the body, cleaned it up for a "presentable" photo like the two Hussein sons.....that's what we should do. Burial at sea could happen any time. Now the administration is debating whether they'll release the photo they have......it WILL be gruesome. If they were worried about creating a point of sympathy, any photo of osama's face gone will do far more than not adhering to the 24 hour burial.

IMO, this was too hurried in disposing of the body at sea, and ESPECIALLY adhering to there islamic burial custom. THAT is particulary foolish (IMO, of course).

This was probably John Brennan's "bright" idea.
183 posted on 05/02/2011 12:38:14 PM PDT by Girlene
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To: TankerKC

If nothing else, perhaps he can verify.


184 posted on 05/02/2011 12:40:39 PM PDT by Netizen
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To: fuzzybutt

It would have been better to run his sorry corpse into the garbage grinder, then straight into the sea.

Who authorized this politically correct b.s.??

OH!, I know, our Muslim community organizer who does not have a birth certificate.

FUBO


185 posted on 05/02/2011 12:41:13 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: stylecouncilor

I hope they did. But I will NEVER trust barry, nor any other islamist.


186 posted on 05/02/2011 12:41:25 PM PDT by onedoug (If)
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To: KansasGirl

this is total B/S, Hey GOP you want to raise the question as to why our people rotted and yet obama who has not been to GZ give a islamic prayer service


187 posted on 05/02/2011 12:42:35 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: Deo volente
"Dumping the body into the sea is not part of any Islamic ritual," said Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy and a physician of internal medicine. "Koranic scripture says God created him and he must return to the earth."

all in due time. He WILL return to the earth.... as fish poop.

188 posted on 05/02/2011 12:44:07 PM PDT by Netizen
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To: Hang'emAll
Let me be the first, “WHERE’S THE DEATH CERTIFICATE?”

"And he's not only merely dead, he's really most sincerely dead."

189 posted on 05/02/2011 12:45:50 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: bgill

20 mins later after it came out hundreds of students came to the white house with their obama signs and shirts

we all know that obama likes hollywood theater as we saw from the election

As the day goes on there are more questions than answers not that the biased media is asking them.

Something is fishy, no pun intended and they do not take with them the women who were there and could give valuable info.

Surprised too that the paki army did not do anything seeing as there was a base right next door.
Maybe had orders not too.

But prayers for him now oabma has some explaining to do for sure and if the media thinks this will be ignored then no way,I hope everyone puts this up on their social sites and tell everyone you know seeing as we cannot rely on this biased media and the gutless GOP


190 posted on 05/02/2011 12:48:11 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: BushCountry

if the GOP does not make this an issue right now and the election then they have smaller balls than I thought


191 posted on 05/02/2011 12:51:00 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: OldDeckHand

Why unnecessarily poke our enemy in the eye,


LOL


192 posted on 05/02/2011 12:53:21 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: KansasGirl
In accordance with Islamic practice, bin Laden was washed and wrapped in a white sheet before buried at sea at 2 p.m. local time, senior U.S. military and intelligence officials said.

If we absolutely must have a burial at sea, I would have preferred Dexter's practice of washing the pieces and wrapping them in plastic sheets before dropping them into the Gulf Stream where they'll never be found.

193 posted on 05/02/2011 12:54:27 PM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: RickB444

well said

now doing prayer service for a man who killed 3000 and ordered from the white house.
THIS IS TOO MUCH EVEN FROM THESE LOONS


194 posted on 05/02/2011 12:56:22 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: Snark

if we didn’t do it then it would be more fuel for the fire

I know you’re new here and maybe not heard as much or maybe getting your info your your local news etc but to say it would add more fuel is plain nuts

did you even read what you wrote?

We are in a war , supposedly we have killed a man who is responsible for 3000 deaths and more after and you say this is smart that obama said give him a muslim send off and prayer.

WTH

I hope you are joking not even the Dems I know are alright with this


195 posted on 05/02/2011 12:59:32 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: UniqueViews

this is B/S and yet we have even one or two posters saying this was a good idea.

either we have a big problem on our side right now and have become pussies or they must be trolls

prayer service according to islam is given and who THE F ORDERED THIS?????


196 posted on 05/02/2011 1:01:46 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: KansasGirl
This story is starting to stink and the gubment is starting to contradict itself already.

The Paks, knew-they didn't know.

The paks were on the scene during-the paks did not get notified until later.

The chopper stalled and was abandoned-it was attacked with RPGs.

OBL was asked to surrender-it was a kill missions. If we could have gotten him alive we would have-it was a kill mission.

If they have been planning this for so long with so many meetings (a typical liberal trait) why the conflicting stories.

197 posted on 05/02/2011 1:04:06 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (I can haz CW2 now?)
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To: OldDeckHand

yes I have been in uniform and seen combat.

If you think us giving him a frigging prayer, giving him a islamic send off etc is a good thing then I really do despair, I couldn’t careless if they get offended with killed him and ditched him which should have been after we showed him to the world DEAD

Giving him a islamic send off Frigging speechless and now we have a couple on here saying it is a good thing as we don’t want to upset them
WTF


198 posted on 05/02/2011 1:06:21 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: conservaterian

er the seals have not said anything.

Please to ALL can we please think before we post so as not to repeat the crap from the white house

from saying an islamic send off is good to this to obama did well, to his wife was a human shield


199 posted on 05/02/2011 1:10:39 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: KansasGirl

This gets me sick.

If they did not want to bring the body back they should have burned it with his Koran.


200 posted on 05/02/2011 1:11:53 PM PDT by dervish (One person's Libyan al Qaeda terrorist is another person's Libyan freedom fighter)
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