Skip to comments.Bin Laden Given Religious Funeral Prior to Sea Burial
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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Of course you couldn't. You're not in-country, are you?
Why would you give a rat's ass about people who are 12K miles from you?
To the people who are, it matters.
Neither do you. MoveOn crowed must be soooooo proud of you.
You went academic on me——I’m thinking not all the sailors wanted the thing to sink that fast? And if the Vinson was doing 30 knots an anvil wouldn’t clear the props. That’s the hard part about falling off a steaming carrier. If they dropped virginboy off the bow, which we know didn’t happen, at 30mph the props would be there in 22 seconds. The package has to sink 35+ feet to clear. 35 vertical feet in 22 seconds would pretty much be a power dive-——just contemplating.
what on earth are you on I have pals still there and have been in combat face to face and you know what maybe it is different in the Navy but us guys who do fight on the ground couldn’t give a crap about your wishy washy appease the enemy , don’t piss them off crap
Don’t piss them off.
good idea giving him a islamic sending off
don’t rub it in their eye
what utter crap
They are the enemy is was the enemy and they want to kill us and we kill them it is called war and yes before you ask I have been there, have you or have you just been on a ship years ago
tell you what else,yea I am B/S over this and don’t ever bother telling me about I ma not bothered as I have lost pals there.
it is a war I understand that but your appeasement is not what I would expect from any service man including navy
LOL, I thought my comment wa immature. Now we BOTH don’t need to sound like were un D.U. :p
I thought we wasn’t a real Muslim? isn’t that what the politically correct goofs told us. And yet he gets a traditional Muslim burial. Sounds to me like he was a traditional Muslim then.
And while we’re at it stop trying to hide us from the “horror”. Release the pictures of his bullet ridden body O. Don’t worry we’re grown ups and can take it.
I'll ignore your ad hominem attack. Why? Because your grandiosity is - well - unbelievable.
Needlessly antagonizing the indigenous people in the country in which the US is engaging in combat operations is STUPID. But hey, don't take my word for it, listen to what David Petraeus had to say....
“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.”
But that doesn’t prove OBL was actually killed.
“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.”
Because if those muslims don’t believe that he was actually killed, they will believe that the whole thing was a hoax in a desperate attempt to make the US look competent.
That's right...unless of course they have to "arrange" it to be palitable to those who will look and then they'll still complain, gripe and moan of what he looked like. War is war..it's ugly and hard to look at...it should be. But that doesn't mean we can't appreciate the look of death on the face of of such a horrible man as Ben-Laden. The guy was firing back at our troops...so he saw it coming.
what are they teaching in the Navy now love and peace crap
Unbelievable, listen right you have no clue obviously about war so don’;t start lecturing me at all about it, big difference being on a ship and being face to face with locals so don;t start preaching your hippie love don’;t piss them off crap to me when I have pals there still serving.
You brought up your record to another poster and thought you were above them but now I bring mine to yours you say it is unbelievable , well think what you want but if we had don’t piss them off lie you are in our units we’d have lost
IT’S A FRIGGING WAR
This is not the first time I’ve seen you defending your wishy washy lets reaching out liberal crap peace agenda
Your comment was just a liberal vomit. Mine was a reply to yours in same manner. You act childish then you get a childish reply since you deserve nothing more.
It surprises me the number of liberals who come here and show sympathy for the muzzies who would kill them just as soon as spit on them. Do you liberals really believe that treating these people nice will make them like you or not want to kill you or something?
Do you believe that treating OBLs body nice will keep them from wanting to hunt down and kill our military stationed anywhere in the world?
Intercourse Islam and it’s pathetic PC liberal crybabies who come here and think we should treat them like decent people.
I don’t say I’m sorry to people who want to kill me or my countrymen. I don’t believe in turning the other cheek. I’m not Christ nor will I ever measure up to his ideas. But I can stand up to those who want me dead and give them a good fight. Rather than lay down and let my enemies do as they will with my family, friends and country.
To those who feel we need to reach out to Islam I say go ahead, and when you’re being murdered by them, don’t expect me to help you in any way. You get the death you have coming to you.
and another thing seeing as you like to think you talk for all vets and are above us all
us being there pisses them off, if we were not there it pisses them off, killing UBL has pissed them off but you want to give him islamic prayer service after we kill him
You have no clue about being over there but if you like I will tell you about Helmund province and the guys who have died there by reaching out.
It's said one of Osama’s wives identified the body...let's have a picture of her doing so as well.
Because of the magnitude of this killing they should have all sorts of proofs.....so why are they not disclosing these? This just makes this administration all the more suspect when they're already highly suspect before this happening. So if they don't reveal they are hiding something.
The more you talk, the less believable you become. Just saying.
OF COURSE a sea burial is disrespectful if the whole POINT of it is to deny mourners a place where they can pay their last respects.
So who stirred up the Afghani muzzies?
From the WSJ:
"Most Afghans learned about the Quran burning in Florida only when Mr. Karzai on March 24 (4 days after!) condemned the act as "a crime against the religion and the entire Muslim nation," called on the U.S. and the U.N. to bring the perpetrators to justice and demanded "a satisfactory response to the resentment and anger of over 1.5 billion Muslims around the world."
General Petraeus has certainly won Karzai's heart and mind. /s
You would think that having our female troops wear muslim hijabs instead of K-pots would have been enough to placate them.
Here is a woman who isn't going to bow down to psychotic ragheads or pussified politicians. (click the link below)
I’m not one who believes “extraordinary claims demands extraordinary evidence.” That is, we’ll keep raising the bar since we don’t want to accept the claim.
But extraordinary claims do require some evidence. “Trust us, we’re from the govt” isn’t going to cut it.
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