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Bin Laden's neighbors noticed unusual things
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Posted on 05/03/2011 10:26:04 PM PDT by tsowellfan

Bin Laden's neighbors noticed unusual things

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (AP)

When a woman involved in a polio vaccine drive turned up at Osama bin Laden's hideaway, she remarked to the men behind the high walls about the expensive SUVs parked inside. The men took the vaccine, apparently to administer to the 23 children at the compound, and told her to go away.

The terror chief and his family kept well hidden behind thick walls in this northwestern hill town they shared with thousands of Pakistani soldiers. But glimpses of their life are emerging — along with deep skepticism that authorities didn't know they were there. Although the house is large, it was unclear how three dozen people could have lived there with any degree of comfort...

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abbottabad; binladen; osama; pakistan; pakitrash

1 posted on 05/03/2011 10:26:09 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

....neighbors say he was quiet and kept to himself.


2 posted on 05/03/2011 10:29:58 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: Flag_This

Yes, he was a good boy...


3 posted on 05/03/2011 10:32:43 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (I don't care about seeing the shock on Obama's face. SHOW US THE SHOCK ON OSAMA'S FACE!)
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To: Flag_This

Especially since Sunday....


4 posted on 05/03/2011 10:33:56 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Squantos

But you know the Home Owners Association will be pissed about that burnt out helicopter in the front yard.


5 posted on 05/03/2011 10:35:50 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: tsowellfan

Yeah for 6 years no one knew their 6’ 4” neighbor... Yeah right give me a break!


6 posted on 05/03/2011 10:45:20 PM PDT by Sprite518
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To: Flag_This

Yep yep....good point.


7 posted on 05/03/2011 10:46:43 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: tsowellfan

They probably wondered about all the goats too.


8 posted on 05/03/2011 10:49:14 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: tsowellfan

Something I found interesting: If you compare the ABC aerial photo with the Google Earth image of the area, there are a lot more buildings in the former. This must mean that the ABC photo is more recent, of course, but it can only be by a few years. To me this suggests that OBL’s presence attracted this building boom, but of course it may be that it is just the natural expansion of the city population.


9 posted on 05/03/2011 10:55:01 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: EternalVigilance

“Kind of a loner...”


10 posted on 05/03/2011 11:11:38 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: Cementjungle
They probably wondered about all the goats too.

It takes a few goats to have 23 kids.

11 posted on 05/03/2011 11:30:08 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: tsowellfan
...Neighbors said he was quiet and family members said he was turning his life around.
12 posted on 05/03/2011 11:30:21 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Flag_This

the standard reply from interviewed neighbors about terrorists, serial killers or sexual predators.


13 posted on 05/03/2011 11:38:41 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: BerryDingle

Hey, no punning without a license!


14 posted on 05/03/2011 11:46:00 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: tsowellfan

Neighbors noticed nothing out of the ordinary but did find it remarkable that the tall guy that lived there won the Halloween costume contest for two years running dressed as Bin Laden.


15 posted on 05/03/2011 11:58:59 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (The last Democrat worth a damn was Stalin. He purged his whole Party.)
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To: tsowellfan

‘Gee that guy next door bears an uncanny resemblance to Osama bin Laden...’

- Just About Every Pakistani Trooper in Town


16 posted on 05/04/2011 12:01:36 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: tsowellfan

For the neighbors, some things just never added up... Like the “666” street address, frequent drone flyovers, Adam Gahdan mowing the perimeter lawn, AQ Kahn constantly ringing the front gate buzzer, mobile dialysis vans parked out front, semi annual ammunition yard sales, community fundraisers for the NYC mosque, Obama campaign posters, headless bodies of pizza delivery boys, Mushariff taking a leak outside the wall at late night parties, and other weird things...


17 posted on 05/04/2011 12:21:37 AM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: BenLurkin

“Played his stereo too loud sometimes. Could be seen playing air guitar to Jimmy Hendrix..”


18 posted on 05/04/2011 12:47:44 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: tsowellfan

Hiding behind women and 23 children.


19 posted on 05/04/2011 1:10:37 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: tsowellfan

20 posted on 05/04/2011 1:31:30 AM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour (With The Resistance...)
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

That’s perfect! Hats off to Michael Ramirez.


21 posted on 05/04/2011 3:36:20 AM PDT by upchuck (Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: tsowellfan

This sort of reminds me of the 1970’s, when every few months some ex-Nazi would turn up in an American suburb and all the neighbors would say how he was a nice quiet old man, who kept to himself.


22 posted on 05/04/2011 4:07:08 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot)
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To: tsowellfan; gandalftb; SunkenCiv
People would complain that even with such a big house they didn't invite the poor or distribute charity," said Mashood Khan, a 45-year-old farmer.

Comment: This was a security flaw in their procedures.
23 posted on 05/04/2011 8:26:28 AM PDT by AdmSmith (GCTGATATGTCTATGATTACTCAT)
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To: AdmSmith; tsowellfan; SunkenCiv

Fascinating report that when neighborhood kids kicked a soccer ball over the wall, rather than throw it back over or return it, the neighbor kids were given money to buy another one.


24 posted on 05/04/2011 11:03:27 AM PDT by gandalftb (Fighting jihadists is like fighting an earthquake, harden yourselves.)
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25 posted on 05/04/2011 11:13:50 AM PDT by TheOldLady (Almost as evil as the Freeper Criminal Mastermind)
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To: AdmSmith

Hey, they had their chance for a big payoff if they’d commit one of their children to suicide bombing. Whiners.


27 posted on 05/04/2011 7:52:24 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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