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Bush Deserves Some Credit For Obama Kill
IBD Editorials ^ | May 4, 2011 | LARRY ELDER

Posted on 05/04/2011 4:17:06 PM PDT by Kaslin

Osama bin Laden was (a) killed by a unit overseen by Dick Cheney's "executive assassination ring," (b) sent into action based on intel derived from now-outlawed "enhanced interrogation techniques" (c) used on detainees captured during Bush's term, who were (d) held in now-outlawed "secret prisons" or Gitmo.

President Obama's deputy national security advisor, John Brennan, confirmed that the death of bin Laden resulted from "a mosaic (of intelligence) appearing over time and by ... people who have been following bin Laden for many, many years."

This explains why 81% of Republicans give George W. Bush "at least some of the credit" for bin Laden's death. U.S. security forces tracked and were able to kill bin Laden through the use of the discredited, maligned and in some cases the discontinued terror-fighting policies and practices of Bush.

Just 35% of Democrats, the Washington Post says, think Bush deserves "at least some of the credit." Yet Obama took advantage of policies the left attacked as wrong, illegal and immoral.

"Enhanced interrogation techniques." The Post's David Ignatius, writes, "Some of the detainees (who gave information that led to bin Laden's location) were subjected to 'enhanced interrogation techniques,' the CIA's formal name for ... torture."

Gitmo and secret prisons, aka "black sites" (now closed by Obama). "The revelation," writes the Associated Press, "that intelligence gleaned from the CIA's so-called black sites helped kill bin Laden was seen as vindication for many intelligence officials who have been repeatedly investigated and criticized for their involvement in a program that involved the harshest interrogation methods in U.S. history."

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: osamabinladen; presidentbush; presidentgeorgewbush; torture

1 posted on 05/04/2011 4:17:08 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

The third guy on the recently published Reuters’ photos of the inside of the campound (photos leaked by a Pakistani official) is definitely the dead body of Khaled Bin Laden, Osama’s son, that being the first visual and undeniable proof that Bin Laden was at that campound that night.

SEE THIS OTHER POST for more details :
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2715062/posts?page=58#58


2 posted on 05/04/2011 4:18:12 PM PDT by drzz (I)
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To: Kaslin

3 posted on 05/04/2011 4:19:27 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: Keith in Iowa
I din't agree with a lot of what W did ... but I knew he loved his country and was doing the best he could ... and was always going to have my back. I respect that. And him.

Keeping America safe for eight years meant a lot...


4 posted on 05/04/2011 4:23:38 PM PDT by jessduntno (Liberalism is socialism in a party dress. And just as masculine.)
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To: Kaslin

>> Yet Obama took advantage of policies the left attacked as wrong, illegal and immoral.

How can anyone blame Obama for something he inherited?


5 posted on 05/04/2011 4:25:26 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Kaslin
Obama’s biggest problem is credibility. He has lied repeatedly and now we're supposed to believe him that ‘he knows’ it was Bin Ladin? Baaaad track record on truth telling. He was a champion of releasing the Abu Graib photos. Wasn't he worried about inflaming the Muslims then?? Oh yeah, I get it. It was just another ‘political’ decision. One that would hurt the Military and Republicans. I am sickened at the way the Leftists/Democrats have politicized EVERYTHING. Including the recent attempt to launch the Space Shuttle, having Giffords and the Obamas in attendance. Is there ANY Dem with a conscience???
6 posted on 05/04/2011 4:27:42 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Keith in Iowa

Looks like that illustration is giving Obama about 15%.


7 posted on 05/04/2011 4:28:39 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Kaslin
Bush Deserves Some Credit For Obama Kill

They probably could have worded this better.

8 posted on 05/04/2011 4:28:51 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("There are moderate Muslims, but Islam itself is not moderate." - Ibn Warraq)
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To: Kaslin; Jim Robinson; RedMDer; vox_freedom; tubebender; STARWISE; musicman; JoeProBono; mdel747; ...

Bush Deserves Some Credit For Obama Kill




Is this a *keeper* headline or what? LOL.

9 posted on 05/04/2011 4:58:56 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: Steel Wolf

ROFLOLOL.
My very first thought also!
*KEEPER*


10 posted on 05/04/2011 5:00:45 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: onyx

For Myself i would not use it ,


11 posted on 05/04/2011 5:07:02 PM PDT by mdel747
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To: onyx
Bush Deserves Some Much Credit For Obama Kill

;)
12 posted on 05/04/2011 5:09:09 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Kaslin
OSAMABAMA
13 posted on 05/04/2011 5:30:34 PM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: onyx

14 posted on 05/04/2011 5:31:30 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Kaslin
I had a thought... I know this is dangerous on its face... but I did have a thought... lonely and echoing in my head.

Since mccain caused Enhanced Interrogation Techniques to be abandoned because as mccain said, “They don't work”... then why not challenge mccain to a two minute waterboarding session and see if he can remain silent about his part in electing obama in 2008? If he talks... we start using them again.

LLS

15 posted on 05/04/2011 5:34:54 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH! Show the picture of bin laden you kenyan fagot!)
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To: Kaslin

Add a micro-mini /s at the end of my post too.

LLS


16 posted on 05/04/2011 5:37:26 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH! Show the picture of bin laden you kenyan fagot!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Hmmmmm, I LIKE the way you think and support your suggestion 110%.


17 posted on 05/04/2011 5:42:08 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (Beware the ENEMEDIA ... Never Again! Support our Troops!)
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To: Kaslin

“Some?”


18 posted on 05/04/2011 11:51:32 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Kaslin

President Bush has already made the definitive speech at Ground Zero.
I'll look forward to his remarks on September 11, 2011.

9/11/01 ~ Never Forget

19 posted on 05/04/2011 11:56:27 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: LibLieSlayer

After the intel that we’ve gained while Bush’s policies were in effect, there’s no reason to suggest that McCain do that. He and prissy Lindsay have been proven wrong.

That, in and of itself, is like honeysuckle in the summer to me.

My husband was waterboarded...it works.

This event proves that to a fault.


20 posted on 05/05/2011 12:07:45 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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To: onyx

Thats Racist!


21 posted on 05/05/2011 12:20:14 AM PDT by woofie
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To: Just A Nobody

Why thank you!

LLS


22 posted on 05/05/2011 4:12:53 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: dixiechick2000

Absolutely... WB works on EVERYONE... even Superman!

LLS


23 posted on 05/05/2011 4:14:16 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Superman...I think kryptonite works better on him.

Water boarding for mortal men. ;o)


24 posted on 05/06/2011 12:10:09 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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To: dixiechick2000

Indeed!

LLS


25 posted on 05/06/2011 4:40:27 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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