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The Obama Administrationís cloud of confusion explained *UPDATED* (great stuff)
http://www.bookwormroom.com/ ^

Posted on 05/04/2011 6:23:13 PM PDT by macquire

Usually when governments use misinformation, they use it to make themselves look good. The Obama Administration gets points for originality, insofar as it’s been using disinformation and misinformation to make itself look arbitrary, unlawful, helpless and stupid. Here’s jj’s great summary: (see FR Body of Comment area)

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Okay, what do we have here:

1) There was a firefight.

2) There was no firefight.

3) Bin Laden was “resisting.”

4) Bin Laden wasn’t armed. (Makes the concept of “resisting” interesting.)

5) He used his wife as a shield.

6) His wife was killed too.

7) He didn’t use his wife as a shield. She ran at a SEAL who shot her in the leg, but she’s fine.

8 ) Some other woman — the maid? — was used as a shield. By somebody. Downstairs.

9) That other woman — downstairs — was killed.

10) Maybe not. She was killed unless she wasn’t — and who was she, anyway?

11) Bin Laden’s son was killed.

12) Unless it was some other guy.

13) Bin Laden’s daughter saw him get killed. She’s undoubtedly traumatized, poor dear.

14) They were going to capture Bin Laden until the problem with the helicopter, which was:

A) It had mechanical trouble

B) It did a hard landing

C) It crashed

D) It clipped a wall with a tail rotor, effectively a crash

15.) They were never going to try to capture him; it was always a kill mission.

16.) No, it wasn’t.

17) The chopper blew up.

18) The SEALs blew it up.

19.) Panetta said yesterday the world needed proof and the photo would be released.

20.) Obama said today in an interview he taped with Steve Kroft for “60 Minutes” to be broadcast Sunday that it won’t be released. It’s too gruesome, would offend Muslim sensibilities (something he worries about a lot — I personally do not give a warm fart on a wet Wednesday about Muslim sensibilities), and how would Americans feel if Muslims released pictures of dead Americans?

21.) Kroft — who’s not a total idiot — pointed out that ever since “Black Hawk Down” days, Muslims have been doing precisely that, filming American bodies being dragged through the streets, filming Daniel Pearl’s head being cut off, filming any and everything.

22) Obama gets pissed at CBS, the tape gets cleaned up, that question disappears. (Inside info.)

23.) We got a “treasure trove” of stuff from hard drives, etc.

24.) There were no phone lines, and no internet access at the “mansion,” they didn’t even have TV — what “treasure trove?”

25.) There is obviously in the pictures of the place a large satellite dish. I guess they used it for making salads.

26.) And now, just today: apparently the idea was to capture him, but only if he was naked. There was a suspicion he might be wearing a suicide bomber type explosive vest, or belt. So if he’s not naked and you can’t see if he has a vest on or not – shoot him.

The idiot Carney — they actually managed to find someone who makes Gibbs look good — is currently twisting himself into knots trying to explain why the photograph that the whole world was expecting isn’t going to be released. (Obviously the thing to do is get Trump on the case, he’ll force Obama to release it.)

The military did great, the administration — or whatever that bunch is, kind of like “The Little Rascals” — have managed to turn it into spaghetti. The story has changed so many times in the course of a mere three days it’s a joke — the world would be better off if Panetta had left the little shitwit on the golf course.

1 posted on 05/04/2011 6:23:14 PM PDT by macquire
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To: macquire

I am just watching this hilarious liberal 180 on what is justified and ok in war. It is terrible to torture to gain information to prevent future attacks, but it is ok to blow an unarmed guy’s head off though. Yeah, real consistent there.


2 posted on 05/04/2011 6:26:11 PM PDT by bcr100
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To: macquire

3 posted on 05/04/2011 6:27:43 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: macquire

Ha ha-—just watched splitzer on CNN- he confirmed it took 20 minutes for seal team to get to 3rd floor were osama was - OK- this is how it goes from info gathered-— seal team blows gate with (explosives)to get in compound, gets into intense gun fight for 20 min to get to 3rd floor, the helo crashes with explosion and fire, when the seal team gets to osama, he jumps out of bed and tries to grab a gun and seal guys shoot him— osama must have been deaf, cause he didnt hear all that sh-t goin on earlier to grab his gun


4 posted on 05/04/2011 6:29:24 PM PDT by chicken head
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To: macquire

How exactly do you mess up the finding of Osama bin Laden? Really that’s like doing a perfect gymnastics routine and falling on your face during the landing.


5 posted on 05/04/2011 6:30:32 PM PDT by garbanzo (You better hold on; This one's about to get bumpy.)
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To: macquire

There were 3 children inside.

There were 13 children inside.


6 posted on 05/04/2011 6:30:52 PM PDT by cookcounty ("72 STURGEONS? I'm supposed to get 72 VIRGINS!" -- "Bubbles" bin Laden)
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To: macquire
Then ...0bama showed up...yeah...and then he pulled out his Nobel Peace Prize...yeah...and it turned into a gun...yeah...That's the ticket!

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7 posted on 05/04/2011 6:34:42 PM PDT by txroadkill ( We're sooooooo screwed!)
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To: bcr100
That about sums it up - This pathetic handling of this situation post-raid is because this Administration has not allowed the Pentagon to provide the facts.

These people are in constant need of attention and credit (much not deserved). Therefore they have given 30 different quasi-AAR....with most of them full of half-truths and/or full BS on given specifics.

Miss the days of adult leadership out of our CinC in GWB. Where such information went directly through / from the military to the public.

8 posted on 05/04/2011 6:35:26 PM PDT by SevenMinusOne
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

This Administration would be comical ...if they weren’t so damnably evil.


9 posted on 05/04/2011 6:35:39 PM PDT by PENANCE
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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10 posted on 05/04/2011 6:37:11 PM PDT by NWFLConservative (Game On.......Fight Like a Girl!!...............Saracuda in 2012)
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To: garbanzo; macquire; neverdem; patton
How exactly do you mess up the finding of Osama bin Laden? Really that’s like doing a perfect gymnastics routine and falling on your face during the landing.

How exactly do you mess up the finding of Osama bin Laden? Really that’s like doing a perfect gymnastics routine, and falling on your face doing an arm wave after the national anthem.

11 posted on 05/04/2011 6:38:59 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: macquire

12 posted on 05/04/2011 6:39:45 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: macquire

If water boarding is torture and torture never produces reliable information then how does one explain the name of the courier which started the yellow brick road to Bin Laden?

If Bin Laden isn’t a good Muslim, but a thug and a murderer of many more Muslims than anyone else, why the pretence of the Islamic funeral. He could have been buried at Gitmo and we wouldn’t have to worry about his followers coming to worship his grave. If they do rooms could be provided.


13 posted on 05/04/2011 6:39:45 PM PDT by MCCC
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To: macquire

Everything is just way too consistent to not be authentic. /s


14 posted on 05/04/2011 6:40:24 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: MCCC

haha, I love these situation room photoshops..keep em coming!! haha


15 posted on 05/04/2011 6:43:42 PM PDT by BootsOfEscaping
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To: NWFLConservative; dead

LOL post those here. Let’s get em all in one thread.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2715007/posts


16 posted on 05/04/2011 6:45:04 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: NWFLConservative
I'm not sure if you noticed.
But these pictures seem to show different hats on everyone's heads.
What does it mean?
17 posted on 05/04/2011 6:45:57 PM PDT by WhoisAlanGreenspan?
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To: macquire

That all makes perfect sense.

If you’re psychotic.


18 posted on 05/04/2011 6:46:34 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: bcr100

And he’s shot in the face, not the torso, shoulder, leg—making photo-ID less convincing.


19 posted on 05/04/2011 6:49:50 PM PDT by Mach9
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To: macquire

http://socyberty.com/issues/white-house-insider-obama-hesitated-panetta-issued-order-to-kill-osama-bin-laden/


20 posted on 05/04/2011 6:53:49 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: macquire
The idiot Carney

This should have been underlined for emphasis.

the world would be better off if Panetta had left the little shitwit on the golf course.

'little shitwit' should be double underlined.

The little shitwit is so far over his head it's pathetic....

21 posted on 05/04/2011 6:56:38 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: WhoisAlanGreenspan?

Of course I noticed, I did the Photoshop!

Obama is just a little kid sitting in a high chair with a little propeller beanie on. Biden the Clown is wearing a clown hat. The hildabeest is wearing a court jester hat and both Mullen and Gates are homo lovers so they get gay rainbow hats.

And of course, they are watching Sesame Street, which is about as much as anyone in that room can handle intellectually.

Did you notice the guy with the sunglasses? You didn’t mention him.


22 posted on 05/04/2011 6:56:51 PM PDT by NWFLConservative (Game On.......Fight Like a Girl!!...............Saracuda in 2012)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Can we get the same photo with tin foil?


23 posted on 05/04/2011 6:57:50 PM PDT by Sprite518
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To: NWFLConservative

LOL!!


24 posted on 05/04/2011 6:58:27 PM PDT by whinecountry (Semper Ubi Sub Ubi)
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To: NWFLConservative

Savage called it “the pinocchio presidency” yesterday..haha, make a situation room with Obama Pinocchio! lol


25 posted on 05/04/2011 7:01:59 PM PDT by BootsOfEscaping
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To: macquire

it all depends on what the word “is” means. that and my dog ate my homework.


26 posted on 05/04/2011 7:02:03 PM PDT by bluedressman
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To: macquire

Panetta to Brian Williams: Waterboarding helped lead to Osama.

“No, it didn’t.Panetta never said that. I read the transcript” - some unknown Regime flunky.


27 posted on 05/04/2011 7:02:40 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: sneakers

bump


28 posted on 05/04/2011 7:03:08 PM PDT by A. Morgan
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To: bcr100

Why did the have to give Osama a respectable Muslim funeral in 24 hrs at sea?

How did he use his dialysis machine with no power?


29 posted on 05/04/2011 7:03:49 PM PDT by Big Horn (Rebuild the GOP to a conservative party)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

These are FABULOUS!!! And cracking me up! Thanks!!! I needed that laugh. :)


30 posted on 05/04/2011 7:06:37 PM PDT by ASouthernGrl
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To: txroadkill
yeah...and then he pulled out his Nobel Peace Prize... yeah...and it turned into a gun...

Wondering if someone might be regretting that peace prize thing just about now.

31 posted on 05/04/2011 7:07:33 PM PDT by norton
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To: macquire

It’s completely believable that it was Leon Panetta and the military commanders who made the decision while the Won was getting mulligans on the golf course.

It reminds me of a situation I observed a couple of decades ago in an IT environment, then still called ‘Data Processing’, if I remember correctly. The head of Operations, when there were still Operations departments, before the lights out data centers, was an Affirmative Action semi-literate genius, who like the Community Organizer was incapable of a major decision, except to fire his best operator who happened to be homosexual, and hire semi-legal Mexicans to abuse. Decisions would be made for him by the systems manager, my boss, or his boss the VP of IT.


32 posted on 05/04/2011 7:08:06 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: bcr100
I think I know why the informing turned into the donkey derby we've seen. Obama wanted to pre-empt Trump, so he ordered the information to be rushed out to the press before anyone knew what had really happened except for the kill. He and his Administration could have confined themselves to saying, "Osama bin Laden had been killed. We'll add further details as soon as they become available [i.e., are checked out]"

Instead, he and the rest of the guys prefered to showboat it. And look at the result...

33 posted on 05/04/2011 7:09:14 PM PDT by danielmryan
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Oh come on, that is SPIKING THE FOOTBALL!


34 posted on 05/04/2011 7:09:29 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: NWFLConservative

This is just too funny. Good job, made my day.


35 posted on 05/04/2011 7:11:42 PM PDT by TrueFact
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To: WhoisAlanGreenspan?
What does it mean?

I'll take a guess.. they all work together as a team and wear MANY HATS.? /s

36 posted on 05/04/2011 7:12:48 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: macquire

37 posted on 05/04/2011 7:13:02 PM PDT by monkapotamus
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To: danielmryan
To be more precise, Obama could have confined himself to saying bin Laden was nailed and then given a speech about what a great day it was for America. And then add, "we'll release further details when they become available" and stick to it.
38 posted on 05/04/2011 7:13:17 PM PDT by danielmryan
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To: macquire

One more for the helicopter: “It failed to lift”.


39 posted on 05/04/2011 7:13:24 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: macquire
So to prove they killed him, they rush the body from the desert in Pakistan to a burial at sea, sure that makes perfect sense. Actually believe them here at least on some of this I think, but on contradictory details here: Obama bin Lyin?

Obama bin Biden?

Where they been hiding?

Obama with Biden.

They should just let Joe Biden be the official spokesperson on this one.

40 posted on 05/04/2011 7:18:57 PM PDT by Freedom of Speech Wins
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Really, really funny!


41 posted on 05/04/2011 7:19:25 PM PDT by w4women ("All great change begins at the dinner table". Ronald Reagan)
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To: NWFLConservative

OMG this is the best chop. I love OBL in the background. LOL


42 posted on 05/04/2011 7:21:37 PM PDT by CajunConservative
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To: macquire

” the world would be better off if Panetta had left the little shitwit on the golf course. “

You saved the best for last.


43 posted on 05/04/2011 7:21:54 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and Ford trucks)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Oh, my, gosh! Hilarious!!!! That is the hat one of Fergie’s and Prince Andrew’s daughters wore to the Royal Wedding!!
GRREAT! Thanks.


44 posted on 05/04/2011 7:23:18 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: NFHale; DoughtyOne

This is a multiple choice I.Q. test.

Pick & choose ;-)


45 posted on 05/04/2011 7:24:35 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and Ford trucks)
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To: macquire

Thanks! This post is a keeper!

You have summed up the Administrations ineptness in this matter perfectly!


46 posted on 05/04/2011 7:24:41 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (DeMint/Ryan 2012!!!!!)
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To: ASouthernGrl

” These are FABULOUS!!! And cracking me up! Thanks!!! I needed that laugh. :)” ===================

Are these not wonderful!! FREEPERS are geniuses! I love Freepers!!~


47 posted on 05/04/2011 7:27:17 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

There ought to be someone appointed to ever member of royalty whose job it is to override their clothing decisions.


48 posted on 05/04/2011 7:28:30 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
ROFLMAO!!! Photo works for me. (Altho Queen Elizabeth's grandchildren might object-hee hee)

Sorta makes ya feel sorry for our fabulous military folks. Can you imagine knowing someone like uhbama was your commander? My gosh!!! PATHETIC!

49 posted on 05/04/2011 7:31:22 PM PDT by Republic (The entire White House presidential team needs to grow up and face facts!)
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To: macquire

Panetta had left the little shitwit on the golf course.

The world would have been better off if Americans hadn’t s/elected him.


50 posted on 05/04/2011 7:33:33 PM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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