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Rosie O’Donnell: We didn’t give Bin Laden due process
hot air ^ | 5-9-2011

Posted on 05/09/2011 7:42:01 PM PDT by doug from upland

Rosie O’Donnell: We didn’t give Bin Laden due process

Share posted at 5:54 pm on May 9, 2011 by Allahpundit printer-friendly Via Radio Equalizer,

what’s the biggest news from this clip? That Rosie, like many delicate European flowers of discerning temperaments, thinks Osama deserved better than he got? Or that Rosie now apparently accepts the official narrative of 9/11? Why, it seems like just yesterday that she was musing — on national television — that “I do believe that it’s the first time in history that fire has ever melted steel. I do believe that it defies physics that World Trade Center tower 7—building 7, which collapsed in on itself—it is impossible for a building to fall the way it fell without explosives being involved. World Trade Center 7. World Trade [Center] 1 and 2 got hit by planes—7, miraculously, the first time in history, steel was melted by fire. It is physically impossible.” Maybe she’s compromised since then and concluded that Bin Laden was an accomplice to the real masterminds.

Eighty percent of Americans say it was right to kill him instead of capture him versus 11 percent who think it was wrong. The crosstabs for that question will be out tonight, but I wonder how many in the majority approve of the killing because (1) Bin Laden deserved to die, (2) Bin Laden posed a physical threat to the SEALs and therefore had to be taken down, or (3) Bin Laden’s capture and trial would have been an endless legal and media clusterfark, with no standard of due process and imprisonment sufficiently high for the self-styled intelligentsia whom Brendan O’Neill tore apart here. Like Jeff Greenfield, I assume it was that third consideration that weighed most heavily on Obama. He knew that most of his base would either happily or unhappily tolerate Bin Laden being shot in the face — ever since he banned enhanced interrogation, they’ve given him carte blanche to go the full Bush on counterterrorism — but that 11 percent would have been a headache for the rest of his presidency. Bin Laden emphatically had it coming, and the SEALs understandably feared that either he or the compound was wired with explosives, and they had already recovered scores of hard drives and thumb drives for intelligence purposes, so they shot him on sight. Problem solved, zero American casualties. Everyone’s happy — almost.

After you listen to the clip, enjoy Hitchens laying into Noam Chomsky for his own quasi-Truther lament over the weekend about Bin Laden’s killing. Apparently, despite endless evidence of Al Qaeda’s responsibility for the attacks (Hitchens cites just a few key pieces), the great dissident remains agnostic about whodunnit. Anyone think a trial and conviction, whether here or in the Hague, would have convinced him? Me neither.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: binladen; obama; osama; rosie
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1 posted on 05/09/2011 7:42:04 PM PDT by doug from upland
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To: doug from upland

Rosie didn’t give her scale due process.

Badda-bing.


2 posted on 05/09/2011 7:43:57 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: doug from upland

Stupid is as stupid says.


3 posted on 05/09/2011 7:44:16 PM PDT by doc1019 (Palin/Bachmann, unbeatable.)
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To: doug from upland

Rosie O’Donuts and Michael “I want “Moore would make such a great couple. Maybe they could play together on her next Cruise to Nowhere.


4 posted on 05/09/2011 7:47:09 PM PDT by kempster
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks doug from upland.


5 posted on 05/09/2011 7:48:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: doug from upland
We gave him overdue process.
6 posted on 05/09/2011 7:49:03 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps...)
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7 posted on 05/09/2011 7:50:50 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: doug from upland

Ask Rosie what the occupants of the Twin Towers got?


8 posted on 05/09/2011 7:51:15 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: doug from upland

Imagine how indignant she’d be if President Bush was still in office.


9 posted on 05/09/2011 7:51:44 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: doug from upland
My God...who the F**K cares what Rosie O’Donut says? What POSSIBLE knowledge could she even conceivably have about this situation??? Does she hold a law degree? Is she an expert on international terrorism? Do governments seek her for foreign policy advice? NO!!

Tell the fat, lesbian bitch to take her dumb-as-f**k comments, shove them into an eclair, eat the damn thing, and then SHUT THE F**K UP!

Sorry...this just made me a little bit mad...)(

10 posted on 05/09/2011 7:54:44 PM PDT by hoagy62 (Help stamp out crack-pull up your pants.)
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To: doug from upland
HASSELBECK: Do you believe that the government had anything to do with the attack of 9/11? Do you believe in a conspiracy in terms of the attack of 9/11?

O’DONNELL: No. But I do believe the first time in history that fire has ever melted steel. I do believe that it defies physics for the World Trade Center Tower Seven, building seven, which collapsed in on itself, it is impossible for a building to fall the way it fell without explosives being involved, World Trade Center Seven. World Trade Center one and Two got hit by planes. Seven, miraculously, for the first time in history, steel was melted by fire. It is physically impossible.



11 posted on 05/09/2011 7:55:15 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: doc1019

More gas from the human pez dispenser!


12 posted on 05/09/2011 7:55:32 PM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: doug from upland

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kSq663m0G8


13 posted on 05/09/2011 7:55:38 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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To: hoagy62

Lol....don’t hold back!


14 posted on 05/09/2011 7:56:06 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: doug from upland
I'm sure I state the obvious but it is hard not to with my jaw on the ground.

Rosie, you fat waste of skin....Bin Laden cannot be afforded due process unless he is on American soil. Read the friggin' Constitution you cow.

15 posted on 05/09/2011 7:56:49 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (A "Moderate Muslim"? Nothing more than a Muslim Extremist who has run out of ammo.)
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To: doug from upland
Rosie O’Donnell: We didn’t give Bin Laden due process

Due process in a war, Rosie, is a double tap.

16 posted on 05/09/2011 8:01:07 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: LostInBayport

Really? Did she really say that?! OMG!


17 posted on 05/09/2011 8:03:20 PM PDT by 3boysdad (The very elect. Every post get's me closer to the top of the Red List!)
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To: doug from upland
Let's give Rosie due process!
18 posted on 05/09/2011 8:04:03 PM PDT by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: doug from upland

What is it with obese, ugly, obnoxious, left-wing, useless pieces of crap like Rosie O’Donnell & Michael Moore? They should have their own talk show. The network can call it “the Obese, Ugly, Obnoxious, Left-Wing Pieces of Crap” Hour!


19 posted on 05/09/2011 8:05:19 PM PDT by Ranger Warrior ("To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: doug from upland

Trump v. Rosie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-R8nSytBW8


20 posted on 05/09/2011 8:05:30 PM PDT by doug from upland (website reserved just in case: TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: hoagy62

Wow, what a tirade! You even dissipated MY anger!!


21 posted on 05/09/2011 8:07:56 PM PDT by merryberry (was once a sad berry.)
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To: doug from upland

“Due Process”. Ya mean we did not put Osama bin Laden in a Mulch Pit, and PROCESS him in DUE course for a commercial flower garden?


22 posted on 05/09/2011 8:09:22 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: 3boysdad

Yep. On the View in 2007! How could someone so brilliant not have a job with the Obama administration?


23 posted on 05/09/2011 8:10:57 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

But, even if Bin Laden were on American soil, he’s not an American citizen, but an enemy combatant, or whatever the politically correct term for someone we are at war with.

Of course the liberals oppose military tribunals. They insist that terrorists get civilian trials, even though not American citizens, and even though they have declared war on America.

I’m sure glad Rosie “weighed in” on this issue. It was nice to see Michael Moore “weigh in” too.

Do Rosie and Michael ever talk to another good liberal named Michelle Obama? They could talk to her about how to fight obesity.


24 posted on 05/09/2011 8:11:29 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: doug from upland

The people in the Twin Towers, in the Pentagon and on Flight 93, didn’t get due process either.


25 posted on 05/09/2011 8:13:59 PM PDT by tiki
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To: doug from upland

I think Osama should have been processed with some pork parts before being dumped in the ocean.


26 posted on 05/09/2011 8:14:07 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: doug from upland
Yup. Never happens. She's a frickin' genius.



27 posted on 05/09/2011 8:15:55 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: Ranger Warrior

I hear that Rosie is supposed to get her own talk show on the Oprah Winfrey Network on cable TV. That should be a great show to watch. (sarcasm)


28 posted on 05/09/2011 8:16:02 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Paleo Conservative

I think it’s crazy that, we went to the trouble to handle the body with care under Islamic law.

Muslims have been telling us that Bin Laden was not a good Muslim, does not represent Islam, etc. etc.

So, if Bin Laden is not a good Muslim, why did we go to the trouble of an Islamic burial service? Why would it allegedly incite violence if an evil apostate Muslim such as Bin Laden was not accorded Islamic burial?????


29 posted on 05/09/2011 8:19:22 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: 3boysdad; LostInBayport

If you think Rosie is as stupid as democrats can get, check out congressman Hank Johnson on youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNZczIgVXjg

Stupid doesn’t get any stupider.


30 posted on 05/09/2011 8:21:27 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Trump - Romney, without the Mormon baggage.)
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To: BenLurkin
Heh. Good one.

But ... back to the article.
FTA: Eighty percent of Americans say it was right to kill him instead of capture him versus 11 percent who think it was wrong.

Of course nobody thinks it was "wrong" to kill Osama (except for Rosie O'Donnell). Of course we had a moral right to wipe the evil scum off the face of the earth.

But wasn't it "wrong" from an intelligence point of view?

I would never second-guess the SEALs -- if they believed it was necessary to kill bin Laden, then so be it.

But commentators who know about these kind of operations say it had all the hallmarks of a pre-determined "kill operation." Pre-determined ... by whom? By Obama, who didn't want our CIA to be able to interrogate bin Laden?

31 posted on 05/09/2011 8:23:06 PM PDT by shhrubbery!
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To: doug from upland

Don’t fret Rosie. Osama has been duly processed in a freezer for the past 9 years. They thawed him out in accordance with Islamic practice and dumped him off the poop deck in fine style. Not to worry.


32 posted on 05/09/2011 8:23:39 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: All

BIN LADEN EYE PATCH ON EBAY =

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33 posted on 05/09/2011 8:31:38 PM PDT by doug from upland (website reserved just in case: TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: doug from upland

He was long overdue to be processed and he got processed by the best the US could send.


34 posted on 05/09/2011 8:42:08 PM PDT by xp38
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To: doug from upland
Thanks, doug from upland. I was thinking the meds were starting to finally kick in. Then I made a very terrible wrong decision and now the vomit burbs are back.
35 posted on 05/09/2011 8:52:07 PM PDT by hummingbird (Help keep Guam from tilting.)
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To: doug from upland

Where’d you get your law degree Rosie


36 posted on 05/09/2011 8:52:57 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: doug from upland

What about thousands of people who were killed on orders from Osama. They weren’t given due process when the planes went into the WTC !

I remember the movie Cobra when Sly kills the gunman and the reporter gets in his face about his due process rights and Sly responded concerning the innocent didn’t have their rights respected either.

The hell with Rosie, lickity split !


37 posted on 05/09/2011 8:53:45 PM PDT by CORedneck
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38 posted on 05/09/2011 8:54:56 PM PDT by Bean Counter (Vengeance, Victory, Gratitude, Remembrance, Vigilance....)
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To: doug from upland
I thought the process went well for the first 38 minutes. It's snags, SNAFUs only occur ed later......after our Feckless Leader's announcement of UBL's demise.

Good to see ya again, Doug.
39 posted on 05/09/2011 9:08:25 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: doug from upland

And Oprah just gave her a show on OWN...love it...lunatics in power and control of the microphone.


40 posted on 05/09/2011 9:09:59 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: BIGLOOK
We didn’t give Bin Laden due process

Well, it was tough rounding up a jury of his peers, because they were already dead.

41 posted on 05/09/2011 9:18:29 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: doug from upland

>>> Rosie O’Donnell: We didn’t give Bin Laden due process

“Out here, due process is a bullet” (c) John Wayne, The Green Berets


42 posted on 05/09/2011 9:27:48 PM PDT by tlb
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To: shhrubbery!

There are better and brighter people than myself in charge of these things.


43 posted on 05/09/2011 10:23:34 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: Da Coyote

>> Rosie didn’t give her scale due process.

That is funny.

I regret UBL was not brought to trial in Gitmo, but not because he deserved due process.


44 posted on 05/09/2011 10:26:14 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: doug from upland

Hey Rosie, did you and your pals give the 5000 more little American boys and girls who were butchered TODAY in the abortuaries due process?


45 posted on 05/09/2011 10:31:07 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (God has the ultimate veto.)
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To: doug from upland

Tell that to the victim of 911 families.


46 posted on 05/09/2011 10:43:15 PM PDT by dhuynh73 (Reagan Country)
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To: doug from upland
"Out here, due process is a bullet!"


47 posted on 05/09/2011 10:54:06 PM PDT by twister881
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To: hoagy62

Tell her what you really think///


48 posted on 05/09/2011 10:59:57 PM PDT by BooBoo1000 (Never pass up an opportunity to " Shut Up")
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To: hoagy62

Tell her what you really think///


49 posted on 05/09/2011 11:00:02 PM PDT by BooBoo1000 (Never pass up an opportunity to " Shut Up")
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To: hoagy62

Tell her what you really think///


50 posted on 05/09/2011 11:00:08 PM PDT by BooBoo1000 (Never pass up an opportunity to " Shut Up")
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