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Navy SEALs Want to Protect Their Identity Following OBL Raid
Fox News ^ | 5/12/2011 | Justin Fishel

Posted on 05/12/2011 4:16:51 PM PDT by panthermom

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101 posted on 05/13/2011 6:55:30 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: A Navy Vet
"If you're implying that those who share a rack are good guys"

I'm not implying or suggesting that at all.

I am stating clearly that you get to know them well enough to know who's good and bad.

102 posted on 05/13/2011 7:01:34 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: panthermom
Interesting.

Does this mean they remove the Trident badge from their uniform?

As big and fit as these guys are, they stand-out from the average Navy guy. Hard to hide a bull in a flock of sheep.

103 posted on 05/13/2011 7:01:51 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: roaddog727

They do have families, which would be an easy target. Would like to be away and have some freak harassing your wife or kid? God knows there are a lot of them out there.

Have we not seen recently that it does not take a group of jihadi’s from the ME to wreck havoc....we have enough of our own homegrown wannabes.


104 posted on 05/13/2011 7:37:53 AM PDT by panthermom (Pray for my son in Aghanistan and all the troops!)
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To: Hulka

What is so hard to understand here??? They are concerned for their FAMILIES!!!!!!!!!!!!

All it would take of for some Muslim Freak college kid who was born here and sits in a Mosque listening to HATE to think he was a hero and earning his terrorist street cred to take retribution on the wife or child of one of those SEALs. You know, grocery shopping, on the way home from school, at the park, doing errands, etc.....


105 posted on 05/13/2011 7:49:21 AM PDT by panthermom (Pray for my son in Aghanistan and all the troops!)
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To: panthermom

Yep.

All it takes is one deranged a$$hole. Just one.


106 posted on 05/13/2011 8:26:28 AM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: panthermom

Attorney General Eric Holder will want a special prosecutor to investigate the Seals. He’s already doing that with the CIA agents who interrogated captured terrorists. The interrogations led to the identity of Obama bin Laden’s courier.


107 posted on 05/13/2011 9:06:13 AM PDT by pleikumud
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To: combat_boots

BRASS...brass is good...S.P.O.R.T.S. is good too...

Nice post, Boots!


108 posted on 05/13/2011 9:23:05 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: LyinLibs

I neither want to know their names or where they are based. That IS NOT my business. The command structure is not my business. It IS my business when I want to congratulate those that were involved in the raid. To those that went in and did the job, I want to say thank you for ridding the planet of one big cockroach. You, and others like you, will get the rest over time.

For the vice president to name names from this operation should be a treasonous offense. Just STFU about particulars. It’s none of our collective business who they are. Just thank them for the job they are doing and thank God we have people like them out there doing deeds that none of us would want to do. THEY are what Americans want to be proud of. A big thank you to the members of the United States military of all branches.


109 posted on 05/13/2011 9:25:08 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (In Memphis on January 20, 2009, pump price were $1.49. We all know what happened after that.)
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To: panthermom

Just when you think you can’t be disgusted any further by this POS President I read this kind of stuff. He is just an absolute disaster for our country. Hurry up 2012!


110 posted on 05/13/2011 9:53:50 AM PDT by Reagan is King
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To: A Navy Vet

“Is al-Qaeda or Pakistan really going to go to the effort of tracking down a SEALS, Delta, Marine Recon, Rangers’ family to make a point?”

There are plenty of targets in plain view - like the Pentagon.

Bad idea, Bin Laden.

Good post, Navy Vet.


111 posted on 05/13/2011 2:19:43 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Daffynition

The real question is, how much did the rest of the organization trust bin Laden at that time? I would say, not that much. Chances are, with his horrible health and all which he tried to cover up, at some point between 2001 and his death, they probably started sending him false information, because he had become a liability with his poor health, and easily also senility.


112 posted on 05/13/2011 4:48:13 PM PDT by Morpheus2009 (I pity the fool - Mr. T)
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To: panthermom

I feared this from the get-go. I feel the WH will release those names of these Seals before that photo of dead OBL. JUST DISGRACEFUL.


113 posted on 05/13/2011 5:45:39 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: panthermom; All

OBL’s son will file a wrongful death or denial of civil rights (excessive use of force, no warrant, improper extradition from foreign country, denial of life w/o due process of law, etc.) case against US Govt, the whole chain of command and John Doe Seal #1 through 25. The “discovery” will give his lawyer a copy of everything that happened including all documents, transmissions, etc., everything: names of seals and they will have to be deposed under oath as to exactly what they did. Lots of videos on those helmet cams. This will be a major fiasco. He can file the case in a U S Federal Court. Defending “us” will be Eric Holder. God help us all! He may even file it in The Hague, or even a Pakistani court.


114 posted on 05/13/2011 7:43:26 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: panthermom

couldn’t agree more


115 posted on 05/13/2011 7:58:56 PM PDT by dtheis
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To: panthermom

They should never have released any info on these guys. Just letting the enemy know that 24 SEALS were involved gives guys like Khadaffi an idea of what to prepare for in the event of a strike. This administration has diarrhea of the mouth, and can’t keep their stories straight on top of it.


116 posted on 05/13/2011 9:22:16 PM PDT by drierice
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To: panthermom
If Robert Gates had any honor, he would have resigned last Tuesday, then immediately held a press conference, and told the American public that he strongly opposed the administration's making operational details of the raid public. He would have had a much bigger audience, and what he said would have had far more impact. Frankly, he took the coward's way out while keeping his cushy job. Plus his admission comes after his 60 Minutes appearance when he called Obama "gutsy." That's what sticks in the public mind, not his wimpy admission (complete with nervous laughter) about the broken deal to keep operational details classified.
117 posted on 05/13/2011 10:11:39 PM PDT by Wolfstar ("If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his friend." Abraham Lincoln)
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To: farmguy

He’ll probably post their birth certificates in pdf form on the whitehouse website


118 posted on 05/14/2011 4:40:33 AM PDT by Cosmo (Liberalism is for girls)
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To: Wolfstar

I thought the same thing about Robert Gates. How can he look those guys in the eye and try to make excuses. Disgusting, as with everything else in the Obama administration.


119 posted on 05/14/2011 5:51:21 AM PDT by panthermom (Pray for my son in Aghanistan and all the troops!)
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To: LyinLibs

The Demos and people like Chris Matthews are in a bind: at heart, they hate real masculine men like the Navy Seals but since this operation has “helped” Obama, they want to use them as a photo op. It won’t work. Listening to Rachel Madcow attacking water boarding while applauding shooting people in the head is pretty funny coming from someone who is basically an anti-American passifist.


120 posted on 05/14/2011 8:40:46 AM PDT by juliej
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To: scooby321

Don’t forget the ‘treasure trove’ of information we found that the enemy now knows we have!


121 posted on 05/14/2011 2:00:58 PM PDT by madameguinot (Our Father's God to Thee, Author of Liberty)
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To: bvw

Yep, saying Obama is president is like saying a statutory rapist is the girls’ daddy by her consent.


122 posted on 05/14/2011 4:44:16 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: ASA Vet

This sums it up nicely:

http://www.patriotactionnetwork.com/forum/topics/a-new-slant-on-the-raidobummer


123 posted on 05/14/2011 5:54:35 PM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: panthermom
If it comes to releasing a photo of the seal team members,
than merely photo-edit each one to show comrade obama's
face. I can not image that BO would want it any other way.
124 posted on 05/14/2011 9:44:44 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: panthermom
This regime is going to make the SEAL team and their families pay dearly for doing their job and getting it done. Obama is pissed of we had to destroy a helicopter like his buddy Carter did during his regime.
125 posted on 05/15/2011 2:07:09 AM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (I have the right to remain silent, but I lack the ability...........)
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To: panthermom
The information needed releasing was the fact a raid had occurred {no need to even know by what branch}, location, and he was killed {confirmed by photo's of body and DNA}. That simple process would have been sufficient. Releasing the branch involved was bad enough. Releasing the unit name of the team and the ship he was tossed from was wrong. This is a serious breach of what should be classified information as it involved special operations.

Second Option which would have been as beneficial would have been to have never released his death to start with. Sitting back and watching them scramble would have been interesting and may have harvested even more intel in the mayhem.

126 posted on 05/15/2011 2:43:37 AM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: Mariner; panthermom

Did you catch on the Fox News ticker or elsewhere how Disney has trademarked “Seal Team 6”, unreal.


127 posted on 05/15/2011 3:08:22 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: tina07

I did see that, this whole thing has become a circus and it is disgusting.


128 posted on 05/15/2011 5:06:05 AM PDT by panthermom (Pray for my son in Aghanistan and all the troops!)
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To: missnry
B T T T ! ! !


129 posted on 05/15/2011 8:04:18 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: panthermom

If the Spec Ops commanders had any ba11s, he would issue stateside orders for then to conceal carry 24/7.


130 posted on 05/16/2011 3:13:37 PM PDT by XHogPilot
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