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Full title was too long: "Robert Gates: We Had Agreed We Wouldn’t Release Details About the Operation Against OBL But 'That All Fell Apart'"
1 posted on 05/13/2011 10:03:34 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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I really am beginning to hate this administration. Prayers for those who carried out the mission and their families.


2 posted on 05/13/2011 10:05:29 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (To paraphrase Sarah Palin: "I love when the liberals get all wee-wee'd up.")
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And Panetta insisting the SEALs made the kill decision all on their own. They, the SEALs turned off their cameras for 25 min.

This administration has turned this kill into the butt of jokes around the world. Deadly results will be realized everywhere.

This is O’s brand of brilliance. This from the man the left said is so smart taking the presidency was a step down?

God help us.


3 posted on 05/13/2011 10:06:18 AM PDT by Carley (We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail. W, 9/20/01)
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After the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korea, Viet Nam, Iraq, Afghanistan.....These idiots believe Americans can’t handle seeing the pictures of this idiot? Give me a break. These guys need to be run out of our government.


4 posted on 05/13/2011 10:06:51 AM PDT by RC2
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The only thing that distinguishes this operation from Desert 1 is the fact that none of our guys got killed. Other than that it’s a complete cluster****.


5 posted on 05/13/2011 10:07:05 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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My guess: these leaks came from the WH to help make Lt. Commando 0bam Bam look like the military action hero toy doll that Nancy Pelosi knows he is.
6 posted on 05/13/2011 10:07:44 AM PDT by mojito
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7 posted on 05/13/2011 10:08:26 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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Real title;
“Robert Gates: We Had Agreed We Wouldn’t Release Details About the Operation Against OBL But ‘That All Fell Apart’” because of Ubama’s Big Mouth.”


10 posted on 05/13/2011 10:10:37 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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There’s an old saying that two people can keep a secret only if one of them is dead.


13 posted on 05/13/2011 10:15:04 AM PDT by fredhead (Liberals think globally, reason rectally, act idiotically.)
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"Robert Gates: We Had Agreed We Wouldn’t Release Details About the Operation Against OBL But 'That All Fell Apart...
...because there's a reelection campaign to be run"

14 posted on 05/13/2011 10:15:27 AM PDT by Stand Watch Listen (The 'Land of Opportunity'... NOW BECOMING... The 'Land of Entitlements'!!!)
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What’s important to our commiemedia, our SEALs safety or their messiah’s re-election?

God Bless our Troops


17 posted on 05/13/2011 10:16:31 AM PDT by bray (What do you think of water boarding now, Obama?)
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I'm thinking the Seals should go "full Valerie Plame" on the jacka**es in the WH - 0bama and Biden. And this time it would be for the actual leaking of covert operatives' identities.

Can you say Intelligence Identities Protection Act (IIPA)? Paging Patrick Fitzgerald. Please pick up the white courtesy phone in the lobby.

Fitzmas anyone?

18 posted on 05/13/2011 10:17:02 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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Meh...what's a few innocent family members of SEALs safety? We're talking about POLL numbers - THAT's what's important.

As Biden would say..."this is a big f*****g deal!"

Obama is an embarassment - to national security, to patriotic Americans...to anyone that holds liberty near and dear...

19 posted on 05/13/2011 10:17:22 AM PDT by NorCoGOP (Obama's approval ratings: so low that Kenyans now accuse him of being born in the USA)
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I've never agreed with this policy. Terrorists have never struck within the U.S. against operators or family members as specific revenge, and they're not hard to find. You could shoot random people in North Carolina and have a 50/50 chance of hitting someone involved in the GWOT.

I used to joke with my commander about updating my Facebook page with operations I've been on, different objectives, etc. Why hide? That's good advertising. OPSEC be damned, let the terrorists know what they're in store for if they come knocking. Fear of consequences is the only deterrent that they understand.

(Obviously, most people don't feel that way, and I respect the rights of those wishing to remain anonymous to do so, etc, etc.)

20 posted on 05/13/2011 10:22:19 AM PDT by Steel Wolf ("There are moderate Muslims, but Islam itself is not moderate." - Ibn Warraq)
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Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell said that Secretary Gates was "not pointing fingers at any particular individual or any particular building" for details becoming known. "

"But, he continued, their initials are 'Barak Hussein Obama' and 'White House'. OOOPS! Did I just say that?"

In all seriousness, I am amazed that OBL's hide out was known since August and none of this came out in the New York Times or appeared in Wikileaks. We have the world's most porous and least disciplined government.

22 posted on 05/13/2011 10:25:50 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Somewhere in Kenya a village is missing its idiot)
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"I can't get into the details in this forum, but we are looking at what measures can be taken to pump up the security.”

I can't get into the details in this forum, but we are looking at what measures can be taken to pump up the security you can hear all about it on the news tomorrow.” (Right after we tell Leahy)

There I fixed it.

23 posted on 05/13/2011 10:25:50 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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The first rule of fight club is: You do not talk about fight club.
The second rule of fight club is: YOU DO NOT TALK ABOUT FIGHT CLUB.


25 posted on 05/13/2011 10:28:59 AM PDT by La.daddyrabbit (Now that obama is in the spotlight, he's really showing his true color.)
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O got his photo ops and a bunch of military types and their families have to have eyes in the back of their heads. Good thing they can’t have concealed weapons on military bases. What could be wrong about this, after all, John Kerry told us about the losers in the Marines. In all seriousness I would think very hard about getting out of the service under this CIC and his crew.


29 posted on 05/13/2011 10:36:04 AM PDT by JimSEA
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When you dance with the devil (dems) you will be used.


30 posted on 05/13/2011 10:36:32 AM PDT by devistate one four (United states code 10.311 Militia Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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It fell apart because there was a political advangtage to do so. If the mission had been a failure, it would barely have been mentioned. Just an attempt to get a high value target in Pakistan.


32 posted on 05/13/2011 10:37:29 AM PDT by kabar
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“That all fell apart on Monday -- the next day.”

Typical political use of the passive voice, along the lines of "mistakes were made."

The passive voice is used to avoid taking -or assigning- responsibility.

33 posted on 05/13/2011 10:38:02 AM PDT by shhrubbery!
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