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US: Strike kills militants who downed US chopper (JUSTICE and REVENGE!)
MSNBC ^ | 08/10/2011

Posted on 08/10/2011 7:57:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

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1 posted on 08/10/2011 7:57:54 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Big deal. I wouldn’t trade one SEAL for that whole dirt pile of a country.


2 posted on 08/10/2011 7:58:46 AM PDT by SkyDancer (You know, they invented wheelbarrows to teach government employees how to walk on their hind legs.)
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To: SkyDancer

You speak for all of us.


3 posted on 08/10/2011 8:00:17 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: SeekAndFind

the witnesses have been eliminated

Their sources in Paki intelligence are saved

WTF is a “kinetic strike”- is that a kinder and gentler way of saying ATTACK?

do these generals even know what fools they sound like?


4 posted on 08/10/2011 8:01:17 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: SeekAndFind

How in the world could they know that they killed the muslims directly responsible for shooting down the helicopter? How could they know WHO was personally responsible?


5 posted on 08/10/2011 8:01:44 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: SeekAndFind

Jack Ruby for the win!


6 posted on 08/10/2011 8:03:02 AM PDT by rintense (God made me a conservative. FR made me a better one. :))
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To: skeeter

I wondered the same thing. I don’t expect the truth about any of this.


7 posted on 08/10/2011 8:03:20 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: SkyDancer

It’s not justice because the life of one of those scum is not worth the life of one of our dead heroes.


8 posted on 08/10/2011 8:03:44 AM PDT by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: annieokie

It just infuriated me what happened. If I knew how to spit I would. We got Bin Ladin, why are we still there? And what’s this about Biden outing the SEAL team? If true, that guy should be ...


9 posted on 08/10/2011 8:04:09 AM PDT by SkyDancer (You know, they invented wheelbarrows to teach government employees how to walk on their hind legs.)
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To: SkyDancer

Roger that.


10 posted on 08/10/2011 8:04:29 AM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: ottbmare

They never said how many were killed. I still wouldn’t trade one of our guys for the whole damn country.


11 posted on 08/10/2011 8:05:44 AM PDT by SkyDancer (You know, they invented wheelbarrows to teach government employees how to walk on their hind legs.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Where do I get my “Obama got the guys who killed the guys who got Bin Laden” novelties? When does the Spiking the Football II tour begin?

Sorry, I’m not seeing the justice here. All I see is good men dying in a farce. Get everyone out of that hell hole already.


12 posted on 08/10/2011 8:06:37 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
The left likes to pretend acts of war are actually civil crimes requiring dispensation of justice.

One day I'll try to figure out exactly why that is.

13 posted on 08/10/2011 8:06:52 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: SeekAndFind

These stories are all BS.

I don’t believe they killed Osama. He was dead long ago.

I CAN’T believe they would:

Name our SEAL members.

Use them for political props.

Use them for Photo ops.

And now, miracles of miracles we got the trigger man?

Sure......


14 posted on 08/10/2011 8:06:52 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: SeekAndFind
MSNBC source, need verification, but if so, this is good.

No, it will not bring back our dear, strong, courageous warriors who have fallen, but it is still good if we got the evil people who took their lives.

May God continue to comfort their families as they deal with their deep loss.

15 posted on 08/10/2011 8:07:13 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Obama puppet show.... Lies, lies, lies, and more lies.


16 posted on 08/10/2011 8:08:31 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: skeeter

How in the world could they know that they killed the muslims directly responsible for shooting down the helicopter?

Fingerprints? /s


17 posted on 08/10/2011 8:08:51 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: silverleaf
WTF is a “kinetic strike”-?

I first noticed the use of "kinetic" when Obama described the Libyan war as a "kinetic action". He was using it as a euphemism for the word "war." I guess kinetic is now a stylish media word for military attacks.

18 posted on 08/10/2011 8:09:36 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: SkyDancer
Big deal. I wouldn’t trade one SEAL for that whole dirt pile of a country.

Post of the year!

19 posted on 08/10/2011 8:10:00 AM PDT by Dengar01 ("Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" - Dr. Michael Savage)
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To: skeeter
How in the world could they know that they killed the muslims directly responsible for shooting down the helicopter? How could they know WHO was personally responsible?

Unless they leveled the entire area immediately after that copter went down, they don't.

20 posted on 08/10/2011 8:11:02 AM PDT by 444Flyer
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To: annieokie
No, not all of us. There are people worth saving in that 'dirt pile'.....people whom God created and loves, who need to know of His love.
21 posted on 08/10/2011 8:11:02 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Boy! The propaganda effort about all this seems quite extraordinary.

ML/NJ

22 posted on 08/10/2011 8:11:26 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: silverleaf
WTF is a “kinetic strike”- is that a kinder and gentler way of saying ATTACK?

Yeah that made me think I was back in physics class. This is the military under Obama. We lose 30 of the best of the best and kill 2 dirt bags in dirty pajamas? I doubt they'd have a life expectancy longer than three months anyways.

Every time I see one of Obama's generals talk I want to break the TV. I see all the new weapons on the military channel that we refuse to use because we have to fight a "PC" war.

Utter garbage.

23 posted on 08/10/2011 8:12:56 AM PDT by Dengar01 ("Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" - Dr. Michael Savage)
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To: SeekAndFind

Sorry. I just don’t believe this story for one minute. Lies. They bombed some low-level guys on Obama’s orders. I really hate to say it. But this narcissist adores the affection he got after he offed Bin Laden, and it would hardly be beneath him to order such a strike.


24 posted on 08/10/2011 8:15:11 AM PDT by montag813
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To: skeeter

Very good question. They know the exact pig that did it? Makes no sense.


25 posted on 08/10/2011 8:15:24 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: skeeter

Our guys were tracking them.....

The strike killed Taliban leader Mullah Mohibullah and the insurgent who fired the shot associated with the Aug. 6 downing of the CH-47 helicopter, which resulted in the deaths of 38 Afghan and coalition service members,” the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said in a statement.

According to the statement, the two men were attempting to flee the country in order to avoid capture. The strike killed them along with “several” Taliban associates.


26 posted on 08/10/2011 8:16:44 AM PDT by caww
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To: Dengar01
Apparently the military is just another tool in Obama's re-election toolbox.

There is no bottom in my well of disgust for this man and his allies.

27 posted on 08/10/2011 8:17:22 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: ohioWfan
There are people worth saving in that 'dirt pile'.....

Then you go f****** 'save' them.

28 posted on 08/10/2011 8:17:22 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: skeeter

“The eyes in the sky never blink.”


29 posted on 08/10/2011 8:19:32 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SeekAndFind
WTF is a "kinetic strike"? Is that instead of a "static strike". So the bomb was actually moving when it hit them? That's good. /s

These PC idiots are trying to ruin our military.

30 posted on 08/10/2011 8:19:41 AM PDT by Reagan is King
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To: caww
Try to imagine exactly how this was accomplished.

Sorry, it cannot have happened.

31 posted on 08/10/2011 8:20:30 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: SeekAndFind
IMHO...tho I applaude the demise of these criminals, this is "too little, too late".

Let's kill them BEFORE they kill us.

Regardless of how many were killed, no number of these criminals killed can ever come even close to making up for just one US military soldier killed...in particular, not one of the "best of the best"...

IMHO...

32 posted on 08/10/2011 8:20:41 AM PDT by Logic n' Reason (The stain must be REMOVED (ERADICATED)....NOW!!)
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To: skeeter

I immediately wondered the same thing. ????


33 posted on 08/10/2011 8:20:56 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: ohioWfan

“who need to know of His love.”

Go for it. Let’s us know how that works for ya. They usually kill Christians.


34 posted on 08/10/2011 8:21:53 AM PDT by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The death of so many of our SEALS was a crushig blow. Depressing...this doesn’t make it all better but knowing the people responsible are burning in Hell helps.


35 posted on 08/10/2011 8:22:29 AM PDT by Soul Seeker ( I was there when we had the numbers, but didn’t have the principles.---Jim DeMint)
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To: silverleaf

A kinetic strike is one where there is no chance of the enemy striking back but costs a lot more money; whereas, a “setting duck” strike is one where Obama tries to cut the cost of military and jams highly trained forces into a flying buss to save a few dollars.


36 posted on 08/10/2011 8:22:57 AM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: SeekAndFind; All

I have mixed feelings. I cannot get happy about “revenge” when I think they (the Taliban) should have been nailed in the original event. Also, what is the real story here? Was this just a “lucky” shot with an RPG that took out the helo or was it an elaborate set up ambush? If it was a set up, did we get sold out, and by whom?

I am glad they can claim to have nailed the Taliban responsible for this loss of our military & allies....it is some small degree of comfort. However, in a larger sense the ENTIRE Taliban is responsible and they all need to cease to breath. That would make me feel better.

Sorry, but I need to babble further. If F-16s nailed them finally, then why didn’t the “Rangers” engaged in a heavy firefight not call in these initially for support? Why was a team of warriors sent in to reinforce (according to news) instead of using close air support? An RPG cannot take out a fast mover like a F-16. Also, altitude has no effect on the F-16 like it does helos.


37 posted on 08/10/2011 8:23:01 AM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: skeeter

WHy not? I would think the Special forces were given the ok to go after these creeps and they know fully well how to obtain intelligence etc. to get the job done.

If the taliban were seen leaving the area and or before or both...which apparently they were...then tracking them would not be an issue for special forces.....even if they were not seen...money talks in Afghanistan.


38 posted on 08/10/2011 8:23:41 AM PDT by caww
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To: SeekAndFind; SkyDancer; annieokie; silverleaf; skeeter; rintense; ilovesarah2012; ottbmare; ...

Believe it or don’t, last night on the porch I swatted (kinetic action) and killed the exact mosquito what bit me last Sunday.

“Peter Skeeter.” And injured his leader “Mosquito Bandito.”

Well. I had very good intel on them. /s


39 posted on 08/10/2011 8:23:54 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: skeeter
It's bullshit from Obama and his PMSNBC. Obama has to get the blame off of him and Biden.
40 posted on 08/10/2011 8:23:57 AM PDT by angcat (DEAR GOD PLEASE SAVE US!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Whack-a-mole.


41 posted on 08/10/2011 8:24:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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I’m with you. I am curious about the question the MSM refuses to ask..... did the ROE prevent massive airstrikes to relieve the unit in trouble they were enroute to help?

That is the question that needs to be asked. Have our ROE neutered our use of air power?


42 posted on 08/10/2011 8:27:03 AM PDT by volunbeer (Keep the dope, we'll make the change in 2012!)
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To: silverleaf
WTF is a “kinetic strike”- is that a kinder and gentler way of saying ATTACK?

This is just another new word from the Obama Military Dictionary....kinetic strike, kinetic military action.

This administration LOVES treating the citizens of this country like the little spoiled children they think we all are.
43 posted on 08/10/2011 8:28:18 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Shaking My Head on a daily basis)
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To: caww
This wasn't a bank robbery. The shootdown was in a remote valley which presumably had many hostiles present. How did we pinpoint those directly responsible in the immediate aftermath of the crash? Those guys were probably moving before the missile hit. How did we track them for TWO days?

We may have struck an area where we thought those responsible were, but there's just NO way we could know well enough to justify these statements coming out of the Pentagon.

44 posted on 08/10/2011 8:28:32 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Pearls Before Swine
I guess kinetic is now a stylish media word for military attacks

Lots of 'styling' going on: progressive instead of liberal, revenue instead of taxes .....

45 posted on 08/10/2011 8:29:03 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Obama 2012: Debt Man Walking.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

“Kinetic” is up there with studying for a “Kinesiology” (sp?) major in college...! :-)


46 posted on 08/10/2011 8:29:15 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: ohioWfan
There are people worth saving in that 'dirt pile'.....people whom God created and loves, who need to know of His love.

You can be assured if they are appointed for that He will arrange it. But Haven't you ever wondered why for centuries God has kept these people isolated and fighting among themselves? Read your bible about those whom God sent to destroy such a people for their heathenistic destructivfe and vile beliefs. Be sure to know which side people are on...the line does get drawn.

47 posted on 08/10/2011 8:30:00 AM PDT by caww
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To: SeekAndFind

“Kinetic attack”

Yes, I understand what they mean by it.

But it is just another example of people using “big words” to make it sound more high tech, and modern. I know these guys are smart, but I really am beginning to dislike this “consultant jargon.”

What would be the problem of saying, “We bombed the $hit out of them. Blew them to pieces.”


48 posted on 08/10/2011 8:30:22 AM PDT by Vermont Lt ("Will No One Rid US of This Meddlesome Priest?")
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To: SeekAndFind
Looks like plenty of intel after the fact. Why don't I trust this story? /rhetorical
49 posted on 08/10/2011 8:30:44 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Murray / Baucus / Kerry? I've had better picks come out of my nose.)
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To: silverleaf

Kinetic means “moving” or constantly moving. I think when a military man uses that word it means “we bombed the _____ out of them.”


50 posted on 08/10/2011 8:31:06 AM PDT by WVNan
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