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Call Off the ‘SEALs-ploitation’
NY Post ^ | August 10, 2011 | KURT SCHLICHTER

Posted on 08/11/2011 3:55:17 AM PDT by lowbridge

President Obama came into office unfamiliar with the culture of the military he found himself commanding -- but over time it’s become clear that his appreciation for the troops has grown as they have performed every task he has asked of them. This week, he went to Dover Air Force Base to personally greet the honored dead from SEAL Team 6 and other units killed in last weekend’s helicopter tragedy.

Yet his campaign operatives are another story: They’re set on using the SEALs and other warriors who hunted down bin Laden in a clumsy attempt to gin up support in the closing weeks before next year’s election.

As Maureen Dowd disclosed Saturday, the president’s “aides have made sure there are proxies to exuberantly brag” about SEAL Team 6’s already legendary bin Laden raid. Now, “the White House is also counting on the Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal big-screen version of the killing of Bin Laden to counter Obama’s growing reputation as ineffectual.”

The movie is to open on Oct. 12, 2012 -- just weeks before the election. And the filmmakers’ politics are no secret: They made the faux-pro-troop flick “The Hurt Locker; Bigelow is a Democratic donor -- and Boal, even more tellingly, wrote for Rolling Stone.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: navyseals; prostituteinchief; seals

1 posted on 08/11/2011 3:55:21 AM PDT by lowbridge
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2 posted on 08/11/2011 4:08:11 AM PDT by devolve (. . . . . . . I said I want big military spending cuts! ....Now where are my fries? . . . . .)
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To: lowbridge
....Dumbo is playing politics with dead troops. His statement about having them pay for their injuries themselves through insurance since they "volunteered" tells you all you want to know about this POS!
3 posted on 08/11/2011 4:10:31 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

Amen.


4 posted on 08/11/2011 4:13:24 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: lowbridge

5 posted on 08/11/2011 4:17:06 AM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (minds change)
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To: Doogle
I suspect the unfortunate events with the downing of the helicopter and the loss of all those SEALs last week effectively put an end to any ideas anyone in the White House had about a propaganda film like this.

I mean, it would be the equivalent of having the Japanase government produce a move about the attack on Pearl Harbor . . . and then roll it out for its first public viewings a week after the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

6 posted on 08/11/2011 4:18:15 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Alberta's Child

it’s not about what’s right, it’s about getting Obama elected.


7 posted on 08/11/2011 4:23:03 AM PDT by newnhdad
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To: newnhdad
I know. My point is that the movie will have so little impact because even marginally intelligent viewers will ask themselves a very simple question:

"If capturing/killing Osama bin Laden in April 2011 was such a big deal, then why has the U.S. lost X military personnel in Afghanistan since then, in a war that has been going on for more than eleven years now?"

8 posted on 08/11/2011 4:31:23 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Venturer
I remember seeing that interview....NOW IT'S BEEN SCRUBBED...DOES ANYONE HAVE A SITE THAT STILL HAS IT?
9 posted on 08/11/2011 4:32:14 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: lowbridge
obama HATES the Military... he HATES white people... he HATES the SOUTH... he HATES the Constitution... he HATES Christians...

he LOVES marxism... he LOVES black liberation theology... he LOVES louis farakhan... he Loves islam... he IS a muslim... and nothing that he can ever say or do will change those facts or change the fact that he is THE WORST PRESIDENT THAT THIS REPUBLIC HAS EVER ENDURED... and he may have killed our Republic... for once and for all.

We will SUFFER for decades... if we even survive his administration... his actions will be felt well past all of our lifetimes... and YOU KNOW IT IS TRUE!

FUBO!

LLS

10 posted on 08/11/2011 4:32:30 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: Doogle
" His statement about having them pay for their injuries themselves through insurance since they "volunteered" ...

I must have missed that. Did he actually say that?

11 posted on 08/11/2011 4:32:58 AM PDT by OldEagle
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To: lowbridge
The government can't show us the pictures of Osama because it would be inflammatory to the Muslim community but somehow a movie made about his death won't?
12 posted on 08/11/2011 4:39:58 AM PDT by lucky american (I'm tired.)
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To: newnhdad

Revolting.


13 posted on 08/11/2011 4:47:36 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: The flash mob who wonÂ’t leave.)
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To: OldEagle

On March16, 2009, members of the American Legion met with President Obama where he discussed “a proposal to force private insurance companies to pay for the treatment of military veterans who have suffered service-connected disabilities and injuries.”


14 posted on 08/11/2011 4:59:42 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle
Dumbo is playing politics with dead troops

It is dumb when playing politics gets troops dead.

15 posted on 08/11/2011 5:03:42 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: lucky american
The government can't show us the pictures of Osama because it would be inflammatory to the Muslim community but somehow a movie made about his death won't?

Maybe the end of movie has Oksana ascending from the deck of the ship into the clouds instead of being dumped into the ocean.

16 posted on 08/11/2011 5:06:00 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: newnhdad

Please repeat that. This is the guy who thought a fly-by of WTC was okay.


17 posted on 08/11/2011 5:09:54 AM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray. For all the latest, check out: http://directorblue.blogspot.com/)
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To: devolve
The first paragraph here.....second in the original article....makes me want to barf my breakfast.

Does anyone really believe this??????

18 posted on 08/11/2011 5:17:43 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: lowbridge
Way too kind,Obama views the military (as well as everything else) as a political tool in his Marxist conquest of America.
The armed forces know this and the majority loath him as their CinC (look for massive military disenfranchisement come election day).
They just hope he gives them a blatantly unconstitutional order...because they swore fidelity to the constitution FIRST and FOREMOST!!!
19 posted on 08/11/2011 5:20:45 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("11/4/2008: The day America elected a pyromaniac in the middle of a fire storm.")
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To: kristinn; holdonnow

What is it these bastards don’t understand?

http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20517103,00.html

If you know about it, we have failed our mission.


20 posted on 08/11/2011 5:26:38 AM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray. For all the latest, check out: http://directorblue.blogspot.com/)
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To: Doogle

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/17/AR2009031702537.html

Veterans Groups, Lawmakers Condemn Obama Idea to Bill Private Insurers for Service-Related Care

By Ann Scott Tyson
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, March 18, 2009

An Obama administration proposal to bill veterans’ private insurance companies for treatment of combat-related injuries has prompted veterans groups to condemn the idea as unethical and powerful lawmakers on Capitol Hill to promise their opposition.

Nevertheless, the White House confirmed yesterday that the idea remains under consideration, and Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and leaders of veterans groups are scheduled to meet tomorrow to discuss it further.

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21 posted on 08/11/2011 5:26:51 AM PDT by maggief
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To: lowbridge
THIS BEARS REPEATING, OVER AND OVER......

...and rather than he or his handlers/puppet masters basking in the glow of the SEAL Team's success for taking down Bin Laden (and the facts remain murky considering whispers he had to be dragged kicking and screaming to authorize that take down and even more, that he was kept completely out of the loop,) he MUST be held accountable for the NEEDLESS casualties caused by his inane and insane ROE's which more than likely, were instrumental in the shoot down and deaths of our Brave Warriors

DO WE NEED ANY MORE "EVIDENCE" AS TO WHY AN AIR STRIKE WAS NOT CALLED INTIALLY, IT IS THIS ADMISSION OF PC, INANE AND INSANE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT:

Thanks, to our bottom-feeding, scumbag, Dear Leader and all our Wuss, Chicken Hawk A-Holes in the Pentagon who are allowing our brave Military Warriors to be sacrificed at the altar of "Nation Building" and "Hearts and Minds."

"General John Allen, US forces commander in Afghanistan, said those responsible for firing at the Chinook helicopter on Saturday had been targeted on Monday by an F-16.

After an exhaustive manhunt, Special Operations forces located Mullah Mohibullah and the shooter.

"The NATO statement said security force located and followed the insurgents to a wooded area in Chak district.

After ensuring no civilians were in the area, the force called for the airstrike which resulted in the deaths of the Mullah Mohibullah, the shooter, and several of their Taliban associates.

The security force assesses no civilians were harmed during the strike."

Well ain't that just peachy: All our SEALS and Support personnel "Murdered" but "no civilians 'HARMED'."

Time to bring em' home NOW!

No more needless casualties for a useless and lost cause (absent ANY intent to even consider "Winning" and forcing our Military to fight with one hand tied behind their backs) much the same as we Nam Vets experienced way back when!

22 posted on 08/11/2011 5:46:57 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: lowbridge
I wonder if Organizing for America will sue to gain the rights of the Obama SEAL Action figures to cross sell with the movie release?


23 posted on 08/11/2011 5:55:24 AM PDT by listenhillary (Look your representatives in the eye and ask if they intend to pay off the debt. They will look away)
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To: listenhillary

Now available: The Barack Obama/Navy SEAL action figure

http://hotair.com/archives/2011/05/12/now-available-the-barack-obamanavy-seal-action-figure/


24 posted on 08/11/2011 5:58:20 AM PDT by listenhillary (Look your representatives in the eye and ask if they intend to pay off the debt. They will look away)
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To: lucky american

To be made with the full cooperation and assistance of Sony Pictures, which is a foreign owned corporation. But no campaign contribution controversy here. Just move along.


25 posted on 08/11/2011 5:59:04 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: lowbridge
Disturbingly, Dowd reports that Bigelow and Boal “are getting top-level access” to information on the classified mission.

And all for his re-election and the safety of our troops, their mission and the safety of the nation be damned?

When does the impeachment proceedings start?

26 posted on 08/11/2011 6:20:12 AM PDT by GBA
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To: lowbridge

Barf alert! Onada hates the American military (Marxist militaries are ok) and he will always hate it.

However, political expedience demands he, as the Usurping C-in-C, act like he cares. Anybody who knows anyone in the military knows what it thinks of him—including many blacks. This man’s dictated Rules of Engagement (ROE) in combat zones raises the risk level for our soldiers and only acts to prolong the war.

The Washington Compost is nothing more than a propaganda organ for The One.


27 posted on 08/11/2011 6:30:42 AM PDT by dools0007world (uestion)
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To: lowbridge

Barf alert! Onada hates the American military (Marxist militaries are ok) and he will always hate it.

However, political expedience demands he, as the Usurping C-in-C, act like he cares. Anybody who knows anyone in the military knows what it thinks of him—including many blacks. This man’s dictated Rules of Engagement (ROE) in combat zones raises the risk level for our soldiers and only acts to prolong the war.

The Washington Compost is nothing more than a propaganda organ for The One.


28 posted on 08/11/2011 6:34:35 AM PDT by dools0007world (uestion)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Well said.


29 posted on 08/11/2011 7:05:18 AM PDT by Kratos
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To: lowbridge
Is this picture of the situation room going to make the movie?


30 posted on 08/11/2011 9:08:57 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, please let it rain in Texas. Amen.)
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To: Kratos

Thank you FRiend.

LLS


31 posted on 08/11/2011 9:43:12 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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