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Revealed: How Obama was playing golf until 20 minutes before Navy SEALs began mission
Daily Mail ^ | 11/6/11 | Daniel Bates

Posted on 11/06/2011 6:40:07 PM PST by Nachum

In the official photograph, he looked every inch the commander in chief. Strain etched on his face, Barack Obama watched as the raid to kill Osama bin Laden played out on a television in front of him. According to a new book, however, the President was not nearly that engaged – and was actually playing golf until 20 minutes before the operation began in earnest.Only then did he down his clubs and return to the White House to watch what he later trumpeted as a great success of his presidency. A new book claims the official account was

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 90seconds; afghanistan; bin; binladen; kenyanbornmuzzie; laden; navyseals; obama; osama; osamabinladen; osamabinladendead; pakistan; seals; waronterror
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Full title: Revealed: How Obama was playing golf until 20 minutes before Navy SEALs began mission to take out Bin Laden
1 posted on 11/06/2011 6:40:10 PM PST by Nachum
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2 posted on 11/06/2011 6:41:17 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Somehow I am not at all surprised by this.


4 posted on 11/06/2011 6:45:07 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: gaijin

The only thing missing from your montage of photos is the pic of Obama hanging curtains.


5 posted on 11/06/2011 6:47:16 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Nachum

Daily Mail is late to the party. Us Freepers knew that the very day.


6 posted on 11/06/2011 6:50:12 PM PST by Spunky (Sarah Palin on Polls "Poles are for Strippers and Cross Country Skiers")
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To: Nachum

The article does not say how long Seal Team 6 waited on the tarmac in Afghanistan waiting for the fearless leader to finish his beauty sleep and golf game while deciding to give the green light.

Perhaps when he finally did, he thought his friends in Pakistan already cleared out the compound...


7 posted on 11/06/2011 6:50:45 PM PST by Dogbert41 (Israel is real:))
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To: Inyo-Mono

GMTA!


8 posted on 11/06/2011 6:53:35 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: gaijin

you left out the girl’s bike photo which is certainly special


9 posted on 11/06/2011 6:53:52 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Nachum
"In the official photograph, he looked every inch the commander in chief"

LOL! He looks like he is cowering down into his jacket.


10 posted on 11/06/2011 6:56:56 PM PST by Spunky (Sarah Palin on Polls "Poles are for Strippers and Cross Country Skiers")
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To: Spunky

To me he looks like he just realized he crapped his mudslime underpants.


11 posted on 11/06/2011 6:58:32 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Inyo-Mono

And him riding the girlie bike in his Mom jeans.


12 posted on 11/06/2011 7:01:05 PM PST by Mountain Mary (I'll take a Godfather's pizza with the works!)
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To: Spunky

To me he looks like he doesn’t want to be there. Like he’s lost in thought on other pressing matters: “Maybe I should have used a 7 iron on that last hole...”


13 posted on 11/06/2011 7:01:11 PM PST by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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14 posted on 11/06/2011 7:03:59 PM PST by STARWISE ( The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Nachum
In the official photograph, he looked every inch the commander in chief.

What a ridiculous opening to the article. No he didn't. He looked precisely like he'd been golfing just minutes before and hurriedly threw on a sport coat to hide his polo shirt for a stupid photo op.
15 posted on 11/06/2011 7:04:23 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: 43north; Spunky

Yep. He looks scared sh*tless.


16 posted on 11/06/2011 7:05:34 PM PST by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: Mountain Mary
I found them and have added them to my post for next time:


17 posted on 11/06/2011 7:05:40 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Inyo-Mono; gaijin
"The only thing missing from your montage of photos is the pic of Obama hanging curtains."


18 posted on 11/06/2011 7:06:50 PM PST by Spunky (Sarah Palin on Polls "Poles are for Strippers and Cross Country Skiers")
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To: Nachum
In charge? Looks like a little boy told to sit in the corner and watch - notice he couldn't get out of the room if he tried.

the real story?

"Obama Overridden by Military and Intel Officials in Takeout of OBL?"

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2011/05/skulking-towards-bin-laden-obama-overridden-by-military-and-intel-officials-in-takeout-of-obl.html

Live link next post.

19 posted on 11/06/2011 7:07:27 PM PST by maine-iac7 (ALWAYS WATCH THE OTHER HAND)
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To: Nachum

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2011/05/skulking-towards-bin-laden-obama-overridden-by-military-and-intel-officials-in-takeout-of-obl.html


20 posted on 11/06/2011 7:07:48 PM PST by maine-iac7 (ALWAYS WATCH THE OTHER HAND)
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To: STARWISE

He’s intimidated by the military peeps. Look at his body language. Arms crossed.


21 posted on 11/06/2011 7:19:20 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: Nachum

This jives with him also being very uninvolved with Iraq


22 posted on 11/06/2011 7:25:39 PM PST by opentalk
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To: maine-iac7

Interesting read. Didnt we miss hitting the one-eyed terrorist because some JAG atty didnt like the legal tie-ins because we weren’t 100% sure?


23 posted on 11/06/2011 7:25:51 PM PST by Soothesayer9
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To: gaijin

He’s as queer as a three dollar bill. What a first. A mulatto, muslim homo as prez.


24 posted on 11/06/2011 7:27:12 PM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Nachum

I read the article. The account of the raid seems credible to me. What I don’t understand is how the author, a veteran Seal guy, knows what was happening at the White House.


25 posted on 11/06/2011 7:28:51 PM PST by Lucas McCain
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To: SpaceBar

IMHO, the photo looks Photoshopped.


26 posted on 11/06/2011 7:29:51 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Spunky
Daily Mail is late to the party. Us Freepers knew that the very day.

Yup.

There's a hell of a lot to criticize Obama over. Sticking to his golf game that day isn't one of them.

Considering that the press keeps tabs on White House (and Pentagon) pizza delivery trends to see if something big is up, it's safe to assume that foreign intelligence services (like Pakistan's) do as well. Same principle applies to the Presidential schedule. The President suddenly cancelling a golf outing - something he rarely does I imagine (snicker) - would be a clear tip off. And this was a mission where failure was not an option.
27 posted on 11/06/2011 7:33:49 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: Spunky

Actually, the look on his face is one of irritation, where he’s thinking “they interrupted my golf game for this?!?”


28 posted on 11/06/2011 7:36:54 PM PST by adorno (<)
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To: Cvengr

Still cant get over how all of the seals were taken out after the mission.


29 posted on 11/06/2011 7:39:18 PM PST by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: Scotsman will be Free

“What a first. A mulatto, muslim homo as prez.”

What a first. A mulatto, muslim, homo, communist as prez.

Fixed it.......


30 posted on 11/06/2011 7:42:41 PM PST by Forty-Niner (The barely bare, berry bear formerly known as..........Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: gaijin

Excellent sleuthing, gaijin. Now you have a pretty complete album of the Pretty Boy Pres.


31 posted on 11/06/2011 7:55:00 PM PST by Mountain Mary (I'll take a Godfather's pizza with the works!)
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To: Nachum

He probably played golf until he found out the chopper had been destroyed and whatever the real mission was had been abandoned and a cover had to be manufactured.

Any real pictures of Osama, yet? No? Where are the silly Rosie O’Donnells and other leftist conspiracy freaks on this? It has a lot more real questions surrounding it than “steel doesn’t melt” and “an airplane didn’t crash” into the Pentagon crowd has for their silly conspiracies. just sayin..


32 posted on 11/06/2011 8:03:50 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Fight for Liberty)
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To: LucyT

ping


33 posted on 11/06/2011 8:07:40 PM PST by Fractal Trader
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He never gave the OK! The decision was made without him - actually despite him, by Hillary and Panetta, who ordered the SEAL command to disregard any order to stop the mission by Obama! He and Valerie Jarret had been preventing the mission for close to four months after intel indicated there were Obama members at that location!

The SEALS began to practise the mission in Afghanistan at a mock up of the target right away and apparently were afraid that Obama’s loong delay would allow any targets escape. Or a leak in Afghanistan ruin the mission.

Hillary and Panetta took charge and authorized the mission as soon as the SEALS indicated they were ready.

Obama was dragged inside in his golf outfit to hide all this by having him present - sitting in a corner, not in a command position.

If an interviewed Pakistani neighbor witness (video) is to be believed, they never got a long dead Osama but did get his son. Photos of son’s dead body available but NONE of Osama. Would have been leaked if it existed.

Son’s and father’s DNA would be the same.


34 posted on 11/06/2011 8:10:06 PM PST by FARS
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There's a hell of a lot to criticize Obama over. Sticking to his golf game that day isn't one of them.

I agree. If he had been golfing during the mission, or delaying it until he was done, that would be inexcusable. But if he decided to tell his commanders "Make it so" and then get the hell out of the way, then to me that's just fine.

35 posted on 11/06/2011 8:20:56 PM PST by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: maine-iac7

He looks ashen. Oh no, they are killing my buddy.


36 posted on 11/06/2011 8:23:03 PM PST by taterjay
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37 posted on 11/06/2011 8:25:59 PM PST by LucyT
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To: gaijin

The 0 hanging curtains, the photo with the umbrella caught in the gate, the puffball pitch and the faggy helmet on the almost mountain bike are lacking here. I can relate to your moniker. I was born to gaijin in Tokyo in ‘57. I improvised. I adapted. I overcame. Cudo’s to Gunny Tom Highway for that.


38 posted on 11/06/2011 8:48:47 PM PST by printhead (Standard & Poor - Poor is the new standard.)
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To: Nachum
he looked every inch the commander in chief

Where in the hell do they come up with this? He looked like a guy that was pulled abruptly off of the golf course! He didn't even change his golfing shirt!

39 posted on 11/06/2011 8:53:57 PM PST by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: FortWorthPatriot

To me he looks like it is personal. He is watching someone be killed because of what they have to do with him.


40 posted on 11/06/2011 9:04:22 PM PST by Bellflower (Judas Iscariot, first democrat, robber, held the money bag, claimed to care for poor: John 12:4-6)
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To: Spunky

Yes , this is not new news , but still good to see .


41 posted on 11/06/2011 9:27:53 PM PST by katykelly
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To: Nachum

He didn’t look like a commander in chief. He looked like an evil fiend haunted by ghosts.


42 posted on 11/06/2011 9:33:16 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: gaijin

What a flaming POS.


43 posted on 11/06/2011 9:36:49 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: Nachum
Pfarrer said: 'I’ve been a SEAL for 30 years and I never heard the words ''kill mission''.

The soldiers were also said to be disappointed that Obama announced Bin Laden's death on TV a few hours later, making their intelligence-gathering futile.

0bungles the Kenyan Klown is the biggest mistake America has ever made.

44 posted on 11/06/2011 10:06:40 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: gaijin

The third picture is just to easy to comment on.


45 posted on 11/06/2011 11:17:31 PM PST by Seanm (PANDER: Obama now opposes repealing healthcare program he suspended last week... DIRTY: Says Republ)
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To: TigersEye
The soldiers were also said to be disappointed that Obama announced Bin Laden's death on TV a few hours later, making their intelligence-gathering futile.

All the papers and computers were worth a pile of **** because of Obama's narcissistic ego, all that work for what? What a slap in the face not only to ST-6 but all the support and Intel Wonks that could have put a bow on so many AQ operatives.

46 posted on 11/06/2011 11:54:12 PM PST by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Nachum

They say golf but I tend to believe he was playing Nintendo or XBox.


47 posted on 11/07/2011 12:06:19 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: Nachum

It is interesting that there are a number of differences between this account and others that are out there. For example, I just watched the recent National Geographic special on this topic tonight, and there are numerous significant differences, including the order of events (helicopter crash occurs on ingress in one account, egress in the other).

So I am not sure I believe everything in this story. Nonetheless, one thing that I do find very credible is the comment about the Seal team being disheartened when Odumbo announced the raid, thereby ruining the value of the intel that they gathered. I had this exact thought when he went on TV to announce it, and again when I heard about the 10 hard drives, 120 USB keys, and handwritten journal that they recovered.

If ever there was evidence that Odipwad gives not a rat’s behind for our country or its people, it was that he announced this whole thing instead of waiting a few weeks for us to act on that intel.


48 posted on 11/07/2011 12:58:19 AM PST by Scutter
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Thanks Nachum.
49 posted on 11/07/2011 2:13:27 AM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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50 posted on 11/07/2011 2:22:37 AM PST by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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