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Bin Laden was ALREADY DEAD when Navy SEALs burst into his bedroom Shocking claim by retired soldier
The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 8/29/12 | Staff

Posted on 08/28/2012 10:54:31 PM PDT by ruralvoter

A blow-by-blow account of the Navy SEAL raid that took down Osama bin Laden has revealed that the al-Qaeda chief was unarmed and already dead when soldiers burst into his room in his Pakistan compound.

The book, No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden, was written anonymously under the name Mark Owen, who was one of the SEAL Team Six members who saw the terror leader die in May 2011.

A copy of the book, obtained by The Huffington Post, says that the mission was quite unlike the popular version of what went on at the house in Abbottabad.

Owen wrote that a member of the elite squad saw the terror leader as he ducked into his bedroom, and the soldiers, who were climbing stairs to the third floor, followed.

He said: 'We were less than five steps from getting to the top when I heard suppressed shots. BOP. BOP. I couldn't tell from my position if the rounds hit the target or not. The man disappeared into the dark room.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: binladen; navyseal; war
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1 posted on 08/28/2012 10:54:40 PM PDT by ruralvoter
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To: ruralvoter

Buh... buh I thought that Obama killed Osama ?


2 posted on 08/28/2012 10:59:14 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: ruralvoter

Uh huh..

There is a blue moon in a couple of days.

I predict there will be a doubling of Bin Laden is dead/alive, Elvis sightings, conspiracy theories, gold going to $10,000 an ounce and Romney is a conservative stories on FR until then...


3 posted on 08/28/2012 11:00:37 PM PDT by montanajoe (Blame Flame Shame or Beg I won't vote for R/R)
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To: ruralvoter

MAny things about this story thats funny... like throwing the body over the side of ship at sea....

I think they found a body double... and not the real guy at all.. used for recruiting purposes.. And that Binny croaked at Tora Bora many years ago..

What a movie that would make.. Except the Producers of Movie might end up at Fort Marcy Park..


4 posted on 08/28/2012 11:04:45 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

I think Obama cut him a deal; pretend you’re dead and we’ll stop trying to kill you.


5 posted on 08/28/2012 11:07:03 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: South40

I had not thought of THAT angle, could be.... I do not think Obama killed Osama, other wise Obama WOULD SHOW THE PHOTO!


6 posted on 08/28/2012 11:14:32 PM PDT by buffyt (Ted Cruz, Allen West, Rand Paul, Tim Scott, Herman Cain -- for President -- 2016)
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To: South40

I wish the Democrats would all pretend they are dead and just go away! as SC congressman TIM SCOTT ended his speech tonight at RNC - to Obama
Hit the road jack and don’t come back no more no more no more no more!


7 posted on 08/28/2012 11:15:48 PM PDT by buffyt (Ted Cruz, Allen West, Rand Paul, Tim Scott, Herman Cain -- for President -- 2016)
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To: ruralvoter; All

What a dumb title. He was not ALREADY dead, as the description of how he was killed makes clear.


8 posted on 08/28/2012 11:17:47 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: ruralvoter
[In addition to Spielberg. . .Dreamworks and HBO’s Richard Plepler have met with the author. . .This would be the third movie to tell the story of the raid that killed the mastermind of the September 11 terrorist attacks. . .’Zero Dark Thirty,’ directed by Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow will open December 19. . .The Weinstein Company has suggested it could release its own film about the May 2011 commando raid in Pakistan, ‘Code Name Geronimo’ before the election.]

Very few people know the complete picture of this event yet Hollywood is stampeding to crank out movies that will be essentially disinformation.

9 posted on 08/28/2012 11:22:30 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: ruralvoter

SEALs are not soldiers, they’re sailors.


10 posted on 08/28/2012 11:28:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: South40

lol.........


11 posted on 08/29/2012 12:00:52 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: ruralvoter

12 posted on 08/29/2012 12:14:27 AM PDT by Mormon Cricket
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To: buffyt

Obama died years ago.

Every insider knows.


13 posted on 08/29/2012 12:15:13 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: ruralvoter

Why would a soldier be in a position to know? The only soldier in the story is (maybe) Col. Gregory, the Pentagon spokesman quoted.


14 posted on 08/29/2012 12:20:29 AM PDT by ReignOfError
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To: South40
"I think Obama cut him a deal; pretend you’re dead and we’ll stop trying to kill you."

He probably told bin Laden that he'd have more flexibility after the election.

15 posted on 08/29/2012 12:23:52 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have always been curious...can they be marines? Or is that some sort of Recon Marine? Just wondering?


16 posted on 08/29/2012 12:55:55 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (I am NOT from Vermont. I am from MA. And I don't support Romney. Please read before "assuming.")
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To: hosepipe

“MAny things about this story thats funny... like throwing the body over the side of ship at sea....”
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That has always stuck with me as a red flag...It has no reasoning behind it.
One possibility is that Obozo got a memo that Osama had died
or had been murdered, and decided to capitalize on it.
I think they overdid it.


17 posted on 08/29/2012 1:05:05 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: ruralvoter

Already dead? Dude! ... wait, what?


18 posted on 08/29/2012 1:06:34 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan
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To: South40

>> I think Obama cut him a deal; pretend you’re dead and we’ll stop trying to kill you.

Don’t be silly. /s


19 posted on 08/29/2012 1:07:58 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Vermont Lt
I have always been curious...can they be marines? Or is that some sort of Recon Marine? Just wondering?

Marines are a separate branch of service. SEALs belong to the Navy.

20 posted on 08/29/2012 2:02:51 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: ruralvoter

Another article said that Osama peeked out his bedroom door when he heard a commotion and was shot in the head when he did. He then retreated into his room and was laying on the floor when the SEALs entered the room. He wasn’t dead & was then shot a few more times


21 posted on 08/29/2012 2:51:33 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
"Buh... buh I thought that Obama killed Osama ?"

He sneaked in just before the seals arrived. He got back in his SR1, the same one George HW Bush took to Iran to get them to keep the hostages back in the Kartah days.

22 posted on 08/29/2012 3:15:04 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Very few people know the complete picture of this event yet Hollywood is stampeding to crank out movies that will be essentially disinformation.

Cue Oliver Stone.

23 posted on 08/29/2012 3:53:30 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: ruralvoter

I wonder how a soldier would have been in a position to know what it was that Navy SEALs saw when they burst into the room. Maybe the Army’s telepathy experiments were more successful than previously thought?


24 posted on 08/29/2012 4:06:06 AM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: ruralvoter

It was all a puppet show.


25 posted on 08/29/2012 4:08:44 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; ruralvoter
"No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama bin Laden."

Will the book list all of The Kenyan Commando's heroics?

Exciting accounts of how Obama:

* piloted the lead helicopter flying VFR in total darkness;

* put the bird on whisper-mode autohover;

* Australian-rapelled into the courtyard with a crew-served weapon in each hand;

* stopped a three-round burst with his sculpted abs;

* kicked down every door with a head butt;

* took out Bin Laden single-handedly with a double-tap of .50 cal hollow-point tracer rounds; AND

* recorded the whole event with a camcorder strapped to his schlong!

26 posted on 08/29/2012 4:12:50 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: ruralvoter
The authors main point here is

"Im one of the two who killed Bin Laden".

27 posted on 08/29/2012 4:17:17 AM PDT by DainBramage
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To: nuconvert
peeked out his bedroom door when he heard a commotion

Would that have been the tiptoeing of military boots downstairs or the roar of an incoming helicopter?

I've never believed this story for a second.

If you're going to violate Pakistani air space by sending in a helicopter filled with seals just to shoot Bin Laden in a walled compound, why risk the lives of the men when all they had to do was bomb the house to smithereens then fly home?

Then they take Bin Laden to an aircraft carrier, take some photos of the alleged dead body then put it in a bag and throw it overboard.......

I might have been born yesterday but I wasn't born the day before.

28 posted on 08/29/2012 4:33:04 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: Hot Tabasco

“why risk the lives of the men when all they had to do was bomb the house to smithereens then fly home?”

Let’s remember who the president is....Obama only cares about being re-elected


29 posted on 08/29/2012 4:47:39 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert; Hot Tabasco

-——“why risk the lives of the men when all they had to do was bomb the house to smithereens then fly home?”-——

There was more there than Usama. There was a trove of intelligence that led to the eradication of lower level operatives.


30 posted on 08/29/2012 4:50:53 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: bert
There was more there than Usama.

So we've been told.....

31 posted on 08/29/2012 4:57:35 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: bert
There was more there than Usama. There was a trove of intelligence that led to the eradication of lower level operatives.

That might (and should/would have) been the case if our gloryhound, POS, Pretender in Least, had not gone public about the raid within hours after it went down, simply to score some political points

Like the bad guys did not realize that they should head for cover when they got the news that their leader had been taken out or their planned ops had not been compromised?

32 posted on 08/29/2012 5:07:53 AM PDT by neveralib
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To: ruralvoter
Wut? No I'm not.


33 posted on 08/29/2012 5:18:57 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: Hot Tabasco

“....If you’re going to violate Pakistani air space by sending in a helicopter filled with seals just to shoot Bin Laden in a walled compound, why risk the lives of the men when all they had to do was bomb the house to smithereens then fly home?....”
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My understanding was that killing him by bombing the compound was an option that was ruled out early—for a number of reasons. The main reason it was ruled out was because it would have most likely precluded a positive ID of Bin Laden and would have allowed Al Qaeda to falsely claim that he was still alive.


34 posted on 08/29/2012 5:25:55 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Vermont Lt

The Marines are a special branch in and of their own, but Marine Recon is like a cream of the crop. Marine Recons are bragged as being better than SEALS, allegedly. But this is all mumbo jumbo, because each organization brings their own assets in some form, be it the AirForce with Delta FOrce, I think, or Army Special Forces (the best of them all according to some).

HOwever, I have seen SEALs in action and they are much more efficient than say, Rangers, who are the lower echelon in terms of high production spec ops type troops. SEALS just bring in with them the overall Navy technology and self sufficiency know how that no other branch can bring in to such compact packages as in boats. It’s what makes them truly unique, imo.

That being said, Brazilian soldiers and French Foreign Legionaires who get lost in jungles and survive on their own will call the techy SEALS out for being such pu$$ies with all their helicopter support and what not.

There is no clear cut answer to all of that, all of them are brave men with limits who are overhyped like stars, and that is really sad.

What we do know is that Obama, Michelle and all these looney politicians are closet homosexual who have a hard on for them secretely. That is why, as a communist minority, they support the 1% of rich of the 1% rich with all kinds of gay rights in such disproportion. No cause is supported in COngress that does not affect these pu$$ies of uncontrollable wants directly.


35 posted on 08/29/2012 5:30:50 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: exDemMom

“I wonder how a soldier would have been in a position to know what it was that Navy SEALs saw when they burst into the room...”
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The author is a retired Navy Seal—not an Army soldier.


36 posted on 08/29/2012 5:32:31 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: ruralvoter

how did he get the hole in the head?


37 posted on 08/29/2012 5:35:14 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Riley

The requirements for becoming a SEAL are here: http://www.sealswcc.com/
The very first requirement is be be a member of the NAVY.


38 posted on 08/29/2012 5:43:19 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (The First Amendment is a large caliber weapon. USE IT !!!)
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To: Hot Tabasco
why risk the lives of the men when all they had to do was bomb the house city of Abbottabad to smithereens, then fly home?
39 posted on 08/29/2012 5:44:10 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: RummyChick

“how did he get the hole in the head?”

All liberals drill holes in their heads so they can correctly claim that they’re open-minded.


40 posted on 08/29/2012 5:51:19 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: buffyt; South40

Yeah. . .and all those SEALS on the mission were in on the fraud.


41 posted on 08/29/2012 6:07:18 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: bert; nuconvert; Hot Tabasco

And by dropping a JDAM on the compound you get no confirmation you actually hit the guy. . .and then there is the issue killing all the other people in the compound.


42 posted on 08/29/2012 6:10:47 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: ruralvoter

They found him hanging by the neck in a closet wearing a leather bondage outfit.


43 posted on 08/29/2012 6:26:21 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

There are those that contend that Khalid Sheikh Muhammed was the actual “mastermind” of 9/11. You know: THAT KSM that Obama and his accomplice Holder want to ship out of Gitmo and bring his smelly azz to NYC where they could get some sleazy shyster to get him off on technicality. THAT KSM.


44 posted on 08/29/2012 6:48:48 AM PDT by Ax
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To: Brad from Tennessee
yet Hollywood is stampeding to crank out movies that will be essentially disinformation.

I have often doubted the historical accuracy of Hollywood war films myself.

Say, Hogan's Heroes...

(Point is, H'wood is in the entertainment business, not the documentary business - even if the underlying material is not pure fiction.)

45 posted on 08/29/2012 7:12:17 AM PDT by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: ruralvoter

Of course. Obama got there just before the Seals.


46 posted on 08/29/2012 7:28:35 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: ruralvoter

I kinda miss Binny’s audio messages with that 20 year-old “still” photo of him cursing “death to the infidels”


47 posted on 08/29/2012 7:53:06 AM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: ruralvoter

“Weekend at Bin’s”


48 posted on 08/29/2012 7:57:24 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ruralvoter

Where’s the Death Certificate?


49 posted on 08/29/2012 8:02:24 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: montanajoe

I don’t trust anything coming from this administration.


50 posted on 08/29/2012 8:03:25 AM PDT by dfwgator
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