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SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death
Yahoo News ^ | 08/29/12 | KIMBERLY DOZIER

Posted on 08/29/2012 7:03:34 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway

A firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous accounts by administration officials, raising questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him. Bin Laden apparently was hit in the head when he looked out of his bedroom door into the top-floor hallway of his compound as SEALs rushed up a narrow stairwell in his direction, according to former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette, writing under the pseudonym Mark Owen in "No Easy Day." The book is to be published next week by Penguin Group (USA)'s Dutton imprint.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obamaleaks; opsec
"Bissonnette writes disparagingly that none of the SEALs were fans of President Barack Obama and knew that his administration would take credit for ordering the May 2011 raid. One of the SEALs said after the mission that they had just gotten Obama re-elected by carrying out the raid." Don't worry SEAL...we are going to take care of that big mistake soon.
1 posted on 08/29/2012 7:03:35 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Bin Laden apparently was hit in the head when he looked out of his bedroom door into the top-floor hallway ..................................................... So? What’s the problem?


2 posted on 08/29/2012 7:05:44 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they appoint as cabinet members.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

Exactly...Nice shot!


3 posted on 08/29/2012 7:08:07 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Bringbackthedraft

Got to agree with ya there.


4 posted on 08/29/2012 7:20:21 AM PDT by stuartcr ("When silence speaks, it speaks only to those that have already decided what they want to hear.")
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

They’ve moved up the release date of this book now that Holder’s gestapo is threatening to arrest and bring charges against the author. Welcome to the “fundamentally transformed” Amerika.


5 posted on 08/29/2012 7:25:24 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The administration wanted to be all P.C. about getting Bin Laden. If the clucks in the White House had gotten him, he would have lived a nice retirement on some island at taxpayer expense....
I prefer the SEALS approach...See him, cap him.


6 posted on 08/29/2012 7:29:35 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

This book is #2 in books on Amazon and it’s a pre-order. Bad news for Barry.


7 posted on 08/29/2012 7:35:13 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Let’s be clear if the operators on the ground felt they need to put a bullet in OB then fine with me.
My instructions would have been to take OB alive and to a place for serious interogation.
Further, there would have been no comment from the my White House or any other comments from US military or State Dept. leave everyone guessing.
BTW: There were other aircraft on call and I would have ordered a strike on the OB’s compound to destroy the damaged helicopter and level the place.
This would make any information retrieved more valuable.
By advertising the raid President Obama reduced the value of any information obtained and embarassed the Pakistanis.


8 posted on 08/29/2012 7:40:06 AM PDT by ozdragon
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
The Alex Jones/Ron Paul wackos think this book "No Easy Day" is a conspiracy and was written by Obama operatives as disinformation to hide the "fact" that Osama-b-L died of Marfan syndrome disease in 2002.

Furthermore, there was a conspiracy at Fox News to create false author information, thus aiding the real conspiracy.

Adding to the conspiracy is the conspiracy of Amazon.com who threatens to either remove the book, or delay its release. Not sure if this conspiracy is actually part of the main conspiracy, but if it isn't, that too may be a conspiracy.

For up-to-the-minute conspiracies, be sure to visit InfoWars.com.....BYOP (bring your own popcorn).

9 posted on 08/29/2012 7:45:02 AM PDT by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I thought the President dragged Bin Laden kicking and screaming out of his compound and then quickly dispatched him with his bare hands when he noticed that Bin Laden pulled an AK-47 out of his pocket and was about to shoot a baby with it... all while the SEALs watched in awe.

Did somebody get the account wrong?


10 posted on 08/29/2012 8:01:01 AM PDT by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Sopater

11 posted on 08/29/2012 8:16:43 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Sopater

close, but you forgot to mention he apologized to obl, before dispatching him.


12 posted on 08/29/2012 8:16:43 AM PDT by tm61 (somewhere in chicago, a ward is missing it's crook)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

What did I not understand correctly? I thought I heard Team Six was killed a few weeks later in a helicopter crash.


13 posted on 08/29/2012 8:21:29 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
The disgusting way Obama acted was so absurd, and went so far overboard in depicting him as a hero, it seemed to backfire on him. It was at the point you would think he had been a part of the force that risk their lives to kill this scumbag if you didn't know any better. Obama knows his supporters are idiots and propagandist though, so he can tell ridiculous lies and get away with it. It made me sick just to hear a Conservative praise Obama's decision while running him down for his despicable actions afterwards. You don't praise a man for making a decision that is obvious just because he's so bad you can't expect that from him. His entire motivation was for his political advance, and he couldn't have done anything but screw everything up. There isn't anything good about Obama, and no one needs to make crap up just to pretend that they aren't bias. His only possible positive is that he may motivate people into action because of his blatant hatred and destruction of everything good the United States has ever stood for.

We have been living under tyranny for far too long, and Obama has just brought it to a new level. He is blatant about his unconstitutional agenda, and that's why it's time to act in regaining our freedom. The Presidential election isn't going to do that when you are at the point we are now. It's time for people to start working at the state level in getting their state rights back. They can do that by planning for confrontation with the federal government on their economy among other things. States need to be working together to tell the federal government that they will not recognize the obvious unconstitutional laws and mandates forced on them. Let them know you aren't going to waste money and years fighting a losing battle in courts that couldn't care less about our Constitution. We shouldn't do that when it comes to the obvious.

When the federal government starts trying to punish the state\s by withholding funds they can stop federal tax collection. The states must say we are not going to live under this tyranny, and you aren't going to stop us unless you are willing to give an order for some federal forces to murder innocent patriots who are only trying to restore their Constitutional rights.

Then if they want to start violence against American citizens they can give the order for federal forces to murder innocent people; that's an order that would more than likely be ignored, or even resisted by other federal forces if attempted. We aren't living in the same times of our brutal civil war, but we are living under a tyranny greater than we were at the time of our Revolutionary war. We are also able to act without as great a risk as our founding fathers had to deal with, and I think it's time we start working at the state level for a peaceful liberty we have been without for decades. What we can do now isn't a sacrifice like that of those who built this nation, and we owe it to them to try and save ourselves instead of just sliding into the black hole of tyranny like we have been.

I don't think it will come to violence, but the state must make it clear to our federal government that forcing their tyranny on us with violence is the only option for them, other than giving us back our freedom. If there is a clear line in the sand to what the stakes are there is less likely to be any sort of violence, or accidental confrontation. We can peacefully gain back our freedom.

14 posted on 08/29/2012 8:24:35 AM PDT by ThermoNuclearWarrior (The time for our second revolution has come. It's our Constitutional right to overthrow tyranny.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Looks like Obama has the new tier 6, block 3 Blackhawk with the rear-mounted golf bags.


15 posted on 08/29/2012 8:27:56 AM PDT by Ben Hecks
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

That’s hysterical.


16 posted on 08/29/2012 8:30:18 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Sopater

17 posted on 08/29/2012 8:36:21 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
FTA: The author writes that bin Laden ducked back into his bedroom and the SEALs followed, only to find the terrorist crumpled on the floor in a pool of blood with a hole visible on the right side of his head and two women wailing over his body. Bissonnette says the point man pulled the two women out of the way and shoved them into a corner and he and the other SEALs trained their guns' laser sites on bin Laden's still-twitching body, shooting him several times until he lay motionless.

Personally, I've got no problem with this. Bin Laden needed to be killed not taken prisoner, especially since the Obama administration would have insisted on a public show trial regardless of the costs. But can you imagine the media outrage if this had happened when Bush was president?

It was an unpardonable criminal act to water board terrorists when Bush was president, but the assassination of a wounded and unarmed prisoner is perfectly okay when Obama is president.

18 posted on 08/29/2012 8:43:05 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Special Operations OPSEC targets Obama for reckless intelligence leaks (FR thread)

Dishonorable Disclosures (22:00 Youtube video)

Special Operations (OPSEC) (website to get involved)

19 posted on 08/29/2012 9:18:18 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Too funny!


20 posted on 08/29/2012 9:23:53 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Bubba_Leroy; Travis McGee
Bissonnette says the point man pulled the two women out of the way and shoved them into a corner...

Taken as written does that pass the smell test? In a house full of terrorists in a room that hasn't been fully cleared yet would you take two occupants shove them in a corner then turn all your focus on another individual?

21 posted on 08/29/2012 9:34:53 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
“Bissonnette writes that none of the SEALs were fans of President Barack Obama and knew that his administration would take credit for ordering the raid. One of the SEALs said after the mission that they had just gotten Obama re-elected by carrying out the raid.”

The link you provided does not use the word “disparagingly”. Did they already change the copy?

Bossonette did write disparagingly of Biden.

“Bissonnette writes less flatteringly of meeting Vice President Joe Biden along with Obama at the headquarters of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment after the raid. He says Biden told “lame jokes” no one understood, reminding him of “someone’s drunken uncle at Christmas dinner.”

22 posted on 08/29/2012 9:36:37 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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