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Where bin Laden went down, a theme park to rise up
NBC ^ | February 5, 2013 | Jeff Black

Posted on 02/04/2013 7:04:49 PM PST by Pan_Yan

Move over Orlando, here comes Abbottabad.

Pakistan's tourism officials have announced plans to build a $30 million amusement park on the outskirts of the Himalayan foothills town that gained worldwide attention as the place where U.S. Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden.

The 50-acre site will include a zoo, restaurants, water sports, miniature golf as well as rock climbing and paragliding, officials said.

Officials in north Kyber Pakhtunkwa province denied to Sky News that the project was a way to improve the town’s image after the bin Laden raid, saying the goal is simply to boost tourism.

"This project has nothing to do with Osama bin Laden," Syed Aqil Shah, the provincial minister for tourism and sports, told Sky News.

Jamaluddin Khan, the deputy provincial minister for tourism, told Reuters the project will take five years to complete, with work beginning in late February or early March.

(Excerpt) Read more at worldnews.nbcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: binladen; binladenworld; holysite; islamicmonument; napl; osamabinladen; pakistan; themepark

1 posted on 02/04/2013 7:04:54 PM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Ezekiel

ahem.


2 posted on 02/04/2013 7:06:41 PM PST by cyn (Benghazi...the travesty continues)
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To: Ezekiel

ahem.


3 posted on 02/04/2013 7:06:41 PM PST by cyn (Benghazi...the travesty continues)
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To: Pan_Yan

“Walid-World”?


4 posted on 02/04/2013 7:11:10 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Pan_Yan

I heard they were going to name their coaster “the suicide bomber” or “the martyr”


5 posted on 02/04/2013 7:11:40 PM PST by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: Pan_Yan

Will there be an “Osama is not Dead” ride?

Maybe a “plunge the body into the sea before positive ID”
game?


6 posted on 02/04/2013 7:14:45 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: BenLurkin

They came up with their own original theme characters. Here is one -

http://m24digital.com/en/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/minnie_burqa.jpg


7 posted on 02/04/2013 7:15:19 PM PST by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: BenLurkin

“Sikhs Flags Over Abbottabad”?


8 posted on 02/04/2013 7:18:44 PM PST by Chad N. Freud (FR is the modern equivalent of the Committees of Correspondence. Let other analogies arise.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Bin Laden is dead and our deficits have been cut in half.


9 posted on 02/04/2013 7:18:59 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Will they have bombper cars?


10 posted on 02/04/2013 7:20:14 PM PST by Chad N. Freud (FR is the modern equivalent of the Committees of Correspondence. Let other analogies arise.)
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To: BenLurkin

Sorry folks, Walid World is closed for Ramadan!


11 posted on 02/04/2013 7:21:21 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Pan_Yan

.... on a serious note:

Now, what world leader would have paid them $30 million “apology money” for taking out Bin Laden? Hmmm...


12 posted on 02/04/2013 7:22:06 PM PST by Chad N. Freud (FR is the modern equivalent of the Committees of Correspondence. Let other analogies arise.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Play Whack-a-CIA-Mole!


13 posted on 02/04/2013 7:24:33 PM PST by Chad N. Freud (FR is the modern equivalent of the Committees of Correspondence. Let other analogies arise.)
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To: Pan_Yan

The dolphin show is so-so; but you won’t forget the SEALs!


14 posted on 02/04/2013 7:25:56 PM PST by Chad N. Freud (FR is the modern equivalent of the Committees of Correspondence. Let other analogies arise.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Ad campaign:

“Come C-4 Yourself!”


15 posted on 02/04/2013 7:26:48 PM PST by Chad N. Freud (FR is the modern equivalent of the Committees of Correspondence. Let other analogies arise.)
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To: Pan_Yan

What muzzie amusement park would be comeplete without a petting zoo called “The Best Little Goat House In Abbottabad”.


16 posted on 02/04/2013 7:32:07 PM PST by Carthego delenda est
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To: Chad N. Freud

Bravo! Well played.
A la “ground zero mosque” some enterprising Christians should build a mega-church/American cultural center there...I won’t hold my breath.


17 posted on 02/04/2013 7:32:53 PM PST by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: Chad N. Freud

OMG!!!! My sides are hurting I’m laughing so hard!!!!


18 posted on 02/04/2013 7:39:09 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Chad N. Freud

““Come C-4 Yourself!”

And:

“You will explode (literally) with laughter “


19 posted on 02/04/2013 8:06:01 PM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Lawyers have caused thousands of times more destruction to our nation than have guns)
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To: Pan_Yan

This is too funny—absolutely perfect. What a contrast between the death and destruction from radicals—and good old-fashioned fun, American-style. :) At the risk of sounding like a hippy—may the good, happy energy spread far and wide. :)


20 posted on 02/04/2013 8:42:11 PM PST by proud American in Canada (Please pray for America. She needs God's help more than ever now.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Something for your crew.


21 posted on 02/05/2013 3:45:06 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: BenLurkin
“Walid-World”?

Wahabi World...

22 posted on 02/05/2013 3:46:44 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: andyk

“Bin Laden is dead and our deficits have been cut in half.”

Maybe we could open a debt related theme park to celebrate?


23 posted on 02/05/2013 3:53:08 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
SA& to Pakistan: If I want to remember Bin Laden I'll p*ss into the sea.


24 posted on 02/05/2013 10:37:01 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Pan_Yan
"This project has nothing to do with Osama bin Laden," Syed Aqil Shah, the provincial minister for tourism and sports...

I'm glad to see Baghdad Bob has moved on to a new job!

25 posted on 02/05/2013 11:24:59 AM PST by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: Pan_Yan
"This project has nothing to do with Osama bin Laden," Syed Aqil Shah, the provincial minister for tourism and sports...

I'm glad to see Baghdad Bob has moved on to a new job!

26 posted on 02/05/2013 11:38:10 AM PST by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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