Skip to comments.Bin Laden Given Religious Funeral Prior to Sea Burial
Posted on 05/02/2011 9:43:43 AM PDT by KansasGirl
DEVELOPING: Usama bin Laden was given a religious funeral prior to his burial at sea, senior military officials told Fox News.
Religious rites were conducted on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier at about 1:10 a.m. Monday in the Persian Gulf.
In accordance with Islamic practice, bin Laden was washed and wrapped in a white sheet before buried at sea at 2 p.m. local time, senior U.S. military and intelligence officials said.
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If I had been in charge of the preparations, I believe I would have seen to it that he was wrapped in a blanket, lined with pork chops...
you ever served there , no you’re a mother and no doubt has soem trouble with your son but as a vet then it is different and yes I know you do not want to know this but this is how wars are fought and this is what we do
kill not kiss up now imagine if we did that with the NAZIS, my how times have changed
btw I have sent you a PM explaining as there is noting worse than a parent worrying and which I do not blame you but by kissing up is not helping but going ot further your son
Even with that murderous thug dead, they still bow and scrape to him!
Let's see: They tell us he went down swinging in a firefight with Navy SEALsso he looks like a badass bitter-ender to his followers.
He gets a proper, Islamic burial in the Arabian Seaso no Muslims are offended.
And the American public is offered no solid proof that he's deadso Jihadis know we can't bring closure to dark, strange chapter in American history.
Jeez but they're trying hard to immortalize that punk!
You are right. I am new here.
And I understand what you are saying completely. If I were the lone wolf out there with a gun and ran up against OBL, I would put a bullet between his eyes and share a ham sandwich with him.
That being said, rather than risk more extreme attacks on our soil, we did what we sort of HAD to do. It wasn’t completely to their customs. We still added the F.U. part of evidently sinking the murderer at sea undressed instead of the clothes he died in (which makes him a martyr). This has upset some of the muslim population. I say, deal with it. He killed innocent people and was “brave” enough to use a woman as a human shield upon his death. <sarc
I also posted that what we “said” and what we did are probably two different things. I am sure we have video where we took great care of the body and adhered to muslim tradition. I am also pretty sure that there are parts cut out of us shoving a bacon and ham sandwich down his throat and firing bullets to help that body sink. I was in the military and know how it works.
There is nothing right about desecrating the dead,the best way to keep on fighting,is to find the next guy and take him out.So on and so forth,let him be forgotten as just an other fool who use terror and the death of innocents for his own purposes.
When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.
That’s the way I look at it. Publicly denigrating OBL or abusing the body would have served no purpose except to potentially put Americans at more risk and lower America to their level. Smart means being cool. They did it right and smart.
I think we are all watching too much T.V.. I have jumped from Fox to CNN to BBC to etc, etc, etc.... They are all giving their ratings “get”. “If we don’t know, let’s make it up!” I’m sick and tired of all the conjecture that our msm makes up to get ratings. They get a bunch of guys who seem to play Call of Duty to add their opinions on how a SEAL attack is done.
Our military can not be beat. These guys don’t play fantasy games. They go in and get the job done. That’s why we don’t have a living body to parade around Times Square. They were given a mission and our SEAL boys fulfilled it.
snark I hear you I really do but we should stop when we hear the media , and here’s why
they said he used human shields , now let us think about it, it was his wife and of course she lived with him so how was she a shield , she was not but many fall for it and repeat. Not saying you per se either so please do not get me wrong.
The only correct course of action was to bring the body to a location and let a pool of reporters photo him and then ditch the scum bag.
This way it stops all this questioning by anyone who has doubts.
If the guys I know were involved in this I guarantee that they would have slapped him with some pork in the sheet
I remember some guys , friends of mine built a mosque and still today they buried a pigs head in the foundation and still today they face mecca and towards a pig, BTW they were vets who did this but of course the left would not like that as a joke
We need to be all together in our fight and no doubt he will get a bounce but if this is used by the left then the GOP should state how he got a muslim service , something he took away from thousands, and that was a service
can’t watch the biased media today, there are too many idiots saying he should get a service and we should be nice etc plus praising their messiah
Okay, so tell us how you really know that he’s indeed dead? That’s the issue. None of us were ever talking about publicly denigrating OBL.
Winning the Future?
HUH abuse the body, do you know what we have done, we killed him multiple times host
who said abuse anyway, we should have got the body and got a pool of reporters and then had the evidence for these people
give him a muslim service are you serious?
People died and rotted, now we pay our respects because that is what some on the left want and obama wanted.
Okay. I see everyones point here.
I hear you and understand completely. I may have mis-spoke. I don’t mean it’s a “good” thing what we did. I should have posted that it was probably a more “prudent” direction. I would love nothing more than to hang him from the Freedom Tower but that would cause more outrage and innocent bloodshed. What happens on their soil is up to our military volunteers and the people who travel there. When they step into my neighborhood and kill a bunch of innocent people, that’s a whole different story. If dropping him overboard alleviates a bit of that, I guess my (and maybe only my) opinion is “good”. Keep your barbaric behavior in your own neighborhood. We’ll continue to fight the battle there. And eventually, we’ll win.
You don’t have to abuse the body, but you also don’t have to give it an Islamic burial complete with carcass washing and wrapping. It’s not the dumping it overboard that bothers me, provided they fully documented the body first, it’s deliberately following Islamic law in burying him (to the extent that they could given the circumstances) that bothers me. This is exactly what he wanted, Islamic law to be forced on us.
It wasn’t bad enough that we had to start Mirandizing terrorists overseas, now we have to start burying them according to the very Islamic law they’re trying to force on us. If we’re very, very lucky then it’s only because the commander in chief is ignorant enough to believe this will somehow appease the Jihadists or reduce their ability to use Osama’s death as a recruiting tool (we can’t fight a war while being concerned with how our enemy will perceive our actions - they’re not above lying about our actions anyway if they need to). If we’re not so lucky then it’s because our commander in chief is sympathetic to their cause.
well thank you for seeing what others have said , sometimes a couple stick to their guns regardless of it blowing them in the face
US Navy confirms it on their website. He was afforded infinitely more dignity and good treatment than the thousands of victims that he helped kill. They should’ve dumped him over the side and let the wildlife have him for dinner. Burn in hell, bastard.
Osama has surely found out by now that the 72 virgins and paradise are a big fat lie. Too bad he couldn’t see that before he got whacked. Being on his side of justice can’t be good.
I’ve always said, I would rather have one girl who know’s what she is doing than 71 or so virgins I have to teach.... but I am a lazy, lazy man....
I guess Muslims don't consider sharks to be the enemy.
Sorry mate. I am male. I have served my country in time of war, been shot, killed the enemies I was aimed at, and, as a decorated Vet, raised my boys and girls to do the same. To do their jobs to their utmost and to keep their word. To consider country first. Yeah, unfashionable, I know.
Our job is to not make our boys on the sharp end’s job harder simply to make us happy. We gain nothing by desecrating, in Muslim eyes, his corpse. He is still shark bait regardless.
Don’t get me wrong - I literally danced when the news of his death came in. The man was evil, in a way that few people can understand (I am not one of them - that sort of evil baffles me).
What torques me is the fact we have a backlog of deceased servicemembers whose families are waiting for burials at sea. So this POS, our ENEMY, goes to the front of the line because of “muslim practices.”
Screw them!! Bin Laden’s remains should’ve been shredded and fed to pigs.
Did we need this detail? Al Queda thanks you, Media.
A bit of a different take:
Yes, I would have loved for OBL to have been captured, but, with this administration, that would have just given him a platform to spew more of his vitriol.
Or, that his body would have been brought back to the US and hung by his privates from the Empire State Building, but then he would have become even more of a martyr.
Or even wrapped in a pig carcass before becoming shark bate, but that would have been a waste of a good pigskin.
I believe that we did exactly the right thing, not only because there weren’t many good options, but because I don’t know of any other country in the world that would have done what we did - despite wanting to, and having every right to, extract vengeance, we can all be proud to be Americans as a result of the professionalism and dignity displayed by Seal Team Six and their colleagues!
ohhh you forgot the line about inserting a 3 pound frozen pork loin up his ass....
Or, even the other Muslims killed in the OBL firefight.
Any respectful ceremony that starts with a two-tap to the head can't be that bad, can it?
I’d like to have crapped on his face before they dumped him overboard.....
Wag the Camel.
Did we need this detail? Al Queda thanks you, Media.
I agree. The ship’s name would have been better left unsaid by the media.
“forester, is that like can’t see the forester for the trees? Do you know about Dresden, Germany? The Germans were ingenious during WWII. They had the parts for the Messerschmidt fighter planes built in the suburbs and in and around Dresden. The only way to stop this was to attack the craftsman and the sparsely spattered shops located all over the place. There was no specific geographic target to attack.
There is no difference from this strategy than the fact that people are weapons all unstrung among the general population of many Muslim communities. People are the Messerschmidt’s of today’s war. We need to attack those weapons of war. If that means barbecuing innocent women and children than tough shit. It’s time to end this war. It’s been done before. The human race can do this. We are very good at it. It’s time to stop playing around and end it. People sue for peace when it gets intolerable. Shooting a 12 year old girl living with a tyrant is not a tragedy. It’s just a good start. It’s time to stop all the killing by making them want to stop, one way or another. There is no politically correct way to wage war. The happiness face of war is just a liberal sense of enlightenment that shines as bright as a pile of dog crap. It’s like war is the new tolerance test. It’s another fool’s parade. It’s time to stop falling for this tolerance bull-crap.”
I hope our armed forces has as many clean-shaven, slim men wearing hijabs and pretending to be women. I really do. If they’re the warriors I think they are, they do.
Japan has a nice unused cement and steel sarcophagus at the site of the now defunct nuclear reactors....would make an ideal mausoleum, nice sea view and all.
I do not doubt the courage, honor or capabilities of those women in the least. Not as large a percentage of women can do a job like that as a percentage of men but there is a percentage that can, do and will. It is the policy of having them wear hijabs that galls me.
LOL. And the Jihadis can get a nice dose of lethal radiation on their pilgrimage. muslim problem solved.
Hope they washed him with pig grease!!!
“Hope they washed him with pig grease!!!”
I love that that bozo got caught living the high life in a million dollar mansion. What a classic example of a fundamentalist. I hope that they have film at 11:00 with him hiding behind a child. I guess that was another stand up guy that was there. You can’t just die with class. Mt. Climbers do it all the time. Muslims are just a bunch of rule breakers I guess. 72 Gargoyles ... oops I thought they were supposed to be virgins.
manc, I know that I am in the company of more than a few FReepers when I say it’s reasonable to conclude that ODH is a phoney-baloney and might even be a government shill to try to influence FR’s image and opinion. Shills/phonies really do exist on this website. Just bear it in mind when you see an ODH post.
Now, Sponson Six is now open for the dumping of trash and garbage. Take all trash and garbage to Sponson Six.
WE’re screwed as a nation....
This past few days has taught me that the US can withstand a tyrant or incompetent in the WH. There is not much wiggle room in a republic as ours, but I’m thinking just how much nicer life would be if a true leader channeled this country’s strengths.
I had hopes that by now, our affluence would have spread throughout the world, instead we are a declining country of people.
CAn we afford four more years of this bast*rd?
Thanks Finny, it would explain a lot
notice how the corrupt biased media is not covering much his funeral service we GAVE HIM, nah can’t have that it would make their messiah in the white house look bad.
Nearly everyone I have talked to does not know about this so please to all get this out
hell no we can’t afford a month of this idiot in the white house or the radicals and left over hippies he has pout into power
What website did you find that on? I need to cite the source for an argument I’m having with some people that think the burial at sea was an insult to islum.
Why does this red herring keep surfacing? Who in the world suggests that this is the only alternative?