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Official: Obama Admin Drafted Memo to Blame Military If Bin Laden Mission Failed
Fox News Nation ^ | May 07, 2012

Posted on 05/07/2012 8:53:26 AM PDT by US Navy Vet

Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey told Sean Hannity tonight that the Obama Administration drafted a memo to protect the president from blame if the mission to kill or capture Osama Bin Laden would have failed. That way Obama could blame the general instead of taking the blame himself. Mukasey wrote about it this week in The Wall Street Journal.

“That was a highly lawyered memo (designed to protect the president politically)… I think there’s going to be more that’s going to be tumbling out about that escapade but so far that memo is enough.“

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To: US Navy Vet

I almost wish the mission had failed to turn up bin laden./sarc


51 posted on 05/07/2012 10:08:02 AM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: US Navy Vet
Any veteran or active duty military man (or woman) that supports Obama needs to read the oath they took over again and reconsider.
52 posted on 05/07/2012 10:19:48 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: vetvetdoug; All

Former AG Michael Mukasey will be on Megan Kelly’s America Life shortly and talking about it


53 posted on 05/07/2012 10:22:59 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

How did Mukasey find out about it?


54 posted on 05/07/2012 10:24:45 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: vetvetdoug

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.

So what do we do when Part One of the Oath conflicts w/ Part Two?


55 posted on 05/07/2012 10:27:32 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: US Navy Vet

Why?

That sounds EXACTLY like the Obama regime we all know and *choke* love.


56 posted on 05/07/2012 10:32:39 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

This is the most disgusting Obama revelation to date. It’s much more than our proud and brave military should be asked to bear.


57 posted on 05/07/2012 10:40:11 AM PDT by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: nikos1121
Watch the video and you'll find out.

Mukasey: Memo Was Drafted to Protect Obama From Blame If OBL Mission Failed

58 posted on 05/07/2012 10:44:40 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: US Navy Vet

Obama is a sick person. The SOB needs to go.


59 posted on 05/07/2012 10:45:17 AM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: US Navy Vet

At this point in time with this clown, this Chicago Street Punk in the White House I think we have all pretty much figured on this sort of behavior, thus I can’t really get all surprised, or shocked myself at such news.

This guy Obama, and every single damned one of the impaired Leftist “brains” that occupy the cranium of our Government today must be removed one way or the other.


60 posted on 05/07/2012 11:02:47 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: US Navy Vet
he was in full control.


61 posted on 05/07/2012 11:04:22 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: US Navy Vet

Supreme Leader has no b@!!$ and will throw anyone under the bus to keep from looking bad !


62 posted on 05/07/2012 11:05:45 AM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Hodar
It’s like dealing with a retarded child.

I understand your sentiment, but I would point out that Down's kids and others who are developmentally disabled are often the sweetest, most trusting people on the face of this earth.

Not even a close comparison.

63 posted on 05/07/2012 11:07:03 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: US Navy Vet

It’s interesting that as a 24-year old Infantry lieutenant, I was “responsible for all that my Platoon does and fails to do.”

Guess if I was President, I wouldn’t have to be responsible anymore!


64 posted on 05/07/2012 11:07:16 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: US Navy Vet

I’m sure the memo blames Bush and the GOP for the failure...


65 posted on 05/07/2012 11:10:56 AM PDT by Kozak (The means of defence against foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home JM)
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To: DuncanWaring
Ike was ready to “fall upon his sword” to help preserve the honor of the men he commanded, as part of his duty as a commander.

0bama doesn't seem to understand the concept of honor, or duty.

66 posted on 05/07/2012 11:12:25 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to DC to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: US Navy Vet
drafted a memo to protect the president from blame if the mission to kill or capture Osama Bin Laden would have failed.

This increasing incidence of white "ebonics" is getting really irritating.

What happened to the cleaner, clearer "...if the mission had failed?"
The only abomination that might have made it worse is "... if the mission would of failed."

67 posted on 05/07/2012 11:22:32 AM PDT by Publius6961 ("It's easy to make promises you can't keep" - B.H.Obama Feb 23, 2012)
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To: Hodar
It’s like dealing with a retarded child.

How so?

Special needs kids have more class, compassion and sweetness in their hearts than O'loser ever will. You may want to rethink your comparison, FRiend.

68 posted on 05/07/2012 11:24:34 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: WoofDog123
“that picture does more to corroborate the ulsterman’s white house insider story about the raid than anything anyone could write. there is no way that obama, as shown in that picture, was participating in any process being handled by those people in that room at all”

Yep, sure seems to me as well that the Military made the call on this one. Bambi was just brought in for a Photo-Opt. Maybe someone from inside the Military was going to blow the Whistle that we had Osama dead to rights, and Bambi wouldn't make the call to go get him. It forced Bambi's hand, and he eventually came along kicking and screaming. That is my tin foil hat theory at least.

69 posted on 05/07/2012 11:27:23 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Jeff Chandler

Obama is an over-indulged narcissist. He does not reckon (evidently) on the fact that the Creator God is ultimately the Ruler of the Universe. - I pray Obama will get a clue, but it’s difficult for one who seems to think that he is God to get a clue. Ditto for Michelle.


70 posted on 05/07/2012 11:28:01 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: Gaffer
This is what a coward piece of shit does.

Political character has plumeted in the last sixty years.
From "The Buck Stops here." to "The buck? What Buck? Yo!"

Even the second worst president in U.S. history never lowered himself that low.

71 posted on 05/07/2012 11:29:53 AM PDT by Publius6961 ("It's easy to make promises you can't keep" - B.H.Obama Feb 23, 2012)
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To: sphinx
IF this can be verified and the memo is released, that’s the election. It’s over. IF ....

Agreed. At this time, however, I am very skeptical. I need more proof than just one guys word.

72 posted on 05/07/2012 11:40:24 AM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Now we know why he had to “sleep on it” before making the decision. Needed time to get his CYA memo done.


73 posted on 05/07/2012 11:42:36 AM PDT by Hoffer Rand (There ARE two Americas: "God's children" and the tax payers)
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To: US Navy Vet

This guy is the biggest damn baby I’ve ever seen. He won’t accept responsiblity for anything. Just a national disgrace.


74 posted on 05/07/2012 11:47:27 AM PDT by Marathoner (At least Ann Romney won't tell us what to eat.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Obama, the yellow stain coward who masquarades as president.


75 posted on 05/07/2012 12:06:50 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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To: lonevoice

OMG


76 posted on 05/07/2012 12:16:25 PM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: US Navy Vet

***...the Obama Administration drafted a memo to protect the president from blame...***

A Harry Truman (The buck stops here!) he ain’t.


77 posted on 05/07/2012 12:36:33 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Deb; potlatch; PhilDragoo; bitt

Mukasey should avoid canoeing on the Potomac. Just sayin’.


78 posted on 05/07/2012 8:55:00 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: ntnychik; Deb; potlatch; bitt; dixiechick2000

OBAMA 2012: DOWNWARD

79 posted on 05/07/2012 9:26:59 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: PhilDragoo

LOL! Every time I see that face, I think he looks way too comfortable in that makeup. Especially the lips. ;o)

Running on empty is extremely descriptive of his administration.

Except that he’s doing it on purpose.

Thank you, Phil! You never disappoint!


80 posted on 05/07/2012 11:54:20 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: ntnychik

Ha! That’s exactly what I was thinking.


81 posted on 05/08/2012 1:18:27 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Pookie

ping!


82 posted on 05/08/2012 2:18:16 PM PDT by bitt (“There are only two races of men: the decent and the indecent.” —Viktor Frankl, survivor, Nazi co)
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To: pookie18

see #79


83 posted on 05/08/2012 2:19:31 PM PDT by bitt (“There are only two races of men: the decent and the indecent.” —Viktor Frankl, survivor, Nazi co)
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To: PhilDragoo

every day you crack us up!! thaNKS!!!


84 posted on 05/08/2012 2:20:29 PM PDT by bitt (“There are only two races of men: the decent and the indecent.” —Viktor Frankl, survivor, Nazi co)
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To: Future Snake Eater
It’s interesting that as a 24-year old Infantry lieutenant, I was “responsible for all that my Platoon does and fails to do.”

You put your finger right on it. 0bama, of course, was never a 24-year-old Infantry Lieutenant, nor did he serve in any capacity in the military, nor did he have any executive experience in which he actually had to take responsibility for anything. The man is unfit to watch a TV rerun of Combat unattended.

85 posted on 05/08/2012 2:31:42 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: bitt
Thanks, bitt!!! Added that one & #61 to Thursday's thread.


86 posted on 05/08/2012 3:26:05 PM PDT by pookie18 (...OK, plan C: Newt or Rick...I guess it's plan D now)
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