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  • GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Photo released of (Supposedly-old pic)Osama bin Laden's dead body

    05/01/2011 11:52:57 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 83 replies
    AP ^ | 2011-05-02
  • We got the bastard: Graham, Biden share news of bin Laden's death ("time to give [Obama] his due")

    05/01/2011 11:28:21 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 14 replies
    McClatchy ^ | 2011-05-02 | James Rosen
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Lindsey Graham, old-style politicians who wear their emotions on their sleeves, traveled the world together when Biden served in the Senate. Graham, a South Carolina Republican, guessed why Biden might be calling him at home on a Sunday night. "Did we get the bastard?" Graham asked. "We got him!" a jubilant Biden responded. (snip) Graham...asked Biden to extend his congratulations to President Barack Obama. "I said, 'Please tell the president that all of us appreciate his persistence when it comes to being aggressive along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border and going after bin Laden,'"...
  • President Obama's remarks on the death of Osama bin Laden [BHO: 24 for himself, 3 for US Military]

    05/01/2011 11:16:03 PM PDT · by Nomen Klatura · 56 replies · 1+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | May 1, 2011 | President Barak Hussein Obama
    BHO's statement contained 74 sentences. In 24 out of 74 sentences, he said "I", "me" or "my." This is not about the military, or even the CIA, which were mentioned in just 4 of the sentences. It's about BHO, and BHO alone. Congratulations, BHO, here are a few things for which you took credit in the 74 sentences: "I directed Leon Panetta... to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority..." "I was briefed on a possible lead to bin Laden." "I met repeatedly with my national security team as we developed more information about the possibility...
  • Osama, son among five killed in raid: US

    05/01/2011 11:12:45 PM PDT · by brityank · 15 replies
    International Nwes [Pakistan] ^ | Updated at 10:07 PST Monday, May 02, 2011 | Staff
    Osama, son among five killed in raid: US Updated at 10:07 PST Monday, May 02, 2011 WASHINGTON: A US operation that killed Osama bin Laden on Sunday also left three other men and a woman dead, including a son of the Al-Qaeda chief, officials said. "In addition to Osama bin Laden, three adult males were killed in the raid," a US official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told reporters. Two of the men worked as couriers for Bin Laden and the third was believed to be an adult son of Bin Laden, the official said. "One woman was killed...
  • Rumsfield Chief of Staff tweet: Osama Bin Laden Killed (Confirmed!)

    05/01/2011 7:43:12 PM PDT · by ph12321 · 396 replies
    Twitter - Keith Urbahn (Rumsfield's COS)
    Chief of Staff of Donald Rumsfield tweeted OBL has been killed. Perhaps this is Obama's new speech coming soon?
  • Bin Laden Killed In Mansion Outside Islamibad, Not In "Camp" or "Cave" Guest of Pakis?

    05/01/2011 8:25:52 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 143 replies · 1+ views
    AP moving story / old friends and fiends at network
    Very sketchy details. Unconfirmed... Networks efforting confirmation. More as known
  • Obama to announce death of Bin Laden

    05/01/2011 8:36:32 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 112 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/1/11 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is dead, and President Barack Obama will announce his death, nearly 10 years after the September 11 attacks in a televised address, a senior US official told AFP. The official said on condition of anonymity that Bin Laden was dead, but did not provide details of how his death occurred. Obama was imminently to address Americans in a highly unusual Sunday night appearance on television.
  • Osama bin Laden Killed by U.S. Strike (Rumor U.S. has body)

    05/01/2011 8:18:28 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 86 replies ^ | 5/1/2011 |
    Osama bin Laden, hunted as the mastermind behind the worst-ever terrorist attack on U.S. soil, has been killed, sources told ABC News.
  • Former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton Issue Statements on Osama Bin Laden Death

    05/01/2011 9:21:21 PM PDT · by kristinn · 25 replies
    ABC News ^ | Sunday, May 1, 2011 | Karen Travers and Z. Byron Wolf
    SNIP Bush called the operation a “momentous achievement” that “marks a victory for America, for people who seek peace around the world, and for all those who lost loved ones on September 11, 2001.” “I congratulated him and the men and women of our military and intelligence communities who devoted their lives to this mission. They have our everlasting gratitude,” the former president said in a statement. “The fight against terror goes on, but tonight America has sent an unmistakable message: No matter how long it takes, justice will be done.” Former President Bill Clinton, who was in office for...
  • Obituary: Osama Bin Laden

    05/01/2011 9:58:53 PM PDT · by Cardhu · 15 replies
    BBC ^ | May 2nd 2011 | Staff
    Osama Bin Laden came to the world's attention on 11 September 2001, when the attacks on the United States left more than 3,000 people dead and hundreds more injured. In a matter of three years, the Saudi-born dissident had emerged from obscurity to become one of the most hated and feared men in the world. Osama Bin Laden was born in 1957, apparently the 17th of 52 children of Mohamed Bin Laden, a multimillionaire builder responsible for 80% of Saudi Arabia's roads. His father's death in a helicopter crash in 1968 brought the young man a fortune running into many...
  • U.S. believes Osama bin Laden son also killed in raid (It Gets Even Better)

    05/01/2011 10:26:10 PM PDT · by ThinkingBuddha · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | 05/01/2011 | Reuters
    (Reuters) - The United States believes that three adults besides Osama bin Laden were killed in Sunday's raid in Pakistan and that one of the dead was an adult son of bin Laden, a senior Obama administration official said. An official also said bin Laden's death puts al Qaeda on a path of decline that will be difficult to reverse.
  • Exposure by Free Republic Forces Huffington Post to Pull Article Threatening Glenn Beck

    08/30/2010 9:12:45 AM PDT · by kristinn · 310 replies · 2+ views
    Monday, August 30, 2010 | Kristinn
    The Huffington Post has pulled an article published this morning targeting Glenn Beck with a $100,000 bounty after news of the threat was broken on Free Republic.The article, titled $100,000 For Glenn Beck's Sex Tapes has been replaced with the following message:Editor's Note: This piece was published directly to the Huffington Post by its author. It didn't meet our editorial standards and has been removed from the site.The URL for the pulled article reflects the title: The author of the threat, Beau Friedlander, is the former editor-in-chief of Air America.Here is the text of Friedlander's call for information to...
  • John Allen Muhammed execution LIVE THREAD (Died by injection at 9:11 p.m. EST)

    11/10/2009 3:03:04 PM PST · by libh8er · 615 replies · 26,877+ views
    11.10.09 | Me
    t - 3 hrs and counting down..
  • Saddam Hussein Executed (Updated Links 1-8-07)

    12/29/2006 7:08:40 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 1,176 replies · 66,408+ views
    <p>The Drop Broke Saddam's neck killing him instantly. At the executions following the Nuremberg Trials others were not so lucky.</p> <p>"..The executions, in a brightly lighted prison gymnasium where three looming black wooden gallows had been erected, were witnessed by a handful of Allied military officers and eight journalists, one of whom, Kingsbury Smith of International News Service, wrote a famous newspaper article, "The Execution of Nazi War Criminals, 16 October 1946," based on his eyewitness observations. Although Smith discreetly omitted mentioning it, the experienced Army hangman, Master Sgt. John C. Woods, botched the executions. A number of the hanged Nazis died, not quickly from a broken neck as intended, but agonizingly from slow strangulation. Ribbentrop and Sauckel each took 14 minutes to choke to death, while Keitel, whose death was the most painful, struggled for 24 minutes at the end of the rope before expiring..."</p>
  • Ted Kennedy's Plane Struck By Lightning

    05/14/2006 12:21:46 AM PDT · by justche · 59 replies · 2,122+ views
    knbc ^ | 5-14-06 | knbc
    BOSTON -- A plane carrying Sen. Edward Kennedy from a commencement speech in western Massachusetts to his Cape Cod home was struck by lightning Saturday. A Kennedy spokesman said the plane lost all electrical power and had to be diverted to New Haven, Conn. No one was hurt. The Massachusetts Democrat had just delivered the commencement address at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams and was on his way to Hyannis to spend Mother's Day with family when the plane was struck at about 2:45 p.m.
  • If Bill Clinton Were an Addict, Here's how Rush Might Spin it

    10/14/2003 5:42:24 PM PDT · by annyokie · 47 replies · 361+ views
    STL Post-Dispatch ^ | 10/12/03 | BillClellan
    <p>Somewhere in a parallel universe, where we are the same people but things have happened in slightly differently ways, Rush Limbaugh greets his loyal listeners this morning.</p> <p>"Lots to talk about today. You all know already that Bill Clinton, our former president, has admitted an addiction to prescription drugs.</p>