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    Re: (REVERSE RIP) Osama Bin Laden is Dead

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    Didn't Obama say that?
    I'm doing homework right now...I guess I'll read the transcript of the speech tomorrow.
    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

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    Re: (REVERSE RIP) Osama Bin Laden is Dead

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    Didn't Obama say that?
    yeah, Obama said there were no American casualties (no KIA or wounded)

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    Re: (REVERSE RIP) Osama Bin Laden is Dead

    Dear Osama,

    All your base are belong to us.....

    If you believe in the Supernatural then you can become a millionaire!

    Questioning or criticizing another's core beliefs is inadvertently perceived as offensive and rude.

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    Re: (REVERSE RIP) Osama Bin Laden is Dead

    Quote Originally Posted by Chappy View Post
    I was surprised how much emotion I feel about this news.

    I had thought bin Laden was really not that important anymore. But I find now with the President's announcement tonight that the man who brought about the brutal deaths of so many Americans and other innocents around the world, has been dispatched by American fire this day, I feel very, very gratified.
    I was shocked at my clapping and later jumping up and down. I mean someone is dead and I am happy about it. When I heard? It was like something inside called JOY took over that lead me to clap.
    ~Following My Own Flow~

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    Re: (REVERSE RIP) Osama Bin Laden is Dead

    Quote Originally Posted by Chappy View Post
    I was surprised how much emotion I feel about this news.

    I had thought bin Laden was really not that important anymore. But I find now with the President's announcement tonight that the man who brought about the brutal deaths of so many Americans and other innocents around the world, has been dispatched by American fire this day, I feel very, very gratified.
    Me too. I still feel a bit in shock, but I didn't think I'd be this emotional about it. I guess it takes me back to 9/11.

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    Re: (REVERSE RIP) Osama Bin Laden is Dead

    What a night. I don't want to go to sleep, actually.
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    Re: Osama bin Laden's Death Leads to Spontaneous Celebration in front of the White Ho

    May 1, 1945: Hitler is announced dead
    May 1, 2011: Bin Laden is announced dead

    For those who like historic irony....
    Birthers: God's way of telling Darwin "Take that!"

    We're dealing with master Satanists here. The fact that there's no evidence proves that it's true.

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    When the crowd was singing "Hey hey hey, goodbye" I got goosebumps. Amazing night. I wish I could be there with them.
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    Re: Osama bin Laden's Death Leads to Spontaneous Celebration in front of the White Ho

    Quote Originally Posted by gekaap View Post
    May 1, 1945: Hitler is announced dead
    May 1, 2011: Bin Laden is announced dead

    For those who like historic irony....
    Or...May Day

    May Day occurs on May 1 and refers to several public holidays.[1] In many countries, May Day is synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, a day of political demonstrations and celebrations organised by communists, anarchists, socialists, unionists, and other activist groups. May Day is also a traditional holiday in many cultures.

    [...]

    May Day was also celebrated by some early European settlers of the American continent. In some parts of the United States, May Baskets are made. These baskets are small and usually filled with flowers or treats and left at someone's doorstep. The basket giver would ring the bell and run away. The person receiving the basket would try to catch the fleeing giver. If they caught the person, a kiss was to be exchanged.[citation needed]
    Modern May Day ceremonies in the U.S. vary greatly from region to region and many unite both the holiday's "Green Root" (pagan) and "Red Root" (labor) traditions.[23] Among the largest is the May Day Parade and Pageant created by In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, an event that has happened every year since 1975 in Minneapolis and now attracts some 35,000 people.
    May 1 also is recognized in the U.S. as Law Day.
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    Re: Osama bin Laden's Death Leads to Spontaneous Celebration in front of the White Ho

    Quote Originally Posted by gekaap View Post
    May 1, 1945: Hitler is announced dead
    May 1, 2011: Bin Laden is announced dead

    For those who like historic irony....
    Hitler was killed on the 30th of April

    It is however the anniversary of the Bush declaring Mission Accoplished
    You can't reason somebody out of something they were never reasoned into in the first place.

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