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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    You know what is most exciting about this? The underlying strategic tones of his death.

    I am an Intelligence Analyst in the US Army. So that means I'm pretty well trained and INFORMED on strategic planning and seeing things beyond face value.

    Lets look at this deeper. This should make everyone happy. Does anyone here really believe it is remotely possible that this old, withered up man has hid from the most powerful surveillance and monitoring on the face of the planet? Do you really believe that everyone in the terrorist organization of Taliban is so loyal that they would never rat each other out for a little change? I call BS. I KNOW BS.

    It is nearly impossible to hide from anyone these days. The average citizen with internet access and a cell phone can track just about anyone they want. Its scary how easy it is. So if you believe that we haven't known where he has been for a LONG time, then I really don't know how to help you.

    The importance of this whole rant is that we have left him in place for a reason. He was a strategically placed pawn that stayed on the board almost to the end of the game. People believe that if you take out leaders in a military or military organization that it crumbles. Not so. Look at the Taliban as a business and Bin Laden as the CEO if you will. If the CEO of Dell Computers dies tomorrow will all Dell computers stop getting sold and functioning properly? Not at all. There are many people that take up the slack and actually make things happen. Its the same with a terrorist organization. Or any military for that matter. Taking out Bin Laden prematurely would do nothing but inspire hate and a sense of martydom. The rest of the puzzle has to be set in place correctly. So was the bomb that killed Bin Laden a lucky fluke? NO! We knew what we were doing. So that means that the pieces are lining up. The end is nigh.

    I encourage everyone to look deeper at what you see on the news. The government does not tell you everything. And its nessecary that they don't. But that doesn't keep you from digging a little bit. Don't let the trees block your view of the forest.

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    YouTube - Bush: Truly not concerned about bin Laden (short version) The difference between a President that knows what he is doing....and one who doesn't. Thank you to the US Military...and thank you to President Obama for restoring honor and integrity to the White House and the United States
    <font size=5><b>Its been several weeks since the Vegas shooting.  Its it still "Too Early" or can we start having the conversation about finally doing something about these mass shootings???​</b></font>

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    Let me make an observation. Today, we have seen Liberals and Conservatives come together, and practically hold each others' hands, over this issue. Let's enjoy this moment while we can. Despite our differences, we are all Americans with a common love of country that is unmatched anywhere else in the world.

    Care to sing a song with me, folks?

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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Quote Originally Posted by NoMercy View Post
    You know what is most exciting about this? The underlying strategic tones of his death.

    I am an Intelligence Analyst in the US Army. So that means I'm pretty well trained and INFORMED on strategic planning and seeing things beyond face value.

    Lets look at this deeper. This should make everyone happy. Does anyone here really believe it is remotely possible that this old, withered up man has hid from the most powerful surveillance and monitoring on the face of the planet? Do you really believe that everyone in the terrorist organization of Taliban is so loyal that they would never rat each other out for a little change? I call BS. I KNOW BS.

    It is nearly impossible to hide from anyone these days. The average citizen with internet access and a cell phone can track just about anyone they want. Its scary how easy it is. So if you believe that we haven't known where he has been for a LONG time, then I really don't know how to help you.

    The importance of this whole rant is that we have left him in place for a reason. He was a strategically placed pawn that stayed on the board almost to the end of the game. People believe that if you take out leaders in a military or military organization that it crumbles. Not so. Look at the Taliban as a business and Bin Laden as the CEO if you will. If the CEO of Dell Computers dies tomorrow will all Dell computers stop getting sold and functioning properly? Not at all. There are many people that take up the slack and actually make things happen. Its the same with a terrorist organization. Or any military for that matter. Taking out Bin Laden prematurely would do nothing but inspire hate and a sense of martydom. The rest of the puzzle has to be set in place correctly. So was the bomb that killed Bin Laden a lucky fluke? NO! We knew what we were doing. So that means that the pieces are lining up. The end is nigh.

    I encourage everyone to look deeper at what you see on the news. The government does not tell you everything. And its nessecary that they don't. But that doesn't keep you from digging a little bit. Don't let the trees block your view of the forest.
    The conspiracy thread is elsewhere, Dr. Analyst. The best thing about a puppet enemy figurehead is that you can eliminate them easily and declare victory. Look what happened to Saddam. The fact that Osama was "left in place" disproves the puppet figurehead theory.

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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    In my uninformed and speculative opinion, this doesn't matter all that much in the big scheme of things.
    A good short term moral boost for people here, but it's likely that he wasn't calling the shots in the local area's of operation.
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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    With all the intel analysts, both US and pakistani, soldiers on the ground, CIA agents, pakistani agents, pakistani plants, paper pushers, etc, etc, the average share might just amount to 10 bucks each. LOL. This was a coordinated effort by a lot of people.
    Not if what MaggieD said is true. She said it was a tipster and if true? I agree with mega on this that they should get that money and they should also get some sort of protection as no telling what could happen to them?
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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Normally a major historical figure dies and it causes an outpouring of sorrow. Tonight a man is dead, children made fatherless, and there is singing and dancing in the streets. Sometimes I wonder what God was thinking when he tipped off Noah. An omniscient being should have known well enough not to expect anything better from us.

    Leaving that aside, are we really not going to get into the whole "in a mansion in a city 90 miles outside Islamabad" thing?
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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    In my uninformed and speculative opinion, this doesn't matter all that much in the big scheme of things.
    A good short term moral boost for people here, but it's likely that he wasn't calling the shots in the local area's of operation.
    To anyone who knows a victim, a first responder, or a citizen of NYC -- this means everything.

    A mass murder has met justice!!

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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    While this is nice, I doubt it will prove significant, in regards to US foreign policy

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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Quote Originally Posted by hazlnut View Post
    To anyone who knows a victim, a first responder, or a citizen of NYC -- this means everything.

    A mass murder has met justice!!
    Technically, that isn't "justice" in the traditional, American sense.
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