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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

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    roflmfao!!!!
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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Best thing Obama has accomplished!
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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    It would seem from BBC reports that this six foot five inch Arab was living among Pakistanis, whose average height is almost a foot less less than that, only half a mile from a large garrison of the troops tasked with finding him. How odd.
    If i was six foot five I'd be a baller not a terrorist. What a ****in waste of height.
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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Quote Originally Posted by The Giant Noodle View Post
    Best thing Obama has accomplished!

    To be clear, labeling this as an "Obama accomplishment" seems a little much. Any President occupying the WH would have ordered the same action hopefully. You make it sound like Barry suited up in black fatigues and single handedly repelled down and with knife in teeth, snuck up and shot himself.

    Let's give credit where credit is due, and I am glad that Obama gave the order to kill OBL, but the real credit goes to the Seal teams that got the job done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    If i was six foot five I'd be a baller not a terrorist. What a ****in waste of height.
    Not too many courts over there, and kind of hard to dribble that ox head. Not to mention the basket nailed to a building may not be regulation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Not too many courts over there, and kind of hard to dribble that ox head. Not to mention the basket nailed to a building may not be regulation.

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    I'd be the first Saudi baller in America. bound to get lotsa endorsements.
    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.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    To be clear, labeling this as an "Obama accomplishment" seems a little much. Any President occupying the WH would have ordered the same action hopefully. You make it sound like Barry suited up in black fatigues and single handedly repelled down and with knife in teeth, snuck up and shot himself.

    Let's give credit where credit is due, and I am glad that Obama gave the order to kill OBL, but the real credit goes to the Seal teams that got the job done.

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    I agree with you, but people who said the same thing of Bush after 9/11 were criticized as being anti-American. Just saying. Honestly, I don't care who deserves credit, I'm just glad that some can get some peace and closure from this.

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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    To be clear, labeling this as an "Obama accomplishment" seems a little much. Any President occupying the WH would have ordered the same action hopefully. You make it sound like Barry suited up in black fatigues and single handedly repelled down and with knife in teeth, snuck up and shot himself.

    Let's give credit where credit is due, and I am glad that Obama gave the order to kill OBL, but the real credit goes to the Seal teams that got the job done.

    j-mac
    I was waiting for this. The GOP hates.... HATES when the opposition does something awesome. Now Im waiting for them to bash Obama somehow and/ or make it look like THEY are the victors.

    OH!!!!!! WAIT!!!!!!!!!!

    Just remember liberals... this (Bin Laden's death), like EVERYTHING ELSE...

    Is BUSH'S FAULT!!!!!
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    Re: Osama Bin Laden is dead

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Patrick View Post
    I agree with you, but people who said the same thing of Bush after 9/11 were criticized as being anti-American. Just saying. Honestly, I don't care who deserves credit, I'm just glad that some can get some peace and closure from this.

    Yeah, me too Doc.

    The real risk that Obama did take is that if this mission were a disaster, he would have been blamed for that as well. I remember the failed mission from Carter with the hostages. But, Obama did the right thing here, and as harsh a critic of him as I am, he gets my congrats for ordering, and making sure this mission had what it needed to succeed. I say good job.

    Now on to the budget.

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