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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    i didn't want him to be specifically killed as i am not the revenge type, but i did want the threat he represented removed.
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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    If possible, Osama should have been brought back to the U.S. and put on trial. It would have lead to his execution anyways.

    But I'm having a hard time understanding how a 50+ year old man who was unarmed could have posed a threat to the highly trained SEALS, which lead to him getting shot in the head and in the chest... and no where else somehow. Obviously I wasn't there, but I'd like to hear more information about how all this went down.

    If they executed him then and there (or shot him before giving him a chance to surrender), that would be a horrible representation of our country. What Osama did was unforgivable, but we should not stoop down to that level. Justice and revenge are on completely different levels.
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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jucon View Post
    If possible, Osama should have been brought back to the U.S. and put on trial. It would have lead to his execution anyways.

    But I'm having a hard time understanding how a 50+ year old man who was unarmed could have posed a threat to the highly trained SEALS, which lead to him getting shot in the head and in the chest... and no where else somehow. Obviously I wasn't there, but I'd like to hear more information about how all this went down.

    If they executed him then and there (or shot him before giving him a chance to surrender), that would be a horrible representation of our country. What Osama did was unforgivable, but we should not stoop down to that level. Justice and revenge are on completely different levels.
    While wifey rushed the assault team, bin Laden was at the far end of the room moving in a manner that did not signify his surrender. The great age-equalizer, an AK-47, along with a handgun were later found in the same room. This was the equivalent of SEALs storming Hitler's bunker, and taking him out with extreme prejudice. If it was a choreographed hit on our enemy's top commander, I am seriously okay with that, just as I would have been okay with putting a bullet between Hitler's eyes on the battlefield of WW2.

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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jucon View Post
    If possible, Osama should have been brought back to the U.S. and put on trial. It would have lead to his execution anyways.

    But I'm having a hard time understanding how a 50+ year old man who was unarmed could have posed a threat to the highly trained SEALS, which lead to him getting shot in the head and in the chest... and no where else somehow. Obviously I wasn't there, but I'd like to hear more information about how all this went down.

    If they executed him then and there (or shot him before giving him a chance to surrender), that would be a horrible representation of our country. What Osama did was unforgivable, but we should not stoop down to that level. Justice and revenge are on completely different levels.
    The end result is the same, and this way we don't have to endure a show trial that gives Osama one last international platform to spew his rhetoric and appear as a martyr to all the Islamic world. We're at war with Al Queda, an opponent that has no respect for the civilized rules of war. Bin Laden was a perfectly legitimate military target.
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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    No. I don't want anyone "killed" for revenge. I do on the other hand think he got what he deserved insofar as he hurt and killed many.

    We have to be better than those we fight and not stoop to the level they do.
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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    Duh! Of course!
    Who cares who or what the : I'm voting for?

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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    Yea, but i kinda wanted him alive also...
    But i can see if i had a gun and was standing right in front of the ****er it would be hard for me not to shoot him in the face...
    But either which way it dont matter to me...


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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorgasm View Post
    I wanted him tickled to death. Does that count?

    I was sort of hoping for a repeat of the almost final scene of Braveheart sans the merciful beheading



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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    I was sort of hoping for a repeat of the almost final scene of Braveheart sans the merciful beheading
    I've never watched that movie.
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    Re: Did you want Osama Bin Laden killed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Badmutha View Post
    If you answered YES......

    Congratulations, you have the same intellect, guts, ability, and capability of our Community-Orgainzer-In-Chief...... Barack HusSame Obama.......who also answered YES, which thereby brought an end to his contribution and involvement in the planning, execution, and situation alltogether.

    If you believe a President with zero foreign policy experience and not a shred of military experience had anything more to do with Osama's killing than "Yes"........you would sorely be mistaken.

    Let us congratulate Obama on saying YES, albeit a nutless monkey could have also done that job.


    If you answered NO......

    You are not qualified to be Commander-In-Chief.......sorry..
    I think you are overlooking some pretty critical distinctions here.


    I didn't want Osama killed. I wanted him whisked away to a secret prison where his head was dunked underwater until he told us everything he knew and then some. The intel dump we got from his house is supposed to be enormous - imagine how much more we could glean from it if we had him to question over it, if we could drag from his brain every ounce of context, meaning, and background. Then we should have released some pathetic videos of him going over the notes with US analysts, helping the Americans to decipher the information and track down his former jihadi buddies....

    .... and then we should have executed him.



    sadly, this could never happen. Osama had to be killed right there, lest Eric Holder get his claws into the case and start insisting that he be read his Miranda Rights, provided a Lawyer, used to Prove the Purity of the System, etc.... Had one of the SEALs (gasp!) mishandled delicate Osama, we would have had to see one of our True Heroes get put on trial because a poor wittle tewwowist weader got his wrist slapped.

    So Osama had to be killed. Not because that was the optimum solution, but to keep our own idiots from turning him into a weapon against us.

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