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Pirate Smile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-04-11 07:50 AM
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  -Time: Obama Pushed for Fight Your Way Out Option in bin Laden Raid Pirate Smile  May-03-11 04:40 PM   #0 
  - this needs to be shouted out loud and often  warrior1   May-03-11 04:43 PM   #1 
  - Pretty much destroys the "Obama had no involvement" line popping up online. nt  Parker CA   May-03-11 04:47 PM   #2 
  - What a difference it makes when a prez cares about most of the troops.  damntexdem   May-03-11 04:47 PM   #3 
  - THIS x 1000  paparush   May-04-11 08:14 AM   #21 
  - Remember bush cut military pay on the day he invaded Iraq.  alfredo   May-04-11 12:17 PM   #37 
  - Exactly . . .  janet118   May-04-11 11:17 AM   #32 
  - Nice!  Safetykitten   May-03-11 04:47 PM   #4 
  - Competence has returned to the White House  Thrill   May-03-11 04:49 PM   #5 
  - witness same competence with FEMA quick response to tornado's.. getting good marks from residents  BREMPRO   May-04-11 07:52 AM   #20 
  - Barack Hussein Obama - Commander in Chief  jpak   May-03-11 04:57 PM   #6 
  - Not bad for an arugula-eating professor.*  DrToast   May-03-11 05:00 PM   #7 
  - I've finally gave in and decided to use the Facebook "like" choice  OKNancy   May-03-11 05:02 PM   #8 
  - Same here  fujiyama   May-03-11 07:16 PM   #16 
     - I think people let a lot of the garbage thrown at Bill Clinton go - and there was a lot of it - and  Pirate Smile   May-03-11 08:19 PM   #17 
  - The "Jimmy Carter Syndrome" has bitten the dust, big time  DinahMoeHum   May-03-11 05:19 PM   #9 
  - That is such an unfortunate meme.  ieoeja   May-04-11 11:00 AM   #29 
     - unfortunate meme  trud   May-04-11 03:48 PM   #48 
  - Great job here  high density   May-03-11 05:26 PM   #10 
  - your problem is that you believe he hasn't. n/t  dionysus   May-03-11 07:03 PM   #15 
  - Glad to read this explanation. I had wondered how one helicopter  MasonJar   May-03-11 05:28 PM   #11 
  - I am so glad Obama is our president.  lucca18   May-03-11 05:41 PM   #12 
  - You KNOW bush and rummy would have screwed it up.  louis-t   May-03-11 05:45 PM   #13 
     - They would have bombed the house next door. nt  Javaman   May-04-11 01:48 PM   #43 
  - K&R nt  Cognitive_Resonance   May-03-11 06:30 PM   #14 
  - kick  Pirate Smile   May-03-11 11:27 PM   #18 
  - Kick  Pirate Smile   May-04-11 07:50 AM   #19 
  - K&R  truebrit71   May-04-11 08:16 AM   #22 
  - What I don't understand in this story is why the military didn't have a "fight your way out"  CTyankee   May-04-11 09:29 AM   #23 
  - Honestly I am not surprised. There have been too many examples of the military brass  Kdillard   May-04-11 09:39 AM   #25 
  - The only thing I could think of is that the brass might have felt that they couldn't  CTyankee   May-04-11 09:43 AM   #26 
     - That or overconfidence. You will recall there was no contingency plan in Somalia either.  ieoeja   May-04-11 11:03 AM   #30 
        - So after Desert I and Somalia, nobody got the DUH and prepared a contingency plan?  CTyankee   May-04-11 11:09 AM   #31 
           - I believe they widely view Desert I as being the result of inexperience.  ieoeja   May-04-11 11:31 AM   #34 
              - I've always wondered who screwed up the Somalia incident.  CTyankee   May-04-11 02:22 PM   #45 
                 - The military would take exception to "screwed up".  ieoeja   May-05-11 10:56 AM   #49 
                    - Well, lessons learned...at least for now...  CTyankee   May-05-11 06:57 PM   #51 
  - Listening to the chatter on Morning Joe (they had talked to Biden and others the night before), it  Pirate Smile   May-04-11 09:45 AM   #27 
  - Four helicopters = twice as much noise  Recursion   May-04-11 01:44 PM   #41 
     - That's a fair guess, and one that I share. It makes sense...  CTyankee   May-05-11 01:44 PM   #50 
  - Could you imagine if there had been an accident like  AdrianInOcala   May-04-11 09:37 AM   #24 
  - It's hard to believe a man who never served a minute in the military ...  GeorgeGist   May-04-11 10:59 AM   #28 
  - because he didnt  Muskypundit   May-04-11 11:38 AM   #35 
  - This is true leadership  nonperson   May-04-11 11:27 AM   #33 
  - There's difference. Republicans, don't take orders. n/t  vaberella   May-04-11 12:54 PM   #39 
  - AMERICA...FUCK YEAH!!!  jorno67   May-04-11 12:15 PM   #36 
  - LMAO he wanted to offer OBL a bi-partisan solution??  Myrina   May-04-11 12:47 PM   #38 
  - What?  Pirate Smile   May-04-11 01:02 PM   #40 
  - So in other words...  Javaman   May-04-11 01:47 PM   #42 
  - You're welcome.  Pirate Smile   May-04-11 01:55 PM   #44 
  - Why would anyone ever create an operational plan that did NOT have a  RaleighNCDUer   May-04-11 03:19 PM   #46 
  - Basically, if this story is true, Obama saved the lives of  JDPriestly   May-04-11 03:41 PM   #47 
 

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