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#1 But weren't we told just yesterday that The One led the attack? so perhaps the 3 cancelled missions weren't cancelled, but merely practice ones so he could fine-tune the salient points of leading... ( or pack his blankee in his dufflebag.)
Posted by USN, ret. 2012-08-21 01:34||
#2 No US paper could print this - not that they would want to - for fear of the Chicago Machine.
Ironic it came from Britan. Wonder if Champ is having second thoughts about sending the Churchill bust back?
Posted by Bobby 2012-08-21 05:41||
#3 The Daily Wail is the most seen newspaper site in the world.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-08-21 05:55||
#4 Unfortunately the book will be lost in all the partisan sniping and media distraction.
Posted by Steve White 2012-08-21 07:40||
#5 "Leading from Behind" book sez Mars landing was given OK by Val Jarrett
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-21 07:43||
#6 Unfortunately the book will be lost in all the partisan sniping and media distraction.
That's up to Chris Christie.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2012-08-21 07:58||
#7 Valerie Jarrett, the Edith Bolling Galt Wilson [aka the real first female president] of the Obama Administration.
His[Woodrow Wilson] constant attendant, Edith Wilson took over many routine duties and details of government. She carefully screened all matters of state and decided which were important enough to bring to the bedridden president. "I studied every paper sent from the different Secretaries or Senators," she wrote later of her role, "and tried to digest and present in tabloid form the things that, despite my vigilance, had to go to the President. I, myself, never made a single decision regarding the disposition of public affairs. The only decision that was mine was what was important and what was not, and the very important decision of when to present matters to my husband."
Edith also strongly opposed allowing Vice President Thomas R. Marshall to assume the powers of the presidency. She selected matters for her husband's attention and let everything else go to the heads of departments or remain in abeyance. In My Memoir, published in 1939, she called her role a "stewardship" and insisted that her actions had been taken only because the president's doctors told her to do so for her husband's mental health. - wiki
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-08-21 08:09||
#8 I think it means dear reader is so ass kick'n he killed bin Dover four times...with his mind.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-08-21 08:47||
#9 I bet he also cancelled the mission that actually got bin Laden, but it was too late. He had to have had something in place in case of an Iranian-hostage-rescue-style disaster.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-08-21 09:16||
#10 It doesn't even matter. Pinetta, Obama, Jarrett - disgusting creatures all. The only thing that matters is this treasonous cabal be defeated handily in November otherwise we're done.
Posted by Dikhed Al Fuqwad 2012-08-21 10:08||
#11 Al Fuqwad .... by chance, do you have kin working at DIA ?
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-21 10:26||
#12 Not that I know of Besoeker. I suspect my view is a common one with those guys though.
Posted by Dikhed Al Fuqwad 2012-08-21 10:45||
#13 The secret to Obama's rise to power was to vote "Present" if he was not sure of the outcome. He felt that potential risk to gotcha's on important issues was not worth it.
Every decision is evaluated solely on the potential impact to what he percieves as his political power.
If America is still the land of the free and the brave, he will ulitmately fail here.
Posted by Neville Crunter6407 2012-08-21 11:01||
#14 Obama can't make a morally difficult decision. Period.
Now an immoral decision he'll make in a heartbeat.
Posted by DarthVader 2012-08-21 11:28||
#15 He doesn't decide anything. He just reads what's on the teleprompter, then gets in a round of golf. That's it. Period.
Posted by Iblis 2012-08-21 13:00||
#16 My gut tells me he was hoping someone in the military/CIA would take the chance and do it anyway at some point. Thus he could take credit for success and have a patsy if things went wrong.
Unfortunately the military doesn't work that way outside of Hollywood.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-08-21 14:36||
#17 Two things forced De Won's hand:
1) Hillary had already brought her set of balls;
2) someone had already ordered the pizza;
3) nobody thought to put a check box by the "abort mission" option.
Three things...three things forced the De Won's hand: [Oh, bloody hell!]
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2012-08-21 15:46||
#18 Three things...three things forced the De Won's hand
And so Ben Laden went under the bus.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-08-21 16:21||
#19 Unfortunately the military doesn't work that way outside of Hollywood.
See yesterday's Rant posting on the hit in morale the Army is taking and "lack of leadership".
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-08-21 16:24||
#20 9819, where is your /sarc tag?
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-08-21 18:08||
#21 Panetta made the call.
Posted by newc 2012-08-21 18:34||
#22 The killing of bin Laden is at the centre of Obama's re-election campaign
Well, maybe not now.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-08-21 18:39||
#23 Aaaaaand 9819 is gone, erased by my magic finger.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-08-21 19:19||