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#1 He taketh his golf club where no other man had been before and hitteth many, many balls.
And he has mighty army of OWS, SEIU, Holder, and a puppeteer puveyor over the Holacaust in support of all of his efforts, Yet still cannot beat tiger.
Posted by newc 2012-06-16 00:08||
#2 When that happens, we will desperately want the credibility to judge their actions."
Or we could just like, you know, kill them.
Posted by SteveS 2012-06-16 00:36||
#3 This is the only thing he's doing right.
Posted by tu3031 2012-06-16 00:38||
#4 We COULD abandon the 'doctrine of assassination, that violation of human rights, and go back to the approach we used in WWII - fire bomb raids, nukes, etc.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-06-16 00:50||
#5 If you're planning to kill Fire Ants with a pistol, you may wish to bring a lawn chair and plenty of ammunition. You may be at it for quite a spell.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-16 01:06||
#6 The term "prisoner" or "POW" isn't even used or whispered in Afghanistan. Suspected Taliban which are captured are referred to as "detainees." The duration of detention is highly structured and vigorously enforced by DoD JAG officers. If held at all (which must gain very lofty approvals) the dentention generally does not exceed a couple of weeks. Taliban suspects have quickly learned that they must only remain silent for a short while, enjoy the chow, ISAF hospitality, and provide scripted answers to questioning. They also know they will be shown photographs of known Taliban suspects, to which they routinely deny any knowledge of.... or confuse collection efforts by identifying them by a previously unknown alias.
Detainees who are later released are debriefed by Taliban leadership and provide detailed information on specific ISAF questioning and photographs/personnel of interest. [the Americans think Omar is Yusef. I told them the photo was of Yaseem].
Some detainees with established Taliban associations are handed over to the host nation for prison incarceration. The entire detention process disestablishes long-term interrogation efforts and has a chilling effect on Human Intelligence collection.
Welcome to Afghanistan. Welcome to Obama's war.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-16 01:50||
#7 Obama: warrior president
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-06-16 04:02||
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Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-16 06:40||
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-06-16 09:07||
#11 The administration counted all adult males killed by drone fire as combatants without knowing that for certain.
Was Al-Alawki officially designated as a "combatant"? Don't think so. Bad dude no doubt but he was never even charged with any crime...much less convicted. But hey...according to the liberals Cheney should be charged as a war criminal for giving a wink and a nod for KSM's ride on the boogie-board. (An actual enemy combatant) And The One can publically call for and carry out the assassination of a US citizen without crowds of hippies dancing with giant puppets. It's good to be the King Light Bringer.
Posted by DepotGuy 2012-06-16 09:50||
#12 It is hard to sell or buy the notion that Obummer is a warrior president.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-06-16 11:44||
#13 and since Xena has the Warrior Princess™ thang locked up, he's SOL
Posted by Frank G 2012-06-16 12:00||
#14 Compare and contrast:
"Washington, with his hat in his hand, rode forward and waved the Americans forward, while he rode ahead on his horse. At this point, Mawhood had moved his troops slightly to the left to get out of the range of the American artillery fire. Washington gave orders not to fire until he gave them the signal, and when they were thirty yards away, he turned around on his horse, facing his men and said "Halt!" and then "Fire!". At this moment, the British also fired, obscuring the field in a cloud of smoke. One of Washington's officers, thinking he was dead, as he was in between both lines, exposed from fire on both sides, pulled his hat over his eyes, but when the smoke cleared, Washington appeared, unharmed, waving his men forward."
Posted by Matt 2012-06-16 12:23||
#15 Honestly, overall, this is the only thing that Obama does that I really like. Al-Alawki had, in effect, declared war on the United States and was in the process of waging it. That gets you a bullet, not a trial, and it honestly don't matter how that bullet is delivered. Whatever works.
Posted by Secret Master 2012-06-16 12:47||
#16 Who would have thought. A wolf in sheeps clothing. I can see him now at his next fundraiser;
Posted by Dale 2012-06-16 21:54||