Documents in bin Laden compound discuss attacking Obama
Bin Laden compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan Photo by: AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images
July 15th, 2011
03:20 PM ET

Documents in bin Laden compound discuss attacking Obama

Documents recovered from Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan show that al Qaeda spoke of attacking President Barack Obama and Gen. David Petraeus, a source familiar with the materials recovered from the compound said Friday.

The documents refer to an attack that would destroy the aircraft carrying Obama and Petraeus in the region, the source said, referring to the Afghanistan, Pakistan area.

The documents also referred in a more general way to a desire by al Qaeda to attack the president and Petraeus, who was will be departing soon as the U.S. military commander in Afghanistan.

A U.S. official, who was not authorized to speak on the record, described the Bin Laden documents as "him in his brainstorming mode ... hey, I have an idea, what if we did this."

U.S. forces killed bin Laden during a raid on May 2. They recovered documents and other material during the raid.

Petraeus declined to comment, a spokesman said Friday.

Another U.S. official said the documents showed bin Laden was interested in attacking the United States on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. According to that official, bin Laden wrote about "identifying a team of operatives to attack the homeland." But the official said there was nothing specific and "it's unclear his discussions about those operatives were more than discussion."

The first official said overall, the documents indicate "these were ideas, not fully or even partially planned plots."

Other materials taken from Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan have confirmed that the al Qaeda leader communicated with the Yemen-based group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, according to a third U.S. official, familiar with the ongoing U.S. analysis of the documents.

The search through bin Laden's materials has also found direct evidence that while in hiding in Pakistan, bin Laden was encouraging direct plots to attack Americans and U.S. interests in Europe late last year, according to the U.S. official.

There were several threats at the time that led the United States to issue an October 2010 alert for Americans traveling in Europe, the source emphasized.

Bin Laden was "aware, supportive and trying to motivate his operatives in Europe. He was pushing them," the source said.

The U.S. intelligence community had classified information at the time suggesting that bin Laden was involved, the U.S. official said, but the documents taken from the compound have provided confirmation. Officials have previously said bin Laden always placed a top priority on trying to attack Americans.

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    August 7, 2011 at 3:28 pm | Reply
  5. ranger 830

    OH ! One more thing all you radical tea party / GOP / anti abortion / holly rollers pushing your christian agenda on the entire country just like brainwashed fools! You are no better than the two right wing extreamist muslims that I shot and killed yesterday!!! Yeah just another day in paradise!!! Lots of love from Kandahar xoxo

    August 4, 2011 at 1:11 pm | Reply
    • Bruce Cutlass

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      August 4, 2011 at 9:39 pm | Reply
      • SPacific

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        August 4, 2011 at 11:48 pm |
    • joe

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      August 6, 2011 at 2:10 am | Reply
  6. ranger 830

    BOOTS ON THE GROUND SAYS.All you idiots go back to watching fox news.Because you dont know doodly squat about shit over here.But thanks for exercising your fist amendment rights that we all provide.Oh and your welcome enjoy now yall.

    August 4, 2011 at 1:03 pm | Reply
    • joe

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      August 6, 2011 at 2:05 am | Reply
    • stupidcomments

      i like how someone is always talking about the freedom and rights that they provide for us. Last time i looked our freedom and rights have been ours ever since we rid this country of the indian that did not meet our standards, had a civil war and called our selves the greatest country in the world. And sence that day we mettel in every other countrys business which in turn brings hate to our country. But we justify war, many of which our own actions have brought upon, to say we are protecting every americans rights and freedom. The books may be wrong but i think they said japan was the only country to invade us so to speak by killing our forces.

      December 24, 2011 at 7:17 am | Reply
    • stupidcomments

      One more thing, if you wish to protect us, fine, protect us from our own government that promotes the rich, from the rich that take our jobs and send them to countries that do slave labor, and from every person in this country that only think of the people they see in the mirror. Maybe if you unite the people as one we might have a country worth bragging about instead of making notches for every country we take down.

      December 24, 2011 at 7:24 am | Reply
  7. steve

    That is good news that thery the navy seals assinated osama bin laden in his compound. However we still provide monies to pakistan and they knew that he was right there. a man like Osama bin Laden you just just cannot hide in plain site of the public. Pakistan security forces knew that he was there. We should pay more attention to those now.

    July 28, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Reply
  8. stupidcomments

    i saw the paper, right next to the ones of the WMD'S AND MASS GRAVES that bush told us were there.

    July 28, 2011 at 11:05 am | Reply
    • bob

      You were never in Iraq, talking $hit, useless comment. If you think the world was a better place Saddam and O may the next attack affect you, then you will believe these people are out to kill for what ever reason.

      August 1, 2011 at 7:28 am | Reply
      • stupidcomments

        maybe bush should not of agreed to the fact he lied then after he was on a talk show when he was out of office. Since 9/11 there have been countless documentaries that showed it was the us that started these wars in the first place. Get your facts right or get glasses.

        August 2, 2011 at 8:22 am |
  9. C.Cantu

    This war is ideological and Islam is the root of the problem. Muslim clerics (ayatollahs, mullahs, sheiks, muftis, ullemas, imans, etc) are the puppets to brainwash people's minds and transform them into irrational beasts, intolerant, full of hatred, violence, vengeance, discrimination without common sense and basic universal ethical and moral standards.
    Strategies to combat this trend is to force and impose a complete religious freedom among Muslim societies without the social and culture stigmas. Counteract Islam with traditional Middle Eastern Christian Faiths who had survived the continuous struggle to abolish them from Muslim countries.

    July 28, 2011 at 9:05 am | Reply
    • word

      um, you are talking about right wing Christians, correct?

      July 29, 2011 at 10:39 am | Reply
    • alumette

      I need a break from my laughter. You want to replace Islam by Christianity ? What's the difference ? Have you noticed the movement of extreme right wing radicals lately ? this crazy guy in Norway ? Radical religions are all dangerous. When people will learn to accept others difference and views, then we will have a chance at peace. No organized religion would even be better since the problems of society go way back to religious differences. Can't we be spiritual without religion ? you bet but you have to grow brains first. People have been brainwashed since childhood and it is difficult to get past that.

      July 31, 2011 at 9:40 pm | Reply
  10. abu bakr xavier

    Can't we all just get along. life is to short. may peace reign all over this world.

    July 28, 2011 at 7:09 am | Reply
    • alumette

      It would be lovely.

      July 31, 2011 at 9:41 pm | Reply
  11. Bob Spadoni

    So I see that the GOP, FOX NEWS, and Osama Bin Laden all have something in common: Get Obama!!

    July 21, 2011 at 8:49 pm | Reply
    • Peggie

      The GOP must have got that memo from Bin Laden as that seems to be what they do best right now!!

      July 23, 2011 at 3:08 am | Reply
    • p41

      ROTFL..

      July 24, 2011 at 3:59 pm | Reply
    • Nuet

      Who really knows who will get who. Who is who in this world. Only thing for sure is that one day, we will die. By who or what ....who knows???? Bot dae boc coo...no kae nae na choo...O dole lae key ma!!

      July 25, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Reply
    • Frikidiki

      Fox News....balh blah blah.....GOP.......BLAH BLAH BLAH. Shut up and go eat some ravioli.

      August 1, 2011 at 5:38 pm | Reply
      • SPacific

        You don't really view FOX News, do you?

        August 5, 2011 at 12:01 am |
  12. capnmike

    Attack Obama? Gee, I didn't know Bin Laden was just another pig Republican! Must have been one of those Tea Party nutjobs all along.

    July 21, 2011 at 10:12 am | Reply
  13. Jeff

    Little did Osama know that documents in the Obama compound called for dumping his corpse in the ocean ASAP.

    July 21, 2011 at 12:33 am | Reply
  14. jusjimmy

    The Lord said that vengeance is His but I was so glad that God has his vengeance. I take to joy in the lost of life because I have no heaven nor a hell to put people in. But I think God definitely got this one right this time. God bless the united states of america

    July 16, 2011 at 11:46 am | Reply
    • Mary

      "God" didn't kill him...THE SEALS DID. Give credit where credit it due.

      July 20, 2011 at 3:28 pm | Reply
    • Shtankcloud

      Great... Another nut job dragging the United States into the dark ages.

      July 20, 2011 at 8:36 pm | Reply
    • capnmike

      Bin Laden wasn't killed by any fairytale non-existent "god", he was killed by a group of brave SEALs ...it sure would be nice if y'all would stop injecting your religious nonsense into the real world.

      July 21, 2011 at 10:14 am | Reply
      • Cards4fun

        God directs mens paths you atheistic fool now husg up.

        July 24, 2011 at 4:50 am |
      • Cards4fun

        God directs mens paths you atheistic fool now hush up.

        July 24, 2011 at 4:50 am |
      • LOL

        @Cards4Fun – so God is responsible for 9/11?

        August 4, 2011 at 9:39 am |
  15. wmalik

    The death of osama does not make any difference to the groups intentions. I think the ideology is out there and that can not be beaten with superior weapons but it can be with superior minds.

    July 16, 2011 at 8:24 am | Reply
    • steve

      I think we should reitterate to the credit system soon and finally we can cut off their financial support. That should rule to any nato country to combat terrorism.

      July 22, 2011 at 3:24 pm | Reply
      • alumette

        Bin Laden's money came mainly from Saudi which is rich from the oil the world buys from them...us, Russia, Europe, etc...I guess the people that supported him did not get money from the US. We used to pay him when he was a mujahadin working for the US in Afghanistan, keeping the Russians from invading but that dried up when the Russians pulled out and the cold war ended. He was out of a mission so he turned against us instead. Tricky when people start killing. They can't stop.

        July 31, 2011 at 9:52 pm |
  16. ukt87

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYMKQKSV0bY&w=640&h=390]

    July 16, 2011 at 2:17 am | Reply
    • Pharos

      What does this have to do with a murdering scum planning to do more murdering? We all know what religion Bin Laden was. We all know he claimed to act in the name of his religion.
      Typical behavior. Change the subject.

      July 16, 2011 at 5:36 am | Reply
  17. wwsd

    The muslims serve their master well. Porky, the Pig God, blesses them with the right to kill others as they are killed to make bacon and his prophet is a pig f***er.

    July 16, 2011 at 1:05 am | Reply
    • illuminati

      May the pig of paradise fly up your nose

      July 16, 2011 at 1:15 am | Reply
    • Dana

      if u wanna talk about the right to kill.. what are the americans doing at iraq and isreali at palestine? do u have any idea how many innocent families and kids has been killed by american and isreali troops? religion or no religion... we both have brains and it is just illogical =/

      July 16, 2011 at 12:03 pm | Reply
      • TD

        And what about the Turks and the PKK, Armenians, Germans, etc. you can go on with this, what seems illogical- but instead of throwing out a couple meaningless statements, what do you propose Israel do? And we should not have gone into Iraq? Do the Kurds deserve their own country? Politics are complicated, what was the point of writing that?

        July 19, 2011 at 1:24 pm |
      • cyclopes

        hahhahhhahaaaaaaaaa...... you are crazy.

        July 20, 2011 at 9:38 am |
      • dana

        you see.. what im talking about here is humanity and respect to different religions, as a reply to 'WWSD'... muslims are asked to and believe in respecting christians and jews and other religions believing in god.. we also believe that we have no right to decide on who gets the right to live.. we leave such matters in the hand of god.. we are only allowed to declare war as defence or as a way to protect our rights.. regardless, we never can have the right to kill innocent families.. we only have the right to declare war against the men who choose to go out to fight ( the army)...

        true muslims are against extremists and I personally dont believe that what osama bin laden did was right.. What bothers me is that a lot of people in the USA and other countries recieve faulty information about muslims and other religions and are not educated enough and then they go out and start insulting religions that they know nothing about =/

        July 20, 2011 at 9:59 am |
  18. illuminati

    This is what happens when the oppressive USA government interferes in the religious and political issues of other countries. The USA makes friends one day with countries, gives them money as long as they will abide by the dictates and goals of the USA. As soon as the countries do not want to be under the domination of the USA they are then considered the enemy. Of course, other subgroups within countries develop since it would be too dangerous for a smaller country to defy the USA by itself. These subgroups without alliegiance to any country then unite to oppose the political action of the USA. The USA then gets involved in wars in order to subjugate and dominate other countries. These wars then play into the internal dynamics and economics of the USA. When the wars develop the companies that manufacture war equipment and supplies make money. The military then needs to pratice with the weapons. War is declared. When there is a recession the president can then say that he cured the recession, however, the president will not say that it was done through having lost many American lives and incdreasing military spending while bankrupting the country. This time the USA will not recover. The recession is still here after all these years. The wars have been going on for years. The government now has the problem of what to do if all of the troops would be brought back. This would be the worst depression the USA ever experienced. Most likely that would lead to the worse internal revolution the USA ever saw.

    July 16, 2011 at 12:15 am | Reply
    • natethetree

      some of your points actually make sense, but you lost me on the whole create war for money/financial gain... george w. bush wanted to test his military... perhaps.. under the mask of terrorism... "some one has to pay" idealism but to state that the past ten years have been some terribly gone-wrong plan to stabalize our economy, you are clearly some kind of conspiracy theorist.... i think the only succesful mending of the US and hateful anti-american establishments would be for the united states to completly pull out of all us-military involvment.. this doesn't mean just to remove ourselves from warzones alone, this also includes a mind set of re-building and remaking the american landscape... and what better, more capable force, than returning military veterans.... this is the 21st century... isn't it time to build futures

      July 16, 2011 at 1:16 am | Reply
      • illuminati

        I am a conspiracy theorist. I conspire to prove you are NUTS!

        July 16, 2011 at 1:24 am |
      • illuminati

        Of course, the USA can destroy the rest of the world and itself until all other countries align against the USA

        July 16, 2011 at 1:26 am |
      • natethetree

        you sounds like a fun guy illuminati... the best answer is to just stoke the fire isn't it? are you sure only the US is to blame or is it just hate that fuels your fire? of what view point do you take? i merely seek solutions... not reasons to wage war... cant the us fix itself and can't the middle east try and fix themselves... why so hateful?

        July 16, 2011 at 1:46 am |
      • illuminati

        You are too dense to explain reality to you.
        I will just make it simple. Burn baby burn

        July 16, 2011 at 2:36 am |
      • illuminati

        The USA is the EVIL EMPIRE

        July 16, 2011 at 2:38 am |
      • natethetree

        what is your reality? you seem like the hateful one... you've offered nothing positive, you are much like the US you hate so much, only spitting out more hateful thoughts for things you claim to be an expert on, im not for anyone religion or government.. our country has many flaws... and you, the great illuminati offer... "burn baby burn" ??? you are no better than the rest of the hateful people you seem to know so much about... and when I point the finger at myself, three of those fingers point at you... try it

        July 16, 2011 at 3:29 am |
    • Han Lue

      "This is what happens when the oppressive USA government interferes in the religious and political issues of other countries."

      All powerful countries interfere in the matters of other countries. That's the way human society has always worked.

      The question is, how MUCH can you do it before overstepping your bounds and hurting yourself.

      And the USA isn't the only one interfering. Pakistan wants to be a regional power, so it too interferes with surrounding countries, like Afghanistan.

      July 16, 2011 at 9:40 am | Reply
    • Light In The Black

      Military Industrial complex lost its best friend when the Soviet Union collapsed.
      How do you start a war without an enemy ?
      AAaahhhh......manufacture one.
      After 911 happened The Bush administration blamed Bin Laden.

      The Truth :
      Unical (an oil company) wanted a pipeline for gas and oil from Uzbekistan to Afghanistan into Pakistan (to the coast)
      to ship to China. Taliban controlled Afghanistan said no.
      911 happens, Bush Administration demands Taliban turn Bin Laden over.
      Taliban says "if you have proof" you can have him.
      There is no proof, so we invade anyway, overturn Taliban, put Karzai in control
      (Karzai was a member of Unicals board)
      pipeline is on.
      Months later we "Find" a tape of a man who doesnt even look like bin laden
      taking credit for the attacks. The man in the video is also wearing a gold ring (against religion)
      and is seen writting with the wrong hand. Great proof huh.
      But we announce to the world that this is the proof he planned 911.
      We also now control the poppy fields.
      Then we invade Iraq.
      For those that scream it cant be about oil, because America isnt getting the oil,
      The oil isnt for us in America, its for control of the oil world wide.
      Who else has oil ? Iran.
      Take a look at the map, we are in Iraq (Irans western border) and we are in Afghanistan (Irans Western border)
      We also have bases in Azerbajan (Irans northern border)
      Surrounded.
      The neocons want to control the worlds oil.
      Ghaddafi wanted to nationalise his oil companies, bang, he gets it next.
      Do you know what the job of the CIA is ?
      Thier job is to keep the American economy afloat by any means neccessary
      Including laundering drug money.
      The Military Industrial people are the Neocons, and they control the White House, and Congress.
      The United States hasnt been a country since JFK was eliminated,
      we are a corporation controlled by the elite.
      This is just one phase of a larger plan.
      There is more coming, the Tea Party debt ceiling fiasco was one act in a much larger play.
      These people play "Risk" with real armies,
      and "Monopoly" with real money.
      You are the pieces in the game.

      August 6, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Reply
  19. natethetree

    this list of responses to this article has to be some of the dumbest redneck backwoods couch-politics I've ever seen... how is it these people can post this stuff... it's complete idiocracy.... I'm not pointing my fingers at the people trying to stick up for this or that religion... but come on... some of these people are just plain old scary

    July 15, 2011 at 11:55 pm | Reply
    • illuminati

      Point your finger at yourself

      July 16, 2011 at 12:18 am | Reply
  20. Mowatsparty

    That's frightening. Too bad he died, could have been a sweet book deal.

    July 15, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Reply
  21. Jason

    What a load of crap. This from the same people who "killed" the most wanted man in the world and then thought it would be a good idea to depose of his body after. I mean, cmon..

    July 15, 2011 at 10:41 pm | Reply
    • Han Lue

      Based on Islamic law, they did believe it was a good idea, and understandably so. Being an American ought to be about being the bigger man, so to speak.

      July 16, 2011 at 9:41 am | Reply
  22. bubak

    mofo's dead. nuf-said. peace

    July 15, 2011 at 9:53 pm | Reply
  23. tickled

    Oops..'President'

    July 15, 2011 at 9:27 pm | Reply
  24. tickled

    @t-peezy? SPELL CHECK! All of u nay-sayers void of lucid solutions hell-bent on bashing this country and OUR presudent? Leave then! Try your luck n Germany,Cuba,Mexico,ANYWHERE else..dumbasses! Obama is an AWESOME leader!!

    July 15, 2011 at 9:26 pm | Reply
    • illuminati

      We can find a place for you on some galatic rock.

      July 16, 2011 at 12:30 am | Reply
  25. Kurt the viking

    There is no reason at all to think that our nation would conspire against its own people.... oh yea there was that incident in Tuskegee. You know, where our sacred government knowingly gave africanamericans syphalis, oops. That was just one incident. Oh yea there was that CIA thing with LSD and unkowing civilians being dosed to study the results of being dosed. Demoncrats and Repugnantones. Why pick aside? They both want to bend you over a barel. They DO NOT CARE ABOUT YOU!!! Why do you people think they do. America is way better off than most of the world. We are so spoiled, we get so upset when we read some post we dont like. We call eachother names over the slightest crap. We have the most money cause we ARE the most selfish.
    I do hate the barbarism of a lot of other cultures. Women hateing Taliban etc.
    I read the Quaran. It says you can beat your wife lightly. What a way to praise God. What a way to raise kids. So realy we are stuck between the greedy and the cruel. Come on Armageadon. The Earth is an overripe fruir.

    July 15, 2011 at 9:06 pm | Reply
  26. Booby Trap

    Considering the way Bush courted the Saudi Ruling Family (if you remember they are related to their dearly departed Osama), as seen on Farenheit 9/11, several things BLATANTLY obvious. 1.) Bush used Obama to have a reason to have any relevance as President, and his ability to govern on domestic issues helped destroy our economy. 2.) The fact that Bush was so clueless in that Florida Classroom made the case he knew about this prior to it happening and used it to further his failed administration. 3.) The Tea Party is at fault also, because the truth REALLY came out (and as god made little green apples, we are close to getting the WHOLE truth on this treason), the GOP and the Tea Party would be done for (thus their plan to destroy the economy on Aug. 2nd). BOTTOM LINE: The GOP is trying to keep the truth being told, and their brave band of patriots the Tea Bags will stop at nothing from hiding the truth held evident that only the rich are Americans, the rest are peasants.

    July 15, 2011 at 9:06 pm | Reply
    • Whitey0302

      As soon as you quote a movie (Farenheit 911) as proof of anything your credibility on an issue is supspect at best.

      July 20, 2011 at 12:22 pm | Reply
  27. Robert

    This is BS! Why didn't they show us bin karena body!?

    July 15, 2011 at 8:47 pm | Reply
  28. Robert

    This is all BS!! Why didn't they show us Bin Ladens' body!?

    July 15, 2011 at 8:45 pm | Reply
  29. Joseph P.

    Stop and think, if Osama has been dead, then why did the Al Qaeda confirm that we killed him when we said we did? They really have no reason to side with us. Please think before you speak.

    July 15, 2011 at 8:01 pm | Reply
    • Steven

      I like Turtles!

      July 15, 2011 at 8:24 pm | Reply
      • Steven

        I wonder if Seal Team 6 used a commando or possibly a M16 to kill OBL. I would have planted a claymore outside his room, flashbanged him, threw a semtex in there and waited for the claymore to go off. 100

        July 15, 2011 at 8:28 pm |
      • Steven

        100

        July 15, 2011 at 8:29 pm |
    • illuminati

      It is obvious that you never think.

      July 16, 2011 at 12:32 am | Reply
  30. Paul

    Midranger...u the ONLY one who is making rational sense!

    July 15, 2011 at 7:56 pm | Reply
  31. Paul

    OSAMA sure took responsibility for 9 11..so was HE the LIAR about that....or was it the US govt...and bin laden covered foe the us govt???? YOU all IDIOTS....

    July 15, 2011 at 7:52 pm | Reply
    • JG

      Imbeciles like yourself shouldn't be allowed near a computer.

      July 15, 2011 at 8:02 pm | Reply
      • Mowatsparty

        Imbeciles like you should just sit in front of your computer and believe everything you see.

        July 15, 2011 at 10:49 pm |
      • illuminati

        You should not be allowed to add responses

        July 16, 2011 at 12:34 am |
    • Ginger

      You are a sad individual to call all others idiots.... Who made you God? I f you have a point to make, then make it without behaving like a spoiled brat who is the only one who is in the know...NOT!

      July 22, 2011 at 7:51 pm | Reply
  32. Happyfrenchman

    Gee the terrorists plan is the same as the GOP's. Whooda thunk it.

    July 15, 2011 at 7:40 pm | Reply
    • illuminati

      The GOP plan is to dump you in the ocean. You will then have little need to ponder irrational responses

      July 16, 2011 at 12:53 am | Reply
  33. Christian

    Just one thing CNN...

    Obama wasnt Elected as president when he was killed u dumb asses U LIE ABOUT EVERYTHING
    U DIDNT KILL OSAMA

    HES BEN DEAD!

    July 15, 2011 at 7:39 pm | Reply
    • EarthlyHalos

      Well the Taliban sure thinks Obama was behind Osama Bin Laden's killing.

      July 15, 2011 at 7:49 pm | Reply
      • Mowatsparty

        You get your news from Al Quada and the Taliban? That's a reliable source of information. When Osama and the Taliban agree, it must be true.

        July 15, 2011 at 10:53 pm |
    • Midranger

      What???!!!!

      July 15, 2011 at 7:51 pm | Reply
  34. Really?

    Was Timothy Mcveigh a muslim??
    With that being said, anyone is capable of these things whether muslim, christian, or any other religion for that matter!

    July 15, 2011 at 7:37 pm | Reply
    • illuminati

      It has been confirmed that he was a "holy roller moslem"

      July 16, 2011 at 12:36 am | Reply
  35. usaf2

    Did Murdoch find the documents first?

    July 15, 2011 at 7:22 pm | Reply
  36. cem and the rockers

    I prefer stuff crust, but domino's has that crust that tastes like a sugar donut

    July 15, 2011 at 7:20 pm | Reply
    • illuminati

      You sound flaky

      July 16, 2011 at 12:38 am | Reply
  37. independent mind

    obama is doing a way better job of destroying the country than bin laden ever could so why were they mad?! not getting any credit ?

    July 15, 2011 at 7:06 pm | Reply
    • Gbird

      "independent mind" that's funny.

      July 15, 2011 at 7:40 pm | Reply
      • Mike kerns

        @ the scumbag independent mind you lie you have always been a republitard.

        July 15, 2011 at 10:28 pm |
    • Name*

      why do people say Obama. what happened to Bush everyone seems to have forgotten who but us here but cause people can't except that his black its all his fault wow...Get over it

      July 15, 2011 at 8:56 pm | Reply
  38. Paul

    ALBERT...it was the SAME HIDDEN chopper that the govt HID from us that flew in and killed that Cnt bin laden....do we REALLY need to know all the little secrets???????? Jesus f-ing Christ...you "conspirators" lay the F off for 2 mins for gods sake. Jesus

    July 15, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Reply
    • bob

      Your a pig Bob!

      July 15, 2011 at 7:14 pm | Reply
      • illuminati

        2Q + 2Q =

        July 16, 2011 at 12:45 am |
  39. Paul

    CAN'T ALL YOU LOSERS PUT YOUR POLITICAL CRAP ASIDE and and GLAD the new HITLER was KILLED???? What does this have to do with right or left. STOP it you angry political-bound losers

    July 15, 2011 at 6:39 pm | Reply
    • JoeSixpack

      Hey, cool of buddy.. don't give yourself a heart attack over r a guy who show us a birth certificate FORGERY as a proof of being an American thus illegible to be president of the US...

      July 15, 2011 at 6:49 pm | Reply
      • Chuck

        Sound off, illiterate f*cks of the world. Woo hoo.

        July 15, 2011 at 6:56 pm |
      • RX

        Seriously? You cannot even be happy we got Bin Laden? You are SO partisan and blind that you can't even be happy for something that is good for the whole country? Aside from the fact you can't spell or speak English well, you are also a bit of a dou$h bag.

        July 15, 2011 at 6:57 pm |
      • JoeSixpack

        @Chuck...f..u..too, stupid retard..

        July 15, 2011 at 7:00 pm |
      • Rags

        You're *NOT* JoeSixpack but you *ARE* stupid.

        July 15, 2011 at 7:01 pm |
      • Get a clue

        More like Joe Kool-Aid drinker...

        July 15, 2011 at 7:17 pm |
      • Gbird

        I'm still waiting to see Boehner's birth certificate, as the first "Orange American" in such a high office it's imperative we make sure he's legally eligible to hold the position.

        July 15, 2011 at 7:43 pm |
      • frank

        JoeSixpack. I don't believe you wrote that. You don't exist since I can see you. See how easy that is? I can say something is not real just because I say so. In my mind, somehow that makes sense.

        July 15, 2011 at 8:01 pm |
      • Light In The Black

        My god, still harping about the birth certificate ??/

        Do you not believe that if his birth certificate was not real the first person
        screaming about it would have been Hillary Clinton, as he beat her in the Primaries.
        He was vetted and passed.

        People like you who cant deal with reality......Need help.

        August 6, 2011 at 2:34 pm |
    • illuminati

      88

      July 16, 2011 at 1:28 am | Reply
  40. Common sense

    @ pamiri
    Listen, islam is not a terrorist religion. Go ready the Quran. I quote from the Quran:
    "He who kills one man, kills the whole community. He who saves one life, saves the whole community."
    In the bible, you have "thou shall not kill"
    I should know, i AM muslim. if i was one of those drunk a**holes in a god forsaken country, would i be saying this? No. In fact, Islam prohibits fighting unless in self defense. Jihad does not mean holy war, and who ever uses it in that way is sorely mistaken. It means the fight against evil in ones self.
    And there are 1 BILLION Muslims in the entire world. How the hell do you expect a small band of crazy's living in a cave would represent them all?
    @rotinhell
    Go read the Quran. Do not talk about things that of which you know nothing of. You are an insult to Islam, and every religion in the world.
    Just in case you have no access to a real Quran, here is one : http://www.quranexplorer.com/quran/

    July 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | Reply
    • albert

      But why don't the Majority speak out against the minority that are doing these bad things??? In the case, silence is agreement.

      July 15, 2011 at 6:41 pm | Reply
    • TDiddy007

      Islam S U X!!

      July 15, 2011 at 6:44 pm | Reply
      • JoeSixpack

        and you stink... Happy now..

        July 15, 2011 at 6:51 pm |
    • lovelldj

      You can say that Islam is peaceful all you want. That's all theoretical. It doesn't matter what a few Muslims in a "pure" version of Islam might do, theoretically. Here's what matters: if I'm in Afghanistan, or Pakistan, or Iraq, or Yemen, or a few other places, no matter how beneficial my purposes might be, I stand a good chance of being kidnapped. Having been kidnapped, I stand a good chance of being killed. No matter how many times I read to my captors the explanation you've given above, if I can even remember it, given the duress I'm under, and if they even bother to listen to my explanations, it is still very, very likely, that I will die, and that they will claim they are operating under the laws of Islam in killing me. The moral of the story is that Islam is as Islam does, and what Islam does is kill lots and lots and lots of people for no good reason.

      July 15, 2011 at 6:49 pm | Reply
      • dumbass

        You can be kidnapped in ANY Third-World country regardless of the religion practiced. Try walking down the streets in Bogota, or even in most of the Mexican border towns these days. Damn, those Mexican Muslims!!! lol
        "

        July 15, 2011 at 8:33 pm |
    • BillInLA

      You are quite right, but it is useless to explain this to bigots.

      And the trouble is that they also don't understand that news is what is "new" and unusual, not what is typical. We have an old saying in the news business: Dog bites man - not a news story. Man bites dog - that's a news story.

      People with small minds have trouble understanding this distinction - that a billion normal people do not get on the news, while a small number of crazies do.

      July 15, 2011 at 6:50 pm | Reply
      • JoeSixpack

        and with idiot like you... no wonder hardly any body believe a word from the Presstitute, anymore....

        July 15, 2011 at 6:54 pm |
    • Menos

      You can judge an individual person and a community by their deeds and what they produce. Their fruits. At one time, Islam represented a deeply intellectual culture who advanced mathematics and medicine to great heights. Where are the Rumis and Saladins of the Isamic world today? Where is the high culture of Islam's past? Modern Islam has become so soaked in anger and violence that even with a billion followers it's difficult to point to even a handful of contemporary Muslim artists (music, literature, theatre, dance, film, painting, etc) who have made a lasting, positive impact on world culture. One can discern a lot about a civilisation by the quality, creativity, and innovation of their high culture (or utter lack thereof). While I know there are amazing individual Muslim artists / thinkers / scientists out there right now - I'm not seeing Islamic culture producing much that is progressive and positive for humanity today. Islamic culture seems to be stuck in a dark and repressive group think mind set. A pity given the rich tradition and history of intellectual and artistic greatness of many centuries ago. Islamic culture grew, flowered gloriously, and is now appears well past it's prime - it should continue to decay and go away entirely or enjoy a cultural renewal / rennaisance led by young Muslims breaking free from the mental chains that are holding them down. A people of and at peace tend to create awesome works of invention and artistic beauty. How many would say that today's Islamic culture fits that description? There's always hope, but to know Islam by it's "fruits" today is to recognize a less than ideal mind set for the progression of the human race (the same can be said about fundamentalists from any religion / idealogy - but this thread is about Islam in particular, hence the focus on modern Islamic culture / civilisation).

      July 15, 2011 at 9:28 pm | Reply
    • draft

      Well said.I am methodist in belief and I lived with muslim roomates for 2 years. They are one of the best people I have ever known. The extremist want us to stay out of their affairs,ok, let's do it.leave the area and see what happens.nothing else has worked.hate breeds hate. Afgan=largest supply of opium(vicoden,lortab,oxy,etc....) and not to mention the oil from middle east.hum........drugs and oil,go figure. Do you know how many people have died by christians or buddist or even by the jews. Religion has killed more people than any other cause. Its not a christain or muslim thing,its a hate thing.hate is a drug that is destroying humanity.the Quran,Bible and many other text emphasise love but yet we seem to focus on the parts that speak of defending against evil.we confuse defending evil with hate thus. Giving us a motive for hate.one man said " all you need is love " how simple and how true.

      July 15, 2011 at 10:49 pm | Reply
    • illuminati

      There is what is written in the koran and there is what the moslems do.

      July 16, 2011 at 1:05 am | Reply
  41. BaltimoreGeorge

    To the moron (1st post) who said that BinLaden and Republicans both are after Obama, I implore you not to let your partisanship control your brain. To suggest that political ambition and anarchic global terrorism are synonymous is moronic.I guess that 4 years ago every Democrat was aligned with BinLaden too, right? Left-on-everything idiot you are. Way to push an idea you know is BS just to pick up a couple votes for the general election. I have news for you: both parties are very similar; they just belong to different special interest groups.

    July 15, 2011 at 6:30 pm | Reply
    • BillInLA

      Baltimore,
      I think your thesis would hold water except for the virulence of the rhetoric from the right. It is much like the anti-Lincoln rhetoric heard from southerners and copperheads during the Civil War. That lack of civility is, in an of itself, an incitement to violence. Witness Jon Wilkes Booth, a guy who drank the Kool-aid of the time.

      Perhaps if your side would confine itself to issues rather than such personal incitement, your point would be true.

      July 15, 2011 at 6:53 pm | Reply
  42. Ct

    I'm shocked they didn't wait til closer to election time to run this fake story.

    July 15, 2011 at 5:37 pm | Reply
    • Steven

      I love how everyone now is offended by these CNN news articles, like they forced you to read it. Get over yourselves, turn off the computer, and STFU!

      July 15, 2011 at 5:40 pm | Reply
      • Steven

        Internet sucks. I remember the days when you kept your dumb opinions to yourself. Now every know-it-all-monday morning quarterback retard can tell us "how it really is"

        July 15, 2011 at 5:44 pm |
      • SQLCH82

        and you have a special troll pass, Steven? I completely agree with Ct by the way.

        July 15, 2011 at 5:50 pm |
      • Know It All, Monday Morning Quarterback

        Well, I know what I am talking about, so let me tell you how it really is...

        July 15, 2011 at 5:57 pm |
      • Steven

        Got my special pass right here. From the NTA.

        July 15, 2011 at 5:58 pm |
      • Steven

        National Trollers Association

        July 15, 2011 at 8:17 pm |
    • Alex Gessong

      @Ct: I'm shocked that you're allowed to use a computer. Dude, there's more to life than paranoia.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:47 pm | Reply
      • SQLCH82

        Skepticism is paranoia now? Do you always believe everything you read Alex?

        July 15, 2011 at 5:52 pm |
    • burnruppert

      Good point. American mass media is a joke. OBL was a joke. 911 the crux of all jokes.

      July 15, 2011 at 6:01 pm | Reply
  43. Muhamed Al-Caholic

    New headline: CNN Article discusses attacking Obama

    This story ain't worth the ones and zeroes it's programmed with.

    July 15, 2011 at 5:29 pm | Reply
  44. Ben

    Wow, releasing documents to make this look like an epic personal struggle between Osama and our hero. The media just has no shame in its reporting. What do you want to bet Osama, like the Unibomber, had notes saying to attack just about everyone.

    July 15, 2011 at 5:26 pm | Reply
  45. Paul

    Isn't is so FUNNY how an Israeli kills an ambusher/attacker and they are so evil...yet you LIBERAL Fckers sit by and listen to pakis and afgahnis KILLING eachother ewver day...but THAT'S COOL huh?

    July 15, 2011 at 5:23 pm | Reply
    • Steven

      Hmmm. Dont get your point.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:38 pm | Reply
    • brian

      ewver day ? get off the computer and go back to school nimrod

      July 15, 2011 at 5:48 pm | Reply
    • Alex Gessong

      @Paul: try different meds. The ones you're on right now are not working. You're delusional, but can still be brought back to reality if you seek treatment now. I know there are lots of conservatives who don't trust science, but medical science can help you manage your mental issues.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:51 pm | Reply
    • Mike

      Brian,
      ewver is code. You have to be in the club to read the code though, sorry.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:54 pm | Reply
    • Light In The Black

      Paul, suicide is painless,
      Please try it.
      Thank you.

      August 6, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Reply
  46. What'sThat?

    I'm pretty sure binL and any of his ilk would have been "disrespectful" in the worst possible way of ANY US president, no matter who it happened to be. So, is this really a story?

    July 15, 2011 at 5:20 pm | Reply
  47. david

    did these documents also mention how the cia visited bin laden a couple of months before 9/11 while he was getting kidney dialysis? 9/11 was an inside job, it is fact. why wont americans wake up? i think some americans realize the earth is round, why cant they wake up to the fact that the u.s. government carried out 9/11.

    July 15, 2011 at 5:19 pm | Reply
    • What'sThat?

      Oh, david, please. If Nixon, with an iron hand hovering over the entire gvmt security apparatus, could not keep the lid on a two bit burglary... Then what the hell makes you think anyone could keep the lid on something that would have had to involve an unbelieveably complex cover up by the countless number of conspirators this would have required? You either need to re-think this matter, or think about it for the very first time.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:24 pm | Reply
      • K Eb

        Haha. Very well put. That's the best point I've heard on the sane side of the ongoing debate about the 9/11 conspiracy

        July 15, 2011 at 5:38 pm |
      • Light In The Black

        Pulling off 911 was rather easy,
        because people like you dont think they can get away with it
        so they do.
        You would be surprised at how many people screaming about 911 have been sileneced.
        Some have been killed in misterious ways.
        Others have been threatened, and many in the governement have signed confidential oaths
        that could land them in jail.
        Ever heard of the secret government ?
        Why do we have the NSA, when we already have The FBI and The CIA ?
        The NSA is the secret government. They even have thier own Classified budget.

        I dont care if anybody believes me or not, as i was unemployed for a while
        i did some research, and found that most of the info used to debunk 911 was either distortion,
        lies, or "Funny" science.
        This spider web is so large that you cant see the whole picture.
        For instance why building 7 ?
        All of the evidence from Enron, california ebergy scandal, and other innside trading
        that was going to court, could have implicated people who are in, or influence our government.
        All destroyed, but no plane hit that building.
        Even the people who buildt the trade centers said, no way could jet fuel fire destroy the building
        all fired.
        There is tons more, but nobody wants to believe, so they pulled it off.

        August 6, 2011 at 2:56 pm |
    • ucrazy

      Wow. How long does it take you to make your tinfoil hat each morning? Go sell crazy somewhere else.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:29 pm | Reply
    • morons

      you're a moron. wake up.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:33 pm | Reply
    • K Eb

      Then move out of our country. I'm not saying you're wrong, but if you are right, don't you have a problem with living undetermined the rules of and paying taxes towards a government that did such a thing? Why not just move out of the country? You think there's a better place to live?

      July 15, 2011 at 5:33 pm | Reply
    • Steven

      I blame Mulder and Scully for this. Damn X-Files!

      July 15, 2011 at 5:49 pm | Reply
      • erin

        i dont agree nor dissagree...but lets remember this is the same government that will shoot you on demand if you step foot on their area 51 facilities....so many secrets kept from the country that we call free.
        hmm and i wonder why we arent sending anymore shuttles to space.

        July 15, 2011 at 6:40 pm |
    • Get a clue

      Beause the administration running the country at the time of the 9/11 attacks was so incompetent, they couldn't organize a bake sale, let alone those attacks.

      July 15, 2011 at 7:21 pm | Reply
      • Whitey0302

        The current administration isn't much better.

        July 20, 2011 at 12:34 pm |
  48. Mike Bloomfield Wannabe

    They wanted to attack Obama. Heck, the Rethuglikkens do that every day. Come to think of it, the GOP and the Taliban have a lot in common.

    July 15, 2011 at 5:16 pm | Reply
    • Alienxfb14

      Yeah. THAT made sense. Sheesh...

      July 15, 2011 at 7:42 pm | Reply
  49. Paul

    Yip...you are all so correct, its the Republicans who are the ones knocking the president....you are all such HIPPOCRITES...don't you remember the attacks on Bush every day for years from you bashing AHoles!!!!!

    July 15, 2011 at 5:15 pm | Reply
    • steve

      To defend a "Wet-brain" like Bush you must either be... A) one of those dumb-ass, politically ignorant midwesterners or simply B) Among the top 3% of the countries wealthy. I was personally embarrased to even see him attempt to answer simple questions without Cheney's help while in office, let alone what that Clown has done to the Economy.
      You want you children to be future Biggots, then raise a Right winger.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:30 pm | Reply
      • SWC

        I would like to ask in this situation who the bigot is because this statement sounds like that of a bigot. To classify an entire group of morals or beliefs as an undesirable part of your community that should be eradicated or removed because you don't like it shows the signs of a bigot itself. So please keep comments of such broad and generalized hating to a minimal unless you can provide adequate, or even, intelligible backing to your case.
        Thank you,
        SomeoneWhoCares

        July 15, 2011 at 7:04 pm |
      • indievoter

        Actually "dumb-ass" is the symbol of the Democrat Party.

        July 15, 2011 at 7:31 pm |
    • Brandon

      ..."Hippocrites"... haha.. Too bad the republican icon is an elephant and not a Hippopotamus; that would make that even better.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:41 pm | Reply
      • SWC

        That is a fairly nice play on words. :) I have to say though, in all seriousness, that there is no one sided factor of Hippocratic actions here. The system itself only allows hippocrites to exist. Each side will continue to point fingers at each other and claim self superiority until the government is fractured beyond repair and in reality it proves the lack of conscience and decency the government has for itself and its people. My overall point is that both sides are equally hippocritical and that having political devision to this extreme will in the long run get nothing done. On an A.D.D. back-traking note, thank you for the small joke that gave me something to think about.
        Sincerely,
        SomeoneWhoCares

        July 15, 2011 at 7:19 pm |
    • lloyd roberts

      Bush deserved it. Just to remind you feeble one, we were attacked on 9-11-01 by 19 hijackers, 15 of which were from one country alone, Saudi Arabia. Not one from Iraq. Even Bin Laden is Saudi. And what does your genius Bush do, he goes and attacks Iraq which had nothing what so ever to do with 9-11. He goes after the wrong enemy, de-stablilises the whole region, makes Iraq now a Shiite enclave to hook up with their Iranian Shiite brothers, and you idolize him. He was a mental midget with the IQ of a fencepost

      July 15, 2011 at 5:51 pm | Reply
  50. Jeff

    Is the goverment telling us the truth.

    July 15, 2011 at 5:06 pm | Reply
  51. Perplexed

    Are you sure the Tea baggers and conservative Republican's were not involved in this brainstorming plot?

    July 15, 2011 at 5:02 pm | Reply
    • Big George in Big D

      What an absolute idiotic statement. Where do you idiots come from? Grow the hell up and shut up!

      July 15, 2011 at 5:12 pm | Reply
  52. IDGAF

    Thank god that low life piece of sh*t is dead. THANK YOU SEALS!! And to that afghan running his mouth.....thank god your not in america or you would be getting your shit pushed in....stay in your terrorist land

    July 15, 2011 at 4:59 pm | Reply
  53. Murky Mook

    This is pure propaganda from the Obama administration. A month ago, they were going to attack his grandmother. Obama has to have a boogeyman so that he can continue to wage war.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:53 pm | Reply
    • Eric of Reseda

      Spoken like a child who thinks he knows something. 9/11 wasn't the work of a "boogeyman". Granted, the boogeymen could be Bush & Cheney and those suspected of carrying out our governments 2001 version of "Operation Northwoods", but it could also be proven Muslim terrorists. Either way, Osama, et al, are not a figment of someone's imagination.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:06 pm | Reply
    • Dave R

      Murky Mook has a Murky Mind. Think before you post. Or, better (and easier) yet don't post.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:08 pm | Reply
    • Bannister

      I agree 100%. The whole "War on Terror" is a giant deception beginning with the Bush Administration and continuing into the Obama administration. The boogeyman of Al Quaida keeps Americans in perpetual fear and gives them a blank check to invade any nation they want and trample on civil rights here a home.

      This story is just more BS.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:15 pm | Reply
  54. Larry

    She stinks, literally. take a bath in clean water for a change you brainwashed terrorist ho!

    July 15, 2011 at 4:50 pm | Reply
  55. Jalal from Chitral

    WOMEN SHOULD HAVE NO RIGHTS!

    You filthy western pigs want ruin our culture by giving rights to women.

    All Afghan girls should be force to wear scantily clad outfits and dance in front of men for money....

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlibJT2_KmI&w=640&h=390]

    That's the only job they should be allowed to have.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:45 pm | Reply
    • Matt Gerhart

      I dont get how males over there tell females to cover everything up... Wheres the fun in that JALAL?!?

      AMURICA!

      July 15, 2011 at 5:19 pm | Reply
    • andy

      Like most Muslim men, this guy is flabbergasted as to what he should do in the presence of a Woman. He's thinking: I need to stone her or something, yet I am strangely attracted to something not hairy like my buddy...

      July 15, 2011 at 6:07 pm | Reply
  56. dustin

    was will be.. excellent editing.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:42 pm | Reply
  57. dustin

    The documents also referred in a more general way to a desire by al "alQaeda to attack the president and Petraeus, who was will be departing soon as the U.S. military commander in Afghanistan."

    July 15, 2011 at 4:41 pm | Reply
  58. skeptic

    Obama gets more attacks from the Republican Party than from anywhere else.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:41 pm | Reply
    • Big George in Big D

      and are your dreams wet too?

      July 15, 2011 at 5:15 pm | Reply
  59. Gabriel Yongo

    Justice is the platform for peace. Redemption is God's justice for peace in the world. Both America and al Qaeda must do justly to entrench peace.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:35 pm | Reply
  60. Truthwillsetyoufree

    This is the same thing the GOP documents say!!, was he?.... no......

    July 15, 2011 at 4:32 pm | Reply
  61. Andy

    If bin laden wanted to attack Obama, all he had to do is join the Republican Party.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:31 pm | Reply
    • back2theussa

      The problem with you hypocrats is you fail to remember the past. We endured 8 years of demon-rats bashing Bush. Give it a rest poser and go spend someone else's money. You guys are good at that.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:07 pm | Reply
      • Get a clue

        By destroying the country and our civil rights, Bush was the worst president in the history of this country and earned every bash he received. Actually, he got off easy, he should have been hanged for war crimes.

        July 15, 2011 at 7:31 pm |
  62. pamiri

    I THINK WE SHOULD GET RID OF THIS KUFR AND ALL AFGHAN GIRLS SHOULD BE LIKE THIS ONE!

    YOU FILTHY CAPITALIST ZIONST YANKEE PIGS ARE NO MATCH FOR THIS NEW SECRET WEAPON!

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnUwmK-7oFw&w=640&h=390]

    THAT WAY WE'LL BE ABLE TO FIGHT OFF YOU FILTHY CAPITALIST, ZIONIST PUPPET AMERICAN PIGS!

    GOD BLESS THE MUJAHIDEEN! ALLAH HU AKBAR!

    -pamiri in کابل

    July 15, 2011 at 4:30 pm | Reply
    • Not Impressed

      I'm just curious...how did you medieval primates manage to get electricity down in your caves?

      July 15, 2011 at 4:51 pm | Reply
    • RotInHell

      infidel

      July 15, 2011 at 4:58 pm | Reply
    • Oh Please

      I'm sorry...I couldn't hear you over the drones we're launching into that god-forsaken country.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:19 pm | Reply
  63. T-Peezy

    There is no way that Bin Laden would have be able to get to the President. You are all fooled by the media. Do your reseach. Goverments minipulate people through the media and you guys buy it hook line and sinker. Do you really think there is that big of a difference between democrats and republicans. They are both rich and are out of touch with the rest of society. All they do is help the corporations that helped put them into power. They distract us with all this bullcrap to hide what really is going on. DO you really believe everything they tell you. Back in the 60's the goverment had plans to attack its own citizens to justify us going to war with Cuba and the solviet union. You can find that through the freedom of information act. War creates billions and trillions of dollars. Do you think they really care about you? If you had the power to make that kind of money would you truely care about what happens to people you dont know? In public you might say you do but deep down inside you know you would'nt. Think about that.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:30 pm | Reply
    • Big George in Big D

      conspiracy theorist are you?

      July 15, 2011 at 5:16 pm | Reply
  64. Andy

    CThe government has spent $15 billion on Yucca Mountain, which is still not open for storing spent nuclear fuel from power plants.We are only 40 or 50 billion away from having a totally bullet proof radioactive money pit. It is the first of its kind and has to be completed or all that money being spent there will be wasted on SSI payments to the fools that funded the failed system in the beginning. Why dont you get it? elect me and I will set you free. Or be ugly.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:29 pm | Reply
  65. GOPisGreedOverPeople

    It really is.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:28 pm | Reply
  66. Dave R

    Sounds like something right out of the GOTea Party playbook.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:28 pm | Reply
  67. nemo

    Who cares?

    July 15, 2011 at 4:26 pm | Reply
  68. Brian Stoll

    i think some americans have the same idea about now actually

    July 15, 2011 at 4:25 pm | Reply
    • jac

      meeeeeee

      July 15, 2011 at 4:29 pm | Reply
  69. Brian Stoll

    what a non shocking story

    July 15, 2011 at 4:24 pm | Reply
  70. Greg

    I'm all for killing bin Laden, no loss to humanity there, but what is with these officials who aren't authorized to 'speak on the record' SPEAKING ON THE RECORD? How does this idiot sleep at night knowing he's violating his contract, NDA, and the trust of his country? How much (or how) did the reporter reward him/her/it for his indiscretion? It's embarrassing that officials in our government cannot keep their mouths shut. PIOs exist for a reason and while this may seems like an interesting tidbit that cannot do harm, it isn't his/her place to make that decision and making one innocent comment to a reporter invariably leads to more. Treasonist bastard.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:23 pm | Reply
  71. C.Brown

    @Amrullah Yousafzai in Mingora,Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (NWFP)

    Since your Mujahideen have killed more civilians than the U.S. ever will I guess your people will be turning on you sometime in the near future.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:22 pm | Reply
    • Amrullah Yousafzai in Mingora,Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (NWFP)

      Just more from the words of invaders and occupiers to justify their treachery.

      Like I said, all Afghan girls should dance erratically
      [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tERB_Gmi5QU&w=640&h=390]

      The war would be over if they could be like that.

      July 15, 2011 at 4:41 pm | Reply
      • Iconoclast

        I could go to any bar in the USA where white folks hang out and watch people dance erratically. Now a good EROTIC dancer is hard to find!

        July 15, 2011 at 6:01 pm |
  72. jac

    Obama wants to take away my parents SSI which they paid for and someone who wanted him dead is the bad guy??? I am not buying it

    July 15, 2011 at 4:20 pm | Reply
    • Boness

      Your parents didn't put in any of the money they are getting. I did. Not my problem your parents didn't save properly

      July 15, 2011 at 4:41 pm | Reply
    • bob

      phucque Obama

      July 15, 2011 at 7:12 pm | Reply
  73. KLS

    Bin Laden's plans were like dank dark labyrinths, and he never seemed to be alone down there. I can't say I'm sorry he's dead, but we did not kill him for revenge. Rather he was killed for his clear and present danger.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:17 pm | Reply
  74. Tea Bagging RepubliKKKans are KKKilling America

    Bin Laden did not need to plan anything, we have plenty of racist republican scumbags who have fantasized plenty of that scenario as it is. And they all drink the same tea as the islamofacists. cross hair maps anyone? ARAB! RACIST! SOCIALIST! GRANNY KILLER! ILLEGAL ALIEN! COMMUNIST!

    July 15, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Reply
    • eire

      Are you kidding me with this? Comparing your fellow Americans (guessing) with terrorists because of a difference of political philosophy? Please hurry down to your local pharmacy and pick up your medication refills.

      July 15, 2011 at 4:25 pm | Reply
      • Dave R

        Tea Bagging RepubliKKKans are KKKilling America is right on the money.

        July 15, 2011 at 4:30 pm |
    • rapidone

      It's somewhat true: the saddest thing is that Republicans were hoping and crossing their fingers (especially the likes of Beck, Limbaugh, Hannity, etc, we said such things on the air) that something terrible would happen to America or its Americans. Just like Bin Laden hoped, they did too–just so it would give Republicans some power and some talking points. Do you see it now?

      July 15, 2011 at 4:49 pm | Reply
  75. JimmyNelson

    Sounds like the GOP!!

    July 15, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Reply
  76. jeff lebowski

    Those clowns could not have gotten within a half mile of whichever aircraft carrier would have been targeted. No way they could have ever pulled that one off.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Reply
  77. RG

    If bin laden wanted to attack Obam, all he had to do is join the Republican Party.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:12 pm | Reply
    • USLOVER

      LMAOOOOO

      July 15, 2011 at 4:25 pm | Reply
      • Dave R

        Even Bin Laden would not stoop that low.

        July 15, 2011 at 4:31 pm |
  78. KJ

    is this any surprise? why would they not try to attack high interest targets?...

    July 15, 2011 at 4:09 pm | Reply
  79. Amrullah Yousafzai in Mingora,Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (NWFP)

    YOU YANKS ARE STUPID thinking you will win the war by invading occupying and killing civilians as you are creating more and more enemies everyday which will come back to bite you sooner or later.

    I HAVE THE SOLUTION TO THE AFGHAN WAR!

    ALL AFGHAN GIRLS SHOULD BE LIKE THIS PAKI SWATI GIRL....

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JfggTjKmUk&w=640&h=390]

    THE WAR WOULD BE OVER TOMORROW IF THEY COULD ALL BE LIKE HER!

    July 15, 2011 at 4:08 pm | Reply
    • UnSub

      This chicks dancing skills are sweet....and by sweet I mean the worst god awful, worst dancing I've ever seen. I'm a white guy and I can dance better than this, and that's pathetic. This must be the 'no foot moving hip bumping' dance move....of course in the southpaw style.

      July 15, 2011 at 4:26 pm | Reply
      • bfred

        Khyber Kardashian?

        July 15, 2011 at 5:00 pm |
      • gorgon bilyas

        any chik worse than a white guy has to be crap

        July 16, 2011 at 12:54 am |
    • Dave R

      I am ready for a full frontal assault. Sign me up.

      July 15, 2011 at 4:33 pm | Reply
    • bfred

      Sorry, for entertainment value the later video with the AK is superior. Although I'm intruiged how converting Afghanistan's women into strippers would end the war. Please elaborate.

      July 15, 2011 at 4:58 pm | Reply
    • Charles

      Isn't that the leader of the Red Mosque in Pakistan just prior to his escape attempt? I've noticed lots of those jihadis prefer women's clothes and sex with men...not that there's anything wrong with that.

      July 15, 2011 at 7:04 pm | Reply
  80. Badeley-Bent

    Now there is a little less evil in the world.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:07 pm | Reply
  81. Islam4fools

    Good thing Obama got him first.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:05 pm | Reply
  82. Scott

    Bin Laden wanted to attack President Obama. That's the same plan as the Republicans and Tea Partiers. Obviously al-Qaeda and right wingers are working together.

    July 15, 2011 at 4:04 pm | Reply
    • Big George in Big D

      are you sure its not rich man Soros? He's the one you leftist idiots should be watching out for! All you libtards think its just the great republican party that's rich. Don't you for one minute think a democrat can be rich too? I know with so many of them with their hands out expecting and demanding that we more fortunate people take care of them, it hard to fathom. Why should I, educated, good job always, saved properly for retirement, have MINE taken to give to some slovenly bastard that CHOOSES not to better himself? In your dreams!

      July 15, 2011 at 5:21 pm | Reply
      • Iconoclast

        So I, well educated, strugglling to keep a job and stay afloat my whole life can kiss the social security I have been paying into my whole working life goodbye so some rich greedy bastard like yourself can enjoy huge bonuses and send my job to India? While I pay your share of taxes for you? Screw you! I'm am not a theist at all, but if there is a h e l l Ayn Rand is there (after defrauding medicare in her dying days by using a(nother) pseudonym). And it's fires surely await all the rich a$$holes who ignore their moral duties.

        July 15, 2011 at 6:46 pm |
      • Iconoclast

        And I am sooo happy for you that you can sit in your privileged little existence and judge everyone you consider below you. Daddy pay for college did he? Some of us had to earn it.

        July 15, 2011 at 6:53 pm |
    • kelvin

      @ SCOTT You are right but not only the republicans but the tea party also. TP&RE DID NOT BRING DOWN Bin Laden Obama did instead of thanking Obama they attack him,they should be a shame of them self the only time he got thanks is when he bring down bin laden they should give him a helping hand.thanks Scott for talking the truth from your heart.

      July 15, 2011 at 5:44 pm | Reply
    • bob

      May Osama get Obama

      July 15, 2011 at 7:10 pm | Reply

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