For about half a day, the political world seemed interested in a detail from a historic day in May 2011. According to a close aide to President Obama, the president ordered the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan, but to blow off some steam while waiting, Obama also pl …
President Obama’s leisure activities have been a hot topic recently. News broke earlier this week that the President played cards on the night Osama Bin Laden was killed and now the hard-hitting news that the Obama family went for a bike ride in Martha’s Vineyard has hit the web. Show More Summary
On his AFA radio show Thursday afternoon, Bryan Fischer theorized that the White House digitally inserted President Obama into the iconic situation room photograph from the night of the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound.
President Obama's "body man" Reggie Love revealed a surprising detail about the day Osama bin Laden was killed during a recent interview at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs. Love, who left the White House at the end of 2011, described how Obama left the Situation Room at times during the day-long operation to play cards in the White House dining room.
Fischer discusses how Reggie Love, Obama’s body man (wink, wink) blew his spot by confirming that Obama couldn’t take the strees of watching Seal team #6 take out Bin Laden. Obama loves to take credit for killing Osama, but according to Love, President Obama was a coward watching real men acting like men! Originally published at The Last Tradition
President Obama apparently played cards during or after the Bin Laden raid according to a close aide. On May 1, 2011 our time, SEAL Team 6 raided Osama bin Laden’s residential compound in in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed the 9/11 mastermind. Show More Summary
The day members of SEAL Team Six stormed Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan and killed the terrorist mastermind, President Barack Obama at one point left the Situation Room to play cards, according to the president’s body man at the time. It was not clear from Re …
I rather like this Lt. Col. Robert Bateman fellow who is blogging at Charles Pierce’s place: A little more than a decade ago I was going through a divorce. It was pretty ugly, and emotionally, it left me distracted and out of sorts. The Ex had decided on a course of action with another fellow, [...]
President Barack Obama expressed mainly disinterest on the night of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, according to a high-level White House staffer. During an Artists & Athletes Alliance forum at UCLA, Obama's former personal assistant...Show More Summary
Guest Post by Mara Zebest Reggie Love spills the beans in an interview. Reggie Love is asked to talk about the day Osama Bin Laden was killed. Reggie explains: “Most people were like down in the Situation Room and [President … Continue reading ?
(CNN) – A famous photo shows President Barack Obama hunkered down in the Situation Room in May 2011 with his national security team as U.S. Navy SEALS carried out the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. But his former body man Reggie Love said in an interview posted online Wednesday that Obama also played cards […]
Although President Obama is always ready to remind us that Osama bin Laden is dead, intelligence reports indicate that Al Qaeda has grown stronger not simply on Obama's watch but especially since bin Laden was killed. According to the...Show More Summary
Click here to view this media (h/t Heather at VideoCafe) Not long after 9/11, Osama bin Laden released a recording to al Jazeera that expressed his goal for the attacks: to bankrupt the US. "We are continuing this policy in bleeding America to the point of bankruptcy. Show More Summary
The price has been in lives. The capture and killing of Osama bin Laden occurred without loss of any U.S. military lives. It was hailed as a hugely successful special forces and intelligence operation. Still to believe that the operation was accomplished without the loss of life is both incorrect and naive. The lives lost [...]
For the past the two years, Ayman al-Zawahiri had been lying low. When Navy SEALs paid a visit to Abbottabad, Pakistan, in May 2011, and killed Osama bin Laden, they lethally promoted the Egyptian doctor, then bin Laden’s deputy, into the role of al-Qaeda’s new leader. Show More Summary
On Morning Joe today, Representative Peter King said he thinks al-Qaeda's current head, Ayman al-Zawahiri, is a more active leader than Osama bin Laden, his predecessor. "In many ways, he's more active than bin Laden was as far as monitoring a situation," the New York Republican explained. Show More Summary
Twelve years ago today, President Bush was warned of the threat of Osama bin Laden attacking the United States. After all this time, do we now know who we even mean when we're talking about Al Qaeda? The post 12 Years After The ‘Bin Laden Determined To Strike In U.S.’ Memo, What Is The Terror Threat? appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The intercepted al-Qaeda message that sparked last week's embassy closings and travel warnings came from the very top. Ayman al-Zawahri, leader of al-Qaeda since the death of Osama bin Laden, had ordered the head of the terror group's Yemen-based affiliate al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to carry out an attack,...
Well, you would know, you smuggy dumbass. You ran against Osama bin Laden in 2004.