George W. Bush speech after capture of Saddam Hussein:
The success of yesterday's mission is a tribute to our men and women now serving in Iraq . The operation was based on the superb work of intelligence analysts who found the Dictator’s footprints in a vast country. The operation was carried out with skill and precision by a brave fighting force. Our servicemen and women and our coalition allies have faced many dangers in the hunt for members of the fallen regime, and in their effort to bring hope and freedom to the Iraqi people. Their work continues, and so do the risks. Today, on behalf of the nation, I thank the members of our Armed Forces and I congratulate them.

Barack Hussein Obama speech, Sunday, May 1, 2011:
And so shortly after taking office, I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority of our war against al Qaeda, even as I continued our broader efforts to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat his network. Then, last August, after years of painstaking work by my intelligence community, I was briefed on a possible lead to bin Laden. It was far from certain, and it took many months to run this thread to ground. I met repeatedly with my national security team as we developed more information about the possibility that we had located bin Laden hiding within a compound deep inside of Pakistan . And finally, last week, I determined that I had enough intelligence to take action, and authorized an operation to get Osama bin Laden and bring him to justice. Today, at my direction, the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad , Pakistan .

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DdC 4 years 3 weeks ago
#1

ARROGANCE is make up lies to send Americans to die in Iraq, after spending one trillion dollars on no bid contracts for Boosh and his daddy's cronies. Then to take credit for Sadamn when the Kurds were the ones who found him. One has to wonder what osama bin laden did with the $43 million junior gave him in May, 2001?

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Bush's Faustian Deal With the Taliban

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THISAA 4 years 3 weeks ago
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Thanking Obama for the death of Bin Laden is like thanking Ronald McDonald for your burger. You should thank the person who put it in the bag, not the clown.

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