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Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan Reportedly Kills Members of SEAL Team 6
FOXNEWS.COM ^ | 8/6/2011 | Associated Press

Posted on 08/06/2011 9:37:25 AM PDT by spiderfern

WASHINGTON -- The Associated Press has learned that more than 20 Navy SEALs from the unit that killed Osama bin Laden were among those lost in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/08/06/afghan-president-31-americans-killed-in-helicopter-crash/#ixzz1UGZcWiEh

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afganistan; afghanistan; alreadyposted; bidenbigmouth; binladen; ch47; cic; elite; globaljihad; jihad; kia; military; navy; navyseals; obama; obamasfault; osama; ourheroes; palin; rip; seals; sealteam6; taleban; taliban; talibanshootdown; usn; wot
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Quite a coincidence!
1 posted on 08/06/2011 9:37:30 AM PDT by spiderfern
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To: spiderfern

Oh God!


2 posted on 08/06/2011 9:38:27 AM PDT by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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To: spiderfern

Sounds like there’s a mole somewhere around HQ . . .


3 posted on 08/06/2011 9:38:46 AM PDT by tomkat (1775)
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To: spiderfern

Loose lips sink ships.


4 posted on 08/06/2011 9:39:10 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: spiderfern

Was this an accident?

Either way, the Taliban will see it as a payback “victory”.


5 posted on 08/06/2011 9:39:10 AM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: spiderfern
Quite a coincidence!

For those who actually believe in such. For others of us, something perhaps more sinister is the explanation...

the infowarrior

6 posted on 08/06/2011 9:39:53 AM PDT by infowarrior
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To: spiderfern

Yes, Obama’s bravado, bragging and his administration’s leaking of information best kept secret is probably responsible for this.


7 posted on 08/06/2011 9:40:12 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: spiderfern

“Quite a coincidence!”

Yep. I really wouldn’t be surprised if this was the Administration’s way of “reaching out” to the Taliban.


8 posted on 08/06/2011 9:40:21 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: spiderfern

1-God Bless our Seal Heroes We express our gratitude to those that lost them.
2- How Convenient.
3-Where is Husein’s statement? he made one within four hours of the Abortionist being executed.


9 posted on 08/06/2011 9:40:31 AM PDT by omega4179 (Hope for Change)
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To: spiderfern
Quite a coincidence!

Coincidence? Maybe.

Were they shot down or did one of the Afghan special forces flying with them go for his 72 virgins?

I seldom trust to coincidence.

10 posted on 08/06/2011 9:40:51 AM PDT by null and void (Day 926. When your only tools are a Hammer & Sickle, everything looks like a Capitalist...)
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To: ansel12; backhoe; CholeraJoe; Criminal Number 18F; DevSix; DJ Taylor; Future Snake Eater; ...

SOCOM Ping


11 posted on 08/06/2011 9:41:17 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: spiderfern

Lord have mercy. If this is true, it’s even more tragic. I don’t want to imagine what Al Qaeda propagandists are going to do with this.


12 posted on 08/06/2011 9:41:21 AM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: EBH

Its all over the news.


13 posted on 08/06/2011 9:42:00 AM PDT by omega4179 (Hope for Change)
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To: spiderfern

The scum will be dancing in Gaza and handing out candy to their spawn.


14 posted on 08/06/2011 9:42:13 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: spiderfern

This is the single biggest PR coo for the terrorists since 9/11.


15 posted on 08/06/2011 9:42:24 AM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: spiderfern

IMPEACH OBAMA NOW.


16 posted on 08/06/2011 9:42:35 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: freeangel

While I think ZERO could/would take them out. I don’t think our Military would.


17 posted on 08/06/2011 9:42:40 AM PDT by cableguymn
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To: Gaffer
Yes, Obama’s bravado, bragging and his administration’s leaking of information best kept secret is probably responsible for this.

BINGO!!!

18 posted on 08/06/2011 9:43:01 AM PDT by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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To: spiderfern
Sounds like a set up to me..Wonder who in Obama group let the terrorist know these men were going to be in what place at what time..This is just to fishy to me..
19 posted on 08/06/2011 9:43:08 AM PDT by PLD
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To: tomkat

One of them was getting ready to spill the beans that Obama didn’t WANT to kill Osama...? /conjecture>


20 posted on 08/06/2011 9:43:22 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: spiderfern

What was this helicopter shot down with? Did Iran provide it, China, Russia, who? Have we learned nothing from North Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan? You can’t fight a war humanly and half assed, It is a act of violence by definition. Trump had it right, if you go to war, you fight to win and take what what is left to pay for it. This nation building is insane and ignores all of human history.


21 posted on 08/06/2011 9:43:29 AM PDT by JoSixChip (Top 10% of wage earners pay 70% of total income taxes collected. Bottom 50% pay less then 3%, fair?)
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To: omega4179

“3-Where is Husein’s statement”

He was darn quick to issue one on the celebration of Ramadan, while completely missing the Christians’ celebration of Easter.


22 posted on 08/06/2011 9:43:44 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: spiderfern

Inside betrayal by Afghan moles coupled with the current ROE laid on by the undocumented Muslim alien from Nairobi who, if given the chance, would have betrayed the entire Seal Team 6 unit in a heartbeat. Molon labe, Soetero, you cowardly, treasonous punk.


23 posted on 08/06/2011 9:44:42 AM PDT by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.<I>)
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To: omega4179
3-Where is Husein’s statement? he made one within four hours of the Abortionist being executed.

Obama expresses sorrow for 31 US troops killed in Afghan crash

24 posted on 08/06/2011 9:44:55 AM PDT by null and void (Day 926. When your only tools are a Hammer & Sickle, everything looks like a Capitalist...)
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To: spiderfern

Where was the muslim usurper and what did he know.


25 posted on 08/06/2011 9:44:55 AM PDT by bgill
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To: thefactor
This is the single biggest PR coo for the terrorists since 9/11

You got that right

26 posted on 08/06/2011 9:45:10 AM PDT by tsowellfan (Let's make the 2012 campaign: "The War on Error")
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To: spiderfern

Quite a coincidence!

You said it.


27 posted on 08/06/2011 9:45:44 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: OldNewYork

This is why I have always hated those SEALS 1 Bim Liden 0 Tee-Thirts BOR sales.

Prayers out for all our troops and family, Thanks for their service,


28 posted on 08/06/2011 9:45:58 AM PDT by NoDRodee (U>S>M>C)
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To: spiderfern

I don’t believe in coincidences. ESPECIALLY this one. I want to check bambi’s blackberry.

RIP, Brothers. Your job is done. You are in G-d’s hands now.
Semper Fi


29 posted on 08/06/2011 9:46:08 AM PDT by MestaMachine (Guns don't kill people, the obama administration does. (Gunwalker Ping List))
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To: spiderfern

Obama must be so proud.

Can’t kill his Muslim brother and get away with it.

How’s the Obama peace talks with the Taliban going?


30 posted on 08/06/2011 9:46:21 AM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: null and void

Sorry, but I did check official white house statements before saying that, Dunham must have made verbal remarks.


31 posted on 08/06/2011 9:46:23 AM PDT by omega4179 (Hope for Change)
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To: spiderfern
Quite a coincidence!

Dead men tell no tales.

32 posted on 08/06/2011 9:46:35 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: null and void
I thought the same thing..especially since Team 6 got Osama....remember the suicide bombing of the CIA camp? There were 7 Afghan commandos on the chopper.

Crash investigators should be able to determine if the explosion originated INSIDE the chopper..

33 posted on 08/06/2011 9:46:35 AM PDT by ken5050 (uities)
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To: infowarrior

This is simply getting rid of the hit man, so they can never tell who they killed and what went down.


34 posted on 08/06/2011 9:46:42 AM PDT by runninglips (Republicans = 99 lb weaklings of politics.)
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To: spiderfern

Add one more tragic failure to the list. Why didn’t they capture him and tie him to a waterboard? Oh yeah, they would have marandized him.

Pray for America


35 posted on 08/06/2011 9:46:44 AM PDT by bray (Hey Country Club, your turn to hold your nose!)
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To: null and void

“Were they shot down or did one of the Afghan special forces flying with them go for his 72 virgins?”

First thing I thought as well


36 posted on 08/06/2011 9:46:59 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: null and void

I would say trap. The right hand man, the little doctor from egypt was probably the bait.


37 posted on 08/06/2011 9:47:01 AM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: spiderfern

Is Commando Obama going to brag about “doing bin Laden” today?


38 posted on 08/06/2011 9:47:12 AM PDT by Carling (At some point, those surrounding Obama have to realize that they are working for a psychopath)
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To: omega4179

No need to apologize to me! I’m astonished he deigned to comment m’self!


39 posted on 08/06/2011 9:48:05 AM PDT by null and void (Day 926. When your only tools are a Hammer & Sickle, everything looks like a Capitalist...)
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To: thefactor
We about two dozens SEALs in one day in 2005 or 2006.
40 posted on 08/06/2011 9:48:10 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Krauthammer, Rove et. al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: spiderfern
I'm gut-sickened by this. The only thing that comes to mind is that Obama “secretly” met with the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood. Hmmm...

Coincidence? Figure the odds...

41 posted on 08/06/2011 9:48:22 AM PDT by RavenATB ("Destroy the family and you destroy the country!" ~Vladimir Lenin)
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To: spiderfern

May God’s love and peace continue for them in life eternal, and may His love comfort and support their families and all of us in this loss.


42 posted on 08/06/2011 9:50:15 AM PDT by hsalaw
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To: cableguymn

“I don’t think our Military would.”

I don’t think that would be the case. But I have no doubt that one of husseins henchmen wouldn’t have given the Taliban some great info to be at the right place at the right time.


43 posted on 08/06/2011 9:50:30 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: freeangel

It was reported he issued a statement saying “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families”. Big deal. He should be saying we will make those responsible pay. I hate that man more than I ever imagined I could hate someone.


44 posted on 08/06/2011 9:51:13 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: spiderfern

Obama should have just shut the F up when they killed Bin Laden, but NOOOOO, he had to have his victory lap.


45 posted on 08/06/2011 9:51:17 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Chgogal

Yup but, IMHO, to get the exact team that killed bin laden a couple months ago will be huge for them. And demoralizing for us.


46 posted on 08/06/2011 9:51:43 AM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: GoCards
Compounding the tragedy of the loss is the fact that DevGru is a highly elite and specialized unit of an already highly elite unit. It isn't all that big. So if it turns out that this was DevGru ... the US may have just lost a major Special Ops capability in one swoop.
47 posted on 08/06/2011 9:52:22 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: spiderfern

Well, Obama and the media made sure the entire world knew who to target.

Gdam traitors!


48 posted on 08/06/2011 9:53:01 AM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: tomkat

Department of State. This is where some of the moles are. No doubt, here.


49 posted on 08/06/2011 9:53:42 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: spiderfern; All

“Quite a coincidence!”

Indeed. Sort like the “coincidence” in WWII where a squadron of our P38’s just happened to run into Admiral Yamamoto’s plane and shoot it down, killing him and everybody else aboard. Makes one wonder about the quality(???) of our ROE, intelligence(???) operations in Afganistan, and the Illegal’s complicity.


50 posted on 08/06/2011 9:53:59 AM PDT by libstripper
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