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Obama personally oversees Al-Qaeda 'kill list': report
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Posted on 05/29/2012 3:37:17 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Obama personally oversees Al-Qaeda 'kill list': report AFPAFP – 56 mins ago

US President Barack Obama has personally overseen a top-secret process for determining which Al-Qaeda suspects should be placed on a "kill list," the New York Times reported Tuesday.

The Times, citing dozens of top officials and former advisers, said the administration had developed what it termed the "kill list" as part of a stepped-up drone war against Al-Qaeda and its affiliates in Pakistan and Yemen.

"He is determined that he will make these decisions about how far and wide these operations will go," it quoted National Security Adviser Thomas Donilon as saying.

"His view is that he's responsible for the position of the United States in the world... He's determined to keep the tether pretty short."

The Times described the top-secret process, which begins with some 100 counter-terrorism officials sifting through biographies and "nominating" suspects in Yemen and Somalia to be added to the kill list during a secure video conference run by the Pentagon.

The CIA carries out a separate process for suspects in Pakistan, it said.

The nominations then go to Obama, who signs off on every strike in Yemen and Somalia and also on especially complex and risky strikes in Pakistan -- about a third of the total, the Times said.

Obama personally approves the killing of top suspects, such as Qaeda preacher Anwar al-Awlaqi -- a US citizen -- who was killed by a US drone strike in Yemen last year.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


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A few heads just exploded on the left........
1 posted on 05/29/2012 3:37:21 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

A lot of work for a slacker that doesn’t even start his schedule until 9 AM and then clocks out at 3 PM.....yeah, this is really believable


2 posted on 05/29/2012 3:41:38 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Sub-Driver
The polls must really show Obama in trouble.
3 posted on 05/29/2012 3:41:45 AM PDT by tobyhill (Conservatives are proud of themselves, Liberals lie about themselves)
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To: Sub-Driver

He does that to make sure none of his close friends are targeted.


4 posted on 05/29/2012 3:42:50 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Sub-Driver

Why do they have to talk about every freaking thing?


5 posted on 05/29/2012 3:42:50 AM PDT by Thebaddog (Remember, Obama said he's only 60% done with his agenda.)
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To: Thebaddog
This was “leaked” for political purposes only.

It's to show us what a wonderful and masterful military mind Great Leader has.

6 posted on 05/29/2012 3:48:56 AM PDT by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: Sub-Driver

... and Chuck Norris wears Obama pajamas...


7 posted on 05/29/2012 3:52:31 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Sub-Driver

0bummer’s unqualified to oversee a shopping list, let alone a kill list.


8 posted on 05/29/2012 3:55:41 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All liberals & most demoncraps think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yeah, right... if this obvious attempt at pumping up the empty suit were done by a Republican, you could bet your last dollar a reporter would asking the names of those on the list in an effort to discredit it. But not for President Barack Hussein Mountain Dew Obama Comacho... his marxist propogandists dutifully print the lies. Pathetic.


9 posted on 05/29/2012 3:55:55 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Sub-Driver

From the article:

“One guy gets knocked off, and the guy’s driver, who’s No. 21, becomes 20?” the Times quoted Daley as saying. “At what point are you just filling the bucket with numbers?”

Woops.


10 posted on 05/29/2012 3:56:30 AM PDT by quimby
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To: Gaffer

commie valerie jarrett has said that commie kenyan obama is NOT a morning person. The list is probably distributed early afternoon.


11 posted on 05/29/2012 3:56:49 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Sub-Driver

Those who don’t ‘bundle’ a couple of million $$$ for his campaign, stay on the list.


12 posted on 05/29/2012 3:58:07 AM PDT by jmax (Be warned....I'm armed. Round is chambered, full magazine is inserted, safety is off.)
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To: 2111USMC

This was “leaked” for political purposes only.
It’s to show us what a wonderful and masterful military mind Great Leader has.
.......................................................... He is almost god like isn’t he?

The power over life and death.

Well better Al quaeda than his death panels in Obamacare.

What a boatload, Mr. President who dies today.Give me a break.


13 posted on 05/29/2012 4:00:16 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Sub-Driver
The Times described the top-secret process...

..the former top secret process was disclosed in order to get Odungo more votes

14 posted on 05/29/2012 4:00:50 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Sub-Driver
1) There has always been a “kill list”... even when the coward draft dodging clintoon was in office.

2) Everything that we were told after bin laden was killed... if he was killed... was all staged and a lie.

3) obamao never gave the go order to kill bin laden... those around him knew he couldn't do it so the decision was made for him and he was forced to go along after the fact.

4) Everything out of this administration is a lie. Anyone supporting or believing in obama is far too stupid to be allowed to vote. This is 100% bovine poop!

LLS

15 posted on 05/29/2012 4:02:42 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Gaffer
A lot of work for a slacker that doesn’t even start his schedule until 9 AM and then clocks out at 3 PM...
How much work is it to "oversee" a list?

Ok, ok, I looked at it... now don't forget to tell lapdogs in the media.

16 posted on 05/29/2012 4:03:26 AM PDT by samtheman (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2888480/posts?page=2#2)
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To: jospehm20

You might want to add “dead people don’t talk”.


17 posted on 05/29/2012 4:04:19 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: tobyhill

I bet he dons his Obama Super Commando duds just before looking at it. They probably photo shop his image into a situation room photo in these duds to use whenever needed.

Look up in the sky, is it a bird..no..Is it a plane...no it is super commando. More powerful than a gnat’s fart, Faster than a shanked driver. Able to leap onto AF 1 more than any former president...yet is is super commando. Disguised as an ascerbic street aggitator he is able to defend lies, incompantance and the kenyan way.


18 posted on 05/29/2012 4:07:34 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Sub-Driver

So Obama is now in a position to shake down Al-Qaeda for contributions.


19 posted on 05/29/2012 4:10:12 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Mouton

20 posted on 05/29/2012 4:16:46 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Sub-Driver

They had to set up a grid for Obama that looks like the NCAA basketball brackets before he would deal with it. He picked Kentucky over Abdul Rahman Yasin in the finals.


21 posted on 05/29/2012 4:20:42 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Don't let Julia fool ya. Socialism doesn't work.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Only the straight ones make the list.


22 posted on 05/29/2012 4:31:42 AM PDT by albie
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ve been reading that Yahoo and Fox have both disabled their comment sections recently. I wonder if it is because they can start putting up pure propaganda like this unopposed.


23 posted on 05/29/2012 4:33:34 AM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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To: Doogle

love the poster...exactly what I had in mind


24 posted on 05/29/2012 4:39:34 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Sub-Driver

Here is how you can tell this is a political story:

For independents, it portrays Obama as a tough-as-nails Commander In Chief who orders the death of terrorists.

For liberals, it shows he does not use drones indiscriminately (like Bush did), but in a very careful, methodical, surgical manner where he takes personal interest in making sure only the right people are killed.


25 posted on 05/29/2012 4:42:34 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yeah, he keeps the list right next to the ESPN TV schedule.\

Still an ineligible turd.


26 posted on 05/29/2012 4:50:46 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I wonder how many other “kill lists” Obama “personally oversees”.


27 posted on 05/29/2012 4:51:10 AM PDT by Third Person ( Actions reflect priorities.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Talk about an overinflated ego. His ego must be the size of Greenland.

What happens when something goes wrong? Will he take responsibility or have an excuse like he had for the osama mission?


28 posted on 05/29/2012 5:05:26 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I guess this means he can forget getting another Nobel Peace Prize.


29 posted on 05/29/2012 5:12:56 AM PDT by csmusaret (Obama's new slogan: "Fo Mo Mo Fo.")
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To: tobyhill

We’ll know he’s in trouble if Michelle and the girls don’t take vacations worth MILLIONS of DOLLARS!! Watch the vacations!! I see County Fairs or State Fairs in their future!


30 posted on 05/29/2012 5:14:42 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Sub-Driver

They’re very, very afraid if this is what they’re pitching. Hussein can’t personally oversee much past lighting his next joint.


31 posted on 05/29/2012 5:33:48 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Thebaddog
Why do they have to talk about every freaking thing?

To make Obama look like a tough guy. All of this is controlled leakage for political gain.

32 posted on 05/29/2012 5:37:09 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Common Sense 101
GW never had to brag about top secret info and his decisions made behind closed doors.

Obama is just playing games.

33 posted on 05/29/2012 5:39:18 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama the narcissist has a kill list of his own every time a head pops up in front of him that makes him feel “criticized” or “inadequate”, because he is a faggot muslim.

He must get a hard on getting into the intimate secrets of Bin Laden...


34 posted on 05/29/2012 5:47:12 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Sub-Driver

Top secret process released by Obama’s publicity firm. This has nothing at all to do with the election of course.


35 posted on 05/29/2012 5:54:05 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: IMR 4350

You may be onto something with that. I had not thought of that motive.


36 posted on 05/29/2012 6:07:12 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: tobyhill
The polls must really show Obama in trouble.

HAHAHAHAHA - ain't that the truth.

The only reason King Putt is authorizing force against his moslem brethren is that he sees such actions as possible vote generators, nothing more, nothing less.

37 posted on 05/29/2012 6:11:34 AM PDT by bkopto (Obama and Biden merely symptoms of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: Sub-Driver
News stories like this should start with: "Once upon a time..."

Meanwhile in the real world, Obama lets terrorist who murder American soldiers go free.

http://west.house.gov/images/stories/Letter_to_President_Obama_re_Daqduq_-_16_MAY_2012.pdf

38 posted on 05/29/2012 6:25:34 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: quimby

What about collateral damage? If a baby or child gets killed, does this make Obozo directly responsible? If it were Bush, you know the media would be hyping up the collateral damage.


39 posted on 05/29/2012 7:11:56 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: jospehm20

The CIA agent that questioned KSM made that point. They can’t question dead people. The intelligence community around the world is being blinded.


40 posted on 05/29/2012 7:36:06 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Izzy Dunne

“... and Chuck Norris wears Obama pajamas...”

What a HOOT!

That didn’t even need a /Sarcasm tag!


41 posted on 05/29/2012 8:16:15 AM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Sub-Driver

I have heard that he personally goes on the missions and does the work himself.
The campaign ads are being readied.


42 posted on 05/29/2012 8:20:16 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: Sub-Driver

I have heard that he personally goes on the missions and does the work himself.
The campaign ads are being readied.


43 posted on 05/29/2012 8:20:29 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: Sub-Driver
A few heads just exploded on the left........

Just imagine the explosions if it were say...Bush who had this level of involvement in operational detail. Zero has been able to ramp-up the drone war because he knew he'd get a pass on the left and in the MSM. No Republican would. The Slimes and the Compost would be in daily hysterics and Seymour Hersh would be on the Today Show plugging his new book about how Bush has unleashed robot massacres from the skies on wedding parties and grade schools.

44 posted on 05/29/2012 8:54:48 AM PDT by mojito
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To: Common Sense 101
But not for President Barack Hussein Mountain Dew Obama Comacho

LMFAO! It's amazing how relevant that movie becomes every single day.

Mike Judge is a social commentary genius.

45 posted on 05/29/2012 12:33:54 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Sub-Driver

We’re supposed to believe that a guy who had to be dragged off the golf course to be in the war room when Bin Laden was killed knows one goatherd from another. This is like when Biden said Obama “spent months planning” the Bin Laden killing.


46 posted on 05/29/2012 2:25:43 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Sub-Driver

His #1 priority from the moment he wakes up to the moment he puts his kids to bed and his head on his soft pi’wwoh.

Right up there with his #1 priorities of jobs and overhauling healthcare and whatever other issue is #1 with the audience he is speaking to that day.


47 posted on 05/29/2012 5:59:54 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Washington could not tell a lie, Nixon could not tell the truth, Obama can't tell the difference.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Somehow, the phrase, “it takes an air raid on a village” seems to describe zerobama’s actions here...


48 posted on 05/29/2012 7:44:17 PM PDT by FDNYRHEROES (It's 3 AM. Let me sleep on it. I'll get back to you in 16 hours.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Somehow, the phrase, “it takes an air raid on a village” seems to describe zerobama’s actions here...


49 posted on 05/29/2012 7:44:50 PM PDT by FDNYRHEROES (It's 3 AM. Let me sleep on it. I'll get back to you in 16 hours.)
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To: Sub-Driver

why not just pick them all?


50 posted on 05/29/2012 7:48:10 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (i a m t h e m a r g i n o f e r r e r)
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