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Terrorists always look for absurd excuses for their despicable deeds.

Well said. That pretty much sums it up.

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Well, your "heroic warrior" is presently spouting all he knows to the authorities.

Anyway, I thought the conspiracy theorists had established that Bin Laden and Al-Qaida do not really exist. Where are you all BTW?

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In the short recording carried by the Al-Jazeera Arabic news channel, bin Laden addressed President Barack Obama saying the attack was a message similar to that of Sept 11 and more attacks against the U.S. would be forthcoming.

Must be quite a shock to all of Obama's slavering devotees: OBL still hates modernity, the idea of America, and secular democracies, even the ones that elect for their national leader a man, son of a devout Muslim, with an Arabic name and at one time in his youth Muslim schooling.

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OBL doesn't give a rat's ass about the Palestinians. He just knows that any mention of their name will attach some sympathy to his jihad, even if there is no link.

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I actually believe Bin Laden is dead and September 11 was his last act. The fact he hasnt been captured let alone seen is surprising and these audio tracks could come from anyone.

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That's a pretty nice rant about Obama, old friend - though I was under the impression the thread was about a "bin-Laden" message.

I'm starting to think the far-right fundies have become so detatched from Reality they may well be mistaking Obama for Oussama.

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"In the short recording carried by the Al-Jazeera Arabic news channel, bin Laden addressed President Barack Obama saying the attack was a message similar to that of Sept 11 and more attacks against the U.S. would be forthcoming."

Seems we have come full circle. Obama, a Democratic president, must now deal with Bin Laden- knowing full well that the last Democrat President failed so miserably to do so resulting in the attacks on New York's Twin Towers. It has been reported that Obama has been seeking council from Bill Clinton on how to handle the current economic and political mess the Obama administration has found itself in. I wonder if Barrack Hussein will ask Clinton for advice on these new revelations... god help us all if he does.

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I'm starting to think the far-right fundies have become so detatched from Reality they may well be mistaking Obama for Oussama.

You're not the only one, Adverts:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APx2YJ-_jos

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Branded

a Democratic president, must now deal with Bin Laden- knowing full well that the last Democrat President failed so miserably to do so resulting in the attacks on New York's Twin Towers.

How quickly you slid right across 8 years of george bush, when we were attacked and the Twin Towers were destroyed.

I think that the total non-action in capturing OBL by george bush is the most despicable act of treason that this country has ever seen. Making videos of where's OBL, under this trash can or behind this bookcase. We have a terrorist that has declared, boasted and built an army of misguided followers and bush sluffed him off like a bad hangover. < :-)

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"How quickly you slid right across 8 years of george bush, when we were attacked and the Twin Towers were destroyed."

Hardly "slid across"- try deliberatly not mentioned ! As we Americans know very well, "a stitch in time saves nine" or "An ounce of prevention prevents a pound of cure".

Clinton was not only asleep at the wheel, but it is common knowledge that he was aware of the danger this group provided, but he did little to nothing to stifle its threats. Al Qaeda was busy during the Clinton Administration; the group took responsibility for the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, the bombing of the U.S.S. Cole, the attacks on two U.S. military barracks in Saudi Arabia, the bombing of two U.S. Embassies in Africa, and the attacks on United States soldiers in Somalia. Throughout these attacks, Clinton did nothing to protect America or the American citizens; in fact he sabotaged America's ability to protect itself. Clinton incapacitated America by weakening the counter-terror organizations, overusing diplomacy, and simply ignoring the problem of international terrorism.

Now the problem has come full circle- and it is an absolute joke that Obama would seek Clinton's council on anything- yet alone Oasama Bin Laden !

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Bin Laden claims responsibility for Christmas bombing attempt

Osama Bin Laden is everywhere and nowhere, while having his hand in everything related to terrorism and Al-Qaeda.

He's becoming like a 21st century Kilroy.

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Branded you need to take a step back and rethink your comments. Bill Clinton was beat back and every time he attempted anything by the republicans who refused to back Clinton's attempt to fight Al-Quaeda. Read the link provided. The republicans kept rebuffing all Clinton's attempts to fight Al-Quaeda saying his threats were preposterous. Not only was Bill Clinton active in fighting Al-Quaeda, the republicans took his every threat as a fairy tale dream. Then george bush came into office with the same mentality and we're attacked. Why, because bush was asleep at the wheel and didn't take the Al-Quaeda threat serious. < :-)

In Congress, Clinton was thwarted by the reactionary conservative majority in virtually every attempt he made to pass legislation that would attack al-Qaeda and terrorism. His 1996 omnibus terror bill, which included many of the anti-terror measures we now take for granted after September 11, was withered almost to the point of uselessness by attacks from the right; Senators Jesse Helms and Trent Lott were openly dismissive of the threats Clinton spoke of.

http://www.truthout.org/article/clinton-911-and-facts

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Rubbish! The guy is D E A D! Has been since December 15 2001. So, who exactly wants us to quake in our boots and think he's still alive? http://www.thepeoplesvoice.org/TPV3/News.php/2009/12/11/after-years-of-deceit-us-openly-accepts- The folks who benefit from war without end, that's who.

We're being L I E D to, as usual!

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No adaydream- you need to snap out of yours.

"Bill Clinton was beat back and every time he attempted anything by the republicans who refused to back Clinton's attempt to fight Al-Quaeda"

The President of the United States gets beat back by nobody ! Haven't you all been telling us that throughout the Bush years ? Your logic of convenience is truly astounding. Fact is- if Clinton had heeded the warnings, and pulled the trigger- when even he admitted "we had him in our sights"- there would never have been a 9-11. Now it's time for the Dems to do what they didn't do a decade ago. Take out Bin Laden and produce the body. Good luck Barrack Hussein. Feel fortunate that the previous administration left with a solid strategy against terrorism. So far, since taking office, the US has had 2 attempts- one succesful at Fort Hood Texas, the other failed in the skys over Detroit. This is probably only the beginning- dogs sense weakness in the air from miles away.

Moderator: Readers, back on topic please. Bill Clinton is not relevant to this discussion.

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Ghost Story(ies) for kids ! Interesting because they come from intelligence sources !

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[“America will never dream of security unless we will have it in reality in Palestine,” he added. “God willing, our raids on you will continue as long as your support for the Israelis continues.”]

There it is. Osama obama supports the Palestinians who can't do anything but attack Israel and blame America for their lot in life. No wonder they were dancing in the streets when NY was hit 9 years ago. This is proof that these people don't deserve any help from Americans. Cut all aid money to the Palestinians now!!

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Correct Moderator. Ossama bin Laden is still there because george bush took the same laxico attitude about the presidency during the first year and OBL took advantage of that fact and attacked us on 9'11'01. Being caught on his haunches bin Laden made an utter fool out of bush. He sent men here to train from the same country they were going to attack. He made plenty of warnings and bush just played. he was president and it was time to play. And then bin Laden attacked. So easy. He had sent over 20 bombers under the nose of the bush administration, they were even highlighted by the FBI and he killed almost 3000 innocent people, while bush read "My Pet Goat".

Whether it's bin Laden or not that's sending the tapes, it was george bush who fiddled while America burned. < :-)

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Only in the twisted mind of a terriorist like OBL can he pretend to claim victory in a FAILED attack.

In fact, with all of the terrior attacts that he is responsible for, what has been accomplished? Nothing. He cannot show a single stretgic accomplishment except dead people. Sooner or later, even his supporters will take notice.

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Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula originally took credit for the attack, but by issuing this message, bin Laden seems to be indicating that he himself is ordering attacks, rather than just putting his seal of approval on events afterward.

Or he is lying. I believe he is lying. I don't think he ordered the attack. I think Al-Qaida is weak as a top down organization. I don't believe, as an organization, they have a central authority that is able to convey all of its wishes to the many branches of Al-Qaida. I believe Osama is excellent at recruitment but poor at controlling the many factions. Many of us have known recruiters who can bullshit but do little else then send poor unsuspecting souls to war. I believe the various factions of Al-Qaida mostly act independently. I don't think OBL had a clue of the Christmas Day attempt. But one thing is clear; either he did not know and he is lying or he knew and Al-Qaida can't even make a worthy bomb when they get so fortunate as to get someone aboard a plane. Al-Qaida is very good at improvised bombs; wouldn't it stand to reason that this would be of the highest priority for success?

OBL just wants the glory for this. He is insignificant if he can't be personally involved in acts of terror. He is stuck in the mountains holed up in some cave with all his major lines of communication cut. He has to resort to messenger service to accomplish anything.

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I actually believe Bin Laden is dead and September 11 was his last act

I'm sure he dies, but not sure when. If the US government tells everyone he is dead, maybe they lose a lot of funding??

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Great to see all the conspiracies and bitterness on display. I would also like to thank Uncle Osama for taking some time out of his busy schedule (eating cockroaches and other cave-dwelling delicacies) to highlight why we (the West) need to keep hunting down Osama and his band of loonies.

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wiz

In fact, with all of the terrior attacts that he is responsible for, what has been accomplished? Nothing. He cannot show a single stretgic accomplishment except dead people.

I don't understand your statement. Every time you go to the airport to fly you have to remove your shoes, no liquids over 4 ounces and the list goes on. The cost of doing this, cost of Air Marshalls and all the terrorist procedures in effect. The cost has been enormous to companies and government.

Every time they do something, they learn more. It's no different then a research lab. Next time they might actually get away with it and then a plane with passengers crashes. These will have been learning lessons for them. < :-)

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Garbage bin laden, the voice of Islamic terrorism, not the face, of Islamic terrorism.

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LIBERTAS

Rubbish! The guy is D E A D! Has been since December 15 2001. So, who exactly wants us to quake in our boots and think he's still alive? http://www.thepeoplesvoice.org/TPV3/News.php/2009/12/11/after-years-of-deceit-us-openly-accepts- The folks who benefit from war without end, that's who.

He may very well be dead but it doesn't require a vast conspiracy perpetuated for profit to be true.

This is one you should really check out: http://tiny.cc/NgezJ

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It is ironic that the man I honestly think most non-Muslims would identify as the face of modern Islam is basically invisible now.

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the face of modern Islam

Obama? Who are you talking about? Fox news face of modern Islam and the Islamic world's face of moden Islam are not the same. Both are not bin Laden either.

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Can't we make an island from all the land fill and rubbish (much like kansai airport) big enough for all these crazy islamic terrorists along with all their followers and believers to go to and reside and perhaps blow each other up???And the last crazy dude left on the island wins the prize.

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http://www.thepeoplesvoice.org/TPV3/News.php/2009/12/11/after-years-of-deceit-us-openly-accepts- Lovely picture there of Bin Laden

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goodDonkey, goodPost above. At least the guy's ego is still intact.

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In fact, with all of the terrior attacts that he is responsible for, what has been accomplished? Nothing. He cannot show a single stretgic accomplishment except dead people.

Actually sadly, they did...FEAR, UNCERTAINTY, DOUBT....namely TERROR. As a previous poster mentioned you just have to look at the antics at the airports around the world in the name of security. The (US) constitution downgraded to 'just a piece of paper'. The removed civil liberties, surveillance, fingerprinting at borders.... regrettably, they have accomplished much...

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"Actually sadly, they did...FEAR, UNCERTAINTY, DOUBT....namely TERROR. As a previous poster mentioned you just have to look at the antics at the airports around the world in the name of security. The (US) constitution downgraded to 'just a piece of paper'."

Wolfsheep - you forgot to add MISINFORMATION.There is absolutely no verifiable account that Bush ever said the US Constitution was "just a piece of paper." A single blogger put it out there and the far Left has been regurgitating it ever since. Nice try.

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I actually believe Bin Laden is dead and September 11 was his last act

me too. Bin Laden only exists as a myth now.

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How do we even know bin Laden is still alive? Has he appeared on TV or any videos recently?

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"How do we even know bin Laden is still alive?"

I agree with sarge.

Notice how JT amongst other news sources are reporting this as fact up to middle article, when "White House officials said could not immediately be authenticated" is mentioned as an after-thought.

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Hey, is this the same guy that was behind 9-11 and bush let go in tora-bora?

Amazing that OBL is still around and plotting to attack the USA after Bush let him go.

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Heh, Zurc,

Was Bush at the Pakistan border with a "Get out of jail free card"?

There are many failings, including the refusal for more troops on the ground despite commanders and the CIA's demands, but that's one big, desolate border region you're talking about there, not some high security western airport border control.

If bin-Laden really was behind 9/11, and if bin-Laden really does still have warm blood coursing through his veins - he is marginalized. And Dubya, despite is mis-givings, had a big hand in that.

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Madverts

but that's one big, desolate border region you're talking about there, not some high security western airport border control.

You're correct there. It's also correct that when the US forces walked away from Tora Bora and left it to the warlords it doesn't make any difference whether it's a desolate mountain range or a tennis court. We walked away and made Ossama's escape possible, if he escaped.

Whether it's bin Laden or some Al-Quaeda media stageroom with a microphone for a stand-in, tapes are still coming out and he's getting attention. Young want to be terrorist listen. We them are busy looking at shoes and carry on luggage. And every time, Christmas or whenever they test us.

We've been lucky. Next time they may be successful. I pray they never will be, but it's like the cold. Sooner or later you get it. < :-)

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The (US) constitution downgraded to 'just a piece of paper'."

Terrorists hate the Patriot act, because its effective. Americans have never had to worry, and never been convicted for a Patriot Act offense. Islamic terrorists, and their supporters, naturally, don't like it.

Hey, is this the same guy that was behind 9-11 and bush let go in tora-bora?

Never bin seen again, coincidence?

We've been lucky. Next time they may be successful. I pray they never will be, but it's like the cold. Sooner or later you get it.

Same as with the cold, you turn up the heat. It would be real nice if you and your family members could have a front row seat to the next Islamic terrorism event.

And every time, Christmas or whenever they test us.

Psychotic Muslims and their Islamic terrorist offspring, yup, they really hate Christmas.

We've been lucky. Next time they may be successful.

Success for Islamic terrorists means that Muslims pay the price. All of you cheerleaders, for the Islamic terrorists, should realize this by now.

Whether it's bin Laden or some Al-Quaeda media stageroom with a microphone for a stand-in, tapes are still coming out and he's getting attention.

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Whether it's bin Laden or some Al-Quaeda media stageroom with a microphone for a stand-in, tapes are still coming out and he's getting attention.

.....and you know where they're coming from, don't you? Tel Aviv, because they know that you're dumb enough to believe them! Dumb as the proverbial bag of hammers!

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