Bill Clinton Tells Sky News on 9/10/01: “I Could Have Killed Osama bin Laden but Didn’t” … Guess What Took Place the Very Next Day?
WHAT DID BILL CLINTON SAY JUST ONE DAY BEFORE SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 …
The day before the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, former President Bill Clinton spoke in Australia to about 30 business leaders during a lunch and stated on having passed on a chance to kill Osama bin Laden. A tape of Clinton’s comments were presented to Australia’s “Sky News” channel.
“And I’m just saying, you know, if I were Osama bin Laden — he’s very smart guy, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about him — and I nearly got him once,” the former president reportedly says on the tape, to laughs. “I nearly got him. And I could have killed him, but I would have to destroy a little town called Kandahar in Afghanistan and kill 300 innocent women and children, and then I would have been no better than him. And so I didn’t do it.”
Just a reminder to Bill Clinton, you were the President of the United States and supposed to protect the lives of Americans, not worry about how the world would feel about you had you taken out Bin Laden with possible collateral damage.
Hmm, He would have had to destroy a little town called Kandahar in Afghanistan? You mean the one with a population of 1,151,100? So what would you have had to do again Mr. President? BTW, Clinton did not just have one chance to kill Osama Bin Laden, he had many.
NBC News has obtained, exclusively, extraordinary secret video, shot by the U.S. government. It illustrates an enormous opportunity the Clinton administration had to kill or capture bin Laden. Critics call it a missed opportunity.
In the fall of 2000, in Afghanistan, unmanned, unarmed spy planes called Predators flew over known al-Qaida training camps. The pictures that were transmitted live to CIA headquarters show al-Qaida terrorists firing at targets, conducting military drills and then scattering on cue through the desert.
Also, that fall, the Predator captured even more extraordinary pictures — a tall figure in flowing white robes. Many intelligence analysts believed then and now it is bin Laden.
- Doctor who helped the CIA pinpoint Bin Laden is now facing additional charges in an attempt to keep him behind bars
Daily Commentary – Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Download
The question has been asked over and over as to what Obama was doing during the Benghazi terror attacks, but what was he doing while US Navy Seals were taking down Bin Laden?
So what was President Barack Obama doing as our brave US Navy Seals were taking down Bin Laden? Enter Reggie Love, Barack Obama’s personal assistant. During an interview, Reggie Love was asked to discuss the day Osama Bin Laden was killed. Incredibly,Reggie said the following:
“Most people were like down in the Situation Room and [President Obama] was like, ‘I’m not going to be down there, I can’t watch this entire thing,’ So he, myself, Pete Souza the White House photographer, Marvin, we must have played 15 hands, 15 games of spades.”
Are you serious, Obama was playing cards? Obama took full credit and spiked the football following the death of Bin Laden and all the while it was going on he might have just been playing cards. Was he even there in the situation room, did he even care? Or was he just going to make an appearance when it appeared the mission would be a success?
Which begs the question, why would Reggie Love make the comments about Obama playing cards, if it was not true? In Love’s mind it must have been no different than Obama playing golf as Americans suffer or Obama going off the Martha’s Vineyard as Egypt burns.
From Red Alert Politics: Reggie Love talks about playing cards with President Obama the day Osama bin Laden died.
Sure, the most famous image from the day Osama bin Laden died was taken in the Situation Room, with President Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden’s pursed faces clearly in view. But former Obama “body man” Reggie Love painted another picture from that day, too.
“Most people were like down in the Situation Room and [President Obama] was like, ‘I’m not going to be down there, I can’t watch this entire thing,’” Love recalled.
So the POTUS, Love, White House photographer Pete Souza and staffer Marvin Nicholson holed up in the nearby private dining room and played cards. “We must have played 15 games of spades,” Love said.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta Admits on ‘Meet the Press’ that Information from Waterboarding Led US to Death of Bin Laden
Another White House lie debunked …
This morning on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta admitted that information from Waterboarding lead to tracking down and the killing of Al-Qaeda mastermind terrorist Osama Bin Laden. So much for President Obama and his lap dog media’s parroting that waterboarding played no issue in killing Bin Laden.
“The real story was that in order to put the puzzle of intelligence together that led us to Bin Laden, there were a lot of pieces out there that were a part of that puzzle. Yes, some of it came from some of the tactics that were used at that time, interrogation tactics that were used. But the fact is we put together most of that intelligence without having to resort to that.”
The Gateway Pundit reminds us that this was not the first time that Panetta had made such comments.
Osama Bin Laden Movie “SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden” From Obama Mega Donor Harvey Weinstein To Air Weekend Before the 2012 Presidential Election
Oh yeah, because the release of this film has nothing to do with politics and trying to make Obama’s reelection efforts.
Um, the timing on the release of this movie is more than suspect … Under campaign-finance laws the Obama campaign should be made to pay for the entire film. Despicable, talk about a free infomercial for Obama using the brave and heroic efforts of our Navy Seals for Obama’s reelection efforts. The Obama administration and Hollywood will do anything and use anyone to get Obama reelected.
For those on the LEFT that like to complain about big money donations for corporations and mega donors, I wonder if they will be outraged by the following? An Osama Bin Laden movie from Barack Obama mega donor Harvey Weinstein is to air the weekend before the 2012 Presidential election.Of course this is just a coincidence in the timing. Company co-chairman Harvey Weinstein is a prominent fundraiser for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. But of course that has nothing to do with the timing release of this movie.
Two days before Election Day on November 6, a movie detailing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden will air on the National Geographic Channel, the cable network announced Thursday.
The film is being distributed by the Weinstein Company, owned by a Harvey Weinstein, a major backer of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign.
Titled, “SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden,” the feature-length film will chronicle the raid in Pakistan, an event that Obama’s campaign touts as one of his crowning achievements.
From the AP, film makers lying through their teeth stating that the release of the film has nothing to do with politics, it was done to help promote the start of the channel’s fall season. Fall season, in November?
A film dramatizing the death of Osama bin Laden will debut next month on the National Geographic Channel, two days before the presidential election.
The channel says it will air “Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden,” distributed by The Weinstein Co., on Sunday, Nov. 4.
Company co-chairman Harvey Weinstein is a prominent fundraiser for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign.
National Geographic Channel President Howard T. Owens said Thursday that the film’s air date is unrelated to politics and was chosen to help promote the start of the channel’s fall season.
Daily Commentary – Wednesday, September 19, 2012 – So It’s Ok for the Obama Administration to Leak Details of the Bin Ladin Raid
- But not ok when the information is written in a book by one of the seals involved in the raid
Very interesting and must read article in the Washington Post where Eliot Cohen, a distinguished military historian and scholar of civilian-military relations, and foreign policy adviser to Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney asks the important Ronald Reagan slightly modified question, Are you safer now than you were four years ago?
Has President Obama been a competent steward of U.S. national security?
Set aside the opening follies of this administration, such as the cringe-inducing “reset” button given to Russia’s foreign minister that yielded no cooperation but managed to produce anti-American venom from Vladimir Putin and the harassment of our ambassador to Moscow by thugs in Putin’s youth movement.
Set aside the hypocrisy of the Obama team’s scorn at former governor Mitt Romney’s lack of foreign policy experience, given that its own candidate, during his two years in the Senate prior to his presidential campaign, managed to produce one large goof: contemptuous certainty that the surge of U.S. troops to Iraq in 2007 would fail (VIDEO).
Set aside even the unseemliness of the president blaming America’s failures abroad on the George W. Bush administration while claiming credit for operations whose foundations were laid during the Bush presidency.
Disregard all this, and the answer remains no.
Yes, Obama ordered the killing of Osama bin Laden. So would any president who had him in American gun sights — imagine the furor if any commander in chief were to refrain from giving that order. But has Obama ended our war with Islamist extremists?
Read the entire article, quite enlightening and shows Obama for what he really is when it comes to foreign policy, a novice at best. Barack Obama’s greatest foreign policy accomplishments are those that he “inherited” from GWB. Its safe to say that Obama just adopted W’s drone attacks. The reason why BO does more is because he does not have the MSM claiming that innocent women and children are killed in missile attacks like W was at every strike. Some how the MSM never mentions that now. What a coincidence. Also, the tips that began the get Bin Laden efforts were started under W and dare I say, waterboarding.
Lib Democrat NH Senator Jeanne Shaheen Introduces Obama as Individual who Led the Mission to Get Bin Laden
Who lead the mission …
Yesterday, New Hampshire Democrat Senator Jeanne Shaheen introduced President Obama at a campaign event by saying that he was the president “led the mission that brought Osama bin Laden to justice”. Is it any wonder that US Navy Seals are a bit peeved at Obama and Democrats for claiming all the credit and the leaks that came from the Obama White House?
What a shock, there was no mention from the liberal New Hampshire Senator that Obama was also the one that cancelled the raids to get Obama on three different occasions. With the comments that Barack Obama made about small businesses and “you didn’t build it,” I find it rather ironic that he would take credit for leading the mission. Hey Barack, “You did not kill it”.
Barack Obama Canceled Operation to Kill Osama 3 Different Times at Adviser Valerie Jarrett’s Urging, Then Waited 16 Hrs to Make Call
This gives ‘Leading from Behind’ a new meaning … Does Obama and the MSM really want to get into a “WIMP” debate? When a Commander in Chief fails to pull the trigger in three separate occasions and takes military advise from a political adviser, one might not have the right to be called “Commander”.
Thisguy wussed out three times and had the audacity to spike the football after OBL’s death?
“President Obama’s greatest success was actually his greatest failure,” Leading From Behind,“ he said, traces the arc of six key Obama administration decisions, and shows how the president made them — and, often, failed to make them. (Miniter told The Daily Caller Friday.)
Barack Obama and his spin minions tried to make the killing of Osama Bin Laden as the crown jewel of Obama’s war on terror. Oh sorry, overseas contingency operation. It was supposed to make Obama look tough; however, from Richard Minter’s book, ‘Leading from Behind’ we learn an interesting factoid regarding the war-hawk Barack Obama. It would appear that Obama canceled the operation to kill Bin Laden on three separate occasions, before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission. Then he waited 16 hours to finally pull the trigger, if you will.
At the urging of Valerie Jarrett, President Barack Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission, according to an explosive new book scheduled for release August 21. The Daily Caller has seen a portion of the chapter in which the stunning revelation appears.
Daily Commentary – Monday, May 7, 2012 – Was Barack Obama The Man in Charge of Taking Bin Laden Out?
- Was he the one who made the final “call”?
Daily Commentary – Monday, May 7, 2012 Download