Ron Paul: U.S. Didn't Really Want To Catch Bin Laden Because They Needed An Excuse To Invade The Middle East
"Ya know, they knew where Bin Laden was. I don't think they really wanted to catch him because he was used as the excuse for us, you know, invading various countries and building up the military."
Esquire Initially Left VA Health Care Out Of Online Version Of Navy SEAL Story
Esquire came under criticism by military affairs paper Stars and Stripes for wrongly claiming the Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden was denied health care, a claim Esquire vigorously pushed back against. Esquire claims it mentions this in the story, but a cached version of the online article indicates otherwise.
In 2007, Mitt Romney Addressed His Bin Laden Gaffe
Democrats continued their attack on Mitt Romney today for 2007 remarks saying it was not worth moving "heaven on earth" to kill Osama Bin Laden. Rivals pilled on Romney for the remark and in this 2007 debate Romney addressed the comment, saying "we will move everything to get him," and that his comments were meant to convey the larger scope of the War on Terror.
President Obama Visits 9/11 First Responders
In his first trip to New York following the death of Osama bin Laden, here are photos of President Obama meeting with the first responders of September 11th. He's seen here with firefighters at Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9 and with police officers at the First Precinct. And that's indeed Rudy Giuliani with him. It's nice to see everyone putting politics aside, at least for a few days.
Graphic Photos Of Bodies From Inside Osama Bin Laden's Compound (NSFW)
These disturbing images, obtained by Reuters, show the corpses of three unidentified men who were shot by U.S. Navy SEALs in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. They were taken by a Pakistani security official inside the compound shortly after the raid. None of them appear to be bin Laden himself. Again, these are very graphic. Not for the faint of heart.
What Was Obama Watching?
The Internet-O-Tron, being the well-lubricated chuckle machine that it is, has already cranked out a new meme based on the photo of President Obama watching the raid of Osama bin Laden's compound. Since it arose on 4Chan, here are the few that don't involve porn. And here are some more Obamemes!
Top 20 Conspiracy Theories That Have Already Sprung Up Around The Death Of Osama Bin Laden
A whole cabal of conspiracy theories and perceived discrepancies surrounding the death of Osama bin Laden. Between this and Obama's birth certificate, the conspiracy mill has been cranking out crazy like it's going out of style.
Republican Presidential Hopefuls Respond To Death Of Bin Laden
Responses from the announced and rumored Republican presidential candidates on the death of Osama bin Laden. An interesting division between those who congratulate President Obama, either by name or by title, and those who don't. And then there's Mike Huckabee.
Where In The World Was Bin Laden?
For the last ten years, the United States believed Bin Laden was in a system of caves. Turns out he was in a mansion three blocks from a police station. Which raises a pertinent question: Where else was he over the last decade? Use the image overlay tool to add your take.