Confirmed: Abu Yahya al-Libi, Al Qaeda’s number two, killed in drone strike

posted at 4:44 pm on June 5, 2012 by Allahpundit

Reports of his demise were not greatly exaggerated.

Al Qaeda’s deputy leader, Abu Yahya al-Libi, was killed in a drone strike in northern Pakistan, an American official confirmed on Tuesday, in the biggest single success in the controversial campaign’s eight-year history…

Characterizing what the loss would mean to Al Qaeda, the American official said: “Zawahri will be hard-pressed to find any one person who can readily step into Abu Yahya’s shoes — in addition to his gravitas as a longstanding member of AQ’s leadership, Abu Yahya’s religious credentials gave him the authority to issue fatwas, operational approvals, and guidance to the core group in Pakistan and regional affiliates. There is no one who even comes close in terms of replacing the expertise AQ has just lost.”

A “senior Pakistani official” told the Times he had no independent confirmation of al-Libi’s death but other Pakistani intel sources reportedly heard from locals at the scene that he was inside a house in Waziristan when it was hit by a missile. An unnamed Taliban leader who spoke to Reuters called it a “big loss” and said, “After Doctor Sahib (al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri), he was the main al Qaeda leader.” The White House is confident enough in what they’ve heard that Jay Carney saw fit to mention it at today’s briefing. My sense of al-Libi is that he was more like Anwar al-Awlaki than any other prominent AQ chieftain insofar as he was known mainly for his preaching/propagandizing but evidently was an operational mover-and-shaker behind the scenes as well. More from NBC:

Pakistan security reports indicated the pre-dawn strike killed 15 insurgents, with a total of nearly 30 killed in three weekend attacks. A U.S. official challenged those numbers, telling NBC News that the death toll was “less than a handful.”…

U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, characterize him as irreplaceable in his expertise, ability and influence…

In May 2011, shortly after bin Laden was killed, U.S. officials identified Abu Yahya as one of five potential successors to the slain al-Qaida leaders. The leading candidate, Ayman al Zawahiri, ultimately did succeed bin Laden. The other four potential successors now have all been killed in drone strikes.

Have a look at the graphic (from Reuters) that NBC chose to accompany its piece. It actually undersells the success Obama and the CIA have had with drones: Atiyah Abdel Rahman, AQ’s field general, is listed as being at large but he was actually liquidated last year. Ilyas Kashmiri, another jihadi mastermind in the making, was eliminated three months before Atiyah and he’s not mentioned in the Reuters graphic at all. Unless I’m forgetting someone, there are only three big-name Al Qaeda members left. One is Saif al-Adel, who may or may not still be under house arrest in Iran; the second is Adnan al-Shukrijumah, who was identified as a major threat by U.S. officials not long after 9/11 and really hasn’t been seen since; and the third is Zawahiri himself. If the intelligence we’re getting on the ground is now strong enough to let us reach even someone as important as al-Libi, there’s no reason to think Zawahiri will last much longer. In fact, it wouldn’t surprise me if Petraeus and company already have a hunch where he is and, a la Bin Laden, Obama and his national security team are now weighing whether to use drones or to try to grab him. Another military incursion deep inside Pakistan would risk a permanent rupture of relations, but if he’s hiding in or around a major city, the White House might decide that a blunt instrument like a drone strike is too dicey. Tough call.

Go read this post from lefty Michael Tomasky spiking the football over yet another drone-driven success. It’s important to bookmark stuff like that now, because if/when Romney becomes president, liberal CW on drones will move instantly from appreciation for a surgical counterterror weapon that dismantled Al Qaeda to horror at a brutal automated killer that spares neither the guilty nor the innocent on the ground. It’s coming, so prepare.


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Number Two, flushed!

Ward Cleaver on June 5, 2012 at 4:45 PM

Next !

FlaMurph on June 5, 2012 at 4:47 PM

And soon forgotten.

Bmore on June 5, 2012 at 4:48 PM

Are we just making up #2′s now just to say we killed someone important and dangerous. Not losing any sleep with 3rd world types like this guy out there.

ModerateMan on June 5, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Another notch on Obama’s joystick.

AubieJon on June 5, 2012 at 4:51 PM

May his ‘virgins’ all look like Wasserman-Schmutz, Maxine Waters and Helen Thomas, and may they all have bacon strips in their mouths.

Schadenfreude on June 5, 2012 at 4:51 PM

Zawahiri must be deep in a cave and if he ever comes out and even hears a hummingbird I bet he dives right back into his hole.

Ishmael on June 5, 2012 at 4:51 PM

Abba Yabba Dabba gone. Yabba Dabba Doo left to go.

nico on June 5, 2012 at 4:52 PM

I wonder if he was shocked when he met his 72 Virginians?

dczombie on June 5, 2012 at 4:52 PM

Obama Bin Lyin kills Yaba Daba Du with his bare hands, just like he did Osama.

The Rogue Tomato on June 5, 2012 at 4:52 PM

Go read this post from lefty Michael Tomasky spiking the football over yet another drone-driven success. It’s important to bookmark stuff like that now, because if/when Romney becomes president, liberal CW on drones will move instantly from appreciation for a surgical counterterror weapon that dismantled Al Qaeda to horror at a brutal automated killer that spares neither the guilty nor the innocent on the ground. It’s coming, so prepare now.

As I said on a thread last night, it’s amazing how the MSM has made the term “civilian casualties” obsolete since about Jan. 20, 2009.

Bitter Clinger on June 5, 2012 at 4:53 PM

there’s no reason to think Zawahiri will last much longer

IMHO it is likely that Zawahiri has some kind of unofficial protection by state authorities. Really, it’s hard to interpret Bin Laden’s former arrangement as anything but that, and there’s no way Zawahiri’s hosts would allow a second breach like that. My money says he stays safe.

jwolf on June 5, 2012 at 4:53 PM

America does not torture terrorists.

Obama assassinates them with his bare hands.

The Rogue Tomato on June 5, 2012 at 4:53 PM

Did Obama ride the bomb down? He takes credit for this in 3…..2…..1….BRAG

simkeith on June 5, 2012 at 4:53 PM

X’ed out DMF.

Bravo Zulu.

NoDonkey on June 5, 2012 at 4:53 PM

Did they ever get the fat kid from California.

Abu Pork Chop or whatever? Or in American something like Adam Godam?

CorporatePiggy on June 5, 2012 at 4:55 PM

May his ‘virgins’ all look like Wasserman-Schmutz, Maxine Waters and Helen Thomas, and may they all have bacon strips in their mouths.

Schadenfreude on June 5, 2012 at 4:51 PM

And in the other place. ; )

Bmore on June 5, 2012 at 4:55 PM

Freddie Mercury:

“Another one bites the dust, another one bites the dust, heeeeey”

NapaConservative on June 5, 2012 at 4:55 PM

I was a doubter on this one but glad that it has been confirmed.

The far left has always regarded drone strikes as extra-judicial killings and unlawful but I can’t recall the mainstream press and liberals generally as being against these even when GW was ordering them so I don’t expect a big shift when Romney becomes President.

lexhamfox on June 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

he was inside a house in Waziristan when it was hit by a missile.

But remember, kids: Waterboarding is baaaaad.

Go RBNY on June 5, 2012 at 4:57 PM

Al Qaeda’s number two, killed in drone strike

…every week… or two…we are killing…number two!
hmmm!

KOOLAID2 on June 5, 2012 at 4:58 PM

But remember, kids: Waterboarding is baaaaad.

Go RBNY on June 5, 2012 at 4:57 PM

Gotta love the moral relevancy of the Left.

Bitter Clinger on June 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

Jay Carney was already spiking the football at his presser today. So the next time the unemployment numbers come out, and are dismal, Obama will remind everyone of the two-fer and his skill at picking out al Qaida members from his ‘kill’ list.

Bob in VA on June 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

USA! USA! USA!

:)

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

I hope they used a Sharpie to scrawl his Miranda rights on the tip of that Predator missile.

profitsbeard on June 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

“Zawahri will be hard-pressed to find any one person who can readily step into Abu Yahya’s shoes…”

They’re gonna have to find the shoes first…..

Zardoz on June 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

Schadenfreude on June 5, 2012 at 4:51 PM

And in the other place. ; )

Bmore on June 5, 2012 at 4:55 PM

..and in back of the other place.

The War Planner on June 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

Seems bho’s ‘hit list’ keeps on a giving for his trophy and re-election? I just wonder how the rop type countries feel about bho about now?

I am glad this slug is DRN and hope many others follow!
L

letget on June 5, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Who does #2 work for??

Ben Hur on June 5, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Horrible week for AQ in Pakistan. First they loose Bert & Ernie and now Abu Yahya al-Libi.

It’s coming, so prepare.

Of course. I recall a certain Senator from Illinois complaining about our troops air raiding villages and killing civilians. Amazing how time changes everything.

CTSherman on June 5, 2012 at 5:02 PM

I wonder if he was shocked when he met his 72 Virginians?

dczombie on June 5, 2012 at 4:52 PM

..naw, not really, mate. He’d seen goats before.

The War Planner on June 5, 2012 at 5:03 PM

Glad to hear it.

Now if only the media would treat this the same way they would have if it had been Bush…

MadisonConservative on June 5, 2012 at 5:03 PM

I can’t help but wonder how much actionable intelligence might have been wrung out of al Libi. But since Gitmo is not accepting any new guests and our intelligence services aren’t allowed to play Sesame Street songs to him, he had to die.

catsandbooks on June 5, 2012 at 5:04 PM

Thinning the AQ herd, one scumbag at a time

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on June 5, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Cindy Sheehan hardest hit.

Schadenfreude on June 5, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Pres. BO can claim it as a job created.

Wander on June 5, 2012 at 5:10 PM

I hope they used a Sharpie to scrawl his Miranda rights on the tip of that Predator missile.

profitsbeard on June 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

This guy wasn’t an American citizen. Why would he have Miranda rights?

Bitter Clinger on June 5, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Abu Yahya al-Libi

Name makes me recall the old jingle:

When it says ‘Libi-Libi-Libi’
On the label-label-label
You will like it-like it-like it
On your table-table-table

Guess now we’ll never find out ‘The Divine Secrets of the Yahya Sisterhood

:P

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 5:11 PM

Cindy Sheehan hardest hit.

Schadenfreude on June 5, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Yeah, no kidding. Where is the Code Pinko “outrage”?

Funny how it seemed to disappear around early ’09

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on June 5, 2012 at 5:11 PM

I hope they used a Sharpie to scrawl his Miranda rights on the tip of that Predator missile.

profitsbeard on June 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM

This guy wasn’t an American citizen. Why would he have Miranda rights?

Bitter Clinger on June 5, 2012 at 5:10 PM

To please Eric Holder, of course.

profitsbeard on June 5, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Cindy Sheehan hardest hit.

Schadenfreude on June 5, 2012 at 5:09 PM

..well actually, from the appearances of the bomb crater, apparently this assshole was the hardest hit.

By the way, Britt sends his love.

;-)

The War Planner on June 5, 2012 at 5:17 PM

It’s nice to know that our Noble Peace Prize winning President finds that a fatal drone strike is more “humane” then interrogation which might gather valuable intel.

Liberal logic or Hypocrisy? Can’t decide.

WisRich on June 5, 2012 at 5:17 PM

So how many fewer mosques are now in the United States?

VorDaj on June 5, 2012 at 5:18 PM

with a total of nearly 30 killed in three weekend attacks. A U.S. official challenged those numbers, telling NBC News that the death toll was “less than a handful.”

 
Political sleight-of-hand meaning four insurgents and 26 civilians?

rogerb on June 5, 2012 at 5:19 PM

OBOZO’s KILLING the terrorists WITHOUT GETTING A SHRED OF USEFUL INTELLIGENCE is SOOOOOOOO much better than Bush capturing them and getting information to help protect America. And it’s more humane, too, because it doesn’t involve that awful waterboarding !!!!!!!

TeaPartyNation on June 5, 2012 at 5:20 PM

The timing of the release of this info (happened over the past few days, or so) couldn’t be related to Walker blowout, could it?

so-notbuyingit on June 5, 2012 at 5:20 PM

..OT and and speaking about “hardest hit”, it appears that Obama was the target of another Romney drone, via Drudge. Mitt tells the Detroit News that The Pantload is holding onto GM stock lest their sale result in an embarrassing loss.

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120605/POLITICS01/206050364/Romney-vows-quick-U-S-exit-from-GM?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

The War Planner on June 5, 2012 at 5:21 PM

… when Romney becomes president, liberal CW on drones will move instantly from appreciation …

.
What the heck does CW mean? Second time I’ve seen it today.

ExpressoBold on June 5, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Good job Mr President. But I’m still not voting for you

steel guy on June 5, 2012 at 5:24 PM

ExpressoBold on June 5, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Just a guess: CW = Conventional Wisdom?

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 5:27 PM

How can they be sure if they didn’t get a DNA sample from him and his parents ??

You know waterboarding might not be so bad compared to being blown up by a drone. At least you get room and board, you own Wii, maid service after you are waterboarded. After you get hit by a drone you just get your 72 virgin suicide bombers.

KenInIL on June 5, 2012 at 5:29 PM

Pakistan security reports indicated the pre-dawn strike killed 15 insurgents, with a total of nearly 30 killed in three weekend attacks. A U.S. official challenged those numbers, telling NBC News that the death toll was “less than a handful.”…

Was that a Shaquille O’Neal handful or a Spud Webb handful?

Lily on June 5, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 5:27 PM

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Thanks, Vulcha. I hadn’t thought of that one. I had imagined some sort of continuous whine, though. I’m still waiting for definitive definition, though.

ExpressoBold on June 5, 2012 at 5:31 PM

‘The Divine Secrets of the Yahya Sisterhood‘

:P

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 5:11 PM

.
That’s the song I was thinking of though…

ExpressoBold on June 5, 2012 at 5:33 PM

I’ll just think my thoughts instead of posting them on this fine blog. Rhymes with “sheet it” terrorist scumbag!

OxyCon on June 5, 2012 at 5:35 PM

A polite correction to an earler commenter: It was likely a Hellfire missile launched from a Predator UAV.
Of course if you really want to make a statement you pickle an AGM-65 Maverick missile on their azzes. I recall the Laser Maverick (developed for the Marines) had a 136 Kg Composition B warhead.
Launch the missiles, we’ll make more.

Missilengr on June 5, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Thanks, Vulcha. I hadn’t thought of that one. I had imagined some sort of continuous whine, though. I’m still waiting for definitive definition, though.

ExpressoBold on June 5, 2012 at 5:31 PM

Even if my guess is correct, yours is waaaay funnier!

:D

That’s the song I was thinking of though…

ExpressoBold on June 5, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Great minds…

;-)

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 5:39 PM

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 5:39 PM

.
I think I used up my daily quota of “though” in one comment.

ExpressoBold on June 5, 2012 at 5:46 PM

I think I used up my daily quota of “though” in one comment.

ExpressoBold on June 5, 2012 at 5:46 PM

Heh. I never even noticed…though.

;-)

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Being second in command of Al-Qaeda might be a good paying job but doesn’t seem to have a lot of job security. I would hope that it has a good medical plan.

dirtseller on June 5, 2012 at 5:51 PM

It’s important to bookmark stuff like that now, because if/when Romney becomes president, liberal CW on drones will move instantly from appreciation for a surgical counterterror weapon that dismantled Al Qaeda to horror at a brutal automated killer that spares neither the guilty nor the innocent on the ground. It’s coming, so prepare.

Quite frankly, I have mixed emotions about this program.

Is there no sense in getting intelligence from these Al Qaeda operatives? Heck he’s only the number two guy. And collateral damage – what collateral damage? Oh you mean those other folks that died along with him? Guilty by association. While our soldiers are hamstrung with rules of engagement – many of which put their lives in great danger, our beloved leader can call in a drone strike and not be the least bit concerned about the deaths of others in the vicinity.

No, I’ve got very mixed emotions about this new style of warfare.

But maybe this isn’t a good day for introspection – one of my daughter’s closest friends was just murdered by her father. Muddles the mind.

Hill60 on June 5, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Are we just making up #2′s now just to say we killed someone important and dangerous. Not losing any sleep with 3rd world types like this guy out there.

ModerateMan on June 5, 2012 at 4:50 PM

They’re pretty much all #2s.

squint on June 5, 2012 at 5:54 PM

But maybe this isn’t a good day for introspection – one of my daughter’s closest friends was just murdered by her father. Muddles the mind.

Hill60 on June 5, 2012 at 5:51 PM

OMG how horrible. Sometimes life just makes no sense. No sense at all. Sympathy to your daughter, your family, and the family of the victim.

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 5:56 PM

Thank goodness we didn’t waterboard him.

CW on June 5, 2012 at 5:56 PM

The far left has always regarded drone strikes as extra-judicial killings and unlawful but I can’t recall the mainstream press and liberals generally as being against these even when GW was ordering them so I don’t expect a big shift when Romney becomes President.

lexhamfox on June 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Actually, Bush and the US came under heavy criticism for the strikes they carried out, primarily for the fact that the strikes killed large numbers of civilians. Kos and Huffington were especially offended by a strike in 2006 that killed 50-70 kids.

The only reason Bush did not receive more criticism about his drone strikes? He didn’t do nearly as many as O’bama has.

Del Dolemonte on June 5, 2012 at 6:02 PM

The far left has always regarded drone strikes as extra-judicial killings and unlawful but I can’t recall the mainstream press and liberals generally as being against these even when GW was ordering them so I don’t expect a big shift when Romney becomes President.

lexhamfox on June 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM


Thank goodness we didn’t waterboard him.

CW on June 5, 2012 at 5:56 PM

———–

I tire of your attempt to appear middle of the road. ES.

CW on June 5, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Saif al-Adel, Adnan al-Shukrijumah,Ayman al Zawahiri

Do we think that Adam Gadahn is dead? Just saying there’s nothing wrong with playing for bonus points.

We should have a pool, for the last three, who goes first, next, and who plays clean up.

Dr Evil on June 5, 2012 at 6:18 PM

Ayman al Zawahiri, okay he’s my choice for who rides the lighting next….If you’re Patraeus, you’re thinking take out Zawahiri, you can demoralize Al Qaida and create a feud between the last two players left for who’s next to take the hot seat. It’s a win – win.

Dr Evil on June 5, 2012 at 6:22 PM

lightening

Dr Evil on June 5, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Lightning sigh…..

Dr Evil on June 5, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Know what’s sad? Half the people reading this will not understand:

Look! Up in the sky!
It’s a bird!
It’s a plane!

No, its a God Willin’ Muzzie Killin’ Death Drone, sent by the Noble Peace Prize winnin preezy Kool!

BigAlSouth on June 5, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Confirmed: Abu Yahya al-Libi, Al Qaeda’s number two, killed in drone strike

Yeah … sure … whatever.

I don’t believe anything coming out of this administration. It’s either lies or exaggerations. Any information that is true and is released is only done so to harm American security.

Al-Libi was a propagandist. Big whoop. #2! Oooooh!

What a friggin joke.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 5, 2012 at 7:04 PM

Killing these guys 1 at a time with drones 30,000 feet up is like the cop you saw this morning handing out 1 ticket….soon forgotten.

Another one steps up to fill his shoes.

See now Vlad the Impaler had the right idea, 20,000 muslims up on pikes…was enough to make the most feared and sadistic muslim general TURN AROUND AND GO HOME.

THATS power. The power of fear.

“Let them hate so long as they fear.”
Acius, 310bc

orbitalair on June 5, 2012 at 7:39 PM

Exactly how many drones would be needed to “correct” “issues” in Iran?

sdbatboy on June 5, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Always only number two.

SC.Charlie on June 5, 2012 at 7:47 PM

Romney is on the drone list.

SC.Charlie on June 5, 2012 at 7:52 PM

Beautiful silence. The ONE good thing about a liberal president who enjoys nuking terrorists is no screaming media yelling about “cruel heartless capitalists assassinating suffering third world impoverished idealists in order for fat oil tycoons to greedily profit.”

Instead a murdering Muslim thug getting what he deserves and the only sounds are cheering.

MaiDee on June 5, 2012 at 8:10 PM

It’s lucky Al-Q has got nothing to do with Islam. There would be many other leaders if they were. As it was it took 11 years+ to almost eliminate a teeny tiny fringe group of religion hijackers. What was there, 20 or 30 of them?

BL@KBIRD on June 5, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Abu Yahya al-Libi blown to Paradise?

From the Yahya Brotherhood to the Brotherhood of the Traveling Parts…in a flash.

Much as I am disgusted with Obama (the Nobel Peace prize laureate)…gotta say the only good terrorist is a dead terrorist.

coldwarrior on June 5, 2012 at 8:24 PM

So…We endured year after year of the media-driven angst over water boarding. Now, we zap terrorists with no juris-prudence whatsoever, media silent…Don’t get me wrong, I think the armed drones are helping win the war against international jihadists. I’m just pointing out the incredible hypocracy of the our pals in the media, as have many others on this blog and elsewhere…

Nozzle on June 5, 2012 at 8:25 PM

The money quote?

“Zawahri will be hard-pressed to find any one person who can readily step into Abu Yahya’s shoes —”

Apparently that is all they found of him.

coldwarrior on June 5, 2012 at 8:26 PM

If Obama had a son, he might just look like the late al-Libi…Sorry, couldn’t resist.

Nozzle on June 5, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Nozzle on June 5, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Well, Obama did spend some time in Pahkeestan back in the day…who’s to know?

coldwarrior on June 5, 2012 at 8:29 PM

If Obama had a son, he might just look like the late al-Libi…Sorry, couldn’t resist.

Nozzle on June 5, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Y’know, it does bug the crap out of me that this guy looks exactly like my cousin ‘Reggie the Pharmacist’. Come to think of it, I haven’t heard from Cuz in awhile…wonder where he’s been (gulp).

;-)

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 10:09 PM

“Let them hate so long as they fear.”
Acius, 310bc

orbitalair on June 5, 2012 at 7:39 PM

I find it much more inspiring in the original Latin. Oderint dum metuant.

HTL on June 5, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Any information we could have gotten out of him is also gone. There is a downside to a kill-em all strategy.

He would have more valuable strapped to a board and panicked into spilling his guts than having his guts splattered all over the place.

Upside: A policy of no capture, no quarter reduces recruiting on the other side.

Random Numbers (Brian Epps) on June 5, 2012 at 11:05 PM

The far left has always regarded drone strikes as extra-judicial killings and unlawful but I can’t recall the mainstream press and liberals generally as being against these even when GW was ordering them so I don’t expect a big shift when Romney becomes President.

lexhamfox on June 5, 2012 at 4:56 PM

I’d have to respectfully disagree with you on this lexhamfox. The Lame Stream Media got their panties in a wad every single damn time Bush killed any terrorists…and Lord forbid if a single “innocent civilian” was killed in the crossfire. Interesting though, the LSM would even tout civilian deaths when they were obviously Jihadists and would repeat the propaganda the jihadists would spout about “civilian deaths” when it was known these supposed “innocent civilians” were in the same damn house as their target…as they say “don’t lay with dogs if you don’t want to get blowed up!”

Also, where the hell are all the code pinkos? Seriously, when Bush was in office you couldn’t throw a rock without hitting one of those idiots! Always calling Bush a “war criminal” but now it’s as if the code pinkos have disappeared from the face of the earth, and why haven’t they called for Obama to be tried on “war crimes?”

The left have always and will always be hypocrites, it’s all about furthering their ideological goals, truth be damned! I guarantee if Romney is elected and he continues where Obama leaves off the code pinko hypocrite morons will crawl back out from the rocks they crawled under so fast it will make Linda Blair’s head spin again! Only this time it won’t work because we have plenty of ammo on our side to throw back in their hypocritical faces…can’t wait to see them try because they are so utterly dishonest and ignorant they will attempt it!

Liberty or Death on June 6, 2012 at 12:11 AM

This guy wasn’t an American citizen. Why would he have Miranda rights?

Bitter Clinger on June 5, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Why? Well that depends on whom you ask…if you ask any sane American with a single functioning synapse the answer would be a resounding “hell no they don’t have miranda rights” but if you ask a lefty liberal thumbsucker the answer would be “just because they’re not American citizens and just because they strap bombs to themselves and kill innocent people doesn’t mean we shouldn’t mirandize them!”

Most liberals think illegal enemy combatants (terrorists) should have miranda rights because they’re clueless morons, however some liberals know these murdering thugs don’t have miranda rights under the US constitution but continue to push the “miranda rights” meme as a means to further their progressive agenda!

Liberty or Death on June 6, 2012 at 12:33 AM

OoooooooRah……just another billion or so to go with him.

Twana on June 6, 2012 at 1:25 PM