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Legion 402 Aug 2022 8:38 a.m. PST

Sooner or later … they reap the whirlwind …

From Military.com :

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Legion 402 Aug 2022 9:09 a.m. PST

😉 Did it for ya !

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On a more serious note, FWIW about 22 Military Vets commit suicide daily … The VA, NGOs, etc., are trying to combat that.

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP02 Aug 2022 9:32 a.m. PST

Veteran suicide is a topic very close to my heart. As are Police Suicides. 2 of my former Co-workers in Law Enforcement took their lives.

Legion 402 Aug 2022 9:50 a.m. PST

Veteran suicide is a topic very close to my heart. As are Police Suicides. 2 of my former Co-workers in Law Enforcement took their lives.
I agree and so very true. May they all RIP.


Yes I saw that link about the former POTUS. A CIA Operative also reported POTUS Clinton had about 10 chances to take out UBL well before 9/11. I'm sure there are other events like this where a POTUS made the wrong decision. Like … well … 'nuff said …

SBminisguy02 Aug 2022 9:53 a.m. PST

As are Police Suicides. 2 of my former Co-workers in Law Enforcement took their lives.

I'm sorry to hear that -- the 4 officers you brought up were not killed during the 1/6 riot. One died of unrelated health causes, and three others took their own lives. Since the Capitol Police are managed by the House and Senate leaders, and Pelosi has influence and control over the CP -- why haven't we gotten more information about why three officers committed suicide after the 1/6 event? Why hasn't she released the full footage and info of that day? Why is she not being grilled on why she (and the mayor of DC) refused National Guard support that was offered by the Trump Admin?

No officers died on 1/6, and fewer were injured than during the May 29, 2020 Antifa assault on the White House. Or have we forgotten when Antifa/BLM tried to storm the White House, forcing the President to be removed for safety -- the street battle resulted in 60 Secret Service agents and several hundred Park Police and DC cops being injured, and an historic church was torched by the mob. Where's the 5/29 commission???

The only people killed on 1/6 were two unarmed women.

Ashli Babbitt was shot in the throat by a Capitol Hill officer and bled out before she could be helped. Video footage now shows she was actually trying to stop the crowd from surging against the Chamber doors.

Rosanne Boyland was sent into anaphylactic shock after being sprayed with a chemical agent -- and then the Capitol Police prevented anyone from giving her first aid. She choked to death on her own vomit.

Another man who died of a "fall" may also have been killed by the Capitol Police who used flashbang grenades on the crowd which knocked him down, and a fourth person suffered a heart attack -- and the Capitol Police wouldn't help EMTs get to him.

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SBminisguy02 Aug 2022 10:55 a.m. PST

Back on topic, it's good this guy is gone, but Biden's statements don't match reality. For example, he said in his statement that we will "never again allow Afghanistan to become a terrorist safe haven because he is gone, and we're going to make sure that nothing else happens."

How? I mean, the Biden Admin conducted a self-rout from Afghanistan, handing control of it to the Taliban in a deadly and humiliating debacle that saw thousands abandoned to their fate and some $80 USD billion in military equipment and facilities abandoned in place during the retreat. So how exactly will Biden "never again allow Afghanistan to become a terrorist safe haven."?

How is the US "going to make sure that nothing else happens."?

It is also ironic that Zawahiri, if the details about the attack are true, only left save haven in Pakistan to go to Kabul because his Taliban pals were once again in charge providing safe haven to AQ and others who would attack the US…that's a pretty poor trade to make…a whole country for one man…

Steve Wilcox02 Aug 2022 11:21 a.m. PST

Ashli Babbitt was shot in the throat by a Capitol Hill officer and bled out before she could be helped. Video footage now shows she was actually trying to stop the crowd from surging against the Chamber doors.

Link?

Here's the footage I'm familiar with, upper right window as she attempts to breach the barricade. Obviously this is someone getting shot, so be warned! While it's not graphic IMO, it still might be something one might not want to see:

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dapeters02 Aug 2022 11:46 a.m. PST

+1 Uesugi Kenshin

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP02 Aug 2022 12:13 p.m. PST

Typically shooting an unarmed woman as she climbs through a window does not rise to the level of deadly force. Rushing forward and knocking her backwards or pepper spraying her would be more reasonable. But the whole story has not been released on the riots in the Capitol that day. The Capitol Police are not subject to FOIA requests because the Congress does not want their dirty laundry exposed when they are caught naked or drunk in their office at 2 am and have a confrontation with the police.

Mike Bunkermeister Creek

Dagwood02 Aug 2022 1:09 p.m. PST

How about shooting an unarmed women as she climbs through a window while three others are attacking the next windows with axes and, what, spears ? (Not too clear in the video) What's the phrase, collective responsibility ?

Tortorella Supporting Member of TMP02 Aug 2022 2:24 p.m. PST

The suicide issue is also very close to my heart. It deserves more attention, not public necessarily, but from the military. There was a cluster of incidents on a naval vessel recently. Not only tragic, but it can absolutely destroy morale.

Thresher0102 Aug 2022 3:21 p.m. PST

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We claim to have gotten the AQ leader, but I do wonder what proof and/or level of confidence they have in that.

There have been many claims of others killed on numerous occasions, only to see them "rise from the grave" a few years later, proving the earlier assertions to be false.

Alas, I was unable to see the report details from last night, but only see a smoking building today, making me wonder about the attack's effectiveness vs. him, and any others in the vicinity of him.

Sadly, I suspect we will NEVER truly know if we got him, given this and other issues in the past.

Legion 402 Aug 2022 5:25 p.m. PST

Back OT … another AQ scum bag is gone … I say that's a very good thing. However, the GWoT continues. Proof of this kill will be released as time goes on AFAIK.

This does not make the debacle of our withdrawal from A'stan go away. That will be studied by future military historians, etc. as how NOT to do things. And that is a long list …

Interestingly the warhead on the Hellfire is a new design to limit CD. They call it the "Flying Ginsu" after the knives …
For very good reasons.
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OUCH !!!!!!

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2022 4:34 p.m. PST

Good news indeed and an interesting (humane?) method of delivery.

Dragon Gunner03 Aug 2022 7:34 p.m. PST

Flying Ginsu I love it, what a name!

Heedless Horseman03 Aug 2022 7:51 p.m. PST

Use it while it is there… it will be 'banned', to go with so many effective weapons. 'Strangely' still in use!

SBminisguy04 Aug 2022 7:22 a.m. PST

Interesting…did the US find out where Al-Zawahiri was through the New York Times? Did the USG spy on the NYT, or did another source at the NYT reveal (deliberately or not) where Al-Zawahiri was staying?

Al-Zawahiri killed at home of Taliban lackey New York Times gave platform to

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed at the home of an FBI-wanted Taliban lackey who was once given a platform by the New York Times.

The jihadist, one of the planners of the Sept. 11 attacks, was taken out by a CIA drone strike Sunday morning at a Kabul home belonging to senior Taliban official Sirajuddin Haqqani, according to initial reporting by the Gray Lady herself.

The publication infamously published an op-ed penned by Haqqani the leader of the insurgent Haqqani Network in Afghanistan linked to brutal and deadly attacks to ask for a peace agreement between US and Afghan leaders in 2020

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Legion 404 Aug 2022 1:35 p.m. PST

to go with so many effective weapons. 'Strangely' still in use!
The CIA uses it … they are spies … they just will deny it … 😁


did the US find out where Al-Zawahiri was through the New York Times?
We will probably never know. But the important thing is we got another one. And are continuing to look for more. Keep them Ginsus locked & loaded … 🔪🍖🥩

Thresher0105 Aug 2022 8:52 p.m. PST

Makes me wonder if Israel and Ukraine are developing these now, or trying to purchase them to take down high-level opponents?

Seems like a logical move.

Legion 406 Aug 2022 6:20 p.m. PST

The IDF probably already has them or will soon …

Legion 408 Aug 2022 8:41 a.m. PST

The Taliban say they didn't know there were any terrorists, in their islamic radical fundamentalists paradise … i.e. AZH … I'm shocked !!!! Shocked I tell you !!!! 😧😲😨😱

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