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« Reply #250 on: May 02, 2011, 12:37:26 am »
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This is not what I expected to hear when I got back from the 7th Street Entry!
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« Reply #251 on: May 02, 2011, 12:37:42 am »
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Wow... this picture is just awesome:

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« Reply #252 on: May 02, 2011, 12:41:05 am »
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It is kind of weird how this is basically just being used as an excuse by college kids to party. Are they drinking on the Mall?
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« Reply #253 on: May 02, 2011, 12:41:37 am »
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I wish someone had announced this at the show after being texted or something.
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« Reply #254 on: May 02, 2011, 12:41:51 am »
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It is kind of weird how this is basically just being used as an excuse by college kids to party. Are the drinking on the Mall?

I saw kids with beers earlier, so I'm assuming they're still drinking.
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« Reply #255 on: May 02, 2011, 12:42:19 am »
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Wow... this picture is just awesome:



Yeah, picture-of-the-year-worthy.
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« Reply #256 on: May 02, 2011, 12:42:28 am »
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This is a pretty interesting account of how the story began to get leaked out: http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/01/how-the-osama-announcement-leaked-out/?smid=tw-nytimes&seid=auto
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« Reply #257 on: May 02, 2011, 12:44:17 am »
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Honestly, if I was still living by my school, I'd probably be out drinking... so I won't judge these young ones too harshly.
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« Reply #258 on: May 02, 2011, 12:45:22 am »
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It is kind of weird how this is basically just being used as an excuse by college kids to party. Are the drinking on the Mall?

I saw kids with beers earlier, so I'm assuming they're still drinking.

Lots of people smoking weed too.
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« Reply #259 on: May 02, 2011, 12:49:33 am »
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People are smoking weed and drinking and lighting off fireworks downstairs/outside, but I'm being a responsible student and not partaking on a sunday night. Why couldn't Barry have announced it on a Friday or Saturday night?
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« Reply #260 on: May 02, 2011, 12:49:50 am »
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It is kind of weird how this is basically just being used as an excuse by college kids to party. Are the drinking on the Mall?

I saw kids with beers earlier, so I'm assuming they're still drinking.

Lots of people smoking weed too.

Are you out there?
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« Reply #261 on: May 02, 2011, 12:50:07 am »
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Al Jazeera was just showing video of the flaming compound.
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« Reply #262 on: May 02, 2011, 12:50:38 am »
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I love how I save drinks for special occasions...
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« Reply #263 on: May 02, 2011, 12:50:56 am »
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People are smoking weed and drinking and lighting off fireworks downstairs/outside, but I'm being a responsible student and not partaking on a sunday night. Why couldn't Barry have announced it on a Friday or Saturday night?

I was thinking about that. Could you imagine how insane things would have got then...
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« Reply #264 on: May 02, 2011, 12:51:44 am »
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I did the "stand outside of the White House" thing when Barry got elected.  Once is enough for this lifetime.
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« Reply #265 on: May 02, 2011, 12:52:27 am »
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It is kind of weird how this is basically just being used as an excuse by college kids to party. Are the drinking on the Mall?

I saw kids with beers earlier, so I'm assuming they're still drinking.

Lots of people smoking weed too.

Are you out there?

I just got back. We're in the middle of finals so I could only stay out so long, but it's nuts out there. Thousands and thousands of college students.
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« Reply #266 on: May 02, 2011, 12:53:17 am »
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I did the "stand outside of the White House" thing when Barry got elected.  Once is enough for this lifetime.

You're too old to be out there now anyway. Hell, I'm probably too old.
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« Reply #267 on: May 02, 2011, 12:57:10 am »
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I guess they're saying it was the Navy Seals who went in and did the job.
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« Reply #268 on: May 02, 2011, 01:00:17 am »
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I guess they're saying it was the Navy Seals who went in and did the job.

My brother is in the Navy, not a Seal, but in the Navy stationed at Kings Bay, Georgia (north of Jacksonville) and he was probably in bed when this announcement was made, but I bet he will be proud in the morning when he wakes up.  He probably won't give any credit to President Obama, but he will probably give credit to the military.  BTW, my brother is a man that did not like President Bush and does not like President Obama.
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« Reply #269 on: May 02, 2011, 01:01:42 am »
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I wonder if they'll ever name the guy who took him out. Well probably not as they're not even sure who it was, but imagine what it's like to be one of those guys now.
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« Reply #270 on: May 02, 2011, 01:03:49 am »
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The idea of getting blitzed and rallying at 2 am in front of the White House is such a great thing I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.
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« Reply #271 on: May 02, 2011, 01:04:05 am »
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I wonder if they'll ever name the guy who took him out. Well probably not as they're not even sure who it was, but imagine what it's like to be one of those guys now.

He's got one heck of a story to share with his kids and grandkids.  It reminds me of a guy I graduated high school with who was among those that found Saddam Hussein in the bunker in December 2003.
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« Reply #272 on: May 02, 2011, 01:05:20 am »
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FOX is reporting that the troops did ask him to surrender before he was eventually shot.

There's also unconfirmed reports that there are pictures of him after he was shot.
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« Reply #273 on: May 02, 2011, 01:05:40 am »
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The idea of getting blitzed and rallying at 2 am in front of the White House is such a great thing I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often.

I'm sure the First Family are wishing they'd go home and go to bed already and let them sleep.  The President has a lot of work ahead of him today and he needs his beauty sleep.  And, oh, Malia and Sasha may still have school today.
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« Reply #274 on: May 02, 2011, 01:27:03 am »
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Don't SEALs wear mini-cameras on their gear? The footage and details of this operation need to be released for entertainment/historical purposes.
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