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By Louise, September 11, 2007 at 9:51 am Link to this comment
An unidentified government official from inside the White House who prefers to remain anonymous, recently reported rumblings from deep within the Holy of Holy’s, otherwise know as the V.P.‘s office. Shouts overheard to the effect, “Those SOB’s cant get anything right! What Mother-F***-er is responsible for this GD piece of s***?”
The shouts were in reference to the Osama tape released a few days ago. “Someone is very upset about the lack of a terror threat in the tape.” The official said.
Shortly thereafter an aide was seen running down the hall clutching a hand-written script, alleged to have been written by the master himself, and disappearing into that secret room that doesn’t exist, where the emails that are never sent are never sent from.
Of course, being a conspiracy nut this report peaked my curiosity, and then this morning before the sun was up, my local FOX owned subsidiary ... the one that gives us all the news in three minute increments between 57 minutes of commercials [every hour for six hour repeats] announced ... “A new Osama Tape as emerged!”
And golly gee whizikers ... here it is!
New bin Laden video shows 9/11 hijacker
AP 11 September 2007
A new Osama bin Laden videotape released today on the sixth anniversary of the September 11 attacks shows one of the suicide hijackers speaking his last will and testament into the camera as his image is superimposed upon an image of a burning World Trade Centre.
IntelCenter, a US monitoring group in Washington, said it had obtained the videotape and provided it to Associated Press Television News.
The terror leader, in a voice-over, is heard saying: “This talk of mine consists of some reflections on the will of a young man who personally penetrated the most extreme degrees of danger and is a rarity among men: one of the 19 champions (may Allah have mercy on them all).”
Then, the videotape of the September 11 hijacker, Waleed al-Shehri appears.
“We shall come at you from your front and back, your right and left,” al-Shehri said in the tape, asserting that America would suffer the same fate as the Soviet Union.
Al-Qaeda broadcasts new Osama bin Laden video on 9/11 anniversary
Washington (dpa) - The al-Qaeda terrorist organization has aired a video on the internet featuring a message from its leader Osama bin
Laden on the sixth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, a specialist website reported Tuesday.
The video, more than 47 minutes long, features a picture of bin Laden ... wearing the same clothes as appeared in a separate video aired on Friday.
The place where the recording was made also seemed to be the same as Friday’s video.
The video also contained the last will and testament of one of the September 11, 2001 suicide attackers who was identified as Abu Musab Walid al-Shehri. [Who said]
“We shall come at you from your front and back, your right and left,” asserting that America would suffer the same fate as the Soviet Union.
On Friday the first video message from bin Laden since 2004 surfaced in which he predicted failure for the US mission in Iraq and called on the citizens of the US to convert to Islam. The video message did not contain any specific threats.
pictures and excerpts available
Of course I made that first part up.
But the release is true.
All the same, today is the day, if we are going to focus on anything, we should focus on continuing to bring the truth of 9/11 to the forefront. No matter what others may say, or how confusing the
various “theories” may be, the truth MUST come out!
There will be no end to the war on terror, no accountability for the war party, no justice for the victims, and no closure for the families who lost loved ones until the truth is made known and accepted!
Scroll left hand side to 9/11
By ocjim, September 11, 2007 at 6:40 am Link to this comment
To the Bushies, it doesn’t matter whether bin Laden is alive or dead. He can still be used to stir up fear and loathing. He is another tool of the Bush administration. That is all.
The argument of incompetence is always used to discount conspiracy theories. I believe it applies in terms of toppling the Twin Towers but I’m convinced it doesn’t apply to the capture and/or killing of bin Laden. In fact, when the Bush regime wants to accomplish something like fight the war, cut taxes for the rich, pass a pro-drug-company Medicare prescription bill, and elect a mediocre, no-account Texan, they got it done. If the bogeyman is dead or captured, how would they rouse Americans to support attacking Iraq which always fit into the neocon plan of imperialism: oil, hegemony over the Middle East, rewarding cronies (Halliburton and friends) with fraud-easy contracts, etc. Besides what neocons fail at is what they have no interest in: helping Katrina victims, taking care of wounded veterens, planning the occupation, helping the average American without health care, lowering the national debt. The things they fail at are not part of their plans, their agenda.
Thus I am convinced that bin Laden is free (or dead) for their own purposes. Neocons are driven to succeed at the expense of all other needs. We have had plenty of evidence of that.
By Mariam Russell, September 10, 2007 at 8:50 am Link to this comment
OBL, Sugah, if you will just tell the world how you look so good and so much younger you could finance a whole new campaign…...you might be able to hire some real thugs and do some of the things you are “legendary” for.
And, BTW, I was not aware someone could live this long without kidneys…..did you discover something in you cave stay that you have not told us?
By boggs, September 9, 2007 at 7:36 am Link to this comment
I guess our own administration must be labeled terrorists because they do propaganda better then Hitler himself.
We are living in the 21st century “Reich of the new-nazi regime.”
Call these corporate fascists what they are!
Osama and family are the good friends of the Bush family.
By Louise, September 9, 2007 at 6:38 am Link to this comment
Thanks Greg Bacon [#99437] and cerena [#99434]
For the chuckles and for more insight into the workings of the mad minds that populate our MSM and government institutions.
Actually what nobody seems to have mentioned, is Osama’s alleged comments are neither threatening nor particularly scary. Which leaves me wondering do any of these folks [above] actually read any of the stuff they expound on? Then I realize they don’t have to. All they have to do is say, al-Qaida, Osama, 9/11 and the vacuous minds of red blooded patriots everywhere fill in the blanks.
The full text of Osama’s “fatwa” can be read here: http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article18342.htm
[By the way, the definition of fatwa is a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority. It is NOT a call to war!]
And for those who question how Osama has so much knowledge of western writers and philosophy [such as it is] obviously they have never read any of the excellent articles about Osama printed in our news publications, back when he was the good guy helping us rid Afghanistan of those Russian invaders.
So, am I saying I believe these comments actually were made by Osama?
No, because the video is an obvious fake.
What I’m saying is the “experts” who are busy ratcheting up the fear, know as little about the man Osama as they do about the speech and the video. But, that’s not necessary. They can lie with impunity. And their mission is clear, and anything but impossible.
Simply create enough fear and confusion to keep the peoples little minds off what’s really being done to them, and their treasury, and their military, and their Constitution, and their futures, by that other enemy identified in the oath all government servants are required to take ...
“To protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemy’s, both foreign and domestic.”
Or perhaps their confusion is as deep and pervasive as the people who they speak at. Perhaps having been given the “order” that this is a threat, they are confused because of the lack of truly threatening comments.
Naw ... I’m going back to my original thought. The media and gov will use Osama’s alleged words to attack those here in America, who have said things that sound a lot like what Osama is being credited with saying.
Specifically, the war in Iraq is illegal!
Bin Laden Signs with Just For Men
By Greg Bacon, September 9, 2007 at 2:35 am Link to this comment
PENTAGON’S Voice Morphing Technology
When Seeing and Hearing Isn’t Believing By William M. Arkin
Special to washingtonpost.com
Monday, Feb. 1, 1999
“Gentlemen! We have called you together to inform you that we are going to overthrow the United States government.” So begins a statement being delivered by Gen. Carl W. Steiner, former Commander-in-chief, U.S. Special Operations Command.
At least the voice sounds amazingly like him.
But it is not Steiner. It is the result of voice “morphing” technology developed at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.
By taking just a 10-minute digital recording of Steiner’s voice, scientist George Papcun is able, in near real time, to clone speech patterns and develop an accurate facsimile. Steiner was so impressed, he asked for a copy of the tape.
Steiner was hardly the first or last victim to be spoofed by Papcun’s team members. To refine their method, they took various high quality recordings of generals and experimented with creating fake statements. One of the most memorable is Colin Powell stating “I am being treated well by my captors.”
Whereas early voice morphing required cutting and pasting speech to put letters or words together to make a composite, Papcun’s software developed at Los Alamos can far more accurately replicate the way one actually speaks. Eliminated are the robotic intonations.
Keep in mind that this story was from 1999. Over 8 years ago. In computerese terms, that’s one helluva long time to work out the bugs and refine the voice spoofing technology.
Why some unscrupulous person, or government agency, could copy the voice of say…. say Bin Laden and present that to the world as the real thing.
Luckily for us, the American MSM is full of alert watchdogs that keep an unswerving eye on truth, justice and the American way.
Who? Well, that man of men at CNN, Wolf Blitzer for one. And that stalwart at FOX, Sean Hannity. With defenders of truth like Blitzer and Hannity on the job, we can be sure no fake news will be shown on American MSM..
And on radio, that Bulldog of the Airwaves and beacon of truth, Rush Limbaugh keeps a wary eye out for…..
Uhhh, can’t seem to type anymore right now, due to an uncontrollable urge to laugh out loud…....
By cyrena, September 9, 2007 at 12:25 am Link to this comment
There’s a new MSM piece that apparently hit the wires a few hours ago, at least according to my desktop feed here.
It’s an MSNBC-Washington Post production of pundits actually taking this seriously. (or pretending to). It’s pretty sickening, because it’s got Chertoff, with his alien-looking self, talking about how this tape is all “propaganda” perpetrated by Osama, because ‘that’s what terrorists do’. Paradoxically, that would in fact be something on which he would actually be able to speak as an expert! PROPAGANDA!They’ve been drowning us in this stuff for years now. (not to mention to the perpetration of terror as a new field of public works).
And, they’ve even thrown in a Middle Eastern expert to bring up the obvious difference in the appearance of this new Osama. (they must have figured out that a bunch of people weren’t buying this) So, the expert brings up all of the obvious stuff, like Muslim men don’t die their beards, and the reasons why.
But, after acknowledging all of these “differences” with the Osama in this video, they proceed to “puzzle” over why Osama may have orchastrated these changes in his own appearance, having already taken the position that it “really is bin Laden”, because his voice has been officially identified by some official CIA experts, although they remain unnamed.
And, their final conclusion to all of this, (despite the puzzling change in appearance) is that the most significant part of the whole video, is to “prove” that Osama is indeed alive and well, and living in…, well…we’re not sure. But, that doesn’t matter. The main message for us to “get” is that he’s back, and he’s been revived, (like maybe he was at a spa or something for a while) and now he’s ready to just raise all sorts of terror again.
That’s the main thing that Chertoff, and the Shrub, and all of the other robots want us the take from this latest presentation. And, they seem to have set this up to unfold pretty much the way they’ve always set these things up in the past.
Still, I think all these episodes of rabbit hole stuff that they just throw out there, have finally come back to blow in their faces, because like all other criminals, they never knew when to stop. And just like these same type of criminals are always brought down by the combination of their own ignorant arrogance, (assuming that ALL the rest of us are just stupid)so too will they.
The problem is that so many of the rest of us are sacrificed and/or victimized in the meantime. And some of them even manage to get away with it.
They have so far…
Anyway, here’s the link to the MSM PR, special edition for the 9-11 memorial weekend, pre-holiday(?). Sounds pretty sick and depraved, but that’s how it’s all coming across.
By cyrena, September 8, 2007 at 5:43 pm Link to this comment
YET ANOTHER OSAMA TAPE FOUND!!!!!!
This is the best I’ve seen. It’s just so much more realistic.
By menot, September 8, 2007 at 3:36 pm Link to this comment
Even though most of the commenters here aren’t fooled, what is most disturbing about this is that the MSM can distribute what appears to be a blatant forgery and gets it accepted by most, including the likes of Bill Maher and Truthdig. Right now CNN has an article on its site that US officials have authenticated OBL’s voice from the tape, while deceptively showing a picture of the ‘old’ OBL, whoever he may be and whatever his status.
By cyrena, September 8, 2007 at 12:59 pm Link to this comment
#99282 by Greg Bacon on 9/08 at 3:35 am
Thanks for this info on the SITE crowd. I was too disgusted to check it out myself right away, but I’d planned to. Then, bingo…you had already done the work, and provided the link with this very helpful information.
SITE. There are so many of these clandestine groups operating now, that there is no way to keep track of them, even though they allegedly do the “government’s” work. OUR work.
Wouldn’t we all have somehow expected this information, (if it were real) to have come from OUR OWN intelligence experts…the ones on our own payroll? (no doubt the SITE crowd IS on our payroll). Still, wouldn’t we feel a bit more comfortable about this boogeyman, if it was supposed to be our own people getting the information, as opposed to a focus group, who had to allegedly get it from al-Jezzera?
What a way to run an airline.
What a way to run a railroad.
What a way to run a war.
What a way to run a terror operation.
Nobody knows nothin’. If they do, they aren’t talking. (for health reasons).
By Elvis / Osama, September 8, 2007 at 11:41 am Link to this comment
....yet another Elvis, errr, Osama entry….
By Louise, September 8, 2007 at 11:24 am Link to this comment
By DennisD, September 8, 2007 at 11:12 am Link to this comment
I’m far more worried about what our government is doing to us than any OBL look a like. In that respect the government’s fear mongering has been effective.
With the unlimited budget the CIA has you’d think they could do a better job of faking it than this. We’ve been a democracy or republic whichever you like in name only for quite a few years - a full blown dictatorship is right around the corner.
“We have met the enemy and it is us” - Pogo
By Louise, September 8, 2007 at 10:31 am Link to this comment
OK folks, here’s a little primer on how the conservatives use and abuse the truth to set us up for the next “FIXED” presidential election. And the next “ILLEGAL” war for profit.
First, they drag out their overpaid, overfed, and overvalued “think tank fellows” to start blathering on about the need to attack Iran. Nobody seems to notice none of these foolish fellows have ever fought in a war, or defended much of anything else, except perhaps their paycheck. But I digress.
Then they start feeding sound-bites to an obedient media. “Play up threat in Iran, play down failure in Iraq.” Then the CIA, FBI, Homeland Security, and various other “intelligence” agency’s start flooding the networks, newsprint and web with newly discovered “intelligence” and rumors.
Then when it starts to dribble into these empty heads that nobody wants a war with Iran, or another republican in the White House, they play their Ace card.
The indestructible Osama bin-Laden is resurrected!
Then the players who profit start weighing in.
George W Bush says Osama’s message is “a reminder of the dangerous world in which we live”.
[George YOU are a reminder of the dangerous world in which we live]
CIA director Hayden tells us, “Al-Qaeda is focusing on targets that would produce mass casualties, dramatic destruction and significant economic aftershocks”
[notice how he managed to slide that economic aftershock thing in? That’s so when we all finally realize how completely this administration has destroyed our economy, they can say, “See, we told you Osama would do this”]
And that “certain knowledge” in no way leads to efforts to identify the targets or capture the alleged al-Qaida leader Osama.
But I digress again.
Then we all get treated to a predictably fuzzy video of Osama, who for all his millions of bucks and followers seems quite incapable of finding someone who can produce a good sharp well focused picture.
Then the powers that be find someone in their ranks who actually speaks anything but passing English, who has translated Osama’s remarks for us.
Then we listen and watch, because having been given advance PR by media wizards, we are curious.
Then we hear the dreaded Osama repeat things, some of which, for all the world sound like things we say!
Which will in turn give fresh fodder to the folks who love to dig around in garbage. Like the concerned mom who alarmed by the lack of respect for “our” president told the half-dozen folks who showed up at her “support” rally in
Seattle, “Remember, president Bush captured Saddam Hussein, the man responsible for 9/11.”
And the equally brain-dead government shills that populate FOX and other “news” outlets wont waste a second getting ready to unleash the revelation that we hate America and support the terrorists. And the “think tankers” [who cant think] will start postulating on how dangerous we have become. And even though everyone knows that is typical republican rubbish, at the end of the day ...
When the next republican president is crowned and the population is screaming “He did not win!” the obedient media will remember the effect the fear of that dangerous Iran and the reminder from Osama served to convince the voters they better stick with the “war party!”
And that my friends is how the conservatives will use and abuse the truth to set us up for the next “FIXED” presidential election. And the next “ILLEGAL” war for profit.
Because face it folks. The only way any of these people can stay in power is to cheat!
And, just in case you think I’m wrong ... it has already begun!
From News Hounds, whose motto is,
We watch FOX so you don’t have to
“Hannity says bin laden sounds like democrats”
By rbrooks, September 8, 2007 at 9:46 am Link to this comment
Oh! Wait! This is the guy with the RING? And the 6” wide nose? GREAT!
And he’s got the latest news, and Grecian Formula, and an iron, but they couldn’t find a videocamera that can manage a better quality image than the home movie of my tenth birthday??
WOW! This is almost as much fun as Bush mooning Australia yesterday!
Scariest thing about this is that the people who make this stuff don’t even have to worry about whether it’s convincing or not.
It doesn’t even have to be not hilarious.
By Louise, September 8, 2007 at 7:30 am Link to this comment
“Osama bin Laden organized the 9/11 attacks right?”
“Not according to the FBI, or the White House, or the Justice Department.”
“What is implied on TV is very different from the actual actions the US government has taken in
“pursuit” of the 9/11 conspirators.”
“Six years later, the US has filed no charges, presented no evidence and in fact is not even seeking
Bin Laden in connection with the crime!”
“Typically, when someone commits a crime and the government wants to prove the fact, an indictment is written up, evidence is presented and the alleged perpetrator is formally charged with a crime.”
“The Bush gangsters have jailed and tortured thousands, invaded Afghanistan, and destroyed Iraqi society resulting in the deaths of over 600,000 civilians since 2003 - but six years later, they still have not gotten around to indicting or even formally seeking Osama bin Laden’s arrest in connection with the 9/11 attacks.”
I’ll bet our dim-bulb congress doesn’t even know that!
But in defense of the FBI, the White House, and the Justice Department, it must be remembered,
cooking up phony Osama’s to trot out and scare the beegeebies out of us can be time consuming. I expect they find the effort rewarding though ...
‘cause being uninformed and kinda dumb ... we always oblige!
[Most posters here excepted]
“There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it.”
By the way cerena, [#99279]
Thanks for the chuckle!
By ME, September 8, 2007 at 7:17 am Link to this comment
HAHAHA, what a bunch of informed idiots you guys must be, bin laden is dead! has been since 02, why you think they hate it when he is brought up…. he’s just a convenient boogeyman, silverstein demolished the towers, this is another fake video…
^his mouth stops moving about 3/5ths the way through!
man ya’ll are idiots for real…. lmao@“you have to wonder what he has in store for us”
better question…. what does your ZIONIST OCCUPIED GOVERNMENT HAVE IN STORE FOR YOU?
By menot, September 8, 2007 at 6:50 am Link to this comment
If my lying eyes only could not see the very different eyes, the once well-shaped nose turned into a bulb, the ‘metro-sexual’ hair clean-up job . . .
It cannot be good if they are trying to scare us with a ‘Bin Landen video’ whose authenticity should be questioned by anyone with eyes in their head.
By omop, September 8, 2007 at 5:05 am Link to this comment
Basically then OBL has upstaged Gen.Petraeus report on the surge and “inadverdently” helped his pal George’s stand to stay in Iraq indefenitely which coincedentally is Al Queda’s real objective as a recruitment area for future… well by now the whole cakewalk into Iraq is beginning to make sense just like the soaps OLTL;GL;TYBA, etc.
And the only people standing up for America are Mike Huckabee whose two sons are defending America in Baghdad and Mike’s son Chris Wallace who offered to serve in either Iraq or Afghanistan as a killer of terrorists but was seduced by FOX as an intelligent and articulate talking head.
The only difference between John Hagee [a tv Christian evangelist out of San Antoniio, Texas] whose expertise revolves around quotes from the “OLD Bible” rather than the Christian one and claims Israel as a second home and OBL is that HAGEE is on the tube daily while OBL comes around whenever he is needed.
In essence then 300 million, give or take a couple of million who claim dual loyalties, American citizens seem to be gullible enough to be transfixed/hypnotized by an individual who does not even own an iPod.
Living in the land of the lead leaves one more interested in what one of the Miss Teen America pageant answered to an inane question about where in the world is the USA?
By jatihoon, September 8, 2007 at 4:42 am Link to this comment
Ben laden sighting is like U.F.O. ” Now you see, now you Dont” Bush new song.
By Greg Bacon, September 8, 2007 at 3:35 am Link to this comment
Rita Katz, SITE and Bin Laden
Since the MOSSAD asset MEMRI has been discredited by its phony transcripts of alleged “aL-CIA-duh” recordings, there now appears a group that is doing translations called SITE. SITE is credited with the transcripts behind the latest video OF BL.
Has any independent organization translated the recent BL video or will we be forced to rely on SITE? Here’s some info on SITE:
The Terrorism Library, on cusory investigation, looks to be a straight data scrape from the U.S. Department of State’s Patterns of Global Terrorism - 2003, Appendix B.
The list of Publications often provides a very short synopsis of a news item, with a reference given for a translation from their premium service, other times they offer full mirrors of news items, poorly marked-up.
Rita Katz is Director and co-founder of the SITE Institue. Born in Iraq, her father was tried and executed as an Israeli spy, whereupon her family moved to Israel [the move has been described as both an escape and an emmigration in different sources]. She received a degree from the Middle Eastern Studies program at Tel Aviv University, and is fluent in Hebrew and Arabic. She emigrated to the US in 1997.
Katz was called as a witness in the trial, but the government didn’t claim she was a terrorism expert. During the trial it was discovered that Katz herself had worked in violation of her visa agreement when she first arrived in America in 1997. She also admitted to receiving more than $130,000 for her work as an FBI consultant on the case.
It was telling that CNN, when airing the latest video from BL, never mentioned once who performed the translation. An article in the New York Times credits SITE with the translation.
Guess they didn’t want to get into sticky details, like the one that the head of SITE, Rita Katz’s father, was executed for being an Israeli spy. Or that Katz has been receiving money from the FBI.
But that wouldn’t influence anyone’s impartiality, now would it??
And that Bin Laden. The last time he appeared, the Republicans were needing help in the 2004 presidential elections.
Now he appears just as the Republicans are needing help in continuing the war against Iraq and selling the next war against Iran. Boy oh boy, is that BL clever or what?
He should go to work for the CIA.
By Dr. Knowitall, PhD, PhD, September 8, 2007 at 2:56 am Link to this comment
Do you people realize how lucky you are to be able to call the likes of George Bush and Osama bin Laden your contemporaries? There’s a new book out about what the world would be like without people. Hell, it’s enough, isn’t it, to contemplate a world without those two clowns? You have this self-proclaimed asshole who considers himself a god and shows up periodically, unlike his other god peers, to proclaim, only to disappear, like a mole, back into the rocks. In the words of my great idol, John McEnroe, “You (he) can’t be serious!?” OBL, brought to you through the miracle of bad technology.
By cyrena, September 8, 2007 at 2:17 am Link to this comment
You have to wonder what he has in store for us on
9/11/07. He isnt talking for his health.
You’re kidding, right? It sounds like you’re talking about the person in this video has something in store for us. Surely you just got confused. This isnt Dick Bush in this video. Theyre the ones most likely to have something else in store for us. I just dont know what.
And for clarity, the dude in this video is NOT Osama bin Laden either. You’re only right that he wouldn’t be talking for his health, which was always poor, and is the primary reason why most reasonable people have deduced that he is dead. So, he’s obviously not talking - PERIOD.
Now, for the guy here in this photo, he’s probably not talking for his health either. More like for lots and lots and lots of money. Or, maybe he’s being blackmailed/extorted into doing it. Fadel thinks we should pay him instead, and I’d be willing to do that, seeing as how I feel like I know him and all, and its good to keep business in the family. Works well for the Cabal. They own most of the world by now, including us.
But, my point is that this isn’t OBL, and the only other original partner in the organization (that high up) is Zawahiri, who may in fact still be alive. (Remember he allegedly sent some comments after the “surge” was announced). But, its not him either.
Meantime, the Saudis have suggested that OBL passed on last year…probably toward the beginning of it. They claim typhoid. And, that actually does jive with the information from the man on the street, (or in the neighborhood) who had also reported (around the same time) that the “Sheik was in very poor health. (which he has been for most of his life, based on what information we have available). But, they were reporting that he was gravely ill.
Im pretty sure that youre not doing anything wrong. If your clothing and accessories looked this pristine and ceremonial after years of hanging out in mountain caves, and maybe having to drag a dialysis machine around sort of permanently connected to your body, then wed know it wasnt really you either, even if we didnt have the convenience of your before photos.
Besides, Ive got access to the same stuff you have, and my clothes never look this good. (especially the press job
I dont iron any longer boycotted it a while back). And, I dont even live in a cave. (actually, a tree house).
So nope, youre not doing anything wrong, since this is impossibility.
I think they probably filmed it at the Kennebunkport Compound.
The guy actually looks like one of my colleagues in the Middle Eastern Studies department, except that hes not an Arab or a Muslim. Hes just a garden variety African American. Looks just like this guy in the film though. Hell, maybe it is. Its hard to be sure, because of how fuzzy the photo is, almost looks that way intentionally. Doesnt help though, because the nose is the primary give away. Even if Osama had plastic surgery, he wouldnt have opted for a larger nose, because most people dont. How many people can you think of, (aside from Michael Jackson now trying to do reverse damaged control on his) that would suffer physical pain in order to have their noses ENLARGED?
Its just not done.
By Scott, September 8, 2007 at 12:08 am Link to this comment
Perhaps Bin Laden is immortal, sorta like Elvis.
By RAE, September 7, 2007 at 9:37 pm Link to this comment
I want to know how all these people who reportedly live mostly in caves manage to wander around in clothing that is cleaner and whiter than any Tide product could get them, neatly pressed and tailored.
I have hot and cold running water, automatic laundry equipment, an iron and a dry cleaner and I can’t do it. What am I doing wrong?
By Outraged, September 7, 2007 at 8:25 pm Link to this comment
I wonder if it’s real. You know how much we can trust the CIA, at least those at the top, and as many times as this criminal administration replaces someone we seem to just end up with more of the same…....hmmmm….... For years there were many people who felt Hitler was still alive but me I just think he’s been reincarnated.
By Paracelsus, September 7, 2007 at 7:46 pm Link to this comment
His nose is bigger, and his hair has darkened. I wonder what the Neocons are going to do us this September. 9-9-2007 would be a nice date. It has 3 nines in the date, kind of like 7-7-2005 for the London bombings.
By tyler, September 7, 2007 at 7:28 pm Link to this comment
I agree with fadel, the likelyhood of osama being alive is pretty slim considering his health issues. the people pulling the strings at the whitehouse are the real terrorists.
By Fadel Abdallah, September 7, 2007 at 6:17 pm Link to this comment
And finally the latest Osam-related fiction has been released today… and boy what a fictitious movie done in bad taste it is! And they want us to believe that Osama, who died some time ago, is still alive, getting healthier, and more so twenty or thirty years younger.
Whether this movie was done at the Pentagon studios, the CIA studios, Hollywood studios or Aljazeera studios, it is a proof that Osama’s fictitious videos will continue to become profitable, news, money and fear generating industry, not unlike the Holocaust money-making and blackmailing industry.
My prediction is that before Bush’s term is over, they will release another cheap fiction where Osama is depicted as being captured or killed. And after this one Bush and gang will finally declare their glorious victory over their so-called “war on terror”!
The worst part of all this is that they will always find Osama-alike people who are willing for few dollars to pose as Osama, with expert make-up and special effects picture technology. What the hick! I do really look Osama-alike, but my price is 10 million dollars. If you’re interested to have me pose for the next movie, please contact me through truthdig, and I also want a few millions for truthdig as their commission! HA…HA…HA!
By Steve R., September 7, 2007 at 5:37 pm Link to this comment
I would think you would look at his right hand and see a ring on his ring finger. If you know anything about Islam, a religous leader is not permitted to wear any jewelry. Do you really think this is the real bin Laden? I don’t think many in the world now believe he had anything to do with 9/11. There are over 200 questions that were avoided by the 9/11 commission; this “Pearl Harbor Event” was fortold by PENAC in a 2001 document. White House documents and even a book and CBS interview just surfaced. The top secret document was leaked showing how Iraq was to be toppled and how it was to be divided amongst 30 areas to oil exploration. The funny thing is that it was dated January 2001. Isn’t that prior to 9-11-2001???
The major question we should be asking what the US Government leaders, Northcom, FEMA and the CIA have in store for us next!!!
Martial Law because of those so-called bin Laden threatened attacks and of course NO RIGHTS nor habeus corpus. If Blackhawks, FEMA or the military (of course that law was abolished by this criminal administartion as well) come to your door under martial law, you will never be found again.
By QuyTran, September 7, 2007 at 5:30 pm Link to this comment
Bin Laden really needs Karl Rove advices.
By desertdude, September 7, 2007 at 5:06 pm Link to this comment
You have to wonder what he has in store for us on
9/11/07. He isn’t talking for his health.
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