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Conspiracy theories Seymour Hersh writes in The London Review of Books that the Obama administration lied about the Osama bin Laden killing and covered up the truth. Max Fisher...
In the wake of an historic Senate filibuster over the murky U.S. laws governing drone strikes, Colorado Senator Mark Udall on Thursday urged his colleagues to confirm John Brennan as the new director of the CIA.
BOULDER-- In a speech that alternated between conversational asides and full-throat exhortations, President Obama rallied roughly 11,000 supporters at the packed Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado campus here Thursday. It was the latest but not the last scheduled event in the high-intensity swing-state get-out-the-vote effort his campaign here has orchestrated for the final short stretch to Election Day next week.
Small-scale terrorism attacks may be here to stay but with al Qaeda reeling from Osama bin Laden's death, the United States could deliver a “knockout” blow to the terror group if several of its senior leaders are captured or killed, according to homeland security experts who spoke in Aspen last week.
Senator Mark Udall today said President Obama made the right decision in not releasing the bin Laden photos, saying the release of the photos could inflame jihadists and put people in danger.
As a member of the U.S. House Armed Services committee, Colorado Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn was invited to view the photos of Osama bin Laden shot to death in the U.S. raid in Pakistan last week. According to the Denver Post, Lamborn was excited about the opportunity. He said he "absolutely" wanted to see the photos. Now he has seen them and the experience seems to have been sobering. "It's a bloody mess," Lamborn told Slate's Dave Weigel. "His face is intact but his head is partly gone."
George W Bush has been mostly mum on the death of Osama bin Laden but he talked openly about getting the news from President Obama with hedge fund managers conferencing at the swank Bellagio hotel in Vegas this week. He was eating souffle at Rise Restaurant when the president called. He told Obama that he had "made a good call" on the helicopter mission into Pakistan. He told the Bellagio crowd he was "not overjoyed" at the news, that chasing bin Laden was never about hatred but about justice.
A new NBC poll indicates that an overwhelming majority of Americans agree with the Obama administration’s decision not to release the photos of Osama bin Laden’s corpse.
If Donald Trump and his nascent presidential campaign didn't have enough to worry about, what with a certain birth certificate being produced and a certain terrorist being brought low, now he has Colorado's own Tom Tancredo to tangle with.
The world has the story of the mission that delivered death to Osama bin Laden. It has the details of his burial at sea. It has clunky animated video reenactments of the raid at his Abbottabad compound. It has the realtime twitterized witness account and the New York Times narrative of events. It has the cable news punditry and it has President Obama's speech after the fact. It does not have the photos of Bin Laden's corpse because it does not need the photos and because releasing the photos is not at all the kind of thing the Obama administration would do. If we didn't know that before the death of Bin Laden, we know better now.
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