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SEALS free U.S. Hostage

By April 13, 2009

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U.S. Navy snipers opened fire and killed three pirates holding an American captain at gunpoint, delivering the skipper unharmed and ending a five-day high-seas hostage drama on Easter Sunday. The story is detailed in an article in the Navy Times.

According to the article, the pirates were armed with AK-47s and small-caliber pistols and were pointing the rifles at the captain when the commander of the nearby destroyer Bainbridge ordered the SEALs to open open fire. Three shots, three pirates killed. U.S. officials said a fourth pirate had surrendered and was in military custody.

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April 14, 2009 at 7:26 pm
(1) watye regaen says:

i appreciate the great job of the navy snipers in this affair ,and the us president’s position in regard of pirates attacks.i’ve always envy the tarlent of the us military and i hope to join them by the special grace of god almigty

April 14, 2009 at 7:48 pm
(2) aggitta says:

I just love it when our military’s training comes to fruition. In thw word’s of Pat Marida”Anybody can catch fly with chopsticks can do anything!” God Bless our Navy Seals because that was about what they did…….

April 14, 2009 at 10:59 pm
(3) CPTG says:

Mess with the best; Die with the best!!!

The reason Piracy has exploded in Somalia is that a.) It’s big business b.) It’s organized (Pirates only keep 25% of the ransom booty; the rest goes to the operators and clan heads) c.) It’s accpeted as a ‘legitimate career path’in Somalia d.) The nations of the world are wont to take action and/or the merchants to arm themselves e.) The ‘touchy-feelie Western Nations that are wont to discipline (kill) the pirates.

You have to understand the Middle East. These people are not White Western European ‘Age of Enlightment’ types—they are Asiatics and fatalistic (Allah wills…) It is cultural imperialistic and racist, not to mention stupid, to treat Asians as white people—they must be treated as Asians!!! Asians (esp. Middle Easterns/Arabs only respect strong willed warriors—anything else is a sign of weakness and decadence). I once dated a Iranian Woman who I asked who is the greatest Muslim she can think of. She said, without hesitation SAADAM HUSSAINE even though, as a little girl, she lived in Iran during the 1986 ‘War of the Cities’ and had relatives killed by Iraq. See: Asiatic mindset in action. Don’t try to understand it; deal with it.

April 16, 2009 at 4:56 am
(4) Katte rn says:

I am so very proud of our Commander in Chief for giving the go ahead to allow our military to DO THEIR JOB! Bravo!
I am so VERY PROUD of our military Naval Seals for their specialized training and actions. May God bless us all.

April 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm
(5) DJ says:

DID the CNC give the orders or were there some caveats? Now he looks good. I want to know thw rest of the info before saluting the CNC. Army vet here!!

April 19, 2009 at 5:03 pm
(6) Capt. Fogg says:

And wouldn’t you know it but the Republican smear machine is already circulating reports that the SEALS would have done it sooner and better if that no-good incompetent, fascist, commie, royalist, muslim terrorist president hadn’t interfered!

I don’t know who is more disgusting — people who tell lies about our country or pirates.

April 19, 2009 at 7:33 pm
(7) Joe says:

DJ Vanheel?

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