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Famed terrorist Osama bin Laden was found to possess a wealth of porn. The secret slipped this week from U.S. agents investigating thumb drives found in the house. Bin Laden is seen here watching something on his TV.

Agents found USB sticks and vasoline in bin Laden's Pakistani compound. The USB sticks were loaded with emails to operatives and... you guessed it, porn.  (Source: Wired/TeenDrama)
Lax security leads to embarrassment for famous terrorist post-mortem

The death of Osama bin Laden proved a dramatic conclusion to a lengthy manhunt.  Swooping in on special Black Hawk helicopters with stealth modifications, Navy Seal commandos killed the terrorist leader, just a little under a decade after his cronies murdered 3,000 American civilians in one of the world's worst terrorist attacks.

I. Treasure Trove of Bin Laden Emails Could Out Operatives in the U.S.

In the wake of that strike, U.S. intelligence and the world media are gaining more insight into how bin Laden spent his years after the attack.   
Some of those details could prove legally damning for currently active Al Qaeda operatives in the U.S.  U.S. intelligence forces have obtained thousands of emails stored on approximately 100 flash drives found in bin Laden's Pakistani compound.

Dean Takahashi of The Wall Street Journal describes, "Osama bin Laden ... would write a message and save it to a thumb drive. A trusted courier would take it to a distant internet cafe. ... That pretty much guaranteed that bin Laden couldn’t be located by ... his email address or his internet connection."

But all of those communications required a steady flow of thumb drives, meaning that at any given moment the bin Laden compound had drives with scores of incriminating documents.  The emails may be encrypted, but given the abilities of codebreakers in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and at the intelligence agencies of U.S. allies, it's likely only a matter of time before they're exposed in plain text.

Once exposed, U.S. and foreign authorities should be able to subpoena local internet service providers and began tracking down and prosecuting Al Qaeda agents.  This could essentially cripple Al Qaeda's ability to launch any sort of coordinated attack on a Western nation, at a time when the radical jihadist organization is already reeling from the loss of its long-time leader.

II. Apparently bin Laden Was Addicted to Porn

Aside from the emails, Reuters is reporting that investigators are finding something else on many of the USB sticks... pornography -- and lots of it.

Tapes show bin Laden watching video on a TV and using a computer, so despite the lack of a local internet connection, he likely would be able to watch his hoard of adult entertainment while he lounged in his compound, which was also reportedly home to at least two of his five wives.

The drives with the porn on them were found strewn around his compound reportedly, along with some common pharmaceutical products like aspirin and several tubs of Vaseline.

It is not clear where the porn came from or what kind of porn was in bin Laden's treasure trove, but it's likely it was delivered from internet cafes by bin Laden's Al Qaeda cohorts.  In some Middle Eastern nations like Saudi Arabia watching pornography commands severe corporal punishment.  Of course, the ruling royalty of the nation often ignores such provisions -- like provisions banning alcohol.

Islam's holy book, The Qur'an, like the Bible, contains passages that are interpreted by strict denominations to mean that pornography is sinful.  Thus most Islamic churches -- like fundamentalist branches of Christianity -- forbid their members from viewing it.

Much as he grossly violated his own security procedures that he authored in Al Qaeda's handbook -- potentially costing his associates their freedom -- bin Laden appears to have grossly violated central tenets of the radical religion for which he was willing to kill.  Hopefully that revelation, along with the wealth of digital information obtained by U.S. Intelligence will deter future would-be terrorists.

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Sheep or Goats?
By BladeVenom on 5/13/2011 3:37:33 PM , Rating: 5
What kind of porn Osama liked should be public information.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By corduroygt on 5/13/2011 3:50:10 PM , Rating: 5
If he was indeed following the footsteps of his prophet, it'd be child porn. Muhammed married a 9 year old girl when he was 52 years old.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By Nutzo on 5/13/2011 4:11:23 PM , Rating: 4
or young boys like some of this fellow terrorist in Afganistan.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By B3an on 5/14/2011 3:43:54 PM , Rating: 3
My inside contacts tell me it was Goatse, Tubgirl, and Lemon Party.

For your own safety, dont google these.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By Samus on 5/14/2011 4:31:39 PM , Rating: 2
vasoline indicates he didn't care much for pussy...

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By Souka on 5/16/2011 2:03:55 PM , Rating: 4
the pron was probably videos of women reading... voting... showing their faces, etc...

Also I'd like to point out that perhaps the pron was not his...

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By wordsworm on 5/13/2011 4:16:17 PM , Rating: 4
Unlike priests, who prefer boys of that age.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By SPOOFE on 5/14/2011 1:08:40 AM , Rating: 1
Only them Catholics; Protestants don't have enough sexual repression to develop disorders in significant numbers.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By Dorkyman on 5/14/2011 12:59:17 PM , Rating: 2
Not all priests, just homosexual priests, who primarily were ordained during the "enlightened priesthood" period of the 1960's. Please do your research before commenting.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By wordsworm on 5/16/2011 8:18:43 PM , Rating: 2
From what I've read, there are many heterosexual men who find boys sexually attractive for precisely the reason that they lack 'feathers,' to use a term from a dozen prison films. Why don't you follow your own advice and refrain from obviously ignorant comments? Here, if you can't get Google where you're at, I found some research for you:

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By ShaolinSoccer on 5/16/11, Rating: 0
RE: Sheep or Goats?
By headbox on 5/16/11, Rating: -1
RE: Sheep or Goats?
By Breathless on 5/16/2011 11:13:28 AM , Rating: 2
You have no idea what a Christian is. Someone saying that they are Christian doesn't make it so homie.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By quiksilvr on 5/14/11, Rating: -1
RE: Sheep or Goats?
By corduroygt on 5/14/2011 10:53:32 PM , Rating: 2
Stop making excuses. He was dirt poor, and so he married a RICH older woman. Then after she died, he married a 6 year old girl and had sex with her when she was 9. You can make excuses for that saying it was the norm for that time, which is true, but you'd expect the prophet of a religion who claims it's everlasting and universal to have the foresight that a 52 year old having sex with a 9 year old wouldn't fly when trying to convince (fool) people 1500 years later.

Check wikipedia for sources and stop deluding yourself. Your prophet, if he lived today, would be a pedophile.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By quiksilvr on 5/15/11, Rating: 0
RE: Sheep or Goats?
By corduroygt on 5/15/2011 11:17:53 PM , Rating: 5
There are sources in Wikipedia you can go check, not to mention I knew about this before Wikipedia even existed. A 52 year old man having sex with his 9 year old wife wasn't a big deal in the Bedouins back then. In fact, whenever there was something that was socially unacceptable back then, conveniently a verse would be revealed to Muhammad soon enough stating that it's permitted.

For example, when he was annoyed that people kept visiting him for dinner, he wrote Al-Ahzab 53, so people would GTFO. There is not a sane, logical mind that would say that Al-Ahzab 53 is relevant for a religion that's supposed to be universal and permanent.

Wake up buddy, I know it's hard, but your religion is a joke, just like all other religions.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By quiksilvr on 5/22/2011 4:52:05 PM , Rating: 2
I'm not saying he's flawless, I'm saying it's rather insultingly blatant to say "Well if he did what this guy did 1500 years ago then he's a pedophile." I mean, what the hell, man? You just pointed at a prophet because you can.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By Reclaimer77 on 5/16/2011 9:00:30 AM , Rating: 3
If "my" prophet lived today, he would have gone to the norms of today, not 1000 years ago. How do you expect to connect with followers if you use ancient asinine ways of living?

Dude most every Muslim nation today still doesn't go with the "norms of today". They DO live in ancient asinine ways. And, hate to say it, but it's exactly BECAUSE of Muhammad and that backwards religion.

No (true) prophet believes that religion and rules will remain the same. It molds and evolves as time goes on.

Since I'm pretty sure you have read the Quran, I find this statement to be less than genuine. There is no changing, growth, or modern interpretation allowed. Allah threatens to kill Muhammad if he dared to concoct statements in his deity’s name or change the inspiration which supposedly came to him.

I think you are another dishonest Muslim attempting to convince others of your noble and "modern peaceful" religion. Well sell it somewhere else, bub, I ain't buying it.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By Paj on 5/18/2011 8:08:59 AM , Rating: 1
The Koran is terrible, becuase as we all know, the King James bible is the paradigm of reasonable, measured, enlightened thought.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By corduroygt on 5/18/2011 3:26:10 PM , Rating: 2
Nope, both are books written by men to corrupt and control the minds of others.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By IvanAndreevich on 5/14/2011 7:12:05 PM , Rating: 2
What?! I am so offended! That's incorrect. He married a 6 year old and had sex with her at 9.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By drando on 5/15/2011 12:52:01 PM , Rating: 3
If he was indeed following the footsteps of his prophet, it'd be child porn. Muhammed married a 9 year old girl when he was 52 years old.

Almost. He married a 6 year old girl and consummated the marriage when she was 9.

RE: Sheep or Goats?
By CZroe on 5/13/2011 10:04:03 PM , Rating: 1

If it weren't for the Vaseline, I'd suspect that it was on there to disguise the secret contents of the drive. ;)

Seriously though, it still may be. I wouldn't put too much weight in it.

LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By ElementZero on 5/13/11, Rating: 0
RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By Brandon Hill on 5/13/2011 3:48:45 PM , Rating: 5
I thought you guys knew the origin of that pic? :)

RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By YashBudini on 5/13/11, Rating: -1
RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By YashBudini on 5/14/11, Rating: -1
RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By Etsp on 5/13/11, Rating: -1
RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By ElementZero on 5/13/2011 3:55:12 PM , Rating: 1
Ah yes - forgot all about the Ron Jeremy Mario (actually...more like forcefully removed from memory).

But yeah, the caption that it "came from the DoD" was what I thought was so funny and made me post what I did lol

RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By Brandon Hill on 5/13/2011 3:58:49 PM , Rating: 2
The DoD tag is watermarked into the video footage/screen grab since it's a DoD video.

RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By Jeffk464 on 5/13/11, Rating: 0
RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By delphinus100 on 5/13/2011 8:02:31 PM , Rating: 3
Even Osama Bin Laden was a man, no matter what deity he bowed to, and a man who couldn't get out much, multiple wives or not. It's not a stretch at all.

Of course, some say that it wasn't his porn, and actually that's reasonable too. I mean, the other men in the compound couldn't come and go very much either, and Osama has a lock on all the available women in the household, what else are those guys gonna do...?

It's consistent with this point about suicide bombers:

...Except these guys aren't even free to go blow themselves up to get their afterlife women. What's left for them but skin mags (no wonder they burned their own trash!), and YouPorn downloads delivered on flash drives?

RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By SPOOFE on 5/14/2011 1:17:34 AM , Rating: 1
Another possibility: Smoke screen. Say Osama's "most trusted courier" gets stopped and searched. Say they find all these thumb drives on him, and ask, "What's with all the thumb drives?" He tells them it's got personal data on it. The cops or soldiers or whoever open it up, and whoa! There's all this porn! Who wants to look through someone else's porn collection? That's just weird and uncomfortable. Get out of here, weird guy with all the porn, we want nothing to do with you.

Maybe? I dunno, I've never been a terrorist leader.

RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By aegisofrime on 5/14/2011 10:29:25 PM , Rating: 3
Weird and uncomfortable? I know most people will just confiscate it and look over it at their own sweet time.

RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By SPOOFE on 5/15/2011 10:11:04 PM , Rating: 2
Exactly; if you have four guys inspecting Mr. Suspicious Activity, no one of them is gonna want to oggle porn in front of the others.

RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By theapparition on 5/15/2011 8:36:50 PM , Rating: 3
Definately not.

Getting caught with any porn in an islamic country will get you jail time.

If the curior was caught in Pakistan with porn, he'd be taken away. If he was caught with plans to bring down the evil american zionist empire.......then most likely he'd be given a pat on the back and a police escort.

Don't tell me Pakistan is that incompetant that it couldn't find the worlds most wanted person, living near it's capitol city. Please.

RE: LOL @ Photoshopped pic
By SPOOFE on 5/15/2011 10:12:17 PM , Rating: 3
Assume the "courier" travels through other countries; if bin Laden is buddy-buddy with the Pakis, then local laws aren't an issue, are they?

Those rule don't apply
By Nutzo on 5/13/2011 3:59:15 PM , Rating: 5
In some Middle Eastern nations like Saudi Arabia watching pornography commands severe corporal punishment. Of course, the ruling royalty of the nation often ignores such provisions -- like provisions banning alcohol....bin Laden appears to have grossly violated central tenants of the radical religion for which he was willing to kill.

You just don't get it.
These rules only apply to the little guys, not the rulers/elites. They are better then everyone else so the rules don't apply to them.

Just like the current occupent of the white house can lecture us on how we need to cut back and give more, while he flys around on vacations, plays golf and eats $200/pound beef flown in from Hawaii.

RE: Those rule don't apply
By Smilin on 5/13/11, Rating: -1
RE: Those rule don't apply
By Geminiman on 5/13/11, Rating: 0
RE: Those rule don't apply
By FaceMaster on 5/14/2011 4:51:16 PM , Rating: 3
Or government in general who makes it illegal to enslave, and then forces us to work for the benefit of others at the barrel of a gun without any choice in the matter....

I stopped reading after this.

RE: Those rule don't apply
By Kurz on 5/14/2011 9:33:44 PM , Rating: 2
Last time I checked you are forced to pay taxes on your income...

RE: Those rule don't apply
By FaceMaster on 5/15/2011 5:14:12 AM , Rating: 2
...whilst being FORCED to work at the barrel of the gun , without any choice in the matter?

RE: Those rule don't apply
By SPOOFE on 5/15/2011 10:14:42 PM , Rating: 2
You're not forced to generate an income; take a trip to Santa Monica if you don't believe me. Ironically, that's also my advice to prove that you're not forced to bathe, either.

By jamesjwb on 5/13/2011 3:46:03 PM , Rating: 2
Porn and Vaseline? You couldn't make this stuff up. Wait hold on...

RE: erm
By XZerg on 5/13/2011 4:00:56 PM , Rating: 3
Winter just passed in that area... people in those countries use/prefer vaseline tubs to fight off dry skin unlike the newer version - lotion. I doubt that had much to do with pr0n imho.

RE: erm
By AssBall on 5/13/2011 4:23:50 PM , Rating: 3
No one likes to spank it when their wiener skin is flaking off. Can't it have to do with both reasons? I mean... while you are at it... amirite?

RE: erm
By delphinus100 on 5/13/2011 8:05:03 PM , Rating: 2
Sure. Never heard of 'dual-use' technologies...?

By poohbear on 5/14/2011 8:04:25 AM , Rating: 3
this is obviously propoganda meant for middle eastern viewers. The guy killed 3000 people, these porn accusations doesnt make him anymore evil in western eyes, its intended for conservative middle eastern eyes. every guy in the west has a porn stash, it doesnt make any of us evil.

and again its propoganda, so prolly not even true. they prolly found a picture of a girl in lingerie in a magazine and that's their definition of porn. I've only seen on this site a "hoard" of porn" was found. funny how it gets bigger and bigger.

RE: propoganda
By chick0n on 5/16/2011 9:23:56 AM , Rating: 2
Since the "fake" war of terror, Our country killed how many innocent people again ?

RE: propoganda
By Reclaimer77 on 5/16/2011 9:44:49 AM , Rating: 2
Actually he's only killed 3,000 people in the United States, but the man is directly responsible for who knows how many deaths world wide. Tens of thousands at least.

And this isn't about saying porn is "evil". Hello? It's about showing what a hypocrite he is.

People say the "terrorists have won". Oh really? The man who put a face on anti-American terrorism, the one who called us "infidels", had Western porn, soft drinks, and movies etc etc in his hideout. That was, before we killed his ass.

p.s. DT just copies stories. "hoard of porn" is being used by dozens of media outlets. Just Google "Bin laden's stash", you'll see.

By Christobevii3 on 5/13/2011 3:45:40 PM , Rating: 4
What exactly is a lot of porn? Because I'd say at least "terabytes" before I'd be impressed...

RE: Define...
By AssBall on 5/13/2011 4:28:07 PM , Rating: 2
How many bytes to you count for each of his several 19 year old sex slaves (I mean wives). They gotta be at least 10 gigs each.

Didn't he have like 17 kids? That's a lot of porn.

By Smilin on 5/13/11, Rating: 0
RE: Cheesy
By kleinma on 5/13/2011 5:26:20 PM , Rating: 1
Of course the govt wants to paint him in a poor light (which isn't hard to do).

It is probably equally crazy to think the govt made this stuff up, versus it actually being true.

Why would it be a major shocker that a guy who couldn't ever leave his house might have some porn, even if he was a muslim extremist? Priests have been raping little boys for years and years, but bin laden owning porn is unbelievable???

RE: Cheesy
By Gungel on 5/14/2011 7:00:17 AM , Rating: 1
The porn was like training videos for him, so he would know what to do when meeting his 72 virgins.

RE: Cheesy
By starstories on 5/15/2011 10:39:45 AM , Rating: 2
RE: Cheesy
By Reclaimer77 on 5/16/2011 9:12:02 AM , Rating: 2
Most leaders, especially religious ones, are hypocrites. Just saying.

one word
By danobrega on 5/13/2011 5:24:06 PM , Rating: 3

RE: one word
By SiliconJon on 5/19/2011 3:49:56 PM , Rating: 2
Does a CIA "Asset" Own the bin Laden Compound?

Your all missing the big picture
By Chaosforce on 5/14/2011 8:50:30 AM , Rating: 2
Whats with the mustard?

By theapparition on 5/15/2011 8:38:52 PM , Rating: 2
Maybe he likes mustard on his hot dog.

I just can't believe...
By CyberHawk on 5/15/2011 9:25:01 AM , Rating: 4
What kind of stupid stories is this incompetent government tossing around.

Navy Seal commandos assassinated the terrorist leader

There! I fixed it for you!

They assassinated him and now that he can not defend himself they are trying to lie as much as they can. On the other hand this kind of provocations will get even more people killed. Are they doing this deliberately or they are just plain stupid and unable to realize that is beyond me.
Or maybe they just need never ending war in order to redirect attention of people to problems at home.

What a joke
By SiliconJon on 5/13/2011 4:52:34 PM , Rating: 1
This whole affair has shown the true popular colors here in the USA, and I don't mean red, white, & blue, but brain-dead, trite, and lewd.

Sorry Lewd, I threw you under the bus.

RE: What a joke
By SPOOFE on 5/15/2011 10:19:14 PM , Rating: 1
This just in: Risque' information is risque'! Film at 11.

RE: What a joke
By SiliconJon on 5/18/2011 10:22:53 AM , Rating: 1
Not vaseline
By Etern205 on 5/13/2011 6:00:30 PM , Rating: 3
The thing says Pure Plutonium Jelly which makes your dingy radioactive! :P

If you watch porn...
By wingless on 5/13/2011 7:15:00 PM , Rating: 3
You are just like Bin Laden! Do you want to be like Bin Laden? No, so stop watching porn.

Watching porn = You are like Osama Bin Laden!

(On a serious note, this really shines a light on how bad a porn habit is. I gotta cut back.)

By Angstromm on 5/14/2011 3:08:35 AM , Rating: 2
I'm curious to know why our government would make public that they have emails bin Laden saved which could lead to ferreting out Al Qaeda operatives. I mean heck, doesn't that give such operatives a nice head's up, advanced warning, time to flee, etc.? Is our government hoping this will flush the operatives out like a bird dog flushes quail? Instill fear? A game? A story? Justification. A curious and puzzling action (to me anyway).

I don't necessarily believe all this porn stuff. And it's not because I don't think bin Laden wasn't capable of or subject to liking porn. Too, I'm not saying I disbelieve it either. Is this "news" going to have a negative impact on bin Laden's rep. in Al Qaeda circles? I mean, if I'm skeptical, how much more so will Al Qaeda be (as another posted mentioned)?

All this, again, compels me to wonder what the motive is for releasing such info. What does our government hope to accomplish? No one who believed in ben Laden's mission will be convinced.

What the heck do I know...

By wringles on 5/14/2011 10:00:36 AM , Rating: 2
(...) bin Laden appears to have grossly violated central tenants (...)

OMG he was some kind of warped rapist landlord, too!

By SlyNine on 5/14/2011 10:16:38 AM , Rating: 2
"The emails may be encrypted, but given the abilities of codebreakers in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and at the intelligence agencies of U.S. allies, it's likely only a matter of time before they're exposed in plain text"

As far as we know, the CIA might never be able to break the encryption, AES 256 encryption is easy to use, and as far as I know there are no reports of it ever being broke out side of brute force. If they used strong passwords I have my doubts they will be able to crack it. Unfortunately this is the real world and not Hollywood.

More then likely the passwords will come from some other form of intelligence gathering.

What kind of porn?
By boochi on 5/14/2011 10:19:25 AM , Rating: 2
I bet it is some kind of gay porn or maybe beastieality with a camel or small goat. Islam has traditionally accepted homosexuality and pederasty. How many kids were in that compound? Enough to keeps Usama's balls from going blue. The reason the women could not leave the 2nd or 3rd floor was due to all the shenanigans going on downstairs.

I'm not addicted to porn
By darkpuppet on 5/14/2011 11:48:34 AM , Rating: 2
I'm not addicted to porn, I can stop anytime I want... just give me 5 minutes....

By rennya on 5/14/2011 2:36:49 PM , Rating: 2
For example, they may be used to send jihadi propaganda messages or the latest plan to blow up something in America using hidden watermarks or something like that. Those people at CIA better not jizzing over the images or else they will miss another 9/11!

So he was a man. Big deal.
By BZDTemp on 5/14/2011 8:10:43 PM , Rating: 2
If the story even true and not a fabrication to smear him. It would not be the first time lies are told about some dead guy.

I need evidence
By nukunukoo on 5/15/2011 8:27:53 AM , Rating: 2
I need to see those porn pictures else it's all a hoax!

By Justin Case on 5/16/2011 2:08:00 PM , Rating: 2
By now people should have learned to stop making childish comments about these stories.

This is going to turn out to be like "he used his wife as a human shield" or "they were armed" (both false, as administration officials later admitted).

Three families lived in the house (the "multi-million dollar mansion" that also turned out to be false, as became clear when 3rd party photos started appearing), at least one of which had two teenage sons. If indeed any porn was found, isn't it rather more likely that the porn was theirs than bin Laden's (who had three wives to keep him busy and was probably more turned on by AK-47s than breasts)?

Trying to demean the #1 public enemy only demeans the USA. It's like when someone frags you in an online shooter and you shout "noob!". Suddenly, you haven't just been fragged; you've been fragged by a noob.

Osama's death changes nothing. Citizens are still under surveillance with no warrant, the USA still runs torture camps all over the world, you still can't carry shampoo bottles when you fly, people still die in Iraq and Afghanistan every day. The "terrorists" are still winning, and the sheeple are still looking in the wrong direction.

All these stories are just trying to divert people's attention from the fact that the body's photos (and the helmet cam videos) haven't been released, and from the only logical reason why they haven't been released...

By omgwtf8888 on 5/16/2011 2:33:02 PM , Rating: 2
The coolest way to sneak information around is encryped steganography. This process hides data into a digital image. By incorporating data into porn files most people would just laugh at the guy for having them on his computer. It would make a very good way to distribute data without too many people looking at it... because we all know the internet was made for pron. :o)

Take down
By Uncle on 5/17/2011 10:56:38 AM , Rating: 2
Ceo's steal billions and get away with it. Want to take them down, you use porn.

If you believe the Government of course...
By Geminiman on 5/13/11, Rating: -1
RE: If you believe the Government of course...
By Smilin on 5/13/2011 4:42:16 PM , Rating: 2
Even if it was 100% true, none of our enemies are going to fall for it. If we're sceptical then thay must be laughing.

RE: If you believe the Government of course...
By slickr on 5/14/11, Rating: 0
By delphinus100 on 5/14/2011 7:19:02 PM , Rating: 2
The same 7 year old kids who, in a few more years, will be looking at (and hiding) their own porn...?

I can't prove the truth of it, but as Carl Sagan might have said it, this is by no means an 'extraordinary claim...'

RE: If you believe the Government of course...
By JasonMick on 5/13/2011 6:09:40 PM , Rating: 5
All of this is of course assuming that you believe the government and that it isn't just the government looking for a way to embarrass and discredit him in the middle east.

I would suggest that just like the photo op with Hilary looking worried/shocked/stupified that was completely made up after the fact, that this is probably fiction cooked up by "middled east specialists" (the same ones that thought that burial at sea was part of Islamic tradition) to make him look bad.

Sure, but also consider that there's a very really chance that bin Laden did have porn, alcohol, or some other sinful material.

You forget that powerful social figures often are deeply mired in hypocrisy.

Need examples?

Sen. Larry Craig:
Republican Senator who condemned gay marriage and fought to remove protections for gays from hate crimes legislation, then gets caught solicit gay sex in an airport bathroom, ten+ years after he was implicated in a scandal involving young male Congressional pages which flew under the radar.

Sen. John Edwards:
Democratic presidential candidate, and self-proclaimed family man, who espoused "family values". Gets caught sleeping with his biographer by his wife (who has cancer), and vows to cease affair. Secretly continues affair and ends up knocking up mistress, paying off an aide to try to claim that the baby was theirs.

Ted Haggard:
Christian fundamentalist extremist, tells hundreds of thousands of evangelical "believers" that being gay is a sin against Christ for which they would be banned for eternity. Only he's secretly gay and gets busted paying for male prostitutes and using methamphetamine.

Mayor Marion Barry:
Democratic mayor of D.C. Promises to get tough on drugs and then gets caught by the FBI smoking crack and exclaims "b1tch set me up!" After serving six months in prison gets re-elected again to be mayor four years later.

George Alan Rekers
Fundamentalist Christian conservative, and founder of the influential George Alan Rekers. Gets caught hiring a gay man as his "travel assistant" on a trip to Europe.

President Bill Clinton
President of the U.S., promotes "family values" gets caught having an affair and gives misleading testimony about the extent of his actions to Congress. Gets impeached by the U.S. House.

Al Gore:
Speaks out about the evils of "global warming" yet has a huge palatial mansion, flies by jet, and generally owns a massive carbon footprint.

State Rep. Bob Allen:
Ranking Republican state rep. in Florida, served as McCain's campaign advisor. As a conservative politician supported numerous anti-gay measures on a "religious" basis. Gets caught offering to give oral sex to a male officer for $20.

Rep. Newt Gingrich
Speaks on family values, but left his first wife after he had an affair with another woman. Oh and his wife was hospitalized at the time, reportedly with a tumor. And in the 1990s, while he was pushing for impeachment of Bill Clinton, he was having an affair with a staffer. Yet today he gives speeches to Christian conventions on "morality".


The list goes on and on. Of course none of these people did the awful things Osama bin Laden did, terrorism wise, but is it really that hard to fathom that he could have been hypocritical and watched porn?

My guess would be:
50% It's real.
30% It's propoganda
20% It's neither, but was merely misleading testimony given by a couple agents/armed forces members as a joke.

By hiscross on 5/13/2011 7:44:11 PM , Rating: 2
You where all doing what they do. wait until they tell the truth.. of wait that will never happen.

By Drag0nFire on 5/13/2011 8:53:48 PM , Rating: 3
Wow... can you give yourself a 6? ;)

By Lazarus Dark on 5/13/2011 9:18:37 PM , Rating: 4
That's pretty much my immediate thought: its a 50/50 chance its real or its propaganda to smear him among the extreme fundamentalists. If I were in charge, I'd totally say we found kiddie pics in there too, and maybe heroin or something. Why stop at just porn. At the very least, tell everyone it was german shiza, lol. F that guy and all his cohorts.

By YashBudini on 5/13/2011 11:36:00 PM , Rating: 2
The list goes on and on.

I'm a uniter, not a divider.

RE: If you believe the Government of course...
By gorehound on 5/14/2011 9:13:57 AM , Rating: 2
and most of washington are corrupt taking illegal money and givin the shaft to us USA'ers.

yeah right i am sure they found porn.and of course they had to add some vaseline.sounds like a smear tactic as much as i hate terrorists and bin laden.

By FaceMaster on 5/14/2011 5:02:47 PM , Rating: 2
they had to add some vaseline.sounds like a smear tactic


RE: If you believe the Government of course...
By AEvangel on 5/14/2011 10:21:25 AM , Rating: 2
Of course none of these people did the awful things Osama bin Laden did, terrorism wise

Depends on who you ask....almost all those named have killed people in the name of "Spreading Democracy".

Remember one man's freedom fighter is another man's terrorist.

RE: If you believe the Government of course...
By bug77 on 5/15/2011 12:02:34 PM , Rating: 3
Men plotting to kill innocent civilians are nobody's freedom fighters.

By cactusdog on 5/17/2011 2:20:46 AM , Rating: 2
Agreed, The Muslim world gives these terrorists too much credit. The terrorists are no more than criminal thugs, looking for power and money. They have no respect for anyone and will blow up their muslim neighbor as easily as blowing up an "infidel".

They are barbaric retarded thugs, freedom fighters they are not.

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