FIVE FOR ONE – Good deal or not?

Everyone with a human heart is glad Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released from captivity. But, the question that should be asked is this: If it was possible for the US to capture Bin Laden out of an unfriendly and hostile area of Pakistan, why wasn’t it possible for our military to pluck him out of the hands of the Taliban in Afghanistan? I mean, after 5 years, surely our illustrious leaders knew exactly where he was and how he could be rescued. I smell a rat and I think the special ops people in the military wanted to rescue him but couldn’t get approval from “on high”. Why? Ask the political leadership in Washington DC. There’s more to this story than meets the eye IMO.

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7 comments on “FIVE FOR ONE – Good deal or not?

  1. Agreed, phaley.

    And I wonder if all the muslim brotherhood footprints all over the White House carpets might provide any leads, as well?

  2. We should watch to see what else happens. There’s probably something this event was needed for.

  3. The real story is yet to be revealed. I heard an interview with a Seal Team member this morning which basically casts doubt on Bergdahl’s motives (walked away from the battle instead of being captured so he could side with the Taliban) and his father appears to be an aging hippy straight out of the 60s. All I can say is: “the apple does not fall far from the tree.” However, BHO broke a law requiring 30days notice to Congress for any planned release of GITMO detainees. He supposedly said the law which he himself signed “infringes on his authority as “Commander in Chief.” IMO we will pay dearly for his crimes while in office.

  4. I’m not glad. An enemy agent gets himself “captured” so he can be part of a “prisoner” exchange for the bad guys’ top leadership? Right. I do understand why his fellow soldiers never tried to rescue him. Fortunately, I don’t watch TV anymore so I will never accidentally see this idiot or his idiot father interviewed.

  5. I was wrong. They DID try to find him and five or six got killed in the effort, as the enemy knew wheree they’d be searching and set ambushes IED’s for them.

  6. Some might say: what does this post have to do with Purity and Tradition in Catholicism (from the AQ home page)? The 4th Commandment says: Thou shalt honor thy father and thy mother. This is bedrock Catholicism/Christianity and it’s the basis from which all legitimate authority flows. Notice I said legitimate authority for in many instances that term is either misused or forgotten entirely by those to whom this authority is given. So, the question the pundits should be asking is: Was this authority followed in the Bergdahl affair? When I was serving in the military, “walking away from the battle” or, being Absent Without Official Leave (AWOL) were crimes punishable under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). We shall see if this applies in the troubling case of Bowe Bergdahl. We shall also see if BHO followed the US Constitution in his handling of the matter.

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