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Osama bin Laden

  • Film

    January 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Obama: "We Win Florida, We Win The Election"

    President Obama was in Florida yesterday during a bus tour, hitting up Melbourne, West Palm Beach, and inexplicably getting a bear hug from a pizza guy. Obama spoke to roughly 6,000 people at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, telling them that if he can win Florida, he will win the election. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Bizarre Kony 2012 Posters Seemingly Contain No Trace of Irony

    Kony 2012 is a viral video that attempts to bring us together by alarming us over a common enemy (a dictator using child-warrior slaves) that absolutely nobody could object to. The fuss about the cofounder of Invisible Children, Jason Russell, who apparently went haywire a while back, has died down. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Allen West Says "Community Organizer" Barack Obama Should Stop Bragging About Killing Bin Laden

    ​Congressman Allen West used Facebook on Friday to criticize President Barack Obama's attempts to "seem tough," telling Obama he should "stop with the Osama Bin Laden line" because "US Navy SEALS double-tapped that rascal."One would think West would be more enthusiastic about a commander in chief' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Florida Legislators Want to Declare That Osama bin Laden's Death Was a Good Thing

    ​It hasn't passed either chamber of Florida's Legislature yet -- so it's not official -- but memorial bills filed in the House and Senate suggest that Osama bin Laden's death was a good thing.Ranking somewhere around Sen. Stephen Wise's "Christmas break" bill as far as importance is concerned, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    On 9/11 Anniversary, Allen West Blames "Radical" Islam, Never Mentions Bin Laden

    West continues his anti-Islam rhetoric.​Ten years ago, as the Twin Towers fell, there were fears the attacks would bring on a wave of anti-Muslim sentiment in America. Some people worried that every innocent citizen in a headscarf would be blamed for the terrorists' plot and that ethnic and religi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2011

    Four Thoughts For Islamophobes

    ​It's been a busy few weeks for Muslims, Muslim countries, and Islam in the news. Most of the coverage has not been favorable. Here, then, are four thoughts for readers who find themselves worrying about Muslims this Sunday. 1. Muslims serve in the military, too. Last week, the world learned that ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Obama's Navy Seal Plan: Secret Mission to Kill Bin Laden Revealed

    Photo courtesy of Shutterstock​While other so-called "news outlets" focused on our president's birth certificate and later the legitimacy of Bin Laden's death, here at New Times, we had our White House correspondent on a mission of top priority. What we uncovered are the top-secret blueprints use ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Interview Problems

    ​Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the DNC, has two big PR problems. The first is that she speaks almost exclusively in what sounds like focus-group-tested sound bites. The second is that she's no good at it, either because she lacks a certain common touch or because her sound bites are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Osama bin Laden's Porn Collection

    Watching intently.​We found bin Laden's porn!This news comes courtesy of Reuters. And though Reuters admits that the super-secret CIA leakers who gave them this information can't confirm that the porn definitely belonged to Osama bin Laden -- as opposed to, say, his wives or sons -- who cares? The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2011

    Marco Rubio On Waterboarding

    ​"We need to find out how this information was gathered," said Marco Rubio to the Tampa Tribune, referring to the intelligence on Osama bin Laden's courier that led to last Sunday's raid. "Again, this is not for the purposes of saying we were right and you were wrong. It's for understanding what w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2011

    Floridians Hate Muslims (And They're Not Alone)

    The Celtics were deathly afraid of the Muslim Kareem Abdul Jabbar.​One week ago, for a split second, almost everyone in the world was united in relief and happiness. Now, a Delta pilot has refused to fly his plane with two Muslim clerics aboard.Early Saturday, the plane was nearing the runway at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Coffee Art: Osama Bin Latte

    Ron Gunzburger's Facebook PageThis is the fine work of Rob Negron at the Brew Urban Cafe on Himmarshee.​Al Qaeda put out a statement on the internet today about Osama Bin Laden's death: "It [Bin Laden's blood] will remain, with permission from Allah the Almighty, a curse that chases the Ameri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Ann Coulter Misleads, Defends Torture

    ​Ann Coulter is either cynical or crazy. I'm hoping for the latter, because I'd hate to think my home state contains anyone willing to dissemble as freely and viciously as she does in her latest column -- a hot mess of half-assertions and quarter-truths too sloppy to illuminate anything even in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Death Photo: Why Obama Is Wrong on This One

    ​Yes, actually, one more thing ... President Obama made just about all the right moves when it came to killing Bin Laden.Take a huge risk and conduct the operation despite having concrete proof that Bin Laden was even in the compound? Check. Conduct a precise ground raid instead of an ai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    [Update] Proof of Osama Bin Laden's Death: Where Is It?

    Proof of Bin Laden's death? Nope, that's just a stick figure.​Update: President Obama has decided against releasing photographic evidence of Osama Bin Laden's death amid concerns the images could be inflammatory. On Monday, we reported the news that U.S. Navy SEALs killed Osama Bin Laden, Ame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Allen West and John Boehner Fall Out Over Pakistan

    ​Allen West, writing to the chairwoman of the subcommittee on state, foreign operations, and related programs, CC'ing Boehner, Cantor, McCarthy, Hesarling, Rogers, Ros-Lehtinen, and McKeon:Dear Chairwoman:...It is not unreasonable for the American people to question. If Osama bin Laden was living ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Osama Bin Laden Death Photos: A Juice Exclusive

    Thanks to a friend who was delivering a message inside the compound where Bin Laden was killed (and the miracle-whip of Photoshop) we've got some never-before-seen images of the big bad dead dude.After the jump, you'll see what (probably) really happened that night in Pakistan.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Rush Limbaugh Digs Obama

    His most devout fans insist it's sarcasm, but it's not: Palm Beach's loudest gazillionaire began his Monday radio broadcast with breathless, effusive, totally over-the-top and completely sincere praise of President Obama. (See the video after the jump.)Said Limbaugh:Ladies and gentlemen, we need to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Top Five Memes in a Post-Osama Bin Laden World

    ​Osama bin Laden is dead, and America is rejoicing. The al Qaeda leader was shot down by Navy Seals in a mansion near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad late Sunday night. This came almost ten years to the day that the official manhunt began, and many are crediting President Barack Obama with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    It Was a "Kill Operation" All the Way

    The story of the killing of Osama Bin Laden still hasn't been told truthfully. We first heard that the terrorist leader had used a woman, believed to be one of his wives, as a human shield before a Navy SEAL tapped two quick bullets into his chest and head. Eradicated​"There was a female ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Allen West Agrees With Obama?! Advocates Withdrawing From Afghanistan

    Obama is on a roll; even West agrees.​Osama Bin Laden has been dead for less than 48 hours, and already the victory has gone to U.S. Rep. Allen West's head. As a retired Army lieutenant colonel who built much of his hard-right political career on his military record, he made a very odd, liberal-so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Five Osama Bin Laden Cocktails

    Red Death cocktail​On Sunday night, President Obama told the world that Osama Bin Laden, the leader behind our nation's most horrific terrorist attacks on 9/11, had been killed in a special operation by Navy SEALs. While most deaths aren't celebrated, Bin Laden ain't your average situ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Osama Bin Laden is Dead! (Dead Body PHOTO?)

    ​If you haven't yet heard, Osama bin Laden is dead!  President Obama just spoke and confirmed that his body

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Osama bin Laden Is Dead: Some Links

    ​Osama bin Laden is dead and you want to know the whole story? The compound in Attobad​-- U.S. forces shot bin Laden in the head during a raid at his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. One of the al Qaeda leader's sons was also killed, as were two other men and a women being used as a human ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Muslim Group "Welcomes Elimination of Osama Bin Laden"

    Flickr/ Bird Eye Muslims protesting terrorism after the attacks in Mumbai. ​The Council on American -Islamic Relations is self-described as "America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization." CAIR positions itself as a peaceful organization that denounces terrorism and seeks to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Bin Laden Is Dead: Remembering al Qaeda's Broward Past

    ​America is jubilant today with the news of Osama bin Laden's death at the hands of American operatives, and the president's approval ratings are sure to take a leap after the one-two punch of decapitating the birthers and incapacitating the world's most wanted terrorist. Those two things are tota ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Marco Rubio and Allen West on Bin Laden

    ​American fellow-feeling has been going down the shittah since mid-2009 or so, and for those few remaining true believers in the power of rational discourse and basic human decency, it's been a bum ride. Everything is political lately, it seems, and in the worst way. Left and right America agree o ... More >>

  • News

    March 26, 2009
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    February 26, 2009

    Guantánamo's Final Days

    America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms.

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    The Bin Laden Tapes: Proof of Life?

    Global freedom-hating menace Osama bin Laden has released a new album, and this one sounds like the others. Gaza, Jihad, path of God, Jews are mean, et cetera. Nothing you haven't heard before. In fact, how does the most recent tape prove that The Pajama-ed one lives? Maybe I'm just bitter because i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2008
  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    How American Are You?

    A pop quiz for the Fourth of July

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2007

    Spam Takes No Holiday

    Yeah, he's boring but ... Eight work days with no Pulp. Came back to 1,200 spam messages. Spent the week with family, eating, drinking, trying to be merry, watching football, and dealing with the deaths of Gerald Ford and Saddam Hussein (ah, to be truthful, neither one had much affect on me). I didn ... More >>

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    May 11, 2006
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    February 24, 2005
  • Culture

    July 31, 2003

    You, Spy

    Why can't Americans make TV shows as good as Brit import MI-5?

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Darryl Worley

    Have You Forgotten? (DreamWorks)

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Political Therapy

    Talking war with dissident Jim Mullins is good for a battle-scarred psyche

  • News

    September 5, 2002

    The Campaign that Wasn't

    An insider in the governor's race tells his tawdry tale

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Letters for August 29, 2002

    A whole lot of questionin goin on

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    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    War on War Books

    Donald Miller has rewritten one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    Osama's Bull's-eye

    Two Stuart men find a novel way to exact revenge on the notorious Saudi: Take him to court.

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Admitting Terror, Part 4

    The INS's Mary Schneider warned of the terrorist threat, but nobody listened

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    Fair Game

    A terrorism survivor and expert digs into the bin Laden dilemma

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    1984 and Counting

    Media attempts to find a face for terrorism -- and to fashion a response -- evoke George Orwell

  • News

    September 20, 2001

    Red Alert

    Terrorism on the East Coast: It was predicted

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