So Much For That Gutsy Call… Obama Canceled Operation to Kill Osama 3 Different Times – Then Waited 16 Hrs to Make Call

So much for that “gutsy call.”


We already knew that it took Barack Obama 16 hours to make the call to go after Bin Laden at his hideout in Pakistan.

But, now we know, it took much longer than that.
Barack Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions, before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission.
Israel National News reported:

According to a new book, President Obama canceled operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions, due to instructions of aide

At the urging of senior advisor Valerie Jarrett, President Barack Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission, according to a new book scheduled for release August 21, The Daily Caller (DC) reported.

In “Leading From Behind: The Reluctant President and the Advisors who Decide for Him,” Richard Miniter writes that Obama canceled the mission in January 2011, again in February, and a third time in March.

Valerie Jarrett, a senior advisor and assistant to the president for Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, reportedly persuaded Obama to hold off each time, the book reveals, according to The DC.

Miniter, a two-time New York Times best-selling author, cites an unnamed source with Joint Special Operations Command who had direct knowledge of the operation and its planning.

Obama administration officials said after the raid that the president had delayed giving the order to kill the arch-terrorist the day before the operation was carried out, in what turned out to be his fourth moment of indecision.

In other words, it took Barack Obama months to make the same decision that a six year-old could make in minutes. Obama’s obviously not quite the hero the media wants to make him out to be. How pathetic.

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  • snap boy

    A sex year-old???? That IS getting younger every year….

  • dunce

    People accuse Palin of not being qualified, just what are jarrrets qualifications to be calling the shots? Much like obamas, a negative number.

  • RoadKill

    This isn’t any real shock – everything about Barack Obama screams fraud. Trying to pin his character down is like trying to nail jello to the wall.

  • CV1

    This means that three times he misused the intelligence that eminated from the Bush White House. Maybe, it wasn’t politically prudent in January, February, and March of 2011.

    Obama is always campaigning. He could have wanted to wait until closer to the election.

  • Militant conservative

    Love the picture of Valerie

    Jarret on FOX. She looked like

    A “special needs” kid.

    GOD help us, we have leaders

    That are evil.

  • This dude couldn’t lead water downhill!!!!

  • the man is a myth created entirely by the media.

  • Sarah Palin would have ordered bin Laden secretly captured and secretly taken to secret location for all the Intel he was worth for the rest of his life and never said a word about it …unlike the BallSpikerInChief who didn’t want the beans spilled about Osama’s ties to leftists in the US.

  • Valerie Jarrett is pulling all the strings coming from this wh,Obama is just the mouth piece ..

  • owl

    Now this sounds a lot more closer to the truth, doesn’t it?

  • owl

    Anyone else getting the red alert attack page warning? I got it earlier when I tried punching this up from a Lucianne link and now again from this one. I just ignored it but it sure makes me wonder if someone is messing…………

  • Jarrett is the most dangerous woman in America……..Her ties to muslim brotherhood…..

  • Limousine Barry

    I did not succeed on my own. Someone else helped… my military advisors whom I rarely listen to.

    I flip and then I flopped. I agonized then I cried like a baby. I boot licked and sucked. Finally, my good friend Barney Frank got behind me and gave me a stern wedgie. My backbone slid. But, after reversing the roles I gained entry. I felt released.

    Then, I played games while everyone else did the actual work. I had a blame speech written in case it failed. The NYT had my script and were ready spin. Unfortunately it did not fail.

    It was a terrible experience. So, I put my butt plug in and went to see Barney Frank again.

    I cannot go into details at this time. I will say that my campaign sucks and I may need some more bucking-up from Barney… but, he is married… so it will have to be a threesome. Good day.

  • mcc

    #11 — For the past several months, I’m warned every time it’s not a “secure” site and when I hit the link to the “comments” I’m warned my computer will shut down…alot of other screwy stuff going on too..all – and only – things that apply to BO.

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  • bg



    again, nothing new..

    a few of us were posting about it, not to mention Panetta (or the
    admiral in charge of the mission) having been the one to give the
    final order, soon after it supposedly went down..

    but thank you for the post, we desperately need to get the TRUTH
    out there, though in coming so late i don’t think many will care.. 🙁


  • dba…vagabond trader

    They were hoping to push the button closer to the election. Never bought the B.S. that it took almost a year for the mission to be planned.

  • lizzy84

    …’Gutsy’ was for it before he was against it.

    99 days
    November, we’re going to ROAR!

  • bg


    April 7, 2012

    A Friendship Dating to 1976 Resonates in 2012

    [ That shared experience decades ago led to a warm friendship, little known to outsiders, that is now rich with political intrigue. Mr. Netanyahu, the prime minister of Israel, is making the case for military action against Iran as Mr. Romney, the likely Republican presidential nominee, is attacking the Obama administration for not supporting Mr. Netanyahu more robustly.

    The relationship between Mr. Netanyahu and Mr. Romney — nurtured over meals in Boston, New York and Jerusalem, strengthened by a network of mutual friends and heightened by their conservative ideologies — has resulted in an unusually frank exchange of advice and insights on topics like politics, economics and the Middle East.]


  • bg


    July 30, 2012

    Romney Irks Palestinians With Economic Comments

    Romney + 1

    Obama – 0


  • Militant conservative

    The muffin will do anything

    To get attention. Obama

    Is a boil on the ass of

    America. Such a pathetic

    POS. Looking forward to your

    Landslide defeat. Evil will be

    defeated by we the people.

    Powder is dry,’x10,000.

    Lol long time collection.


    According to the White House Insider on the Ulsterman Report, Panetti started the mission, then told Obamanation that it was on when it was past point of no return, forcing Obamanation to continue it without Jarrett being there to quash it again.

  • Taqiyyotomist

    Anyone who thinks that Obama (or “SEAL Team Six”) got and killed Osama is delusional.

    No evidence whatsoever, dumped “Osama’s” body in the ocean 24 hours later, “SEAL Team Six” EXECUTED in a flying UPS truck just a few weeks later.

    It’s all bullcrap.

    What? Not even a picture of the kidney dialysis equipment at the supposed “compound”?

    It is a sick, sad joke that ANYBODY AT ALL believes OBL was even still alive at this time.

    A complete void exists in anyone’s mind where reason and logic and discernment used to reside. Like a lobotomy, only self-inflicted.

  • bg


    re: #22 July 30, 2012 at 11:17 am bg

    [JERUSALEM —Mitt Romney told Jewish donors Monday that their culture
    is part of what has allowed them to be more economically successful than
    the Palestinians, outraging Palestinian leaders who called his comments
    racist and out of touch.]




    i’m sure everyone can identify the pattern by now, obviously
    the ONLY two catch phrases in the IslaMarxist playbook.. 😡


  • Doug Wakeman

    You can see the look on Obama’s face in that picture of everyone watching the operation on the monitors. He is thinking, “I am so sorry my friend, I couldn’t stop it this time.”

  • dnb

    Couldn’t you define those actions as wimpy?

  • Servo1969

    I have always believed that Valerie Jarrett is basically Obama’s surrogate “mommy.” He runs everything past her before he make a decision. He does whatever she says.

  • ClinkinKY

    Gu…gu…gu…gutsy call.

  • noway

    #21 July 30, 2012 at 11:10 am
    bg commented:


    April 7, 2012

    A Friendship Dating to 1976 Resonates in 2012

    thanks bg

  • Nelle

    I, I, I, I, I’m the the deviner, uh, the divider, uh, the decider. Yeah.

  • Drider

    He probably called off the operation until his lawyers could properly write up a paper detailing how the generals were responsible for the failure should it have occurred.

    I’m not joking.

  • 25# totally agree the whole thing was bunch of crap……Laden had been dead for years,they needed something to take the heat-off of obama’s birth cert making waves coming from Donald Trump……..

  • owl

    #14 mcc………..same here. It is always something about Obama. I have had several and even been blocked a couple of days from punching up this site. Makes you wonder if all our puters will be blocked the week of election and after? Strange……….

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    At the urging of senior advisor Valerie Jarrett,…

    If an investigation of treason amongst high-level officials of Obie’s administration were to ever be convened, this person should be up there on the list, like maybe four or five names down.

  • greenfairie

    Read “The Amateur.” Valerie Jarrett is someone with no accomplishments and with no knowledge about anything, yet when she says “jump” Obama says, “How high?” He rarely does anything in spite of her worthless advice.

  • iamsaved

    It couldn’t be that Valerie Jarrett, who was born in Shiraz, Iran, has ties to the country of her birth could it? Or the fact that she spoke at a terror tied, un-indicted co-conspirator ISNA Convention – Islamic Society of North America. Probably just a coincidence…

  • kato

    The affirmative-action administration. These are subprime intellects who have been handed first-rate credentials.

    And not for the content of their character.

  • creeper

    #27 July 30, 2012 at 11:29 am
    Doug Wakeman commented:

    You can see the look on Obama’s face in that picture of everyone watching the operation on the monitors. He is thinking, “I am so sorry my friend, I couldn’t stop it this time.”

    This post was so good I had to repeat it.

    I could never understand why Obama looked dismayed in that picture. It made no sense. Our military was finally accomplishing the goal of eliminating the man who killed 3,000 of our citizens.

    Oh, wait. Never mind. Remember, they had to drag him off the golf course to watch the show. No wonder he was dismayed.

  • Taqiyyotomist

    #37 greenfairie

    When you take into account Communism/Islamism and Jarrett’s alliance and subservience to both, she does indeed have many accomplishments and MUCH knowledge, and her advice is first-rate.

    We have been taken.


    SLOL-WSSMH. (Sardonically laughing out loud… while sadly shaking my head.)

  • Chris in N.Va.

    Conjurs up visions of a Hamlet-in-the-bathroom Prissy-dential soliloquy —

    To pee, or not to pee? THAT is the question; whether ’tis nobl—

    YO!!! Obambo, eitheir $#it or get off the %$#@ pot and come out of there!! Other people are waiting!!

    (Someone says “Call in the guns” and HE thinks it’s time to “flap your gums!” Sheeesh…. Posturing political peacock.)

  • accidentwaitingtohappen

    But, but, David Letterman insists that Obama himself crawled on his hands and knees and strangled Bin Laden with his bare hands, and what more could he possible do to prove himself worthy of re-election, “Honest to God…”

  • Patty

    Because he takes his orders from Jarrett in which concerns Obama decision and Michelle when it comes to other decisions. It is hard to make a courageous decision for Obama as he is a panty waist.

  • Patty

    Who’s the wimp now, Obama? Who’s the wimp, now?

  • devilofsf

    a six year old could make in minutes huh? That retard should get dragged along with the rest of the people that agree with him. Killing Osama was an extremely hard decision. Politically and in theory.

  • Patty


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    Read more:

    From salt, soda, cigarettes, guns and now breastfeeding and keeping count on the stock of infant formula in the Hospital..

    Mayor Doomberg

  • MicahStone

    “So Much For That Gutsy Call… Obama Canceled Operation to Kill Osama 3 Different Times – Then Waited 16 Hrs to Make Call”

    Will the REAL WIMP please stand up !

  • Chippy55

    Clinton could have had Osama years ago but he didn’t want to offend the Saudis, and for ONE SIMPLE REASON: We get oil from them which is a bs excuse because we have an estimated 2 trillion barrles on our land including ANWR, shale, off both coasts, and in the Gulf.

    Got that? 9/11 could have been avoided and those 3,000 souls saved, except the Liberal tree-huggers are still preventing the U.S. from drilling here, drilling now. Once Romney is elected the price of a gallon of gas will head down below $2 and look out, there will be another 48 month bull market akin to the one that Mr. Reagan’s policies created.

  • Sarcastic

    A six year old gagging on a pretzel could take swift decisions that only cost us a trillion dollars and the lives of thousands.

  • Patty

    #49 July 30, 2012 at 2:07 pm
    Chippy55 commented:

    Clinton was taking care of things in the Oval office. He is one disgrace also.

    And he gets the honor of wuss, Obama wimp.

  • squeaky
  • linda



  • squeaky

    [During a February 2002 speech, Clinton explained that he turned down an offer from Sudan for bin Laden’s extradition to the U.S., saying, “At the time, 1996, he had committed no crime against America, so I did not bring him here because we had no basis on which to hold him.” But that wasn’t exactly true. By 1996, the 9/11 mastermind had already been named as an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing by prosecutors in New York…]

  • SM-WI

    Barry/Biden BFD= befuddled foolish dopes!

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Once Romney is elected the price of a gallon of gas will head down below $2 and look out, there will be another 48 month bull market akin to the one that Mr. Reagan’s policies created.

    That would be a welcome development, because the past 3+ years of Obie’s term cost me dearly. Not only am I lighter in the pocketbook, but all that time felt wasted; two years of unemployment and a year and a half of being an “independent contractor” (read: under-employed).

    I’m a high-tech professional (well I was) in my early fifties and time isn’t on my side.

  • progressoverpeace

    So Much For That Gutsy Call… Obama Canceled Operation to Kill Osama 3 Different Times – Then Waited 16 Hrs to Make Call

    Sounds like an exact replay of the Somali pirate fiasco (after which Barky took victory laps even as he tried to squelch the whole operation and hold others responsible if it went awry).

    It also sounds like an exact replay of the Afghan Strategic Review, which Barky tried to squelch when he didn’t like the troop numbers, called the Pentagon liars for submitting an obsolete report (“conditions on the ground have changed since the review was requested”) sent them back for a re-do and then made up his own number for the troop surge (after having blown a fighting season).

    I could name a bunch of other times he’s done the exact same thing.

    Barky does the same thing over and over. And he keeps getting away with it for some insane reason. It’s not that the MSM is even able to cover for this. Everyone knows what happened and his history of having done it before. And the guy is still in office … WTFFF?

  • arnonerik

    My guess is that Jarrett is really his handler. She is the agent on site that is in charge and is the one who passes on instructions from Obama’s Overlords. You might notice that in every report Obama invariably follows her “advice”. She is a very influential lady.

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  • Sasja
  • Warren Peece

    Linda, stop shouting. It just makes you look even more stupid.

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  • labman57

    It’s incredible how Obama’s successes pain right wingers so greatly that they have to go fishing for reasons to minimize his achievements.

    Obama got him, Bush didn’t. End of story.

  • Lazy

    Why do we have to get all the media matters dribble on this website? Am I supposed to go to their website and speak the truth? It seems a waste of time in my opinion. If people really think the private sector is doing fine and that Obama didn’t create any deficit spending there is no help for them. They will also not change a single person’s mind who reads here either.

    Seriously Obama had his time and his policies failed. There is no one left to blame but himself. Here is to hoping 55% of the voting republic pick Romney. Not my first choice but there are enough conservatives and libertarians to hold his feet to the fire.

  • arnonerik

    #60 Sasja – I went to your suggested web page about Frank Davis, Obamas mentor, and what I read confirms (at least for me) what I suspected. This conspiracy seems go back several years, doesn’t it? It’s tentacles appear to have spread widely also.

  • arnonerik

    #63 – Labman
    I think it was our heroic Seals that got Obama after the double agent in the White House couldn’t put them off any longer than he did. Face the obvious truth! Your vote put the fox into the hen house.

  • Jed Merrill

    My understanding is Obama did not even make the decision the fourth time, probably not until after the attack succeeded. It was a Bush appointee that Obama left in power who overrode the President. Wish I could remember the name, but I’d know it if I saw it!

  • Jed Merrill

    Leon Panetta. I heard this the day of the event, but the MSM swept it under the rug, as usual.

  • US Navy Corpseman

    Obungle is a WIMP- who else would ride a girl’s bike with training wheels while wearing a helmet and mommy jeans??

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    If Bush had been given a chance to get Bin Laden, he wouldn’t have p*SSY f**ted around like some kind of pissy little human diaper baby and then brag about it. THE SATANIC EMPEROR IS A WUSS. God help us all.

  • Texas_Treeroach

    It’s no wonder Emanuel and Gibbs did a pas de deux out the back door at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Who wouldn’t, with a House Mother like Valerie Jarrett in charge?!? The Boy King can’t even tinkle without asking Jarrett IF he has to go – and Jarrett will let the Queen know first if it’s OK to for him to touch his plumbing or not.

    The mess Jarrett and Rezko left behind in the rat hole of Chicago’s Woodlawn Project is nothing compared the rat’s nest she has built inside the craziness that is now the White House, where “Mother May I” and Red Light Green Light” are mandatory games for everyone on Staff.

  • bg

    noway #31 July 30, 2012 at 11:38 am

    you’re welcome..


  • bg


    labman57 #63 July 30, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    no, the SEALS turned him into fish food..


  • Earl P. Holt III

    Even Defense Secretary Leon Panetta — a “Democrat” Team Player if ever there were one — was badmouthing Obama for his “inability to make a decision…”

  • Gary

    I must be going crazy.
    I’m sure that this information came out right after Bin Laden was killed.
    I heard it on multiple sources.
    Why did it become news again? Or why did they suddenly remember it?

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    Hey all you dumbos whose complaining about the delay, had they made an erroneous hasty decision you would be griping. Shut your A–holes!

    Your’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t….hee hah!

    DITTO to labman57 …see below

    labman57 commented:
    It’s incredible how Obama’s successes pain right wingers so greatly that they have to go fishing for reasons to minimize his achievements.

    Obama got him, Bush didn’t. End of story.