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Old 04-12-2009, 12:34 PM
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Thumbs up Captain Richard Phillips Safe

Captain Phillips of the hijacked US ship is safe. US Navy SEALs conducted a raid on the lifeboat where he was kept captive by four pirates. Three of the four were killed, one captured.

Captain Richard Phillips is safely aboard the USS Bainbridge.

A big Hooyah to the SEALs.
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Old 04-12-2009, 01:23 PM
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who is that???
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Old 04-12-2009, 04:20 PM
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He's the captain of the US merchant ship that the pirates took over off the coast of Somalia, I think Wednsday the 8th.

The crew fought them off, regained the ship but the captain gave himself as a hostage & he & 4 pirates were in an enclosed life raft since then. The terrorists were demanding $2,000,000 for his release.
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Old 04-12-2009, 06:38 PM
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I`m very happy that the guy is safe. I`m just sceptical about the movie rights
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Old 04-13-2009, 12:40 PM
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Three simultaneous shots from SEAL snipers. Hooyah on a job well done.

Captain said the three died at the exact same moment. Top notch shooting from some of the best shooters in the world.
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Old 04-13-2009, 01:59 PM
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How very American, Shoot first and deal with the inevitatable consequences later...
Well done Obama Bush would be proud!!
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Old 04-13-2009, 02:54 PM
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How very American, Shoot first and deal with the inevitatable consequences later...
Well done Obama Bush would be proud!!
Or we can take the pansy route, you know it well: talk to men who have every intention of killing an innocent life.

You're a coward, Gladiator.
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Old 04-13-2009, 03:02 PM
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How very American, Shoot first and deal with the inevitatable consequences later...
Well done Obama Bush would be proud!!
I don't know what the f-ck you're talking about. Don't make this thread about heroes dirty with your stupid uneducated yap you terrorist apologist. Maybe if more ball-less nations would handle these terrorists/pirates like that there wouldn't be so much going on off of Somalia. At this time pirates are holding 200 innocents hostage. If you think that after 4 days of trying to get OUR (Not yours. You have no say in the matter) AMERICAN citizen back that a good clean shooting by skilled & brave Special Operators isn't justified then please give yourself over as a hostage to your good buddies the pirates in place of an innocent. Do the world a favor. Better yet keep your mouth shut about things you obviously have no understanding about.
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Or we can take the pansy route, you know it well: talk to men who have every intention of killing an innocent life.

You're a coward, Gladiator.
Negotiating is the pansy route is it? They had no intentiion of killing him, thats the whole point of piracy you dumb idiot
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Negotiating is the pansy route is it? They had no intentiion of killing him, thats the whole point of piracy you dumb idiot
How do you know what they would or would not have done? Are you in communication with them perchance?

I thought I told you to keep off of this thread of heroes. Just shut the f-ck up you know-nothing a$$hole! THE US DOES NOT NEGOTIATE WITH TERRORSTS!! Get that through your thick mind for once & for all!! Give them the $2,000,000 they wanted & then they would have won & kept right on doing what they're doing.

Our point is to make double damn sure they won't do it again & they can't because THEY'RE DEAD you nitwit.

We'll handle piracy & terrorism the way we want to & your country can handle them the way it wants to.
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