By BareNakedIslam •
November 20, 2014 @ 8:42 am
That leftist ar$ehole who thought it was unfortunate that Osama was shot. WTF? I know it is a form of mental illness that these leftists have and the only deaths worth celebrating are “Zionist baby killers”,but this terrorist attacked NY! Is this ar$ehole just winding people up or does he actually believe the $hit coming out of his mouth? I mean Osama was a freedom fighter,not a terrorist may be suitable talk in trendy wine bars,but national tv? No doubt he will be awarded for his bravery and receive a nice cheque in the post from Osama’s relatives in Saudi!
November 18, 2014 @ 10:47 pm
Unfortunately even though Bin Laden is dead, there are thousands more like him that we have to worry about.
November 18, 2014 @ 4:46 pm
Fortunately, no one really cares what he thinks.
November 17, 2014 @ 11:22 pm
November 17, 2014 @ 10:38 pm
Quite the “patriot” . . . NOT!
November 17, 2014 @ 9:57 pm
todays interview from Butte MT … proving the point no money was exchanged .. Butte safe? Does Butte mold a good SEAL? What’s next?
The Montana Standard spoke to Rob O’Neill, the former Navy SEAL and Butte native, over the phone on Thursday. O’Neill, who called from New York City, came forward in a Fox News special as the man who fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden.
Here’s the full-length conversation.
The Montana Standard: You’ve had a whirlwind last couple days; what have you been up to?
Rob O’Neill: I’ve been watching the Fox interview and just kind of seeing what I thought of it. I thought they did a great job. I thought it was very positive and a team effort. Just kind of getting ready for the next few days.
TMS: You’ve been the talk of the town in Butte. Have you gotten a reaction from anyone in the wake of your reveal?
RO: I’ve gotten a reaction from quite a few of my friends and relatives in Butte. It’s been overwhelmingly positive. And then just other emails and such from people around the country, that I do know from getting positive information from somebody that had a relative in the towers on 9/11. They love the way that it was presented and they love the closure. It’s been positive.
TMS: In the immediate future — the next couple weeks or months — what’s next for you?
RO: Well right now I’m still on the speaking circuit traveling around the country giving team-building speeches and speeches on success and I started a foundation called yourgratefulnation.org with a few other associates. I’m working on promoting that and raising money and awareness for special operations vets who are transitioning out of special operation into the private sector that didn’t do 20 years. It’s a difficult phase, to go to the military to the private sector so we’re helping with that. I’m raising awareness there.
TMS: Do you have anything longer-term plans?
RO: I’m definitely going to keep that going as long as I can and try to help as many people as I can, and I’ve also started a company that helps with situational awareness-type training for people who travel overseas for business, just keeping them aware, you know, everywhere’s not the United States, some places are different. Just how to be aware of stuff, how to be able to respond, just different cultural sensitivities.
TMS: Where are you living these days?
RO: I’m living out east, but I want to get back to Butte more than I have been. I’ve been fortunate to get back to Butte a couple times this summer and fall. It looks like I’m going to miss the remainder of the hunting season, which is upsetting, but I can get ’em next year. Hopefully I get a stretch of time in Butte over the holidays
TMS: When you were growing up in Butte, did you ever have military ambitions?
RO: No, I didn’t at all. I was gonna be in the NBA but that didn’t pan out.
TMS: Once you were in the military, did your Butte roots help get you through training?
RO: I’m sure they did, you know, part of being a Navy SEAL is just never quit, and just basically being tough. That Butte tough definitely helped. Yeah, it definitely helped. I think that if more people from Butte tried out for the Navy SEALs, they would make it.
TMS: On the Fox News special, you said that when you were in the SEALs you were a pretty good shot. Did that have anything to do with going hunting a lot when you were growing up?
RO: I think it was just because I was comfortable with the breathing, comfortable with the trigger squeeze, that was from growing up being taught by other Montanans how to shoot.
TMS: Would you ever think about Butte during missions?
RO: Every time you’re hanging it out, going into dangerous spots, you’re obviously thinking about your roots and what-not, always in a positive way too. On certain long deployments we’d be just missing getting up there and hitting some of the local spots, obviously the pasties and the wop chops and all that good stuff. Yeah, every time.
TMS: After the bin Laden mission, did you tell anyone close to you about your role?
RO: Not necessarily, but it was sort of assumed sometimes. Face to face I would get into a little bit of detail, but I did want to try to maintain the secrecy as well as I could. That was tough.
TMS: When you decided to come forward, did you have security concerns?
RO: Yes. I’ve always had those kinds of concerns. I’m not going to get into any detail on that, but we do have stuff in place, and I’ve assumed risk before and I am now, and before it was worth it and I think this is worth it.
TMS: Did you talk with your immediate and extended family before you decided to come forward?
RO: I talked to all of them for a while. We didn’t decide we were gonna do this until this summer, but they were aware there was always a chance … when I decided it was gonna happen, we just took the proper steps and continue to do so.
TMS: Have you gotten any feedback from them? Are they concerned now that you have put it out there?
RO: Of course. It’s just a heightened awareness. Part of why I’m confident my family will be safe is because of being in Butte. I’m good friends with a lot of the local law enforcement and local SWAT team. They’re very, very competent guys, and I’m comfortable with the entire city.
TMS: Some people around Butte have expressed concern that now the town is a target for revenge attacks. What do you think about that?
RO: I would say that it is a time to be vigilant and if you see something that’s out of place let somebody know. But also keep in mind that there’s a lot of other spectacular targets in this country that would be of more interest to a lot of potential threats. Not that it’s not real, but if I was really concerned about that I wouldn’t have done this.
TMS: Do you have any concerns about being legally prosecuted?
RO: Obviously I don’t want that to happen. I’ve done this with as great of care as I can as far as sensitivity where the Department of Defense is concerned and I’m trying to stay more on the how are the guys feeling and the emotions as opposed to stuff I think is classified. If I am concerned and if something comes up, I’m happy to address it. I think we did this the right way.
TMS: Did you seek any legal advice before coming forward, or did you talk it over with anyone from the Department of Defense about how to avoid saying anything that was classified?
RO: I didn’t talk to the Department of Defense about avoiding it. I did get some legal advice too. At that level, a lot of this is my decision though.
TMS: Some of the people around Butte have said that they had the impression that you were probably the guy that shot Osama bin Laden. Was that something that was hard to keep secret?
RO: It was just because that, you know, when everybody found out it happened the first question most people ask was who did it. However, that ended up happening, people start talking and it spreads really fast. It was always some questions about that, and even when I’m on the road, speaking publicly, before now, I did get asked that. There’s speculation for sure. It’s a big secret to keep.
TMS: Before the Fox interview your dad (who lives in Butte) told a British newspaper that he’d paint a target on his front door for ISIS; what do you think about that?
RO: I disagree with that. But he’s never experienced being a celebrity or being even asked by a world-wide newspaper, so it’s more of a ‘he was caught off guard,’ more of a conversation between two people.
TMS: Some veterans in Butte aren’t happy that you broke the “code of silence.” Have you gotten any feedback from people you worked with, and what do you say to that?
RO: There’s been some feedback, and even people that disagree with me, they’re supportive and they’re positive about the message. And one of the things that we fight for is freedom and one of the freedoms is the freedom of speech, and I respect everyone’s opinion, even if they, you know, weren’t there.
TMS: Something that you emphasized in the Fox News interview is that you gave credit to all the intelligence officials and SEALs involved, saying the mission was truly a joint effort. Did you ask if anyone else wanted to come forward with you?
RO: Not on this one, just not yet. There’s only a few of us that are out of the military, so no, I didn’t ask if anyone wants to come with me right now. That’s not to say that that couldn’t happen in the future.
TMS: Do you have any plans for a book or movie?
RO: At this time no.
TMS: Were you paid to do the Fox interview?
RO: No. Nothing.
TMS: Anyone you want to say hi to in Butte?
RO: I want to say hi to everybody, and thanks for the support….
Fished with the man and his dad he is a real American far above the chris cuomo ‘s who litter our America
November 17, 2014 @ 11:17 pm
BLR, I’ve seen him on FOX a few times. Pretty awesome guy.
November 17, 2014 @ 8:57 pm
Obama the Osama is the real traitor of America by encouraging these type of dumbass like Cuomo.Send him to the real heaven where those terrorists would send to hell with 72 virgin pigs with Mohammad.
November 17, 2014 @ 8:52 pm
JERK! Stupid jerk. Stupid liberal jerk.
Sorry he didn’t lose HIS in the Towers.
Dry Gulch Dick
November 17, 2014 @ 7:45 pm
give him to isis and let them behead his dumb ass.
November 17, 2014 @ 7:20 pm
This is LITERALLY the mindset and thought processing of the American Leftists.
The old Stalinist term “Useful Idiot” comes to mind.
But, let’s call a spade a spade. Chris “Dhimmi” Cuomo is just acting true to form (for Leftists that is) acting as an apologist and enabler for what he and his Leftist collaborators consider another sub-branch of the permanent “Sub-class” who NEEDS their “help.” After all, without a permanent sub-class; or, those who have been socially programmed to believe they’re a sub-class of American Society the American Left would cease to exist.
November 17, 2014 @ 7:20 pm
Time to bring back compulsory military service aka the ‘draft’.
Has anybody noticed how the character of the younger generation has gone downhill since the draft was terminated?
Tet Vet 1968
November 17, 2014 @ 7:04 pm
I don’t know where to start on this asshole. Why do liberals feel obligated to support our enemies and idolize communists like Castro and Guevara? I’m so glad that the Navy Seals put this terrorist to death. Hussein Obama did his best to preserve UBL’s standing in the world of Islamic martyr’s by burying him at sea. I don’t want to be a conspiracy nut job but that alone seems strange. As far as Hussein Obama’s concerned he would have gladly had all the Seals killed and UBL alive. He and his whore Valarie Jarrett almost killed them all on that CH-47 shoot down. The staff at CNN is so leftist that I can’t think of them as a news gathering agency any longer they are just the propaganda arm of the Muslim commie in the white hut.
November 17, 2014 @ 7:03 pm
talk about opening mouth and inserting foot
November 17, 2014 @ 7:01 pm
Chris Cuomo reeeally needs to bet his head examined
November 17, 2014 @ 6:46 pm
Obola Bin Ladin now lives in the White House. Don’t kid yourself.
November 17, 2014 @ 6:35 pm
Cuomo is a punk who knows nothing about the military. He an unaccomplished leach living off the taxpayers. He has never risked anything for his country.
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