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Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2017 11:08 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 04/13/2017 11:08 AM
Expires: 01/01/2022 12:00 AM
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Mother Of All Bombs Dropped On ISIS Affiliated Cave Complex In Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan...At 7:32 pm local time today, U.S. Forces —Afghanistan conducted a strike on an ISIS-K tunnel complex in Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. as part of ongoing efforts to defeat ISIS-K in Afghanistan in 2017. The strike used a GBU-43 bomb dropped from a U.S. aircraft. The strike was designed to minimize the risk to Afghan and U.S. Forces conducting clearing operations in the area while maximizing the destruction of ISIS-K fighters and facilities.




At the time of development, it was touted as the most powerful non-nuclear weapon ever designed. The bomb was designed to be delivered by a C-130 Hercules.

"As ISIS-K's losses have mounted, they are using IEDs, bunkers and tunnels to thicken their defense," said General John W. Nicholson, Commander, U.S. Forces — Afghanistan. "This is the right munition to reduce these obstacles and maintain the momentum of our offensive against ISIS-K."

U.S. Forces took every precaution to avoid civilian casualties with this strike. U.S. Forces will continue offensive operations until ISIS-K is destroyed in Afghanistan.



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Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:12:10   By: Anonymous
 
Creating future terrorist one bombing at a time...

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    Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:15:17   By: Anonymous
     
    Well, let's drop a few hundred and see how fast they run to Christian Church!

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      Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:19:34   By: Anonymous
       


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        Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:21:50   By: Anonymous
         


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          Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:24:04   By: Anonymous
           
          Prepare your children for war. Boots on the ground soon.

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            Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:25:42   By: Anonymous
             


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            Posted on: 2017-04-13 12:33:15   By: Anonymous
             
            I don't have kids you prepare your kids to fight for me thanks


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              Posted on: 2017-04-13 12:38:21   By: Anonymous
               


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      Posted on: 2017-04-13 18:36:44   By: Anonymous
       
      Your nutbag religion is just as stupid as those folks living in the Afghan caves.

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        Posted on: 2017-04-13 19:26:32   By: Anonymous
         
        The Visitors will arrive before anything serious happens.

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    Posted on: 2017-04-14 05:28:23   By: Anonymous
     
    They are already terrorist, and for years they've wanted to kill you, gut your children and rape your wife. What would you like to do, invite them in your home and feed them? Are you one of those person if your wife were threatened you'd run and leave her to defend for herself? Who's dress would you hide behind if she were gone?



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      Posted on: 2017-04-14 07:05:45   By: Anonymous
       
      I have been there, lost friends & family. What I know is you have not. You're more like those terrorist than you realize.

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Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:24:05   By: Anonymous
 


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    Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:33:30   By: Anonymous
     
    Obama realized that rearranging the rocks in Afghanistan was a fool's mission. He instead used intelligence (his own brain power as well as military and CIA intelligence operatives) to located al Qaeda and ISIL leaders and blow them up with drone or special forces attacks. Let's remember who was President when bin Laden and many other of our actual enemies were killed.

    Trump is like the typical bully thinking that throwing a big rock makes you a big man. But it only shows he has no real plan for any aspect of foreign policy.

    But let's not rain on his or your parade. If you think your penis is a little bigger this morning, then go with that thought. I suggest you stay away from mirrors, however, as reality can be a tough truth to accept.

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      Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:35:56   By: Anonymous
       


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        Posted on: 2017-04-13 13:21:01   By: Anonymous
         
        Not really a counter-argument, but you did spell Pinocchio correctly. Congratulations on that, Here's your glass of Kool-Aid,

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          Posted on: 2017-04-13 13:44:52   By: Anonymous
           


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            Make-way for a far superior lifeform.
            Posted on: 2017-04-13 22:45:15   By: Anonymous
             
            Dream-on, petty mortals.

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    tRump Diversion Again
    Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:35:06   By: Anonymous
     
    Donnie once again drops a bomb when the trail to the Russians heats up.
    The tactic is diversion and news cycle to try to keep the Russian connection news at bay.
    Yesterday tRump reversed on 6 campaign promises.
    He is going to try to defund premium assistance for millions on the ACA.
    He also is working on reducing SS and Medicare, programs the people paid for.
    DHS announced the border wall aint gonna happen, with 1500 lawsuits holding up the original border wall.

    So much winning - are you tired of all the winning yet?

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      Re: tRump Diversion Again
      Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:39:04   By: Anonymous
       


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        Re: tRump Diversion Again
        Posted on: 2017-04-14 04:39:55   By: Anonymous
         
        I've got 10" of liberalism for your wife to sit on.

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      Re: tRump Diversion Again
      Posted on: 2017-04-13 13:22:12   By: Anonymous
       
      Well said.

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      Re: tRump Diversion Again
      Posted on: 2017-04-13 17:17:34   By: Anonymous
       
      Sounds like some sour grapes. Or may just a liberal negative to everything. Are you trying to misspell Whining?

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        Re: tRump Diversion Again
        Posted on: 2017-04-14 09:13:56   By: Anonymous
         


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Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:56:45   By: Anonymous
 


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    Posted on: 2017-04-14 04:42:44   By: Anonymous
     
    ^Someone show derp how commas are used.

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      Posted on: 2017-04-14 12:42:13   By: Anonymous
       


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        Posted on: 2017-04-14 16:26:13   By: Anonymous
         
        Your kind is so stupid I'm honestly not sure if you're joking or not.

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Posted on: 2017-04-13 11:58:55   By: Anonymous
 


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Posted on: 2017-04-13 12:28:45   By: Anonymous
 


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    Posted on: 2017-04-13 14:03:29   By: Anonymous
     


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    Posted on: 2017-04-13 21:08:05   By: Anonymous
     
    we're ducking while the rest of you yap....


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Leftists
Posted on: 2017-04-13 14:56:09   By: Anonymous
 
Morons abound!!!

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    Re: Leftists
    Posted on: 2017-04-13 15:07:57   By: Anonymous
     
    Restart the draft. Illegals to front of line.

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      Re: "restart the draft-illegals in line first"
      Posted on: 2017-04-13 15:45:04   By: Anonymous
       
      From CNN, September 2016:

      "Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) are eligible to enlist in the military.

      Male LPRs ages 18-25 are required to register with the Selective Service.

      However, citizenship is required for virtually all appointments as a commissioned, warrant, or National Guard officer.

      Nationally, each year around 8,000 noncitizens enlist in the military.
      According to February 2015 data from the Department of Defense, more than 73,000 immigrants (noncitizens and naturalized citizens) were serving on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. This represents approximately 5% of all active-duty personnel.

      The top two countries of origin for foreign-born military personnel in the U.S. are the Philippines and Mexico.

      Nearly 11 percent of those serving in the armed forces are of Hispanic origin.

      The current presence of immigrants in the military has deep historical roots: noncitizens have fought in the U.S. Armed forces since the Revolutionary War. Foreign born residents comprised half of all U.S. military recruits during the 1840s and 20 percent of the 1.5 million service members in the Union Army during the Civil War. The military benefits greatly from the service of its foreign-born. Noncitizen recruits offer greater racial, ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity than citizen recruits. This diversity is particularly valuable given the military's increasingly global agenda. Non-citizens do extremely well in the military. In fact, Marine General Peter Pace offered the following testimony before Congress about the importance of immigrants in the military:
      "[Immigrant soldiers and marines] are extremely dependable ... some 8, 9, or 10 percent fewer immigrants wash out of our initial training programs than do those who are currently citizens. Some 10 percent or more than those who are currently citizens complete their first initial period of obligated service to the country."

      Additionally, statistics show that:

      Asian/Pacific Islander and Hispanic noncitizens who have served for at least 3 months are nearly 10 percent less likely to leave the service than white citizens.

      Non-citizens who have served for at least 36 months are 9 to 20 percent less likely to leave the service than white citizens."

      Does any fact, of any sort, mean ANYTHING to you? What a f*cking racist, hateful, un-patriotic, un-American thing you've dine in posting such a truthless, nearly treasonous statement about immigrants to our nation. They put their lives on the line, and you thank them by bitching about the color of their skin, or the food they eat, or their religion.

      Thank a vet....unless they're Mexican.

      Disgusting.

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    Re: Leftists
    Posted on: 2017-04-13 15:09:10   By: Anonymous
     


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You're inhuman.....
Posted on: 2017-04-13 15:29:11   By: Anonymous
 
.....if you're making jokes and playing politics when thousands of people have died and been displaced. I am retired from the military. Our enemies consider themselves warriors, just like our own armed services.

A moment of silence for our sickening display of might.

Prayers for the dead, not jingoistic celebration of carnage.

Good sense, not temperamental stupidity.

I love America. I dedicated my life to serving my country. This bombing makes me physically ill.

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    Re: You're inhuman.....
    Posted on: 2017-04-13 19:12:03   By: Anonymous
     
    I'm not understanding your argument. Are you assuming innocents were killed? Please explain & include any facts you may have that this is the case...

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      Re: You're inhuman.....
      Posted on: 2017-04-13 22:19:00   By: Anonymous
       
      Kill the rats in there tunnels

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    Re: You're inhuman.....
    Posted on: 2017-04-14 04:45:18   By: Anonymous
     
    Sorry but we're kicking to much ass to warry about feelings Libby!

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      Re: You're inhuman.....
      Posted on: 2017-04-14 06:10:36   By: Anonymous
       
      Dozens of Isis fighters dead. That has been confirmed on the ground. 16 million for one bomb. Money well spent...f#ck em. Keep killin'em carrot top

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        Re: You're inhuman.....
        Posted on: 2017-04-14 08:08:57   By: Anonymous
         
        Yep, about $500,000 per terrorist. If we're going to kill them all this way, we'll need a huge tax cut for the rich to be able to afford it (typical Republican thinking).

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    Re: You're inhuman.....
    Posted on: 2017-04-14 16:33:51   By: Anonymous
     
    The bomb wasn't big enough, please drop 10 more!!!

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      Re: You're inhuman.....
      Posted on: 2017-04-14 22:06:58   By: Anonymous
       
      Actually, the bomb cost $170,000 to build. That's a lot of bang for your buck right there. That comes out to just over $7000 per terrorist. You can put my fire tax check towards the next one.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-04-14 07:10:10   By: Anonymous
 
It's too bad we couldn't have dropped that thing on Mar-a-Lago with Trump, his douche bag sons, and half his corrupt administration there.

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    Posted on: 2017-04-14 08:38:48   By: Anonymous
     
    Trumps kids aint in this fight just like a lot of you chest pounding vets don't want your kids to serve. Prepare your privileged children for war and hope it doesn't come.

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    Posted on: 2017-04-14 13:14:22   By: Anonymous
     
    no way of knowing who's there...visitor logs are now secret. The bastard's got a lot to hide it seems....


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      Posted on: 2017-04-14 15:39:03   By: Anonymous
       


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        Posted on: 2017-04-14 16:35:42   By: Anonymous
         
        TRUMP will win in 2020, mark my words!!

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          Posted on: 2017-04-14 18:47:37   By: Anonymous
           


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            Posted on: 2017-04-15 07:41:18   By: Anonymous
             
            94 sub-humans blown away! HahahahahhaahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaHahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!
            BOOM BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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