Geronimo is pc

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Geronimo is pc

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_bin_laden_geronimo

I knew that was coming the first time I heard the target referred to as Geronimo. "It is devastating and terrible for the children" lmao. We must shelter and protect anyone from anything that might even remotely hurt them in any fashion.

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<sarcasm>I'm so glad

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I'm so glad politicians still have such important crap to talk about.

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Why do they assume

Why do they assume 'Geronimo' was the code name for Bin Laden?

I thought it was either the code name of the group of Seals that went in or, the mission accomplished or, the command center.

Why do people say 'Geronimo' when they jump out of a plane?

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Sandycane wrote:Why do they

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Why do they assume 'Geronimo' was the code name for Bin Laden?

I thought it was either the code name of the group of Seals that went in or, the mission accomplished or, the command center.

Why do people say 'Geronimo' when they jump out of a plane?

 "Jackpot" was the name of the mission. "Geronimo" was the code for "we nailed the bastard".

 

 

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So, Geronimo was not the

So, Geronimo was not the code name for Bin Laden?

Seems to me the N.A. Indians should be proud to be associated with this mission.

It's all about 'context' right Brian?

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Sandycane wrote:Why do

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Why do people say 'Geronimo' when they jump out of a plane?

 

I love the internet.

http://www.aaanativearts.com/apache/why-yell-geronimo.htm wrote:

Why do people yell "Geronimo" before jumping off something?



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Geronimo was an Apache leader who evaded the US Army for five years and was the last renegade indian band to surrender in the US Indian Wars. Legend has it that he was being pursued and became trapped. His only escape was to jump off a cliff into a river below. On horseback, he took this route. As he went off the edge of the cliff, he yelled his name, "Geronimo."

 

Growing up in southern Arizona, to me the Apache resistance was astonishing.  Yes, they knew about water the US Army didn't know about.  But it was often "sip springs".  So named because there was enough water collected in the spring in a really wet year for a sip or two.  And they survived in these conditions and they made the Army look really bad.  It was their land, damn it.

 

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Sounds to me then, that

Sounds to me then, that 'Geronimo' would be a good code name for a suicide mission.


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Sandycane wrote: Sounds to

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Sounds to me then, that 'Geronimo' would be a good code name for a suicide mission.

 

Yeah, except Geronimo lived through it.  Died in years later.  And made some sort of a living with Buffalo Bill's wild west show for a time.

 

http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/acs/1890s/buffalobill/bbwildwestshow.html wrote:

Native Americans who participated in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show di not leave much of a record about what they thought of the show behind (Chauncey Yellow Robe, see reference page, being one of the exceptions). Many Native Americans performed in his show, especially the Plains Indians like the Pawnee and Sioux. Some of the famous Native Americans who were in the show included Sitting Bull, Chief Joseph, Geronimo, and Rains in the Face (reported to be the man who killed Custer).

 

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Geronimo from what history I

Geronimo from what history I recall was a leader of the indians who were out for revenge and the retaking of their land. A leader who had finally managed to get the tribes together but too little too late. Geronimo was eventually captured then made a public mockery of before he was released and later went to wild bill's show.

It was a fine codename and osama should be happy about having such a codename were he still around to enjoy it.

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_bin_laden_geronimo

I knew that was coming the first time I heard the target referred to as Geronimo. "It is devastating and terrible for the children" lmao. We must shelter and protect anyone from anything that might even remotely hurt them in any fashion.

I wonder how they would feel if the final kill was named "Trail of Tears"...

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Maybe American Indians who

Maybe American Indians who are offended by this should pour themselves a tall frosty mug of get The Fuck Over It Juice...


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Rich Woods wrote:Maybe

Rich Woods wrote:

Maybe American Indians who are offended by this should pour themselves a tall frosty mug of get The Fuck Over It Juice...

                 

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Rich Woods wrote: Maybe

Rich Woods wrote:

Maybe American Indians who are offended by this should pour themselves a tall frosty mug of get The Fuck Over It Juice...

                   

 

  ( I felt so strongly about it I had to post it twice ! )

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ProzacDeathWish wrote:Rich

ProzacDeathWish wrote:

Rich Woods wrote:

Maybe American Indians who are offended by this should pour themselves a tall frosty mug of get The Fuck Over It Juice...

                   

 

  ( I felt so strongly about it I had to post it twice ! )

Yea he summed it up well, a lot of things could be summed up so easily but people like to write a book on the pc end.

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