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Most Americans Now Believe It's Wrong to Celebrate Osama's Death

If you thought the midnight "Osama's dead" party in front of the White House was gross, don't worry, you're not alone.


When we questioned the wisdom of the nationwide parties following Osama bin Laden's killing two weeks ago, some readers called us "absurd," "insulting," and "disgraceful." Today, however, it looks as if the drunken revelers are in the minority.

According to a survey released yesterday by the Public Religion Research Institute, a little more than six in 10 Americans believe "it is wrong to celebrate the death of another human being, no matter how bad that person was." The survey also found that the vast majority of Americans—82 percent—think Bin Laden corrupted the teachings of Islam to serve his own purposes, lending credence to the argument that, despite appearances sometimes, most people can be altogether rational.

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Osama's Last Wish? For His Children to Not Become Terrorists

A newly published will offers a glimpse of a different side of Bin Laden—that of a loving, regretful father.

When most people think of Osama bin Laden, they think of a bloodthirsty murderer hellbent on the destruction of practically the entire world. What they don't think of is a loving father. Nevertheless, Bin Laden spawned dozens of children in 54 years of life, and, if his reported last will and testament is to be believed, he loved them dearly.

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Since When Are Liberals Cool with Shooting an Unarmed Man in the Face?

It seems as if a lot of people have no problem with a defenseless Osama being shot to death. That's wrong.


A Twitter fight broke out yesterday. Like all Twitter fights, it was silly, but unlike all Twitter fights, this one was somewhat interesting. One person employed by a liberal media outlet was arguing with another person employed by a liberal media outlet, and their fight concerned the killing of Osama Bin Laden. One guy brought up the fact that Bin Laden was unarmed when he was shot, something that's happened to young minorities far too often in America. The other liberal's response? I'm paraphrasing here, but basically: "Most everyone who died on 9/11 was unarmed, too. So who cares."

Welcome to the killing of Osama Bin Laden, an incident that's got even liberals saying it's cool to shoot unarmed men in the face, without any semblance of a trial whatsoever.

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That Martin Luther King Quote Is Fake; Use These Instead

The famous civil rights leader did have a great quote for today's news, but it's probably not the one you've seen.

An apparently fake Martin Luther King Jr. quotation is making the internet rounds today in the wake of Osama bin Laden's killing, probably because the passage seems tailor-made for such an event. The quotation—"I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy"—has been popping up in Twitter feeds around the world, and yet it's nowhere to be found in any of the extensive online records of King's famous historical speeches and writings.

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