Apparently Obama's got a pair...

This is exactly what I was thinking needed to happen this morning. No Kenyan invasion, no increase in the terror status color board and no UN sanctions.

I was thinking that Brother Obama needed to approve a couple of snipers and end this quickly and decisively. A message needed to be sent. No longer will piracy be rewarded--except with lead. Rather than send an invasion force just call up SeAL team 6 (read the Wiki entry - really cool) and cut them loose.

Ford sure flubbed it when he outlawed political assassination in 76. Otherwise Dubya could have started and ended the Iraq problem with a well placed bullet or ten.
In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, Maersk-Alabama Capt. Richard Phillips, right, shakes hands with Lt. Cmdr. David Fowler, executive officer of USS Bainbridge after being rescued by U.S Naval Forces off the coast of Somalia on Sunday April 12, 2009.

Navy snipers on the fantail of a destroyer cut down three Somali pirates in a lifeboat and rescued an American sea captain in a surprise nighttime assault in choppy seas Easter Sunday, ending a five-day standoff between a team of rogue gunmen and the world's most powerful military.
It was a stunning ending to an Indian Ocean odyssey that began when 53-year-old freighter Capt. Richard Phillips was taken hostage Wednesday by pirates who tried to hijack the U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama. The Vermont native was held on a tiny lifeboat that began drifting precariously toward Somalia's anarchic, gun-plagued shores.
The operation, personally approved by President Barack Obama, quashed fears the saga could drag on for months and marked a victory for the U.S., which for days seemed powerless to resolve the crisis despite massing helicopter-equipped warships at the scene.

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