Monday, April 13, 2009

Good one Mr President

Its good to see that President Obama took decisive action to free the American captain from his pirate captors. :

MOMBASA, Kenya - U.S. Navy snipers opened fire and killed three pirates holding an American captain at gunpoint, delivering the skipper unharmed and ending a five-day high-seas hostage drama on Easter Sunday.

The pirates were pointing AK-47s at Capt. Richard Phillips and he was in "imminent danger" of being killed when the commander of the nearby USS Bainbridge made the split-second decision to order his men to shoot, Vice Adm. Bill Gortney said.

Somalia is a failed state that is a haven for pirates and other criminals. A good place for a terrorist base. The only long term solution I can think off is imperialism but thats out of fashion at the moment.

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