Gates of Vienna News Feed 5/1/2011

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Gates of Vienna News Feed 5/1/2011As everyone already knows, Osama bin Laden has reportedly been killed by U.S. forces. While I’ve been putting this news feed together, President Obama has been speaking to the nation about this momentous event, or so Vlad tells me (we don’t have a TV).

I’m cynical. I think Osama assumed room temperature a long time ago, and was stashed in a cooler to keep until he was politically useful. It’s been a rough week for Hussein, so OBL is useful to him now…

But, as I said, I’m cynical. I’m sure it’s all just a coincidence.

In other news, Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York says that new immigrants to the United States should be compelled to live in Detroit, to help repopulate and revitalize the dying city.

To see the headlines and the articles, open the full news post.

Thanks to AC, C. Cantoni, Fjordman, Insubria, Kitman, Steen, Takuan Seiyo, Zenster, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Caveat: Articles in the news feed are posted “as is”. Gates of Vienna cannot vouch for the authenticity or accuracy of the contents of any individual item posted here. We check each entry to make sure it is relatively interesting, not patently offensive, and at least superficially plausible. The link to the original is included with each item’s title. Further research and verification are left to the reader.

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