If you've been living in a house with no TV or internet connection, you may not have heard that Osama bin Laden was found and killed. Actually, even if you have been living in such a house, you still probably know about bin Laden. Teams of analysts are combing through a mountain of data recovered from bin Laden's compound, and one nugget of information they've found is a bit surprising; bin Laden was against a proposed plan for U.S.-based Al Qaeda operatives to weld blades to the grilles of pickup trucks and run down pedestrians.

This plan was laid out by Inspire, an English-language magazine by Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The magazine stated that drivers of the customized trucks could look for crowded areas, then motor onto the sidewalk and cause major carnage. It's a sick plan, and apparently bin Laden felt the same way. He called it "indiscriminate slaughter," and felt it wasn't in line with what Al Qaeda does.

Yes, seriously. And no, we're not making this up. Read more about this aborted plan and the way bin Laden managed the terror organization from his secluded home at this link.


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      Andre Lavoie
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wow, what a champion of morality he was... (sarcasm).
      asiansrule
      • 3 Years Ago
      Thank god that ******* is dead!
      zombieslayer8588
      • 3 Years Ago
      So I'd like to know how driving that death machine around killing all the fleeing pedestrians is "indiscriminate slaughter", and bombing our twin towers, where people didn't even have a chance at escaping before being killed (which I understand was part of his sick plan), is not "indiscriminate slaughter". It's the same damn thing. Just the idea that someone would even throw that dog a bone, and indicate that he may, somewhere way deeeeeeep down, be a decent person, is disgusting. As a christian, I'm inclined to love and forgive everyone for whatever they do, but I also admit to being a sinner, and in my heart and as a sister of two brothers serving our great country, I really feel like that motherf*cker deserved much worse than what he got. May that b@st@rd rest in peices. GOD BLESS the U.S.!
      stclair5211
      • 3 Years Ago
      Someone over at the CIA is pretty creative. NOTE: There is no war on terror, no boogie men trying to kill you, no al Qaida. What there is! Is a giant government trying to take more of your rights away. THE WAR ON TERROR IS FAKE.
        Car Guy
        • 3 Years Ago
        @stclair5211
        I'm sure in your world the moon landing was fake and George Bush was responsible for the 9/11 attacks. Dude, you need a serious dose of reality.
          Noz
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Car Guy
          The government just LOVES suckers like you....keep drinking their koolaid and believe everything they tell ya....lol.
          EnzoHonda
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Car Guy
          Noz: Prove some of this stuff. Seriously. Give some type of proof that 9/11 was an "inside job." And don't do the old "It looked similar to a controlled explosion, so therefore it must have been set up by Bush."
        2 Wheeled Menace
        • 3 Years Ago
        @stclair5211
        It goes deeper than that. I think you have it mixed up. Al Qaeda does exist, look up why they do exist. There are valid reasons that make sense. The middle east is generally tired of us meddling in their affairs, which we have done since the 1950's and probably earlier than that. It's all about Israel and oil. Mostly oil though.
          Noz
          • 3 Years Ago
          @2 Wheeled Menace
          Try making idiots here believe that....they've been shafted so deep they can't even think straight anymore...and all in plain site...
          CryptonX
          • 3 Years Ago
          @2 Wheeled Menace
          Dead on ! That's why Arabs automatically hate Israel even if they haven't done anything.
      Mike Gaudiello
      • 3 Years Ago
      How is bringing down buildings full of civilians using planes full of civilians also not indiscriminate slaughter?
        kevsflanagan
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Mike Gaudiello
        I thought the same when I finished reading the article. Only thought logic I can think of is that to him its to "personal" of a attack.
        ZXW SES
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Mike Gaudiello
        are you saying that in addition to being one of history's great murderous bastards, that OBL was inconsistent? how dare you
      Noz
      • 3 Years Ago
      If you guys are dumb enough to think some dude in a cave and a stupid compound has been giving orders to thousands of individuals to make military-style coordinated attacks around the world (particularly the biggest farce 9/11) WITH MILITARY precision with no real training and no real no-how, you're the suckers this government loves. Wake up you fools...two of the largest buildings in the world collapse within an hour of being hit by aircraft and NOTHING remains YET somehow the terrorist's carry-on bag containing his passport flies out of the aircraft that's just been disintegrated by the impact in to the buildings, THEN somehow remains intact from the building collapses..and THEN falls into the hands of the FBI...LOL. The real bastards financing these wars are laughing all the way to the bank...keep up your delusions and still think some scapegoat, long-bearded fool in a cave set all these things up...
        LUSTSTANG S-197
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Noz
        Tell that crap to the families and friends of the victims of the events of that fateful and see what happens. "Enlighten" them to their faces, not behind some phony screen name like a coward. I dare ya.
          LUSTSTANG S-197
          • 3 Years Ago
          @LUSTSTANG S-197
          Noz You have to be a complete moron to honestly believe 9/11 was an inside job. Such a plot would require a ton of planning and personnel and something would have leaked out by now. It's tough to keep something that massive a secret. By the level of maturity you display in your posts, I can't help but wonder if you were even alive in 2001.
          Noz
          • 3 Years Ago
          @LUSTSTANG S-197
          STFU you moron...you're part of the freaking problem not the solution....when you realize that, you'll understand why people despise your sorry a$$,
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Noz
        Hey, by any chance, is your name Mel Gibson and are you playing his character from Conspiracy Theory? Seriously, get over yourself. Stop watching Loose Change. It's rotting your brain and making you go crazy. Sounds like someone needs to be booked into the rubber motel if he thinks those attacks were backed by our government. There's no evidence? Really? You're kidding me? So those live shots of the 1st and 2nd plane hitting the towers were CGI? Gotta love conspiracy theorists lol.
          Noz
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          Hey you dumba$$...did I say it didn't happen? If you're going to argue, have a brain to argue with...then we'll move from there....looks like you've been the one watching those documentaries and huffing and puffing while doing so.
        axiomatik
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Noz
        Why do you think that planning the 9/11 attacks requires some sort of super-human levels of planning and training? It was a simple idea, and really not all that complicated to implement. They had willing volunteers with no official records that would prevent them from getting into the country. The hardest part would be funding the operatives while they were in the states. But even that isn't very suspicious. There's millions of foreign students in the country right now, studying at American schools, with funding from back home. And military precision? You just pick a couple flights that take off at about the same time, and agree to initiate the attack at the same time. Buying watches isn't that hard to do.
          Noz
          • 3 Years Ago
          @axiomatik
          Seems like you've got it all figured out then...
        Blackstar
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Noz
        OK, either your medication level is set way to high or way to low; either way you're not getting the correct dosage. And put your analyst on 'danger-money' baby, now.
          Noz
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Blackstar
          Yeah OK Blackstar...since you don't have a brain to think with to put 2+2 together, there's no point arguing with you. You're the typical joe-schmo American that most likely drives around in a freaking land barge with Support The Troops sticker on the bumper..not realizing the stupidity and irony of such a statement. You're the same type of fool who thinks the oil companies are "good." Your brain has shriveled into such a small pea sized pod that there's not much up there to think with.... Keep taking it from your gubment...you're their favorite kind...cheer-leading for them while bent over and taking it. You're in the dark ages.
        LUSTSTANG S-197
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Noz
        ...and you call us "stupid" and "fools"? Funny how you guys take what some other tin-hat loonytoon says and run with it, even though you have no proof. What ever makes you feel "hip" and at the forefront of some "great awakening" I suppose.
        LUSTSTANG S-197
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Noz
        All you got is name calling? I'm part of the problem that is common sense in your twisted little world. You are the fool for believing this crap.
        EnzoHonda
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Noz
        Your comment doesn't show anything remotely related to proof. There are thousands of people all over the world trying to prove 9/11 was an "inside job" and yet no one has any proof what so ever. Yes, there are odd things that occurred, but a passport surviving a wreck does not equal "Bush planned it." Just like how it "looked like a controlled demolition" doesn't mean it was. Oh, and your comment on the FBI finding the passport? Yeah, that's literally their job: finding evidence to solve crimes. You've got nothing but a tinfoil hat and a basement full of "apocalypse rations."
      72CJ5driver
      • 3 Years Ago
      Al Qaida probably just couldn't afford the gas.
      miketim1
      • 3 Years Ago
      it never ends. Humans will be the end of humans.
      doubter
      • 3 Years Ago
      Are you guys losing your bearings? This is AUTOblog -- not one more mindless, tabloid-style, rumor-mongering web-pit ! Please get off this voyeurism: Obama-mobile, impaling-in-slo-mo, insane dirt bike jumps, woman survives in her Astro and ugly ca crashes. Have you no shame? Where are your standards?
        sparrk
        • 3 Years Ago
        @doubter
        Standards ? This.Is.The.Internet !!!
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @doubter
        You're retarded aren't you? This article is talking about an AUTOmobile that bin Laden turned down. This is NOT a news website, it is a BLOG about cars. Hence the name being AUTOBLOG. They are going to post articles about anything and everything automotive related.
        LUSTSTANG S-197
        • 3 Years Ago
        @doubter
        I agree, but such lunacy gets responses and keeps people coming back.
      Benfolio
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hmm, someone in Al Qaeda has played toooo much Carmageddon.
      • 3 Years Ago
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      Hotshoe32
      • 3 Years Ago
      What a swell guy...
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