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Barack Obama: 'I go shooting all the time'

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by dullone, Jan 28, 2013.

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  1. dullone

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    Something like this? With O-beezy of course.

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  3. pat701

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    Sure he does!!!!!!!!:barf:
     
  4. radiotom

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    It's getting easier and easier for him to lie...:mad:
     
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    2A isn't about hunting or skeet shooting or any other "sporting purpose".
     
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    Here is what he shoots at......

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    A few questions for the president.

    1. What shotgun do you use?
    2. What choke does it have?
    3. What is your preferred brand of shells?
    4. What is your average score?
     
  8. JFrame

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    So his line of reasoning is that because someone goes skeet shooting, there is no reason for private citizens to fear the loss of gun ownership by his dictates? [​IMG]

    Back in Merrie Olde England, the king used to go hunting all the time. That activity was heavily proscribed for the commoner, as well as the possession of arms for self-defense.

    I wish the leftists would stop making these silly arguments.


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  9. Walkalong

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    Whether he actually shoots skeet or not is totally irrelevant to the debate on this anti gun legislation.
     
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    Too bad his idol JFK didn't enjoy shooting a .50 BMG with the press in tow.
     
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    +1

    Also it said he shoots all the time when he is at Camp David. Which is like me saying I play the slots all the time, when I am in Vegas. Which is like 3 times.
     
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    I'm gonna get flamed here but I am up for it. Barack Obama is one thing and one thing only...a professional politician. As evidenced by the fact that he managed to get himself elected to the White House twice...while over the last 230 years better men failed many times...he is a capable politician.

    He knows gun control is a bad idea for one's political career. He may be a lame duck but he has a political responsibility to all of those other professional politicians that depend on what happens at the White House to get elected. As a professional politician, he realizes that all of this furor over guns, whipped up by a few deeply disturbed psychopaths and a legion of media types, has taken the public discourse down a path I think he does not wish to tread.

    The man himself may not care much about guns. I doubt he has any passion at all around the 2nd Amendment. However, I don't think the man has any passion around gun control either. In contrast to Bloomberg and Feinstein for whom that issue is the one that most stirs their passions.

    The politician that is Barack Obama is, I think, tear at the podium aside, even less passionate about gun control and in fact fears going there lest he allow the Republican party to climb even part way out of the abyss of irrellevance into which they've allowed themselves to sink. The best way to give his political opposition a leg up is gun control. He knows that.

    I believe that this is the beginning of the White House back-peddling on gun control in order to preserve Democratic hegemony over the public political sphere that they are quickly attaining. He does not want that to stop. Please also remember that, while there is some correlation, gun control is not a partisan issue. That I believe one reason why THR is not political. My analysis here is political but it is on topic because I think it is the beginning of a retreat from gun control. How far back will the White House retreat? That's the question.

    I'm at your collective mercy.
     
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    He may well shoot skeet as it is somewhat of a gentleman's game. Frequency? Who knows. It is not particularly generic to the 2A discussion relative to the Feinstein AWB bill of 2013.
     
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    Interesting that there's never been any discussion of the President even touching a firearm of any sort until now that the prohibitionists are trying to shift the discussion onto hunting "traditions" as more and more people who never owned an AR have flocked to stores to buy them.

    With violent crime and murder rates the lowest for a generation and the FBI publishing data showing this outdated notion that firearms and their magazines that make up less than 1% of the murder weapons drive dropping rates high is absurd with the most casual review at the data in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report.

    There are now more people competing with the firearms and magazines the prohibitionists want to ban than compete in clay shooting. It is a desperate strategy reflecting how out of touch with the facts the prohibitionists are to try to play the "See, I'm a shooter too" card.

    When the '94 AWB was signed into law the murder rate was much much higher than today, yet most of that drop has occurred since the '94 AWB expired. This has occurred while the number of people paying nearly a thousand dollars for each and every AR has grown and grown to the point where the demand now outstrips supply and the price has gone up even more to purchase one. Yet, people still line up before stores open for the chance to pay full price (and sometimes more than full price).

    The prohibitionists fly in the face of the facts on dropping murder rates and in the public's demand for these firearms and risk an even greater political backlash against politicians supporting a ban than occurred in '96, '98 and 2000. That backlash will come from the thousands upon thousands of new owners of these firearms who now have much better access to information on crime, better use of the internet, forums, websites and social media to organize against prohibitionists, and who can easily see the lessons from the last ban and understand that politicians that pass laws to restrict law-abiding citizens in the name of controlling crime are not actually interested in finding real solutions to crime and don't need to represent them in Congress.
     
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    No, just no.

    http://www.ontheissues.org/2008/barack_obama_gun_control.htm

    These are all from before he was President...
     
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    This guy is trying to make us believe that the 2nd Amendment is about hunting and sport shooting only. He is not retreating from gun control.
     
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    Sure he does...probably has a skeet mounted in the Oval Office too.
     
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    Funny. For a guy and consummate politician that goes shooting all the time I've never seen any pictures or videos of him doing so. You would think he would have done so long ago to reach out to the large voting gun culture here in America. Or, he's just lying... again.
     
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    I got to thinking about England and I seem to recall that the King could hunt anywhere, but if the commoners killed a stag on the King's land they were summarily executed too.
     
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    Shootin" Sure He does.....[​IMG]
     
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    I agree, per se. But whether he tells the truth regarding his own shooting is very relevant in terms of his truthfulness about his intentions regarding our shooting.
     
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    Irrelevant malarky.
    He must have just found out there was a (gasp) shooting range at Camp David.
    Eisenhower had a skeet range built there back in the 50's.
     
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    Also in England, firearms phohibition started with getting rid of self defense as a 'good reason' to own a gun, and only allowed them for 'sporting purposes'...
     
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