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Media Follows Obama´s Orders
to Mock Skeet-Gate Skeptics

Brietbart Big Journalism, by John Nolte

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Posted By:FlyRight, 2/3/2013 7:40:38 AM

Some of you younger folks might not remember this, but there was a time when the media questioned Power. No, really, once upon a time, the media saw it as its duty to be forever questioning and skeptical of Power, especially when Power was in pursuit of more power. For example, Obama is attempting to grab more power for The State and criminals by way of gun control laws that infringe on our Second Amendment civil rights.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 2/3/2013 7:58:28 AM     (No. 9155396)

You know they had to stage this photo (if it´s even real) when they started their anti-2nd Amendment push.

And if they think Alinsky Rules to ridicule work for them on us, then it can work for us right back at´em.

Are we skeptics? No...... just conditioned to know that nothing from these people is believable, except their dishonesty.


Reply 2 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 2/3/2013 8:04:50 AM     (No. 9155405)

Obama said he "did skeet shooting" so the WH had to scramble. I don´t think the photo could possibly be photoshopped, and if it is Obama behind the gun he is probably taking target practice. You don´t shoot at skeet straight on like that. But he said he shot skeet so the WH had to lie, as always, to cover for him.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mws50, 2/3/2013 8:09:04 AM     (No. 9155410)

Anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of shotguns knows this is a staged shot.

The way our Doofus is holding the shotgun and the way he is aiming and the way it sits against his shoulder is all wrong.

I do not expect our media buffoons to understand this. Their lack of knowledge of anything gun related is well-known.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Country Boy, 2/3/2013 8:18:08 AM     (No. 9155425)

Mr. Styrofoam Greek Columns strikes again.


Reply 5 - Posted by: lilo, 2/3/2013 8:19:16 AM     (No. 9155428)

Skeeters, also known as mosquitoes by our nickname challenged media friends, are among the most deadly insects on the planet because of their disease carrying capabilities. Does this mean the administration/press are going to bomb us with DDT?


Reply 6 - Posted by: Country Boy, 2/3/2013 8:37:24 AM     (No. 9155450)

And this one too ...

http://coldfury.com/images/SkeetShooter.jpg


Reply 7 - Posted by: chillijilli, 2/3/2013 8:43:42 AM     (No. 9155457)

Yes, the media used to question Power. However, they now think their job is to be the voice of the little guy--- the people whom they claim have no voice otherwise. So we are fed social justice stories 24/7 ad nauseum and in this way the news is totally distorted. The minority viewpoint or struggle is transformed into the majority opinion because that´s all the viewers see, day after day.
Whether or not this is intentional is a separate topic. Besides, it´s nearly impossible to prove intent.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/3/2013 8:48:12 AM     (No. 9155472)

I remember the slogan "Never trust anyone over 30" !!
In the 60s college students had the brains to distrust everyone, especially the gov´t...just ask Bill Ayers s/
Today´s college students have been indoctrinated to be non questioning robots of the state. Too lazy to seek out the truth for themselves.


Reply 9 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 2/3/2013 8:49:30 AM     (No. 9155477)

"Where there is smoke, there is fire" Zippy will be hoist on his own petard--Some Day!


Reply 10 - Posted by: WimeTarmerFable, 2/3/2013 8:51:06 AM     (No. 9155482)

The lies will eventually come crashing down, I just hope not in the form of h-bombs hurled at us bu Putin and Dear Weeder of the Nork....and Ahmamurdererjiad.


Reply 11 - Posted by: catfur27, 2/3/2013 8:52:01 AM     (No. 9155484)



...you´d think after the embarrassment of getting caught with an amateurishly photoshopped birth certificate they would have learned to do a better job....oh wait...what did Evita screech....."What difference does it make?"


Reply 12 - Posted by: GoVirginia!, 2/3/2013 9:04:15 AM     (No. 9155517)

Just in case some lowinfos are reading this, we need to always post this truth:

The only reason to take guns away from a population is to allow the government to take over without contest. The only reason. It is not about "violence" or "the children". It is to take over the country. Does anyone read history, does anyone understand the past?

Anything else said is just BS. It is about the power to overcome.


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: STLstudent, 2/3/2013 9:12:00 AM     (No. 9155532)

Jn. 8:44 ff. -- You are of your father,the devil, and your will is to do your father´s desires... When he lies he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/3/2013 9:25:34 AM     (No. 9155551)

Where can I get a recoilless shotgun like Obambi is using. THe shirt is neatly tucked in without a bit of wrinkle from a sudden forceful movement (like the recoil of the weapon). Shirt sleeves gently hanging tot he arms as he fires away. No movement of the head, shoulder, torso, nothing. Perfectly recoilless. Great gun!


Reply 15 - Posted by: Freeloader, 2/3/2013 9:35:07 AM     (No. 9155561)

"History repeats itself, and that´s one of the things that´s wrong with history," observed the late world renowned barrister Clarence Darrow.

Mr. Darrow was absolutely correct. The world has seen this kind of "group think insanity" before..."Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Fuhrer."


Reply 16 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 2/3/2013 9:42:35 AM     (No. 9155581)

With all the technology the government has access to, one would think they would be able to produce better stuff than this. It is in human nature to mock what is really dumb, stupid, bad, etc. Hence, our attitude towards the media and libs in general.

Scary thing is, I can see where the WH pulls a Canada on us and makes a law that would regulate mocking him as a hate crime.

See Mark Steyn as an example.


Reply 17 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 2/3/2013 9:42:53 AM     (No. 9155583)

Perhaps they need to find someone to do their dirty work, such as Photoshopping, that actually knows what they are doing. They don´t seem to realize in the "real" world people actually know what they are talking about & know silliness when they see it.


   

 

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Reply 18 - Posted by: dolphin, 2/3/2013 9:51:52 AM     (No. 9155602)

Once again: DUH.

What are we going to do about it?


Reply 19 - Posted by: FLCracker, 2/3/2013 9:52:20 AM     (No. 9155603)

We don´t need to accuse the WH of photo-shopping this image to ridicule it, the Prez made that possible all on his own.

And forget where he´s aiming, he ain´t even HOLDING the thing right. The butt is braced against his shoulder joint, not in the "pocket" between the joint and the clavicle. Just look at the pic.

Bet that leaves a mark.


Reply 20 - Posted by: jeninmo, 2/3/2013 10:06:28 AM     (No. 9155617)

Roughly translated from C.S. Lewis - As a culture, we are not as interested in teaching people how to think as we are in telling people what to think.


Reply 21 - Posted by: kono, 2/3/2013 10:10:10 AM     (No. 9155619)

Recall the first fake BC they released wasn´t even the same format as a real Hawaii BC from that time. And the later document they showed still had photoshop-editing layers that weren´t ever ´flattened´ to conceal the fact it had been modified. This photo includes features that give it away as a fake, too.

It almost seems like they´re intentionally leaving evidence of fakery obvious, perhaps to elicit accusations of fakery to facilitate the Alinsky-inspired isolate-and-marginalize strategy to destroy political opponents.

If that wasn´t their strategy to begin with, that seems to be the script that´s playing out.


Reply 22 - Posted by: Throwback, 2/3/2013 10:11:48 AM     (No. 9155622)

My two cents:

Look at the funny thing in the end of the barrel, look at the smoke pattern. Would it be any different if someone shoved a roman candle in the barrel and set it off? Doesn´t that smoke look like black powder? (No offense intended) That puff of smoke at the top looks like it is slowly wafting away not like it was blasted out of a port.

O.K., I waited a day to see if someone would say it. Done my duty, going dark.


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/3/2013 10:14:47 AM     (No. 9155629)

According to Reuters, August 4, 2012, 4:52 pm EDT:

President Barack Obama celebrated his 51st birthday on Saturday with a round of golf, then helicoptered to the Camp David presidential retreat for a quiet evening off the campaign trail.


Reply 24 - Posted by: Hotrod, 2/3/2013 10:30:46 AM     (No. 9155660)

For anyone not aware of this, there was a Battle of Athens (TN) in 1946 of war veterans taking down a despotic gov´t - 2nd amendment. There was a movie made of this.

http://voxvocispublicus.homestead.com/Battle-of-Athens.html



Reply 25 - Posted by: Butch59, 2/3/2013 10:46:57 AM     (No. 9155686)

That looks more like a gas operated rifle that any shotgun I´ve ever seen. Point. I´ve never seen a shot gun with what looks like two barrels. The bottom one IS used on many gas operated rifles. Also, to shoot a round of skeet requires a shotgun capable of firing two rounds, one right after the other. Thats done during the high house, low house segment when a birdie is launched simultianous from both houses and the shooter must locate them and break them with a single shot each. And I´ve spent my life handling many types of guns. Done a lot of hunting when I was younger too.


Reply 26 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 2/3/2013 10:49:41 AM     (No. 9155692)

Meanwhile, while everyone is focused on photoshopping their own versions (guaranteed because the hoi polloi were told specifically and with sternly wagging finger to not muck about with the photo, Obama and [fill in the blank] are busy [fill in the blank] while we are all beautifully distracted.


Reply 27 - Posted by: JAN, 2/3/2013 11:25:50 AM     (No. 9155744)

Who´s crying now!

Make that laughing!!!


Reply 28 - Posted by: tulipwood, 2/3/2013 11:45:33 AM     (No. 9155771)

This is a perfect trap for the media, most of whom are not shooters and therefore unable to see what a fake the photo is.


Reply 29 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/3/2013 11:51:27 AM     (No. 9155781)

Alinsky at work


Reply 30 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/3/2013 11:54:59 AM     (No. 9155787)

And, #8, the great irony is that those teaching today´s students to accept without question what the government feeds them are the very same people, now in their 60´s and 70´s, who told us never to trust anyone over 30. What´s that old saying about power corrupting?


Reply 31 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/3/2013 12:02:38 PM     (No. 9155799)

When´s the last time anyone saw a cropped image of a skeet contest? Where are the traps? What was his score? I won´t believe anything until a wide angle shot is produced. Better yet some video. I want to see puffs of red clay. The fact that he has fired a shotgun means nothing. BTW, I´ve seen him bowl.


Reply 32 - Posted by: nevernaught, 2/3/2013 12:27:32 PM     (No. 9155847)

Out there in Photoshop land they now call him ´Skeeter´.


Reply 33 - Posted by: Carpe Diem, 2/3/2013 12:53:14 PM     (No. 9155885)

Judging by the angle of the barrel he´s shooting the skeet launcher.


Reply 34 - Posted by: Ray of Sunshine, 2/3/2013 1:11:54 PM     (No. 9155908)

#26--I believe your mistaken. It looks like a 12-gauge Browning Citori over-under, recoilless shotgun.


Reply 35 - Posted by: kono, 2/3/2013 1:26:06 PM     (No. 9155927)

#26 - "Point. I´ve never seen a shot gun with what looks like two barrels."

I believe the photo´s a fraud. But to play devil´s advocate, what would #26 say a classic "double barrel shotgun" is, if it doesn´t have two barrels? (In fairness, though, the two are usually SIDE-BY-SIDE, not in a stacked configuration like that.)


Reply 36 - Posted by: scarface67, 2/3/2013 1:53:05 PM     (No. 9155969)


Thank you poster #13. Well said.



Reply 37 - Posted by: IdSpud, 2/3/2013 2:13:47 PM     (No. 9156000)

I would lay odds that the gun used to stage the photo is a Browning Citori American Sporter. At least they went first-cabin in staging the photo. Mine with the 30 inch barrel, 12 Ga. ran about three bills.


Reply 38 - Posted by: hamrman, 2/3/2013 6:12:28 PM     (No. 9156315)

If we can nullify anything that Barry does, count me in!
Signed Proud to be a Skeeter...


Reply 39 - Posted by: Pinons, 2/3/2013 6:34:02 PM     (No. 9156338)

Ozero skeet shooting? Ha, ha, ha . . .


Reply 40 - Posted by: JHBoatwright, 2/3/2013 6:52:14 PM     (No. 9156355)

This is the best reply to these comments on the photo of Lord 0 “shooting skeet” that I have seen:

***BREAKING NEWS***

CNN news bulletin...

Headline: President Obama has accidentally shot and killed his teleprompter, it has been revealed.

The President was attempting to skeet shoot, and the teleprompter was displaying the word "Pull!"

SpokesKid Jay Carney stated that the TOTUS died instantly and felt no pain, and the President is in mourning and will not speak a word to anyone until a new teleprompter is sworn in.

...end of news bulletin


Reply 41 - Posted by: eorsc, 2/3/2013 7:05:00 PM     (No. 9156370)

Someone who was there said (before the picture appeared) that Obama was there and stayed about 5 minutes. Whenever!


Reply 42 - Posted by: Zumkopf, 2/3/2013 8:14:37 PM     (No. 9156433)

Considering how high the buttstock is agaist Obama´s shoulder, it´s likely the first time he ever fired a shotgun. Likely the last time, too.

That is,if he fired it at all. The angle *is* wrong for skeet or trap, that´s a hell of a lot of smoke for any modern shotgun shell, and I personally have never seen a shotgun with only one side ported (and usually shotgun porting is with a dozen or so small holes, not one big slot).

But hey, *we´re* the nutcases for having some idea what we´re talking about.


Reply 43 - Posted by: DoktorFranken, 2/3/2013 8:26:03 PM     (No. 9156448)

The Left wants OUR guns. Simple as that.

The media are complicit in this Treason. I say, when the dust settles after Prezdint Skeeter is gone, that we try, convict, and hang all of them - just to start the recovery of our country with a clean slate.


Reply 44 - Posted by: 1976Ag, 2/3/2013 9:56:25 PM     (No. 9156589)

Just like in everything else the pinhead doesn´t know what he´s doing. His scrawny shoulder would be broken holding and shooting it that way. Plus, he´d surely miss whatever it was he´s trying to hit. He is an embarrasment.


Reply 45 - Posted by: get er done, 2/3/2013 11:22:32 PM     (No. 9156680)

This image is more embarassing than the mom jeans girl´s bike photo, and would be more believable if Mobama were shown in this photo, given her arm and shoulder muscles.



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Oprah Winfrey said Americans by and large know “diddly-squat” about the history of the civil rights movement. The talk show queen and media mogul made her comments during the promotion of her new film, “The Butler,” about a black man who serves in that capacity through seven administrations at the White House. “They don’t know diddly-squat,” she said in a recent interview with Parade magazine. “Diddly-squat.” Ms. Winfrey also said that when she hears the N-word, she thinks of the “millions of people who heard that as their last word as they were hanging from a tree.”

Sorry: Businesses cannot
avoid Obamacare by
switching to part-time staff

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 8/2/2013 6:13:55 AM     Post Reply
The administration has popped the bubble of hope some small business had that switching to part-time staff would let them escape the high costs of Obamacare. The Small Business Administration on Thursday created a website to explain to businesses that the government will simply tally up the number of part-time employees firms have to determine if enough hours have been worked to essentially create a "full-time equivalent." Some smaller businesses had thought that if they could get under the 50 full-time employee cap that activates Obamacare by cutting full-time workers and hiring more part-time workers they would escape

Seattle officials call for ban on
´potentially offensive´ language

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FoxNews.com, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: sliver of truth- 8/2/2013 8:45:35 AM     Post Reply
Government workers in the city of Seattle have been advised that the terms "citizen" and "brown bag" are potentially offensive and may no longer be used in official documents and discussions. KOMO-TV reports that the city´s Office of Civil Rights instructed city workers in a recent internal memo to avoid using the words because some may find them offensive. "Luckily, we´ve got options," Elliott Bronstein of the Office for Civil Rights wrote in the memo obtained by the station. "For ´citizens,´ how about ´residents?´"

Democratic Congressman:
Tea Party ‘Same Group’ Of
‘White Crackers’ Who Opposed
Civil Rights

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Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/2/2013 1:02:38 PM     Post Reply
Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) suggested on Friday morning that the tea party movement is comprised of the same types of people who fought against the civil rights movement during the 1960s. Speaking with the Daily Beast, Rangel said of the movement: “It is the same group we faced in the South with those white crackers and the dogs and the police. They didn’t care about how they looked. He added that the tea party movement can be defeated similar to how the civil rights movement eradicated Jim Crow mentality: “It was just fierce indifference to human life that caused


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