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Jeff Cooper

Posted on 09/12/2006 9:41:42 PM PDT by Petruchio

I have seen alerts on other forums that Jeff Cooper is in Intensive Care.

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Jeff Cooper is in extremely grave condition at this hour. Previously hospitalized for possible surgery, he suffered a heart attack and was revived in the hospital.

The heart muscle suffered serious damage.

It was posted at 19:28 hours EDT.


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So far the information seems to be reliable. I am looking for confirmation.
1 posted on 09/12/2006 9:41:42 PM PDT by Petruchio
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To: Petruchio

Some of us don't know who Jeff Cooper is.


2 posted on 09/12/2006 9:43:04 PM PDT by Petronski (Living His life abundantly.)
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To: Petruchio

Who is Jeff Cooper?


3 posted on 09/12/2006 9:43:41 PM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: Petronski
Do what I did...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Cooper_%28colonel%29
4 posted on 09/12/2006 9:44:01 PM PDT by decal (See gas prices drop! See Dems howl! Howl, Dems, howl! Howl,howl,howl!)
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To: decal

Thank you.

I did a Google and got multiple possibilities.


5 posted on 09/12/2006 9:49:34 PM PDT by Petronski (Living His life abundantly.)
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To: Petronski
Well, actually, I did too, but the keyword "BANGLIST" helped steer me right...I hope.
6 posted on 09/12/2006 9:50:46 PM PDT by decal (See gas prices drop! See Dems howl! Howl, Dems, howl! Howl,howl,howl!)
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To: Petronski
Google Colonel Jeff Cooper.

"If you don't understand weapons you don't understand fighting. If you don't understand fighting you don't understand war. If you don't understand war you don't understand history. If you don't understand history, you might as well live with your head in a sack." Col. Jeff Cooper.

I think that quote is particularly appropriate for you.

L

7 posted on 09/12/2006 9:59:39 PM PDT by Lurker (islam is not a religion. It's the new face of Fascism in our time and we ignore it at our peril.)
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To: Petruchio
Prayers up for the good Colonel. The world would be a much poorer place without him.

I just finished reading his contribution to this months Guns and Ammo. I wish nothing but the best to him and his family.

L

8 posted on 09/12/2006 10:00:42 PM PDT by Lurker (islam is not a religion. It's the new face of Fascism in our time and we ignore it at our peril.)
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To: Lurker

Congratulations on discovering there's no such phenomenon as "facism."


9 posted on 09/12/2006 10:02:21 PM PDT by Petronski (Living His life abundantly.)
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To: Lurker

PM Sent.


10 posted on 09/12/2006 10:03:57 PM PDT by Petruchio (* Censored *)
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To: Petronski
Congratulations on continuing your unbroken streak of being a jerk.

L

11 posted on 09/12/2006 10:04:50 PM PDT by Lurker (islam is not a religion. It's the new face of Fascism in our time and we ignore it at our peril.)
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To: Lurker

Still talking to your mirror, I see.


12 posted on 09/12/2006 10:05:31 PM PDT by Petronski (Living His life abundantly.)
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To: Petruchio
Thanks. I'm really hoping this is incorrect. But considering the good Colonels advanced age it is entirely possible that this news is true.

There have always been far too few men of his caliber among us. His contributions to not only the world of firearms but the cause of human freedom are inestimable.

Thanks for letting me know Petruchio. Please keep me updated if you can.

L

13 posted on 09/12/2006 10:06:44 PM PDT by Lurker (islam is not a religion. It's the new face of Fascism in our time and we ignore it at our peril.)
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To: Petruchio

He said the .45 is the gold standard when you have to be ready to "do some business with the Big Iron on your hip." Spoke the truth way back in the '50s.


14 posted on 09/12/2006 10:16:31 PM PDT by 185JHP ( "The thing thou purposest shall come to pass: And over all thy ways the light shall shine.")
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To: Lurker

Will do.


15 posted on 09/12/2006 10:19:06 PM PDT by Petruchio (* Censored *)
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To: Petruchio

GOD Bless Jeff Cooper,,,And JIM CLARK.(RIP)


16 posted on 09/12/2006 11:52:41 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: decal

wikipedia is blatantly left wing.

Read the wikipedia write ups on Seymour Hersh and Noam Chomsky.

Wikipedia is a left wing front.


17 posted on 09/13/2006 12:07:27 AM PDT by sandra_789 (.)
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To: sandra_789
Did you read the article on Mr Cooper?

I wouldn't call it biased at all.

I wouldn't search Wikipedia for anything politically charged (like FR, for example ;)...) but, used properly, it can be a part of a healthy web search.
18 posted on 09/13/2006 12:19:09 AM PDT by decal (See gas prices drop! See Dems howl! Howl, Dems, howl! Howl,howl,howl!)
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To: decal

Did you read the "articles" glorifying leftwing icons Seymour Hersh and Noam Chomsky on leftwing organ wikipedia?

wikipedia is a left wing front posing as an "information" source.


19 posted on 09/13/2006 12:25:44 AM PDT by sandra_789 (.)
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To: Petronski
The good Colonel fought against facism and for freedom. He's been an outspoken advocate for all races against tyranny for as long as he's been alive.
20 posted on 09/13/2006 5:15:02 AM PDT by Shooter 2.5 (Vote a Straight Republican Ballot. Rid the country of dems. NRA)
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; Shooter 2.5; wku man; SLB; ...
Eagles up and prayers for a quick and full recovery for Col. Jeff Cooper, long-time master of both rifle and sidearm, soldier, historian and a true-blue, red-blloded all American patriot.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

21 posted on 09/13/2006 7:02:49 AM PDT by Joe Brower (The Constitution defines Conservatism. *NRA*)
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To: Petruchio

Thanks for the post. I never miss a "Gunner's Guru" of Jeff's. Several of his books are considered the ultimate references for shooting.


22 posted on 09/13/2006 7:07:07 AM PDT by mbynack (Retired USAF SMSgt)
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To: Petronski; Nonstatist; decal
Jeff Cooper's Commentaries

Very worthwhile reading.

23 posted on 09/13/2006 7:12:51 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Guns themselves are fairly robust; their chief enemies are rust and politicians) (NRA)
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To: Joe Brower
The man is in his 90's. I'll pray for God's will to be done. There may be pain issues and other travails of age.

But the man is an icon of American pistolcraft. It's up to us to pass his legacy along to others and to the young people. He's an original rugged individualist. A man's man. Definitely not PC! Said what he meant...and meant what he said.

24 posted on 09/13/2006 7:14:33 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: Petronski
Good morning.

Jeff Cooper is a legendary pistolero. He has taught many of today's shooters how it's done and the school he is affiliated with, Gunsite Ranch, offers excellent training with most types of firearms any of us are likely to have to use.

Good luck to Jeff Cooper.

Michael Frazier
25 posted on 09/13/2006 7:42:31 AM PDT by brazzaville (no surrender no retreat, well, maybe retreat's ok)
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To: Joe Brower
Thanks for the ping.

Get well and best wishes Col. Cooper!

26 posted on 09/13/2006 7:57:02 AM PDT by beltfed308 (Nanny Statists are Ameba's.)
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To: Joe Brower; Lurker
The news I am seeing is not good. From the other forum:
Latest update at 5:40AM is there is nothing else that can be done. The Colonel has left 
instructions not to resuscitate and has asked to be returned home to the ranch to die.

It appears to be only a matter of time now.

And this:

 I received the following from Col. Cooper's daughter Lindy today:

"The latest is not good.

It has been determined that Dad is not strong enough to undergo the kyphoplasty 
procedure. His lungs and heart are starting to fail.

He will be coming home from the hospital either today or tomorrow and Mom will have 
hospice care in the home. I will be driving up tomorrow to do what I can to help.

Thanks for your interest.
Lindy"

Again, I am just passing on info I have seen on the other forum. I really wish it was better news.

27 posted on 09/13/2006 8:00:06 AM PDT by Petruchio (* Censored *)
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To: Lurker
Outstanding Cooper quote. Here's another: "Owning a handgun doesn't make you armed any more than owning a guitar makes you a musician."

Get well Colonel, and God Bless.

28 posted on 09/13/2006 8:07:01 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Petruchio
Prayers up for Colonel Cooper, his family and close friends.

I have enjoyed his column since I first read it, and it is the first thing I read when the magazine comes in.

May God bless him for his forthright commentary and the inspiration it has brought all of us who have read it.

29 posted on 09/13/2006 8:25:58 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: Petruchio

Thank you for that ifo. Jeff Cooper has been an inspiration to many. I love his books & columns. My man was lucky enough to have met him & trained under him many years ago.


30 posted on 09/13/2006 9:10:01 AM PDT by Feiny (Save the Whales. Collect the whole set.)
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To: Petruchio
He's quoted incessantly by firearms instructors all over the world - Jeff Cooper's Four Rules:

Treat all firearms as if loaded all the time.
Never point your firearm at anything you don't want to destroy.
Never touch the trigger until you want the firearm to go off.
Always be sure of your target and its backstop.

Sounds pretty serious for the good Colonel. Prayers up.

31 posted on 09/13/2006 9:11:34 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Joe Brower

Col. Jeff Cooper is real man and a real American!

Prayers on the way for his full recovery.


32 posted on 09/13/2006 9:17:51 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: trussell

ping


33 posted on 09/13/2006 9:48:19 AM PDT by jmc813 (.)(.)
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To: Petruchio

Thanks for the thread and the updates.


34 posted on 09/13/2006 10:30:58 AM PDT by Badray (While defending the land called America, we must also be sure to preserve the Idea called America.)
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To: Joe Brower; Lurker

UPDATE:

"Word has it that daughter Lindy has made arrangements with Hospice to take him home and make him as comfortable as possible."


35 posted on 09/13/2006 11:12:49 AM PDT by Petruchio (* Censored *)
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To: Joe Brower

This doesn't sound so good. Prayers up.

BTW, Jeff Quinn of http://www.gunblast.com is recuperating from an unsuspected heart attack.


36 posted on 09/13/2006 11:31:59 AM PDT by umgud
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To: Petruchio

Our thoughts and prayers go out in support of Colonel Cooper and his family. I had the great fortune to get to know Col. Cooper while attending Gunsite. How special it was to listen to his stories and take instruction from him. He and his staff have no equal.


37 posted on 09/13/2006 2:11:00 PM PDT by toddst
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To: Petruchio

As a followup, for those who would like more information on Col. Cooper, here's a good site: http://www.frfrogspad.com/cooper.htm


38 posted on 09/13/2006 2:21:19 PM PDT by toddst
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To: Petruchio

The two certainties in this world . . . well, a really good lawyer, a really good CPA, and a last-minute Presidential pardon (why, hello, Mr. Rich!) can get you out of the one, there's nothing to do about the other.

Colonel Cooper, enjoy your well-deserved place of honor in Valhalla.


39 posted on 09/13/2006 2:28:05 PM PDT by BeHoldAPaleHorse ( ~()):~)>)
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To: sandra_789
wikipedia is a left wing front posing as an "information" source.
You're so obtuse it's unbelievable! And I say this after having read some of your replies on several threads. Here, however, you take the cake.
If mostly left wing slanted submissions are sent in then what do you expect it to be?

Have you ever even considered their home page statement?
Welcome to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.
Attitudes like yours will ensure it will continue to be left wing. Quit whining and go submit an edit to the damn thing if you don't like what's written!
The winners write the history books. They usually wait for it to be over, but nothing is usual these days. You're admitting defeat before the war is over.
Isn't it great to be living in such interesting times!

40 posted on 09/13/2006 5:27:14 PM PDT by philman_36
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To: Joe Brower
With a legacy such as his will he ever truly be gone? I think not.
In the end all I can pray is that the Lord's will be done.
If it's his time to part from this world then there isn't much anyone can do except keep what he taught alive. To me that is the most fitting tribute.
41 posted on 09/13/2006 5:44:33 PM PDT by philman_36
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To: philman_36

Philman, You asked:

"Have you ever even considered their home page statement?
Welcome to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit."

wikipedia's home statement is FALSE.

I have edited some of the entries on your leftwing wikipedia and my changes are changed back to their original leftwing state immediately.

And wikipedia sends me threats that I will be banned from editing.

Do you have a CLUE who Seymour Hersh and Noam Chomsky are?
Apparently not.

The laudatory entries of these Hate-America leftwingers on wikipedia read like something emanating from Move.On.org or any other Hate-America site.

wikipedia is a LEFTWING SITE posing as an "information" source.

Typical leftwing operating mode.


42 posted on 09/13/2006 5:44:43 PM PDT by sandra_789 (.)
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...on your leftwing wikipedia...
Your feeble attempt at guilt by association is pathetic and pedantic.
And wikipedia sends me threats that I will be banned from editing.
I'd love to see that. Why don't you share your threats so everyone can see what they do and be forarmed and forewarned?
Do you have a CLUE who Seymour Hersh and Noam Chomsky are?
Apparently not.

Wrong. Such much in your replies are that as well...wrong. I'm familiar with both of those men, and, before you put the rest of your leg in your mouth, I don't care much for either man or for their thoughts.
Perhaps they wrote their own entries since they're so glowing. Why leave it to second rate hacks? (have you even considered that?)
The laudatory entries of these Hate-America leftwingers on wikipedia read like something emanating from Move.On.org or any other Hate-America site.
So shut 'em down, right? Be as censorial as the Democrats are and shut 'em down...right? And that'll just put fuel on the fire.

You're a tool and a fool, and I rarely call people that because I recognize the danger I place myself in.

Mat 5:21/22 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:
But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

Disclaimer: These are my opinions, and only my opinions, about this particular poster.

43 posted on 09/13/2006 6:16:54 PM PDT by philman_36
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To: Joe Brower

My best wishes to The Col. and family. I always went to Coopers Corner first.


44 posted on 09/13/2006 6:18:31 PM PDT by herewego (Got .45?)
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To: philman_36

Philman,

Look up the word CLUELESS sometime

LOL

Feeble in the mind,

Always lag behind.


45 posted on 09/13/2006 6:24:36 PM PDT by sandra_789 (.)
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To: sandra_789
So, in other words, you can't touch a thing I said so you resort to childish games. I've seen it before.
How many retreads is this for you?
46 posted on 09/13/2006 6:30:43 PM PDT by philman_36
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To: philman_36; sandra_789; Admin Moderator

This thread is for information on the last days of a great man. If you must insist on scrapping like children, please take it outside.


47 posted on 09/13/2006 6:36:31 PM PDT by Petruchio (* Censored *)
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To: Petruchio; Admin Moderator
My apologies, to the thread.

Burn my replies if you want Admin, I don't care.

48 posted on 09/13/2006 6:40:44 PM PDT by philman_36
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To: Petruchio
Let's just say I was putting good advice to good use...
Orange - Specific alert. Something not quite right has gotten your attention and you shift your primary focus to that thing. Something is "wrong" with a person or object. Your mindset is that "I may have to shoot that person." In orange you set a fight trigger: "If that goblin does "x", I will need to "stop" them."
Confrontation comes in many fashions.
Again, my apologies.
49 posted on 09/13/2006 6:47:38 PM PDT by philman_36
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To: Petruchio; 4woodenboats; 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub; abletruth; Accountable One; Aeronaut; ...
Prayer ping. There are updates throughout the thread. It appears heaven is about to gain another angel.

Please post your replies to Petruchio


Petruchio, My prayers going up for Jeff Cooper and his family. God's Comfort and peace for all  

Blessings,
trussell


If you want on/off my prayer ping list, please let me know. All requests happily honored.

50 posted on 09/13/2006 6:56:43 PM PDT by trussell (Work for God...the retirement benefits are eternal!)
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