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White House releases photo of Obama firing gun
Associated Press ^ | Feb 2, 2013 11:41 AM (ET) | AP

Posted on 02/02/2013 9:25:35 AM PST by DJ MacWoW

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House has released a photo of President Barack Obama firing a gun, two days before he heads to Minnesota to discuss gun control.

In a recent interview with The New Republic magazine, Obama said "yes" when asked if he has ever fired a gun. He said "we do skeet shooting all the time," except for his daughters, at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland.

(Excerpt) Read more at apnews.myway.com ...


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KEYWORDS: banglist; fakesmoke; guncontrol; obama; obamahates; obamaskeetphoto; obamaskeetshooting; photoshopped; propaganda; secondamendment; serialliar; whfake
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Pic was probably taken yesterday. LOL

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1 posted on 02/02/2013 9:25:38 AM PST by DJ MacWoW
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To: DJ MacWoW

Whatever....he’s holding the gun like a novice. Bet that shoulder took a bitch load of impact from the recoil.


2 posted on 02/02/2013 9:26:25 AM PST by SoftballMominVA
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To: DJ MacWoW

Whatever....he’s holding the gun like a novice. Bet that shoulder took a bitch load of impact from the recoil.


3 posted on 02/02/2013 9:26:29 AM PST by SoftballMominVA
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To: DJ MacWoW

I wonder if he still thinks that 2A is for duck hunting...

:-/


4 posted on 02/02/2013 9:28:40 AM PST by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

It’s not for gunowners. It’s for low information voters who may start waking up to the fact that we have a dictator trying to “come out”.


5 posted on 02/02/2013 9:29:48 AM PST by Tench_Coxe
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To: Tench_Coxe

Oh yeah. It’s propaganda.


6 posted on 02/02/2013 9:31:42 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: SoftballMominVA
Whatever....he’s holding the gun like a novice. Bet that shoulder took a bitch load of impact from the recoil.

Not only that, but the news said he was skeet shooting. That's some pretty low skeet. Did he know what he was suppose to be shooting at?

7 posted on 02/02/2013 9:32:54 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: DJ MacWoW
He looks about as natural shooting a shotgun gun as he did driving a Voltmobile 50 feet or throwing a baseball.


8 posted on 02/02/2013 9:33:48 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: DJ MacWoW


9 posted on 02/02/2013 9:33:55 AM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

One would assume that the POTUS could afford a left-handed shotgun. Guess mooching off his fellow “Skeeters” is the way he rolls.

But I guess that’s just me . . .


10 posted on 02/02/2013 9:35:03 AM PST by Macoozie (1) Win the Senate 2) Repeal Obamacare 3) Impeach Roberts)
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To: SoftballMominVA

Right about that, hope the toe of that butt dug into him a bit.


11 posted on 02/02/2013 9:36:19 AM PST by izzatzo
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To: DJ MacWoW

Probably posed for it yesterday. Ass. Pravda are lying again.

Pray for America


12 posted on 02/02/2013 9:36:27 AM PST by bray (Welcome to Obamaville)
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To: DJ MacWoW

How is he aiming? He is looking at the end of the stock?
Bet that hurt his shoulder! ha ha what a wuss!


13 posted on 02/02/2013 9:37:05 AM PST by southernerwithanattitude (New and Improved Redneck!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Somebody ought to go look at the original of the picture they put out and check the picture properties. Here it says
‘date created 2/2/2013’ but that could just be from a transfer and rehost.


14 posted on 02/02/2013 9:37:24 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: DJ MacWoW
So we have a photo of him shooting the American flag, what else is new.
Until he bags an Attorney he's a rookie.
15 posted on 02/02/2013 9:38:19 AM PST by MaxMax
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To: DJ MacWoW

Reminds me of the old official picture of MAO swimming.


16 posted on 02/02/2013 9:39:49 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Click my name! See new paintings!)
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To: Macoozie

Looks like it’s a right handed self-loading shotgun...I hope the hull busted him on the lip. You know the corner of the butt popped his armpit a good one.

I don’t recall seeing many shotguns that blow gasses out the side of the barrel like that, either....wonder if the SS put blanks or something in it so he wouldn’t shoot himself.


17 posted on 02/02/2013 9:41:10 AM PST by Gaffer
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18 posted on 02/02/2013 9:41:35 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Gaffer

B.Hussein O. is a fake and phony...and something tells me that picture is also a ‘fake and phony’

but who am I to judge the ‘KING’

he makes me physically ill...


19 posted on 02/02/2013 9:41:44 AM PST by haircutter
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To: Gaffer

What is the metadata on the camera?


20 posted on 02/02/2013 9:42:10 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Very odd...the picture caption indicates that it was supposedly taken on Saturday, August 4, 2012. This USA Today report from August 4, 2012 indicates that he was playing a round of golf that morning, then heading to Camp David later in the day and back to the White House on Sunday, August 5.

This presupposes that on his 51st Birthday, he played a full round of golf, hightailed it up to Camp David to shoot skeet, then came back to the White House the next day. Possible? I suppose, but I remain highly skeptical.

21 posted on 02/02/2013 9:43:31 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I don’t know....all I can see at AP is they have in in a file called something like “ak.imgfarms.dumbass-shooting-a-fake-shotgun.homo”


22 posted on 02/02/2013 9:44:31 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

That’s a rather strange looking shotgun! I don’t believe I’ve ever seen smoke coming out the top that way. Plus, no recoil and usually anyone shooting skeet carries extra cartridges; if just in their jeans’ pockets. And where’s the secret service agent who’s suppose to be holding his beer??


23 posted on 02/02/2013 9:44:58 AM PST by Errant
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To: DJ MacWoW

24 posted on 02/02/2013 9:46:32 AM PST by red-dawg
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To: Macoozie
The White House claims the date was August 4, 2012. They also claim that, "The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House." I doubt that would be enforceable for parody and other fair use if the rule of law still applied in what used to be our country.

Is this a Browning 525? If so, does anyone know the specific version? I wonder whose assault weapon Obama borrowed for this photo op and where the Secret Service felt comfortable standing while Barry the Rookie took his first shot.

25 posted on 02/02/2013 9:47:31 AM PST by Pollster1
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
This is just unbelieveably pathetic. Why would he / they do this? It makes him a laughingstock, no Pro-2A believer woudl be swayed by it in slightest, and his base won't like it. This is just weird. No sycophant would tell him "No" and he honestly believes it makes him look masculine and Pro-2A?

Also, don't forget these classics of President Manly Man...


26 posted on 02/02/2013 9:47:39 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: DJ MacWoW
In this photo released by the White House, President Barack Obama shoots clay targets on the range at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. The White House released a photo of Obama firing a gun, two days before he heads to Minnesota to discuss gun control. In a recent interview with The New Republic magazine, Obama said yes when asked if he has ever fired a gun. He said "we do skeet shooting all the time," except for his daughters, at Camp David. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)

Copyright 2011 Associated Press. All right reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. I'm not a copyright expert, but this doesn't seem to jive.

27 posted on 02/02/2013 9:48:21 AM PST by mykroar ("I'm afraid I can't use a mule. I have several hundred up on Capitol Hill." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Macoozie
One would assume that the POTUS could afford a left-handed shotgun.

LOL. Besides shooting clay pigeons sitting on top of a post (because he's obviously not shooting them in the air), my husband noticed he was using the wrong gun. The shells could have popped out into his face if his weapon didn't break in the middle.(Kool. A free tax payer paid hot brass facial!)

.

28 posted on 02/02/2013 9:48:22 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Tench_Coxe

Every time I see someone shooting at skeets the gun is shooting at the sky! Even in his prevarications he fumbles.


29 posted on 02/02/2013 9:48:22 AM PST by PROTESTBYPROXY (Invictus Maneo !!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

They think that you’re a sheep and not smart enough to check those kinds of things. ;-)


30 posted on 02/02/2013 9:49:16 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Gaffer

Its an over/under looks like a Browning Citori.


31 posted on 02/02/2013 9:49:32 AM PST by edhawk
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To: Errant
I’ve ever seen smoke coming out the top that way.

It is a ported barrel to compensate for barrel-rise. A common modification.

32 posted on 02/02/2013 9:50:27 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: concerned about politics
The shells could have popped out into his face if his weapon didn't break in the middle.

I think that is a Browning 525 that does break in the middle, but I'm hoping someone who owns one can confirm that.

33 posted on 02/02/2013 9:50:42 AM PST by Pollster1
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To: DJ MacWoW

Looks like a bitter clinger.


34 posted on 02/02/2013 9:52:11 AM PST by Starstruck (All goverments become tyrannical. Individuals determine when they do.)
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To: mykroar

I think it’s weird that they copyright a photo taken by someone else. But they’re his buddies and we’re stupid sheep that know nothing. ;-)


35 posted on 02/02/2013 9:52:20 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
He is too much of a wuss. I bet he was firing one of those tiny 1 3/4 inch reduced load shells. He would cry if he fired a three inch mag.

I have 3 1/2 inch #4 Buck in my defense shotgun. Obambi could not handle something like that.

All of these photos of him look exactly like all the contrived photos we have seen throughout the years that were released by Communist governments around the world. It scares me to think how many idiots in this country do not see the similarities and fawn over this bag of douche.

36 posted on 02/02/2013 9:53:34 AM PST by OldMissileer
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To: DJ MacWoW

It looks like it’s ported. Still not showing a bit of recoil tho. posse


37 posted on 02/02/2013 9:55:00 AM PST by Rannug ("God has given it to me, let him who touches it beware.")
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To: DJ MacWoW
A study in contrasts:

Photobucket

You have to admire Bibi's diplomacy: Bitch-slapping Obozo all over the Oval Office for 10 minutes and Obozo didn't even wake up once. Too bad Bibi – who graduated from MIT AND Harvard -- isn’t a natural born citizen and can’t run here. Oh wait.

never mind

38 posted on 02/02/2013 9:55:51 AM PST by Dick Bachert ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." T. Jefferson)
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39 posted on 02/02/2013 9:56:15 AM PST by RedMDer (HEY LIBS! GUN FREE ZONE T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE NOW. I DARE YA!)
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To: edhawk

Yes, I see, it looks like one, but the tip of the top barrel looks like some kind barrel choke. Even with that, why would there be a port in the side of the barrel? That’s what looks like where gas comes from.


40 posted on 02/02/2013 9:56:22 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: DJ MacWoW
Such a mature administration.../s

tweet from David Plouffe

--Attn skeet birthers. Make our day - let the photoshop conspiracies begin!

41 posted on 02/02/2013 9:56:30 AM PST by opentalk
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To: OldMissileer
It goes right along with this graphic.

Pro-animal rights, Pro-abortion, Anti-religion, Anti-tobacco, Pro-euthanasia, Pro-redistribution of wealth, Anti-gun rights, Pro-labor union, Pro-homosexual "rights", Pro government healthcare, Uses children as props........Hmmmmm


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42 posted on 02/02/2013 9:57:19 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Not that far back. You lose leverage, plus muzzle velocity.

All ports that I've seen have been within the last inch or so of the barrel.

43 posted on 02/02/2013 9:57:31 AM PST by Errant
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To: DJ MacWoW
And from Reuters...

"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. Obama, an avid golfer, played with colleagues and friends at the Andrews Air Force Base in hot, muggy weather conditions before taking Marine One to Maryland's Catoctin Mountains in the afternoon.

The White House did not release details of the president's evening plans or share the menu for the birthday meal he was expected to share with wife, Michelle."

No mention of skeet...

44 posted on 02/02/2013 9:57:52 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Am I the only one surprised Bath-House Barry isn’t wearing his bike helmet?

After all, guns are dangerous!


45 posted on 02/02/2013 9:58:00 AM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Dick Bachert

Love it!!!


46 posted on 02/02/2013 9:58:15 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: edhawk
Browning Citori.

I believe so too. Not sure why only the top barrel has the gold plated screw-in choke though. Course, an ol' country boy like me, has only shot the economy model.

47 posted on 02/02/2013 10:00:20 AM PST by Errant
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To: opentalk

Children are driving in DC. *sigh*


48 posted on 02/02/2013 10:00:30 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: red-dawg

Use a blowup of the Constitution...Same idea...Shop it.


49 posted on 02/02/2013 10:01:23 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Gaffer

Yeah isn’t there Exif data encoded within the picture itself?


50 posted on 02/02/2013 10:01:52 AM PST by Blue Highway
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