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Obama says he goes skeet shooting ‘all the time’ at Camp David
The Hill ^ | 1/27/13 | Meghashyam Mali

Posted on 01/27/2013 5:18:45 AM PST by Libloather

President Obama says he regularly skeet shoots at Camp David and called on gun-control proponents to “do a little more listening” to gun owners in the national debate over firearms.

In an interview with The New Republic posted on Sunday Obama said that he and guests “do skeet shooting all the time” at the presidential retreat and said he understood why many rural voters were protective of their gun-ownership rights.

“Not the girls, but oftentimes guests of mine go up there. And I have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this country for generations,” said the president. “And I think those who dismiss that out of hand make a big mistake."

Obama suggested that the divide over gun reform could be traced to the split between rural and urban areas and said he hoped to “bridge those gaps” in his push to stem gun violence.

“Part of being able to move this forward is understanding the reality of guns in urban areas are very different from the realities of guns in rural areas,” said Obama. “And if you grew up and your dad gave you a hunting rifle when you were ten, and you went out and spent the day with him and your uncles, and that became part of your family's traditions, you can see why you'd be pretty protective of that.”

Obama’s comments come as the White House has launched a forceful push to enact new gun-reform measures. Earlier this month the president signed a number of executive actions strengthening current gun laws and is pushing lawmakers to pass measures banning the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition, as well as instituting universal background checks on purchasers.

The administration is mobilizing supporters to pressure lawmakers on the issue and the White House says they will hold campaign-style events to help build momentum.

Thousands of marchers also rallied on the National Mall on Saturday calling for tougher gun-control. And last week, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced a bill which would ban the sale and manufacture of over 150 types of semi-automatic weapons and bar the sale of high-capacity clips.

But those measures face strong opposition from the nation’s gun lobby and GOP lawmakers.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (R-Nev.) has said he will allow a vote on any gun measures which move through the Judiciary Committee, but has voiced doubts about passing a new assault-weapons ban, which is also unlikely to advance in the GOP controlled House.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; camp; crapshooting; david; guncontrol; horsehockey; obama; secondamendment; skeet; the3rdlay
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To: Libloather

It’s not about hunting. Or skeet. Or even criminals, your person, family or business. It’s about us vs the government and military weapons against our government.

And, the know that. They just have to keep the mental beachheads in the low information/MSM information sheeple heads.


51 posted on 01/27/2013 6:03:11 AM PST by Leisler (A trillion+ dollars a year printing fiat script=2% GDP. What happens when it stops. Or doesn't?)
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To: Libloather

"You lie!"


52 posted on 01/27/2013 6:03:36 AM PST by airborne (MY HEROES DON'T WEAR CAPES. MY HEROES WEAR DOG TAGS ! ! !)
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To: Libloather

Of course he does, and Michelle makes the best BBQ skeet.


53 posted on 01/27/2013 6:04:05 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: bert
a straight GAY razor

Yes, a cheap joke but so is our _resident.

54 posted on 01/27/2013 6:06:25 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (Proud Thought Criminal since 1984)
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To: Libloather

Pics or it didn’t happen! Video would be much much better.


55 posted on 01/27/2013 6:08:55 AM PST by rsflynn (Life is hard....twice as hard if you are stupid -- John Wayne)
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To: Libloather

Remember his words...LISTEN!

“We are not going to take away *all* your guns”


56 posted on 01/27/2013 6:09:07 AM PST by WCH
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To: Libloather

The only people who will believe this are the people who believe Benghazi was about a video. (sadly, that is 99% of the MSM)


57 posted on 01/27/2013 6:11:39 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Libloather

And why would the MSM not be plastering the photos of Zero with a gun in his hand all over the place - it would be great propaganda for the lies about not wanting to confiscate our weapons. No pics = no shooting by this liar-in-chief. However, we can expect someone to do a photo op soon to help their cause...


58 posted on 01/27/2013 6:12:01 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: Libloather

I wonder what size gun he uses? I would like to see a pic of him shooting. I bet he looks scared out of his mind.


59 posted on 01/27/2013 6:14:57 AM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Libloather

A teleprompter gives his speeches. What shoots the skeet?


60 posted on 01/27/2013 6:15:55 AM PST by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Libloather
Proof!


61 posted on 01/27/2013 6:16:42 AM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Libloather
Obama said that he and guests “do skeet shooting all the time”

Maybe he said "feet shooting".


62 posted on 01/27/2013 6:17:56 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Libloather
he regularly skeet shoots

Hint: shoots skeet

high-capacity ammunition

Hint: high capacity magazines.

I'm starting to think that all of the editors in America have died.

I have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this country for generations,” said the president. “And I think those who dismiss that out of hand make a big mistake."

To paraphrase Mark Twain, there are lies, damn lies, and 0bama statements. To say he respects any traditions of America is a damnable lie. As an example, I'd be willing to bet $1,000 that he doesn't know the words to "Oh, Suzanna" or who wrote it. If you told him who wrote it, I'd be willing to bet he wouldn't know when the guy lived or be able to name two additional songs he wrote.

Born in the US or not, he's NOT an American, as we think of Americans.

63 posted on 01/27/2013 6:21:34 AM PST by Hardastarboard (The Liberal ruling class hates me. The feeling is mutual.)
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To: Libloather

Obama was inspired by the movie “History of the World Part One” and the scene where king Mel Brooks use the peasants as clay pigeons.


64 posted on 01/27/2013 6:22:24 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Libloather

Too bad the clays can’t shoot back.


65 posted on 01/27/2013 6:31:56 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: Libloather
"Skeet shooting, being necessary to the security of hunting sports, the right of the people to tote and shoot expensive double barreled shotguns loaded with shot no larger than #7 1/2 shall not be infringed"

66 posted on 01/27/2013 6:31:56 AM PST by Gritty (Americans need serious firepower to give tyrants pause-or stop them if they don't pause-A.Napolitano)
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To: Libloather

Except substitute “charged particle death beam” for “shotgun”, and “endangered animals” for “skeet”. And like, “pushing a button” instead of “pulling a trigger”. It’s all computer controlled, anyway, so he doesn’t even have to watch, just push a button.


67 posted on 01/27/2013 6:34:44 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: V_TWIN

“Is that what their calling pot smoking nowadays?”

I thought it was just a new drink “Skeet shooter” that he likes.


68 posted on 01/27/2013 6:39:26 AM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: Libloather

Waiting for the Rambo pic of Obama blasting skeet from the hip...


69 posted on 01/27/2013 6:40:24 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Sooth2222

Total crap.


70 posted on 01/27/2013 6:42:14 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: Libloather
Funny how the photo-op president, the one who takes photos to endear himself to the masses, has no photos of him "skeet shooting." You would have thought that on one of these numerous occasions some of his politically astute handlers would have thought it a great idea to snap a picture of this so to show the president is not anti-gun.

Hmmmmmmmm.

71 posted on 01/27/2013 6:46:34 AM PST by NELSON111
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To: Libloather

Ha! I’ve never fired a gun in my life and even I understand that you “shoot skeet” and not “do skeet shooting.”

Now I’m going to go do some car driving...after I do some food eating...


72 posted on 01/27/2013 6:51:53 AM PST by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: M Kehoe

Morning !! I think this was satirical in nature. Like you, I can’t believe he knows the first thing about any kind of shooting sports. As a regular clay target shooter, I am offended.


73 posted on 01/27/2013 6:53:30 AM PST by vortec94
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To: Theo
“Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (R-Nev.) ...”

"What difference does it make at this point?"

74 posted on 01/27/2013 6:54:59 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Libloather

I think we need to organize a ‘Snipe Hunt’ for our Liar in Chief! :)


75 posted on 01/27/2013 6:56:14 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Libloather

If he would spend more time skeet shooting and playing golf we’d all be safer.


76 posted on 01/27/2013 6:59:25 AM PST by Baynative (I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. I can't put it down.)
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I’m sorry, but I’m going to have to see the video of Obama shooting skeet before I’ll believe that story. Show me him clearing the double on station 2 and busting low-house 8 . . .


77 posted on 01/27/2013 6:59:55 AM PST by stranger and pilgrim
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To: Theo

Democrats don’t even want him! A tad too embarrassing, maybe.


78 posted on 01/27/2013 7:01:53 AM PST by jughandle
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To: stranger and pilgrim

Maybe he uses a Predator drone instead of a Perazzi.


79 posted on 01/27/2013 7:02:59 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Wage Slave
The only thing this fairy shoots off is his mouth.

Which, I might add, seems to attract an exceptionally large number of flies!

Skeet shooting my a## - He probably hides under the bed when the secret service practices at the range!

80 posted on 01/27/2013 7:02:59 AM PST by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: Libloather
Photobucket
81 posted on 01/27/2013 7:05:19 AM PST by GnL
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To: Libloather
Yo!
Mo Fo!


82 posted on 01/27/2013 7:05:28 AM PST by djf (Conservative values help the poor. Liberal values help them STAY poor!!!)
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To: dinodino

“Pics, please.”

If there were pictures they would be out already.

We’ll have to wait until Monday afternoon because he’s heading for the range for a photo-op as we speak.


83 posted on 01/27/2013 7:05:44 AM PST by panaxanax
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To: Libloather

I think that they recognize the gun control issue as a lost cause, so they’re trying to divide and conquer - their goal is to separate the shotgun people from the assault rifle people with the hopes of incrementally removing the rights of the latter without angering the former group.

Problem for them is that most of the shotgun owners also own or sympathize with so-called assault rifle owners. And nearly all gun owners recognize the true purpose of the second amendment.

They aren’t going to go all “MauHitlerStalin” on us without a fight.


84 posted on 01/27/2013 7:07:21 AM PST by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: Libloather

He is a lying Mother -——Lover.

That fool could hit the broad side of a barn standing on the inside with number 9 shot.

Who is he trying to fool with this horse dung.

All of a sudden he is on the side of the guns used by hunters. Right after the assault weapons band he will come out against the skeet shooters. Geez who cannot see the act this fool is putting on.

This man has the Nuclear Football and I wouldn’t trust him to feed my cat.What a lying sack of crap he is.


85 posted on 01/27/2013 7:08:10 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Libloather

"Aw, skeet!"

86 posted on 01/27/2013 7:08:55 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Libloather

crapshooting -or- shooting crap


87 posted on 01/27/2013 7:11:11 AM PST by devolve ( ---- ---- ---- -CHEESEBURGER_CHEESEBURGER_CHEESEBURGER- ---- ---- ---- ---- John Belushi ---- ----)
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To: Libloather; Travis McGee
President Obama says he regularly skeet shoots at Camp David

Actually, I really DO believe him.

"Skeet" is a street term for a male emission.

So, when he's with his gay buddies, I bet he skeet shoots a lot.

88 posted on 01/27/2013 7:11:51 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Libloather

Like I said yesterday, something to look forward to EVERY day in the line of absurdity and or idiotic statements.

Observing him, his body language etc when someone yells “PULL”, BO looks/acts like the type that would ‘drop trou and pull’.

This is like the ‘Oprah’ show....
Guest says he/she an alkie...OW - I was an alkie.
Guest says she was lesbian...OW - I was a lezbo
etc...

Reminiscent of the old song “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better”.......

NO YOU CAN’T/YES I CAN......etc...


89 posted on 01/27/2013 7:12:42 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: servo1969

Is that a side by side he’s shooting, or is he holding an over-under like a home boy?


90 posted on 01/27/2013 7:15:26 AM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Libloather

Heck, da be on dare own.

Now this “skeet shootin” is BS, you just know this indo-kenyan muslim ain’t going to be around a bunch of people who are holding and shooting loaded guns. Shooting “accidents” do happen.


91 posted on 01/27/2013 7:17:22 AM PST by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: Libloather
Some one needs to tell him that the 2nd amendment isn't about hunting.

I would like to take him snipe hunting some dark night! Someone took me when I was about 8 years old, that was mean but he is a grown a$$ed man and he should know about snipe hunting!

92 posted on 01/27/2013 7:18:24 AM PST by Ditter
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To: Sooth2222

He doesn’t go to Camp David because it’s not glamorous enough and doesn’t give him enough camera time. Besides, Moochelle has said she hates it. So, once again, he’s proved to be a liar.


93 posted on 01/27/2013 7:18:36 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: Libloather

The President added that he doesn’t waste the skeets he shoots but has the Secret Service men bring them back to White House kitchen and “cooked up with a mess of grits ‘n greens”.


94 posted on 01/27/2013 7:20:31 AM PST by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
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To: Libloather

He no doubt goes goose hunting with John Kerry too.


95 posted on 01/27/2013 7:25:19 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Libloather

“[I] do skeet shooting all the time”

“Some of my best friends are black.”


96 posted on 01/27/2013 7:25:40 AM PST by FLAMING DEATH (I'm not racist - I hate Biden too!)
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To: Libloather
Photobucket Okay.... now before you start calling me a racist... This is a real quote from the Django Unchained movie...
97 posted on 01/27/2013 7:34:28 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: elcid1970

I do. I do believe this story. It is as believable as my story about working out all the time./S!

( I work w/ someone who spins tall tales mixed in w/ the real story. When she talks you try & figure out which is which.)


98 posted on 01/27/2013 7:45:30 AM PST by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Libloather

‘at’s b’cause the skeet don’t shoot back.


99 posted on 01/27/2013 7:46:07 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: treetopsandroofs
I hear skeet are tough to clean...

Mebbe great half-white hunter has bearers to take care of the grunt work...

100 posted on 01/27/2013 7:46:31 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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