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Jay Carney has never seen a photo of Obama skeet-shooting
The Washington Examiner ^ | 1-28-2013 | Joel Gerhke

Posted on 01/28/2013 12:33:15 PM PST by smoothsailing

January 28, 2013

Jay Carney has never seen a photo of Obama skeet-shooting

Joel Gerhke

President Obama said that he “goes skeet-shooting all the time,” a comment that apparently has the White House press corps a little suspicious.

A reporter today asked White House Press Secretary Jay Carney how often Obama goes shooting and why hasn’t the press corps heard about this before? Carney simply referred her to Obama’s statement.

Is there a photo of the president shooting? “There may be, but I haven’t seen it,” Carney replied. He didn’t mention if he had personally seen Obama go shooting.


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: guncontrol; secondamendment; serialliar; skeet
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To: smoothsailing

It’s Good to be the Presidential Pimp!


51 posted on 01/28/2013 4:37:44 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Rogerf
hand him a beat up 870 Remington and a box of shells

I would guess they shoot P-guns and K-guns at his range.

52 posted on 01/29/2013 5:36:59 AM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: smoothsailing

Politics
See Pics and Video of the Skeet Shooting Area at Camp David (That Obama Says He Uses ‘All the Time’)
Jan. 28, 2013 11:06am Liz Klimas

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/01/28/an-interesting-look-at-the-skeet-shooting-area-at-camp-david-that-obama-says-he-uses-all-the-time/


53 posted on 01/29/2013 7:01:20 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: SkyDancer

In other news, the “skeets” are reporting they have never seen Obama with a gun pointed at them.


54 posted on 01/29/2013 7:06:18 AM PST by dforest
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To: KeyLargo

Great story from your link! :)

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I came across a website with a message board that described an incident at the Camp David skeet range during the Reagan era:

“Reminds me of the story my buddy told me that happened while he was a Marine stationed at Camp David during the Reagan years. One day VP Bush and his sons showed up and wanted to go out to the range to shoot. My buddy was charged with assembling the presidential shotguns and ammo and they proceeded to shoot. Well, one of the sons (I can’t remember which one but IT WAS NOT our latest President), placed a different gauge shot shell into the 12 gauge and squeezed off. According to Mike, he could have been killed but apparently got dusted up a bit. Well, the CO wanted to throw the book at Mike for somehow getting different shells mixed with the guns but Old man Bush stepped in and said to forget the whole matter.”

Anonymous December 29, 2012 at 7:22 PM

The story of “the shotgun incident” with V.P. Bush and sons is absolutely true. I was a Marine guard at Camp David at that time. I was coming on duty at the same time the SOG came into the guardhouse with the shotgun and told us what had just happened. I actually held the shotgun in question, it was a 12 gauge custom made European skeet gun. One of the “Bush Boys” had put a 20 gauge shell in by mistake, it peeled the barrel from the chamber about 5 to 6 inches up the barrel. We all had a good laugh about that. I believe it was Jeb but I don’t remember for sure. Jeb and George W. were the ones at the range that day,but no one was hurt just shaken up. As far as the Marines at the range, it wasn’t the ones mentioned in the message board. John Anna was a “boot” and Mike “Miller Lite” was a L/Cpl at the time. Unless they policed the range afterwards. The SOG was the Rangemaster at the Skeet range that day. This is one of the stories I tell friends about my Camp David days.

http://aboutcampdavid.blogspot.ca/2010/08/skeet-range.html


55 posted on 01/29/2013 9:30:34 AM PST by smoothsailing
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