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Obama Claims to Aim at Skeet, but Some Wonder if Hes a Straight Shooter [SKEET PHOTO!]
NY TIMES ^ | 2/2/2013 | PETER BAKER

Posted on 02/02/2013 8:17:00 AM PST by varyouga

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To: varyouga
Hmmmmm Apparently this guy, Broncho Bamma is one hell of a shot. From the story, “squinting down the barrel of a rifle, moments after pulling the trigger. Gun smoke shoots out of the front of the rifle.”

Hunting skeets with a shotgun is pretty hard, but hunting them with a rifle? Holy Gladiola!!! This guy is good. Sarc/snark

51 posted on 02/02/2013 9:00:17 AM PST by Tupelo (Hunkered down & loading up)
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To: varyouga

What is he shooting skeet with black powder? That is a awful lot of smoke for a light target load. Plus if you zoom in on the pic why are only the right hand ports blowing smoke and not the left hand ports? Absolutely faked, heck he even seems to have his weight shifted back. This stance would be bad news if he was shooting anything over a 410.


52 posted on 02/02/2013 9:00:37 AM PST by walkingdead (It's easy, you just don't lead 'em as much....)
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To: varyouga

What is he shooting skeet with black powder? That is a awful lot of smoke for a light target load. Plus if you zoom in on the pic why are only the right hand ports blowing smoke and not the left hand ports? Absolutely faked, heck he even seems to have his weight shifted back. This stance would be bad news if he was shooting anything over a 410.


53 posted on 02/02/2013 9:00:37 AM PST by walkingdead (It's easy, you just don't lead 'em as much....)
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To: gwgn02
Someone can grab the metadata from the photo and pull a date when this was taken?

Couldn't find any in photoshop. At least not in this version of the picture. I suspect that the data was scrubbed to avoid being seen. It's hard to fake a picture from August, 2012 when the data says, for example, January, 2013. :)

54 posted on 02/02/2013 9:03:35 AM PST by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: gwgn02

Also, there has to be video to go along with this right?


55 posted on 02/02/2013 9:03:35 AM PST by gwgn02
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To: varyouga

Can anyone tell if the image of Obama is photoshopped on to the background?


56 posted on 02/02/2013 9:03:35 AM PST by MCF
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To: navysealdad; xzins

Correct stance and aim

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Photo op stance of someone who has never shot a single clay pigeon.

57 posted on 02/02/2013 9:03:47 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: varyouga
He's lying.

1) Looks like he has never fired a shotgun before; he's clearly uncomfortable.

2)Target is very low ...

58 posted on 02/02/2013 9:03:54 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: rabidralph
I don’t shoot skeet but I always thought it was those clays flying high in the air

Well, he's shooting at the clay target before it leaves the trap. It increases his chances of actually hitting something.

59 posted on 02/02/2013 9:04:31 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum (Thanks)
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To: gwgn02

It only shows a modify date, which is today (Feb. 2, 2013).


60 posted on 02/02/2013 9:04:49 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: varyouga

First, the question of how low he holds the rifle. It could be that he’s waiting for the skeet to fall near the ground, which is a more challenging shot. Frankly, I doubt if he’s that good. Or it could be that he’s doing target practice, but released this shot to cover his earlier gaffe.

How do we know this was taken last summer? Is anyone familiar with the area around Camp David? Would it be likely to be that green at this time of year? I shouldn’t think so. So either it’s photoshopped, which I don’t see any signs of, or it was taken before winter came in.

Second, he’s holding it much too high on his shoulder. If it was a real bullet he was firing, it would probably damage his shoulder, and really hurt. But if it was a vented blank cartridge, it might not have much recoil.

Finally, why would they take this photo in the first place? I suppose it could have beend taken any time, like that crazy photo of Johnkerry pretending to be a hunter. But on the whole, it would probably turn off as many of his crazy lib supporters as it would appeal to NRAers. Who knows? Maybe they took it and were saving it in case they needed it for some strange reason, like Kerry tried to do.


61 posted on 02/02/2013 9:05:13 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: navysealdad

In addition to looking like he’s shooting black powder skeet, the picture just plain looks fake. The gun looks to be a bit larger than it ought to be for proper proportion, and it appears to me that in addition to the stock being high on his shoulder, his left thumb is in front of his eye. I laid a straight edge along the guns rib and it intersected 0’s head above his eyebrow.
Not bad for government work though I guess


62 posted on 02/02/2013 9:05:18 AM PST by skimbell
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To: yldstrk

You know, I can honestly say that I have never seen one single person of color on the skeet or trap range.

They don’t swim well either for some reason.


63 posted on 02/02/2013 9:06:34 AM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: Tupelo
"Hunting skeets with a shotgun is pretty hard, but hunting them with a rifle? Holy Gladiola!!! This guy is good."

Heck, Ellie May Clampett shot skeet with her slingshot!

64 posted on 02/02/2013 9:07:18 AM PST by BlueLancer ("Oh, man, that's a lot of Indians!" [LTC George A. Custer, 1876, near the Little Bighorn Valley])
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To: Sequoyah101

You don’t need to swim when you can walk on water.


65 posted on 02/02/2013 9:07:50 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: varyouga

Heck It doesnt even look like he has the trigger pulled! Plus look at his cheek against the stock. If the gun was mid recoil it shoulve been pushing his cheek back.


66 posted on 02/02/2013 9:08:04 AM PST by walkingdead (It's easy, you just don't lead 'em as much....)
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To: varyouga

How expensive is the shotgun he’s holding?


67 posted on 02/02/2013 9:08:38 AM PST by Rebelbase ( .223, .224, whatever it takes....)
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To: Bull Man

Odd, that Obama is a tall man at 6’1”, looking so clumsy with a long gun.


68 posted on 02/02/2013 9:09:19 AM PST by Stalwart
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To: P.O.E.

Maybe he is a beginner and they have them set up like t-ball for the kids.


69 posted on 02/02/2013 9:10:17 AM PST by D Rider
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To: walkingdead

I noticed that. Why are the holes on the left side of the barrel smokeless?


70 posted on 02/02/2013 9:10:44 AM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: P-Marlowe
At least he's not doing the “chicken wing” thing. The other guy's a pro with a shotgun custom fitted. Bam’s definitely not a pro but it doesn't look terrible. I don't know what I would look like shooting skeet since I haven't for about 20 years. And to all ya’ll that are faulting ‘bam for having the gun touch his cheek...check out the pro. It's called “cheeking the gun” and that's the proper way to wing shoot.
71 posted on 02/02/2013 9:12:00 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: US_MilitaryRules

Another Photoshop Oop’s! We forgot the other holes! Dang.


72 posted on 02/02/2013 9:12:28 AM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: gwgn02
2013-02-01T17:11:38-05:002012-08-04T19:19:21-04:00
73 posted on 02/02/2013 9:13:54 AM PST by turbocat
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To: D Rider

I was thinking the same thing.

When I was a really little kid, we had a plastic toy that you stomped on a pump and it blew a plastic ball up in the air and you were supposed to swing at it. We have some funny home movies of us kids trying (and flailing).


74 posted on 02/02/2013 9:16:16 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: saleman

Of course the gun should be touching his cheek, we all know that. But shouldnt the cheek be moving aft due to recoil? Answer of course it should. By the way been shooting my entire life.


75 posted on 02/02/2013 9:16:50 AM PST by walkingdead (It's easy, you just don't lead 'em as much....)
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To: turbocat

2013-02-01T17:11:38-05:00
2012-08-04T19:19:21-04:00

sorry that did not come out right - this is the metadata
photo taken on Aug 4, 2012, altered Feb 1, 2013. Could just be cropping or contract, but who knows.


76 posted on 02/02/2013 9:18:39 AM PST by turbocat
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To: varyouga
"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."

Rest assured, we will never, ever suggest approval or endorsement of the _resident.

77 posted on 02/02/2013 9:20:07 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: varyouga

Obama is obviously shooting at the trap throwing machine. Since he never did it before and no one has to balls to tell him. Obama figured why waste time waiting for the traps I’ll just go for the nest.


78 posted on 02/02/2013 9:25:05 AM PST by shoff (Vote Democratic it beats thinking!)
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To: walkingdead

“Of course the gun should be touching his cheek, we all know that.”

Apparently, we don’t all know that. Check out the many replies where folks say something like the recoil would bust up his cheek. All I’m saying is, to me, it looks like someone, in this case the Bam’ster, shooting a shotgun.


79 posted on 02/02/2013 9:26:02 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: Fresh Wind

Looks a lot like my Mossberg Silver Eagle O/U.


80 posted on 02/02/2013 9:26:07 AM PST by bicyclerepair (toodamtall1@yahoo.com)
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To: goodnesswins

Missed it on the way up?


81 posted on 02/02/2013 9:27:04 AM PST by jughandle
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To: P-Marlowe

LOL! I like the six fingers.


82 posted on 02/02/2013 9:28:06 AM PST by billys kid ("Bury me on my head for one day this world will be upside down." (Diogenes))
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To: navysealdad

Truly digital!

I like the extra fingers.

In the” original” he seems to be resting the gun on his

missing thumb, is that the normal position?


83 posted on 02/02/2013 9:30:36 AM PST by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail .But We Did.)
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To: varyouga

Maybe he is shooting grumpy cat!

http://confoundedinterest.wordpress.com/2013/02/02/changing-commercial-real-estate-landscape-8-major-retailers-closing-stores/


84 posted on 02/02/2013 9:31:35 AM PST by whitedog57
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To: saleman

With a good spot weld and proper wing shooting your cheek will necessarily be on the stoc or you will shoot high. And it will bust up your cheek after a good shooting day in the field. Heck I’ve had good dove weekends that have produce bruised cheeks. That is what is so telling about the cheek part of the photo.... No movement.

This is of course above and beyond the smoke and vents. To me it looks like he was holding the gun but was not firing it. The geniuses in DC used the smoke to get the firing part to “look” real


85 posted on 02/02/2013 9:32:26 AM PST by walkingdead (It's easy, you just don't lead 'em as much....)
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To: walkingdead

I used to shoot doves on a familys farm. The were big quail hunters and shot skeet regularly. Dad and two sons used to go to Mexico every year to shoot whitewings. 4 guns apiece, a loader and a boy to fetch the birds. When they got back their whole right side looked like someone beat them with a baseball bat.

Makes me want to take off and go right now!


86 posted on 02/02/2013 9:39:50 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: P-Marlowe
Does it not appear that he has five fingers on the barrell.
87 posted on 02/02/2013 9:40:49 AM PST by Tees Mom (Nuclear girl)
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To: saleman

Yea I heard down south was incredible but I never realized you even got guys to go pick up birds for you.... Sign me up!


88 posted on 02/02/2013 9:44:09 AM PST by walkingdead (It's easy, you just don't lead 'em as much....)
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To: Tees Mom

On the stock? Looks like 5, but its just the bottom of the stock sticking out.


89 posted on 02/02/2013 9:49:52 AM PST by gwgn02
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To: gwgn02

I found video....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbJSrmuPa48&feature=youtu.be


90 posted on 02/02/2013 9:56:06 AM PST by Rational Thought
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To: varyouga

Is President Post Turtle a lefty?


91 posted on 02/02/2013 9:56:56 AM PST by winodog (Thank you Jesus for the calm in my life)
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To: varyouga

I guess he shoots as well as he golfs.


92 posted on 02/02/2013 9:59:10 AM PST by quietly desperate (nm)
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To: varyouga

1. No visible rearward movement of the gun (note ports near muzzle aren’t smeared).

2. No visible effect of recoil (his cheek and shoulder aren’t displaced.

3. Unusual smoke cloud for smokeless powder. Here’s a video of a skeet competition. You can’t even SEE any smoke (start after 1:30 or so). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgZqhAB2omE

4. It’s HARD to capture the moment at the perfect time when smoke is visible.

5. The vertical port smoke comes from behind the gun, with no smoke coming from the visible perforations on the left side.

6. The original of the vertical spoke plume appears about an inch wide, while the ports appear to extend about two inches along the barrel.

7. The port plume appears to originate from a single aperture source, not an elongated array of perforations.

8. Not carrying ammo like any skeet shooter.

Much of this is speculation, but would be easy to confirm by demonstration, trying to replicate the photo.


93 posted on 02/02/2013 9:59:59 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Universal Background Check -> Registration -> Confiscation -> Tyranny -> Genocide)
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To: varyouga
Maybe it isn't anything, but the picture's properties say it was created today, not Aug 2012.

5.56mm

94 posted on 02/02/2013 10:03:30 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: bamagirl1944

A true skeet range has a hi house and a lo house. You alternate shooting the lo and hi house and then you shoot doubles, lo/hi and progress around the different stations winding up in between the two houses where you shoot a single from each house that fly right at you.

Also you will notice a protrusion sticking out of the top barrell that is missing on the bottom. This is a thumb choke and would be of the skeet bore if he was shooting skeet. Normally, there should be a matching protrusion on the bottom barrell with the same bore, skeet choke bore.

So, more than likely the liar in chief is not truely shooting Skeet with alternating LO/HI house doubles but shooting girly man singles for a photo op or just shooting at a “pattern” paper or the ground.

Someone probably adjusted the date on the camera to June of last year, screwed in one skeet choke and a powder load, showed the loser where the trigger was and handed him a pair of Raybans and ear muffs for his Dumbos ears.

Whatever they did you can bet is was a frickin’ lie because all this SOB does is spend money and lie....


95 posted on 02/02/2013 10:13:35 AM PST by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: Venturer

I appreciate the reply. As a photographer, I’ve shot dozens of images of people taking part in activities in order to capture the perfect image that representst that activity. If I were shooting a picture of someone shooting skeet, I would be sure to publish the image that best represents the sport, and it would not be the odd horizontal rifle shot.


96 posted on 02/02/2013 10:19:59 AM PST by rabidralph (http://www.cafepress.com/westernwis)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

LOL!


97 posted on 02/02/2013 10:20:44 AM PST by rabidralph (http://www.cafepress.com/westernwis)
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To: Tees Mom; billys kid; xzins
Does it not appear that he has five fingers on the barrell.

Actually it appears that there are six fingers on the barrell and probably two thumbs on the other side.

This proves that Obama is not only an illegal alien, but a space alien to boot.

98 posted on 02/02/2013 10:25:09 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: M Kehoe; mickie
This is so much more fun and picturesque than when we picked apart his forged birth certificate.

Leni

99 posted on 02/02/2013 10:37:41 AM PST by MinuteGal (Send a penny NOW to CNN, 1 Time-Warner Center, NY,NY 10019 for "PENNIES FOR LEAVING!" (Piers Morgan))
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To: varyouga

ELMER DUDD.


100 posted on 02/02/2013 10:40:04 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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