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White House Warns: Don't Photoshop Obama Gun Pic
breitbart.com ^ | 2/2/13 | Larry O'Connor

Posted on 02/02/2013 1:21:03 PM PST by SoFloFreeper

The White House has released a picture purporting to show President Obama "skeet shooting" at Camp David. An activity he claims he does "all the time."

The White House also warns all you mischievous internet types to not mess around with the picture:

"This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. 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."

Um.... Are you listening, Iowahawk and Ace of Spades?

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 0pansy; cokehead; freedom; guncontrol; guns; maybealittleblow; secondamendment; sihthead
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To: SoFloFreeper
The photo hardly needs photo-shopping as it is so brazenly phony as to be laughable. I'm surprised WH propagandists didn't create a photo with Obama shooting a 50 caliber “Ma Deuce” machine gun or an antique blunderbuss. I am reminded of the equally laughable photo of Michael Dukakis riding in a tank. I think the WH Ministry of Propaganda is taking advice from the North Koreans on how to appropriately praise the Dear Leader.
51 posted on 02/02/2013 2:43:28 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: Jeff Chandler

BANG!!!

“Pull!”

“Uhmm... Mr. President, you’re actually supposed to... Oh, never mind. Excellent shot, sir.”


52 posted on 02/02/2013 2:47:27 PM PST by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Another one from Facebook:

Photobucket

53 posted on 02/02/2013 2:47:59 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
They aren't promoting the photo as being the middle of winter but rather Aug. 4, 2012, his birthday at Camp David after an earlier round of golf. It would have to be later in the afternoon based upon the darkness under the trees, imo.

Release info:

President Barack Obama shoots clay targets on the range at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. 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

Flickr.com for photo


54 posted on 02/02/2013 3:09:24 PM PST by deport
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To: AnAmericanMother

I’ll bet he was using popper loads, like for dog training. They put out a great puff of smoke. If your trying to make a gun look intimidating to the low information populous, why not make a lot of smoke?

If a kid takes this picture of Obama to school, will he or she be suspended for having a picture of a gun???


55 posted on 02/02/2013 3:10:36 PM PST by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: EternalVigilance

The photo is from Aug. 4, 2012, his birthday, last year.


56 posted on 02/02/2013 3:11:24 PM PST by Girlene
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To: AnAmericanMother

Look at the two trees in the background where the barrel and the smoke cross the field of vision. Both trees just happen to crook in the same direction at those points.

I call Photoshopped.

57 posted on 02/02/2013 3:16:22 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?)
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To: mikrofon

What is wrong with these weirdos with their high waisted- belted up blue jeans? Freaky nerdy control freaks. They look so stupid trying to be cool. Get out of here losers. They are the Kings of the nerds.


58 posted on 02/02/2013 3:23:01 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: All

The FIRST AMENDMENT precludes this type of “threat”.

Once again obama demonstrates his position as constitutional law lecturer was 100% cronyism.

Just have him bring a suit.


59 posted on 02/02/2013 3:24:28 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Truth2012

Well, it beats their waistband being half way (or more) down their butts, as is common in urban areas these days.


60 posted on 02/02/2013 3:36:41 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Jeff Chandler
Yep, it looks as if they staged the photo recently. He's aiming awfully low and straight ahead for skeet.

Actually he is beyond super-expert, and is wowing the crowd by shooting the aerial skeets from more than two miles away. And hitting every single one, too. That's why he's aiming so low.

61 posted on 02/02/2013 3:39:37 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

That just cries out for resistance. What would happen if hundreds of altered pics showed up across the internet?


62 posted on 02/02/2013 3:46:57 PM PST by WVNan
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To: Jeff Chandler

I am still trying to find out why the smoke came out of the side of the barrel.


63 posted on 02/02/2013 3:52:41 PM PST by Venturer
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To: WVNan

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/search?m=all;o=time;q=quick;s=skeet


64 posted on 02/02/2013 4:20:55 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: Trteamer
You're right about the AKC poppers - they are very smoky (and they dirty up your shotgun something fierce). Also very very loud.

I mostly run HRC and they use primer loads instead of poppers - quieter, less smoke too.

Wouldn't be surprised if this was a popper load. I just don't see a typical 12 or 20 ga. skeet load putting out that much smoke.

Not to mention that the right side of the compensator has a huge jet of smoke, while the left side has none at all. Very odd -- but perhaps the wad on the popper was transiting at the time?

65 posted on 02/02/2013 4:32:35 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Venturer
It's a compensator, more specifically a "ported barrel".

There are small holes bored into the barrel near the muzzle, on both sides. The combustion gasses escape out these "ports" instead of all exiting via the muzzle. The ports are designed so that the gas escapes upwards, thus limiting muzzle climb.


A MagnaPort (other side is a mirror image)


The older "Cutts Compensator"

It is very, very odd that the visible smoke is only coming from the right hand side of the compensator.

Also odd that there is only one choke installed (on the upper barrel).

Photoshop or not, this looks weird. Just the technical end, not his horrible stance and gun handling.

66 posted on 02/02/2013 4:48:40 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: SoFloFreeper

67 posted on 02/02/2013 5:10:41 PM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: BenLurkin

Wears mom jeans and shoots like a girl...his form looks like he’s left handed but right eyed!


68 posted on 02/02/2013 5:21:10 PM PST by hope (Whom the Son sets free is free indeed!)
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To: BenLurkin

Wears mom jeans and shoots like a girl...his form looks like he’s left handed but right eyed!


69 posted on 02/02/2013 5:21:32 PM PST by hope (Whom the Son sets free is free indeed!)
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To: Brad's Gramma

LOL, I love the sissors Picture.


70 posted on 02/02/2013 5:31:06 PM PST by WVNan
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To: SoFloFreeper
White House Warns: Don't Photoshop Obama Gun Pic

I want to know...where in the Constitution does it say this.
71 posted on 02/02/2013 6:20:40 PM PST by jy8z (From the next to last exit before the end of the internet.)
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To: EternalVigilance

It was taken on August 4th.


72 posted on 02/02/2013 8:24:13 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: pa_dweller
Perhaps the smoke was photoshopped?

Ya think?? Kinda like this.


73 posted on 02/02/2013 9:04:13 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dims are stupid, Period, end of conversation.)
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To: EternalVigilance; SoFloFreeper
Full foliage. Green grass. Middle of the winter. It's a miracle!

I heard later today that the photo was taken on his birthday which is first part of August. Splains the green trees and grass.

74 posted on 02/02/2013 9:06:16 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dims are stupid, Period, end of conversation.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
You mean like this?

NOsirEE, I won't do that.

75 posted on 02/02/2013 9:23:00 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He’s standing straight and almost leaning back instead of leaning into it. He probably got coached but he definitely doesn’t look like he is comfortable holding/shooting a gun. The idolizers will think it’s proof that he actually shoots. Shooters know instinctively it proves he doesn’t.


76 posted on 02/03/2013 3:06:07 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: AnAmericanMother

Oh. I have shot skeet in years since it tends to dull rather than strengthen my ability to down dove and quail. I use a single barrel pump. Never saw a skeet choke before. Guess he only needed it on the top barrel to fire once for the photo op. Based on his aim the trap operator needs to dial in a little up elevation. Thanks for the info.


77 posted on 02/03/2013 4:17:12 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (I voted Republican, no Conservative was on the ballot.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

I haven’t seriously hunted since college, but in high school I was a pretty good dove hunter. I had a right-handed .410 that I shot left-handed. When dove came by, I could work the bolt the same way other guys used a pump. Could bag 2-3 dove at a time.


78 posted on 02/03/2013 4:23:46 AM PST by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: nutmeg

bookmark


79 posted on 02/03/2013 1:21:38 PM PST by nutmeg (FUBO!)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I never had a .410. My first shotgun was a 20 gauge pump I got when I was 10 yrs old. Gave it to my younger brother and got a 12 gauge pump when I was 14. I like a good pump shotgun and own 3 different 12 gauge shotguns.


80 posted on 02/03/2013 2:35:41 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (I voted Republican, no Conservative was on the ballot.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Stop the presses!


81 posted on 02/05/2013 5:02:35 PM PST by jimcarroll
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To: SoFloFreeper
No matter where he aims, Obama ALWAYS shoots himself in the foot.

Biden probably would do the same, so he should not ever shoot a gun as his foot is always in his mouth.

82 posted on 02/06/2013 4:16:59 AM PST by Syncro ("So?" - Andrew Breitbart The King of All Media (RIP Feb 1, 1969 ¬Ė Mar 1, 2012)
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