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  • Did Abraham Lincoln sleep here?

    02/11/2018 11:40:26 AM PST · by bgill · 34 replies
    cbs ^ | Feb. 11, 2018 | cbs
    Visitors to a small log cabin in Kentucky are right to ask: Is it true that Abraham Lincoln slept here? On the eve of Lincoln's 209th birthday tomorrow, Brook Silva-Braga has the answer... "What we're trying to do is authenticate when this cabin was made by using the tree rings in the logs," he replied. Some say our 16th president, born in these hills in 1809, spent some of his childhood in this cabin at Knob Creek. But did he?... So no, Abraham Lincoln did not sleep here in the Knob Creek cabin Ö or in the "symbolic cabin" at...
  • Why Should You Own A Gun? [Lib whiner]

    10/11/2010 6:25:01 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 136 replies
    deathandtaxesmag ^ | 11 Oct 2010 | Colleen Shuffledbean
    The Machine Gun Shoot Competition happened at the Knob Creek Gun Range in Kentucky this weekend in which hundreds of machine gun dealers, owners and enthusiasts showed up to fire four rounds at random appliances and vehicles. The Knob Creek Gun Range websites describes this event with similar giddiness and rhetoric of a 13-year-old at a ďReturn of the KingĒ premiere, stating: ď..The charges are set off by the impact of the bullets. Creating large and small mushroom clouds and fire balls from hell!Ē Itís true. Astute men, women and judging from the FAQ sheet on their website inquiring what...
  • Trigger happy (Knob Creek hit piece)

    06/11/2004 7:36:54 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 19 replies · 193+ views
    Scotsman ^ | 6-3-04 | ALEX MASSIE
    Trigger happy ALEX MASSIE THE Israelis donít bother with the safety catch. They use duct tape to keep it turned off. But itís a good idea for you to use it." I nod in agreement as Bob Hurley carefully explains how to handle an Uzi 9mm automatic submachine gun without killing myself. Or him, for that matter. I donít know if youíve ever fired an Uzi, but itís the gun made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator. The Terminator didnít bother with the safety catch either, but there are moments for emulating Hollywood stars - smoking like Humphrey Bogart,...
  • Trigger Happy

    10/15/2003 1:02:20 AM PDT · by archy · 59 replies · 513+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Wednesday, October 15, 2003 | MARK YOST
    <p>WEST POINT, Ky.--A casualty list from the Knob Creek Gun Range, which hosted one of the country's largest machine-gun shoots this past weekend, would look something like this: Two dozen old appliances. A dozen junked cars. Tens of thousands of rounds of spent ammunition. Zero people.</p>