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  •  Seriously, they go in an arc. The point (5+ / 0-)
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    is to practice tracking and shooting a moving object.

    I saw this awhile ago at The Atlantic and had say:

    Let's see, RW challenge: Where's the target? Show us some clay!!!!

    Sure enough, Ms. Miller coughs it up.

    "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

    by Ginny in CO on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 09:52:54 AM PST

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    •  Depending on the range and (6+ / 0-)

      what the shooter asks for, clay targets can go any of several trajectories, including downrange, away from the shooter, in a flat trajectory--mimicking the way some flushed birds fly.

      So yes, of course, he could be taking that shot.  

      When atlatls are outlawed, only outlaws will have atlatls.

      by wheeldog on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 10:43:37 AM PST

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    •  He never said he was a good skeet shooter (0+ / 0-)

      He just said he went skeet shooting. So what difference does it make whether it looks like he is doing it perfectly?

      On the other hand, I hate that the White House feels it has to prove it is right to anyone who says "Prove it".

      It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. Mark Twain

      by lynneinfla on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 11:15:17 AM PST

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      •  He'd be better if he had a 30 shell magazine and (3+ / 0-)
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        an automatic shotgun.  No way those clay babies would be getting away from him with that!!

        The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell

        by accumbens on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 11:54:27 AM PST

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