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Sunday, March 8, 2009

Cooper on Surprise Break

Leadership

NEW YORK TIMES REPORTS:

WASHINGTON — President Obama declared in an interview that the United States was not winning the war in Afghanistan
Mr. Obama, be very careful about the message that you send. In this interview you discuss negotiating with the enemy. Fine, I think negotiating peace is wise. Don't begin the negotiations by telling them that we are "not winning the war."

News flash for all the Al Qaeda goons hiding in their caves.
"Hold on boy's, We're almost there. Victory against the Great Satan is near."

News flash for all US soldiers putting their lives on the line.
"You have failed."

Asked if the United States was winning in Afghanistan, a war he effectively adopted as his own last month by ordering an additional 17,000 troops sent there, Mr. Obama replied flatly, “No.”
If you are in a fistfight with a goon, do you announce out loud in the middle that you are losing? (if things are going your way or not)

Bluff, damn it.

Friday, March 6, 2009

7.62 x 39 ammo

















Check out the back-order date from my last ammo purchase.

November!!

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

April Classes

Beginning in April, UPS will be providing basic defensive handgun training for $10 per class every other Monday evening.

Email Utahps@thebluezone.net for details

March 7th event

There’s a Utah Polite Society Event at Hendricksen Range in Parleys Canyon
east of Salt Lake City (I-80 exit #134) on Saturday, March 7.

At this month’s Utah Polite Society event, we plan to have four handgun
exercises.

The first exercise is a skills drill that requires you to get off the ‘X’
and employ rapid movement while engaging a threat. This exercise consists
of four strings incorporating movement in four different directions.

The second exercise is a simulated defensive encounter that takes place as
you exit an elevator in a parking garage. Each of the targets involved in
the simulation will be designated by a number, and the RO will conduct
this as an interactive exercise by telling you what actions the different
targets are taking and which, if any, present threats.

The third exercise is another skills drill that uses four targets placed
at 4 and 6 yards and requires all shooting and gun manipulation to be
performed with only one hand as you move laterally to the targets.
Transitioning the gun from hand to hand as you reverse direction is also
required.

The fourth exercise is another simulated defensive encounter that takes
place at an ATM. Again, the targets will be numbered and the RO will call
out threats as the simulation progresses.

If there is enough interest, we will hold a three-hour defensive shooting
class concurrent with the event. This class is intended for those new to
defensive shooting and is included in the event fee.

Set up starts at 8:00 a.m.

Registration starts at 8:25 a.m.

New shooter orientation starts at 8:30 a.m.

Handgun shooting exercises start at 9:00 a.m.

Event fee is $12.00.

Please bring the gun, holster, magazine carriers and any other equipment
you use for concealed carry as well as 100 rounds of ammunition. For
range safety reasons we ask that any holsters used in our events allow
drawing your handgun without muzzle sweeping yourself or bystanders. This
typically precludes use of shoulder holsters and many cross-draw holsters.

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Utah delegation balks at Obama's push for assault-weapons ban

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah congressmen are taking issue with the Obama administration's call for a new assault-weapons ban, saying it interferes with the public's right to bear arms and won't reduce crime.

The ban expired in 2004 after being in place for 10 years. In a news conference Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder said: "As President [Barack] Obama indicated during the campaign, there are just a few gun-related changes that we would like to make, and among them would be to reinstitute the ban on the sale of assault weapons."

Holder believes the ban would help curb the flow of guns into Mexico, which is seeing increased drug-cartel-related violence.

Utah Reps. Jim Matheson, a Democrat, and Rob Bishop, a Republican, are part of a 10-member task force on gun rights in the House that almost immediately promised to stand in the way of any attempts at a new ban.

"It looks as though with this announcement we've been handed our first big fight," Matheson said.

"I hope this administration doesn't feel a need to resurrect every bad idea," Bishop said. "Bringing this useless ban back is a terrible idea, and we will vigorously oppose it with bipartisan backing."




Harold Green, among others, was invited to meet with staffers from several Utah representative's offices. I'll try to persuade him to post about it.

Get your pens ready. We need to rev up the letter writing campaign.
More to follow.



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