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General News and Discussion / Re: Trump got shot
Last post by OCLittleFlower - Today at 10:41:01 AM
Quote from: Stu Cool on Today at 10:38:35 AM
Quote from: OCLittleFlower on Today at 10:33:26 AMAnd, unlike soldiers, many police and the vast majority of Secret Service officers never see real action of the life or death kind. And thank God for that. But it does mean that no matter how hard they train, they don't have experience with the real thing...until suddenly they're in the thick of it.

To be fair, most soldiers never see real action like that either.

True. But it's much more common for them than for the USSS, which hasn't seen action of that kind since 1981, thankfully.

The (usual) success of the advance teams means that the front line agents are rarely put to the test.

https://x.com/JesseBWatters/status/1812651872995446894?t=JyWyzMAN9_0POOBzUCDBNA&s=19

Above is an interview with Congressman Cory Mills (a former Army sniper) on the failures on Saturday.
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General News and Discussion / Re: Trump got shot
Last post by Stu Cool - Today at 10:38:35 AM
Quote from: OCLittleFlower on Today at 10:33:26 AMAnd, unlike soldiers, many police and the vast majority of Secret Service officers never see real action of the life or death kind. And thank God for that. But it does mean that no matter how hard they train, they don't have experience with the real thing...until suddenly they're in the thick of it.

To be fair, most soldiers never see real action like that either.
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General News and Discussion / Re: Trump got shot
Last post by OCLittleFlower - Today at 10:33:26 AM
And, unlike soldiers, many police and the vast majority of Secret Service officers never see real action of the life or death kind. And thank God for that. But it does mean that no matter how hard they train, they don't have experience with the real thing...until suddenly they're in the thick of it.

There's been talk on X/Twitter that the Trump campaign has been saying that USSS hasn't given them enough manpower to keep him secure. That he's essentially been given standard former president level security, which isn't enough for an active candidate doing events like this.

Now, maybe that was intentional...Trump's son says that the people around his dad are loyal, but I do wonder if not providing enough of them was a strategy from the other side.
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Coffee and Donuts / Re: Vacation Preferences
Last post by LausTibiChriste - Today at 10:32:12 AM
Anywhere there's good golf.
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Coffee and Donuts / Re: Vacation Preferences
Last post by Melkite - Today at 09:55:14 AM
The beach, any time of year.  Feet in the sand, watching the sunrise (I'm usually at an Atlantic coast beach), soaking in the peaceful, rhythmic crashing of the waves and sitting in awe of God's creation.  Mid-Atlantic to Florida, depending on the time of year (I can't stand Florida summer heat).  North Carolina is very nice, but Ocean City, MD will always be nostalgic for me.

I haven't gone in a while, but I love fall camping.  Warmish days, but chilly evenings perfect for a campfire and cool enough to get inside a sleeping bag.  If you're near PA, I highly recommend Ricketts Glen State Park.

Never done it, but I'd love to spend the fall in the woods of Maine.
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Coffee and Donuts / Re: Vacation Preferences
Last post by Hannelore - Today at 09:43:41 AM
California was nice last summer. It was a cold summer out there, which suited me just fine.
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General News and Discussion / Re: Trump got shot
Last post by Bonaventure - Today at 09:41:48 AM
Quote from: KreKre on Today at 08:18:26 AMIt's absolutely ridiculous to think this was staged.

Other than @LausTibiChriste , those claiming that it is fake have no experience with firearms, active shooters, or being shot at.

Frankly, I think they are falling for the biggest fake, gay, false flag: that Feds are these omniscient, Jason Bourne/Jack Ryan/Jack Reacher elite badasses, that know all, see all, and never fuck up.

As I've told people on here for months, with a pretty interesting perspective, these agents aren't super special badass commando operators out of Call of Duty or some movie.

These people are working a job. Like many local police do. Many do not care about the "mission," and it is only a job, for a pension, benefits, and pay.

Some take fitness, training, range time, draw time, etc very seriously. Others don't.

I've sat in the cafeteria of a Federal building, where a newly minted agent, when I asked him what his service weapon was, literally brandished it towards me. A total moron.

These are the boogymen that some on here think scour the internet, maybe even this forum, and want to put us in FEMA camps, or are monitoring the trad chapels.

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Quote from: LausTibiChriste on July 02, 2024, 01:59:43 PMNice sunglasses man

I'm in gray button down shirt, shaved head. Not the egghead directly behind Father.
#9
General News and Discussion / Re: Russia Invades Ukraine
Last post by Greg - Today at 09:20:53 AM
Quote from: james03 on July 10, 2024, 08:31:47 AMPoland poking the bear, after the ZOG approved Prime Minister takes over:

QuoteKyiv has committed to exploring new ways of shooting down all Russian missiles and drones in Ukrainian airspace that are headed in the direction of Poland together with Warsaw, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced on Monday.

If Poland shoots down a Russian missile over Ukraine, they are going to get a Dagger missile hitting their Patriot battery.

I doubt it.  Why would Russia not simply send another missile to blow up what the first one was targeting?

Russia have a strategy of attrition.  No need to escalate.
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Coffee and Donuts / Vacation Preferences
Last post by Heinrich - Today at 09:15:13 AM
James is vacationing while I'm stuck here in an isolated, sweltering forest lush with poisonous sumac, ivy. Rolling hills of jungle with steaming clouds of condensation at daybreak. I am leaving for Colorado in a week. Dry air, sun, afternoon rain mixed with eternal brown. Mountain West is most preferable summer destination. Fall: Northeast US. Crisp air, personless coastlines, hot chowder. Winter and Spring excursions are either Arizona or deep Florida. I don't do this every year, but these are my preferences. What are yours?