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Old 07-26-2021, 14:26   #1
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LT Amber English won gold and broke record

https://taskandpurpose.com/news/army...amber-english/

Bravo Zulu 1LT Smith!
That must have been a nerve-wrecking, hair-curdling moment towards victory with a margin that small....or just totally jedi-in-the-zone flow mode and it was "just another training day"

Having sucked in skeet (<30% hit) for many years and seen the AMU skeet training, I can appreciate the level of dedication and focus (and luck?) to accomplish what she did.

I came across several soldiers in the Army's World Class Athlete Program when I competed at Benning. Master Gene Econ here used to discuss people who operate at different level. These folks are them.
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Old 07-26-2021, 16:08   #2
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Did you mean LT Amber English?

Way to go L-T. I s'pose you had to break the Olympic record at the same time, eh?
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Old 07-26-2021, 18:32   #3
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Did you mean LT Amber English?

Way to go L-T. I s'pose you had to break the Olympic record at the same time, eh?
yes

Goodness gracious, I can't possibly be still jetlagged!

Congratulations LT English!
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Old 07-26-2021, 22:36   #4
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Well done young lady!

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Old 07-27-2021, 05:11   #5
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LT Amber English, American Hero
Congratulations

I sincerely hope she gets a chance to beat Kim Rhode's record of 6 Olympics, with 3 Gold, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze.

link: Kim Rhode's Team USA page

Because of all the 2A haters, few of our finest get any PR for their efforts in the shooting events.
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Old 07-27-2021, 08:59   #6
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LT Amber English, American Hero
Congratulations

I sincerely hope she gets a chance to beat Kim Rhode's record of 6 Olympics, with 3 Gold, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze.

link: Kim Rhode's Team USA page

Because of all the 2A haters, few of our finest get any PR for their efforts in the shooting events.
First and foremost, congratulations to LT English for serving and representing her country with such grace and skill.


The lack of coverage and adulation over women like 1LT English and Mrs Rhode isnt because of their enjoyment of shooting sports.
Look at Rachael Madcow - she is a gun enthusiast - liberals love her dxespite the hypocrisy of being an antigun gun enthusiast.
She even has an AR-15 and she LOVES shooting it....

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"This is a beautiful gun."

So maybe you wouldn't expect the woman wielding the Colt .45 pistol or the AR-15 rifle to be unabashedly left-leaning Rachel Maddow.

"Like, I'm a real liberal, even on, like, gun safety and gun control issues," said Maddow. "That said, I think that shooting is fun, and I think that shooting ranges are an excellent place to both learn about guns and to freak your friends out!"
I've been preaching this for decades now, so - lets everyone say it with me...

"It isn't about guns"

The lack of coverage is because of sveral very real reasons...
-Her hair isn't purple.
-She hasn't publicly celebrated her sexuality (whatever it may be).
-She hasn't tied her skill to her personal political beliefs (whatever they may be)
-She hasn't publicly decried the way society has oppressed her.
-She hasn't publicly demanded that the military do something about rape culture.
-She hasn't publicly praised the BLM movement.
-She hasn't spoken out against President Trump.
-She hasn't used her platform to grandstand on behalf of social justice.
-She hasn't declared her pronouns.
-She hasn't faulted her country for having a sexist and racist history.

It has nothing to do with her affinity for shooting sports. It also proves that the lefyt doesnt really give a shit about women in general - Kim Rhodes was pregnant when she won a gold medal in skeet during the 2012 Olympics.
PREGNANT.
A fucking gold medal winning Olympian - with a child in her belly.
HOW FUCKING AWESOME IS THAT.
...but these women won't get their time in the liberal sun because they aren't the right shade of woke.

It has NEVER been about the guns - its about controlling a narrative.
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Old 07-27-2021, 09:34   #7
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Congratulations LT!
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Old 07-27-2021, 09:37   #8
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Congratulations to an awesome young lady. Way to go LT Amber English
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Old 07-27-2021, 16:07   #9
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Well done young lady!
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