What I meant by rather it would have been "W" is if Chaney shot Bush just to get to be the President for a while. I can hear the jokes from the Leno show. Of course I am not serious at all. I don't wish any harm to no one except Michael Taylor. He is the guy on death row here in Missouri for killing 15 year old Ann Harrison 17 years ago. He claims that the Leathal Injection is cruel and unusual punishment. I don't want to talk about it any more....it just gets me boiling mad.
From what I understand the guy shot was an old friend who stepped into his line of fire on a covey rise. Just an unfortunate accident. but no one was killed. I'm sure the liberal left will have a feeding frenzy with this one. A guy I know got shot in the face by his turkey hunting buddy. Took 6 magnum #6 out of his cheek. Hence his e-mail address is six shot but he wasn't harmed much, just took the shot out and you can't even tell he was hit.
I find it hard to understand how a guy can get shot turkey hunting,but Mo. has accidents every year. I thought it was a short range game and if you can't tell a man from a turkey at 35 yds stay out of the woods !
Saw a thread that said that all members of the hunting party were wearing an orange vest and that the guy that got hit had rejoined the party from behind after retrieving a downed bird. Sounds to me like Cheney should have been more alert to the location of his hunting party.
Don't know what rich lawyer friend has to do with it, but...
"Armstrong said she was watching from a car while Cheney, Whittington and another hunter got out of the vehicle to shoot at a covey of quail.
Whittington shot a bird and went to retrieve it in the tall grass, while Cheney and the third hunter walked to another spot and discovered a second covey.
Whittington "came up from behind the vice president and the other hunter and didn't signal them or indicate to them or announce himself," Armstrong said.
"The vice president didn't see him," she continued. "The covey flushed and the vice president picked out a bird and was following it and shot. And by God, Harry was in the line of fire and got peppered pretty good."- "
From that account, it sounds to me like they should have waited for Wittington to rejoin them in the first place, but if not, it is still your responsibility to know your safe shooting zones at all times. If you aren't sure you shouldn't shoot. The safest place for Wittington to rejoin the hunting party that left him, should have been from the rear
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