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#1 catnipman

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Posted 15 October 2003 - 12:20 PM

Hurry out and buy today's (10/15/03) Wall Street Journal. There's a great review of the Knob Creek event on page D14 of the "Personal Journal" section that is titled "Trigger Happy: Family Fun With Machine Guns" and written by Ed Yost who attended the event and had a blast!
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#2 Ron A

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Posted 15 October 2003 - 12:29 PM

Article was good support of our hobby. It will be interesting to see the letters the WSJ gets from the liberal public. Its rare for this type of article to appear in the WSJ as they tend to be supportive of a liberal agenda.
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Posted 15 October 2003 - 02:34 PM

Here is the link to the article online. Take a look at the reader comments, I think you'll find most of them are on our side.


http://www.opinionjo...a/?id=110004165

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Posted 15 October 2003 - 04:49 PM

The Journal is fairly conservative. It is the New York Times that would never give up ad space for a positive story on MG plinking.
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Posted 15 October 2003 - 05:02 PM

I have to agree with Arthur on this. The WSJ has a strong libertarian current running through it. smile.gif cool.gif It is the New York Times which could be more accurately characterized as a liberal (read:freedom-hating) forum. mad.gif sad.gif All the same, it is refreshing to see some honesty at a major media outlet! biggrin.gif rolleyes.gif Regards, Walter
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Posted 15 October 2003 - 07:11 PM

I have to agree. One of the best positive articles about firearms I've seen since a newspaper wrote the article about me buying my M1 from the local PD. Maybe we can get this guy to the Thompson Collectors show sometime.
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Posted 16 October 2003 - 10:47 AM

Earle, thanks for finding and posting the link. Even better than reading the comments there, post one folks! That forum probably gets more attention than this one smile.gif
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