"American Sniper" Author Shot and Killed in Texas

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  1. freds

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    A former Navy SEAL and the author of "American Sniper," Chris Kyle, was shot and killed along with another man Saturday at a Texas gun range, a county sheriff has told the Texas news media. The sheriff of Erath County, Tommy Bryant, said Mr. Kyle, 38, and a second man were found dead at Rough Creek Lodge’s shooting range west of Glen Rose, according to The Fort Worth Star-Telegram and The Stephenville Empire-Tribune. Glen Rose is about 50 miles southwest of Fort Worth.







    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/04/us/chris-kyle-american-sniper-author-reported-killed.html?hp
     
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    read that this morning. im not a big "conspiracy" guy but this is kinda weird
     
  3. Gomez

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    Texas, guns, ex-military
    it all makes sense to me
     
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    He was big on helping guys with PTSD. He was helping the guy who shot him in the back

    RIP, hero
     
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    Black op
     
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    This is a sad event.
     
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    I'm curious hear the details as they unfold.
     
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    Mr. Kyle was sued by the former governor of Minnesota, Jesse Ventura, over a portion of the book that claims Mr. Kyle punched Mr. Ventura in a 2006 bar fight over unpatriotic remarks. Mr. Ventura says the punch never happened and that the claim by Kyle defamed him.

    Mr. Kyle had asked that Ventura’s claims of invasion of privacy and "unjust enrichment" be dismissed, saying there was no legal basis for them. But a federal judge said the lawsuit should proceed. Both sides were told to be ready for trial by Aug. 1.
     
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    Jesse loves conspiracy theories.
     
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    hang around a Texas gun range long enough...
     
  11. Ben Dover

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    Just another guy who likely believed everyone should have guns.
     
  12. Gitfiddle

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    Was wondering when you were going to get around to injecting your political faggotry into this. I knew it wouldn't be long.
     
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    :mrpeanut:
     
  14. freds

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    "live by the sword..."
     
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    Stay classy, man.
     
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    ....and here we go with this bullshit.
     
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    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

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    Do you have any doubt that this was the entire point in creating this thread?
     
  18. Jim J Jiblets

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    Yep, Ventura wants no part of that lawsuit he initiated. Paid hit.

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  19. Lemmy

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    In hindsight "no". Do I still, for whatever naive reason, think that some people can put their asshole political bullshit aside for a second? Yes. :facepalm:

    Every time I second guess my instincts at work and think I am just jaded and see the worst in people I am almost always proven right so I rarely allow that second guess to alter my course of action. Apparently I have to start applying the same train of thought to message board posting.
     
  20. LonghornJ

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    You ignorant unpatriotic fuck... move to another continent.