Skip to comments.I think the Gun Control Laws have been put in place and we don't know it.....
Posted on 02/17/2013 1:57:31 PM PST by kas7351
I went to a local gun show yesterday and was just amazed. To begin with the line was extremely long, everyone that I spoke to had the same thought on their mind and that was to spend money at the show....
What amazed me was the price of ammo, I had to pay twice as much for ammo this time then I did back in November. SO here is my thought to the title of this post.
We all have read about the billions of rounds of ammo that the gov't has been buying over the past months. What a better way to limit our ability (or control our guns) than to take away the ammo???? I think this is how they are tipping the scales to control us..... WITHOUT us realizing they are doing it....
I did get mad yesterday when I paid, I asked the clerk if they are paying more for the ammo then before. He smiled and smartly said oh yes sir we are! I have heard from dealers that the costs have gone up a cpl of percent but not 100%! Since the supply is down, the dealers are raping us.... Guess I can't complain too much as that is CAPITALISM at its best!
You should have prepared long time ago, don’t come crying about it now.
Not crying and I did but you can never have too much... Can You?
Capitalism, I don’t think so. It’s more of an artificial influence because the ammo is not being used but is being stockpiled.
I know of people burying pallet loads.
Enough to take some of theirs away from them or die trying is all you really need.
A man was standing there looking at the nearly empty shelves. One box of 50 in 40 S&W was the only pistol ammo on the shelves.
We started talking and 22 RF was mentioned. He said he had a buddy that owned one 22 rifle and did very little shooting, but his buddy had purchased 10,000 rounds of 22 RF ammo.
Small wonder 22 RF ammo is in short supply.
10K rounds is 50 200 round sessions. Sounds like a years supply to lots of folks.
Too little, too late. The American public has already scooped up enough ammo for an extended revolution.
With the way the government’s been making noises about passing gun control laws, I think gun companies should exercise a little gun control of their own and refuse to sell guns or ammunition to any government agencies. Let’s see how the government does without any guns or ammo.
Americans Wont Give Up Their Guns, Law Or Not!
A Commentary by J. D. Longstreet
Ordinarily, Id agree that THIS is no time to be arguing gun control. With the pain still intense in Connecticut , there should have been a truce declared, to allow for grieving. But the plain truth is, those who declare that a good crisis must not be wasted, jumped the gun (as they usually do) and began a nationwide PR war through the national Mainstream Media to bring as much pressure to bear as they possible could on our government for laws to ban certain guns, eventually ALL guns in the hands of US civilians.
To those on the political and those pushing gun control in the childish naivete You need to understand two things: One Americans are NOT going to give up their guns! Thats one. Number two is this: If you really want to begin a civil war in this country, continue your efforts to take those guns and you will most certainly have one, and I do not think you have any idea, any inkling, of just how ferocious and brutal such a war can be.
If you thought for one moment that American gun owners would assume the fetal position and begin sucking their thumbs please allow me to disabuse you of that monstrously mistaken assumption!
For the past four years gun owners across America have been planning for just such a move by the gun control crowd. They have been purchasing weapons in record numbers and they have created secret caches of both weapons and ammunition that you simply will not believe. Id go so far as to say some are even leaning forward, eager for the chance to protect the US Constitution.
Look. Trying to confiscate Americans guns will erupt in pitched firefights, gun battles, between American civilians and government law officers. The government will, as Charlton Heston famously stated, have to pry the weapons from their cold dead hands. Heck, the government might actually get away with a couple of such encounters before the backlash begins. But it will begin and when it does, there will be hell to pay. In the end, it will be the end of the United States as we know it.
Understand. There are some states that will move to secede rather than obey federal laws that force their citizens to disarm. Other states will arrest and incarcerate federal officers attempting to disarm that states citizens within the physical boundaries of that state.
I just dont think the gun control folks are thinking with their brains. They exude emotion PURE emotion, and a dangerous lack of common sense. What they are pushing for will bring nothing less than wreck and ruin to this country.
Do you realize that the number of armed American hunters, alone, surpasses the numbers of all the standing armies of the world combined? Deer hunters in just one state, alone, number more than the armies of Iran , France , and Germany combined! SOURCE:
http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message1889966/pg1 Do you realize that a HUGE proportion of them are veterans of the finest military on the planet?
And dont think you can just track gun hoarders down and arrest them. It took the US military TEN YEARS to find Osama Bin Laden and he was one man! Try rounding up millions. Can you see the nightmare?
A law that would try to confiscate guns in America would, like Prohibition, suddenly turn America into a nation of criminals. The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, and the Volstead Act caused multiple deaths. Effective enforcement of the alcohol ban during the Prohibition Era proved to be very difficult and led to widespread flouting of the law. The lack of a solid popular consensus for the ban resulted in the growth of vast criminal organizations, including the modern American Mafia, and various other criminal cliques. Widespread disregard of the law also generated rampant corruption among politicians and within police forces. SOURCE:
Banning so-called assault weapons (otherwise known as scary looking weapons) does next to nothing to reduce gun crime. The Justice Departments interviews also showed so-called assault weapons are not a major cause of gun violence. Only about 8 percent of the inmates used one of the models covered in the now-expired assault weapons ban
Read more at: http://www.wnd.com/2004/12/28253/#Kfd7EWciAw0jzwQi.99
Consider this: Meanwhile, a study released by the Justice Department suggesting background checks at gun shows would do little to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals.
The study noted the number of criminals who obtained guns from retail outlets was dwarfed by the number of those who picked up their arms through means other than legal purchases. The report was the result of interviews with more than 18,000 state and federal inmates conducted nationwide. It found that nearly 80 percent of those interviewed got their guns from friends or family members, or on the street through illegal purchases.
Read more at: http://www.wnd.com/2004/12/28253/#Kfd7EWciAw0jzwQi.99
As I write this in my office, behind me on my desk are five containers of ammunition from 30 caliber to 12 gauge double-ought buckshot. Leaning against the wall is one of my guns well within an arms length. Visitors to my office think nothing of it. It is a way of life. I began shooting at the age of six. I am always armed either with an edged weapon or a firearm.
Lets be clear. ASKING gun owners to give up their guns is insulting. DEMANDING that we give them up is going to get someone hurt.
I realize the words above are strong. That is intentional. I am trying to convey to gun control advocates and the Mainstream Media the seriousness of what they are doing and the indelicate manner in which the are approaching the issue. DEMANDING that an American citizen give up a constitutional right is bad enough, but demanding that he give up a constitutional right upon which his freedom and his very life may depend is the ultimate insult and is nothing less than an assault on the constitution itself. This we cannot, we will not, abide.
A note to our national legislators. Those of you supporting gun control legislation should understand it will be a career-ending move on your part. We will brook no such unpleasant nonsense from you.
Gun owners did not seek this fight. We most certainly did not initiate it. Too, we are sick, ad nauseum, of your continuous attacks on our way of life, on our constitutional as well as God given rights as American citizens, and we are sick, beyond words, of your elitist attitude.
As red-blooded Americans have done throughout our history, we will avoid a fight for as long as it is practicable to do so. But when the fight is brought to us we WILL engage with our considerable resources with one goal in mind and that is the utter defeat of our adversary, and a guarantee that the conflict will never be resuscitated, EVER, again.
Molá¹n lab ( Molon Labe) is a classical expression of defiance reportedly spoken by King Leonidas I in response to the Persian armys demand that the Spartans surrender their weapons at the Battle of Thermopylae.
I am seeing more and more e-mails and commentaries on blogs, all over the Internet theses days, close with these two words of defiance. It has quickly become the signature phrase for gun control resistance.
So what does molon labe mean? Well, it is an invitation and a challenge all rolled into one. From the original Greek molon labe means: Come and take em.
This is a struggle gun owners of America did not seek, do not want, but intend to win decisively.
J. D. Longstreet
Molá¹n lab ( Molon Labe) is a classical expression of defiance reportedly spoken by King Leonidas I in response to the Persian armys demand that the Spartans surrender their weapons at the Battle of Thermopylae. From the original Greek molon labe means: Come and take em. Mike Larsen
Deny. Defy. Do Not Comply.
Deny. Defy. Do Not Comply.
I recently upgraded the arsenal from 7.62x39 AK’s to 7.62 NATO FAL’s.
Had 3 cases of Yugo MilSurp ammo to sell, so I listed it in the local rag at a high price, just to test the waters. Gone in 24 hours, no dickering required. Probably should have held onto it for a few months/years. Doh!
That's already happened. I didn't keep track, being a casual reader, but there were two companies last week that essentially will be doing this.
The first company said they'd fulfill government/law enforcement orders LAST, their order being military-civilian-local government.
The other company said they were not going to sell to New York...PERIOD. Nothing. Orders already placed by civilians could be picked up from shipping destinations outside NY or they could get a refund, and the NY state gov and local NY municipalities could simply do without their business.
This is the right-wing version of the left's boycotts. We can play the economic game, too.
'bout time we did.
My assault weapon will never be illegal, it will just become undocumented!
As to the article, I agree 100%.
I keep a certain supply at home, and I don’t go to the range until I have purchased the replacement ammo.
Needless to say, I haven’t been to the range since early last December.
Maybe it’s time to invest in reload equipment.
Good luck finding primers.
I will tell you exactly what is happening. I went to Wally World this morning at 7:00 A.M. There were two people already at the counter waiting for ammo to be put on the shelves. Minutes later, 8 other people showed up behind me.
All of these people seemed to know each other and apparently go around to all the area Walmarts texting each other if they find out that a shipment of ammo has come in. Anyhow, I exchanged some pleasantries and smiles with everybody and just listened to them talk. Apparently, these guys have no jobs or make going to buy ammo their primary job. Once they get their quota of ammo (Wally world limits sales to 3 boxes of ammo per caliber), they combine what they have gotten throughout the week and offer their ammo for sale at gun shows or online gunsites. Some of them don’t go to Academy Sports anymore because apparently there is a group of illegal aliens (yes, I said illegal aliens) who camp out at Academy the night before and then, being the first in line, these same illegals buy up all the spam cans (usually Russian 7.62x39 or 5.56 steel cased ammo) or bulk brass cased ammo (i.e. Remington UMC - 250 round count). What they do with it, give it to the cartels or, more likely, resell it online or gunshows...who knows? Anyhow, it infuriates me how people like this are making a bad ammo situation even worse.
I am better off than most as I had more than couple of thousand rounds of ammo for each caliber I own before the panic. But, it restricts my range time, because I don’t want to fall below my current levels.
So, I thought I would just provide a personal perspective on this ammo shortage problem. I have some ammo backordered through Cabelas and will likely get it sent to me two months after placing the initial order.
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