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Congressman To DHS: You’re Going Through 1,000 More Rounds Per Person Than The Army
Freedom Outpost ^ | Apr. 26, 2013 | Dean Garrison

Posted on 04/26/2013 11:17:44 AM PDT by EXCH54FE

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To: mylife

Have you noticed that a lot of folks have slipped into the mode of thinking:

“I’m not gonna spend up these rounds on fun, I might need ‘em for serious business”?

101 posted on 04/26/2013 3:09:22 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

Oh yeah.

102 posted on 04/26/2013 3:13:12 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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To: ez

That price is mo better, but still high.

103 posted on 04/26/2013 3:14:18 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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To: ez

Dang!! That is certainly more like

104 posted on 04/26/2013 3:15:27 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: humblegunner

I have seen dozens of people arm up at record prices and never even go out to test the stuff.

105 posted on 04/26/2013 3:16:06 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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To: mylife

Definitely a tribute to good governance and that confidence it inspires.

106 posted on 04/26/2013 3:24:38 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters


Worth the time to click on the article link and read the whole thing.

107 posted on 04/26/2013 3:30:49 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: DannyTN

“I’m amazed they didn’t hurt anybody else. That many round fired by DHS, they could have injured more innocent bystanders than the bombers did in the first place.”

Rounds did go into people’s houses. Saw a calendar in a little girl’s bedroom with a bullet hole through it. The father was not happy.

108 posted on 04/26/2013 3:42:38 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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Think “Keystone Cops” - Apparently they need a lot of training which means look out when the lead starts flying, because they just might not be able to hit what they’re aiming at.

Therefore, there will be lots of unintended bullet strikes. Next we’ll all need safe rooms for more than tornadoes.

109 posted on 04/26/2013 3:48:02 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: elkfersupper

I know a guy that is shooting this weekend with DFW police.
They do think it is free and it chaps me that they are willing to splurge taxpayer money on acquaintances while the supply is tight.

This guy has finagled Ca cops into it too.

If there are surpluses it is no big deal to me.

110 posted on 04/26/2013 4:06:24 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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Simple. They are trying to corner the market on killing.

111 posted on 04/26/2013 4:33:48 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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As a retired police chief of a department of 150 sworn officers; I can attest that 1000 rounds/officer per year is about right. Our officers qualified quarterly with 40 cal. Glocks and 9mm MP5 (semi auto or two round operation). Each qualification spent 150-300 rounds. (We qualified with duty ammo (Ranger ammo) as it costs more to buy both practice and duty ammo.) And, of course the much reviled (on this forum) SWAT team used much more/officer.

We purchased out two years in advance as every PD in the nation used these calibers and brands.

Now, I don't know if DHS is trying to corner the market but I suspect the reason has to do with the gun grabbers in Washington causing a panic; a large of supply going to the military and of course the DHS purchases.

112 posted on 04/26/2013 5:07:47 PM PDT by barney10
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To: Jim Robinson

Well said but I also want to get Boehner, McCain and the other RINOS out of DC as well. It makes me mad as hell to see this country go down the tubes but what is worse is to see the damn republicans wimp out time after time.

113 posted on 04/26/2013 7:02:10 PM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: Jim Robinson


114 posted on 04/26/2013 9:10:26 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Jim Robinson; All
The DHS is quickly becoming Obama’s personal civilian army. This is unconstitutional and is a hellish direct threat to our liberty.
And then there is this:

Obama’s “Private Army”



This e-mail features a prominent reference to something we’ve dealt with before: A July 2, 2008, speech in Colorado Springs by then-presidential candidate Barack Obama. Obama talked there about building up "a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded" as our military force.

115 posted on 04/27/2013 3:34:50 AM PDT by Syncro ("So?")
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Between the Feds buying ammo, and us trying to, there isn’t much ammo to buy.

A younger female relative likes to hunt and wanted to take a course in skeet or trap shooting for her graduation from Junior High. She shoots a 20 gauge.

Her dad was told that she had to bring 4 boxes of 20 gauge target/small game shells for each part of the 2 day course.

He was not able to find any 20 gauge shells in the two county area where they live, and he heard that our local Walmart had some.

We went into our store and got the only 7 boxes of 20 gauge’s, which were the only shells, the store had left. Their locked ammo shelves were empty, and there was a sign that the store had to limit any ammo purchase to 3 boxes of any ammo.

Apparently, 20 gauge shells are not in demand like any other shells, and there was no limit. I can get her more on the store’s next weekly shipment. I will try to get 9 more boxes of the target small game load. Then, she can dove hunt after taking here skeet/trap shooting courses.

116 posted on 04/27/2013 9:59:35 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm afraid to go visit any American college because of all the foreign students with bombs.)
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To: Jim Robinson; Q-ManRN
***The left is in a complete uproar to legalize same sex marriage, give amnesty and voting rights to the illegal aliens and also restrict our guns.***

We are told that Same sex marriage is already a done deal... ignoring the fact that 37 [39?] states have passed state constitutional amendments - with super majorities - outlawing the practice. The opinion FOR is based on a WP / LAT poll... A POLL!!! ...and our side tells us the issue is lost.

As to amnesty and voting rights to illegals, your own Fornicalia is proposing to extend free health care to all illegals who can cross the border. Sen Marco Rubio campaigns that his immigration bill is NOT amnesty... and perhaps on paper it isn't. However, just like Prop 18 in Fornicalia some years ago, a federal judge will undo all that.

The USDA is pushing for food stamps for all illegal aliens; as I say, they will receive free health care benefits - and more. Why does the socialist oligarchy want to burden us with all this plus a $17 tril debt that is almost impossible to resolve without destroying the dollar? Jimmy Carter told us why when he was President: Because it is time for America to become a second or third rate power. The public was not ready for such a horror then, given our prosperity and the cold war. Our Holder Youth Movement has been prepared to accept Poppa Government as Supremo and no body else.

As to 'gun control': New York is already confiscating guns!!! Do you hear anything in the media about it? Is there a Constitutional outcry? And, speaking of the Constitution, can we look to the Supreme Court to defend that document? If you think so I can sell you a lucrative toll bridge?

***After the 2014 elections, they will be pushing wall-to-wall for an amendment allowing Prince Obama a third term.***

Perhaps you are right... perhaps they will not even bother for a legal status. Again about the Constitution: The Constitution died with the passage of the Affordable Care Act [Ob@ma Care}... AND, Chief Traitor of the SCOTUS, John Roberts, insured such an outcome!

As to Ob@ma & Muslims - if I were in counter-intelligence I would have to consider the possiblility that Ob@ma is an agent of either the Muslim Brotherhood or Iran - or both!!! I cannot even undertake to mention here all the betrayals of Israel that this administration has committed; one recent one was the revelation that Israel had an agreement with Azerbaijan for landing rights if they choose to bomb Iran... Completely blown out of the water by you know who.

***...him elected again in 2016, then it’s Katy bar the door. America will be doomed***

Sadly, it is hard to perceive how we can escape that doom now. As I say, the $17 tril debt has already doomed us, our children, our grandchildren, our great-great-grand nephews, etc. The continuing treasonous spending by the Congress assures us of a crash fairly soon. Adding food stamps and health care for everyone who shows up on their knees before their Commissar should nail the coffin closed for America.

When that happens it remains to be seen who will take over power: the Democrap Socialists, the Muslims or the Latinos. They will undoubtedly fight to the death for supremacy... especially if they can confiscate most of the guns.

My son is at the Article V Conference today... Remember the conference that many FReepers said was just a move to overthrow the Constitution? We can count them amongst the do-nothings until the roof falls in crowd. Big help there, fellow patriots... better to do nuttin', honey.


117 posted on 04/27/2013 11:53:06 AM PDT by Bob Ireland (The Democrat Party is a criminal enterprise)
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To: onyx; Jim Robinson; Q-ManRN
***DHS has since purchased MORE! ...DHS does not fight wars with foreign nations***

If they did, they could NOT use hollow-point ammo which contravenes the Geneva Conventions. It is obvious this hollow-point ammo is for killing Americans [not illegals or Muslims or communists]. It is inescapable. Ob@ma and Big Sis are preparing for war on the American people!

Also, one does not target practice with hollow-point ammo... one uses lighter solid point corn puffs.

118 posted on 04/27/2013 12:07:22 PM PDT by Bob Ireland (The Democrat Party is a criminal enterprise)
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To: mylife
If there are surpluses it is no big deal to me.

It will become a big deal to you when you need it, don't have it and can't get it.

Unless, of course, you are prepared to peel it off a dead "law enforcement officer".

119 posted on 04/27/2013 2:10:05 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: elkfersupper
We either belive “ our lying eyes” or what we are told to see.

I'd suggest we make no more waves about it.

Buy ammo when we can, and keep our mouths Shut.

120 posted on 04/27/2013 8:13:19 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: txrangerette

You, seem to have alot of faith, in President George W. Bush and his policies. Could you say why?

121 posted on 04/27/2013 8:27:50 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: barney10

Question mr retired police chief, did your officers practice with hollow point ammo?

HPs are for killing, not practice.

122 posted on 04/29/2013 10:26:17 AM PDT by appalachian_dweller (Live each day as if it's your last. It might be.)
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