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Posted on 08/18/2012 8:48:02 PM PDT by null and void
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A desperate tyrant’s cynical answer to the 2nd amendment?
Is it perhaps time that hillbillies and rednecks get their own wicked ammo?
Is someone planning “Seven Days in May” for real???
I question the need for any government bureaucracy that is not the NSA, FBI, or CIA needing guns to do their job. This is not an anti-gun comment, but there should be minimal separation between the government and people.
If a bureaucrat thinks he’s in a danger that is more than he can handle, he should be working with the sheriff’s department.
We have watched them attack and kill the ‘who’ since the late 1980s, the people in flyover country.
Maybe the administration really does fear a popular armed uprising upon its rotten pot of alphabet soup. Why else a stash of that size? Social Security for heavens sake. Arm Grannies!
From a friend of mine who is retired federal Law Enforcement:
The Honorable (Insert Senator’s/Congressperson’s name here)
I am writing to ask that your office officially look into the massive quantity of small arms ammunition various agencies in the federal government are buying with a 60 day delivery date. These agencies range from Department of Homeland Security to National Weather Service to Social Security Administration. (Why would the Social Security Administration require ANY ammunition, especially 174,000 .357 SIG and 174,000 .40 cal S&W)? .357 SIG is not a standard round for any agency. It is a bottle-necked cartridge (.40 cal casing necked down to a .357 bulletcapable of penetrating most body armor). Add to this very interesting order the various agencies NOW buying the below:
Over one million rounds of hollow-point .223 rifle ammo
Over half a million rounds of non-hollow-point .223 rifle ammo
220,000 rounds of 12 gauge shotgun #7 ammo (target ammo)
Over 200,000 rounds of 12 gauge shotgun #00 buckshot ammo (tactical anti-personnel ammo)
66,000 rounds of 12 gauge shotgun slugs (tactical anti-personnel, anti-vehicle rounds)
Over two million rounds of hollow-point .357 Sig JPH (hollow-point) pistol ammo (anti-personnel)
Over four million rounds of .40 S&W JPH (hollow-point) pistol ammo (anti-personnel)
Over 60,000 rounds of .308 match grade anti-personnel sniper rounds (BTHP)
Plus, hundreds of thousands of additional rounds of .38 special, .45 auto, 9mm, 7.62x39 (AK rifle) ammo, and others.
This is on top of the massive 450 million .40 S&W hollow point rounds the DHS has already requisitioned. (All above can be verifed on government websites regarding contract solicitations).
We need answers to what this is all about, and why now?
What do they know or expect, and when did they decide to act?
Who exactly requires this amount of ammo for civilian agencies (and dont let them tell you its for training...not hollow points).
Keep in mind that the above stockage would provide every single member of the US armed forces with over 400 rounds per person.
Who is REALLY going to use all this? And against who?
Please keep me advised. I am sending a copy of this to selected individuals in other states so that they can make similar inquiries with their respective senators and representatives.
Time is of the essence. I fear this has something to do with anticipated election results or some other event we have not been made aware of.
(Insert your name and address)
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
I doubt “they” lack the guns for this, and common sense has to tell you these are not just useless bare bullets with no cartridge.
This looks like a preparation for a siege by zombies!
I think folks are getting a little carried away with this. (not that I trust our government!) Every government organization also has an OIG (office of investigations thing) even NOAA and NASA. The people who work in these divisions are law enforcement people and they investigate crimes such as fraud and corruption. They are also armed, and they have frequent training with their firearms. It’s just one more example of how every government program increases the need for yet another government program. If we didn’t have HHS, HUD, etc. we wouldn’t need people to police them.
Why train with this particular sort of ammo however. To prove they can gut a whole target with one shot?
What’s in that pipe you’re smoking?
“Maybe the administration really does fear a popular armed uprising upon its rotten pot of alphabet soup.”
It does. The example of the Warsaw Pact’s serial collapse in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s has to scare the hell out of every centralized, topheavy, welfare state government. And those people were NOT armed. Yes, they have cause to fear. It is not just this administration either, but the whole Washington system.
Yes, I’m sure “they” are just lying in wait! (Snort) Oh, btw, the zombie siege is more likely than marching an army of SSA employees on the populace. This is as valid as the Elenin garbage.
It’s pretty embarrassing for a retired General to be this astoundingly ignorant.
I don’t even have time to deal with ALL the stupidities in these articles over and over again, but some highlights:
1) Hollow point ammo is routinely used by law enforcement in the US, because it’s less likely to pass through a target, or richochet. Why are so-called conservatives falling all over themselves to be as willfully ignorant about aspects of guns as the Left is?
In these stories the magical evil of “HOLLOW POINT BULLETS!!!” matches the “ASSAULT RIFLE!!!” nonsense from blithering left-wing idiots.
2) The ammo is going to the SSA Office of Inspector General. They have a small force of armed agents that investigate social security fraud. In many cases this involves going into pretty sketchy neighborhoods and dealing with fairly dangerous people.
3) Like most LE agencies their ammo purchases aren’t based on a calculation of how many people they are going to shoot. It’s ammo to be carried, and also for target practice. Apparently it would be cheaper to not use the hollow point for practice, and local LE agencies often do that, so there might be some small-scale government waste going on here.
4) The NOAA purchase is going to National Marine Fisheries Agents, who have been armed for many years.
How many rounds does an average person shoot off on a gun range, practicing?
Im not sure if the amount of ammo is overwrought, when you consider how many people will be using it.
Must be quite a gaggle of shadies these granny pensionmeisters expect to encounter.
Apparently, nothing NEARLY as good as the stuff you conspiracy theory tinfoil hatters like to toke. Pass that stuff around, I want to believe that I’m important enough for the government to be out to get, too.
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