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Short barrel shotguns for Department of Education?
Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 11 March, 2010 | David Codrea

Posted on 03/14/2010 6:32:58 AM PDT by marktwain

The Department of Education has issued a solicitation for...well, here, I'll let them tell you:

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) intends to purchase twenty-seven (27) REMINGTON BRAND MODEL 870 POLICE 12/14P MOD GRWC XS4 KXCS SF. RAMAC #24587 GAUGE: 12 BARREL: 14" - PARKERIZED CHOKE: MODIFIED SIGHTS: GHOST RING REAR WILSON COMBAT; FRONT - XS CONTOUR BEAD SIGHT STOCK: KNOXX REDUCE RECOIL ADJUSTABLE STOCK FORE-END: SPEEDFEED SPORT-SOLID - 14" LOP are designated as the only shotguns authorized for ED based on compatibility with ED existing shotgun inventory, certified armor and combat training and protocol, maintenance, and parts.

A 14" barrel is something denied to We the People. Unless our registration is approved and we pay a tax...

NFA '34 said so. And why?

The $200 making and transfer taxes on most NFA firearms were considered quite severe and adequate to carry out Congress’ purpose to discourage or eliminate transactions in these firearms.

The Miller ruling upheld it. Even though the "reasoning" was wrong.

And let's not forget the accusation of shortening barrels illegally was the catalyst for the government killing Randy Weaver's wife and son.

They really don't want us having these. But they want them for themselves. Why?

I join my colleague Seattle Gun Rights Examiner Dave Workman in asking "Why does Department of Education need 12-gauge shotguns?" Except I would insert "the hell" between "Why" and "does."

Per Workman's article:

A spokesperson for the Department of Education says the guns are for use by officers with the agency’s Office of Inspector General. They have full federal law enforcement authority, and the IG’s office investigates “waste, fraud, abuse, and other criminal activity involving Federal education funds, programs, and operations.”

And why do they have "full federal law enforcement authority"?

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; codrea; education; examiner; federal; gun; shotgun
The Department of Education should be abolished.
1 posted on 03/14/2010 6:32:58 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

I can’t wait to hear where they derive their criminal enforcement powers.


2 posted on 03/14/2010 6:35:20 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: Steamburg

They just used paddles when I was in school.


3 posted on 03/14/2010 6:38:38 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: marktwain

It’s probably just a test. To see if they should be procured for the black panthers and nation of islam..


4 posted on 03/14/2010 6:39:25 AM PDT by Hardraade
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To: marktwain
Short barrel shotguns for Department of Education?

Maybe they are looking for another way to get rid of "underperforming" teachers?

5 posted on 03/14/2010 6:40:36 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: Hardraade

How much you want to bet after a couple of years these things go “Missing”?
The Gov cant even keep track of lap top computers.


6 posted on 03/14/2010 6:42:57 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: marktwain

Too bad they don’t arm the parents, paying for the educational crap sandwich they’re serving!


7 posted on 03/14/2010 6:45:06 AM PDT by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: billhilly

Maybe they think their support for abortion isn’t working quickly enough. The school safety Czar is attributed with saying they really don’t become children for several years.


8 posted on 03/14/2010 6:47:03 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: marktwain

Packin' heat at the crosswalks...?

9 posted on 03/14/2010 6:50:51 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: marktwain
Short barrel shotguns? Here's a real short barrel shotgun.


10 posted on 03/14/2010 7:02:32 AM PDT by umgud (I couldn't understand why the ball kept getting bigger......... then it hit me.)
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To: umgud

es and the AOW fee is probably less than the $200 quoted in the article.


11 posted on 03/14/2010 7:06:45 AM PDT by OldEagle
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To: marktwain
Hmm. A month or so back I read that the IRS had ordered a large quantity of Remington 870s.
Sure makes me wonder what that bunch in Washington District of Corruption is up to.
Guess I need to get myself another one or three.
12 posted on 03/14/2010 7:19:59 AM PDT by Tupelo
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To: marktwain

I thought firearms weren’t allowed on school property.


13 posted on 03/14/2010 7:21:25 AM PDT by Waverunner ( "Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so too." Voltaire)
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To: Steamburg; marktwain

keep following the links. apparently it was derived on the republican party’s watch.

marktwain thanks so much for posting this. this story is worth following.


14 posted on 03/14/2010 7:39:22 AM PDT by Boxsford
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To: Boxsford
You are welcome. I do my best, but sometimes I have other commitments. Fortunately, some other FRends are starting to post the same type articles with regularity.

I see our political problems as stemming directly from the takeover of the MSM by Progressives starting about 80 years ago. The new media is giving us an opportunity to reverse that process, if we have enough gumption to seize the opportunity.

15 posted on 03/14/2010 8:08:09 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

I don’t see the problem. Such guns are only for “criminals and terrorists” according to our superiors. And one applies perfectly to the DOE. Not sure which, though.


16 posted on 03/14/2010 8:17:25 AM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Tupelo

Who says the Obama administration isn’t gun-friendly? All sorts of its agents are arming themselves (at our expense).


17 posted on 03/14/2010 8:18:24 AM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: marktwain
The Miller ruling upheld it.

Um, no.

18 posted on 03/14/2010 8:25:37 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: marktwain

Actually, it’s been about 109 years of Progressivism running the country since Teddy Roosevelt became president.


19 posted on 03/14/2010 8:48:56 AM PDT by mrreaganaut (Love is all we need. God is love.)
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To: marktwain; Tupelo

This future article notes the use of a 10 Gauge shotgun, why buy twice? Get with the program!

“It was then that Diana Moon Glampers, the Handicapper General, came into the studio with a double-barreled ten-gauge shotgun. She fired twice, and the Emperor and the Empress were dead before they hit the floor.”

Read it all here...Very good read! (not too long)
http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/harrison.html


20 posted on 03/14/2010 8:52:17 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: Waverunner
I thought firearms weren’t allowed on school property.

Only if you're a teacher. Everybody else is still heavily armed. At least in my inner city high school.

21 posted on 03/14/2010 10:08:22 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: umgud
AH! A Miami Vice Tubbs Special!
22 posted on 03/14/2010 10:09:02 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: mrreaganaut
You are correct, but we did have Calvin Coolidge in between. He was not a “progressive”.
23 posted on 03/14/2010 10:17:06 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain
A few weeks ago there was a bunch of these bought for the IRS.

I think obama is just "laundering" these through different government departments to arm his "national defense corpse [sic]".

Maybe not, but it should push our DEFCON number up to "2" anyway.

Remembering that these are very "close range" weapons...
24 posted on 03/14/2010 10:40:52 AM PDT by FrankR (Those of us who love AMERICA far outnumber those who love obama - your choice.)
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To: Steamburg

It’s getting more difficult to enforce truancy policies?


25 posted on 03/14/2010 10:44:40 AM PDT by Professional Engineer (Petroleum, oil, lubricants. Add liquid oxygen. What could go wrong?)
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To: marktwain

“Why does Department of Education need 12-gauge shotguns?”


More to the point, why do we even need a Department of Education?


26 posted on 03/14/2010 10:55:36 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Anything worth doing, is worth doing badly at first.)
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To: OldEagle

But it’s illegal to put a shoulder stock on an AOW.


27 posted on 03/14/2010 10:56:31 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Anything worth doing, is worth doing badly at first.)
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To: marktwain
...14" LOP are designated as the only shotguns authorized for ED based on compatibility with ED existing shotgun inventory...

How many do they already have in the "existing shotgun inventory"?

28 posted on 03/14/2010 11:30:22 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: marktwain

True. Coolidge for President!


29 posted on 03/14/2010 12:19:24 PM PDT by mrreaganaut (Long ago when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was witchcraft. Today, it's golf.)
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To: Tupelo

Could you post the link to that article? I was looking for it when I found your post in this thread. After this health bill making the IRS the gestapo for healthcare, I’m wondering what they play to do with these guns for education. It appears they play ahead; thus the guns for DOE is worrisome. Thanks


30 posted on 03/19/2010 4:39:35 PM PDT by publana (Obama, you will not intimidate me into not voicing my opinions.)
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To: Tupelo

play==plan


31 posted on 03/19/2010 4:45:29 PM PDT by publana (Obama, you will not intimidate me into not voicing my opinions.)
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