Skip to comments.Gun Sales Booming: Doomsday, Obama or Zombies?
Posted on 04/05/2012 11:41:35 AM PDT by Kartographer
Buyers in record numbers are flooding into gun stores, retailers say. Ammo, too, is flying off the shelves. The reasons for the spike, last seen in 2009, include fears that a second Obama administration might restrict gun ownership and the popularity of TV shows devoted to doomsday preparation and killing zombies.
"He's never been pro-gun," says Cris Parsons of President Obama. Parsons, 31, owns a Texas gun purveyor called the Houston Armory. So far, Parsons insists, Obama has been "pretty coy" about his antipathy toward guns--and he likely will remain so during the campaign. To do otherwise would "upset a lot of people."
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That threat for which ‘zombies’ are the socially acceptable euphemism.
Everyone can “feel” that the time is short.
And people, based on their worldview, are assigning that feeling to something, anything, to make sense of it.
I really hope those in charge don’t try to “test” those who are buying guns and ammo in record quantities. It would get real ugly real fast.
I just figured out the “zombie” euphemism just recently.
It makes total sense, though.
Hoards of bipedal threats, coming to eat your “brains”.
What are 'riffles'? Nice editing.
Includes me. Purchased a handgun and have been progressively enlarging my ammo supply.
Lead and brass are truly precious metals.
‘Zombies’ aren’t limited to the Libs they are even here on FR.
All I could figure about poster #51 was that s/he lives in a city, feels rather helpless about preparing for ANYTHING, and would rather we all just go away, shut up, and not remind him/her how totally screwed s/he is when the ‘shift’ happens.
I wish I would have known how much. 380 ammo was before I bought one.
Sounds like a good reason to buy another caliber.
Carry the .380, but get a 9mm or 40sw for home/zombie defense.
Also, you can, last I knew, get a surplus mosin nagant 7.62X54 for less than $100, and 500rds for about that as well.
Good zombie gun... :)
Putin claims they have a ray gun that turns people into Zombies.
They may have already tested it here from whatI see coming out of the press.
Key principle: one is zero, two is one.
Get more than one, of the same caliber, as a backup.
In an “after” situation, you can’t go to the gunsmith or get parts online.
Zombies ?..... Nope.....SOB’s. Aka sons of obama...!
Another reason I ‘wanted’ .308, but went .223.
$10 a box for Remington .223 55 gr UCM. Not exotic, but it’ll get the job done.
That and I know every family member can handle a .223 carbine.
” Sounds like a good reason to buy another caliber. “
12ga is perhaps the best all-around survival gun, with a wide range of special purpose ammunition available for hunting or fighting...
Two real advantages to the shotgun - first, it can be used effectively with a minimum of training and range time, and, second, the “break guns” (double or single barrel) can be home repaired (often with ‘found’ materials) instead of the specialized skills and parts, without which the ‘sexy’ guns become inefficient doorstops or paperweights when they break... ;)
After a youth spent watching my Western heroes fan their six-guns and crank off 100 rounds (without reloading) from their Winchesters, I was amazed to learn that “The Gun That Won The West” was the humble shotgun...
My .002 cents... ;)