Skip to comments.Is DHS Ammo For Obama's "National Security Force"?
Posted on 02/12/2013 5:18:39 PM PST by raptor22
Gun Control: Our future president in 2008 called for "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded" as the military. Should the "bitter-clingers" be worried?
As Andrew Malcolm has noted on these pages, the Department of Homeland Security has been buying lots of ammo, enough by one calculation to fight the equivalent of a 24-year Iraqi War. Some have speculated about a link between the stockpiling between candidate Obama's off-prompter campaign remarks about a national security force and the stockpiling by DHS of more than 1.6 billion (with a 'b') bullets.
DHS has been buying more than bullets. As we noted in a recent editorial, DHS is seeking to acquire 7,000 5.56x45mm NATO "personal defense weapons" (PDW) also known as "assault weapons" when owned by civilians. The request, issued on June 7, 2012, calls these AR-15 variants "select-fire" weapons, meaning they can be both semi-automatic and automatic.
Additionally, DHS is asking for 30 round magazines that "have a capacity to hold thirty (30) 5.56x45mm NATO rounds."
To what purpose is a civilian agency arming itself to the teeth at the same time the administration has been making war on the Second Amendment and pushing for stricter gun control measures such as universal background checks, while others, such as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, hint at outright confiscation?
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no for the lapd for remedial gun training
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While we should be aware of what the DHS is doing, one explanation I’ve read that makes a lot of sense is that somebody is simply making a ton of cash from buying all these bullets.
By buying the bullets straight from the manufacturer, they are getting a huge discout. Then they are turning around and re-selling them to the government agencies at a huge markup.
I don’t know who that person is, but that may be what they are doing.
Just bc you have the latest toys doesn’t mean you win. Without the mindset and training you’ll get you rear-end handed to you and toys taken.
i would suggest ammo manufacturers follow suit of gun makers and gun sellers and refuse to sell to every level of law enforcement ad the military, until the assault on the 2nd amendment is stopped dead.
I wonder how many times 0bama will refer to union-related jobs tonight such as 'roads, bridges, highways, high-speed rail, education, teachers, police, fire, etc'?????? More times than he says the word "I"???? We shall see.
It would be a dream if they all wore blue helmets.
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
Don’t forget the NYPD a few months ago.
Anyone know where all these munitions are stored?
I don't think the average liberal has what it takes to stay in a fight. They'll be happy with marching, flashy uniforms and catchy slogans. When it gets up close and personal with a pissed off patriot they'll wilt.
I’m surprised IBD would fall for this. If you do the math it works out to be about two boxes of shells a month for everybody in the DHS who is issued a gun.
Or perhaps causing a massive shortage of ammo so civilians can’t get it. Some of these gov’t orders are multi-year orders.
I’ll take civilian national security force for $500 Alex.
It is time to mustard a legitimate militia.
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“Just bc you have the latest toys doesnt mean you win. Without the mindset and training youll get you rear-end handed to you and toys taken.”
Here’s my fear. The Tyrant is trying to wind down the wars and at the same time cut back on the military. But I think that it’s a ploy.
The employment situation, as you know, sucks. With all of these people being released from the military there aren’t going to be any jobs for them.
This is where the Tyrant announces that he’s going to hire all of these ex-military to become his new civilian defense force.
Think about it, they’re already trained and it’s obvious that the Tyrant and his minions are stockpiling supplies and equipment but for what purpose?
That’s just my 2 cents but I think that’s what’s coming down the pike.
Excuse me. I’ve been eating too much sausage with mustard. The correct spelling is muster.