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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DHS is buying at a discount from mfgers then reselling the ammo to other gov agencies at a profit???
Just somebody is buying that ammo, and then reselling it.
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....
Reminds me of the saying “Old age and treachery Always overcomes youth and skill Ain’t too much that we won’t do”
Yeah, I agree with you. I was at a gun show Sunday and saw a bunch of o-bummer looking types fondling firearms.
None of them displayed any knowledge of firearms. They would pick up a gun with fingers on triggers, muzzle sweep everyone around and then muzzle their own face with their finger on the trigger.
We’re safe, they’ll shoot themselves. In the face!!!
I thought these contracts for the ammo were via DHS itself. Is it someone else buying them?
I don’t know anything for certain. Nobody does, because we have a complicit media.
I suspect some of that ammo went to Syria along with the guns Amb. Chris Stevens was running for Obama.
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Thats just my 2 cents but I think thats whats coming down the pike.
“While we should be aware of what the DHS is doing, one explanation Ive 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 dont know who that person is, but that may be what they are doing.”
If D.H.S. is buying all of this ammunition I don’t see why they wouldn’t plan on Using it.Unless they had something else in mind.Like getting all of that ammo off the market by making it Prohibitively expensive.
If they are doing this that indicates that this administration is up to no good.Keep your eyes open Folks.
Consider another angle. Through executive order or other action Obama intends to make it very difficult or expense to acquire ammunition. That would partially explain the purchases and stockpiles. The firms go out of business and the only ones who have ammunition is the government.
Went to walmart today.
Their normally full ammo cabinet was bare.
The guy had no idea when there would be more. He also said it’s false that walmart stopped ordering ammo.
That means they're preparing for SWAT-like dynamic entries.
Machine guns are useless at 100 yards.
Good thing the peasants don't have accurate rifles.
Yeah, well, one thing they've done that's pissed me off is remove rifle and pistol ammo from their web site.
A couple of days ago you could go and find what local store had particular ammo (if so) - but now they removed the links to rifle and pistol ammo.
And yes, I've done my web site comment and corporate email thing. Probably some Lib webmaster doing it on his own hook.
Good. It'll save my ammo.
Thanks for the ping.
Moving to the Black Hills very soon in South Dakota.
I’ve had enough of California, comradefornia, commiefornia. need time to actually have a little freedom, to work with folks in that state who I know already have plans and a better legislature than sinking California. I tried to hold it together the last ten years but it’s impossible. I’m tired of living behind the lines, the hatred towards Christians, the love of homosexuality, the love of the EPA rules and taxes and their dagumed dope and so much more.
They can have their leaders, or alleged leaders. They HAVE to do all Obama says because the cities and counties are all going bankrupts and the thin blue line now has so many holes Mexican drug cartels and illegals have the run of many streets after dark.
Yes, South Dakota. I’d go for Texas but I like the colder climates and even more rural than where I live. And they’re trying to take our weapons when all the above is even more despairing unless you live out here and see it.
Now out here, it’s still nice but gas, food, lodging, everything is going up and doctors are even planning their escapes.
Please pray for America, for those true American’s stuck behind the lines with their children propagandized similar to the Hamas Minnnie mouse, ...I just can’t take it anymore and I have a real bad feeling California might be the beginning of a real class/race war. Obama is fanning the flames and there’s too much division. I was young during Watts, saw Bobby Seale and those cronies in Oaklans in 67 or so, barely lived through the horrors of the Rodney King riots9 i worked in Norwalk as a nurse and taught Korean martial arts and was forced to work and defend the studio and worked OT as a nurse, that showed anyone with any sense, it was just the tip of the hatred and the next time it was nearly promised to be more deadly so I moved North.
Now, a short reprieve, but enough of a breather to realize if FLY-Einstein can just ignore her conservative and be voted in by not debating; Californian’s just blindly voted for her, voted down meg what’s-her name, voted in fifty nasty folks including Pelosi, gavin newsome, Moonbeam, Boxer, Waters, voted for taxation and weirdly worded propositions...no mas, NO MAS!!!
This is just not the California i loved so much in the late fifties and sixties, a bit of the 70’s but then I guess I lied to myself thinking things would get better. Well, they haven’t. So I will sing” Cry for me California,” as I drive EAST into the rising sun about a year from now. I do hope they let me in that beautiful state.
I need to make good friends and figure out how to move out there.
Anyone have notes or ideas on moving and living in South Dakota, please let me know. I’ll need only a small cabin, or studio with a fireplace and garage, i want to work full time and have a small pension. Thanks for reading.
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