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.
Bingo and if your local sheriff runs out of ammo we will supply some ,,,,,with conditions. Like placing Mustafa in charge