Skip to comments.Police Departments Beg And Barter For Ammo While DHS Buys Up 1.6 Billion Rounds In Past Year
Posted on 03/22/2013 9:24:47 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
The nationwide shortage of ammunition has left many police departments scrambling to get their hands on the necessary rounds - with some even bartering among each other.
Meanwhile, Rep. Timothy Huelskamp (R-Kansas) says the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has failed to respond to multiple members of Congress asking why DHS bought more than 1.6 billion rounds in the past year.
Police Chief Cameron Arthur of Jenks, Oklahoma says, "Ammunition and assault weapons in general have skyrocketed...In addition to the fact, not only is it a lot more expensive, but the time to get it could be six months to a year, or in some cases even longer."
So many dogs, so few bullets.
Someone will come along soon here and tell us why this has been “necessary” and it’s nothing to worry about....
Will the gov be going into the business of selling ammo - at a profit - for themselves - under the proverbial table ???
At whose expense - as usual.
If the public AND the local police have a hard time getting ammo .... guess whom's in the crosshairs ?
Guess who's got the loaded, enhanced weaponry?
But ... I'm just a tin foiler ...
I have four boxes of forty five shells I bought last year...
The left’s beloved Hussein calls it “under the radar”.
Napolitano is the Scrooge McDuck of the ammo world.
This is the f’ing Twilight Zone!...Gee! I wonder if the lame stream media will report this?
The shelves sure are empty at Walmart.
I wondered about this myself, but thought the sales might be to jihadi etc. overseas. gunrunners should deal in accessories, too, right??
And Nappy isn’t saying what all that ammo is going to used for!
This is incredible! What in hell are they doing?
“This is incredible! What in hell are they doing?”
Pretty simple. The police and public will not have nearly as much ammo as the Statzi. Where is the GOP on this? Where is Rand? They aren’t even asking questions.
He needs to take the next step and cast his own bullets.
After the local police departments (for the most part) took the side of the gun control pushers over the last few months, it is kind of difficult for me to feel any sympathy for them. Maybe they will finally wake up, recognize where the real threat is coming from (and it is NOT from the law-abiding American citizens), and start asking some real questions of their overseers, the Feds.
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