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FBI plans to spend $100 million on ammo
World Net Daily ^ | 3/27/13 | Steve Peacock

Posted on 03/29/2013 8:48:15 AM PDT by Mozilla

Edited on 03/29/2013 9:10:06 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

WND recently reported that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has purchased well over a billion rounds of ammunition over the past year.

The magnitude of the federal government’s ammunition buildup has made headlines as members of the military, police departments and consumers find shelves bare.


(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: ammunition; fbi; government; guncontrol; secondamendment

1 posted on 03/29/2013 8:48:15 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

Who is our Government planning to shoot?


2 posted on 03/29/2013 8:49:24 AM PDT by omega4179
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To: omega4179

Fearless Leader is gearing up for a potential uprising by the citizens who aren’t infatuated with his persona.


3 posted on 03/29/2013 8:53:31 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Mozilla

And just where does the FBI get its money, hmmm?

Wouldn’t it be ironic if we’re all getting ready to be shot with ammo that we’ve had to pay for?

I want a refund.


4 posted on 03/29/2013 8:54:21 AM PDT by Tigerized ("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (continuing in 2013))
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To: omega4179
Look in a mirror today?

Actually, I believe the plan is for the feral government to take the second Amend. to heart, and now that they've used all this tax money on billions of bullets, to dole out, free of charge, 6 hollow points to every man, woman and child, with a mandate to go to the range for target practice. Thus, we will all become a bit more experienced is using firearms. They truly are beneficent!

5 posted on 03/29/2013 8:54:29 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Mozilla

1500 rounds per agent per year (at $1/round). OK by me. Non-story.


6 posted on 03/29/2013 8:55:47 AM PDT by InMemoriam (Cyprus initiated the transverse distribution phase of this SHTF event.)
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To: Mozilla

They were going to spend $101 million on ammo but had to reduce the size of the order because of the draconian Sequester cuts.


7 posted on 03/29/2013 8:56:38 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: Mozilla

Follow the money. Who is getting the bullet contract?


8 posted on 03/29/2013 8:57:20 AM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: Mozilla

The dollar is going to collapse.

They continue to print dollars to cover their debts.

You can’t do that indefinitely without consequences.

When the welfare checks stop coming, when the EBT cards all have zero balances, when there’s no food on the shelves, no gas to pump, no electricity and no water, American cities will become your worst nightmare.

The ammunition and armored vehicles are mostly for them, but we in the country are in their sights, too.

Get ready ...


9 posted on 03/29/2013 8:57:50 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Westbrook

Just a rough estimate but wouldn’t this be in the neighborhood of 340,000,000 rounds (varying of course on the type of mix)?


10 posted on 03/29/2013 9:02:04 AM PDT by Jammz ("The only thing needed for evil to prevail, is for good men to do nothing.")
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To: C210N

Ahem....April Fools Day is NEXT week


11 posted on 03/29/2013 9:09:31 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Mozilla

“$100 million on ammo “
If they don’t hurry up, that will just get them about 1 can of 1000 rounds.....


12 posted on 03/29/2013 9:10:38 AM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: Mozilla

Here is some informed perspective:

>http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/lid=15927/GunTechdetail/Brownells-Gunsmith-Corner-March-2013?sp_rid=Mjk4ODMxOTI1MjMS1&sp_mid=4820673&spMailingID=4820673&spUserID=Mjk4ODMxOTI1MjMS1&spJobID=147338579&spReportId=MTQ3MzM4NTc5S0<


13 posted on 03/29/2013 9:11:33 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: InMemoriam
1500 rounds per agent per year (at $1/round)

I got some ammunition to sell if you want to pay $1/round.

14 posted on 03/29/2013 9:16:07 AM PDT by Starstruck (Question. What would the U.S. look like today if there was no 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Mozilla

Maybe these huge ammo buys are meant to dry up the market for a while making the costs go up and hard to find. If you can’t confiscate the guns, buy up the ammo.


15 posted on 03/29/2013 9:17:23 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Starstruck

yeah, no kidding.


16 posted on 03/29/2013 9:20:01 AM PDT by jurroppi1
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To: Mozilla

Is this American made ammo?

Do they plan to use it from drones?


17 posted on 03/29/2013 9:20:47 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Mozilla
WND recently reported that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has purchased well over a billion rounds of ammunition over the past year.

DHS ACTUALLY bought 148 million rounds in 2012.

This is a hopeless fight against overwhelming stupidity and lies, but the infamous "billions" of rounds contract was:

1) Spread over FIVE YEARS

2) An IDIQ Contract specifying "Up To" amounts. They don't HAVE TO buy the stated amounts, they HAVEN'T bought the stated amounts already, and the almost certainly will NOT buy anywhere close to the stated "up to" amounts. For the up to amount in an IDIQ you put in a truly enormous number that you are sure your actual purchases won't possibly reach.

Anyone stating that DHS has purchased billions of rounds in the last year is either an idiot or a liar.

18 posted on 03/29/2013 9:25:08 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Westbrook

“When the welfare checks stop coming, when the EBT cards all have zero balances, when there’s no food on the shelves, no gas to pump, no electricity and no water, American cities will become your worst nightmare.”

If that scenario happens, when the economy crashes, then it might be just like the world envisioned in Solyent Green. In that movie, there is no food on the shelves, not much gas is left, only cold water is had, and electricity is so low that many times homes use candles and flashlights as rolling blackouts occur or the power runs out. Very similar situation. And of course, the government was killing off people who knew too much about their plans.

Imagine if on top of that martial law is declared?


19 posted on 03/29/2013 9:36:55 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla
FBI Spends $100 Million on Ammo

I wonder what they are going to do with four boxes of 22LR? /SARC

20 posted on 03/29/2013 9:40:08 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: kabar

But is is too convenient that they stock up while trying to disarm citizens. Sure seems like they would be ready in case any push back happens against their plans.


21 posted on 03/29/2013 9:40:36 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Strategerist

Such condescending assuredness in our government....

And anyone who believes otherwise is an idiot!

Or a liar.

Yes, Hussein cares about each and every one of us, right?

Because he is a Democrat.

WTF has happened to FR?


22 posted on 03/29/2013 9:43:42 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Mozilla
Actually, they're planning on spending up to $125 million, not $100 million, as indicated in the title.

The FedBizOps solicitation is for a base year, plus 4 option years. The FBI must buy some 9mm ammo this Fiscal Year (which ends September 30, 2013), then has the option of buying $125 million in FY'14, FY'15, FY'16, and FY'17.

From the solicitation: "The Government shall order at least the quantity of supplies or services designated in the Schedule as the “minimum,” hereby established as $100,000.00 over the life of the contract.",

The contract is an IDIQ (indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity), but fixed price.

So to translate, it means the government wants a fixed price per round and will spend between $100,000 and $125,000,000 during the next five years.

Which means we may never see 9mm ammo on the shelves again . . .

23 posted on 03/29/2013 9:47:04 AM PDT by AUTiger83
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To: treetopsandroofs; Strategerist

He’s just one poster, and not representative of FR as a whole. I think he’s correct about the numbers, but he’s being a jerk about it.


24 posted on 03/29/2013 9:49:37 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: ex-snook

Bullet makers?


25 posted on 03/29/2013 9:51:13 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: Mozilla

I could understand if it was the calibers that the govt/law enforcement uses, but other than people that put holes in paper, who shoots that many .38spl anymore, or .44 or even any revolvers?


26 posted on 03/29/2013 9:54:33 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: Mozilla

It is also partly to keep ammo out of the hands of regular people. They can’t get gun control through, they will starve the ammo supply. And make what is available that much more expensive.

Why they shouldn’t be up for impeachement and removal for this, shows how complacent we are compared to the Founders. this is a direct assault against the 2nd Amendment rights of all Americans, those who care and those who don’t yet care.

And I am talking about the BILLIONs of rounds ordered the last year, not just this latest large purchase. They are stockpiling to use against us - hollow points are not wasted as target practice rounds - and can’t be used by military, and they are keeping ammo out of citizens’ hands by buying it all up, on our dime with our IOUs.


27 posted on 03/29/2013 9:55:55 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Mozilla

I’m OK with the FBI buying ammo. The quantity being purchased appears to be sufficient to guarantee them practice rounds of a reasonable quantity.
DHS is a completely different story. These people do not have the professional ethics of the FBI.


28 posted on 03/29/2013 10:01:19 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Gun Control is the Key to totalitarianism and genocide.)
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To: Tigerized

There are some countries that send the family the cost of the bullet when their relative is executed. Add al Amerika to that list.


29 posted on 03/29/2013 10:49:16 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Strategerist

I’m sure that the push for drones and 2700 MRAP purchase for American soil is perfectly normal and customary too eh? Happens all the time, I’m sure. Nothing to see here, move along.


30 posted on 03/29/2013 10:54:27 AM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: ex-snook
Who is getting the bullet contract?

Remember that story about some fake company (in Arizona?) getting a gov. ammo contract a few weeks ago? Wanna bet there's a lot more fake companies getting these multi-million dollar contracts? Someone's wallet is get very, very fat. Anyone up for another vacation?

31 posted on 03/29/2013 10:56:06 AM PDT by bgill
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To: treetopsandroofs

That’s what it comes down to, isn’t it?

Either you have a healthy distrust of government and power in general, like the founders did,

or, like a liberal humanist, you inherently trust the “superior” humans that inhabit the halls of power, and their enforcer agents.


32 posted on 03/29/2013 10:59:54 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Mozilla

Checked 3 different Walmarts this morning, and the cupboards were all bare...


33 posted on 03/29/2013 11:01:48 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Mozilla

And evidently it’s okay to just ignore Congress.


34 posted on 03/29/2013 11:11:58 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Mozilla

> Imagine if on top of that martial law is declared?

That’s what the 3700 armored vehicles and 1.5 billion rounds of ammunition is for.


35 posted on 03/29/2013 12:12:10 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Mozilla

Someone should check to see if DHS is also showing an increase in the procurement of Body Bags.


36 posted on 03/29/2013 1:00:37 PM PDT by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: Westbrook

Agreed. The city folk are in for a nightmare of unimaginable hell but even those like myself up in the mountains are gonna be in their sights also. Heck, I think everyone is gonna be in their sights at one point when the SHTF but the cities will be the kick off.


37 posted on 03/29/2013 6:05:53 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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