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People Petition to Confiscate Guns From Tea Party Supporters and Repeal the 2nd Amendment:

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Even More Warning Signs: Obama Poised for Hostile Military Takeover of U.S. – Part 2

War on America3jpgA  week ago, I laid out a list of things President Obama has put in place to set  the nation up for his hostile  military takeover.

After my first post about Obama’s hostile military takeover, I received an  email from a reader that offered an explanation to my pondering of why NOAA  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) would also be ordering  millions of rounds of ammunition and assault rifles.  He offered the idea  that it is an ironic twist to Obama’s relationship with terrorist Bill  Ayers.

Ayers was a wanted domestic terrorist back in the 1960s and 1970s.   Ayers was a co-founder of the terrorist group known as the Weather  Underground.  Now, Obama is using NOAA, a federal weather agency to  stockpile weapons and ammunition for his terrorist assault on the American  people.

Today, I would like to add a few more items to that list that makes the case  for his hostile military takeover even more compelling.

It has now been confirmed that the goal of the Department of Homeland  Security is to purchase a total of 1.6  billion rounds of ammunition.  A portion of that ammunition is hollow  point bullets, which have been banned from use in war by international  law.  Another portion is specialized sniper ammunition.

In case you have a difficult time comprehending the significance of 1.6  billion rounds of ammunition, allow me to give you a couple of  comparisons.  During the height of the war in Iraq, the US  Army fired less than 6 million rounds per month.  That means DHS has  enough ammunition to supply the US Army for 266.67 months (22.22 years) of  intense war.

Currently, the DHS uses approximately 15  million rounds of ammunition every year at their various training  facilities.  At that rate, they have enough ammunition for 106.67 years of  training.

So ask yourself, what is the justification for the purchase of 1.6 billion  rounds of ammunition by the Department of Homeland Security, especially when  some of it is illegal to use in war?  Now ask yourself why Sen. Dianne  Feinstein is so concerned about private citizens stockpiling ammunition, weapons  and using high capacity magazines when the federal government is doing the same  time only a thousand times more?

Perhaps the abundance of ammunition goes along with the purchase of ‘Mine  Resistant Protected’ MaxxPro MRAP vehicles that are scheduled to be deployed  on the streets of America.  The number of vehicles they are purchasing has  not been released, but they are part of the 2,717 that have been recently  retrofitted by the manufacturer.  The DHS appears to be taking delivery of  the armored vehicles through the Marine Corps Systems Command located in  Quantico, Virginia.

The scary part of the DHS acquiring MRAP vehicles is that they have been  already been spotted in a number of cities throughout the country.  DHS  cannot deny their existence since a number of them have been photographed and  videoed by citizen observers.  Why would DHS need so many, assuming they  are purchasing over a thousand, MRAP vehicles deployed throughout the US, unless  they are preparing for a war of some kind.  Now add to that question the  fact that the MRAP vehicles are equipped with gun ports.

There can be no doubt that Barack Hussein Obama is preparing for the  bloodiest war in American history and it’s going to take place here on American  soil.  When?  It has to be prior to the 2016 election, unless he  manages to force a constitutional amendment allowing himself to run for a third  term.  However, I truly don’t think the amendment will be necessary,  because he plans to forcibly take control of the country prior to the  election.  Everything points to the conclusion that this is all in  preparation for a hostile military takeover.

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For the Record : Gun Control

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Explosive Throw Down Between Cruz and Feinstein Over Guns

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The Truth About Government Ammo Purchases

March 8, 2013

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” –George Washington

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The last few months have seen troubling news of massive government purchases of ammunition. Agencies from the Social Security Administration to the Department of Agriculture to the Department of Homeland Security have purchased millions of rounds. But is the whole thing more hype than substance?

Ever since Barack Obama was first elected in 2008, he has been selling guns and ammunition at a faster clip than any gun salesman could hope for. And since his re-election, citizens have been faced with severe shortages of both. This can only be exacerbated by large government purchases. The Social Security Administration (SSA), for example, purchased 174,000 rounds and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) bought 320,000 rounds. More understandable in purpose but also perhaps more staggering in scale, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) put in a request for 450 million rounds, while the FBI intends to purchase 100 million.

The headlines are ominous, but some of the hype can be put in perspective by doing a little math. National Review’s Charles C. W. Cooke does just that. The SSA’s request for 174,000 rounds amounts to just 590 rounds for each of its 295 inspector general agents “who investigate Social Security fraud and other crimes.” Some of us might go through 590 rounds in an afternoon at the range. As for the USDA, 320,000 is enough to provide the same number of rounds for 542 agents, and, through the Forest Service, those agents have an area the size of Pakistan to cover.

When it comes to the bigger orders, Cooke writes, “The FBI and DHS’s apparently vast orders are deceptively presented by the conspiracy theorists. It is true that in 2011, the FBI ordered up to 100 million bullets for its 13,913 special agents (which works out to 7,187 per agent). And, yes, the Department of Homeland Security — a composite department that oversees USCIS, Customs and Border Protection, FEMA, ICE, the TSA, the Coast Guard, the Secret Service, and the National Protection Directorate — placed a request for up to 450 million rounds for its 65,000 armed personnel (which works out to 6,923 per agent). But in the real world, ammunition is not divided up and handed out on such a basis. What is bought is stockpiled and then allocated on the basis of need. The DHS’s order is expected to last for at least five years, and it was placed up front primarily as a cost-saving measure.” Indeed, DHS is not even bound to buy that much; they merely have a tab on which to order more rounds as needed.

That certainly doesn’t mean there aren’t questions or that we should simply shrug and look the other way. For starters, the Department of Education recently placed an order for “27 Remington Brand Model 870 police 12-gauge shotguns.” This might lead any reasonable person to ask, as Cooke does, “Whether it is in possession of one bullet or 1 million bullets, should the federal Department of Education be armed in the first place? If so, why?” We would add, should there even be a Department of Education? But that’s a topic for another day. The DoE has been known to botch raids when it was the wrong enforcement vehicle from the start.

The same questions could be asked of any number of bureaucracies. Does the Social Security Administration really need an armed enforcement division? We’ve known some unruly seniors in our day, but that seems to be overkill.

Then there’s the information that’s just plain false. Reports have been circulating that DHS has procured 2,717 Mine Resistant Armor Protected (MRAP) vehicles. The truth is, DHS has had retrofitted MRAPs since 2008, and now has 16 of them for serving “high-risk warrants.” The figure of 2,717 comes from a delivery to the Marine Corps, not DHS. None of that, however, takes away from the problem that these are more properly military vehicles for war zones, not law enforcement tools. The militarization of law enforcement is undeniably troublesome. Furthermore, DHS is the same bureaucracy that claims right-wing extremists pose a threat, and it’s run by an administration that thinks that “weapons of war” shouldn’t be on our streets. Unless they’re the ones driving them, apparently.

There are certainly troubling trends here and very real threats to our Liberty, but we must be careful not to exaggerate. While readers know that we never minimize the outrageous growth of government beyond its constitutional bounds, it also doesn’t seem to us that the government is, as some have put it, “stockpiling bullets in case of civil unrest.” Questions about procurements and functions? Absolutely. Apocalypse? Not ye

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Gun Lovers: Obama Donor in Process of Buying Up and ‘Destroying’ America’s Top Pro-Gun Media Outlets

By / 2 March  2013

Screen Shot 2013-03-01 at 9.07.40 AMEmployees of Obama donor Leo Hindery Jr.’s media  conglomerate Intermedia Partners, which now owns most of the top gun-culture  media outlets in the country, believe that Hindery plans to gut and destroy all  of them as part of a business plan that has already led to numerous layoffs and  the virtual shuttering of prominent television production facilities in  Minnesota and Montana.

Hindery, who was in consideration to be President Barack Obama’s secretary of  commerce, is managing partner of Intermedia Partners. The New York-based  media private equity fund owns Intermedia Outdoor Holdings,  which  publishes 17 hunting, fishing, and shooting magazines, including Guns &  Ammo, Handguns, Gun Dog, Rifle Shooter and Shooting Times.

InterMedia Outdoor Holdings purchased the pro-gun hunting and fishing network  the Sportsman Channel in 2007, and is now in the process of acquiring the  Outdoor Channel, pending the federal government’s approval of last month’s  merger between InterMedia Outdoors and Outdoor Channel Holdings.

InterMedia employees believe that Hindery, a Huffington Post blogger who has  contributed to numerous Democratic politicians including Andrew Cuomo and  Elizabeth Warren, is in the process of consolidating all of America’s leading  gun-culture media outlets and stripping them down to virtual destruction.

Read more: dailycaller.com

 

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The Ballard Brothers “BAN THIS SONG

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New Ad From the NRA! America, Stand and Fight!

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Why Is Homeland Security Buying So Many Bullets?

Published February 14, 2013 | Associated Press

Online rumors about a big government munitions purchase are true, sort  of.

The Homeland Security Department wants to buy more than 1.6 billion rounds of  ammunition in the next four or five years. It says it needs them — roughly the  equivalent of five bullets for every person in the United States — for law  enforcement agents in training and on duty.

Published federal notices about the ammo buy have agitated conspiracy  theorists since the fall. That’s when conservative radio host Alex Jones spoke  of an “arms race against the American people” and said the government was  “gearing up for total collapse, they’re gearing up for huge wars.”
The  government’s explanation is much less sinister.

Federal solicitations to buy the bullets are known as “strategic sourcing  contracts,” which help the government get a low price for a big purchase, says  Peggy Dixon, spokeswoman for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in  Glynco, Ga . The training center and others like it run by the Homeland Security  Department use as many as 15 million rounds every year, mostly on shooting  ranges and in training exercises.

Dixon said one of the contracts would allow Homeland Security to buy up to  750 million rounds of ammunition over the next five years for its training  facilities. The rounds are used for basic and advanced law enforcement training  for federal law enforcement agencies under the department’s umbrella. The  facilities also offer firearms training to tens of thousands of federal law  enforcement officers. More than 90 federal agencies and 70,000 agents and  officers used the department’s training center last year.

The rest of the 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition would be purchased by  Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the federal government’s second largest  criminal investigative agency.

ICE’s ammunition requests in the last year included:

–450 million rounds of .40-caliber duty ammunition –40 million rounds of  rifle ammunition a year for as many as five years, for a total bullet-buy of 200  million rounds –176,000 rifle rounds on a separate contract –25,000  blank rounds

Read more:  http://nation.foxnews.com/homeland-security/2013/02/15/why-homeland-security-buying-so-many-bullets#ixzz2L1TwEi00

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Mayor Gun Control confronted over his armed entourage

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