posted on Apr, 9 2012 @ 02:26 PM
reply to post by CosmicCitizen
The crazy thing is, a guy that works for a police department just explained that many departments do use hollow points to practice. Yet, you
completely ignored the post. You continue to spread the fear mongering of RT.
On a note unrelated to your post.
Has anybody actually seen a TSA agent with a gun? When I flew to Nashville last month none of them had a gun. RT kept harping on TSA to further their
spin of the topic. By making it sound like these bullets are going to TSA agents it ratchets up the fear and drives home the emotional response they
The DHS also includes the Secret Service, The Coast Guard, The Department of Federal Protective Services, ICE, U.S Customs Service, The Federal Law
Enforcement Training Center, and other agencies that carry guns. There are a lot of DHS departments that have a legitimate need for ammo. The article
completely skips them, except a five second blurb about border issues.
Winchester had a similar large contract with the FBI a couple of years ago. Back then people responded the same way. There was much wailing and
gnashing of teeth. People were prophesying about martial law and the end of civilization. Nothing happened then either. Many government purchase
contracts for expendable items are worded with a maximum and a minimum. The maximum is routinely set insanely high to insure against a shortage. This
means they will not run out and have to go through the tedious work of getting a purchase contract set up while they are out of a product.