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Originally posted by havok
Look at it this way, the gov't is buying ammo at a shockingly scary rate.
Hell, they're even buying ammo for branches that don't use guns, i.e., FEMA.
So. They can't ban the guns, they'll just buy all the ammo.
Stupid corporations that make the ammo are selling allowing this to happen.
The Homeland Security ammo buy is not the first time the government's bullets purchases have sparked concerns on the Internet. The same thing happened last year when the Social Security Administration posted a notice that it was buying 174,000 hollow point bullets.
Jonathan L. Lasher, the agency's assistant inspector general for external relations, said those bullets were for the Social Security inspector general's office, which has about 295 agents who investigate Social Security fraud and other crimes.
"strategic sourcing contracts," which help the government get a low price for a big purchase