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1.6 Billion Rounds Of Ammo, Homeland Security? Time For A National Conversation

brumfield Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 2:25 PM
There appears to be dead silence on this issue in the congress. Whats up conservatives ?? Better wake up America!!
Bondman60 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 9:54 AM
Most of the GOP is part of the problem, not the solution. We are being told to believe we have a two-party system, but that belief does not hold up well under scrutiny.

The Denver Post, on February 15th, ran an Associated Press article entitled “Homeland Security aims to buy 1.6b rounds of ammo”, to far too little notice. It confirmed that the Department of Homeland Security has issued an open purchase order for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition. As elsewhere reported, some of this purchase order is for rounds forbidden by international law for use in war plus a frightening amount specialized for snipers. Also reported elsewhere, at the height of the Iraq War the Army was expending fewer than 6 million rounds a month. 1.6 billion rounds, therefore, would be enough...