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Obama’s Good for Business: Gun Sales Soar

Marc_H Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 11:44 AM
Stands my goal for the next month is to refine my Grab-and-Go bag ammo guns food water water filters tent heat source body armor all in 2 or 4 plastic bins, that can fit in my SUV in my car right now SOCOM-16 Saiga 308 2 SW99 40s ammo food for several days, enough to walk home
ZombieLove Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 2:18 PM
What are you running from?
Bill1895 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 3:11 PM
If you are armed, you don't need to run, you can stand and fight!
StillStandingHisGround Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 11:56 AM
Marc_H:

I ALREADY have a stash of emergency provisions which I keep in my car at all times - which actually was an outgrowth, as I've often stated on this site, of my days in California in the 1990's when FEMA came to my employer's worksite to conduct a seminar on earthquake preparedness and advised us to have an emergency stockpile readily handy in case the Big One hit and we might find ourselves on our own for a few days in the aftermath.

Of course, that stockpile has now been tailored with a SHTF situation in mind, not just simply a natural disaster.
Marc_H Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 12:00 PM
i will have one for my wife after our class this weekend
we are taking one (for her) on concealed carry
she is not yet comfortable with it
ZombieLove Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 2:19 PM
If SHTF happens, it will be because of extemist righties freaked out by lies from Beck and Hannity.

CHANGE THE CHANNEL. Real life ain't so scary.
ZombieLove Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 2:19 PM
She sounds like a pushover with a paranoid husband.
Dennis1832 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 7:49 PM
Why are you trolling on TH? You would be much more at home with the MSNBC kool aid drinking panting obamabots.

Business is booming in the firearm industry and considering Obama’s feelings about gun control, the irony is almost too poetic.

Smith & Wesson stock Friday was zooming, thanks to a stellar earnings report. The firearms maker also boosted its outlook for the rest of the year. Because of the strong business, its backlog of orders more than doubled from the same quarter last year, the company is concentrating on boosting production and building inventory.

“We are underserving the market at this moment, we all know that, and that's a great opportunity going forward for us,” CEO James...