IMO, the gun-control flap is a tactic to distract from the fiscal tsunami headed our way. Think about it: there are already more firearms & ammo in private hands than there are U.S. citizens. No way they will round all that ordnance up. So what?
Check this out: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-01-14/it-begins-bundesbank-commence-repatriating-gold-new-york-fed
Is Germany REALLY calling in all their gold? If they are, the paper money in your pocket is losing value by leaps and bounds. The banksters are stabbing each other in the back. Happiness is a warm gun.