Unusual Government Agencies Stockpiling Ammo

American Thinker

Is  the government preparing for civil unrest by amassing stockpiles of ammunition  purchased through various government agencies such as the National Weather  Service to complement purchases made through the Department of Homeland  Security?

A solicitation  appearing on the FedBizOps website asks for delivery of 46,000 rounds of .40 S&W JHP to the  National Weather Service in various locations on the East Coast along with a  request for 500 paper targets. This follows a previous DHS purchase of 450  million rounds of .40 hollow point ammunition back in March. It should be noted  that hollow point ammunition has been “illegal in international warfare since  1899.” Apparently, its use is approved against the citizens of one’s own  country. Get the full story here  and here.

Either  the government is preparing for massive civil unrest stemming from a possible  economic collapse, or the Obama  Administration is preparing its own version of a November surprise in the  eventuality that the election doesn’t go their way. Hey, they don’t call the  Obama Administration a bunch of Chicago street thugs for nothing. I’m just  saying.

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