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    ezkl2230 Guest

    DHS to buy less ammo

    Sequestration is forcing the DHS to cut back on its ammo purchases. Maybe more will make it out to civilians?

    One can only hope.

    Several top officials are slated to tell the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday that the department saves money by signing big long-term contracts, but will also say the purchases could be curtailed given belt-tightening.
    Sequester, tight budgets means DHS buying less ammunition - Washington Times

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    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Louisville Ky.
    Considering the amount of ammo that they have already bought I would expect a slow down, they have enough ammo now to fight a civil war!

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    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Creswell, Oregon
    The sequester is a complete scam. It has nothing to do with current budgets. It limits future budgets to a 6% growth instead of an 8% growth. All of this is meant to punish tax payers and force them to except higher taxes. It's good that DHS is using that excuse to cut back on ammo purchases.
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    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Battle Creek Michigan
    Especially the FAA Scam. THEIR budget is actually BIGGER than last year. And besides, the budget "cuts" were not cuts, but REDUCTIONS in future spending. Politics, pure and simple. Just playing on the emotions of the ignorant.
    Who are the militia? Are they not ourselves? Is it feared, then, that we shall turn our arms each man gainst his own bosom. Congress have no power to disarm the militia...Tenche Coxe, The Pennsylvania Gazette, Feb. 20, 1788.

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    The "so-called" sequester cuts and furloughs are obummer having a fit of temper because he did not get his way. He would go out of his mind if the media EVER treated him like they treated Bush!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    SE FL and SE OH
    I'd be willing to bet that all the "cuts" don't even amount to the waste in each agency.
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  8. #7
    Join Date
    May 2012
    "DHS To buy less ammo"...

    Great! Now how about they give some of that friggin surplus back!!!

    Or do we have to go and take it from them...

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