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Agencies tamp down speculation over hollow point ammo purchases

Agencies tamp down speculation over hollow point ammo purchases

Published August 17, 2012FoxNews.com

Obscure federal agencies triggered a firestorm of conspiracy theories this week after they put out orders for thousands of rounds of deadly hollow-point bullets.

But the agencies, most recently the Social Security Administration, are trying to put a damper on the speculation -- noting the ammunition is "standard issue" and simply used for mandatory federal training sessions.

"Our special agents need to be armed and trained appropriately," said a message on the official blog for Social Security's inspector general office explaining the purchases.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/17/agencies-tamp-dow...

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you don't train

with hallow points. Those are designed for the sole purpose of killing.

When Fox says:

"a firestorm of conspiracy theories"
It immediately gives more credit to all the sh* I just read about these purchases.

We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
-George Orwell

Ralph, , It is gonna get much worse before its gets better

Better stock up, we are headed for a war like nothing you have ever dreamed could happen..