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2nd Amendment Blowback- Rifles sell out at Walmart; handgun clips surge on e-bay

Wal-Mart Stores Sell Out Of Guns

Yesterday, when we described the unprecedented surge in gun sales in the aftermath of the Newtown massacre, we said that "what is most ironic, is that it is precisely the fear of forced, unilateral rejection, by either or all three branches of government, of the original constitution and its various amendments that has Americans scrambling into gun stores. And thus the closed loop nature of the problem: by threatening to take away America's guns, the government is only exacerbating a problem that is steeped in 200+ years of history and is engrained deep in American psychology." It took about 24 hours to demonstrate just how counterproductive government intervention always is: as of this moment, Bloomberg reports, Wal-Mart, the biggest retailer in the US and the world, has stores in at least five states where guns are now completely out of stock.

Guns Out of Stock at Wal-Mart as Magazine Prices Surge on E-bay
By Matt Townsend - Dec 19, 2012 12:16 PM MT

With President Barack Obama endorsing sweeping gun restrictions in the wake of the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, prices for handgun magazines are surging on EBay (EBAY) and semi-automatic rifles are sold out at many Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) locations.

Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, said yesterday that it would continue to sell guns, including rifles like the one used at Newtown, where 26 people, most of them children, were killed on Dec. 14. By contrast, Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS) suspended sales of similar guns at its more than 500 stores.

Searches of five kinds of semi-automatic rifles on Wal- Mart’s website showed them to be out of stock at stores in five states, including Pennsylvania, Kansas and Alabama. Wal-Mart doesn’t sell guns online, instead asking customers to input a zip code to see if their local store carries a specific weapon.

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Wasn't there a 2012 Republican Presidential candidate that......

...........made comments about foolish actions causing unintended consequences i.e. blowack? What was that guys name again???

Locked and loaded... your

Locked and loaded... your move government.

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James Madison

Individual Americans are arming to defend themselves in war

The writing is on the boob tube.

The government and foreign bankster corporate media have begun the war against the basic rights of all formerly free Americans like it or not.

Much of the populous is now actually arming themselves and their extended families as government tyranny expands at an ever increasing uncontrolled rate.

Last night at dinner a large table of people next to us were on their smart phones each looking to buy or assemble their own AR15s.

The gun industry is doing a booming business right now... not because people are afraid of a gunman... but instead because Americans increasingly have reason to fear oppression from their own government at all levels federal, state and local.

It doesn't take rocket scientist to know that the NDAA and Patriot Acts were not designed to fight foreign terrorism. This is clearly authoritarian government preparing to increase domination and oppression of its own people.

Such a people are not free and should prepare to fear their government.


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Right about that. NDAA just got citizen protection removed.

The NDAA and the Patriot Act are both for "homegrown terrorist," better known as Patriots.
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