[A-List] Macro/Micro: 1 billion bullets a year for war... shortage for U.S police departments
The Buffalo In Da' Midst
the.buffalo.in.the.midst at gmail.com
Sat Aug 25 12:08:54 MDT 2007
So much for 'Homeland Security'.
IF you consider the police organizations in the U.S. DO contribute to
real security of your home & 'the 'homeland', and are not merely an
armed wing… legal 'gang' if you will, of the burgeoning police state.
"In Oklahoma City, for example, officers cannot qualify with AR-15
rifles because the department does not have enough .223-caliber
ammunition - a round similar to that fired by the military's M-16 and
Ammunition Shortage Squeezes Police
Aug 17, 2:33 PM (ET)
By ESTES THOMPSON
Troops training for and fighting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are
firing more than 1 billion bullets a year, contributing to ammunition
shortages hitting police departments nationwide and preventing some
officers from training with the weapons they carry on patrol.
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