Make of it what you will ...
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Even trimming a third of a million off these numbers for secondary state purposes - Kentucky, Iowa, and a couple others use NICS as part of their CCW permit process - the numbers are still out of this world. For the 4th year in a row.
Greatest. Gun. Salesman. Evah. Yes he is, mmm mmm mmm.
And while some folks are getting in a twist because the federal government put down purchase orders for a billion rounds or so (which may take years to fulfill), the situation with the citizens dwarfs that with ease:
You do realize that gun makers are big Obama fans now ,Right? RIGHT?
No, they hate him. But they hate him all the way to the bank.
Let me add some estimates of my own. Those numbers also indicate a minimum of 8,000,000 firearms in the hands of private U.S. Citizens added this year alone and a minimum total of 100,000,000 added since 1998.
I figure that makes U.S. Citizens the largest army in the world.
Since I do believe in a well regulated militia, I hope they’re all spending lots of good range time. Actually come to think of it, every shooting range I’ve gone to in the last few years has been crowded.
I wonder what the DHS thinks of all that?