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PRESIDENT OBAMA REALLY IS MAKING THE COUNTRY SAFER: Gun sales hit a 14-year high last month

Home - by - January 9, 2013 - 13:45 America/New_York - 16 Comments

Doug Ross

Because, as everyone who has read the research knows, an armed society is a safe society.

And no one – no one! – is making this country safer than Barack Obama:

Gun sales reached at least a 14-year high last month, according to a widely used, if imperfect, measure.

The FBI processed 2.78 million background checks through its national database (NICS), meaning last month was the busiest month ever for gun-sellers since NICS began in 1998. For contrast, authorities in Dec. 2007 processed 1.23 million checks, and five years before that, in 2002, only 974,000 checks.

Last month’s record-setting pace was the result of two deadly shootings in a month’s time, which significantly increased the likelihood that President Obama and Congressional Democrats would draft anti-gun legislation. But even before the massacre at Sandy Hook and the ambush outside Rochester, N.Y., gun sales were markedly higher, driven there by suspicion that the president would push for tighter restrictions. Last November was another record-busting month: 2 million NICS checks…

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  1. Mr.Pinko

    January 9th, 2013

    Question: Can I buy my gun with my EBT card?

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  2. pink Floyd

    January 9th, 2013

    I was one of those crazies who purchased firearms in the last month. I bought a couple of pistols and a couple of evil black killing machines. The one that will really get the hoplophobes goat, though, is my new AR-47 Godzilla. It shoots the new 18.6mm x 93mm, depleted uranium round. It has a 6000 rnd clip and has a fire rate of 4000 per second! I can kill entire populations of puppies and kittens in less than a minute.

    YEEEEEEHAAAAAA MOTHER-F*CKERS!!!!!!

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  3. Left Coast Dan

    January 9th, 2013

    I keep saying that nothing material is going to happen. Sure, sales of guns and ammo are, well, essentially everything is sold out. Thanks to 0bama for being such a great gun salesman, but all it does is make America safer as there are more and more guns in the hands of private citizens I trust to deter crime and to keep America free. And the statements are always conjecture about what the libs would do if they had enough power, to some degree like lib statements imagining that Tea Partiers are racist. But the statements coming the last few weeks, from Feinstein’s old statement that she’d like to take all the guns away to Biden’s comment headlining Drudge Report, I am concerned that 0bama may take unilateral action. He can’t win, no way all these people buying guns are doing so to give them to the next government agent who shows up at their door asking for it. But he can throw this country into chaos. I pray that there is enough sense in our government that this doesn’t happen.

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  4. Jerry Manderin

    January 9th, 2013

    This is one of those “unintended consequences” Obama didn’t fully think through.

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  5. norman einstein

    January 9th, 2013

    And yet, George W. Bush was the crazy “cowboy” president!

    Like the man said, “unintended consequences”.

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  6. pink Floyd

    January 9th, 2013

    Congress doesn’t need to do anything. Biden and his group don’t need to do anything. My fear is that The Child King will use the EPA and any other bureaucracy to either make ammunition to expensive to manufacture or too expensive to purchase. He may even just use the Executive Order to change what is and isn’t classified as a “hazardous material”. Whatever the process, if they go after ammunition, ALL the guns in the world will do none of us ANY good. I know that the EPA cannot regulate lead, but there are plenty of other components to ammo that they could focus on.

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  7. serfer62

    January 9th, 2013

    “…sales hit a 14-year high last month”. Gee thats right about the time Cliteon pushed “assault guns”

    Hmmmmm

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  8. bye bye socialists

    January 9th, 2013

    All this crap Obama is doing is great. In 4 years no one but an idiot will vote for a liberal.
    Liberal idea: LET’S PISS OFF THE VOTERS.

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  9. pink Floyd

    January 9th, 2013

    @ bye bye socialists, Hmmm, seems like I’ve heard that theory somewhere before.

    Oh yeah, 1940, 1944, 1964, 1980, 1996, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.

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  10. Twellsy

    January 9th, 2013

    Want to come to a safe state? Saw a report today listing who buys guns the most by state and Kentucky (MY old ‘tucky home) was #1. 2.5 million guns in the state last year. We even beat Texas and Alaska. Whats funny is california was 2nd or 3rd. Whooda thunk it?

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  11. sig94

    January 9th, 2013

    Went to see one of my retired LEO friends two weeks ago. He owns a rod and gun store and my daughter wanted a few items for when she deploys next week – but not a single AR15 rifle left in the shop and he had a lot of them in early December. Most of the other 5.56mm guns were also gone as well as AK’s. Says it has been absolutely insane and the handguns are also moving like he’s giving them away.

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  12. WhoreDildo "Che" Rivera

    January 9th, 2013

    I’m so glad O’Blamey is making Country Music safer. There was a time when it wasn’t safe to like Country Music. Moochelle must be a Country fan, she just looks the type – I can see her wearin’ those spurs and kickin O’s ass…..what?

    He’s NOT makin’ country music safe? Asshat!!

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  13. Racist

    January 9th, 2013

    A thought occured to me as I read this story…

    What’s the inevitable and intentional outcome of Obastardcare? Complete govt control of healthcare and healthcare financing, because it will eventually drive all private insurers out of business, right? Remember how Oballicker convinced insurance companies (as well as Drs. and other hc industry to support the imaginary bill? Supposedly by assuring them of its inevitability, and agreeing to allow them to raise rates and stuff so they could make as much money as possible before the govt shut them down!

    So I wonder if Obitchazz has made gun manufacturers and maybe even some large scale distributers/retailers an “offer they can’t refuse”!!! Kinda like he’s doing with BP and some of the major oil producers! I would almost bet my life he’s made a deal with OPEC and his other moslem brothers to milk Americans for all they can before he puts his boot on our throats!!!

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  14. beachmom

    January 9th, 2013

    I work at Cabela’s and at some points this past 2 months, the wait for background checks was 5 hours because there were so many people at the gun counter buying firearms.

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  15. Blink

    January 9th, 2013

    The link embedded in the first sentence didn’t work.
    Try this one.

    http://www.amazon.com/More-Guns-Less-Crime-Understanding/dp/0226493660/badblue-20

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  16. One Notch Above a Congresscritter

    January 10th, 2013

    Guess the days of Obama’s “teaching moments” are over, but he fucked up and taught us to arm ourselves.

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