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03 May

Two Million Guns On Backorder!

Poll Finds 29 Percent Of U.S. Voters Think “Armed Revolution” Might Be Needed…

That dribbling sound you hear is liberals across America peeing their pants.

Via Fox News:

We knew distrust of government was high. But a new poll shows that suspicion reaching new levels.

According to a survey from Fairleigh Dickinson University, nearly a third of registered voters — 29 percent — believe an “armed revolution” might be necessary in the next few years in order to protect liberties.

The poll from the university’s PublicMind explored perceptions regarding Congress’ latest gun control push as well as the Sandy Hook mass shooting. That legislative push, launched in the wake of the Connecticut shooting, fizzled last month after the Senate blocked a bill that would have expanded background checks.

The poll showed 50 percent of voters still believe Congress should pass laws to protect the public from gun violence, while 39 percent say the opposite. But there is a huge partisan divide. Among Republicans, 65 percent don’t see new laws as necessary.

And the survey could help explain why applications for gun permits have hit record highs and retailers report ammo has been flying off the shelves. Not only are gun owners worried about new gun laws, but the poll suggests some voters think a revolution could be on the horizon.

Asked whether an armed revolution might soon be necessary to protect liberties, 29 percent said yes.

Another 47 percent said no, while the rest were either unsure or declined to answer.

Two Million Guns On Backorder!

Zero Hedge reports good news and bad news. The good news is that Ruger shipped more than 500,000 guns in one quarter for the first time in history. The bad news is that Ruger has more than two million guns on backorder.

Briefly quoting the financial markets watcher, Zero Hedge’s Tyler Durden:

Whether it is due to the recent governmental attempt to enforce assorted gun controlling measures in the aftermath of the Newtown, CT shooting, or, merely driven by the same catalyst that saw a surge in gun sales four years ago, namely the presidential election, one thing is certain: America is weaponizing itself at an unheard of pace, with both Sturm, Ruger shipments and units produced surpassing 500,000 each in one quarter for the first time in history.

Indeed we are weaponizing ourselves at a record pace. And if the guns were available, Americans would be buying 20 to 25 million new guns a year. Unfortunately, the guns are not available. Fortunately, only those political factions whose future depends on a disarmed America are uncomfortable with the thought.

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Posted by on May 3, 2013 in Uncategorized


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