Gary P's Email to Representative Mike McIntyre

05/03/2011 05:15

I gave you a grade of D.

 

If you elected official in Washington have any love for our great country you must stop this kind of freedom stripping travesties that this Obama administration is implementing. Do you seriously want this to happen on your watch? WAKE UP< BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE!!!!!!!!!!!! A Dictator is brewing in this great country and we must stop it!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

PROOF WE HAVE SOMETHING WRONG IN WASHINGTON 
 

This is totally crazy!

 

 


Georgia Arms is the 5th largest retailer of .223 Ammo in America. They sell 9mm, .45, .223 ammunition. They normally buy spent

brass from the US Department of Defense. Spent brass is "one time used" shell cases used by our Military for training purposes.

They buy the brass, recondition it, and then reload the brass for resale to Law Enforcement, Gun Clubs, Gun Shops, and stores like

Wal-Mart. They normally buy 30,000 lbs of spent brass at a time.

This week the DoD wrote a letter to the owner of Georgia Arms and informed him that from now on the DoD will be destroying the

spent brass, shredding it.  It will no longer be available to the ammo makers, unless they buy it in a scrap shredded condition (which

 they have no use for).

The shredded brass is now going to be sold by the DoD to China as scrap metal, after the DoD pays for it to be shredded. The DoD is

selling the brass to China for less money than the ammo makers have been paying, plus the DoD has to pay to have the brass shredded

 and do the accounting paperwork.

This sure helps the economy now doesn't it? Sell cheaper to China , and do not sell at all to a proven US business. Any hidden agenda

 working here?  Obama going after the Firearms Industry and our ammunition!!
The Georgia Arms owner even related a story that one of his competitors had already purchased a load of brass last week. The DoD

contacted him this week and said they were sending someone over to make sure it was destroyed. Shell cases he had already bought!

The brass has no value to the ammo maker if it is destroyed/shredded/melted. 
The ammo manufacturer only uses the empty brass cases to reload different calibers, mainly .223 bullets.

The owner of Georgia Arms says that he will have to lay off at least half of his 60 workers, within 2-3 months if the DoD will no longer

sell spent brass cases to the industry. Georgia Arms has 2-3 months of inventory to use, by summer they're out.

If the Reloading Industry has to purchase new manufacture brass cases, then the cost of ammunition will double or even triple,  plus

Obama wants to add a 500% tax on each shell.

You can read the information and see the DoD letter to Georgia Arms here:
The Shootist Site  
http://www.theshootist.net/2009/03/dod-ends-sale-of-expended-military.html

If you're not outraged at what this administration is doing you 
should be! Be Afraid! Be Very Very Afraid! Get involved! It's Your Freedom and Our Country They're Stealing! If You Fail to Act Now,

there may not be a Free United States tomorrow!


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