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GOVERNMENT: Why is DHS buying so much ammo?

There’s a national story that no one seems to be talking about, although I suspect under a different party’s administration, this wouldn’t be the case.

The Department of Homeland Security has, in the last year, made purchases of up to 2 billion rounds of ammunition. DHS head Janet Napolitano has not been forthcoming with why the purchases of such huge amounts of ammo is necessary, and has stonewalled congressional attempts at answers, making vague references to training purposes, but the sheer volume sinks that lie.

To put into perspective the amount of ammunition we’re talking about, during the height of

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