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Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:10 PM

Gun sales soar after President Obama's re-election

http://www.kjrh.com/dpp/news/local_news/gun-sales-soar-after-president-obamas-re-election-similar-spike-seen-in-2008


Hoover in the article is a gun store owner.

SNIP

Hoover says people are scrambling to get a gun in case they aren't allowed to anymore, and one day after President Obama's re-election sales shot up.

"We sold everything," said Hoover. "If I hadn't been nailed down they would have sold me."

The president has said a number of times he's not looking to take people's guns away, but assault weapons don't belong on the streets. Otherwise, President Obama believes the Second Amendment should be protected.

Guns and ammo aren't the only items seeing increases in sales. Heartland also had a record number of people sign up for a concealed carry permit.

"We sold out an entire class in a matter of an hour and a half," said Hoover. "That's never happened before."

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Here we go again. I bet the gun manufacturers were secretly donating to the Obama campaign. And for another four years the NRA will scare people with "Obama the gungrabber" who hasn't grabbed any guns.

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Reply Gun sales soar after President Obama's re-election (Original post)
GreenStormCloud Nov 2012 OP
seabeyond Nov 2012 #1
msongs Nov 2012 #2
glacierbay Nov 2012 #7
demosincebirth Nov 2012 #20
PavePusher Nov 2012 #14
rl6214 Nov 2012 #19
Eleanors38 Nov 2012 #22
rzemanfl Nov 2012 #3
slackmaster Nov 2012 #4
SecularMotion Nov 2012 #5
montanto Nov 2012 #6
glacierbay Nov 2012 #8
montanto Nov 2012 #11
Heliman Nov 2012 #9
narnian60 Nov 2012 #10
montanto Nov 2012 #12
Eleanors38 Nov 2012 #23
Kolesar Nov 2012 #13
GreenStormCloud Nov 2012 #16
PavePusher Nov 2012 #17
DonP Nov 2012 #18
glacierbay Nov 2012 #21
ileus Nov 2012 #15

Response to GreenStormCloud (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:11 PM

1. couldnt get bullets after the first election, if i remember correctly. people hoarding. nt

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Response to GreenStormCloud (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:12 PM

2. fear of a black president strikes the national racist association crowd once again nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:19 PM

7. Pres. Obama being AA has nothing to do with it

 

and your post is highly offensive.

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Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:58 PM

14. Citations needed, please.

 

And not StormFront or similar, we already know they'd complain about anyone with a mere sun-tan.

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Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 03:09 PM

19. Fear of a president saying he wants to reinstitute the AWB

 

Try to get your facts straight and leave your fake racism home.

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Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:08 PM

22. So, is this the new "N" word? Could you explain? nt

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Response to GreenStormCloud (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:14 PM

3. I stocked up on sinkers before the election. After Obama got elected

the first time the price of lead fishing sinkers went way up. Nutcases were stocking up on ammo.

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Response to rzemanfl (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:15 PM

4. I think I may be short of hooks and lines

 

I'd better check when I get home.

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Response to GreenStormCloud (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:16 PM

5. There seems to be an overlap between NRA members & Fox News viewers

They'll believe anything and fall for it over and over.

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Response to GreenStormCloud (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:18 PM

6. I love it.

I was in a shop shortly after the election in 2008. The employees were like "we don't have anything in stock, goddam Obama." I'm thinking, what, is the inventory your own personal museum? Don't you want to sell them and make money? NRA's craziness is great for the manufacturers and the shops, and I wouldn't be at all surprised if manufacturers contributed to Obama's victory.

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Response to montanto (Reply #6)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:23 PM

8. I don't know what they're complaining about

 

Pres. Obama seems to be stimulating the economy by the false claims that he's going to take away our guns. You can't make this shit up.

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Response to glacierbay (Reply #8)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:42 PM

11. I know, right?

The guns are selling themselves. Half a dozen guys at the shop employed just taking your order and telling you the next shipment is coming in next week, pay your deposit now, start your DROS now, etc., and there they are bitching about selling out as soon as the shipment comes in. Maybe they'd be happier if they didn't get paid? IDK

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Response to GreenStormCloud (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:24 PM

9. headed to the gunshow this weekend

 

Hasn't grabbed any guns yet. Comprehensive gun reform? No spank you. There are a lot of good deals on ammo right now nonetheless. I'm not republican and I'm not democrat either. I will continue to reserve the right to keep and bear arms and protect myself and my family if the time ever comes. I will say this on every post. YOU are responsible for YOUR own protection. The police are not your bodyguards.

I am not for a gun ban, I am for gun safety training and education.

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Response to GreenStormCloud (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:30 PM

10. Doesn't this happen everytime a Democratic president is elected?

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Response to narnian60 (Reply #10)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:42 PM

12. Yes. They never learn.

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Response to narnian60 (Reply #10)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:20 PM

23. Didn't used to...

JFK was a lifetime member of the NRA, and Hubert Humphrey, at one time the leading liberal in the Party, said this about the Second Amendment:

"Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms. . . . The right of the citizens to bear arms is just one more guarantee against arbitrary government, one more safeguard against tyranny, which now appears remote in America, that historically has proven to be always possible." - Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey

http://www.gs2ac.com/Famous2AQuotes.html

That in Guns Magazine, Feb., 1960.

The term "gun-control" didn't even appear in the Democratic Party Platform before the Zombies had charted most of their hits; that is, before 1968. Such a pop-up "issue" with such a short history. But the gun-controllers did have one indisputable accomplishment:

They created the modern N.R.A.


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Response to GreenStormCloud (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:51 PM

13. DU is quite busy after the election, and nobody likes your comments...eom

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Response to Kolesar (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 03:00 PM

16. What is wrong with my comments?

Here we go again.

Same thing happened in 2008.

Gun manufacturers secretly donating to Obama.

I am being sarcastic and cynical. I am pointing out that Obama being re-elected is good for their business.

"Obama the gun grabber" who hasn't grabbed any guns.

I am pointing out that the NRA uses Obama as a boogey man, even though he hasn't pushed for any gun control legislation. They will continue to use him in their fund raising letters. For them, a strong pro-gun president would be a financial disaster as they wouldn't have an enemy to point at, although Obama hasn't been much of an enemy these last four years.

In what way are those offensive?

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Response to Kolesar (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 03:00 PM

17. Huh?

 

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Response to Kolesar (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 03:04 PM

18. Thanks for another meaningful comment from you

You are always such a valued contributor to these threads and your inherent knowledge and insight of the subject shines through every time.

It's a farging news story you idiot and I found his comments funny, so you are wrong.

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Response to Kolesar (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 03:45 PM

21. Wrong

 

YOU don't like his comments, I, OTOH, like his comments. Try not to speak for the rest of us.

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Response to GreenStormCloud (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:59 PM

15. I need some 7mm08

My 8yo son wants a real scope on his rifle instead of a red dot.

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