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March 20, 2013

Why does Obama need 1.6 billion bullets?

(Continued)

What branch of law enforcement requested and designed them? DHS? Fisheries? Social Security?

Who exactly is planning for the kind of action that requires all those bullets? Is the government, as some suggest, depleting ammunition stocks as a means of gun control?

Then why light tanks, too?

We don’t know the answers to any of these questions.

That’s where you come in. Start asking around. It’s been awhile, I know, but you could actually do some good for a change.

Maybe even boost your circulation.

(Diana West’s new book is “American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation’s Character,” forthcoming in May 2013 from St. Martin’s Press. She blogs at dianawest.net, and she can be contacted via dianawest@verizon.net. Follow her on Twitter @diana_west.)

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