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AR-15's Personal Defense Weapons for the DHS but Assault Rifles for Citizens?

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Master Bates

United States

#1 Jan 29, 2013
"We are fast approaching the stage of ultimate inversion: the stage where government is free to do as it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission." - Ayn Rand

Why are fully-automatic AR-15s with 30-round magazines and hollow-point bullets called 'personal defense' weapons when the Department of Homeland Security purchases them, but semi-auto AR-15s are assault rifles in the hands of citizens?

The Department of Homeland Security filed a purchase bid this past June titled "Personal Defense Weapons Solicitation". It is combined bid for 5.56x45mm NATO ammunition and "select-fire firearm suitable for personal defense."

Increasingly the government is giving itself privileges that they are taking away from citizens. This is becoming most obvious in regards to gun rights, but it's becoming a widespread abuse of power across all aspects of society. The government is supposed to derive its authority from the people not the other way around.

Ron Paul recently addressed this exact topic proposing the simple solution: "Anything the government assumes they have a right to do to us, we should assume we have a right to do that to them."
If we are to be a nation of, by and for the people where the government has no rights that aren't afforded to citizens, then this assumption may be the check on government overreach that's so desperately needed.

By the way, the DHS is only authorized to work within the U.S. borders, so who do they plan to use these weapons on?
Master Bates

United States

#2 Jan 29, 2013
Master Bates

United States

#3 Jan 29, 2013
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Reason

Albany, NY

#4 Jan 29, 2013
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Romney

Great Barrington, MA

#5 Jan 29, 2013
Just let the SOB try to take my collection of
AR-15's.
Lock & load commrads, Their coming for us.
fall time 1

Glens Falls, NY

#8 Jan 29, 2013
Romney wrote:
Just let the SOB try to take my collection of
AR-15's.
Lock & load commrads, Their coming for us.
"Romney" That's a good name for a loser!! LOLOLOL
Mr McCain

Pittsfield, MA

#9 Jan 29, 2013
Romney wrote:
Just let the SOB try to take my collection of
AR-15's.
Lock & load commrads, Their coming for us.
Oh gee, it looks like you misspelled comrade. I thought all you communists learned how to spell that one in the first grade.
Romney

Great Barrington, MA

#10 Jan 29, 2013
PlanetMars wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm sure you have them all hidden up at your private landing strip on the mountain, fuckstick.
Your fake ass doesn't even own a cap gun.
Try breaking into my house you coward & find out.

Praxis33

Since: Jan 12

Location hidden

#11 Jan 29, 2013
Romney wrote:
<quoted text>Try breaking into my house you coward & find out.
Fall Time, there is no way you'd pass the background check, you racist pig. What happened to bearpath and sandy1, you dolt? You are so transparent it defies description, right Flobaeker?

Again, still waiting for you to post those pictures of me. Tick tock, tick tock.

Praxis33

Since: Jan 12

Location hidden

#14 Jan 29, 2013
Romney wrote:
<quoted text> Fall time is stalking you, watch out
Thank you for finally admitting it, Fall Time, a/k/a Sandy1, a/k/a Flobaeker.

Praxis33

Since: Jan 12

Location hidden

#16 Jan 29, 2013
PlanetMars wrote:
<quoted text>
Where is your mansion located ?
It's in Neverland, in case you hadn't heard.
Romney

Great Barrington, MA

#17 Jan 29, 2013
PlanetMars wrote:
<quoted text>
Where is your mansion located ?
Which one.

Praxis33

Since: Jan 12

Location hidden

#20 Jan 29, 2013
PlanetMars wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe his best bud Trump pulled some strings and got his background check passed.
Yeah, Trump keeps Fall Time's paperwork and complimentary golf membership next to Trump's copy of Obama's real birth certificate.

Fall Time is now barricading himself against the coming onslaught of the statists who want to take his guns away from him. When Drudge says jump, Fall Time asks "how high?"
Taco Kisses

Albany, NY

#24 Jan 31, 2013
Praxis33 wrote:
<quoted text>
Fall Time, there is no way you'd pass the background check, you racist pig. What happened to bearpath and sandy1, you dolt? You are so transparent it defies description, right Flobaeker?
Again, still waiting for you to post those pictures of me. Tick tock, tick tock.
Could you pass Praxis, because I did! ha ha ha ha

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