Administration Seeks to Explain Ammo Purchases

Recently I wrote about mysterious purchases of hollow-point ammo going to the National Weather Service which turned out to be a clerical error but doesn't explain government purchases of over 2 billion rounds of hollow-point ammo. Now under fire, the Administration seeks to explain these purchases as being business as usual. Apparently, I wasn't the only person concerned about a recent solicitation on the FedBizOps website asking for bids to supply 46,000 rounds of .40 S&W JHP to the National Weather Service in various locations on the East Coast. Turns out this was a clerical error and the ammo was intended for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) Fisheries Office of Law Enforcement instead of the NOAA's National Weather Service. Prompt attention by an alarmed AT reader resulting in her contacting her congressman cleared this particular matter up. However, a firestorm of speculation and criticism from across the Internet has prompted the Administration to respond to...(Read Full Post)