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Arming Up the IRS

Posted by Demian Brady - February 03, 2010

The IRS posted a request for quotes for the purchase of 60 rifles:
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) intends to purchase sixty Remington Model 870 Police RAMAC #24587 12 gauge pump-action shotguns for the Criminal Investigation Division. The Remington parkerized shotguns, with fourteen inch barrel, modified choke, Wilson Combat Ghost Ring rear sight and XS4 Contour Bead front sight, Knoxx Reduced Recoil Adjustable Stock, and Speedfeed ribbed black forend, are designated as the only shotguns authorized for IRS duty based on compatibility with IRS existing shotgun inventory, certified armorer and combat training and protocol, maintenance, and parts.
Moonshiners, beware!

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said on Feb 03 2010 at 12:49pm
oh, this is just FANTASTIC!

Rorschach said on Feb 03 2010 at 5:41pm
Uh, I thought the minimum allowable length for a shotgun barrel was 18 inches.

Citizens of USA said on Feb 03 2010 at 7:33pm
Hey IRS, we see you 60 firearms and raise you 200 million firearms.


People of America

Demian said on Feb 03 2010 at 7:47pm

There are a different set of regulations for law enforcement officers.

Steve G said on Feb 03 2010 at 10:09pm
The Left knows that the way to change a society from within is to focus on economics (and fundamentally alter the way the nation thinks about and handles economics).

Conservatives MUST wake up and begin again to make the case for free enterprise and its intrinsic link to political and religious freedom.

THIS is the column that explains how conservatives can do just that:

Loy Henderson said on Feb 16 2010 at 12:07pm
RE: James Dale Davidson's "If U subsidize poverty & failure, you get more of both."

If you coerce millions at the base of the pyramid to subsidize (trickle-up) the billionaire's boys club at the pinnacle, you get control by the greedy in which nothing exceeds like excess.