Take a bow Obama, Democrats: You’re becoming this year’s best gun sales team

posted at 4:41 pm on November 6, 2015 by Matt Vespa

Democrats and their anti-gun allies sure know how to sell firearms. Barack Obama probably should get an award. For the sixth month in a row, we’ve seen record gun sales (via Stephen Gutowski/Free Beacon):

The Federal Bureau of Investigation processed a record number of background checks in the month of October, indicating that gun sales were at an all time high for the sixth month in a row.

The FBI’s National Instant Background Check System processed 1,976,759 firearms related checks in October. That is a 373,290 increase in checks over last year and a new record for the month. It also makes October the sixth consecutive month to see a record number of checks.

[…]

So far in 2015 the FBI has performed 17,584,346 firearms related checks. Currently, 2015 is on pace to beat 2013’s record 21,09,273 checks.

This is probably because the president is calling for his supporters to politicize gun tragedies, and change the politics on Second Amendment issues. He called on Americans who think we have a gun violence epidemic in this country to do something about how to accomplish that. In other words, it’s time to vote out pro-civil rights lawmakers, and get more anti-gun legislators elected into office.

Hillary Clinton said the Australian gun buyback program is “worth considering.” The problem is that the Australian model is essentially a gun ban/confiscation. Obama also cited Australia, along with the United Kingdom’s gun control laws, as examples that other countries have done something to curb gun violence in his remarks after the horrific Oregon shooting last month. Again, both countries virtually have banned firearms. That isn’t going to happen here. With gun control now becoming a pet issue for Democrats on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said she could possibly circumvent Congress to expand background checks. Katie wrote yesterday about her new ad pushing for more gun control and corrected the awful statistics in it.

The irony is that liberals seem to get that the more they talk about gun control, the more people stock up on guns and ammo. President Obama mentioned this during his address to the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Chicago on October 28. The speech was mostly grounded in criminal justice reform, which both Democrats and Republicans are finding agreement on, but his last bit about gun control forced him to say that he isn’t looking to confiscate guns in America. I take that as a sign that our side is winning. Anytime a liberal needs to preface their gun control drivel with a “we’re not going to take your guns, we’re for the Second Amendment, or we respect the rights of hunters,” it means we’ve won in the court of public opinion. We’ve had a string of wins on the legal front since 2008’s Heller decision, and I’m confident the needle on this issue isn’t going to move in 2016.

So, take a bow Democrats, you’ve managed to keep your unconstitutional agenda stuck in the mud, while inadvertently becoming the best gun sales team so far this year.

Last Note: It goes without saying–everything Obama said about gun violence during his Umpqua Community College shooting on October 1 was wrong.


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He sold me on another AR-15 last week…..
Well, him and hilLIARy and the great price – I just shouldn’t have driven past Lake Bishop on the way home…….

dentarthurdent on November 6, 2015 at 4:45 PM

Hillary Clinton said she could possibly circumvent Congress to expand background checks

Hmmmmm, I thought Dems were big on bipartisanship.

antipc on November 6, 2015 at 4:48 PM

The NRA should donate to the Clinton Foundation and suddenly Hillary would be pro-gun ownership.

albill on November 6, 2015 at 4:49 PM

Gun Culture News
Women & Guns by the Numbers
by G&A Staff | February 10th, 2015

Though we hear a great deal about the number of women who have recently acquired their first firearm, the bulk of those surveyed, 42.1 percent, have owned a gun for at least 10 years. Nearly a third of the women surveyed, though, are part of the female gun surge of the past few years, that’s over 32 percent of respondents who bought their first gun since 2010.

Read more: http://www.gunsandammo.com/gun-culture/women-gun-owners-nssf-1/#ixzz3qkbgAEFK

Pelosi Schmelosi on November 6, 2015 at 4:53 PM

Just think how many guns Hillary will sell when she gets elected.

LoganSix on November 6, 2015 at 4:57 PM

You gotta hope that the more gun sales going up means that there are more second amendment voters out there rather than just the same voters buying more guns and ammo.

Ukiah on November 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Obama sold me a Browning 12 gauge, a Remington .308, a Taurus 9mm, a Mossberg 12 gauge pump that holds 8 shells in the tube, and a RIA 1911 45 caliber. Good job, barky!!

AubieJon on November 6, 2015 at 5:01 PM

watch a video of cruz asking hard-hitting questions to someone who was involved in the DOJ’s unfair punishment of gun shop owners. you will see cruz doesn’t let the guy get away with dodging questions.

can you imagine cruz giving this kind of tough questioning to hillary? i hope that happens!!

Sachiko on November 6, 2015 at 5:03 PM

a Mossberg 12 gauge pump that holds 8 shells in the tube
AubieJon on November 6, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Must be one of their tactical shotguns.

RickB on November 6, 2015 at 5:27 PM

There’s a gun show this weekend where I live. My neighbor is one of the exhibitors and who was the leo shotgun trainer/reloader for a county in Fl before he retired and brought his training arsenal, etc, here. I have enough shotshells of several gauges to kill every Dhim Zombie in this country. Life is good. Combine that with my Win Defender and Mossberg 20 gauge, etc, well….Of course, I’ll have to get my metal detector out to find the rest of the arsenal dropped in the Little Tenn River. Deo Vindice/Molon Labe.

vnvet on November 6, 2015 at 5:30 PM

I will honor Dear Leader this weekend by ordering another 1000 .223 rounds.
Maybe some .45 ACPs as well: For, man does not live by long rifle rounds, alone.

Thank you Dear Leader, for your inspiration to those of us that respect the Bill of Rights throughout this great country.

orangemtl on November 6, 2015 at 5:34 PM

That is a perfect picture headlining this post of The Won. Very natural and not posed. He looks……..stupid.
Seventeen and a half million more firearms to confiscate. Good luck with that.
I am sticking with the guns I have for now, but I am adding a half dozen or so .50 cal cans of ammo to support them with.

bobthm3 on November 6, 2015 at 5:34 PM

Must be one of their tactical shotguns.

RickB on November 6, 2015 at 5:27 PM

Matte black, no frills, just BOOM! X 8. It doesn’t have the pistol grip. That’ll break your wrist.

AubieJon on November 6, 2015 at 5:39 PM

Speaking of Obama, have you seen this strange Obama blooper-gaffe-Freudian-slip-WTF moment in a speech to some military brass?

http://bit.ly/1WFWkhn

It’s weird, or someone played with the audio.

Meremortal on November 6, 2015 at 6:04 PM

“I take that as a sign that our side is winning.”

I take it as a sign that Obama is lying and he is looking into doing something.

Dusty on November 6, 2015 at 6:09 PM

Speaking of Obama, have you seen this strange Obama blooper-gaffe-Freudian-slip-WTF moment in a speech to some military brass?

http://bit.ly/1WFWkhn

It’s weird, or someone played with the audio.

Meremortal on November 6, 2015 at 6:04 PM

Michael as in Admiral Michael Mullin Chairman of the JCS.

RickB on November 6, 2015 at 6:15 PM

So, take a bow Democrats, you’ve managed to keep your unconstitutional agenda stuck in the mud, while inadvertently becoming the best gun sales team so far this year.

And they’re still standing there, scratching the brains in their collective asses, wondering “Huh?”

GarandFan on November 6, 2015 at 6:36 PM

Obamas been a real successful Gun Safe salesman too. Ive had to buy 3 since hes been in office. 1 of which holds nothing but ammo….

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 6:56 PM

Aubie. Roger that. My Mossberg with the pistol grip about broke my wrist the first time i shot it. Literally need to wear a bowling wrist brace now to fire it. :-D

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 7:02 PM

Aubie. Roger that. My Mossberg with the pistol grip about broke my wrist the first time i shot it. Literally need to wear a bowling wrist brace now to fire it. :-D

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 7:02 PM

MY son and I were in a local store called Hunters’ Outpost a few months ago. They sell new and used guns. They had a 12 gauge pump of unknown make. It had a banana clip on it that held 18 shells! I’d never seen anything like it.

AubieJon on November 6, 2015 at 7:11 PM

Aubie. Ive seen those. Their not real popular because they jam quite frequently.

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 7:20 PM

Aubie. The nice thing about the 12 gauge pistol grip is that its very concealable. Fits in a racquet ball case right behind the bench seat of any pick up truck.

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 7:22 PM

Matte black, no frills, just BOOM! X 8. It doesn’t have the pistol grip. That’ll break your wrist.

AubieJon on November 6, 2015 at 5:39 PM

I’m surprised ref this statement. My Win 1300 Win (very light gun) has a pistol grip that I added and I’ve had zero problems, even with the MANLY loads from my shotgun afficianado neighbor. The key, I believe, is having a proper shoulder weld and butt plate. And practice. Good shooting.

vnvet on November 6, 2015 at 7:24 PM

vnvet. Good point. Alot of it has to do with how you hold it as well. Holding the hand grip farther back is important.

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 7:49 PM

The Security and Exchange Commusion needs to check who had gun stocks long.

George Soros comes to mind.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on November 6, 2015 at 7:53 PM

vnvet & Indiana Jim

The ones I’ve seen from Mossberg don’t have a butt. The gun just ends with a pistol grip, so you do have to keep a firm grip on the stock to keep it from jamming your wrist. I think Mossberg also offers a chainsaw handle on the 12 gauge with the pistol grip. It attaches to the stock and you pump it from above the barrel by working the handle back and forth.

AubieJon on November 6, 2015 at 8:08 PM

1 of which holds nothing but ammo….

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 6:56 PM

Not trying to tell you your business, but that would be a bomb in a house fire.

Hazzard on November 6, 2015 at 9:25 PM

Hazzard. No worries. Its rated for 60 minutes @ 3,000 degrees. Plus a home monitoring alarm/fire system. I think im fine but thanks for your concern. :-)

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 9:52 PM

Im bettin you dont own a gun safe, right???

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 10:06 PM

Hazzard. No worries. Its rated for 60 minutes @ 3,000 degrees. Plus a home monitoring alarm/fire system. I think im fine but thanks for your concern. :-)

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 9:52 PM

Sounds like you have it covered. I didn’t mean to sound like a concern troll, but sometimes people don’t think it through.

Hazzard on November 6, 2015 at 10:06 PM

Im bettin you dont own a gun safe, right???

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 10:06 PM

2

Hazzard on November 6, 2015 at 10:08 PM

Hazzard. Fair enough. You probably thought it was one of those cheap gun safes . :-D

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 10:28 PM

Just try to come and take them. There are too many out here, especially among hunters and veterans. It’s our only insurance against total slavery to the government. Molon labe!

sherrimae on November 7, 2015 at 2:25 AM

It doesn’t have the pistol grip. That’ll break your wrist.

AubieJon on November 6, 2015 at 5:39 PM

I’m surprised ref this statement. My Win 1300 Win (very light gun) has a pistol grip that I added and I’ve had zero problems, even with the MANLY loads from my shotgun afficianado neighbor. The key, I believe, is having a proper shoulder weld and butt plate. And practice. Good shooting.

vnvet on November 6, 2015 at 7:24 PM

I’m not a behemoth and I’ve shot many 3-inch 00 loads with a pistol grip Win 1300 without benefit of shoulder or butt plate support.

Hold the grip as tightly as you can — I mean with all your strength. Even with small hands, if you have decent hand strength it is doable if you don’t psyche yourself out.

Nevertheless, in later years I’ve added a pistol grip forend to make it more pleasant.

Younggod on November 7, 2015 at 7:50 AM

The nice thing about the 12 gauge pistol grip is that its very concealable. Fits in a racquet ball case right behind the bench seat of any pick up truck.

Indiana Jim on November 6, 2015 at 7:22 PM

Not really, Jim.

A racquetball racquet is 22″ long, and 90 percent of racquetball covers leave the grip exposed. Of those that cover the whole racquet, virtually all are just big enough to tightly zipper it up.

Unless you get a federal license (of same variety as getting a machinegun), minimum legal shotgun barrel length is 18″.

With the pistol grip on that shortest shotgun you’ve got yourself something like 28″ length overall.

Okay, stash it in a sports bag if you want to carry that iron but it’s hardly “concealable.”

It’s possible for me to buy a sports bag large enough to carry my wife into the club.

Younggod on November 7, 2015 at 8:08 AM

Demacrats are screaming BAN THE BOX on criminal background checks because Criminals served Thier time So I’m going to Ask that Demacrats get behind BAN THE BOX on FBI background checks on Gun purchases
BECAUSE again Criminals have served Thier time and DESERVE A SECOND CHANCE,
Comega on Dems,let’s Do It NOW!!

IXXINY on November 7, 2015 at 12:59 PM

Don’t I deserve a Second chance to own a gun?

I’m applying for a job at Brinks Armerd Car Service and will need a gun permit to qualify for the job.

IXXINY on November 7, 2015 at 1:11 PM

AubieJon on November 6, 2015 at 5:39 PM

this one won’t break your wrist! (or your wallet!)

Mossberg 85373 930SPX 7+1 3″ 12ga 18.5″

Katfish on November 7, 2015 at 6:40 PM

this one won’t break your wrist! (or your wallet!)

Mossberg 85373 930SPX 7+1 3″ 12ga 18.5″

Katfish on November 7, 2015 at 6:40 PM

I’m getting wood just looking at that beauty.

But my Winchester 1300 Defender would be jealous and she’s a cheap date, I picked her up for $149 thirty years ago.

Younggod on November 8, 2015 at 12:17 AM