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megimoo
09-09-2009, 11:23 PM
That’s right. In one month alone Americans made themselves and this nation safer (from enemies foreign and domestic) by choosing to exercise one our most precious rights–the right to own a firearm.
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I think Thomas Jefferson would be especially pleased with this news when we consider a letter he sent to one of his nephews: “A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. .......................
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While this gives a moderate exercise to the Body, it gives boldness, enterprise, and independence to the mind . . . Let your gun therefore be the constant...

http://tammybruce.com/2009/09/good-news-1m-new-firearms-bought-by-americans-in-august.html

noonwitch
09-10-2009, 09:04 AM
I should have bought stock in the gun/ammo companies after the election.

expat-pattaya
09-10-2009, 09:47 AM
I should have bought stock in the gun/ammo companies after the election.

Are any of them publicly traded?

megimoo
09-10-2009, 10:11 AM
Are any of them publicly traded?Smith & Wesson is.Their profits doubled in August !
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Smith Wesson Holding Corp.
"Smith & Wesson said firearms sales grew 30 percent to $99.6 million. Revenue from Universal Safety Response totaled $2.7 million in the 11 days after the sale closed. Pistol sales rose 15 percent, Walther sales grew 44 percent, sales of M&P15 tactical rifles jumped fourfold, and revolver sales slipped 4 percent."

http://www.sfexaminer.com/economy/ap/58486347.html

BadCat
09-10-2009, 10:39 AM
I bought two last month.