We got your attention on Houston’s Morning News about the US Post Office buying bullets. 


And not just the Postal Inspectors are at it.  The IRS, the US Department of Agriculture, the Social Security Administration, even NOAA the weather group, are buying ammunition in such quantity that there’s ongoing shortages of supply.

NOAA (above).

The larger picture though:  Remember the hue and cry that President Bush didn’t immediately send troops in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina?  It was a matter of the Constitution and our Founders’ skepticism of federal forces/armies usurping states.

But those federal agencies are already here, with all their various policing and enforcing agents too.  Apparently, well-locked-and-loaded.

Which begs the question, Against whom?