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Is The Government Buying 1.5 Million Rounds Of Ammo For “American Spring”?

Is The Government Buying 1.5 Million Rounds Of Ammo For “American Spring”?

By James Smith

11 April 2014

A Patriot movement, called American Spring, is set for next month. And what the government has just done may have sealed the fates of the attendees.

Yesterday, State Department, whose primary function is diplomatic relations overseas, has put in a request for over 1.5 million rounds of 4 types of ammunition, 9 mm, 5.56x45mm, and 7.62x51mm and 7.62x39mm. Included in the solicitation was weapon cleaning and spare parts.

The request breaks down the ammunition as follows:

  • 9mm Ball Ammo                                  1000 rounds per case                          425           CS;
  • 9mm Simunition – Red                       1000 rounds per case                          100           CS;
  • 5.56×45 Ball Ammo                            500 rounds per case                         1200           CS;
  • 5.56×45 Linked (M249) Ammo       600 rounds per crate.                        120           CS;
  • 7.62×51 Linked (M240B) Ammo    800 rounds per crate                          240           CS;
  • 7.62x51mm Ball Ammo                    500 Rounds per case                              60           CS;
  • 7.62x39mm (AK-47) Ammo           500 Rounds per case                              90           CS

In the past five years, the State Department has requested the following ammunition. Note the quantity, and the frequency:

  • Dec 2011: Simunition Ammunition, 25,000 rounds
  • Sept 2011: Federal #AE9DP 9MM 115GR FMJ, 60,000 Rounds, Federal #XM193AF 5.56MM 55GR MC 90,000 Rounds
  • April 2011: 9mm Simunition Ammunition, 40,000 rounds
  • Jan 2011: 9mm Simunitions Rounds, Red, 100,000 rounds
  • Dec 2010: .22 Caliber Ammunition, 30,000 rounds, 9mm, 115 Grain Ball Ammunition, 40,000 rounds, 5.56mm/.223 Caliber Ammunition, 55 Grain FMJBT, 42,000 rounds
  • Dec 2010: 9mm Simunition Ammunition, 40,000 rounds
  • Nov 2010: 9mm Simunition Ammunition, 40,000 rounds
  • Nov 2010: .22 Caliber Ammunition 30,000 rounds, 9mm, 115 Grain Ball Ammunition, 40,000 rounds, 5.56mm/.223 Caliber Ammunition, 55 Grain FMJBT, 42,000 rounds;
  • Nov 2010: 9mm, 115 Grain, Ball, 50,000 rounds,  5.56mm/.223 Caliber, 55 Grain FMJBT, 50,000 rounds
  • Aug 2010:  9mm, 115 Grain Ball, 50,000 Rounds, 5.56mm 55 Grain FMJBT, 50000 rounds, 9MM Simunition Rounds, 14,000 rounds
  • Aug 2010: 9mm, Red,Simunition Ammunition, 25,000 rounds
  • Aug 2010:  9mm Luger, 115 Grain, 26,000 rounds, 5.56, 55 Grain, 24,000 rounds
  • Aug 2010: 9mm, Red,Simunition Ammunition, 25,000 rounds
  • Aug 2010:  9mm Luger, 115 Grain, 26,000 rounds, 5.56, 55 Grain, 24,000 rounds
  • Aug 2010: Simunition 9mm Ammunition, 30,000 rounds
  • Aug 2010:  9mm Ball FMJ 115 Grain Ammunition, 50,000 rounds, .223 CAL/5.56mm 55 Grain, FMJ, 50,000 Rounds, Simunition Ammunition, 50,000 Rounds, 9mm Orange Dummy Ammunition, 250 rounds
  • Jun 2010: 9mm 115 Grain Ball Ammunition, 50,000 rounds, .223/5.56 55 Grain FMJBT, 50,000 rounds, 9mm Dummy Ammunition, 250 rounds
  • Sept 2008: Federal 5.56mm/223 Cal 55gr FMJBT Ammo, 206,000 Rounds,  Federal #Ae9dp 9mm 115gr FMJ Ammo 206,000 rounds
  • Aug 2008:  9MM 115 gr FMJ ball ammunition 40,000 rounds,  9mm frangible ammunition 4,000 rounds, 5.56mm .223 cal, 55 GR, FMJ BT ball ammunition 79,500 rounds,.308 CAL 168 GR BTHP 2,500 rounds,  .223 CAL 556 lead free frangible ammunition 4,000 rounds
  • Jun 2008: 9MM 115 gr FMJ ball ammunition 190,000 rounds, 5.56/.223 cal 55gr FMJBTPN 260 rounds, 5.56/.223 cal 55gr lead free frangible, 7,000 rounds, 9 mm lead free frangible 5,000 rounds
  • April 2008: Federal 9mm 115 gr FMJ ball ammo 421,000 rounds, Silver State Armory 5.56 linked M855 ammo, 10,000 rounds, Silver State Armory 7.62 X 51mm (308 CAL) 175GR BTHP Match grade 45,000 rounds, Silver State Armory 7.62mm NATO linked M80 ball 10,000 rounds, Federal 7.62 X39mm ball ammo, 50,000 rounds

The April 2008 solicitation was marked “***URGENT***”, and was completed three weeks before the State Department renewed of the contract for Blackwater Worldwide, whose employees killed 17 Iraqi citizens in 2007.  Patrick Kennedy, then Undersecretary of State stated, “We cannot operate without private security firms in Iraq.”

The list demonstrates three points:

  1. Simunition is the most frequently purchased type of ammunition by the State Department, yet represents only 6% of the total quantity in this solicitation;
  2. The 7.62x39mm ammunition was never purchased between April 2008, and the current solicitation;
  3. Even during the violent uprisings in the Middle East, the State Department never solicited for the purchase any ammunition, Simuntion or otherwise.
  4. Even during the large ammunition purchases by the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department made tiny purchases compared to this solicitation.

American Spring

In December of 2013, the organization, “Patriots for America” posted on their webpage a movement called, “American Spring”. Here is a video from that website:

The movement, led by retired US Colonel Harry Riley, is meant to be a peaceful effort to unseat President Obama from office, and request that all participants be unarmed and act in a civil manner. From the website:

TO:  Patriots (black, white, red, yellow, brown, male, female, civilian, military, truckers, bikers, militias, veterans, old, young, every American that loves freedom and liberty)

Mission:
Restoration of Constitutional government, rule of law, freedom, liberty “of the people, for the people, by the people” from despotic and tyrannical federal leadership.

Assumptions:American Spring

  • Millions of Americans will participate.
  • American veterans and patriots are energized to end the tyranny, lawlessness, and shredding of the US Constitution.
  • Government is not the target, it is sound; corrupt and criminal leadership must be replaced.
  • Those in power will not hesitate to use force against unarmed, peaceful patriots exercising their constitutional rights.
  • Patriots may be killed, wounded, incarcerated.
  • There is no hope given today’s technology of secrecy for the effort nor do we want it secret.

Concept of Operations:

Phase 1 – Field millions, as many as ten million, patriots who will assemble in a peaceful, non-violent, physically unarmed (Spiritually/Constitutionally armed), display of unswerving loyalty to the US Constitution and against the incumbent government leadership, in Washington, D.C., with the mission to replace with law abiding leadership. Go full-bore, no looking back, steadfast in the mission.

Phase 2 – One million or more of the assembled 10 million must be prepared to stay in D.C. as long as it takes to see Obama, Biden, Reid, McConnell, Boehner, Pelosi, and Attorney General Holder removed from office.
Consistent with the US Constitution, as required, the U.S. Congress will take appropriate action, execute appropriate legislation, deal with vacancies, or U.S. States will appoint replacements for positions vacated consistent with established constitutional requirements.

Phase 3 – Those with the principles of a West, Cruz, Dr. Ben Carson, Lee, DeMint, Paul, Gov Walker, Sessions, Gowdy, Jordan, should comprise a tribunal and assume positions of authority to convene investigations, recommend appropriate charges against politicians and government employees to the new U.S. Attorney General appointed by the new President.

*All actions in Phase 2 & 3 will be consistent with the U.S. Constitution.

Colonel Riley has correctly assumed two things: There may bloodshed, and the administration will do what it can to quell dissent.

The “American Spring” is to take place in Washington DC on May 16th. What may happen, and will happen, may be two entirely different events. But given this Administration’s efforts to destroy the Constitution and stay in power, anything can happen.

 

 

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