“Going postal” just took on a whole new meaning. Apparently, Postal Employees are no longer content to shoot each other and are therefore preparing to shoot the public.
We know this because the USPS has joined the list of federal agencies that are stockpiling ammunition and firearms.
For example, the Social Security Administration put in a request for 174,000 rounds of .357 Sig 125 grain bonded jacketed hollow-point bullets. Do they fear that the retirees are about to grab their walkers and storm the SSA buildings?
The Department of Agriculture requested 320,000 rounds. Do they fear farmers and ranchers—or an attack by cows and pigs?
The Department of Homeland Security has requested 450 million rounds. That’s enough bullets to shoot every American about 1.5 times.
The FBI has sought 100 million hollow-point rounds.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration also requested 46,000 rounds. Why does a weather service need ammunition?
To date, over two billion rounds of ammunition have been purchased or ordered by a variety of domestic federal agencies.