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Record Gun Sales

The lamestream media told you:

Nothing. Hey, you already know if it's good gun news, the "news" media are absent without a doctor's note.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Federal bureaucrats conducted 1,119,229 NICS background checks on the retail sale of firearms in January, ranking the month as the second highest January for NICS checks. This figure, a 7.8 percent decrease from the January 2009 surge in firearms and ammunition sales -- is an increase of 18.7 percent over checks in January 2008. The NSSF used official NICS stats in releasing this story.

Although the media and the public has continued for decades to suggest there are 250 million firearms in private hands, the NICS figures force an intelligent person to increase that number by about 10 million per year. The Uninvited Ombudsman invites someone else to go through the NICS numbers, publicly posted, review old news clippings, and do the math which, if well done, will be posted here with attribution.

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  • Freelance writer Alan Korwin is a founder and past president of the Arizona Book Publishing Association. With his wife Cheryl he operates Bloomfield Press, the largest producer and distributor of gun-law books in the country. Here writing as "The Uninvited Ombudsman," Alan covers the day's stories as they ought to read. Read more.

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