price of ammo

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suppose ammo cost a great deal of money.

 

Essay. 

Gun Ammo.

Satire.

 


What the world needs is very expensive gun ammunition. And a cheap cigar. Cheap cigar is a must. One must chew on a cigar while planning and executing a genuine massacre. It's the image thing. It would not be a good image for a non-smoking, non-drinking teetotaler to be doing a massacre.

 

The idea that had the shooter, of any fatalities, spent $1000.00 (plus tax) a round for the ammo needed to harm someone, he/she would have to conserve rounds, has merit. The shooter would not fire so many times. Massacre on a cheap budget.

 

No matter the insanity the shooter enjoys, the money supply is not endless. After all, the shooter has other needs. Food, tactical clothing, armored transportation to and from the carnage site come to mind. And what about a first aid kit? Would a good planner leave out the first aid kit? Don't think so! Without a doubt, a thousand dollars a round, no matter the type gun used, should put a damper on the budget for that type of sortie.

 

A person can buy almost any type of firearm he/she wants. From the local gun shop or big box sporting stores. For a few dollars, a used weapon from your neighbor can be bought or borrowed. This part of the budget is one of the least expensive items the insane would need for a harmful sortie. To steal a weapon all that is needed is a rock, then toss it through a plate glass window of a store and Viola! You have a weapon. Easy as 1, 2, 3. Oh, and while you are in there, grab a handful of ammo while your at it. Oh, what a nice knife! Look! A tactical vest! Stylish too! I can use that!

 

However, if one wants to go rabbit hunting to feed his/her family, what should a food hunter pay per round? What if the hunter took aim, fired and missed? No meal, no more money to buy a meal. Hunter loses. If money was available for a round of ammo, it would be spent on food and not hunting. Wild game would flourish! Critters near extinction would grow in population. Rabbits would take over the neighborhood and surrounding farms. Pheasant's would make a comeback. Wild critters everywhere. There would be so many, people would be annoyed each time they left the safety of their own home. Remember that wild pig hunted and shot in the Texas panhandle? Tasted great once it was butchered. Well, at a thousand dollars a round, a hunter will most certainly rethink the need for anther trip. Those wild boars will proliferate and destroy farmland. Oops! So maybe, just maybe, when buying ammo for that high powered automatic gun you just bought, you looked the official in the eye and pinky swear to use the ammo only to feed yourself or others, you will get a huge discount.

 

What about the average, wealthy gun/weapon collector? Will this harm or otherwise deter him/her from buying items to add to the ol collection? The key term here is “wealthy”. Wealthy people, as well as collectors, do not actually use items they collect. The weapons are way too valuable. Many collectors make the items inoperable by removing the firing pin. So owning guns/weapons would not be a burden on them, financially speaking. If they are not using the gun, what need do they have for ammo? Money saved. Just by not using something it goes up in value. What's the down side here? After all, insanity never translates to stupid.

Finally, none of the massacres has been perpetrated by a female. None. Zip. On the other side of this issue, many have been victims. That's not to say males have not been victims. Are males the only ones subject to this type of insanity? Must be a doctorate paper in there somewhere for a bright student.

Now lets work on getting a cheap cigar.

 


Submitted: November 04, 2020

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It's cause women don't have the balls !

Thu, November 5th, 2020 7:07pm

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