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Why The Govt Purchase Of Ammunition Should Scare The Hell Out Of You

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By James Smith

16 August 2012


Cross-section of a hollow-point bullet.
Proportions are those of a .22 Long Rifle cartridge.

Recent articles have been published, by this network and others, that detail the extraordinary large purchases of ammunition by the United States Government. This ammunition has been of varying calibers, mainly .357 Sig and .40 S&W. However, they all have been what are known as “Hollow Point” rounds.Continued below.

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From Wikipedia:

A hollow-point bullet is an expanding bullet that has a pit or hollowed out shape in its tip, often intended to cause the bullet to expand upon entering a target in order to decrease penetration and disrupt more tissue as it travels through the target. It is also used for controlled penetration, where over-penetration could cause collateral damage (such as on an aircraft). In target shooting, they are used for greater accuracy and reduction of smoke, fouling, and lead vapour exposure, as hollow point bullets have an enclosed base while traditional bullets have an exposed lead base. In essence, the hollow point bullet has several purposes: hollow points are designed to increase in diameter once within the target, thus maximizing tissue damage and blood loss or shock, and to remain inside the target, thereby transferring all of its kinetic energy to that target (some fraction would remain in the bullet if it passed through instead). Jacketed hollow points (JHPs) or plated hollow points are covered in a coating of harder metal (usually a copper alloy or copper coated steel) to increase bullet strength and to prevent fouling the barrel with lead stripped from the bullet. The term hollow-cavity bullet is used to describe a hollow point where the hollow is unusually large, sometimes dominating the volume of the bullet, and causes extreme expansion or fragmentation on impact.[1]

Many articles state that the hollow point round is banned in combat due to it’s brutal devastation it causes upon the human body.

However, in reality, this is not the case.

Most people will wrongly state that their use is outlawed in the Geneva Convention. The ammunition’s forerunner was banned in 1899, and a portion of that ban is shown here:

Declaration on the Use of Bullets Which Expand or Flatten Easily in the Human Body” adopted at the First Hague Peace Conference of (29 July) 1899 which states:

The Undersigned, Plenipotentiaries of the Powers represented at the International Peace Conference at The Hague, duly authorized to that effect by their Governments,

Inspired by the sentiments which found expression in the Declaration of St. Petersburg of the 29th November (11th December), 1868,

Declare as follows:

“The Contracting Parties agree to abstain from the use of bullets which expand or flatten easily in the human body, such as bullets with a hard envelope which does not entirely cover the core, or is pierced with incisions.”

The present Declaration is only binding for the Contracting Powers in the case of a war between two or more of them.

It shall cease to be binding from the time when, in a war between the Contracting Parties, one of the belligerents is joined by a non-Contracting Power.

The United States only conceded to this, but did not sign. Where the U.S. did commit to was the Hague Convention IV of 1907, Article 23(e) of which Annex states:

“…it is especially forbidden -

To employ arms, projectiles, or material{sic} calculated to cause unnecessary suffering;”

The US’s observation of the Convention meant that ammunition used by troops would be solid ball ammunition. However, in 1985 the rules of combat changed with an opinion written by Judge Advocate General, written by Col W. Hays Parks, Chief of the JAG’s International Law Branch, for the signature of Major General Hugh R. Overholt, which stated:

“…expanding point ammunition is legally permissible in counterterrorist operations not involving the engagement of the armed forces of another State.”

In October of 1990, Col. Parks, at the request of the Commander of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and coordinated with the Department of State, Army General Counsel, as well as the Offices of the Judge Advocates General of the Navy and Air Force wrote a Memorandum that concluded:

“The purpose of the 7.62mm “open-tip” MatchKing bullet is to provide maximum accuracy at very long range. … Bullet fragmentation is not a design characteristic, however, nor a purpose for use of the MatchKing by United States Army snipers. Wounds caused by MatchKing ammunition are similar to those caused by a fully jacketed military ball bullet, which is legal under the law of war, when compared at the same ranges and under the same conditions. (The Sierra #2200 BTHP) not only meets, but exceeds, the law of war obligations of the United States for use in combat.”

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    • Anonymous

      yea,yea and the government never LIES either,during the second world war,ADOLF HITLER told his troops anyone caught using hollow point ammo,were to be killed on the spot,THE REASON he gave is HP ammo causes extreme damage to anyone hit with it and nothing has changed in all these years…..the GENEVA convention forbids its use for a good reason and the LIEING whores in the military know it……..HOLLOW POINT AMMO,causes long suffering before DEATH,I know it ,the military knows it ,and so does most americans,when hit with HP rounds it tears the spot to pieces and can’t be fixed,IT causes TOTAL destruction to the area,AND THERE PLANNING TO USE THEM ON AMERICANS……………………

      • Anonymous

        Think of it this way – we realize they are coming to kill us – the idiots with their heads in the sand, ain’t going to know what hits them. Although, it might be nice to be a total brain dead idiot :)

    • threeGs

      Its hard reading this everyday. Make sure you have friends or family outside of the cities that you can turn too.

    • Fake-it

      Now go and vote for them in November!

    • AZRanger

      What they seem to not take into account is the fact that the American Public has these rounds, too! And, if they use this crap on us, then it will be used on them, AND Ohhhhh sooooo much more!

      The public just needs to say that if yo come, we are ready, and you and your families WILL die! Period! You see, they will do that to us, so turnabout IS fair-play!

      The days of playing around are now over, and every American will be forced of necessity to pick a side! Each erson will either choose liberty, or they will choose tyranny, with NO in-betweens, or potential standing on the sidelines, because neither side can afford to have an enemy standing in it’s back yard! So choose wisely, because whoever side you did not choose, will be coming for you!

      Great scenario, isn’t it? Just like 1861, American vs American, brother vs brother, etc! It sucks big time, but the NWO Communist cretins have been working toward this for a long time, and now they are about to see if their gamble will pay off! It won’t, and they and all of their minions are going to die, but so are a lot of us good guys, too!

      See you all at the “GREEN!”

      In the Spirit of AMERICAN Liberty,
      Sic Semper Tyrannus!

    • IRHologram

      It’s really cute how the IRS and NOAH have also ordered hollow point bullets in addition to the 1.4 billion rounds now under in the gunbelt of the DHS. Connect the dots. This may be the reason dor the millions of coffins, body bags, and FEMA camps, as well. A complete set up, but it sure LOOKS like a natural disaster.
      Unless someone does something quickly, and that’s not likely, we have about six days, folks…because the methane bubbling up in the 20 foot advance of the sink hole caused by a titlted cap of a salt domein Boyou Corne Louisianna where there have been READ: thousands of earthquakes since June has been advancing 20 feet per day toward a salt dome a thousand feet away that contains a million barrels of butane. About all they’ve been able to do so far is put up no smoking signs (just kidding): no they haven’t even done that. A pipeline was bent in the quakes so they shut off a few and .they are trying to get out 40% of stored natural gas and oil stored in salt domes nearby…THERE ARE 50! Althought some are allegedly empty. From a site you need to visit every day for an update: Bayou Corne DISASTER BIGGER THAN WHAT THEY THINK .

      1. I personally Feel fracking has damaged part of the underground American Plate eating it up so gas companies can get gas and oil. There could be underground melting of rock when there was the frack oil and gas injection. Something engineers need to look at.

      2.Now there are massive bubbles starting up that could be all along the Mississippi delta from The great lakes to off shore into the Gulf where BP cracked a salt Dome and started a avalanche of destruction.

      These underground Caverns and Salt Domes run all along into deep Texas.In fact people’s homes have cracks in the foundations for hundreds of miles and it is being blamed on dryness in the ground when in fact the whole American Plate is shifting from California to new York.


      3. On one of the USGS forums a man claimed to know what was causing the booms and then went into great detail on what to look for.What he said stuck with me and from that point on He claimed that the booms were the result of Super Fracking that had exposed a large underground cavern that sat against an exposed section of a subsection of the Madrid fault.

      That when this happened they knew they’d messed up big time. From then on the US Gov has been undergoing a 24/7 operation of keeping the cavern pressurized with fluid, to prevent…
      to prevent the methane from traveling through the fault and destabilizing it.He claimed that, if methane bubbles started appearing in the gulf, it would be a sign that the US efforts had failed and that the methane was now free flowing.

      He said if we started to see methane bubbles and sinkholes around the gulf coast, it would signal a window of weeks before a cascade failure occurs.
      NOW in just the past couple of years MASSIVE EARTHQUAKES registering 6 and higher on the Richter Scale has shifted the planet and slowed it down and the pressure may have pushed the American plate and is now squeezing it. IN FACT The Christmas earthquake in the pacific in Indonesia that killed 250,000 to the latest one over in Japan last year and the one a day back 7.7 off the coast of Russia may be causing the American plate to move and release and shift under our feet.
      Randy Rousseau, who lives in Grand Bayou and owns a body shop in Belle Rose, said he’d noticed tremors for years. Rousseau said he was especially worried after a parish official had him fill out a form asking him to list his next of kin last Thursday morning.

    • IRHologram

      Don’t you see? Please connect the dots. A “cut” was made to one of the “sensitive” salt domes in 2010. They have known the play was “on” of the BP drill down into the possible methane rabbit tunnel connection…that compromised storage facility salt domes at the mouth of the Mississippi. GIVE UP on Eleninin, Niburu and even the econonmic disrtactions more severe than the great depression…this is real. We are in danger of Biblical proportions. This sink hole is edging toward a butane storage dome now less than 1000 feet away. The proper thing would be to encase it as they HAVE done in other cases and know they SHOULD do. CONNECT hollow point bullets, FEMA camps, drones…all initiated in the last two years. Think. It may not have been “just because.” it may be BECAUSE of a specific cause initiated from our view by the “first event,” the New Horizon drill down that we alledgedly allowed BP to handle. That disaster was never capped. A giant methane bubble lies below what we’ve punctured. “Rabbit holes” commonly connect these areas…including the connection all the way to Venezuela. So it’s not just the New Madrid, all the way up to the Chicago area, and the offshoot faults that go past Boston into Canada. I would remind you of the Navy map: I remind of the the Edgar Casey map. I remind you that Casey said it would happen suddenly. I plan to go to my Dads and to the New Hampshire mountains first part of next week. I can read this dot map. Now wouldn’t it be lovely if all this…90% depopulation agenda, the bio weapons they have recently shared with us on the Internet how to develop, tanks in Tampa, foreign troops in dozens of cities, FEMA camps, water body bags and coffins, a billion and a half hollow point bullets to use domestically…wouldn’t it be nice if this were all a video game? Something we could get drunk and sleep off? But it isn’t. Focus. Stop the rhetoric. All our survivalist planning will be useless given any number of circumstances. Our task is to outguess what is next. ..which isn’t that hard based on the shape of the dots before us.

    • IRHologram

      Geez. I really need to correct myself…not on the content, but the timing. At 20 feet per day that would take 6 WEEKS not days. Sorry.

    • Anonymous

      The fact that they are stocking on hollow points means that the purpose of the ammunition is to kill civilians. Not target practice (no need to be hollow for that). And not soldiers (you need something that will pass armor for that).

      This bullets have one and only one purpose. Making sure that the bullet expands and kill.

      Three ways people act when the times come:
      - Freeze in Fear.
      - Deny it.
      - Join them.
      - FIGHT BACK!

      Your choice.

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