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    Herr Heckler Koch
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    Gun sales skyrocket during Obama years, RARE BRIGHT SPOT IN RECESSION...

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/...cession/print/
    The National Shooting Sports Foundation claims that firearm sales hit $31 billion in 2011, up from $19 billion in 2008.

    The increase in sales accounted for a 30 percent increase in jobs to 98,750 last year.

    It also led to $2.5 billion in federal taxes in 2011, an 66 percent increase.

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    Thanks for the interesting stats. (That's nice for the firearms industry, roughly 32,000 folks with new jobs, and the IRS) And, the area under discussion here is ______ ? Pax...
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