Obama long ago pledged to Sarah Brady that he would do things “under the radar” to stop Americans from getting guns. David Codrea, one of the hard-nosed news reporters that broke the Fast and Furious scandal, suggests that the Administration may be behind a plot to destroy used military cartridge brass that forms a key component of the civilian ammunition reloading industry.
Reloaded ammunition uses new bullets, powder, and primers, but uses once-fired brass cases often purchased from military and police ranges. The brass case is the most expensive part of a cartridge, and reselling the cases is profitable for the government.
By destroying cases as they have been at Fort Drum, they reduce the value of the brass
substantially 80-percent down to it’s scrap metal cost, are intentionally wasting taxpayer dollars, and are in violation of the Defense Appropriations Act.
Base commanders should be called forward to testify and explain why they are violating federal law.