By Susan Duclos
The Department of Agriculture is soliciting an order for submachine guns, which leads to the question of why? What on earth could the DoA need submachine guns for?
The solicitation can be found at FedBizOpps.gov and states:
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, located in Washington, DC, pursuant to the authority of FAR Part 13, has a requirement for the commerical acquisition of submachine guns, .40 Cal. S&W, ambidextrous safety, semi-automatic or 2 shot burts trigger group, Tritium night sights for front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight (front under fore grip) and scope (top rear), stock-collapsilbe or folding, magazine – 30 rd. capacity, sling, light weight, and oversized trigger guard for gloved operation. NO SOLICITATION DOCUMENT EXISTS. All responsible and/or interested sources may submit their company name, point of contact, and telephone. If received timely, shall be considered by the agency for contact to determine weapon suitability.
The solicitation is dated May 7, 2014 and is the latest in a long list of feral agencies, with no reason to be armed in this manner, are rushing to arm themselves to the teeth.
Add this to the constant purchase of millions of rounds of ammunition by the DHS, on each order, and other federal agencies and we have to ask ourselves, who, within the US is our government planning to go to war with?