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March 19, 2017

Gun Thread: Because We Haven't Had One In Awhile!

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How Donald Trump Shot The Gun Industry In The Gut

Unfortunately, Trump's win has had the unintended consequence of throwing the firearms industry into a deep slump, forcing major companies to lay off workers, driving prices deep into the red, and forcing some gun dealers out of business. While the Obama years might have been a dark time for gun rights, the Democrat president was a boon for gun retailers and manufacturers (a fact Obama has admitted himself). Each time the needle ticked further in the direction of gun restriction, Americans flocked to their local gun store and plunked down cash for more irons.

I wonder if this is simply a temporary readjustment from unnaturally robust demand? My bet is that demand has shifted, and will absorb much of the additional production...just not all of it. And that's fine. it's called the free market.

In the meantime prices are wonderfully manageable. I'm not suggesting that you sell your least well-behaved child to buy that Sig 320 you have your eye on, but......


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