This article was first published by The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Friday, April 10, 2015:
No wonder ATF head Todd Jones bailed. With the monumental failure of his “framework” proposal to ban the popular “green tip” ammo in the US, he saw little reason to stick around. Surely he must have known that his agency would have to report, reluctantly at the very least, the firearms manufacturers’ data that came out earlier this week: those gun makers produced 10 million guns in 2013 (the latest year for which the ATF has reliable data), twice the number they produced just three years earlier!
What the ATF is facing is a “sea-change” in Americans’ attitude towards guns, defined by Collins as “a seemingly magical change as brought about by the action of the sea.”
There’s nothing magical about it. The shift was perceptible back in 2004 when