Earlier today, Uncle demanded:
I’m here to ask you all to knock that shit off.
I’m here to defy his demands:
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Okay, so I’m not going to get bent out of shape and claim the ATF black helicopters are about to touch down. I’m not really in defiance of the Great and Wonderful Uncle.
What I do want to do is point out that we got the ATF’s attention when we pointed out their faux pas regarding Always Think Forfeiture. Whether they give the creator of that incentive tool a promotion and/or publicly flog someone is still up in the air. But you should note that we do have an effect on them. And every minute they spend deciding what to do about getting caught in the sheep pen with their pants around their ankles is less time they have to spend infringing the rights of the innocent. It will also be a very useful thing for our friends in congress to bring up during budget hearings with the ATF. Jed did good. Real good.