And this is why Santa has a dedicated fiber line to the FBI

Santa’s elves must have worn their little fingers down to nubs processing all of these NICS checks…


The final score is a record 3.3 million checks in December and a record 23.1 million checks for 2015. And keep in mind that these checks include multiple firearms transactions (Something they do in Free America) and does not include many private party sales (Something else they do in Free America). Obama can flog control all he likes; the American People have voted with their checkbooks and they’re not buying what he’s selling.

So if we plot the data since 1999 (’98 was only a partial year), the sales trend looks like this…

NICS checks by year

Forget gold. Go long on steel!