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California Gun Company Selling ‘Obama’s Blaster’ Gun Barrel

A California gun company has announced a new product named after the President.

The ‘The Obama’s Blaster,’ by Ares Armor, is a gun barrel that, according to the description, is so named because “Yes we can build a firearm product.”

The description on the site is a widely confusing mix of Marvin the Martian references, anti-Obama sentiment and blatant birtherism.

First, the company thanks Obama for “being the distinguished firearms industry spokesman and salesmen of all time.”

Then it launches into the bizarre Looney Tunes/birther mash-up:

Much like Marvin, Barry is believed to be an alien and also was in possession of an illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator. Unfortunately for us, Barry believes that the United States is not only blocking his view of Venus, but is also blocking his social and political views with our pesky Constitution. Luckily, after 2,000 years of research and when he was finally ready to use the Illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator to destroy the Constitution and the United States, Bugs Bunny saved the day and destroyed this device!

If good ol’ Barry had been in possession of a “blaster” such as this, maybe things would have been different for Bugsy. It might have actually been Rabbit season.

Finally, it concludes that the description is aimed to parody the President (and Marvin?) since they know that Obama doesn’t really endorse a product from a gun company that is currently embroiled in fight with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The barrel is currently on sale at the site for $550 and available to all those who are willing to be charged for the item up to three months before it arrives and check a box saying that they are allowed to own a firearm.




Of course, shoppers may want to think twice about paying up front for the barrel. The federal government has threatened to seize Ares Armor’s inventory because of that fact they seem to be willing to sell their ‘make-your-own’ rifle parts to anyone and refuse to give the government a list of their customers.

“They said either give us these 5000 names or we are coming in and taking pretty much anything – which is a huge privacy concern and something we are not willing to do,” Dimitrios Karras, the company’s owner said.

As of August, it seemed likely that the ATF planned to follow through on their threat, making it questionable if any ‘Obama’s blasters’ will ever be shipped.

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H/t: TPM

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