The scene above is a phenomenon sweeping across the heartland. The White House is finally responsible for a stimulus that works.  The nationwide gun-buying frenzy? Gun buyers say President Obama built that:

https://twitter.com/JABfor24/status/281518970316673025

https://twitter.com/AverageJoe1776/status/281529581264064514

The shelves are emptying fast:

https://twitter.com/allison_davis5/status/281169297441710081

I just left my local gun store this is what's left now...

https://twitter.com/AnkurMusic/status/281652522064703488

After waiting 2hrs at the #gun #store I was able to buy the last 4 they had! #ar15 #red #white and #blue  #2ndamendment #America

Ray's gun store in Dallas. AR section. Officially sold out. We bought the last S&W .223.

The lines are long and out the door:

https://twitter.com/RichardCrouch13/status/281478277623844864

Waiting in line to get into a #gun #store only in #Texas #love this state #overcapacity

Parking lots are overflowing:

https://twitter.com/saudinkuljancic/status/281131083813253120

From Pennsylvania to Florida to Illinois to Texas to Utah and all points in between and beyond, gun stores are packed:

Welcome to the gun store...I've NEVER seen it this busy! #standingroomonly #guns #ammo #stockingup #everyonesgotthesameidea #selfdefense #idontownagun #husbandschristmas

https://twitter.com/theanswerwoman/status/281621171882057728

https://twitter.com/TaylorNapierski/status/281504525565702144

https://twitter.com/jessebustos/status/281529982696714240

https://twitter.com/mwbowler/status/281115253524295680

Bottom line: Americans are serious about self-defense and unapologetic about exercising their Second Amendment rights while they still have them.