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March 24th 2009 Youtube Video Pulled ( Fast and Furious )
Youtube | 6/22/2012 | ME

Posted on 06/22/2012 11:34:22 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1

Youtube Video of Announcement of Operation Fast and Furious program pulled down by Youtube and labeled PRIVATE .


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The March 24th Video showing Robt. Gibbs , Janet Napolitano and the Deputy Attorney Gen. Describing the Operation Gun Runner program aka Fast and Furious has now been Labeled PRIVATE and can not be readily viewed by the gen. public any longer . I viewed this Vid as recently as two days ago and booked marked it for future use but can no longer pull it up .
1 posted on 06/22/2012 11:34:29 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1
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To: Lionheartusa1

the rewrite has begun.


2 posted on 06/22/2012 11:36:44 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: Lionheartusa1

YouTubeObama sends things down the Memory Hole all the time.


3 posted on 06/22/2012 11:36:48 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Sic gorgiamus allos subjectatos nunc... not just pretty words...)
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To: Lionheartusa1

Here it is on CSPAN!!!

http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/284798-4


4 posted on 06/22/2012 11:39:05 AM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: Lionheartusa1

I sent links to the video to Shawn Hannity, Glen Beck, Fox News, and Drudge early this morning. Hopefully they also downloaded it. It was there this morning as I posted the link on another thread earlier today.


5 posted on 06/22/2012 11:39:51 AM PDT by tired&retired
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To: Lionheartusa1

I believe, from a posting earlier this week on FR, that several people here taped this video from their camera phones. It’s out there still.


6 posted on 06/22/2012 11:40:31 AM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: Lionheartusa1

http://viralread.com/2012/06/21/breaking-fast-and-furious-was-conducted-under-stimulus-and-president-obamas-approval/


7 posted on 06/22/2012 11:40:53 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Lionheartusa1

LMAO! I watched it on Wednesday.

It’s definitely been purged.


8 posted on 06/22/2012 11:41:06 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Lionheartusa1

I sure hope people captured it on other venues. You knew this was coming...of course, the media is in it for Omoron so it was just a matter of time.


9 posted on 06/22/2012 11:43:32 AM PDT by oust the louse (Hey Axelrod, if Obama is the black jesus, I am Sparticus.)
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To: Lionheartusa1

I had the same experience.


10 posted on 06/22/2012 11:43:52 AM PDT by Eva
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To: Lionheartusa1

This is the reason the video was pulled. Source: http://www.therightscoop.com/bombshell-proof-obama-and-holder-knew-about-gun-walking-in-2009/

My video is wrong and I apologize for that. What Ogden and Napolitano in my video were referring to was gun-running, not gun-walking. I mistakenly conflated the two of them. Gun-Walking to be clear is the weapons we allowed into Mexico that were never traced – the 2k weapons that turned up into the hands of the Cartel, one of which was used in Brian Terry’s death.

While I’m sure that the announcement in March 2009 was likely the beginning of Fast and Furious under the guise of Project GunRunner, this video below doesn’t prove that and thus I have deleted it.

I’ll try harder to not conflate these two in the future.

***


11 posted on 06/22/2012 11:45:00 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: Lionheartusa1

My guess is that someone paid big bucks for it as it was pure evidence of Holder & O’Bummer’s guilt.

I think there are plenty of copies floating around....

I also emailed it to a few friends this am and it worked.


12 posted on 06/22/2012 11:46:46 AM PDT by tired&retired
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To: tallyhoe

Download it and save it...


13 posted on 06/22/2012 11:49:25 AM PDT by tired&retired
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To: Lionheartusa1; sunmars; Old Sarge; tallyhoe; tired&retired; Kevin in California; Red Badger; ...

Actually, Holder would love us to confuse GunRunner and GunWalking for him because Issa voted for GunRunner/narcotics enforcement, not Gun Walking tactics.


14 posted on 06/22/2012 11:56:01 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: tallyhoe

That’s not the same video. That video is from March. The other one was from April.


15 posted on 06/22/2012 11:57:14 AM PDT by Eva
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To: tallyhoe

Thanks for the link .... How long before cSpan pulls it I wonder ?? This Vid is damning IMO and proves they all knew about gun running as early as 3/24/2009 . Holder lied now let him get the same treatment as Scooter Libby and Roger Clements .


16 posted on 06/22/2012 11:57:41 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: sam_paine

Wow, you folks are excellent on the research. I read the detail explanation at the link you provided.

Thanks for sharing and making the mud a little clearer.


17 posted on 06/22/2012 11:57:53 AM PDT by tired&retired
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To: tired&retired

The collaspe has begun. The communist clowns in the Obama regime couldn’t pull off their FAST & FURIOUS scheme. Why think they can handle THE COVER-UP. One mistake after another will turn this into the all time political blunder and make watergate look like a stroll in the park.


18 posted on 06/22/2012 11:58:55 AM PDT by spawn44 (mu)
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To: New Jersey Realist

Gun Runner is the name of the operation that was announced in the video. Fast and Furious was a part of the Gun Runner Operation, the Arizona part. I have been informed by another Freeper that there were two other parts of the operation, one in Texas and one in Florida that dealt with guns to Honduras.

I thought that the date of the video that was posted was April, but that might have been the date of the original posting.


19 posted on 06/22/2012 12:01:42 PM PDT by Eva
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To: Eva

Wrong! Both videos were from March 24 2009. The one on CPSAN is longer because the guy who uploaded it to YOUTUBE edited it. David Ogden is in the video talking about Operation Gunrunner about 12 to 14 minutes into the video after he is introduced... I know both video were from march 24 is after i saw it on Youtube I went to cspan and located the video by the date on the Youtube video!


20 posted on 06/22/2012 12:04:56 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: All
Is YouTube the video version of Snopes in hiding fact?

In the meantime....


21 posted on 06/22/2012 12:05:08 PM PDT by QT3.14 (Repubs: Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory?)
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To: New Jersey Realist; All

2ndAmendment21 day agoin reply to E. Lee Zimmerman

The Bush Administration used the name Wide Receiver which had nothing to do with either Gunrunner or Fast and Furious. Here is a rundown of Wide Receiver - it was much different that what this administration has done!

In Operation Wide Receiver, Tucson agents allowed the sales of more than 500 firearms to known straw purchasers. Like Gunrunner/Fast and Furious, the operation apparently backfired.

Some firearms in Wide Receiver were equipped with RFID tracking devices. In Wide Receiver, it seems the illegal purchasers seemed more than slightly knowledgeable of the ATF and how to take their aerial and electronic tracking procedures down.

Knowing the time aloft numbers for virtually all planes used in government surveillance, the buyers had a simple method of getting their purchases across the border undetected. They simply drove four-hour loops around the area.

As surveillance planes were forced to return to base for refueling, the smugglers simply turned and sprinted their cargo across the border.

The RFID tags also turned out to be problematic.

Rather than making large enough holes for the tags to be laid out inside weapons, agents force-fit them into the rifles.

That cramming caused the antennae to be folded, reducing the effective range of the tags. And an already short battery life (36-48 hours maximum) meant that should purchasers allow the firearms to sit, the tracking devices eliminated themselves.

Thar’s quite a bit of difference between the two operations.

Wide Receiver sought to track and interdict guns being smuggled south using a combination of RFID-tracking devices embedded in the shipments and overheard surveillance aircraft. Wide Receiver failed because of the limitations of the technology used, compounded by the ineptness of its installation and the unexpected resourcefulness of the cartel’s gun smugglers.

As a result of the mistakes made in Wide Receiver, guns were lost: approximately 450 made it into Mexico. As a result, the botched operation launched in 2006 — and in this instance, actually botched — was shut down in 2007.

Compare the mistakes of Wide Receiver to the operations launched under Eric Holder’s Department of Justice, which had the advantages of learning from the postmortem failures of Wide Receiver two years before.
http://www.therightscoop.com/bombshell-proof-obama-and-holder-knew-about-gun-walking-in-2009/

Thanks, that was helpful. A poster wrote this at the same link. I found it helpful as it can be confusing is one hasn’t been following the events closely.


22 posted on 06/22/2012 12:06:36 PM PDT by bronxville
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To: sunmars

Here is the original on Youtube!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KloKRe0Qgs


23 posted on 06/22/2012 12:09:28 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: tallyhoe

You’re right.


24 posted on 06/22/2012 12:09:46 PM PDT by Eva
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To: tired&retired

I sent it to them also yesterday!


25 posted on 06/22/2012 12:16:34 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: tired&retired

I sent links to the video to Shawn Hannity, Glen Beck, Fox News, and Drudge early this morning

Don’t forget Breibart!!!
(not sarc)


26 posted on 06/22/2012 12:16:53 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: marstegreg

I sent it to them also!


27 posted on 06/22/2012 12:17:53 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: tallyhoe

Whew! Well done! :)


28 posted on 06/22/2012 12:23:44 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: Lionheartusa1

There are software out there that will download and save video clips. Here is one I have used in the past and its free:

http://www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pde/0155/Multimedia_Software/Ashampoo-ClipFinder-HD/Details

In the future, save the videos themselves instead of bookmarks since as you know now, they can take videos down, move the links, and do other stuff. If you have a copy you can upload it and share it anywhere. And this software compresses the videos so they don’t take a lot of space. You can organize the videos into special folders like you would any other kind of document or file.


29 posted on 06/22/2012 12:27:55 PM PDT by monkeyshine
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To: tired&retired

Good job everyone. Executive privilege is to protest communication and advice TO THE PRESIDENT—ONLY the president. I thought he said he didn’t know anything about Fast and Furious? Now he has admitted that he was getting communication and advise directly!!! It is time to file immediate Federal Court actions to force this release and to stop this cover up. !! The people have a right to know before the election. Why has the congress failed to file this law suit?NOW!!! boys.


30 posted on 06/22/2012 12:33:44 PM PDT by marygonzo
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To: tallyhoe

Better download that quick before the White House orders it taken down!


31 posted on 06/22/2012 12:35:43 PM PDT by MeganC (No way in Hell am I voting for Mitt Romney. Not now, not ever. Deal with it.)
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To: monkeyshine

Thanks ,,, I will save it and use it often in the future .


32 posted on 06/22/2012 12:38:32 PM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Lionheartusa1

Here is the original source;
U.S.-Mexico Border Security Policy
Mar 24, 2009
http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/284798-4

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg and Deputy Attorney General David Ogden held a news conference to announce the U.S.-Mexico Border Security Policy. They spoke to reporters and .. Read More

31 minutes


33 posted on 06/22/2012 12:43:52 PM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Lionheartusa1

At another news conference that day, the ‘efforts to assist Mexico’ part starts at about 25 minutes;
Presidential News Conference
Mar 24, 2009
http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/PresidentialNewsConference87

He then answered questions on a number of topics including the economy, efforts to assist Mexico in combatting drug cartels, international monetary policy, tax policy, stem cell research, and the Middle East peace process.


34 posted on 06/22/2012 12:44:35 PM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Lionheartusa1
http://www.popmodal.com/

should be used by MORE CONSERVATIVES....it is the video web site for CONSERVATIVES....and it doesn't protect Obamugabe like "youtube" does....

35 posted on 06/22/2012 12:49:31 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Thanks ,,,,


36 posted on 06/22/2012 1:04:26 PM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I downloaded it a few nights ago. It’s in my video file :)


37 posted on 06/22/2012 1:04:26 PM PDT by imemyself
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To: Eva; LucyT; Nachum; thouworm; bcsco; STARWISE; maggief; onyx; MestaMachine

See Eva’s comment:
Note that they are part of the same program. Terry was murdered in the AZ segment. Zapata murdered in TX segment.
But if THEY are intertwined at the top level. Does any one have the documentation to establish this...or it THAT what 0 is hiding?


38 posted on 06/22/2012 1:06:01 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: Old Sarge
Post #3

This is true,,, they do yank old vids that have few hits ,, but I went to YouTube on Wednesday after the Wed. hearings when Holder was held in contempt by the commitee and sent it to one of my unbelieving Dimocrat friends to show him and it was up then . Seems funny to me NOW they decide to mark it PRIVATE after being up for 3 years .

39 posted on 06/22/2012 1:29:01 PM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Lionheartusa1

I heard the clip on a non-descript radio show last night. I think there are thousands of copies of it floating around by now.


40 posted on 06/22/2012 1:47:29 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (REPEAL OBAMACARE. Nothing else matters.)
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To: Lionheartusa1

A day late and a dollar short. I downloaded it yesterday.


41 posted on 06/22/2012 1:55:17 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: sam_paine

OK, you’re going to have to explain to me the difference. You mean that the Gun Runner program that Napolitano was explaining was a DEA program, not an ATF program and that it went to a vote in Congress, was not just a program that was set up by the Obama administration? I’m confused.


42 posted on 06/22/2012 1:57:10 PM PDT by Eva
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To: New Jersey Realist
It was what it was. So you slightly mislabeled it.

Why gank public statements from the public record?

43 posted on 06/22/2012 2:11:35 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: hoosiermama
I first came across the link to the press conference on the WSJ comment boards. I posted the link with this comment.

Watch this video of a 2009 press conference about the Obama administration's Operation Gun Runner. Different name, same project. Maybe Fast and Furious was a revision of the Gun Runner Operation, maybe FF is a part of Operation Gun Runner, but this press conference proves that the Obama administration was fully engaged and that Holder was running it. Operation Gun Runner Press Conference, 2009

Then in response to my comment, TigersEye responded this:

TigersEye to Eva

Project Gunrunner was the agency-wide program. F&F was part of Project Gunrunner out of the Tucson ATF office just as Operation Castaway was, which ran guns to Honduras out of the Tampa ATF office, as a part of Project Gunrunner. One of the guns used to kill ICE Agent Jaime Zapata was “walked” from a Texas gun shop so that would have been a different ATF operation than F&F too but still part of Project Gunrunner.

44 posted on 06/22/2012 2:18:13 PM PDT by Eva
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To: rawcatslyentist

I don’t know. This is a mystery to me because I heard on Rush that Bush’s program ENDED in 2007! So what was Gibbs and the others talking about then? It had to be F&F. I can’t figure it out so that tells me there’s a bunch of lying going on. I heard long ago that NOTHING really disappears from the internet. That clip can be found somewhere!


45 posted on 06/22/2012 2:19:35 PM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: Eva

Thanks Eva for your clarification.


46 posted on 06/22/2012 2:21:45 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: Lionheartusa1
but can no longer pull it up

Get RealVideo's free player [just as an example] -- it gives you the ability to easily save Youtube videos to you computer. Then, when they disappear, you can upload them to Vimeo or some other such site.

Breitbart lives.

47 posted on 06/22/2012 3:27:55 PM PDT by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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