Skip to comments.Sipsey Street Exclusive: "In at the beginning." The State Department & the Gunwalker Scandal.
Posted on 10/10/2011 2:05:31 PM PDT by Nachum
"Hillary doesn't have to audition for the part of Caesar's wife. She knows when to be out of the room." -- Anonymous State Department source.
Since it has been a few days, readers might want to refresh their memories by revisiting "In at the beginning." The State Department & the Gunwalker Scandal. Part 2. The 90% Myth. "I have not backed off" an AWB. The last four paragraphs:
My sources say that this battle of the "statistics" was taken very seriously by all players -- the White House, State and Justice. Yet, WHY was this game of statistics so important to the players? If some weapons from the American civilian market were making it to Mexico into the hand of drug gang killers that was bad enough. What was the importance of insisting that it was 90 percent, 80 percent, or finally 70 percent? Would such statistics make any difference to the law enforcement tactics necessary to curtail them? No.
This statistics mania is similar to the focus on "body counts" in Vietnam. Yet if Vietnam body counts were supposed to be a measure of how we were winning that war, the focus on the 90 percent meme was certainly not designed to be a measure of how we were winning the war against arming the cartels, but rather by what overwhelming standard we were LOSING. Why?
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It was .. as is normal for this administration an over reach. They just never figured that they would not be able to control the ATF agents and keep them from spilling the beans to Congress.
What is sad, no .. it is INFURIATING, is that the FBI was so deep into this and not one of those agents came forward with this information. They were in on this from the beginning. I mean, long before ATF ever became involved with any of this.
Mike Vanderboegh, who runs “Sipsey Street,” has had his share of death threats already. He has been charged with carrying a gun in his car without the proper permits and is awaiting a final decision as to the outcome.
It has occurred to me (and probably others) that sending him to prison could effectively shut down his blog. If anything were to happen to him while he was inside we could lose his voice permanently.
I suppose I’m just being paranoid though... Things like that don’t really happen, do they?
Anything is possible with this crowd. I will put him on my prayer list. He doesn’t sound like he was born yesterday so hopefully he will take the neccessary precautions.
Dear Congressman Issa, I think this might be of interest to the case you are building.
“What did Hillary know and when did she know it?”
It will only take one demonrat high enough who either hates Hillary or Barky enough to spill the beans and one DBM type to print it.Lots of ifs there.
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