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Holder blames Americans for gun-running
The Daily Caller ^ | 11/30/2011 | Neil Munro

Posted on 11/30/2011 10:48:35 AM PST by neverdem

Attorney General Eric Holder scolded The Daily Caller’s reporting on the Fast and Furious gun-running scandal shortly after government officials and reporters heard him admonish Americans for funding gun-runners.

Holder appeared Tuesday at a White House event to showcase a new media campaign that is intended to stigmatize the selling and buying of knock-off videos and counterfeit fashion products.

Holder recorded one critical radio ad, which is titled “You can help.” The clip was played to the audience in the White House auditorium.

“This is Attorney General Eric Holder. We are working hard to protect our communities by reducing gang violence and organized crime and there is an important and simple way that you can help. Some street gangs and organized crime groups are selling counterfeit products, such as fake watches, DVDs and purses, as an easy way to make money. And they use that money to fund other crimes, like trafficking in drugs and guns.”

“When you buy knock-offs on the street or online, although it may not be obvious, you could be supporting gangs, putting money in their pockets and helping them to engage in other illegal activities that put our communities at risk,” said Holder in the radio ad.

More than 50 congressmen have called on Holder to resign because of his role in Operation Fast and Furious, which allowed gun-traffickers to buy thousands of guns in the United States, and then allowed them to transport those guns to violent drug gangs in Mexico.

The guns trafficked in Fast and Furious have been linked to the deaths of more than 300 people in Mexico, and at least one U.S. law enforcement officer. Hill legislators have subpoenaed the White House for more information on the gun-trafficking program, but White House officials are refusing to hand over documents.

None of the legislators calling for his resignation are Democrats.

Holder is a Democrat, and formerly served as a top lawyer for President Bill Clinton.

Holder appeared to blame The Daily Caller, not congressional alarm over the administration’s gun smuggling and resulting murders, for the resignation demands.

“You guys need to — you need to stop this. It’s not an organic thing that’s just happening. You guys are behind it,” he told TheDC.


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It doesn't sound like the words of someone about to resign. So be it. I'll take an impeachment of Holder during the next election campaign for starters. Let's see how that plays in the Senate where 17 lefties want to keep their jobs next November. Akaka, Bingaman, Conrad, Kohl, Lieberman and Webb have announced their retirements, IIRC.
1 posted on 11/30/2011 10:48:41 AM PST by neverdem
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To: neverdem

The spin machine is in action today. Too bad none of these crooks will ever find their just reward; they will just move from GubMint job to GubMint job....


2 posted on 11/30/2011 10:51:13 AM PST by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: neverdem

Of course. Why didn’t I realize this before? It’s our fault.


3 posted on 11/30/2011 10:51:33 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: neverdem

Here is the cover up Holder is using.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2814199/posts


4 posted on 11/30/2011 10:53:02 AM PST by OPS4 (Ops4 God Bless America!Jesus is Lord!)
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To: neverdem

He needs to rot in a jail cell full of organicly motivated inmates who remember Waco.


5 posted on 11/30/2011 10:53:14 AM PST by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: neverdem
...reporters heard him admonish Americans for funding gun-runners.

He's right. Americans named Holder and Geithner and...

6 posted on 11/30/2011 10:55:13 AM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: neverdem

He learned well from his boss. Blame everyone else and stick to their norm and “Deny, deny, deny.”


7 posted on 11/30/2011 10:55:28 AM PST by RC2
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To: neverdem

Sad to say, Newt may be the one Pubbie with enough stones to start the knife fight in the phone booth of the Dems. It will take cojones of brass and a spine of steel. Newt needs to look the camera in the eye while he calls out Zero and J Edgar Holder on their consistent lies.


8 posted on 11/30/2011 10:56:48 AM PST by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: blackdog

Place him in a Mexican prison.


9 posted on 11/30/2011 10:59:59 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: RC2

Admit nothing, deny everything, make counter-accusations. That’s how they roll.


10 posted on 11/30/2011 11:01:06 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: neverdem
Holder is also a gatekeeper for Obamacare by refusing to release the rest of Kagan’s electronic communications when she worked as solicitor general for this administration.
11 posted on 11/30/2011 11:05:30 AM PST by opentalk
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To: choctaw man

“....Too bad none of these crooks will ever find their just reward; they will just move from GubMint job to GubMint job....”

It’s all backwards anymore. We the People ARE the government, and these asshats in Congress, POTUS, etc. represent the will of the people, otherwise they would hold their own elections. Seems to me the American People as a lot are cowed by these alleged “representatives” of the people.

We have to reach out, and remind Americans who is the boss.

Enough of us circling their sanctuary in D.C., and they will come around to our way of thinking.

We need to rile up the American people, fire up the TEApot, and pour us a cup of action. If they think like we want them to think, then there will be some convictions.


12 posted on 11/30/2011 11:05:42 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: neverdem
“You guys need to — you need to stop this. It’s not an organic thing that’s just happening. You guys are behind it,” he told TheDC.”

You are behind getting our agents killed you turd..You and the other incompetent ass holes in Washington..If they don't do something about you and your ilk then I know God will.. Obama Coned his way into the white house and took his thugs with him..This thug Holder should get what is coming to him and that is prison..

13 posted on 11/30/2011 11:12:54 AM PST by PLD
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To: Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; FreedomPoster; ...
"Holder appeared to blame The Daily Caller..."

Huh? Daily Caller trying to take credit for something it had absolutely NOTHING to do with????
Wow.

14 posted on 11/30/2011 11:45:48 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: neverdem

What utter nonsense. Holder belongs in prison for the rest of his life. Sounds like The Daily Caller is in Holder’s gunsights.


15 posted on 11/30/2011 12:18:18 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: Admin Moderator
I don't know if you or your fellow moderators have some animus against The Daily Caller, but it is no blog. The NRA-ILA has no problem using The Daily Caller as a valid news source. The NRA-ILA has been using them as a source for Gun Walker stories for more than a few months. It has plenty of writers for news stories that cast the left in a bad light and a wealth of known conservative commentators, e.g. Ann Coulter, Ken Blackwell, Larry Kudlow, etc.
16 posted on 11/30/2011 12:36:08 PM PST by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem
Nobody was murdered at the Watergate.


17 posted on 11/30/2011 12:46:23 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: MestaMachine
Huh? Daily Caller trying to take credit for something it had absolutely NOTHING to do with????

"More than 50 congressmen have called on Holder to resign because of his role in Operation Fast and Furious, which allowed gun-traffickers to buy thousands of guns in the United States, and then allowed them to transport those guns to violent drug gangs in Mexico."

--snip--

"Holder appeared to blame The Daily Caller, not congressional alarm over the administration’s gun smuggling and resulting murders, for the resignation demands."

No, The Daily Caller has updated a number of times the increasing count of Representatives calling for Holder's resignation.

18 posted on 11/30/2011 12:55:22 PM PST by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem

Okay. Thank you. I didn’t get it.


19 posted on 11/30/2011 1:15:35 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: neverdem
“You guys need to — you need to stop this. It’s not an organic thing that’s just happening. You guys are behind it,” he told TheDC.

Yes, Eric, the press stacked up hundreds of bodies just to make you look bad. /s

Coward!

20 posted on 11/30/2011 2:00:29 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: neverdem
Erik Holder is a piece of work, the Obama kind of work....doing what both men do best BLAMING SOMEONE ELSE FOR THEIR PROBLEMS!
21 posted on 11/30/2011 2:36:00 PM PST by yoe
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To: neverdem

Yeah so do I, their names are Eric Holder and the ATF


22 posted on 11/30/2011 4:04:41 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: neverdem

Holder should be rotting in a jail cell.


23 posted on 11/30/2011 4:10:36 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: neverdem

Holder should be rotting in a jail cell.


24 posted on 11/30/2011 4:10:55 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: neverdem

Doesn’t make sense. Holder’s here. Why would be be sending guns to Mexico?


25 posted on 11/30/2011 4:15:40 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: tacticalogic
That shoud read:

Holder's here. Why would we be sending guns to Mexico?"

26 posted on 11/30/2011 4:18:04 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: neverdem
Wow! I agree with Eric Holder! I, too, blame Americans!

I blame Eric Holder and Barack Obama.

Wait, wait: That means I blame one American and one Kenyan-cum-Indonesian.

27 posted on 11/30/2011 4:21:03 PM PST by Lazamataz (That's all.)
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To: MestaMachine
"Holder appeared to blame The Daily Caller..."

Holder's going batty...

28 posted on 11/30/2011 6:29:39 PM PST by GOPJ (Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, Than a fatted calf with hatred - Proverbs 15)
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To: choctaw man

Here is an interesting post from the WH Insider.

http://theulstermanreport.com/2011/11/30/white-house-insider-there-is-a-very-uneasy-peace-between-president-obama-and-the-american-military/

There is a little gem of a statement about how Holder has been off the reservation more than once.

So someone is spinning that Holder is soon out and that he was off the reservation.


29 posted on 11/30/2011 6:34:05 PM PST by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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btrl


30 posted on 12/01/2011 6:25:59 PM PST by Clinging Bitterly (We need to limit political office holders to two terms. One in office, and one in prison.)
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