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Texas Prosecutor And Wife Slain At Their Home
Friends of Ours ^ | 03/31/13 | Friends of Ours

Posted on 03/31/2013 2:51:41 AM PDT by AtlasStalled

Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia Woodward McLelland were shot to death in their home last night as reported by The Dallas Morning News:

"A law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity described the scene at the McLellands' home as an awful scene where the door appeared to have been kicked in. 'There are shell casings everywhere,' the official said. 'This is unprecedented. This is unbelievable. This is huge.'"

Last month Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse was gunned down outside the local courthouse by two men in tactical gear who remain at large, and authorities fear the murders may be connected to a retaliatory plot by Mexican cartels.

The drug cartels freelance their retail distribution and enforcement work to local street and prison gangs across the United States, and have recently been targeting both Mexican and U.S. law enforcement officials for assassination.

Last week the Texas Department of Public Safety released a report identifiying the Mexican drug cartels as the greatest threat to the Lone Star State as reported by KWTX: "six cartels have command and control networks in the state, moving drugs and people into the United States, and transporting cash, weapons and stolen vehicles back to Mexico." Former Texas Ranger Mark Leger says "Mexican drug cartels are a real and present threat to Central Texas," and "sometimes, the general public doesn't have any idea that there are gangs operating in their cities and towns."

Meanwhile, the Obama admininistation naively -- or is it cynically? -- continues to insist that the border is secure, there is no evidence of drug-related spillover violence, and American citizens have no need to own semi-automatic rifles and standard-capacity magazines for personal protection.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; cartels; drugcartels; drugs; drugwar; warondrugs; wod; wodlist; wosd
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1 posted on 03/31/2013 2:51:41 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: AtlasStalled

Appalling. RIP.


2 posted on 03/31/2013 2:59:20 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: AtlasStalled
If we had a real POTUS and a real AG instead of a fag and a thug...the cartels would think twice about pulling off this type of crap in our country...

What will Rick Perry do ?

3 posted on 03/31/2013 3:14:17 AM PDT by Popman
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To: AtlasStalled

Obama must’ve jerking himself over this little two-fer.... Not only a chance for yet another crisis, but another opportunity to push for gun restrictions.


4 posted on 03/31/2013 3:19:55 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Popman

You assume it is the cartels and not the administration. That’s a stretch, these days.


5 posted on 03/31/2013 3:20:07 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Popman

Yeah.. Instead our “leaders” push for amnesty.


6 posted on 03/31/2013 3:21:01 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Popman
He should call out the ER and man the border ... at least.

There's no question we have lost all security and respect just for being the (not so) united States.

7 posted on 03/31/2013 3:21:22 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Hardraade

My thoughts exactly..!


8 posted on 03/31/2013 3:23:52 AM PDT by swampfox101 (l)
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To: Hardraade
You assume it is the cartels and not the administration. That’s a stretch, these days.

Well... you do have a point...

Absolutely nothing would surprise me today...

9 posted on 03/31/2013 3:25:09 AM PDT by Popman
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To: AtlasStalled
Meanwhile, the Obama admininistation naively -- or is it cynically? -- continues to insist that the border is secure, there is no evidence of drug-related spillover violence, and American citizens have no need to own semi-automatic rifles and standard-capacity magazines for personal protection.

It will be interesting to see how much national press coverage these assassinations will get.

I would imagine that Obama’s lap dogs will try to sleep through this after all it is only a couple local prosecutor. No national significance to their deaths. /S

10 posted on 03/31/2013 3:30:43 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: AtlasStalled

Illegal aliens should all have a bounty on their heads, dead or alive.


11 posted on 03/31/2013 3:31:01 AM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: exnavy

Democrats should have the same .


12 posted on 03/31/2013 3:32:02 AM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: AtlasStalled

Its either the Mexican Drug Cartels...or the US Govt working w the cartels...committing these murders

And, our Congress is trying to give these Cartel members Amnesty


13 posted on 03/31/2013 3:44:01 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: AtlasStalled

“Shell casings were everywhere”

Yeah, probably fired by weapons put in the hands of cartels, courtesy of F&F.


14 posted on 03/31/2013 3:45:25 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Hardraade

You assume it is the cartels and not the administration. That’s a stretch, these days.
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As long as the drug cartels interests don’t conflict with the current owners of the judiciary , the bankers , things will work out fine ... welcome to Chihuahua , Texas.


15 posted on 03/31/2013 3:54:06 AM PDT by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I try to be amused.)
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To: Neidermeyer

Welcome to the third world...courtesy of Obama.

Dam.


16 posted on 03/31/2013 4:05:14 AM PDT by glasseye
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To: AtlasStalled

“Just doing the work that Americans won’t do.”


17 posted on 03/31/2013 4:14:32 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: ScottinVA

> “Shell casings were everywhere”

Yeah, probably fired by weapons put in the hands of cartels, courtesy of F&F.

And a ban on assault weapons would have prevented this how, Mr. President?

Those guys had the wrong city and address...


18 posted on 03/31/2013 4:15:57 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: AtlasStalled
I wonder what a Texas air national guard A-10 could do to a drug lords house if it strayed off coarse a bit.
19 posted on 03/31/2013 4:17:50 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: AtlasStalled
Prayers up to our Lord, on this Easter Morning, for the family members of Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia Woodward McLelland.
20 posted on 03/31/2013 4:20:01 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: exnavy

I confess to having those thoughts too.


21 posted on 03/31/2013 4:21:39 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: ScottinVA

> Obama must’ve jerking himself over this little two-fer.... Not only a chance for yet another crisis, but another opportunity to push for gun restrictions.

There is absolutely no law he could have passed to stop this type of incident; a surprise attack in the middle of the night; not even an assault weapon ban or sealing of the borders; the cat and her kittens are long gone from the bag and have reproduced exponentially. The “People” of the United States of America might be a lot less prone to commit acts like this if their lives were unmolested by so much government intervention, unncecessary laws and regulations, and the economy were stable. He took away our hope and brought way wayyy too much change.


22 posted on 03/31/2013 4:23:27 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: AtlasStalled

Texas will have to defend itself. Obama hates Texas and won’t lift a finger to help. The FBI should have been down here yesterday, if there was any interest in finding these killers from Mexico.


23 posted on 03/31/2013 4:24:51 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: AtlasStalled
Listen, this going to get a lot worse. I have been keeping on eye on this Mexican drug cartel situation for a while and its unbelievable. I just saw a video yesterday that was filmed by one of the cartels chopping off the the heads of 3 men and 2, all at the same time, then dismembering the bodies, and putting the arms and legs into a big 55 gallon drum of acid. Its super hard to watch, its disgusting, but somebody has to watch and tell other people about it so they will know the danger. This isn't 9,000 miles away in Afgahnistan, This is happening here in North America. Soon just talking about this will put you danger of a head chopping. It is coming to a neighborhood near you. And the US government supplied these maniacs with weapons, and don't want YOU to own guns.
24 posted on 03/31/2013 4:25:17 AM PDT by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ------- The New Gold)
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To: Lockbar

I left out they also cut the heads off of two women along with the 3 men. Three weeks ago I saw a different video where they cut the heads off of one man and then 3 women. I am going to guess children are next??? Nobody is safe.


25 posted on 03/31/2013 4:27:40 AM PDT by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ------- The New Gold)
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To: AtlasStalled

The article in the Ft Worth paper completely avoided any reference to Mexican drug cartels. Disgusting.


26 posted on 03/31/2013 4:39:48 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: AtlasStalled

It’s only unprecedented in America.

It’s been happening for a while in Mexico.

It’s coming home to roost. Thank Ms. Napolitano.


27 posted on 03/31/2013 4:41:05 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: fwdude

The daily mail UK is saying it may be related to the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2301836/Mike-McLelland-Authorities-fear-murderous-conspiracy-Texas-district-attorney-wife-killed.html

No one knows yet who it was.


28 posted on 03/31/2013 4:42:38 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Was he anti gun or a pro firearms DA.


29 posted on 03/31/2013 4:43:43 AM PDT by riverrunner
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To: Hardraade
You assume it is the cartels and not the administration. That’s a stretch, these days.

IMHO it isn't too far a stretch to equate one with the other............

30 posted on 03/31/2013 4:45:23 AM PDT by varon (USA Nationalist)
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To: txrefugee
Texas will have to defend itself. Obama hates Texas and won’t lift a finger to help.

That's a monumental understatement. Not only will they not help; the Obamanation will PROHIBIT Texas from defending itself, as they have numerous other states.

A malevolent entity has waged war on us, the American people. And I'm not talking about Mexico. We are insane if we don't respond.

31 posted on 03/31/2013 4:46:23 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: knarf

Until that fag leaves or is forced from office, this sort of activity will grow and happen further and further from the border.

The time has come to invade norhtern mexico and clear out this rats nest.


32 posted on 03/31/2013 4:55:57 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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To: jsanders2001
...The “People” of the United States of America might be a lot less prone to commit acts like this...

This has Mexico drug cartel written all over it...

What makes you this Americans did this horrific heinous slaughter...?

33 posted on 03/31/2013 4:56:12 AM PDT by Popman
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To: Amberdawn

Reading the article, I see that the Aryan Brotherhood is working with the cartels.

There are only two things that will stop this, and I suggest both.

Drone strikes across the border. The Mexican government will complain but we just tell them “Tough. If you don’t like it, cure the problem from your side.”

Second, end this foolish idea that making drugs illegal will make them go away.

I was a kid in Chicago during prohibition and I remember well the gang wars.

The only thing that ended the gang wars was the end of prohibition.

The FBI made headlines and fodder for movies, etc., but their impact on the gangs was not as great as it was on Hollywood.

The drug wars are costing all of us our freedom and many of us our lives.


34 posted on 03/31/2013 5:05:12 AM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: AtlasStalled

Well this is just impossible. Janet tells us the border has never been this secure.


35 posted on 03/31/2013 5:09:45 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: AtlasStalled
Family values don't stop at the Rio Grande.

-- King Bush II

36 posted on 03/31/2013 5:16:23 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: AtlasStalled

What is really sad...is the fact we will have to wait until foreign news agencies pick up on this story to get some real information about this...like connecting the dots...


37 posted on 03/31/2013 5:17:21 AM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: AtlasStalled

Well we know Woody Harrelson’s daddy didn’t do this one.


38 posted on 03/31/2013 5:18:25 AM PDT by csmusaret (America is more divided today , not because of the problems we face but because of Obama's solutions)
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To: Popman
What will Rick Perry do ?

Nothing.

39 posted on 03/31/2013 5:24:01 AM PDT by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: AtlasStalled
>>Obama admininistation naively — or is it cynically? — continues to insist that the border is secure...<<

If ya live down here in Texas, you know full well this is a lie perpetrated by republicans and democrats alike.

This has gone on for decades. I've been to the border on many occasions and it is a very dangerous area. All the way back in the 80’s when I'd go down there, it was a lawless place.

I've seen illegals swimming the river in broad damn daylight, disappearing in a grove heavy cat tails, waiting for night fall.

Question. Why the hell do we have troops half way around the world ferreting out cave dwellers in Iraq and Afghanistan when the real threat to national security is but a stones throw away.....Mexico?

40 posted on 03/31/2013 5:28:05 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: AtlasStalled; waterhill; ixtl

For later ping


41 posted on 03/31/2013 5:29:34 AM PDT by Envisioning (Call me a racist........, one more time..........)
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To: AtlasStalled

Wasn’t this the same county the Assistant District Attorney was gunned down in broad daylight two months ago?


42 posted on 03/31/2013 5:35:51 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: AtlasStalled

Save.


43 posted on 03/31/2013 5:39:12 AM PDT by Jane Long (Background checks? Dandy idea, Mr. President. Shoulda started with yours. - Sarah Palin)
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same county confirmed. Reports of possible ties.


44 posted on 03/31/2013 5:45:24 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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Note: reports of possible ties are unconfirmed. No arrest(s) in prior murder of Assistant DA at this time.


45 posted on 03/31/2013 5:48:14 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: AtlasStalled

My apology for the question. Was not reading text properly within article.


46 posted on 03/31/2013 5:50:59 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: AtlasStalled
Any chance of setting up house to house?
47 posted on 03/31/2013 5:53:11 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: AtlasStalled
What are the odds that the DA and his wife were killed with smuggled weapons from Fast & Furious?

5.56mm

48 posted on 03/31/2013 6:00:54 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: AtlasStalled

I wonder if the cartels in Texas used Obamaguns obtained thru Fast + Furious.


49 posted on 03/31/2013 6:01:29 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: AtlasStalled

They tried to pin Hasse on the Nazis. Even executed the guy they blamed. A little fast out of the post on that; now they’ll have to find a new scapegoat.


50 posted on 03/31/2013 6:12:35 AM PDT by PAR35
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