Skip to comments.The U.S. Guns In Mexico's Drug War (2009)
Posted on 06/21/2011 1:08:37 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
. . .With the murder rate in Chihuahua State (which includes Ciudad Juarez) going from 600 in 2007 to more than 2,700 in 2008, ATF Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas Field Division, Michael Golson, puts the blame squarely on "firearms trafficking."
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on a visit to Mexico, said Wednesday that America's inability to prevent weapons being smuggled across the border is causing the deaths of Mexican police officers, soldiers and civilians
Now, the ATF is about to get some reinforcements under an initiative announced this week by the Obama administration. The money will help track down who is buying these weapons and from whom. . .
(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...
“under an initiative announced this week by the Obama administration”
So much for “Obama did no know of, nor approve, project fast and furious”
To paraphrase Pogo: “He has met the enemy and it is him.”
That CBS site is really junky! Clicking the link froze Firefox. Once I restarted Firefox, after a force close, the CBS tab had several layers of pop-ups. It is so “busy” it reminds me of a used car lot.
That didn't happen to me tonight but it has happened in the past on that site. Sometimes there are layers of Twitter links .
I have noticed that MSM websites are the worst most poorly designed websites on the net.
Well, I'm shocked.
Tell DuhWon, Holder, and the rest of the gang to quit sending arms to Mexico.
The Agency's "problem" is a self-inflicted wound.
The entire operation was crafted to create the perception that harsh gun control measures are needed.
For those who have crossed the border into Mexico, do you remember the hundreds of Mexican Border Patrol agents checking vehicles to prevent drugs from leaving Mexico and weapons from entering?
Surely if so many weapons were coming into Mexico from the U.S. that it was contributing to the levels of crime and violence there the Mexican army or someone in Mexico would be searching every vehicle coming into the country. No? No.
and this is the money line....we get at a minimum, napolitano, holder and clinton at the top, along with a slew of lower level beurocrats......which one will be the first to hang fubo out to dry????
Obama’s guns in mexico...
This will be used as evidence in holder’s trial... one day.
fubo lied....federal agents died....
I wonder if Golson’s comment means there’s another Fast & Furious being run out of the Dallas office walking thousands more weapons across the border of Texas.
Maybe the rise of the cartel violence and the "fast and furious" operation are linked. If so, that would help establish a timeline for the op, and may expose other segments of it.
I wondered at the shortages, even with the war going, and speculated even then that not all of that ammo sold was going to Conservatives stocking up (more) back when ammo was hard to find.
I think we need to rename this the "Munchausen Administration". The MSM is already howling the problem, and the administration will try to just go ahead with the "cure".
I think enough people are aware of what has been happening, or at least have an inkling, (Thank God for Mr. Issa), but I think the Obamites might try to go ahead with their (UN/Global Socialist) agenda anyway.
-——walking thousands more weapons across the border -——
In Texas, they are floated across the border.
They’re (administration) going to spend money to find out what is going on...
When we all know what happened in ther first place???
“Stupid is as stupid does...” (Or allows in this case)
I’m curious about whether the Border Patrol was instructed, like the gun dealers, to not interfere with F&F weapons being smuggled across the border. With all the border scanning technology, I’m stunned that they were able to get a Barrett 50-cal across.
Lies, incompetence, or treasonous behaviour?
The S should HTF no matter which. But because the alleged safeguards were ordered to stand down on other levels, it is entirely concieveable that there were orders to ignore the traffic. Especially when one considers that without orders to not interfere in the F&F operation, there is a solid chance the investigations would get tangled up, which means DHS would have to be in on the op as well...
The plot thickens...
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