Skip to comments.Fast And Furious Scandal: A Watergate For Obama?
Posted on 07/13/2011 4:21:30 PM PDT by Kaslin
Border: A 2-year-old video shows a high Justice official saying "the president has directed us," including the attorney general, to speed up Project Gunrunner and the offshoot that got a border agent killed.
This tape has no 18-minute gap, and while it does not feature the president himself, the March 24, 2009, video may rival the tape that turned a "third-rate burglary" into a presidential resignation. No one died at Watergate. Agent Brian Terry lost his life in the administration's obsessive pursuit of gun control.
In addition to Agent Terry, Immigration Customs Enforcement Agent Jaime Zapata was also killed in a separate incident by a weapon allowed to "walk" into Mexico from the U.S. as part of the administration's third-rate alleged attempt to track and catch gun traffickers.
The video shows Deputy Attorney General David Ogden, who would resign nine months later after less than a year's service, telling reporters at a Department of Justice briefing of major policy initiatives to fight the Mexican drug cartels.
"The president has directed us to take action to fight these cartels," Ogden begins, "and Attorney General Holder and I are taking several new and aggressive steps as part of the administration's comprehensive plan."
At the president's direction, Ogden said, the administration's plan included DOJ's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives "increasing its efforts by adding 37 new employees in three new offices, using $10 million in Recovery Act funds and redeploying 100 personnel to the Southwest border in the next 45 days to fortify its Project Gunrunner," of which Operation Fast and Furious would be a part.
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Infinite race card: no harm, no foul, not now, not ever.
The MSM studiously ignores it, because it's not a Republican scandal.
Big Media will NEVER let any scandal touch their Obamessiah!
The MSM were very motivated to destroy President Nixon. I doubt that is the case with this particular president.
Watergate was nothing compared to this.
That would require an actively attacking, propagandizing Media, seeking to destroy a politican in a payback maneuver, by grossly over-amplifying a pissant criminal activity
Could Walter Duranty every happen again? We are seeing ABC news, CBS news, NBC news, CNN all conspire to cover up mass murder in order to protect this administration. Wow, how do these people live with themselves?
I’d say that the Democrat staging of the economic collapse was a bigger scandal but Hollywood’s documentary on it treated guys like Soros and Barney Frank as informative heroes.
What did Obamao know and when did he know it?
That is correct, because no one died in Watergate
Not if the press doesn’t report it and/or the Republicans don’t attack on it
Which unfortunately is to say, no, Obama despite having blood on his hands will not face any consequences
Too bad Donald Trump blew it with the birth certificate nonsense, someone like him could get the press talking
They sold weapons to the cartels right under our noses.
Paychecks. Big ones. For most people, they trump conscience.
It would be if we had an unbiased press in this country.
To put it simply: Obama and Holder's A$$ is grass but NO ONE has the cajones to fire up the lawnmower and cut 'em down.
More GOP lack of LEADERSHIP when it comes to getting hardcore and tough.
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