Skip to comments.MEXICAN ATTORNEY GENERAL: "OBAMA MORE INVOLVED IN FAST & FURIOUS THAN ADMITTED!" (gunwalker)
Posted on 09/29/2011 10:17:22 AM PDT by marktwain
Mexico's Attorney General Morales, the first woman to hold that office, believes Obama knows more about guns smuggled into Mexico than he's admitting. Credits: KnowGangs.com ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jim Kouri Website: http://www.examiner.com... Email: Email President Barack Obama appears to be getting it from all sides regarding a government snafu dubbed Operation Fast and Furious. Besides both houses of the U.S. Congress and a number of public-interest groups investigating what is being characterized as a rogue federal law enforcement operation, Mexico's attorney general is infuriated over the allegations that the U.S. was behind the smuggling of weapons into Mexico that ended up killing her countrymen.
In a statement released by Mexican Attorney General Marisela Morales, she called Operation Fast and Furious an attack on Mexicans security.
Morales told Mexican reporters that she is demanding a full and honest explanation from the United States government especially since evidence is being gathered that reveals the Obama administration was more involved in Operation Fast and Furious than top officials admitted in their sworn statements.
If what is being reported is true, U.S. Attorney General and other government officials may have committed perjury and/or obstruction of justice if it's proven they lied when testifying before House and Senate committees.
Operation Fast and Furious was a botched Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives covert operation initiated in order to track more than 2,000 smuggled guns to Mexican drug cartels by allowing gang members to purchase them illegally from U.S. gun stores then take them back to their leaders.
However, according to Congressional reports by both Rep. Darryl Issa (R-CA) and Senator Charles Grassley (R-NE), the federal agency lost track of many of the guns. Some later were traced to murders of police and civilians in Mexico and the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol Agent, Brian Terry.
There is also mounting evidence that the Cartel members obtained other weapons including grenades and brought them back to Mexico with the full knowledge of the ATF and the U.S. Justice Department.
President Obama said in June he would discipline the Fast and Furious organizers once the investigation is completed. He then stated that the Fast and Furious fiasco was never approved by his Justice Department officials.
However, reports from several sources including the non-governmental agency Judicial Watch, Fox News Channel and The Examiner strongly suggest there indeed high-level government involvement.
According to Fox News, documents obtained by their news staff revealed that the ATF agents involved actually sold some of the guns to gang members. They allegedly purchased the guns with taxpayer money.
Meanwhile Mexico's Attorney General claims she learned about the operation in the news media rather than being told about it in advance by U.S. government officials, including members of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's staff.
Morales said that if U.S. federal officials were involved, it would be a betrayal of Mexico while its police and military were fighting a war against drug cartels. Tens of thousands of Mexicans have been killed since the "war on drugs" began in 2006. Almost weekly, Mexican authorities are finding mass graves of those murdered by the cartels.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the House Oversight Committees chairman, recently said that it appears the trail of evidence about who authorized Operation Fast and Furious leads back to the White House.
Operation Fast and Furious began in October 2009 with sales from American gun stores to Mexican cartel members. They allegedly spent over $1 million on the firearms. Then in June 2010, ATF picked up the pace of the smuggling by allowing its agents to sell the guns to gang members, according to government documents obtained by Fox News and Judicial Watch.
According to his own testimony, ATF Agent John Dodson was ordered to buy six semi-automatic handguns then sell them to buyers he knew were illegal, the documents say.
Dodson claimed during his House testimony, that he acted on his own, against supervisors instructions, to monitor the movement of the guns to a stash house. He kept the house under surveillance until a vehicle showed up to pick up the guns for smuggling into Mexico.
Dodson says he called for a team to move in to arrest the smugglers, but his supervisors refused. The guns then disappeared from ATF surveillance.
Groups such as the Second Amendment Foundation believe the operation was "dreamed up to show proof that U.S. guns are contributing to the crime and violence in Mexico," something that has been alleged by President Obama, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and their supporters in the gun-control lobby.
Also look into the face he is selling guns and missal's to the Palestinians..
The only good part about this is that it ensnares Hillary Clinton, too.
“I sure hope she isn’t holding her breath! “
Shoot! I was hoping she had proof that would hang hussein and holder.
GWB told people in his administration to cooperate in the made up Plame case and got Scooter Libby thrown under the bus. Ignoring Armitage the leaker.
Will Obama call for people in his administration to cooperate with investigators? Bwahahaha! I crack myself up.
Input needed. Thinking of starting a new ping list called BORDER WARS since so many of these stories are starting to intersect and overlap. I would like to keep the Gunwalker threads separate. Responses and/or advice welcome.
We need to shoot down this meme whenever it surfaces. This operation was not BOTCHED. It was UNCOVERED.
Until then it went perfectly according to plan. And that plan did not include tracking. What it did anticipate were a few deaths on both side of the border and an easy path to stricter gun control laws - the real goal of Fast and Furious. For Obama and Holder those deaths were just the collateral damage necessary to achieve their goal.
I’m SURE NBC Evening NEws and MSNBC will be covering this tonite.
Maybe the NYTimes?
I was hoping there was proof as well.
From one of the article comments:
“The Obama administration’s narrative, before this blew up in their face, WAS that American guns were contributing to Mexican violence.
If you’ll recall, we heard that chant for several months until this came out. Now we don’t hear it at all.
It was a back channel attempt to create sympathy for more gun-grabber laws as opposed to enforcing the plethora we already have.
Can someone explain to me, please, how this is not an act of war by us against Mexico?
ONCE AGAIN, ATF has DEMONSTRATED it operated ABOVE AND BEYOND the U.S. Constitution and the best interest of American citizens.
This should bring a hue and cry to DISMANTLE this discredited monstrosity and return its lawful functions to where they properly belong - the FBI, the CIA and local and state law enforcement authorities.
Hillary knew about it. Remember, early in her administration, she announced that all the guns that were being found in Mexico were coming from the US. I believe that this was never about the cartels, but about gun control.
Not even slightly true Jim.
One out of three are not guilty.
Please add me to your Gunwalker list. Thanks.
...Can someone explain to me, please, how this is not an act of war by us against Mexico?...
It was done illegally in violation of our own laws and treaties without documented authorization from the State Department, thus it could be caled an “illegal” or “undocumented” war...we know how Congress caters to anything “illegal” or “undocumented” so its cool with the libs, remember the end justifies the means for those clowns.
Amyone remember Ollie North and Iran-Contra? oh he was a conservative never mind
Gee, I thought when we elected The One our relations with other nations were going to improve immeasurably compared to Cowboy Bush days.
ha did you read about atf and denying guns to users of medical marijuana? I didnt know they had the power to overturn the Constitution, but apparently they are at it again...
The Obummer administration's deep involvement in crime and corruption is staggering to witness. Fast and Furious involves at least 2 nations, the border states, Chicago gangs, assault weapons, grenades, a dozen or so federal agencies, 200 dead Mexicans, one dead US border agent. It is beginning to look like Obummer Inc is guilty of state sponsored terrorism and may be trying to start an actual war. I think SSP for State Sponsored Terrorism might be a logical name, a common link between all these activities.
Holy cow. This thing is not going away quietly. Great job on the ping list, MM.
“Which one is not like the others?”
No. I missed that one. Thanks.
I have to start an ATF folder in addition to my Muslim folder.
If the Mexican community are serious about this, they should kick some American officials out of the country right now!!!
Grab some headlines, get your people here to march on the White House and protest the injustice. Do it know!!! Blame the White House!!!
They were definitely betrayed by an Sociopath Ideologue who considered Mexican Nationals no more than insignificant collateral damage.
AC 360 did last night on CNN. It was a decent report about 12 minutes long. What got me at the end, Coop said ‘Wow! This is big.’ as if he was hearing it for the first time.
I have been wondering and flummoxed where Mexico was involved in all this which I knew it was. I believe the payoff (our tax money) to keep their mouths shut wasn’t big enough so they are snitching.
This was simply an attempt for the Marxists to kill the Second Amendment. I am so glad it blew up in their faces but am saddened that so many have had to die to expose it.
Obama has blood on his hands.
It WAS a botched operation... if the antecedent of “it” is the cover-up!
When I checked for videos and reports, there were NO vids either on NBC or MSNBC and no reports, 1 about a minute long on ABC from months ago, and that was it.
I was surprised at how many CNN had because I don’t watch CNN and had no idea they had been following this as they have. So credir where credit is due.
I still don’t get Drudge. At first I thought he might have something against Sipsey Street, but the LAT and Fox have been on this as well, so it isn’t that. Can’t understand it.
Seems very curious to me.
I hope they nail Obama to the wall on this gunrunner scandal.
Impeach, impeach, impeach!
“Seems very curious to me.”
Me too. All these months and Mexico has said nothing. The payoff is so obvious.
Thank you taxpayers.
Calderon has had to say about it is the same old thing, that we need to have our gun rights restricted. Calderon has had to say about it is the same old thing, that we need to have our gun rights restricted.
That sums it all up why no word from the Mexican crooks in charge.
People forget Jaime Zapata because he was undercover and murdered in Mexico. DO NOT FORGET JAIME ZAPATA. He was set up and murdered. This administration is at least reponsible for TWO Anerican Law Enforcement MURDERS. Many people believe that Brian Terry was set up as well. I would also bet money that the National Guardsmen who were gunned down in Carson City were victims of walked guns as well. It ws definitely a planned hit.
Wonder if she’ll seek extradition for Obama, Holder and the heads of the ATF, FBI and CIA?
After socialized medicine, about the only step they have left to overthrow capitalism and install communism is their “violent revolution” that, according to their tenets, is absolutely necessary in order to make that transition.
Unfortunately for them, too many patriots out here have the means to resist this “next step”.
Obama, and even Holder to a lesser extent, have an impenetrable melanin-based ethics charge shield.
I said yesterday the Mexican government would have to take the lead on this in order to get answers. Hey, what if they denied American companies from building or opening new businesses until they got answers? There’s dozens of ways they could apply pressure here. The DOJ stonewalling should have us screaming for answers. In the meatime, shredders are burning midnight oil while computer memories are being santized/destroyed. We need real action now.
Oh ye of little faith! ;
Hopefully Fast and Furious is a one way ticket to Leavenworth for Barry and Eric. I would love to see the video of Obama on his first day in prison with his new cellmate Bubba.
SNAFU? A snafu indicates an accidental, unforeseen happenstance.
This was nothing of the kind. This was thought out in great detail at DOJ and WH.
Of all the people to sell guns to and assault weapons and grenades at that!!! Mexican drug cartels for God's sake!!
How could ANYONE be this stupid??
I'm sure that these weapons will show up when they gear up the Reconquista as well!
It's like we have cartoon characters running this country, or literally, the Keystone Kops!
And they earn HOW much in taxpayer money a year????????
Just because Ms. Morales was unaware of the program does not mean her boss was also in the dark. After all, Gun Walker suits his long term goals just as well as it fits Obama's goals.
I'd not be surprised if this was virtually the last we hear from Ms. M.
I’m sure this will be spread all over the lame street press! (Do I even need to tag this with an s?)
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