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How did Sen. Feinstein get ATF gun trace data in violation of Tiahrt Amendment?
Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 11/28/11 | David Codrea

Posted on 11/28/2011 5:31:32 PM PST by Nachum

Persons within the Department of Justice whose identities are not yet publicly known apparently broke the law by leaking firearms trace data to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, which she introduced in the Senate Judiciary Committee record in the hearing on Department of Justice oversight earlier this month.

“If I may,” Senator Feinstein requested at the beginning of her questioning of Attorney General Eric Holder (see webcast, at the 69:45 mark), I'd like to put in the record the official firearms trace data from the Department of Justice from 12/1/2006 to 2000...excuse me, 9/30/2011...this is guns [unintelligible] Mexico.”

Left unchallenged and unsaid is how Feinstein obtained the data, which is prohibited by the Tiahrt Amendment from being shared with anyone but law enforcement agencies and prosecutors, and only then in the course of a criminal investigation. That prohibition extends even to Senator Feinstein, as evidenced by the failed attempt earlier this year by Rep. Adam Schiff “to allow Congressional committees to be included on the list of entities to which the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms can disclose part or all of the contents of the Firearms Trace System database.”

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1 posted on 11/28/2011 5:31:34 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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2 posted on 11/28/2011 5:32:38 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Great post! This guy Codrea is fantastic, too.


3 posted on 11/28/2011 5:35:45 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Nachum

Anyone think your medical data will be treated any differently?


4 posted on 11/28/2011 5:36:55 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Nachum

DiFi is a member of the Inner Party. Those kinds of laws don’t apply to her.


5 posted on 11/28/2011 5:37:34 PM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Nachum
Don't be ridiculous. The rules are for the little people, silly
6 posted on 11/28/2011 5:38:37 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Nachum

Of course, the battle axe knew. Let her explain this one.


7 posted on 11/28/2011 5:40:14 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Nachum

Special prosecutor and criminal investigation needed.

Spineless GOP simply ignores these. Dems would be all over state media over this.

You can’t win if you don’t fight.


8 posted on 11/28/2011 5:40:16 PM PST by heiss (heartless)
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To: Nachum

Same way insider trading,racketeering and influence peddling is legal ONLY for politicians in Washington DC ?


9 posted on 11/28/2011 5:40:39 PM PST by Para-Ord.45 (+)
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To: Nachum

DiFi lives in the Pacific Heights sector of San Francisco —I have been to her house.

It’s like a freaking palace —mind blowing. Her husband is a prominent lawyer who works for the ChiComs —I’m serious.

DiFi is by far the most wealthy person in Congress, maybe by a factor of 3 or 4.


10 posted on 11/28/2011 5:41:45 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Nachum

” Don’t be ridiculous. The rules are for the little people, silly “

DiFi - one of the “power elite “, where laws for the commoner don’t apply !


11 posted on 11/28/2011 5:41:45 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt ( (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11) by GlockThe Vote)
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To: Nachum

She can explain while she is at it all the sweet deals she and her husband made with China. One of these one of these thugs will be going to prison. Will it be Pelosi or this bag first?


12 posted on 11/28/2011 5:43:07 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: gaijin

Interesting post


13 posted on 11/28/2011 5:47:51 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Nachum

Democrat(s) breaking the law!?


14 posted on 11/28/2011 5:57:00 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: freekitty
Let her explain this one.

Somehow I don't think she'll find it necessary to.

Just like she didn't feel it necessary to explain how her husband's company benefited from all those contracts when she sat on the arms appropriations committee, etc.

15 posted on 11/28/2011 5:57:32 PM PST by skeeter
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To: NativeNewYorker; paul51

"Don't you know who I am?"


16 posted on 11/28/2011 6:13:44 PM PST by Iron Munro (Unattended children will be towed away at the owners expense)
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To: Nachum
Laws don't apply to Democrats.

You KNOW that.

17 posted on 11/28/2011 6:25:20 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The very idea of a community organizer is to stir up a mob for some political purpose." Ann Coulter)
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To: Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; FreedomPoster; ...

Codrea ping.


18 posted on 11/28/2011 6:28:39 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Nachum; lilyramone; crusadersoldier; Ellzeena; Anvilhead; stonehouse01; Goreknowshowtocheat; ...
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Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.


19 posted on 11/28/2011 6:30:03 PM PST by narses (what you bind upon earth, shall be bound also in heaven; and what you loose upon earth, shall be ..)
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To: gaijin
DiFi is by far the most wealthy person in Congress, maybe by a factor of 3 or 4.

It's only temporary.

What comes next for her is permanent.

20 posted on 11/28/2011 6:30:35 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The very idea of a community organizer is to stir up a mob for some political purpose." Ann Coulter)
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To: gaijin
"DiFi lives in the Pacific Heights sector of San Francisco —I have been to her house."

Post a picture of it so we can see it to!

21 posted on 11/28/2011 6:44:21 PM PST by StormEye
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To: gaijin
Much as I respect you and your 'serious' positions, your information on DiFi's husband is bogus, false and unhelpful to Free Republic. Diane lives with her husband, Richard Blum.

Blum is the primary owner and CEO of Blum Investments and Blum Capital. He isn't a lawyer and doesn't represent the Chicoms. His investments of size include URS Corp and Perini Corp , both major recipients of Defense Dept. contracts, combined larger than received by Halliburton Corp. He was and still may be the Consul General of Nepal here in San Francisco.

Blum is also a University of California graduate and started as a stock broker with a prominent local firm years ago. He presently serves as a Regent on the UC Board of Regents.

Diane's second husband was Benjamin Feinstein, a local judge who passed away before she became Mayor of San Francisco in the 1980's.

As far has her being the wealthiest person in Congress "by a factor of 3 or 4", most unlikely when you consider that just in the Senate you have a Rockefeller, a Kohl and a Warner.

22 posted on 11/28/2011 7:22:39 PM PST by masadaman
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To: Nachum

I’m telling ya,
Go to your local penny saver, gun show whatever and buy a gun from a private individual.
Do not register or report this purchase.
Buy lots of ammo for it and make sure it works.
Hide it and NEVER tell anyone.


23 posted on 11/28/2011 8:16:02 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy is just a quota boy No RINO's)
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To: Joe Boucher

Ha. There are sooo many illegal weapons floating around Los Angeles.


24 posted on 11/28/2011 8:20:46 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

No way man.
Guns are strictly prohibited in L.A..

man I worked at DownTown L.A. Datsun and NEVER went in to the city with out a gun.
Rode my Yamaha 400 enduro so if pooh hit the fan I could escape.
Long time ago and it is the same or worse.


25 posted on 11/28/2011 8:35:04 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy is just a quota boy No RINO's)
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To: Nachum

26 posted on 11/28/2011 10:16:29 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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27 posted on 11/28/2011 10:18:20 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

That poor bear! Did you take that picture? We saw a cat on the side of the road with a jar stuck on it’s head. We stopped and broke the jar. I hope someone did that for the bear.


28 posted on 11/28/2011 10:20:20 PM PST by Ditter
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To: Ditter
Bear saved after 10 days with jar stuck on head
29 posted on 11/28/2011 10:22:54 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: gaijin

DiFi’s husband has profited mightily from deals with the ChiComs. His cover is posing as a pro-Tibet person. The ChiComs admire this kind of deception. Their house is decorated with Tibetan art and I suppose Chinese art too.
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Dianne Feinstein’s Husband Richard C Blum.. On board of ...
www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/11/21/18700614.php
Nov 21, 2011 – arts + action ... Blum’s wife, Senator Dianne Feinstein, has received scrutiny due to her husband’s government contracts and extensive business dealings with China ... Blum has a strong interest in Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism. ...


30 posted on 11/28/2011 10:25:30 PM PST by dennisw (I heard the old man laughing What good is a used up world and how could it be worth having-Sting)
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To: masadaman

Which is why Di will never utter a peep against war. Her husband profits handsomely from endless war.


31 posted on 11/28/2011 11:02:12 PM PST by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: philman_36

10 days with no water? That cub surely was very close to dying.


32 posted on 11/28/2011 11:47:48 PM PST by expat1000
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To: Nachum

“How did Sen. Feinstein get ATF gun trace data in violation of Tiahrt Amendment?”

The same way Hillary got her hands on FBI files?
Illegally.


33 posted on 11/29/2011 2:44:13 AM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Pining_4_TX

Let’s just say that among Democrats, Sen. Feinstein keeps a noticeably low profile. Not low enough however to recuse herself when the Senate Committee on Military Oversight which she chaired dealt with budget issues for the conflict in Iraq.


34 posted on 11/29/2011 10:20:50 AM PST by masadaman
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To: Nachum
Given the wide ranging scope of F&F RICO statutes should apply here.
Committing crimes to cover up crimes is part and parcel of racketeering.
35 posted on 11/29/2011 12:49:13 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: StormEye; gaijin
This it?


36 posted on 11/29/2011 12:58:03 PM PST by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: Nachum

Nice catch David keep up the good work.


37 posted on 11/29/2011 1:07:15 PM PST by shoff (Vote Democratic it beats thinking!)
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To: Nachum

Real question is why anyone would believe the data would not be shared.

We are very near the end phase of our nation. The next act will not be pretty.


38 posted on 11/29/2011 1:28:37 PM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: masadaman

Yup, URS,Inc. which has former repub Sen. Bill Frist (TN) on it’s BOD. URS has contracts far in excess of anything Halliburton ever got-— but you will NEVER hear about it in the liberal press because of Sen. Fine Shine.

The point of the article though is quite valid. How did the good Senator get this information, since it is a major violation of Federal Law, and since she is also a major opponent of the 2nd Amendment (you know, doesn’t like those “scary looking” guns that shoot every time you pull the trigger). This truly bears some looking into.


39 posted on 11/29/2011 4:25:54 PM PST by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Nachum
How did Sen. Feinstein get ATF gun trace data in violation of Tiahrt Amendment?

Witchcraft.

40 posted on 11/29/2011 6:20:37 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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To: Clinging Bitterly

How did Sen. Feinstein get ATF gun trace data in violation of Tiahrt Amendment?

Found it in Hillary’s closet next to the FBI files?


41 posted on 11/29/2011 6:38:08 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Nachum
From the article:

The information was leaked to provide selective "statistics" that Feinstein could use to promote her views on gun trafficking—no criminal intelligence interpretation was provided, and the way this was done was intentional, with cognizance that the data were going to be misused.

Having gotten the cherry-picked data submitted into the record, DOJ will now deny access to the database to anyone else, so the accuracy of that data cannot be challenged.

42 posted on 11/29/2011 7:14:40 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
What comes next for her is permanent.

And not soon enough.

43 posted on 11/29/2011 8:03:54 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: facedown
"This it?"

I don't know. I've never seen Feinstein's house.
That's why I asked for a photo of it to be posted.
If that is her house, it certainly has that palatial look.
The photo reminds me of one of those country estates of the very rich in England.

44 posted on 11/29/2011 9:26:51 PM PST by StormEye
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To: Nachum; All

Hehehe, you know, at the end of the day...There is no way in [expletive deleted] will I ever give up a single firearm or round of ammunition in the event the day comes the government wants me to turn over what they know I have...

Feinstien (and her ilk), can worm their way towards that goal at their own risk...

And they know this...


45 posted on 11/30/2011 10:22:22 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: Nachum
DiFi was mayor of SF:

At the time, there was a man who combined Marxism and religion in a compelling new way that somehow bound whites and blacks (mostly from Oakland) together in a way that was almost magical.

His influence grew, and finally CPS turned almost 100 troubled youths over to him --he was the charismatic Reverend Jim Jones of the People's Temple Church.

They all died here:

It wasn't DiFi's FAULT, really, but the amazing thing was that NO journalists from San Francisco EVER took her to task for the deeds of her buddy --no famously uncomfortable questions.

It was as if DiFi had never been friends with him at all.

46 posted on 11/30/2011 7:38:08 PM PST by gaijin
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To: StormEye

If that’s it, I’d bet a lot of Manuel labor goes into keeping the formal garden looking neat.


47 posted on 12/01/2011 7:01:51 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Nachum

Wow!


48 posted on 12/01/2011 7:34:24 AM PST by cookcounty (2012 choice: It's the Tea Party or the Slumber Party.)
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