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Sarah Palin: “Smoking Gun” in Fast & Furious?
Sarah Palin Facebook ^ | Wednesday December 7, 2011 | Sarah Palin

Posted on 12/07/2011 1:36:21 PM PST by Bigtigermike

For anyone following the Obama administration's scandalous cluster-of-an-operation Fast & Furious, which resulted in the deaths of innocent people, please see the article excerpted below. (And in my humble opinion, I do believe the anti-2nd Amendment characters working in the Obama administration purposefully used their Fast & Furious gun walking operation to propose more gun control regulations.)  

Scour this ARTICLE and let me know if you too think this might be a “smoking gun” in the Fast & Furious case:

ATF officials didn't intend to publicly disclose their own role in letting Mexican cartels obtain the weapons, but emails show they discussed using the sales, including sales encouraged by ATF, to justify a new gun regulation called "Demand Letter 3". That would require some U.S. gun shops to report the sale of multiple rifles or "long guns." Demand Letter 3 was so named because it would be the third ATF program demanding gun dealers report tracing information.

  On July 14, 2010 after ATF headquarters in Washington D.C. received an update on Fast and Furious, ATF Field Ops Assistant Director Mark Chait emailed Bill Newell, ATF's Phoenix Special Agent in Charge of Fast and Furious:

  "Bill - can you see if these guns were all purchased from the same (licensed gun dealer) and at one time. We are looking at anecdotal cases to support a demand letter on long gun multiple sales. Thanks."   

On Jan. 4, 2011, as ATF prepared a press conference to announce arrests in Fast and Furious, Newell saw it as "(A)nother time to address Multiple Sale on Long Guns issue." And a day after the press conference, Chait emailed Newell: "Bill--well done yesterday... (I)n light of our request for Demand letter 3, this case could be a strong supporting factor if we can determine how many multiple sales of long guns occurred during the course of this case."   

This revelation angers gun rights advocates. Larry Keane, a spokesman for National Shooting Sports Foundation, a gun industry trade group, calls the discussion of Fast and Furious to argue for Demand Letter 3 "disappointing and ironic." Keane says it's "deeply troubling" if sales made by gun dealers "voluntarily cooperating with ATF's flawed 'Operation Fast & Furious' were going to be used by some individuals within ATF to justify imposing a multiple sales reporting requirement for rifles."  

The Gun Dealers' Quandary  

Several gun dealers who cooperated with ATF told CBS News and Congressional investigators they only went through with suspicious sales because ATF asked them to.  

Sometimes it was against the gun dealer's own best judgment.


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: atf; banglist; dea; demandletter3; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fastfurious; fbi; guncontrol; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; obama; palin; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 12/07/2011 1:36:31 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Fast and Furious is the Obama version of bombing the Reichstag.


2 posted on 12/07/2011 1:41:33 PM PST by Thane_Banquo
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To: Bigtigermike

This is a first class fluster cluck.
I don’t know why these clowns aren’t in prison.
Wonder what would happen if we had Sheriff Arpaio running the DOJ?


3 posted on 12/07/2011 1:42:47 PM PST by jessduntno ("I love the man. I think he's a neat man." - Sen. Tom Coburn (R) about B. Hussein Obama)
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To: Bigtigermike

What else will she latch onto in order to try to remain relevant?


4 posted on 12/07/2011 1:47:04 PM PST by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Bigtigermike

As Sherlock Holmes said, “when you rule out all other possibilities, what is left must be true” or something like that.

The only thing which fits the facts are that indeed it was an attempt to arm Mexican cartels. The reason for that just about had to be to push for gun control based on so many American guns being linked to Mexican crimes.

The administration and it’s media allies were already pushing that fiction before they got caught and yes it has been proven to be fiction.


5 posted on 12/07/2011 1:49:21 PM PST by yarddog
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To: humblegunner

It doesn’t matter McNutjob that Sarah has been focused on F&F for awhile....we’ve had enough trolls like you for a day already


6 posted on 12/07/2011 1:50:17 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike
Sarah hits it out of the ball park in regards to Fast and Furious AKA Ubama Crossing the Rubicon.

She Gets it, too bad the other Repblicans Don't

7 posted on 12/07/2011 1:53:38 PM PST by KC_Lion (I won't vote for a Pseudo Democrat Like I did in '08, I will write in Sarah's name if I have too!)
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To: onyx; MestaMachine
Sarah hits it out of the ball park in regards to Fast and Furious AKA Ubama Crossing the Rubicon.

She Gets it, too bad the other Repblicans Don't

8 posted on 12/07/2011 1:55:52 PM PST by KC_Lion (I won't vote for a Pseudo Democrat Like I did in '08, I will write in Sarah's name if I have too!)
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To: humblegunner
Over 10 minutes?! You are a disgrace to the PDS Platoon, mister! Good thing Gunnery Sergeant Pissant isn't stationed here anymore! Drop and give me twenty!!
9 posted on 12/07/2011 1:56:33 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: Bigtigermike
we’ve had enough trolls like you for a day already

Yeah, thanks Captain Single Issue 2008.

I waited SO LONG for you to show up and school me.

Putz.

10 posted on 12/07/2011 1:58:13 PM PST by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: humblegunner

Were you born this big of a jerk or did you have to take a class somewhere?


11 posted on 12/07/2011 2:00:21 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Bigtigermike
If our government were to set up a situation in which they had agents in the auto industry create death-causing defects in cars, so they could then argue for new equipment on those cars, we would be appalled. If they went forward with the plan and caused those deaths, and then used those deaths to change the auto industry, we would be screaming for murder trials.
12 posted on 12/07/2011 2:02:15 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of our Troops PRAY for their VICTORY!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He can’t keep it up for 10 minutes no less 1 minute...why do you think he’s so bitter?


13 posted on 12/07/2011 2:02:43 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: All

Why is this individual (humblegunner) still posting after being banned?


14 posted on 12/07/2011 2:04:51 PM PST by gunner03
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To: Bigtigermike

Yes it is the smoking gun in which I wish Palin would make front and center attention too.The last I heard this reporter was cursed out by Obama admin and told to shuddup.


15 posted on 12/07/2011 2:05:13 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: gunner03

His profile page is his idea of a joke.

Why he’s still around here is anyone’s guess.


16 posted on 12/07/2011 2:08:23 PM PST by maggief
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To: xzins
Nicely constructed analogy. Several similar ones come to mind. Purposely putting fattening agents or disease causing agents in certain foods. Purposely putting toxins in OTC supplements. Purposely destroying forests or killing animals to prove an environmental agenda.

The FedMob has found a way to move all of its agendas forward now.

17 posted on 12/07/2011 2:13:24 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: yarddog

Either that, or they WANTED to arm Mexican death squads for reasons of their own.


18 posted on 12/07/2011 2:14:23 PM PST by ichabod1 (Vote for Herman Cain 2012! Stop Letting Them Drive Our Candidates Away!)
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To: ichabod1
Either that, or they WANTED to arm Mexican death squads for reasons of their own.

That is a really frightening possibility that is not the ravings of a conspiracy-prone mind, given that they have used the Fed to manipulate gun laws. Why should we think "manipulating gun laws" is the real purpose instead of something far more sinister?

19 posted on 12/07/2011 2:20:17 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of our Troops PRAY for their VICTORY!)
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To: Bigtigermike

uh, unless we been living in a closet, we are already on this.


20 posted on 12/07/2011 2:22:52 PM PST by dforest
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To: TigersEye

The FedMob is totally corrupt and apparently has no regard for individual life in pursuit of their aims.

I’m trying to comprehend that way of thinking. I understand a general making plans that he knows will kill people.

I don’t understand a politician doing so just to advance a political agenda.

How they must view us little people as beneath them!


21 posted on 12/07/2011 2:23:55 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of our Troops PRAY for their VICTORY!)
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To: gunner03
Why is this individual (humblegunner) still posting after being banned?

Magic.

22 posted on 12/07/2011 2:25:45 PM PST by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: indylindy; Bigtigermike
FReepers and others who are politically aware, yes. Others (the majority), not so much. Anyone who is getting this out there is doing damage to the Obama administration. try this experiment: Ask your friends, co-workers, co-religionists, neighbors, etc. what “Fast & Furious” or “Gunwalker” are and you'll see a lot of blank stares, unless they're like us.
23 posted on 12/07/2011 2:31:16 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: humblegunner

Let’s imagine the following scenario: your premise that she’s trying to “remain relevant” is 100% false (meaning that Palin is motivated by a desire to fix problems threatening our country).

If—hypothetically speaking—this scenario is accurate, 1) what does it say about your judgment? and 2) should you consider retiring to a nursing home or to some sort of supervised living facility?


24 posted on 12/07/2011 2:32:42 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: xzins

I thought at the time that it was a rather poor explanation, that this was all done as a public relations stunt to gain support to make new gun laws. We’re talking about thousands of guns here.


25 posted on 12/07/2011 2:33:45 PM PST by ichabod1 (Vote for Herman Cain 2012! Stop Letting Them Drive Our Candidates Away!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Anyone who FReeps or watches FOX news has been on this for months. A Facebook page for Palin is preaching to the choir.

Now if she went on MSNBC and said this, it would mean a lot.


26 posted on 12/07/2011 2:34:05 PM PST by dforest
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To: Bigtigermike

All those weapons didn’t go south without billions in drugs and drug $$$ coming back north through the same corrupt government channels.


27 posted on 12/07/2011 2:35:28 PM PST by wolficatZ ("You might think yer a comedian, but yer not funny.")
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To: reasonisfaith
1) what does it say about your judgment?

It says I'm not buying any DVDs from her. How about you?

28 posted on 12/07/2011 2:38:08 PM PST by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: indylindy; Bigtigermike; onyx

I think you misunderestimate how many people visit her Facebook and Twitter pages. Plus, the presstitutes will use this to scoff at her (they can’t help themselves ... plus they’re still under orders) and word will get out to the moderates, unaware, independents and liberals that way. I’m sure not everyone on the Left is okay with providing guns to criminals.


29 posted on 12/07/2011 2:39:23 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: humblegunner

It doesn’t say anything about my judgment—you’re the one claiming contrary to evidence that you have particular knowledge about Palin’s motives.


30 posted on 12/07/2011 2:41:01 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: gunner03; humblegunner
“Why is this individual (humblegunner) still posting after being banned?”

I guess it's always good to have different opinions so we don't become “group think” liberals.
I have no problem with someone expressing a contrary opinion to my own.
Sarah Palin stands head and shoulders above the current crop of candidates. but if she isn't running; she isn't running.

31 posted on 12/07/2011 2:41:57 PM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: indylindy

But among all those calling them out on F&F, Palin’s the only one you want to push back?

Why don’t you come out with “we’re already on this” to anyone else commenting on the issue?

I think you understand my point—your agenda is now more obvious than ever.


32 posted on 12/07/2011 2:46:04 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

“I guess it’s always good to have different opinions so we don’t become ‘group think’ liberals.”

Even if their posts are meaningless?


33 posted on 12/07/2011 2:48:16 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: indylindy

How many times has a Facebook post of Sarah Palin’s moved the MSM to cover a story or the WH itself to immediately respond? Informing FReepers is not the point.


34 posted on 12/07/2011 2:48:59 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye; indylindy; Bigtigermike; reasonisfaith; humblegunner; onyx

Do the phrases “death panels,” “drill, baby, drill,” “cackle of rads,” “crony capitalism,” “how’s that ‘hopey-chagey’ workin’ for ya’?” and who knows how many more ring a bell?


35 posted on 12/07/2011 3:16:46 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: humblegunner
I waited SO LONG for you to show up and school me.

No one can school the unteachable. You just crave attention - that's what you wait for.
36 posted on 12/07/2011 3:25:59 PM PST by presently no screen name (If it's not in God's Word, don't pass it off as truth! That's satan's job.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; indylindy; humblegunner

As this website has established, Palin leads on these issues like nobody else can do. It’s a good thing to remind people of this in a concise way, as your post does, for accurate documentation of history.

The post encapsulates what has been the most effective tool against the left we’ve had in a long time.


37 posted on 12/07/2011 4:28:37 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hmmmm, now that you mention it ...! lol


38 posted on 12/07/2011 4:31:17 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: humblegunner
If Sarah Palin did disappear your life would be more duller.
39 posted on 12/07/2011 4:40:15 PM PST by McGruff (Hold the House, retake the Senate.)
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To: Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; FreedomPoster; ...

Whether you are a Palin fan or not....


40 posted on 12/07/2011 4:52:07 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: humblegunner

She has been an NRA member since before you were trusted to sit on the furniture without wearing a diaper!

JC


41 posted on 12/07/2011 5:03:16 PM PST by cracker45
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To: maggief

Strangely enough, humblegunner has several buddies running around on some of these threads. Maybe they don’t really know how bad he is...or maybe not. Or maybe they think it is possible to pick up a turd by the clean end, eh?

JC


42 posted on 12/07/2011 5:11:52 PM PST by cracker45
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To: xzins

There is historical precedent in pre-WW II Germany, disarm the people, then seize power when no one is capable of effectively resisting. In Germany the Jews were demonized, today it is the Christians here, but most of us aren’t placid merchants just trying to go along to get along! We smell a bunch of leftist RATS! Look at recent gun & ammo sales!

JC


43 posted on 12/07/2011 5:19:53 PM PST by cracker45
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To: xzins

There is historical precedent in pre-WW II Germany, disarm the people, then seize power when no one is capable of effectively resisting. In Germany the Jews were demonized, today it is the Christians here, but most of us aren’t placid merchants just trying to go along to get along! We smell a bunch of leftist RATS! Look at recent gun & ammo sales!

JC


44 posted on 12/07/2011 5:20:01 PM PST by cracker45
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To: humblegunner; Jim Robinson

“”Why is this individual (humblegunner) still posting after being banned?”

Magic.”

Is humblegunner gaming your system with disinformation or was he forgiven?

JC


45 posted on 12/07/2011 5:25:29 PM PST by cracker45
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To: humblegunner

HUMBLE BAMBI BALL GARGLER

WHAT IS YOUR MAJOR MALFUNCTION MISTER?

DROP AND GIVE ME FIVE HUNDRED!


46 posted on 12/07/2011 6:08:58 PM PST by Blado (2008: Year Zero of the Zombie Apocalypse.)
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To: xzins

*cough* Chevy Volt *cough*


47 posted on 12/07/2011 6:38:21 PM PST by ponygirl
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To: humblegunner

We can cross your name off the list.


48 posted on 12/07/2011 6:43:46 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: Bigtigermike
Sarah Palin has said what I believe is the root reason for the bizarre Fast and Furious operation:

"I do believe the anti-2nd Amendment characters working in the Obama administration purposefully used their Fast & Furious gun walking operation to propose more gun control regulations."

If this is true, we have the smoking gun for articles of impeachment for the President himself. This is why all the lies and cover ups. Today Sen. Grassley called for Lanny Breuer, the assistant attorney general in charge of the Criminal Division, to step down. Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee, will hear testimony from Attorney General Eric Holder. This as California congressman Darrell Issa announced he is launching an investigation of the Drug Enforcement Administration for alleged money laundering. Holder has a second scandal to answer for. According to the New York Times article, which appeared Sunday:

"Undercover American narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in drug proceeds as part of Washington’s expanding role in Mexico’s fight against drug cartels, according to current and former federal law enforcement officials."

"The laundering operations that the United States conducts elsewhere — about 50 so-called Attorney General Exempt Operations are under way around the world — had been forbidden in Mexico after American customs agents conducted a cross-border sting without notifying Mexican authorities in 1998, which was how most American undercover work was conducted there up to that point."

So much for Zer0's assertion, during his campaign, that his administration will be the most corruption free.

49 posted on 12/07/2011 6:54:06 PM PST by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Eric Holder is under fire for money laundering in the Drug Enforcement Administration:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2817525/posts


50 posted on 12/07/2011 7:11:58 PM PST by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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