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ATF officials suspended over Fast and Furious
washingtonexaminer.com ^ | January 10, 2012 12:29pm | Joel Gehrke Commentary Staff Writer

Posted on 01/10/2012 10:20:15 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Officials at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) who oversaw the lethal gun-walking scheme, Operation Fast and Furious, have reportedly been suspended for their actions -- perhaps because of a forthcoming report from the Office of the Inspector General.

Katie Pavlich at Townhall writes:

(Excerpt) Read more at campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: atf; bang; banglist; batfe; dea; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fbi; ff; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; obama
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1 posted on 01/10/2012 10:20:19 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Only a matter of time before Holder gets the axe.

And in a fair and just world... Obama would be hounded by the press until he too resigns.


2 posted on 01/10/2012 10:23:01 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

This articles facts will most likely be hushed in the MSM.The MSM already lied and blamed Bush so this must be kept on the down low.


3 posted on 01/10/2012 10:26:17 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Suspended? What does that mean? I got suspended from high school for missing school on the first day of deer season. The suspension was for one day.


4 posted on 01/10/2012 10:27:40 AM PST by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
"You can’t let people die and not do something to stop it".

Suspensions ... reprimands .... not enough.

5 posted on 01/10/2012 10:27:40 AM PST by MissMagnolia (ObamaCare side effects: headache,delayed treatment, 0 choice,sky-rocketing taxes & premature death)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Nothing is going to come of this.

Only resolution is to make Obama a one term present.


6 posted on 01/10/2012 10:28:06 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Taking the fall for the big boys. How much is the payoff?


7 posted on 01/10/2012 10:29:04 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Let me guess: Suspended WITH pay?


8 posted on 01/10/2012 10:29:04 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% MORE sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

They suspended some officials at the ATF? Great! Now this issue is completely resolved now, right?

Right?


9 posted on 01/10/2012 10:30:13 AM PST by rlmorel ("A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Suspensions?

How about;
Arrest
Try
Convict
Execute!!

10 posted on 01/10/2012 10:32:25 AM PST by Drill Thrawl (The patient is too far gone to save.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

When do the liars in the White House get fired?

Holder can’t continue to pretend he didn’t know.

If Holder knew, then Obama knew.
In fact, they directed the scheme.

It was the “under the radar” anti-gun effort that Obama discussed in public.


11 posted on 01/10/2012 10:32:57 AM PST by G Larry ("I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his Character.")
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
We all know what happens to IG's reports that are not favorable to Obama,MO, or his friends; they get fired.
12 posted on 01/10/2012 10:38:06 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
We all know what happens to IG's reports that are not favorable to Obama,MO, or his friends; they get fired.
13 posted on 01/10/2012 10:38:20 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Responsibility2nd

“Only a matter of time before Holder gets the axe.”

I don’t want him to just get the axe, but like the rest of the criminal world, they need to go to the pen. Obama can be his cell mate.


14 posted on 01/10/2012 10:39:27 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
And so it begins!!!


15 posted on 01/10/2012 10:41:02 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke The Terrorist Savages)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

The first line of scape goats thrown to the wolves - hoping to give themselves more escape time -

How long can this investigation drag on before everyone loses interest?

We keep seeing - “new revelations” only to find, they are just old ones rehashed.

Time to lower the ax, issue some indictments/ grand juries. Enough of the pussy footing.


16 posted on 01/10/2012 10:42:58 AM PST by maine-iac7 (A prudent man foreseeth the evil,... but the simple pass on, and are punished. Prov 23:3 KJV)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
......... (the sound of one hand clapping).

It is about time. I hope that Holder is next and that our “Dear Leader —the great O” soon tells Sarah Brady that ain't nothing going to happen regarding gun control either down low or on the radar from his administration ever again.

17 posted on 01/10/2012 10:46:51 AM PST by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Suspended? Oh, my!


18 posted on 01/10/2012 10:48:30 AM PST by clintonh8r (Living well is no longer the best revenge. Revenge is now the best revenge.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Sort of like giving article 15s to the enlisted sailors of the USS Arizona because it sank at Pearl Harbor.


19 posted on 01/10/2012 10:52:26 AM PST by Dogbert41
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20 posted on 01/10/2012 10:57:12 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: mosaicwolf

I think it means “Indefinite Paid Vacation”.


21 posted on 01/10/2012 11:03:07 AM PST by FlyVet
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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22 posted on 01/10/2012 11:05:23 AM PST by halfright ("Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading". -TJefferson)
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To: halfright

Loose?


23 posted on 01/10/2012 11:07:47 AM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: mosaicwolf

Cool....so you got another day to hunt!!


24 posted on 01/10/2012 11:10:22 AM PST by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: mosaicwolf

so you got TWO days of hunting in - how was it?


25 posted on 01/10/2012 11:10:22 AM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Suspension my Plaid Scottish Backside! They need to be prosecuted and put away for MURDER!


26 posted on 01/10/2012 11:11:01 AM PST by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

NOT good enough. Not nearly good enough. I want to see murder charges brought, Treason charges brought, I want to see repeal of a lot of the gun laws on the books like the 1934 NFA, the Hughes Amendment, portions of the 1968 GCA including the sporting purpose clause, and many, many others if the Government wants atonement.

They abused their authority and it must be stripped from the Government. Nothing else will be acceptable.


27 posted on 01/10/2012 11:13:58 AM PST by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: WayneS

video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNkkRIE8vv4


28 posted on 01/10/2012 11:15:17 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

They’ve probably just axed the low guys on the totem pole.
The administration will continue with the process of punishment of the innocents, hiding of the guilty and promotion of the non-participants.


29 posted on 01/10/2012 11:26:35 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Defeat Obama. End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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To: BuffaloJack
They’ve probably just axed the low guys on the totem pole. The administration will continue with the process of punishment of the innocents, hiding of the guilty and promotion of the non-participants.

This will also be used to paint testimony as sour grapes.

30 posted on 01/10/2012 11:33:36 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: Osage Orange

Yeah, that’s what happens when you are not paying attention...LOSE. Thanks for the note...now to figure out how to delete it :).


31 posted on 01/10/2012 11:40:59 AM PST by halfright ("Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading". -TJefferson)
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To: MissMagnolia
So far this is bureaucrat hell ~ used to call them "turkey farms".

They have nothing to do, no authority, and cannot talk business with anyone. You go there to get in the time but you have to find something to do.

Our CPAs used to pray for REORGANIZATIONS where they'd be set free to do "outside work" (taxes) on the job.

32 posted on 01/10/2012 11:42:48 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

First they got promoted and shuffled to different places.

Now they get suspended. Probably with pay at the new level.

Nobody is being held accountable. Nobody will unless Congress demands it. All the testicles are gone in DC. At least on our side of the benches.

I truly wish Holder would go to jail over this as well as Obama being impeached and removed. I doubt either will happen. Too many “R”s afraid of the ‘racist’ label.


33 posted on 01/10/2012 12:04:02 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
The column doesn't mention the name of the IG. IIRC, she(?) is a long time close associate of Holder with a lot of baggage.

Issa asked Holder to see the letter assigning him/her to the investigation which would necessarily include its scope. Holder said there was no such document, that it was tasked verbally. Meaning: “Investigate, but not too much and protect me.”

Also, I think Holder expects to use this to deflect the sh!t that will fall on his head at this month's Congressional hearing. It won't work and there will be more charges of whitey racism.

34 posted on 01/10/2012 12:20:32 PM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

treasonous activity..the type of suspension I’m imagining would garner a federales visit...


35 posted on 01/10/2012 12:24:31 PM PST by mo
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

If 10 people were fired and JAILED —would that be enough for 300 (but really 3,000) dead Mexicans? And a casino burned? And a helicopter shot down?

That’s ridiulous. There’s a little doc called, “Magna Carta” and it says rulers are subject to the laws, also —not just little people.

3,000 brown people dead and some folks get SUSPENDED...?

I’ll tell you what THAT sounds like:

A government which carries out justice like that sounds......KENYAN.


36 posted on 01/10/2012 12:31:51 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

bttt


37 posted on 01/10/2012 12:45:30 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: WayneS

Yes, probably WITH pay and full benefits, still earning vacation days, and it will go on for YEARS.....


38 posted on 01/10/2012 1:15:03 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Hundreds of people have been killed, American and Mexican LEO’s have died and a few officials have been suspended.

Justice?


39 posted on 01/10/2012 1:27:31 PM PST by muddler (Chaos is coming..)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Hundreds of people have been killed, American and Mexican LEO’s have died and a few officials have been suspended.

Justice?


40 posted on 01/10/2012 1:29:24 PM PST by muddler (Chaos is coming..)
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To: Dogbert41

Is the IG still this person?

http://www.mainjustice.com/2011/11/14/ig-counterterrorism-not-fast-and-furious-is-dojs-major-challenge/


41 posted on 01/10/2012 1:45:39 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Ping.....please.


42 posted on 01/10/2012 2:59:15 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
and so it begins...
43 posted on 01/10/2012 3:14:21 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: BuffaloJack; All
This is Obama's WATERGATE. Obama directed that this travesty of justice be done.

Nobody else had the power. Nobody else could direct this, nobody but Obama.

Like Watergate, they through the pawns at the problem trying to protect the king. Will Issa be successful and get Obama's name on the headlines? NOT A CHANCE. The elite in Washington do not want the little people to have too much ammunition. They might figure out the other scams going on right in front of them.

44 posted on 01/10/2012 4:09:50 PM PST by politicianslie (plug in RADICAL MUSLIM into Obama's idiotic actions and you can figure out his next moves)
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To: Tucker39; MestaMachine

Tucker, you want on the F&F ping list?I am pinging mesta


45 posted on 01/10/2012 6:06:28 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Not a single Dept. of Injustice weenie suspended, fired or indicted .... just a few low-level pukes that can be pardoned later if they keep their mouths shut. Yes, pardoned before they ever get to trial or anything. Tick, tick, tick .... the statute of limitations just ticking away. Any Republican, including RINOs, winning the Presidency should let Mexico know that the new Justice Dept. will not fight any extradition requests for personnel within the Justice Dept. Any requests for ATF, FBI, or ICE personnel will not be honored if the personnel confess and squeal on their superiors at Justice.


46 posted on 01/10/2012 6:11:47 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Like Penn State??? More like North Korea, in my opinion.


47 posted on 01/10/2012 7:29:28 PM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Yes, put me on, thanks.
I hem-hawed around, feeling that there has been a lot of jawboning about F & F, but no action. But put me on. Something might actually happen. Thanks again.


48 posted on 01/10/2012 8:24:18 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; FreedomPoster; ...

How did I miss this one? Ping.


49 posted on 01/10/2012 8:52:53 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Mr. Holder—you’re next.

I like to see people get fired—when they are fedgov crooks!


50 posted on 01/10/2012 8:56:50 PM PST by Palladin (Vote for Rick Santorum: He is a REAL Catholic.)
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