Skip to comments.Are Big Media Covering Up Fast and Furious?
Posted on 02/01/2012 10:21:34 AM PST by SeekAndFind
Where was the public outcry for justice when Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry bled to death at the hands of a drug cartel in cahoots with the U.S. government? It happened in the Peck Canyon corridor northwest of Nogales, Arizona -- nowhere. The general public didn't hear about it.
It's been one year and two months since agent Terry died. Within weeks of his demise, his shocking murder would illuminate a bizarre and murderous government plot to run guns, lots of guns -- over 2,000 guns -- into the hands of the Sinaloa drug cartel.
Members of Sinaloa were behind 19,097 murders in Mexico between 2006 and 2010. But that didn't stop the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in conjunction with the U.S. attorney's office in Arizona from initiating a program in 2009 that would add at least 300 more dead bodies to that sobering pile of human remains south of the border.
Within 24 hours of Terry's death, officials had traced two AK-47s to an ATF Phoenix-based operation dubbed Fast and Furious.
Soon bloggers at sites like cleanupatf, sipsey street irregulars, and Washington Examiner were joining forces to blow the lid off a mindless, deadly program that had collapsed into a destructive free-for-all. As ATF whistle-blowers like John Dodson came forward with reports of illegal gun-buying, untraceable weapons, threats of demotion by power-crazed superiors, and their futile efforts to stop the Fast and Furious madness until Terry's death, mainstream editorial boards across the country failed to report the story.
Not since Lenin gathered his fellow Bolsheviks together in 1912 at the Prague conference to plan the publication of Pravda has there been such an all-out effort to quash facts that out in the open might bring down Attorney General Eric Holder and the whole Obama administration.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
The sad truth is there can be no national scandal without a constant drumbeat from the MSM. The corrupt legacy media still has far too much power.
“Are Big Media Covering Up Fast and Furious?”
Certainly worked for Watergate and Iran Contra.
Today, not so much.
The MSM is on a glide path to irrelevance as print media and network tv are largely an artifact of the over 40 yr old set.
Looks like a good start. At least it indicates an awareness on Issa’s part that he has to find alternative means of getting the word out.
Good column, well worth the time to read. Thanks for posting!
Ask a dumb question
Is big media covering up fast & Furious?
Damned right they are.
What a stupid question.
Is big Media hiding the bad parts of Obamacare?
Is Big Media ignoring Obama stupid mistakes?
Is big Media in Obama’s pocket?
Is Michelle in California on Jay Leno’s show at our expense?
Did Obama make recess appointments illegally?
Does a bear crap in the woods?
The marginally engaged population, those who need to be motivated for anything significant to happen, still get their info from networks, papers and the late night comics.
That’s why it’s so disappointing to see a lot of FReepers disdain things like Facebook and Twitter.
We can’t let the liberals have them to themselves.
“The marginally engaged population, those who need to be motivated for anything significant to happen, still get their info from networks, papers and the late night comics.”
And I’d say that’s a majority of the voting public.
MSM and cover up.
Bear and woods.
Pope and Catholic.
Is the Pope Catholic?
They can try. Ping.
No room for doubt on this one!
Like a cat burying a turd in a sandbox. You bet.
And an SKS that traced back to a Texas gun shop where it was bought by an FBI CI. (Confidential Informant) (Both the FBI and the DEA knew the rip crew would be in Peck Canyon that night.)
If Agent Brian Terry had been a gay liberal who bled to death at the hands of a bad 'pick-up' in a gay bar - it would have been covered forever. The MSM has picked the people who 'matter' and the ones who don't. Brian Terry and his 'ilk' don't matter. We don't either.
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