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New details in Fast & Furious
Tucson News Now ^ | Apr 20, 2012 | NA

Posted on 04/20/2012 11:44:21 PM PDT by neverdem

Congress has learned the most wanted man in the Fast and Furious investigation, Manuel Acosta, was allowed to traffic thousands of guns to Mexico.

Only after the death of Border Agent Brian Terry south of Tucson was Acosta's operation shut down.

He was arrested and released at least three times during the operation.

That's why congressional investigators suspect the justice department is unwilling to talk about Acosta's possible role as an informant.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz said, "We could have taken him in and prosecuted him anything. It's either total incompetence or maybe it's something a bit more coordinated that the Department of Justice is not willing yet to talk about."

"Somebody back in Washington was making terrible disastrous calls on this…and it's lead to the death of a lot of people," Chaffetz said.

Guns used by Acosta in two of these deadly incidents were both traced to Fast and Furious.

Copyright 2012 Fox Los Angeles. All rights reserved.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; Mexico; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: atf; banglist; brianterry; dea; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fbi; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; ice; obama; terry

1 posted on 04/20/2012 11:44:32 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem; Nachum

Bump ......................... FRegards


2 posted on 04/21/2012 1:11:29 AM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: nnn0jeh

Ping


3 posted on 04/21/2012 1:17:54 AM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: neverdem
“Bump for Great Justice.”
4 posted on 04/21/2012 1:21:42 AM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah...OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: neverdem

bttt


5 posted on 04/21/2012 1:24:58 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: neverdem

total incompetence or something “a bit more coordinated”? How about a little of both?


6 posted on 04/21/2012 1:40:18 AM PDT by RC one (all y'all had to do was vote for Newt but noooooo, he wasn't good enough.)
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To: neverdem
I don't think it will make any difference. Except maybe get another congressional investigation that will go absolutely no where.
Yes, I hope and pray I am wrong.
7 posted on 04/21/2012 3:15:58 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Cold War Veteran. . . . US Army Security Agency 1964-1968)
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To: neverdem

F&F gonna move to prosecutions? Or has the Chicago Way intervened?


8 posted on 04/21/2012 3:26:04 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com/)
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To: neverdem

Like Old Man River.It just keeps rolling along.

Not that they ever have any intention of doing anything about it.

Fast & Furious should be bigger than Watergate. People dies. How many? Who knows? It was set up to help Obama bring about gun control and do away with the 2nd. Amendment, but like all of Obama’s mistakes he is covered by his protective aura, and the MSM.


9 posted on 04/21/2012 3:31:50 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: RC one
total incompetence or something “a bit more coordinated”? How about a little of both?

The only incompetence was that they were so smug in ignring the law that they failed to have iron-clad deniability ready to move with and have to resort to stonewalling in the hopes they will wake up one morning and it will all be a bad dream. Let's hope it turns to a real-life nightmare for them.

10 posted on 04/21/2012 4:21:36 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: neverdem

BUMP


11 posted on 04/21/2012 4:46:42 AM PDT by XHogPilot
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To: neverdem; Joe Brower; MestaMachine; marktwain

12 posted on 04/21/2012 6:06:12 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; FreedomPoster; Josephat; ...

13 posted on 04/21/2012 6:28:09 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: neverdem

Why have they not been prosecuted for taking weapons illegally into a foriegn country and being responsible for the deaths of hundreds of innocent people??????A GOVERNMENT OUT OF CONTROL


14 posted on 04/21/2012 6:48:14 AM PDT by rxtn41
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To: Travis McGee

Good one!


15 posted on 04/21/2012 9:07:47 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: neverdem
Blah...blah...blah.....

And still, nothing happens to those involved.

16 posted on 04/21/2012 9:16:12 AM PDT by voicereason (Dems, Pubbies...too often a one-sided coin.)
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To: neverdem

They keep using terms like, snafu, botched, incompetance.

That represents an effort to bargain or conceed.

Why would they do THAT? Because the truth is MUCH worse.

They’re simply hard-working, extremely EVIL people who hate America.


17 posted on 04/21/2012 12:36:38 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: voicereason; hummingbird; TigersEye; RC one; Voter#537; ctdonath2; Venturer; trebb; XHogPilot; ...
And still, nothing happens to those involved.

I expect nothing from Eric Holder or his department. Clinton was impeached on December 19, 1998, by the House. The Senate trial was the following February. There's still plenty of time to impeach Holder and his top lieutenants. A trial to remove Holder et al. in the Senate should be a great show prior to this November, except for rat senators in safe seats.

I'd like to see prosecutions, but these hacks should never hold any federal appointed office again at the least.

18 posted on 04/21/2012 5:07:23 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem
If 0baMao wins re-election it could be a short and nightmarish term for him.
19 posted on 04/21/2012 5:11:49 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks neverdem.


20 posted on 04/22/2012 7:54:06 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: neverdem
The only thing new here is that Acosta ......"was allowed to traffic thousands of guns to Mexico."

Before, the whole operation was said to have let 2,300 walk, "many of them to Mexico."

So if Manuel Acosta sent "thousands" to Mexico, the total number would have to be higher than originally thought.

21 posted on 04/22/2012 8:35:16 PM PDT by cookcounty (We need Newt. The Black Belt Jaw-jitsu Master!)
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To: neverdem

Keep on the trail, Chaffetz. I’ll forgive you for supporting Romney if you bring down F&F.


22 posted on 04/22/2012 8:36:59 PM PDT by cookcounty (We need Newt. The Black Belt Jaw-jitsu Master!)
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