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Report: GOP Will End Fast And Furious Investigation (Hope this source is wrong)
Western journalism ^ | Thursday May 31, 2012

Posted on 05/31/2012 2:49:37 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

But according to the man who broke the “Gunwalker” story a year and a half ago, threatening letters to Speaker Boehner might no longer be necessary.

Sources in Washington, DC have told blogger and citizen reporter Mike Vanderboegh that Republican leaders have already decided to close down the Fast and Furious investigation and halt contempt proceedings against Eric Holder, because “they (the GOP leadership) don’t think that they will suffer for [that] failure to follow through. They’re scared of Holder’s race card. . . they’re scared of Trayvon. They think if they let Issa fail, that it will only be a story in the blogosphere for a day . . . that they can weather it. . . .” Unfortunately, Vanderboegh makes it clear that he trusts the word of these sources “implicitly.”

In short, John Boehner and other Republican big wigs are more afraid of the race card and its steady play by the Obama-owned national media than of the bitter –yet presumably brief—disappointment of conservatives, disgusted because the GOP has once again opted for the cowardly betrayal of justice and of the Party base.

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Vanderboegh was certainly right about Boehner’s work to delay Representative Darrell Issa’s contempt proceedings against Holder. We should all hope his sources have gotten this one wrong.

(Excerpt) Read more at westernjournalism.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; cowards; ericholder; fastandfurious; gop; obama; rino

1 posted on 05/31/2012 2:49:48 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike
Other sources claim Jarrett threatened a U.S. Senator to ensure the investigation was dropped. The Chicago mob has their hands around the throat of this administration.
2 posted on 05/31/2012 2:54:40 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Bigtigermike

Huff
Puff
Cave
Cry


3 posted on 05/31/2012 2:57:44 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: Bigtigermike

Gutless wonders...


4 posted on 05/31/2012 3:00:32 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic

Just hand the evidence over to Mexican cops and let them prosecute from there. Jail time is jail time....either in Mexico or the US.


5 posted on 05/31/2012 3:02:16 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Bigtigermike

How many other people will die because they have failed to do their jobs.
What fracking cowards.


6 posted on 05/31/2012 3:02:44 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: pepsionice

I agree, if Holder is the one locked up.


7 posted on 05/31/2012 3:03:46 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Bigtigermike

I people wonder why I have no faith in anything GOP.


8 posted on 05/31/2012 3:04:48 PM PDT by JohnKinAK
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To: Bigtigermike

Another stupid party, RINO, GOP-E desperate attempt to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.


9 posted on 05/31/2012 3:08:57 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Bigtigermike

10 posted on 05/31/2012 3:12:43 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Bigtigermike

It’ll be interesting to see how certain players react to this news, if true.

Issa should resign his position as committee chair — not because he’s done anything wrong, but because there really would be no point in attempting oversight of an administration that really would be above the law. He should then be extremely public about the reasons why.

Meanwhile, the House freshmen should then call for an immediate change of the entire leadership, from Boehner on down. I’m tired of Boehner caving, Cantor prevaricating, and McCarthy, Hensarling and Price doing whatever it is they do.


11 posted on 05/31/2012 3:13:24 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: JohnKinAK

Congressional investigations find scapegoats and dirt on each other, then they start making deals.

These things need to be taken out of the hands of congress and handed over to randomly selected groups of citizens.


12 posted on 05/31/2012 3:13:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Bigtigermike

No Balls Boner has to go. Seriously. What has he done except cry and perhaps talk politely about things? He is such an establishment p*$$y.


13 posted on 05/31/2012 3:15:01 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Bigtigermike
YEAH, and this, WUSS, RINO, Girly-Guy, Weeeeper of the House as well as he who is afraid of his own shadow (McConnell) are those that some Freepers (such as Diogenesis and a couple of others who HATE Romney and Mormons) keep trying to suggest we can count on (provided we even gain control of the Senate) will keep Dear Leader "in check,"....

...thus we should all stay home in November rather than vote for Mittens, or write someone else's name based on "Principles......"

....and shouldn't "concern" ourselves if by doing so, we/they help facilitate the reelection of the most dangerous, eeeevil, corrupt, Hate-America, President this country has ever elected.

Yeah Right!

"Got Kool Aid?"

14 posted on 05/31/2012 3:18:31 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

I agree we need to get rid of that whole leadership structure. I didn’t send my congressman to high school, I sent him to congress. (Mine is a second time freshman)

Personally, I’m on a crusade to reform the republican national committee. The two RINOs representing Michigan were voted out of their seats last week. Interestingly enough, both voted to change the rules the day after the Michigan primary to save Romney the indignity of a tie.


15 posted on 05/31/2012 3:18:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: pepsionice

“hand the evidence over to Mexican cops “?
What planet you be living on in Virginia there peppie?


16 posted on 05/31/2012 3:20:13 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Bigtigermike

This is nothing but rumor.


17 posted on 05/31/2012 3:22:10 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: cripplecreek

There is a lot of work to do. The fish rots from the head, as they say, and without a national structure that is devoted to conservatism instead of to expedience, we’ll never get anywhere.

Republicans will also never get conservative Presidential candidates in this structure, which in this cycle is a crying shame.


18 posted on 05/31/2012 3:25:03 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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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

Gunwalker Scandal Files

http://www.nachumlist.com/gunrunner.htm


19 posted on 05/31/2012 3:27:08 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

The national committee is a good place to start because it takes a pretty small number of people to make the changes in each state. There were only some 2000 people at the convention in Detroit so a coalition of tea partiers, GOP conservatives, and libertarians were able to come together and drive the old guard from power. I have mixed feelings on Terri Land but Dave Agema is really good.

http://www.rightmichigan.com/story/2012/5/20/104733/048


20 posted on 05/31/2012 3:32:33 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Bigtigermike

If this is true, I expect the repercussions will reverberate through the election. Why would I vote for a Rino Romney when he will only be backed up by an empty suit like Boner? I respect Issa for working hard all this time to reveal the truth, but it looks like the majority of America’s leadership is either weak or crooked. I would rather prepare my ammo box then worry about the ballot box if my only choices are evil or weak.


21 posted on 05/31/2012 3:42:34 PM PDT by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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To: Bigtigermike

0bama and Holder have been playing the race card since day one. F*#@ those punks. Don’t be afraid of them. I hope to God that this story is not true.


22 posted on 05/31/2012 3:49:09 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: cripplecreek

You’ve done your homework. Thanks for the link!


23 posted on 05/31/2012 3:53:30 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: Perdogg
This is nothing but rumor.

I agree...was thinking the same when I started reading down thread....BS rumor mill. This is far too big.

24 posted on 05/31/2012 3:53:47 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: cripplecreek
" ----and dirt on each other"

It still would be a cave in for the brassless wonders, but is there a chance there are fingerprints from the Bush administration on the origins of Gun Walker.

25 posted on 05/31/2012 4:04:39 PM PDT by buckalfa (Nabob of Negativity)
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To: Bigtigermike
Eric Holder, because “they (the GOP leadership) don’t think that they will suffer for [that] failure to follow through. They’re scared of Holder’s race card. . . they’re scared of Trayvon. They think if they let Issa fail, that it will only be a story in the blogosphere for a day . . . that they can weather it. .

Biggest bunch of pansies on the face of this Earth.

26 posted on 05/31/2012 4:04:48 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Irenic

GOP = Gutless Old Party


27 posted on 05/31/2012 4:07:27 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: buckalfa

I can completely understand why they would halt the Fast and Furious investigation. There’s the important issue of athletes who take steroids that must be investigated immediately.


28 posted on 05/31/2012 4:07:49 PM PDT by baiamonte
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To: buckalfa
is there a chance there are fingerprints from the Bush administration on the origins of Gun Walker.

We know the the gunwalking thing was going on during the Bush administration. Its bad enough but its nothing new and the Obama administration quit stopping the guns from crossing the border.
29 posted on 05/31/2012 4:11:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: 353FMG

Grand Old Plantation.


30 posted on 05/31/2012 4:12:47 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: billhilly

This may be a rumour but is this rumour not consistent with the limo fighting skills of the GOP leadership in the past? How many times Jane the GOP wimped out on conservatism or doing the right thing?


31 posted on 05/31/2012 4:14:02 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet; Diogenesis

If you want to talk about someone, let ‘em in on it.


32 posted on 05/31/2012 4:19:53 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: ScubieNuc

I’m with you. I will not vote for Romney. The only hope would be to elect 67 true conservative senators and a majority of tea party congress people in the house. And we’d need about 20 extra to make up for the ones who go to cash in and cave. But that’s not going to happen. So, rather than watch this country die a slow, painful death, I say let it get killed quickly. Maybe then the people will stand up and start a new nation.


33 posted on 05/31/2012 4:24:49 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: buckalfa
It still would be a cave in for the brassless wonders, but is there a chance there are fingerprints from the Bush administration on the origins of Gun Walker.

I haven't seen any hint of a motive for GWB to have intentionally allowed large numbers of guns to fall into the hands of Mexican gangs. I believe his administration may have allowed some guns to fall into gangs' hands as a result of some totally incompetent planning, and it's conceivable that the number of guns involved was much larger than has been let on, but I've seen nothing to indicate that GWB would have had any motive to intentionally "lose" large numbers of guns, nor that he ever displayed craven indifference to the fact that some guns got lost. By contrast, Barack Obama clearly had a motive to let firearms end up in the hands of Mexican gangs (it would justify his otherwise-unjustifiable claims on the matter). Further, since the operation was discovered, Barack Obama and Eric holder have displayed craven indifference toward it. Laws were clearly broken by federal agents. Assisting in the prosecution of such agents is Eric Holder's job. Refusal to assist is refusal to do his job. Barack Obama should be demanding Eric Holder's head. His refusal to do so demonstrates craven indifference to Eric Holder's refusal to do his job.

34 posted on 05/31/2012 4:42:18 PM PDT by supercat (Renounce Covetousness.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I believe I predicted this right here on FR.
And I believe several people bad-mouthed me for doing it.

And don’t blame it all on Boner!
I’m convinced that if the Republican hankie twisters really WANTED TO, they could FORCE Boner to move this stuff! Boner’s just a convenient scapegoat, IMHO.

Even if I’m wrong about that, they still reportedly DID fold like a cheap umbrella!


35 posted on 05/31/2012 5:01:24 PM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: Myrddin

I read that story and that is the first thing I thought of when I clicked on this thread.

This site doesn’t like WHI but the stuff that has been written in the past is happening....


36 posted on 05/31/2012 5:19:24 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: buckalfa

“It still would be a cave in for the brassless wonders, but is there a chance there are fingerprints from the Bush administration on the origins of Gun Walker.”

The better question can be seen here from the discussion by former DEA agent Mike Levine

http://narcosphere.narconews.com/notebook/bill-conroy/2011/07/atf-s-fast-and-furious-seems-colored-shades-irancontra-scandal

“… Running guns into Mexico into the hands of criminals? There can be no objective to this but death, and lots of it.
The events in Operation Fast and Furious are eerily identical to those surrounding the arrest of General Ramon Guillen Davila, a CIA asset who was [indicted for] smuggling a ton of cocaine into the US [in] 1996, in what was described as an intelligence gathering operation, the problem being that no intelligence was ever gathered and that the ton was only one of many other similar shipments of cocaine that actually hit the streets of the U.S. by way of CIA agents.
If I were a criminal profiler, it wouldn’t take much to identify a CIA pattern here [with Fast and Furious]: A wacko, barroom commando, illegal operation that makes no sense whatsoever, run outside the control of law enforcement.”


37 posted on 05/31/2012 5:24:36 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: MileHi
If you want to talk about someone, let ‘em in on it.

If that is so important to you and such a big deal, why don't you take care of that little detail, friend???

38 posted on 05/31/2012 5:28:50 PM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

Just did in that post. You’re good.


39 posted on 05/31/2012 5:40:31 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: cripplecreek

Awesome! Take ‘em down! :)


40 posted on 05/31/2012 6:48:35 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

Your scare tactics aren’t working.


41 posted on 05/31/2012 7:53:44 PM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet
If that is so important to you and such a big deal, why don't you take care of that little detail, friend???

It's called etiquette. Apparently a concept foreign to some.

42 posted on 05/31/2012 7:59:26 PM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Hope the GOP didn’t make a deal because they’ll get stabbed in the back. They’re just like Charlie Brown trying to kick that football.


43 posted on 05/31/2012 11:01:45 PM PDT by Crucial (Tolerance at the expense of equal treatment is the path to tyranny.)
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To: Bigtigermike

This kind of appeasement allows the democrats to rape our freedoms time and again. Soon, we won’t have any freedom left. All the GOP does is try to mitigate the damage but to never reverse it or prevent it.


44 posted on 05/31/2012 11:04:49 PM PDT by Crucial (Tolerance at the expense of equal treatment is the path to tyranny.)
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To: Myrddin; Bigtigermike
Other sources claim Jarrett threatened a U.S. Senator to ensure the investigation was dropped.

Dropping the investigation won't kill the story. That only makes them look like foolish wimps. It's too good a story for the November election. It won't help help turnout among Mexican Americans at a minimum. Obama is hoping for a large turnout among Latinos. The RNC chairman said he wanted to use Fast and Furious as an election issue. SuperPACS will probably use F & F in battleground states. The NRA will almost certainly do so. I can't see the NRA not using it.

45 posted on 05/31/2012 11:34:52 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: cripplecreek
Congressional investigations find scapegoats and dirt on each other, then they start making deals.

These things need to be taken out of the hands of congress and handed over to randomly selected groups of citizens.

Oh, you mean a Grand Jury?
Presentments are an awesome weapon... now if only the how-to of contacting local Grand Juries were common-knowledge...

46 posted on 05/31/2012 11:45:54 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: shelterguy

GOP is looking for their gonads with both hands and a mirror and finding NADA. Spineless, gutless whimps IMO.


47 posted on 06/01/2012 7:23:17 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Bigtigermike
December 8, 2011
Dear Representative Gardner:
Dear Senator Udall:
Dear Senator Bennet:

Let's call Fast and Furious, Castaway, "Grenade Walker" and "Cash Walker" what they are. State-sponsored terrorism.

On this side of the border they are violations of the RICO Act. In Mexico and Honduras it is state-sponsored terrorism.

What else would you call heavily arming international criminal syndicates within foreign countries wherein those countries are in a death struggle with those syndicates?

Especially when it goes beyond thousands of assault rifles to include grenades, RPGs, shoulder fired rockets, anti-aircraft guns, night vision equipment, body armor and special deals to bring their drugs onto our soil with legal impunity?

Not to mention the just-revealed news that the rip crew that killed BP Agent Brian Terry was there with DEA and FBI assistance and approval to attack and kill a rival cartel's smuggling crew.

Let's not leave out the FBI and DEA laundering millions of dollars for the drug cartels by setting up bank accounts for them that they otherwise couldn't do.

It is organized, it is spread throughout every Federal LEA and it violates numerous domestic laws and numerous statutes and treaties that deal with foreign nations. Yet none of it has been officially sanctioned by Congress. (that I know of) It is the Federal government acting like mafioso.

Pres. Obama, AG Eric Holder and Sec. State Hillary Clinton are all deeply involved in this and it is unquestionably state-sponsored terrorism by the definition used to define states like Iran and North Korea.

PS: if you think I am wrong or exaggerating any of this I will be glad to bring you up to speed with very well sourced articles, legal depositions (publically available) and other public information that verifies every word I have said.

Either you are with these criminals or you are with U.S. I implore you to get informed, get involved and act or get run over by this. This lawless scandal is not going away.

Sincerely,

Mr. (TigersEye)
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