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ATF reportedly used rogue tactics in a half-dozen cities
foxnews.com ^ | 12/9/13 | foxnews.com

Posted on 12/09/2013 10:38:14 AM PST by ColdOne

Federal ATF agents in cities across the country reportedly used rogue tactics to go after guns on the street -- allegedly exploiting the mentally ill, buying up weapons for way more than they're worth and letting minors smoke pot and drink.

The details were included in an expose by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which reported earlier this year on an embarrassing set of blunders made by the Milwaukee arm of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The operation in Milwaukee apparently was not a one-off, as officials claimed.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: atf; batf; tyranny

1 posted on 12/09/2013 10:38:14 AM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Why is this looking more and more like Nazi Germany?


2 posted on 12/09/2013 10:40:11 AM PST by realcleanguy
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To: realcleanguy

Because National Workers Socialist Party.


3 posted on 12/09/2013 10:50:10 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: realcleanguy

It’s only started...One can imagine what it will be like when the economy ticks down after decades of being artificially prop up.


4 posted on 12/09/2013 10:51:13 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: realcleanguy
Well, just look at who is at the head of affairs in THIS country!

We don't exactly have Mr. Squeaky Clean in the WH. What we have is a mentally deficient, malicious incompetent with an ax to grind! Just like A. Hitler was.

5 posted on 12/09/2013 10:51:41 AM PST by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: ColdOne

ATF commits crimes to stop crime


6 posted on 12/09/2013 10:54:25 AM PST by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: ColdOne
That LONG J-S REPORT was investigative journalism at its best. A tip 'o the derby to the reporters.

Take a moment and bookmark this well of information for later arguments.

7 posted on 12/09/2013 11:16:39 AM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: ColdOne

I see an IRS audit in someones future.


8 posted on 12/09/2013 11:21:25 AM PST by BipolarBob
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To: realcleanguy

The every day law abider has no motivation to become a cop because he or she thinks surveillance does not affect them. It is criminals or those strangely afraid of punishment who seek the cop career immunity.


9 posted on 12/09/2013 11:29:57 AM PST by lavaroise
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To: ColdOne


10 posted on 12/09/2013 11:40:56 AM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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To: ColdOne; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; ...
Who's laughing now?

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

11 posted on 12/09/2013 11:42:26 AM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: ColdOne

Doesn’t this remind you of the IRS targeting the small group in Cincinnati, Lois Lerner’s thugs? Obama’s administration is appearing more lawless....


12 posted on 12/09/2013 11:52:22 AM PST by yoe ( Defund Obamacare now — or risk voter backlash in 2014)
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To: realcleanguy
Why is this looking more and more like Nazi Germany?

The communist tyrant in the Spite House?

Federal Protective Service Police

Hat Tip: http://curmudgeonlyskeptical.blogspot.com

"So, as I was about to park, I saw this vehicle, so I quickly got out of my car and took a picture as it drove by. As the driver saw me do this, he slammed on the brakes, and asked, "Do you have a problem?" To which I replied, "Just taking a picture. Is that illegal now?" He then eked forward a few feet and stayed there in the middle of the road for about a minute and a half until a car approached him from behind, forcing him to move...

This, ladies and gentlemen, is the FEDERAL POLICE FORCE (or Federal Protective Service, or United States Secret Service Uniformed Division as they are also known) we have been hearing about and the actual recipients of all that billions (yes, billions) of rounds of ammunition that is being produced for and procured by the Social Security Admin, The IRS, and other various government agencies for what purpose. They are here, right in Downtown Grand Junction. What is the real purpose of a Federal Protective Service and why do we need them?

Feel safe yet?"


13 posted on 12/09/2013 11:53:16 AM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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To: Iron Munro

It would look better with 22 inch rims...


14 posted on 12/09/2013 11:57:18 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: ColdOne

slow headed = obama voting EBT holding free phone leeches


15 posted on 12/09/2013 11:58:34 AM PST by bgill
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To: Iron Munro

Act like you’re using the phone.


16 posted on 12/09/2013 12:00:38 PM PST by bgill
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To: nascarnation
It would look better with 22 inch rims...

Sorry but no money available - the $900 billion Stimulus money has already been given away.


17 posted on 12/09/2013 12:08:01 PM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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To: dragnet2; realcleanguy

What happened to my country?

Nevermind, we already know.

My God in Heaven.


18 posted on 12/09/2013 12:10:45 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Iron Munro

After 9/11, the country developed National Stockholm Syndrome.


19 posted on 12/09/2013 12:13:41 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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20 posted on 12/09/2013 12:29:56 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Iron Munro

They are the Gestapo. DC has become a fascist government. We now have SS troops in the local police


21 posted on 12/09/2013 1:01:09 PM PST by realcleanguy
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To: ColdOne

bttt


22 posted on 12/09/2013 1:03:11 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: realcleanguy
Why is this looking more and more like Nazi Germany?

I'll give you three guesses...

23 posted on 12/09/2013 1:09:19 PM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: nascarnation

And some shag carpet of the top of the dashboard. LOL.


24 posted on 12/09/2013 1:12:40 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: realcleanguy

Was talking to a guy at the range this week and his son is a DC cop.

He can’t even have ‘unregistered’ ammo for a gun.NYC and the District of Corruption are in a race to the bottom.


25 posted on 12/09/2013 1:13:22 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: ColdOne; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Fast & Furious in Milwaukee

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26 posted on 12/09/2013 1:32:49 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: null and void
"There is enough crime out there, why do you have to manufacture it?" said Jeff Griffith, a lawyer for a defendant in Wichita. "You are really creating crime, which then you are prosecuting. You wonder where the moral high ground is in this."

In their joint assessment, Badger and Skinny Pete concluded, “The whole thing felt kinda shady. You know, morality-wise.”

But two meth-addled morons have more understanding of morality than the typical ATF agent.

27 posted on 12/09/2013 3:46:07 PM PST by Skepolitic
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To: Oatka

Thanks for the link. This is a profoundly disturbing story of injustice perpetrated by the ATF.

I have some experience with retarded people in my family, and am active in a local organization that provides support for retarded adults. I personally have known a few people who could easily be suckered by a disgraceful scam like this.

The ATF is a truly sick organization, a perversion of the proper function of government.


28 posted on 12/09/2013 3:58:50 PM PST by Skepolitic
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To: null and void

need more tin foil


29 posted on 12/10/2013 1:25:59 PM PST by Nifster
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To: Iron Munro
"So, as I was about to park, I saw this vehicle, so I quickly got out of my car and took a picture as it drove by. As the driver saw me do this, he slammed on the brakes, and asked, "Do you have a problem?" To which I replied,

"Problem?" [puzzled look] "Why no, I'm just a great admirer of the DHS, and that's the first SUV I've seen with that paint job. I just wanted to capture the moment! Say! Could I have your autograph?" [look of absolute fawning adoration] "You guys are doing a swell job!!!"

30 posted on 12/10/2013 2:16:09 PM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

"Problem?" [puzzled look] "Why no, I'm just a great admirer of the DHS, and that's the first SUV I've seen with that paint job. I just wanted to capture the moment! Say! Could I have your autograph?" [look of absolute fawning adoration] "You guys are doing a swell job!!!"

"Oh, Okay - That's a funny looking cell phone you've got but go ahead and take a few shots."


31 posted on 12/10/2013 4:14:00 PM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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