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Nation's Largest Cocaine Smuggler Revealed: The DEA???
WHDT-TV ^ | Jan-25-2014 | WHDT-TV

Posted on 01/27/2014 4:19:40 PM PST by George - the Other

(WASHINGTON, DC WHDT World News) - For decades, it has been rumored the United States government was secretly sponsoring the smuggling of cocaine into the country. Federal officials have long denied such speculation, pointing out the billions of dollars spent intercepting drugs. Newly released documents, and testimony from Justice Department and DEA officials now show the stories of government running cocaine are true.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: corruption; deadrugrunning; deadrugs; doj; dojdrugs; mexico; news; propaganda
Well, yes there certain would be corruption in the DEA, but the question is, is this a facet of DEA policy, or just a criminal element.

The activist source immediately cast suspicion about the accuracy of the report, since activists are driven by agendas and will not hesitate to use propaganda in order to make their case.

Also, the "investigation" was done in Mexico, which is known for its rampant corruption.

What better way to impede the DEA then to portray it as being the leading source of illicit drugs.

George

1 posted on 01/27/2014 4:19:40 PM PST by George - the Other
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To: George - the Other

It would not surprise me in the least.
Everyone knows cops have the best dope and guns.


2 posted on 01/27/2014 4:21:09 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: George - the Other

Well I was told by an ex-CIA rhat they used to store drugs in a certain hangar in Belize. Wouldn’t elaborate much and never on the phone.


3 posted on 01/27/2014 4:22:35 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: George - the Other

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zElkA9zbz60


4 posted on 01/27/2014 4:23:30 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: George - the Other
do I really have to say it???

5 posted on 01/27/2014 4:25:02 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: George - the Other

I used to angrily ignore such claims as the fanciful wet-dreams of afrocentric crypto drug dealers —I didn’t listen for ONE second.

Now?

Mostly I believe these “crazy” claims.

After all, five years ago if you’d have told me the BATF would use agents and officers to export machine-guns to Mexican drug-dealers specifically to generate MURDER headlines, I would have considered that crazy, also.

Or:

EIGHT hours of begging on the radio by 40 guys for Bengazi military rescue would bring almost NO rescue...??

I would have been insulted by that “crazy” claim.


6 posted on 01/27/2014 4:25:06 PM PST by gaijin
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To: George - the Other
Lawyers, guns and money.

Unfortunately, many Americans believe our federal government is corrupt.

Solyndra, and Fast & Furious are just the tip of the iceberg.

The regime is starting to scare me.

5.56mm

7 posted on 01/27/2014 4:25:38 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: George - the Other

The BATFE allows firearms into the hands of the most notorious criminals in North America.

Why wouldn’t the DEA allow drugs into the hands or the same people?


8 posted on 01/27/2014 4:26:27 PM PST by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: gaijin; John Semmens

Yeah. Try running the Nut-Job Conspiracy Theory Ping list. Or writing satire like John Semmens.


9 posted on 01/27/2014 4:33:29 PM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: gaijin

I don’t buy into wild theories.

However, based on the best information available I have decided that the facts favor Berry Seal flying coke into the USA while working for George Sr and Ollie North.

I no longer trust our government to do the right thing or tell the truth.


10 posted on 01/27/2014 4:33:59 PM PST by AlbertWang
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To: George - the Other

There were a LOT of rumors during the Viet Nam “conflict” about the Feds running drugs, mostly opium to help finance the South Vietnamese government and to provide ‘bribe’ money for key people.

And heaven knows, heroin usage here, especially in the urban areas, skyrocketed. A LOT of movies were made then about it. The Supercops, Shaft and a whole bunch of others I don’t remember right now.

Once started that sort of thing generates a institutional life of it’s own.


11 posted on 01/27/2014 4:34:45 PM PST by The Working Man
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To: George - the Other


12 posted on 01/27/2014 4:36:13 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: Iron Munro

Bwaahaahaa!


13 posted on 01/27/2014 4:37:32 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: The Working Man

Yes, sometimes the best intents get out of control when they are covert.
It is what it is.
It can’t, by it’s own nature be done with transparency.

Most covert ops are good.

One that we know about was Howard Hughes and the Glomar Explorer.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_submarine_K-129_%281960%29


14 posted on 01/27/2014 4:44:04 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: George - the Other

IMHO Edward Snowden is being used as propaganda to discredit the NSA and to get the American people used to being the frog in the proverbial pot.
But that is just a SWAG.


15 posted on 01/27/2014 4:46:29 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Iron Munro

Hillary thinking’: “Damn, if I have told that muzzie once I have told her a hundred times......CONDITIONER HUMA!!!! But geeze I’m getting tired of picking her curlies out of my teeth”. It was easier getting rid of Vince Foster than these things”.


16 posted on 01/27/2014 4:51:36 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: George - the Other

Have they surpassed the CIA or has the DEA always been #1?


17 posted on 01/27/2014 4:55:53 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: mylife
IMHO Edward Snowden is being used as propaganda to discredit the NSA and to get the American people used to being the frog in the proverbial pot.

Used by whom?

18 posted on 01/27/2014 5:05:56 PM PST 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: The Working Man
and Frank Lucas brought in more No.4 heroin than the mafia...
19 posted on 01/27/2014 5:08:28 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: OneWingedShark

Good question.


20 posted on 01/27/2014 5:19:53 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Chode

Frank Matthews, “Black Caesar”, controlled the east coast heroin trade for awhile. State Dept. papers said he had nine C IA employees on his overseas payroll—which was likely the reason he could not get arrested. (Like any small time crook, the big time crooks also payoff or become of service in order to be left alone.)

After he was finally arrested, a federal judge strangely lowered his bail and he split,never to be seen again.

He was followed by Frank Lucas, also from North Carolina.
(Matthews was from Durham, and liked to use ‘hometown’ boys in his organization.)

One imagines that millions in illegal drug money flowed through NC and Durham; which is one reason that state and town’s politics are so screwed up, imho.


21 posted on 01/27/2014 5:22:13 PM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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To: AlbertWang

That’s what I was thinking. Mena, Arkansas, George H. Bush, CIA, Bill Clinton, etc. etc.

Nothing would surprise me anymore.


22 posted on 01/27/2014 5:26:45 PM PST by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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To: CondorFlight
yup, they paid a HELL of a lot better than them runnin shine, that's for sure...
23 posted on 01/27/2014 5:30:00 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: ScubieNuc

Barry Seal


24 posted on 01/27/2014 5:30:30 PM PST by DainBramage
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To: DainBramage

Adler Barriman Seal


25 posted on 01/27/2014 5:33:28 PM PST by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius now available at Amazon.)
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To: All
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.

DEA laundering millions of dollars for the drug cartels by setting up bank accounts for them that they otherwise couldn't do.

DEA and Sinaloa cartel (more links)

DHS Complicit In Drug Cartel Human Trafficking

CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel
businessinsider Jan. 13, 2014

26 posted on 01/27/2014 5:34:43 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: George - the Other

Who could have guessed that Eric the Corrupt was right in the middle of this.


27 posted on 01/27/2014 5:52:45 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Stalin is smiling in Hell at how well Obama has copied his communist organization.)
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To: TigersEye
Have they surpassed the CIA or has the DEA always been #1?

The DEA is used to find out which of the little guys is not paying their cut or is trying to muscle in on the big boys turf.

This stuff has been going on since the British Opium Wars. Research the relationship between The Crown and the Sassoon family.

28 posted on 01/27/2014 6:11:35 PM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: ScubieNuc

Ok I’m only 36 but I know where Mena, Arkansas is. What happened there??


29 posted on 01/27/2014 6:12:55 PM PST by Married with Children
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To: CondorFlight
One imagines that millions in illegal drug money flowed through NC and Durham; which is one reason that state and town’s politics are so screwed up, imho.

This is the same way the British Crown used the opium trade to corrupt and control China.

30 posted on 01/27/2014 6:13:36 PM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: All

Mena, Arkansas?

We’d all be better off if we’d wise up and accept that neither party is on “OUR” side. This has been going on since the beginning. George Washington sent the militia to quell the Whiskey Rebellion. When he died he was the largest whiskey maker in the country.


31 posted on 01/27/2014 6:16:04 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Married with Children

Google, Mena Arkansas, Bill Clinton, Barry Seal. You’ll get a couple of hits that should have the whole story, but basically Barry Seal, a former Special Forces soldier, who claimed to have been a CIA operative, flew lots of planes into Mena Arkansas and deposited millions of dollars through Arkansas banks. This was during the time of Iran Contra and while Bill Clinton was governor of Arkansas.

Conspiracy theory has it that because Clinton was in on a drug/money laundering scheme run by Reagan/Bush, therefore Republicans weren’t allowed to fully expose Clinton or else he could blow the lid off of Reagan/Bush activities.


32 posted on 01/27/2014 6:20:22 PM PST by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLmMUKX9fmI


33 posted on 01/27/2014 6:52:22 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: George - the Other

The “war on drugs” has been a criminal enterprise since its inception.


34 posted on 01/27/2014 7:29:19 PM PST by zeugma (Is it evil of me to teach my bird to say "here kitty, kitty"?)
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To: mylife

One problem is that covert operators who are bending the rules don’t like oversight, and if you can fund your own operation without submitting a budget, then you get a lot fewer questions as to what you are doing. So, anyone who is going to try and get around some red tape to do something “good”, might be tempted to use drugs as an easy way to fund it.


35 posted on 01/27/2014 7:57:49 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

So the CIA are the Dons and the DEA are the enforcers.


36 posted on 01/27/2014 8:26:34 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: ScubieNuc

Careful ‘scube, or yer gonna get flamed by all of the little Bush Sr./Bill Clinton toadies for even bringing up that little, ahem, ‘business’ those two future American Presidents, (and also involving heavily Oliver North as you probably know), teamed up to run out of the airport in Mena Arkansas in the early/mid 1980’s.


37 posted on 01/27/2014 8:52:42 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: Boogieman

Its all independent ops


38 posted on 01/27/2014 9:00:02 PM PST by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: George - the Other

This is Not New,

Under President Reagan, Attorney General William French Smith, went before CONGRESS and pleaded for and RECEIVED a SPECIFIC EXEMPTION allowing the CIA to Import hundreds of thousands of pounds of COCAINE into the US during the 80’s.

Before that, the Kerry Commission (Senator Bob Kerry) investigated claims like this and produced the evidence in CONGRESS detailing the long history of our own Government being involved in the Drug Trade, but they chose to let everybody off the hook.

You can look these two FACTS UP by the way.


39 posted on 02/05/2014 9:00:37 AM PST by eyeamok
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