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Dem State Senator Who Authored Gun Control Legislation Arrested for Conspiring to Traffic Firearms
The Blaze ^ | 26 Mar 2014

Posted on 03/26/2014 5:13:30 PM PDT by mandaladon

Edited on 03/26/2014 5:14:33 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A California state senator who authored gun control legislation asked for campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms trafficker, according to court documents unsealed Wednesday. The allegations against Democratic State Sen. Leland Yee were outlined in an FBI affidavit in support of a criminal complaint. The affidavit accuses Yee of conspiracy to deal firearms without a license and to illegally import firearms.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; coruption; democrats; gun; guncontrol; ratinjail
Another corrupt hypocrite DemocRAT
1 posted on 03/26/2014 5:13:30 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Doesn’t the FBI realize how difficult this makes
thing for Holder and DOJ? Or, maybe they DO!!!


2 posted on 03/26/2014 5:15:59 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: mandaladon
He is best known for his efforts to strengthen open records, government transparency and whistleblower protection laws, including legislation to close a loophole in state public records laws after the CSU Stanislaus Foundation refused to release its $75,000 speaking contract with former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in 2010.........................Ironic?
3 posted on 03/26/2014 5:16:33 PM PDT by mandaladon (If you're going through hell, keep going. ~Winston Churchill)
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To: mandaladon

1. Make guns illegal
2. ????
3. PROFIT!!!


4 posted on 03/26/2014 5:18:19 PM PDT by null and void ( Everything evil in the world may not be Islamic but everything Islamic is evil.)
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To: mandaladon

I hope they give this gun grabber a long stretch in the slammer.


5 posted on 03/26/2014 5:18:46 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: mandaladon
“Once things start to move, it’s going to attract attention. We just got to be extra-extra careful,” he said, according to court documents.

Oops!

6 posted on 03/26/2014 5:21:46 PM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: mandaladon

It makes my heart warm to read stories like this.


7 posted on 03/26/2014 5:22:31 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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To: mandaladon

delicious


8 posted on 03/26/2014 5:22:40 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: mandaladon

ironic. shot himself in the foot, figuratively.


9 posted on 03/26/2014 5:26:10 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: mandaladon

Now we know the real motive behind democrats obsessive push for gun control.


10 posted on 03/26/2014 5:26:32 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: mandaladon
"Yee discussed helping the agent get weapons worth $500,000 to $2.5 million, including shoulder fired automatic weapons and missiles, and took him through the entire process of acquiring them from a Muslim separatist group in the Philippines to bringing them to the United States, according to the affidavit by FBI Special Agent Emmanuel V. Pascua."

Gadzooks!

11 posted on 03/26/2014 5:27:13 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: mandaladon

Making money from corruption is the real reason such laws are passed in the first place.


12 posted on 03/26/2014 5:27:27 PM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: mandaladon
Senator Yee was behind legislation to ban California's “bullet button” on semi-automatic rifles with detachable magazines.

Glad to see him fry.

13 posted on 03/26/2014 5:30:26 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: mandaladon

Classic.


14 posted on 03/26/2014 5:33:16 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: mandaladon

WOW - the term ‘Democrat’ was used in the first paragraph. Looks like AP wants to be a respected news source again... Good job AP...


15 posted on 03/26/2014 5:33:56 PM PDT by GOPJ (NASA: N othing A bout S pace A nymore - - FreperClearCase_guy)
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To: Enterprise

Wow! I’m calling my state senator and ask him if this gun control push was nothing more than a protection racket.


16 posted on 03/26/2014 5:36:31 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: mandaladon

There have to be plenty of photos of Leland Lee and Diane Fineswine together. They are two peas in the same corrupt California Democrat pod. Filthy hypocrites they both are.


17 posted on 03/26/2014 5:36:45 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: forgotten man

Probably why diane gets so berserk and red in the face when guns are mentioned, guess probably cutting in on her and hubbys action also.


18 posted on 03/26/2014 5:42:23 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: Inyo-Mono

Won’t happen. He will be a CA senator in the future.


19 posted on 03/26/2014 5:45:13 PM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: null and void

You watch South Park?


20 posted on 03/26/2014 5:48:44 PM PDT by GOPJ (NASA: N othing A bout S pace A nymore - - FreperClearCase_guy)
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To: PoloSec

Same with prohibition. The Kennedy’s are still reaping the rewards.


21 posted on 03/26/2014 5:49:55 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: mandaladon

LOL!!

We don’t need “gun control”, we need POLITICIAN CONTROL!!!


22 posted on 03/26/2014 5:50:14 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: GOPJ

Nope. But I know my meme!


23 posted on 03/26/2014 5:50:24 PM PDT by null and void ( Everything evil in the world may not be Islamic but everything Islamic is evil.)
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To: mandaladon

The pessimist in me wants to believe he only got taken out because he was standing in someone else’s way.


24 posted on 03/26/2014 6:01:34 PM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: Enterprise

“... from a Muslim separatist group in the Philippines...”

Uhh, hello?

Aiding and Abetting International Terrorism, anyone???

Felony no more; we’re now in the realm of capital crime.

Stand the bastard under a tree with his Italian loafers off the turf.


25 posted on 03/26/2014 6:11:21 PM PDT by HKMk23 (The Superior Culture will prevail.)
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To: mandaladon

“A California state senator who authored gun control legislation.....”

Reads as though this guy was pulling the old trick of throwing the Feds off his trail by trying to make it appear the opposite of what he is.


26 posted on 03/26/2014 6:17:22 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: HKMk23

Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort.


27 posted on 03/26/2014 6:20:47 PM PDT by null and void ( Everything evil in the world may not be Islamic but everything Islamic is evil.)
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To: mandaladon

Isn’t Obamaland great?

Now shut your racist face and go pay your taxes. Your government is broke. :)


28 posted on 03/26/2014 6:26:07 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: TheThirdRuffian

That has to be your first thought whenever someone is pushing for laws that are simply malum prohibitum.

It’s also likely why liberalism/progressivism works to destroy laws that are malum in se or that come from God.


29 posted on 03/26/2014 6:34:34 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: mandaladon

Ping for later read...

Thank you for posting this. I will be sending this out to many 2nd Amendment groups...


30 posted on 03/26/2014 6:35:54 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: mandaladon
BURN HIM!!! it should NEVER see the light of day again...
31 posted on 03/26/2014 6:41:22 PM PDT 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: null and void

Well he was working to supply money to MILF, an Al Qaeda connected group.


32 posted on 03/26/2014 6:41:42 PM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: mandaladon

What an f’in POS!


33 posted on 03/26/2014 6:46:39 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: mandaladon

A Holder protege


34 posted on 03/26/2014 6:51:45 PM PDT by falcon99
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To: mandaladon

Losing count of all the dems indicted/arrested today.


35 posted on 03/26/2014 7:02:06 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: HKMk23
I think this is eligible for treason according to U.S. Code › Title 18 › Part I › Chapter 115 › § 2381 18 U.S. Code § 2381 - Treason

"Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States."

Aw but what the hell. It's a Democrat who Holder won't care.

36 posted on 03/26/2014 7:17:58 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin
"Wow! I’m calling my state senator and ask him if this gun control push was nothing more than a protection racket."

I have said for years, as have others, that the largest and most successful criminal syndicate in history has been the Democrat Party. These people make the Mafia bosses weep with envy.

37 posted on 03/26/2014 7:22:59 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise

I came across the complaint if your interested

http://media.nbcbayarea.com/documents/complaint_affidavit_14-70421-nc.pdf


38 posted on 03/26/2014 7:31:54 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: mandaladon

Leftists are always crooked, hypocritical liars


39 posted on 03/26/2014 7:32:43 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

Thank You!!!


40 posted on 03/26/2014 7:35:02 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise
[I have said for years, as have others, that the largest and most successful criminal syndicate in history has been the Democrat Party. These people make the Mafia bosses weep with envy.]

I believe the Obama White House has solicited money and other assets from individuals, corporations and foreign governments in exchange for favorable policy or regulatory decisions. This explains why Obama can't reverse his Keystone pipeline stance. Money has changed hands and the fix is in. Those who benefit from blocking the pipeline are George Soros, Warren Buffett, Saudi Arabia and Russia.

I also believe the Russians, Chinese and perhaps the Iranians have information about Obama that would result in extreme embarrassment or criminal charges and they blackmail the White House.

41 posted on 03/26/2014 9:46:01 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: mandaladon

Can’t wait to read that the FBI raid uncovers documents from Lee’s office that link U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein to the same gun trafficking and money laundering illegal activity.


42 posted on 03/26/2014 10:02:44 PM PDT by Mat_Helm
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To: HKMk23

No doubt. That sounds like treason, terrorism, the whole nine yards.


43 posted on 03/26/2014 10:25:55 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Mat_Helm

Can’t wait to read that the FBI raid uncovers documents from Lee’s office that link U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein to the same gun trafficking and money laundering illegal activity.


You’ll know as soon as she says she’s retiring or has a medical condition. Or just says she needs to start ‘spending more time with her family’.


44 posted on 03/27/2014 2:47:21 AM PDT by The Working Man
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