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We Couldn’t Even Make This Up: Dem Senator Was Just Arrested For Gun Running
WesternJournalism.com ^ | March 27, 2014 | B. Christopher Agee

Posted on 03/28/2014 9:01:08 AM PDT by lbryce

Many leftist politicians who want to strip Americans of their Second Amendment rights say their position is based on concern for the safety of citizens. Somehow, they contend, forcing law-abiding gun-owners to give up their weapons will result in street gangs following suit.

According to a recently unsealed affidavit, however, one state senator in California allegedly wanted to curtail gun rights for everyone except violent gangsters.

State Sen. Leland Yee, the court documents state, was the subject of an FBI raid that led to his arrest Wednesday along with 25 other individuals. Among those arrested was Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a well-known Chinese gang leader.

Though Chow claimed he left his criminal behavior in the past after his 2003 release from prison, evidence indicates he was merely putting a legitimate face on his new illegal behavior. He now faces charges of money laundering and a number of conspiracy charges.

The purportedly reformed crime boss has been praised in recent years by a number of California politicos for his public appearances working with troubled kids. All the while, however, reports indicate he was still deeply involved in his prior activities.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: banglist; california; demagogicparty; democrat; fastandfurious; gungrabbers; gunrunning; lelandyee; lofan; shrimpboy
He was actually a major distributor for the administration's Fast and Furious program about to make a drop off to drug dealers in Tijuana.
1 posted on 03/28/2014 9:01:08 AM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Fortunately, I will always give credit where credit is due, the report I heard yesterday was that the Maj Ldr is going to throw him out of the Senate if he doesn’t resign.


2 posted on 03/28/2014 9:04:24 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: lbryce

Is nobody sacred? Next thing you know the Bamster might get pinched as an accessory to Eric (the Gunrunner) Holder.


3 posted on 03/28/2014 9:04:43 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished)
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To: lbryce

Now, how about those Dems who were running guns in Fast ‘n’ Furious?


4 posted on 03/28/2014 9:04:49 AM PDT 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: lbryce

“He was actually a major distributor for the administration’s Fast and Furious program about to make a drop off to drug dealers in Tijuana.”

Incredible!

Was that in the indictment or is it documented elsewhere?


5 posted on 03/28/2014 9:10:08 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: lbryce

I think you are onto the truth of it. This guy is one of Holder’s boys, and he was hoping his assault rifles would be used to kill lots of children, so he could make book on the virtues of disarming Americans.

Besides, Leland was going to get rich, like all Democrat politicians are entitled to do. Serving their master, and getting rich doing it, is the Democrat dream.


6 posted on 03/28/2014 9:13:16 AM PDT by pallis
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To: lbryce
Dig a little deeper and maybe we’ll see who’s been supplying the gangs all this time? I always wondered why the “gun buyback” programs were called “buyback”, after all.
7 posted on 03/28/2014 9:15:01 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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US Sen Dianne Feinstein (Dimwit-Calif) released the following statement WRT Democrat State Senator Leland Yee's arrest for terrorist gun trafficking: “The allegations against Senator Yee are shocking. It has become clear he has lost the confidence of his colleagues and for the good of his constituents should step down.”

Huh? She's shocked? More like sap-happy Di/Fi's doing a quick CYA before all the dirt comes out.
INCONVENIENT FACTOID: Di's hubby made millions doing deals in China.
Did M/M Di/Fi get any help from Yee? From Shrimp Boy Chow? Campaign donations, maybe?

This is Shrimp Boy Chow who was arrested in connection w/ Yee's terrorist arms trafficing plot.
THE DI SUCKUP Di/Fi honored Chow as a "community role model" at the same time Chow was running a criminal enterprise.

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SNIP --- The 137-page FBI complaint against state Sen Leland Yee and his criminal conspirators, has many twists reminiscent of the movie "American Hustle".......

EDITED--Leland Yee, a progressive Democrat (born in China), built his political fortune partly through Chinatown connections and had never lost a race until his failed bid for San Francisco mayor in 2011. A few years before Yee's political journey, gangster Shrimp Boy Chow's own political star began rising. Around 2008, he began meeting with at-risk youth to talk with kids about how to stay on the straight and narrow, said Rudy Corpuz Jr, executive director of the youth-led violence prevention organization United Playaz. "He wasn't just the average guy on the street corner when he had that life, he was somebody you wouldn't mess with. And he's little so people were like, 'Damn, that little guy had that much power?" said Corpuz Jr., who said Chow's "redemption" story helped change hundreds of young lives for the good.

Soon, politicians weighed in to suckup ethnic campaign contributions and votes---the political recognition and awards to criminal; Chow started coming. Shrimp Boy was lauded by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California for his work as a former offender who had become a community role model, and praised by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee for his "willingness to give back to the community." He posted pictures of himself on Facebook with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. And while Finestein was singing his praises, Chow was running a criminal operation, according to court documents. (NOTE At the same time Di was in thick w/ the tong gang, DI's hubby was making millions doing deals in China).

Then several years ago, undercover FBI agents assigned to Chow infiltrated his criminal organization, and ultimately snared Sen Leland Yee and Lee's campaign consultant Keith Jackson. All three were arrested Wednesday during a series of raids in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area that also netted additional members of the Chinese tong gang.

THE INEVITABLE ETHNIC SOLIDARITY KICKS IN--" This (terrorist) trafficing kind of flies in the face of what he has told me," said Lee's fellow countryman, Millbrae Mayor Wayne Lee, a Yee protege. "He's always been a champion for the downtrodden. I am hoping that he will be vindicated."

Yee is free on $500,000 bail; Chow was denied bail because he was deemed a flight risk and a danger to the public. Jackson was denied bail, too. "The Yee/Chow a very active criminal enterprise, and we won't see this one very busy for the near future," agent Chinn said.

SOURCE http://news.yahoo.com/fbi-sting-shows-san-francisco-chinatown-underworld- 201940947.html;_ylt=ApxPaunTvdK5uNNlNpX_9FbQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTBsbzR0bHJyBGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMyBHNlYwNzcg--

8 posted on 03/28/2014 9:15:44 AM PDT by Liz
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To: lbryce

Perfectly logical behavior for a gun runner. Gun runners should want guns illegal so the prices are driven up.

Suggests that democrats are following in the footsteps of the patriarch of the kennedy clan who thought liquor was better off being illegal


9 posted on 03/28/2014 9:17:07 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: lbryce

Does he not qualify as a traitor? Is it not treasonous?

Will he suffer the correct punishment?

NOT A F***IG CHANCE!


10 posted on 03/28/2014 9:17:57 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: lbryce
DI/FI KNOWS WHAT'S COMING HER WAY Feinstein (Dimwit-CA), Chairman of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee, recently accused the CIA of secretly examining her committee’s computers and taking documents relating to the CIA’s interrogation methods on terror suspects......

Then the Leland Yee terrorist arms trafficking story broke---connecting Finestein w/ Democrat Sen Yee and his criminal associates.

EVER WONDER HOW DUMB ISSA WAS? Issa Rips CIA Over Feinstein Spying Allegations: 'Treason'
breitbart | 3/12/14 | Kerry Picket / FR Posted by Nachum

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said he is incensed about allegations the CIA spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee, calling it “treason.”

“I think Senator Feinstein is as outraged as anyone and I share her outrage. I think the violation of the Constitutional separation of powers should be an offense of the highest level—virtually treason,” Issa told Breitbart News on Tuesday.

“Spying on the executive branch—spying on Congress or violating the separation of powers as to the Supreme Court or as to Congress is effectively treason. Treason—it’s written up in the Constitution,” Issa said of Feinstein’s revelations.

....adding, “I don’t know who gave the orders, but to spy on other branches is in fact a constitutional violation at the level of high crimes and misdemeanors and certainly should cause the removal of anyone involved.” more at breitbart.com ...

Duh.

11 posted on 03/28/2014 9:18:03 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Olog-hai; lbryce
Another thing I noticed is that Yee dresses exactly like members of the Communist Party of China in photographs—black suit, white shirt and red tie; even has a similar haircut to people like Hu Chin-t’ao (r). Coincidence?

 

12 posted on 03/28/2014 9:20:08 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: lbryce

I wonder if Harry Reid will just look the other way on this too?


13 posted on 03/28/2014 9:26:29 AM PDT by virgil
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To: lbryce

bookmark


14 posted on 03/28/2014 9:27:37 AM PDT by dadfly
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To: lbryce

Lee,not to worry the other gun runner Eric Holder will free you..He is on his way to California as I write this....sit tight and wait o your comrade.


15 posted on 03/28/2014 9:28:16 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Grampa Dave

No, it was sarcasm without the tags. When people ask me why I don’t insert the sarcasm tag, I say, sarcasm was being written thousands of years before the tag was ever invented. But, I’ve decided to reconsider and will be including the tags from now on, most of the time, anyway.


16 posted on 03/28/2014 9:30:55 AM PDT by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: lbryce
I heard that they were thinking of placing Shrinp Boy..... in Juvenile Hall


17 posted on 03/28/2014 9:33:02 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Olog-hai

“Dig a little deeper and maybe we’ll see who’s been supplying the gangs all this time? I always wondered why the “gun buyback” programs were called “buyback”, after all.”

I posted the same comment/question yesterday.

Most of the cities, who sponsor the gun buy back programs have left wing mayors, city council members and police chiefs. So are those guns turned in to buy back PR stunts, really melted down or are they packed up and transported to another liberal city to be re sold to the gangs in the different city?


18 posted on 03/28/2014 9:34:32 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: Liz

Issa was probably doing the old DC two step. First of all he probably knew what the CIA was doing re investigating Di Fi and probably her husband.

Then, when DiFi blows up, Issa does what you noted.

Issa probably slept very well that night after his act of shame.


19 posted on 03/28/2014 9:38:06 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Yeah and then the Majority Leader can expel himself.

They’re all in it up their foreign ears. Steinberg is just an enabler who doesn’t want to get caught.


20 posted on 03/28/2014 9:42:26 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: lbryce

Its just another in a long series of examples of how much liberals like guns. Not only that but they have no remorse or fear of using them on their enemies. In fact genocide is a liberal concept despite propaganda. Their problem with guns is that you can have them.


21 posted on 03/28/2014 9:44:30 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: lbryce

Hopefully this hypocrisy will make for good, creative campaign ads at all levels for Second Amendment supporting candidates. Don’t waste this opportunity.


22 posted on 03/28/2014 9:46:59 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: Grampa Dave

I keep wondering what Issa has to hide——that dumb act of his is wearing thin.

Issa’s a California boy——and probably knows plenty.

The CIA better get ahold of his emails, as well.


23 posted on 03/28/2014 9:47:01 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz
Yee doing a "Privileged Perp Walk!"

Maybe this picture should be sent to rats in power/now as a warning to resign and to go to a country where they can't be extradited.

24 posted on 03/28/2014 9:50:49 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: Liz

“I keep wondering what Issa has to hide——that dumb act of his is wearing thin.”

Issa probably has nothing to hide.

Who controls the Justice Department and the Mass Media in DC?

Issa has part of the House in his side and that is it.

If he had anything to hide, it would have been on the front page of the Compost and NY/LA Slimes over a year ago.


25 posted on 03/28/2014 9:53:40 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: 556x45
Bingo!

Its just another in a long series of examples of how much liberals like guns. Not only that but they have no remorse or fear of using them on their enemies. In fact genocide is a liberal concept despite propaganda. Their problem with guns is that you/we can have them.

26 posted on 03/28/2014 9:56:24 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: Grampa Dave

They are all about redistribution, so nothing like that would surprise me.

I recall that Yee and other Dems tried to have Sarah Palin investigated four years ago over a compensation package she got for speaking at CSU.


27 posted on 03/28/2014 9:56:52 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: luvbach1

If the hamster gets pinched, they’ll be rioting in the streets.


28 posted on 03/28/2014 9:56:54 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Grampa Dave
Issa probably has nothing to hide. Who controls the Justice Department and the Mass Media in DC? Issa has part of the House in his side and that is it.

If he had anything to hide, it would have been on the front page of the Compost and NY/LA Slimes over a year ago.

You're right Grampa Dave...

29 posted on 03/28/2014 10:00:10 AM PDT by GOPJ (NASA: N othing A bout S pace A nymore - - FreperClearCase_guy)
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To: lbryce

Well, I’m sure he felt “entitled” to do so as a democrat and knows holder won’t make a big deal out of it.


30 posted on 03/28/2014 10:03:14 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: virgil; Liz
'I wonder if Harry Reid will just look the other way on this too?'

Re the Three Blind or Wise Monkeys

'In the Western world the phrase is often used to refer to those who deal with impropriety by turning a blind eye.'

The picture below shows DIFi's, Pelosi's and Reid's reaction to their comrade Yee getting arrested.


31 posted on 03/28/2014 10:09:26 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: GOPJ

Thanks.

If the rats had something on Issa, it would have been the news du jour for well over a year on ABCNNBCBS, the Compost, LA/NY Slimes, and the Sunday morning tv shows where slicing and dicing republicans is the theme.


32 posted on 03/28/2014 10:14:34 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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He now faces charges of money laundering

Is that a Chinese laundry joke? I'm pretty sure that's racist.

33 posted on 03/28/2014 10:15:14 AM PDT by lonevoice (We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality)
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To: Grampa Dave

Yep, the ‘standard’ for conservatives is we must walk on water - or very close to it...

The Standard for democrats is they can’t be caught caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy... well, unless they’re a Kennedy or someone other ‘A-lister’


34 posted on 03/28/2014 10:49:12 AM PDT by GOPJ (NASA: N othing A bout S pace A nymore - - FreperClearCase_guy)
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To: RIghtwardHo; All

Yee is simply following the precedent of “Big Tim” Sullivan, who passed the infamous Sullivan law in New York City to protect his criminal gangs there. “Big Tim” was a corrupt politician and crime syndicate leader.

http://gunwatch.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-strange-birth-of-nys-gun.html


35 posted on 03/28/2014 11:13:15 AM PDT by marktwain (The old media must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: lbryce

So I’m wondering if the democrats turned on Lee?

Or was the corruption charge something they couldn’t stop?


36 posted on 03/28/2014 1:10:51 PM PDT by DannyTN ( .)
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To: lbryce

So I’m wondering if the democrats turned on Lee?

Or was the corruption charge something they couldn’t stop?


37 posted on 03/28/2014 1:10:51 PM PDT by DannyTN ( .)
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To: GOPJ; Grampa Dave
Whether he has anything to hide or not, Issa blundered badly coming to the defense of Di/Fi just before the Yee scandal broke.

Di---Senate Intel Committee head---whined about the CIA looking through her computers and taking documents. In light of the Yee scandal, this has more resonance now than when she began her whining. Seems Di knows how to get ahead of a scandal.

Just wondering. Did Di use her access to valuable US security data improperly? Is hubby cutting new deals w/ the Chi/Coms?

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Di has a habit of mouthing off and helping criminals......before she was a US Senator, she was Mayor when the Zodiak killer was rampaging the area.

Mayor Di actually went on TV and showed viewers the shoes the cops told her the killer was wearing. Naturally, the Z/K got rid of the shoes......and more people got killed thanks to Di's utter stupidity.

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NOTE: Bill Clinton was just traveling in China...panhandling for donations to his tax-exempt "foundations" (which finance Hillary's ambitions). Nice to know who the Clintons are beholden to....as Hillary eyes 2016.

How was Clinton able to penetrate the Great Wall of China---did Di/Fi give him any assistance?

38 posted on 03/28/2014 2:48:50 PM PDT by Liz
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