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FBI nabs US senator for Phl arms deal: AFP captain, separatist group linked (Leland Yee)
The Philippine Star / The Associated Press ^ | March 29, 2014 | Cecille Suerte Felipe

Posted on 03/28/2014 8:48:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

SAN FRANCISCO – 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 with links to separatist groups in the Philippines, court documents revealed Wednesday.

Investigators said Sen. Leland Yee discussed helping the agent get weapons worth $500,000 to $2.5 million, including shoulder-fired missiles, and explained the entire process of acquiring them from a Philippine military captain and separatist groups to bringing them to the US, according to an affidavit by FBI agent Emmanuel Pascua....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: again; banglist; california; china; democrats; gunrunning; islam; jihad; lelandyee; palin; philippines; sanfrancisco; treason; yee
More complicated than I realized.
1 posted on 03/28/2014 8:48:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am going out on a limb here and saying a certain US senator who hates guns might be involved in this... she crows like a madwoman when people try to search her computers.


2 posted on 03/28/2014 8:50:24 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Viennacon

Maybe others have raised these questions. If Yee had the ability to get these weapons into the United States, has he already done so? If so, how many times has he been able to get these weapons into the country? Where are they? Who has them?


3 posted on 03/28/2014 8:55:44 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise

Eric Holder? Rosie O’Donnell? OFA? ACORN?


4 posted on 03/28/2014 8:58:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Back in ‘96, Yee was President of the SF Board of Education, he has also been a semi-diplomat it seems with China and Taiwan. Seems he wanted a crackdown on violent video games. I think Shrimp Boy is going to sink him.


5 posted on 03/28/2014 9:03:39 PM PDT by BeadCounter (morning glory evening grace)
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“State Sen. Leland Yee, the enigmatic San Francisco politician known for his past brushes with the law and diverse array of stances on major policy issues, positioned himself last year as an opponent of a ban on shark fin soup, the Asian delicacy that depends on grisly fishing methods. That turned out to be a lost cause, as the ban became state law the first day of this year.”

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/foodie/2012/02/leland_yee_beef_noodle_soup.php (disclaimer, I know nothing of this website)

Seems I saw something about him being busted for shoplifting once before as well, Hawaii. That would be the “past brushes with the law” if that is so.


6 posted on 03/28/2014 9:07:25 PM PDT by BeadCounter (morning glory evening grace)
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To: Viennacon

This apparently is a state senator who lives in the US, wrongly termed “US senator” by the Filipino writer, hm?


7 posted on 03/28/2014 9:19:22 PM PDT by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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To: Viennacon

Boxer most likely was the ambiguous rolodex helper, but this headline is misleading in that it was a State Senator, not a US senator.

Although the guy seems likely the candidate to give up HIS rolodex, and it might include TWO CA Senators.. eventually.


8 posted on 03/28/2014 9:19:36 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Guns for YEE but not for THEE.


9 posted on 03/28/2014 9:20:09 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...including shoulder-fired missiles, and explained the entire process of acquiring them from a Philippine military captain and (Muslim) separatist groups...

Where are the charges of terrorism and treason?

10 posted on 03/28/2014 9:28:42 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: imardmd1

But that is not to say that he does not have two CA US Senators very worried right now.

Shoulder-fired missiles. AKA MANPADS. Like the 15K the CIA was trying to recover during the Benghazi attack.

Hillary kinda dying on the vine may be a result of this quaint gun-running op. Boxer probably texted her, ‘you should probably just go away.’ And thighness went away.


11 posted on 03/28/2014 9:28:49 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
More complicated than I realized.
Complicated as in a potential act of terror or IOW who did he think he was getting the guns for exactly?
12 posted on 03/28/2014 9:36:06 PM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: Viennacon

STORE THE ARMS AT BOXERS PLACE.


13 posted on 03/28/2014 9:54:56 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gov. Brown calls for THREE Democrat State Senators including Yee to resign.

http://www.latimes.com/local/political/la-me-pc-jerry-brown-calls-for-democratic-senators-to-resign-20140328,0,3041290.story#axzz2xKBAIRmi

Might be the only way, Democrats can be tossed out of office in some places, this is real corruption.


14 posted on 03/28/2014 10:00:01 PM PDT by BeadCounter (morning glory evening grace)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Does the FBI have a Democratic Party Task Force? It seems they need one now with all the criminals running around in that party these days.


15 posted on 03/28/2014 10:03:55 PM PDT by dowcaet
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To: Lizavetta

Your post #9 is a zinger; congrats!


16 posted on 03/28/2014 10:08:13 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

17 posted on 03/28/2014 10:11:45 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I want to know who those shoulder fired missiles were intended for?


18 posted on 03/28/2014 10:27:39 PM PDT by Yollopoliuhqui
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To: Viennacon

This is a Philippine paper. When they say a US senator they mean a state senator in the US.

That got me too.


19 posted on 03/29/2014 12:41:37 AM PDT by Hugin
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To: Viennacon

I didn’t think about that but you might be right.
Oh would that be cool to see!!!


20 posted on 03/29/2014 2:16:22 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: Enterprise

The other question that is not answered is who he thought the buyers to be. Obviously, he didn’t think he was selling them to an undercover FBI agent, so who was the agent posing as? A drug gang capo, a Muslim terrorist, a white motorcycle gang thug - what was it?

Yee thought he was selling them to someone in the US, so presumably he had no problems with the thought that some group was going to use them here.


21 posted on 03/29/2014 2:45:18 AM PDT by livius
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A US senator......................just imagine what criminal hijinx is going on in Washington and with this administration. Any wonder why in the streets of every small town in amerca there is a herion problem and our children are able to buy 5 dollar bags one shot and your hooked?


22 posted on 03/29/2014 4:12:10 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Im missing a jumbo jet with 235 passengers has anyone seen it?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I realize this article is from a Philippine source and appropriate for that context, but he “US Senator” is misleading for readers in this country.

Regardless, this is the typical modus operandi for any Democrat, really.

23 posted on 03/29/2014 4:28:41 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: dowcaet

-——Does the FBI have a Democratic Party Task Force——

Yes. They operate in secret from a bunker in Provo Utah. They are gathering evidence for the day the Amish controlled government is in the hands of Americans once again


24 posted on 03/29/2014 4:33:33 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Viennacon

Would this Senator also have a concealed carry permit of her own?


25 posted on 03/29/2014 5:24:31 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: BeadCounter

1996 is when Bill Clinton’s buddies in the Chinese military were smuggling in full auto weapons for the gangs in LA.

Can’t help but wonder if Yee had his fingers in that too.


26 posted on 03/29/2014 6:50:45 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: livius

Good questions also. What is astonishing is that he was indifferent to the death and suffering to U.S. citizens that could have resulted. I’ll go a bit darker. Maybe he was happily anticipating such death and suffering. You just never know with liberal Democrats.


27 posted on 03/29/2014 7:36:00 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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Q. Why would US Senator "Honor" a Chinese citizen on US soil who was a gang member?
A. Shrimp Boy Chow had something Sen Feinstein needed.

INCONVENIENT FACTOIDS:

(a) Di's hubby made millions doing deals in China. Did M/M Di/Fi get any help from Yee? From Shrimp Boy Chow? Intros to helpful Chinese officials....for a fee?

(b) As Head of the Senate Intel Committee--Di/Fi gets valuable ntl security info---which can be sold for very high prices in the global market.

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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.

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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Just before the Yee scandal broke, Sen Di/Fi---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? Hubby made millions in China deals in past years. How'd he do that?

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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 recently travelled to 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 official China---did Di/Fi give him any assistance?

28 posted on 03/29/2014 9:09:30 AM PDT by Liz
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TAKE YOUR SEATS, STUDENTS---TIME FOR YOUR LESSON IN DEMOCRAT POLITICS 101.

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HOW DEMOCRATS GET AND KEEP PUBLIC OFFICE--101: California Democrat, State Sen Leland Yee, discussed w/ an undercover FBI agent about supplying terroristic- style weapons worth $500,000 to $2.5 million, including shoulder-fired automatic weapons and missiles....in exchange for campaign contributions.

Sen Lee showed the FBI agent the entire process of how to get those weapons from a Muslim separatist group in the Philippines into the United States (according to the FBI affidavit).

Democrat Yee's alleged crimes also include:

<><> wire fraud,

<><> money laundering,

<><> corruption in office,

<><> bribery,

<><> alleged murder-for-hire plots targeting a political consultant who apparently crossed Yee,

<><>international weapons trafficking conspiracy in exchange for campaign contributions to Yee.

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LESSON REFERENCE: Sen Yee's Democratic Playbook---plotting w/ terrorists to advance his political ambitions---- is widely used in Democrat circles.

Former Pres bill Clinton was grinning like a simpering fool at the annual meeting of the tax-exempt "Clinton Global Initiative Foundation" few months back.. Notwithstanding the bombshell news that (1) the Clintons had employed a Muslim Brotherhood activist....and, (2) the Clinton Foundations were outed by the NY Times for their shady dealings and runaway spending.

Gehad al Haddad (above), Muslim Brotherhood activist AND former Clinton employee.....is ready to carry out presidential orders. Gehad is currently sitting in a nice comfy Egyptian jail as we type. Gehad al Haddad was a Muslim Brotherhood spox--while simultaneously working at Hillary and Bill's tax-exempt foundation.

Gehad was arrested by the Egyptian military for inciting violence AT THE SAME TIME he was a Clinton employee. Gehad knows plenty about the way the M/B uses tax-exempts for money-laundering (to finance terror activities against America).

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THE CLINTON-MUSLIM TERRORISM CONNECTION --- The Muslim terrorist was working at the Clinton Foundation AND conducting terrorist activities at the same time. Gehad al Haddad's intimacy w/ the Clintons explains why they remade themselves into the hallowed "Clinton Family Foundation."

The Clintons doing their "Holy Family" act.

NOTE The Clintons' shady foundation financing is unveiled in a recent NYT expose of Clinton corruption, greed, entitlement, nepotism, cronyism. Actions Billy took as president now serve to fuel hefty contributions to the foundation.

The Clintons' shady tax-exempt modalities are unveiled in the recent NYT investigative story. Corruption, greed, entitlement, nepotism, cronyism. The Clintons didn't have a pot to *** in in Arkansas---never even had a home to call their own. Now they're multi-millionaires.......with hundreds of millions in donations from dubious sources financing Hillary's ambitions and Bill's ego-driven obsession for being in the limelight.

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There needs to be a thorough going-over of the three tax-exempt Clinton Foundations and their assorted money-grabbing derivations.

We need to know who pays/funds the Clinton's lifestyle/political ambitions---- especially b/c Hillary is running for prez. It is important to know to whom the Clinton's are truly indebted.

NY POST EXCERPT ----The Bill Clinton Foundation has spent more than $50 million on travel expenses — Bill Clinton’s foundation has spent more than $50 million on travel expenses since 2003, an analysis of the nonprofit’s tax forms reveal.....includes $4.2 million in 2011 for the William J. Clinton Foundation (to which Hillary and Chelsea are attached); $730,000 for the Clinton Global Health Initiative; and $7.2 million for the Clinton Health Action Initiative (CHAI).

29 posted on 03/29/2014 9:11:36 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz

If we laugh “Haw” at him, that makes it a Yee Haw.


30 posted on 03/29/2014 9:12:32 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Liz

Bill and Communist China go back a long way, My FRiend. Thanks to Bill, Communist China can hit any target in the U.S. with a nuclear warhead from a ballistic missile.


31 posted on 03/29/2014 9:13:49 AM PDT by sport
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Cute.


32 posted on 03/29/2014 9:41:29 AM PDT by Liz
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