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Sheriffs call for independent investigation in 'Fast and Furious' case(Gunwalker)
abc15.com ^ | 7 October, 2011 | Lori Jane Gliha

Posted on 10/08/2011 6:02:49 AM PDT by marktwain

PHOENIX - For the first time since Congressional hearings into the ATF's controversial Fast and Furious case started, Arizona sheriffs on both sides of the political aisle are joining forces.

Six sheriffs from Pinal, Cochise, LaPaz, Mohave, Greenlee, and Yavapai counties spoke outside of the Arizona capitol building Friday, saying they feel betrayed by the federal government and the way the Fast and Furious case was handled.

"If there is anything the President should apologize for, it's this," said Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, a Republican. He also said Attorney General Eric Holder should resign or be fired.

Although Republican Congressional leaders have been leading the investigations into the Department of Justice, Babeu said the dissatisfaction with the Fast and Furious case is not a partisan issue.

"This is not a Democrat or Republican issue. This is a public safety issue," he said.

"It's embarrassing to this country and me," said LaPaz County Sheriff Don Lowery. "I've spent fifty years in uniform, and it's embarrassing for me to stand before you and apologize for people that we elect."

(Excerpt) Read more at abc15.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: atf; banglist; castaway; cia; dea; dhs; doj; fastandfurious; fbi; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; ice; obama; sheriff
Of course, ABC will run a national story on this, won't they? On totally unrelated news, will Lori Jane Gliha have a job is six months?
1 posted on 10/08/2011 6:02:56 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: MestaMachine

Gunwalker ping.


2 posted on 10/08/2011 6:03:41 AM PDT by marktwain (In an age of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.)
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To: marktwain
G3A

Considering the level of stupidity on display by this administration, Holder might want to consider an insanity defense.

3 posted on 10/08/2011 6:08:07 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: marktwain

Investigation of Obama’s administration?

Fat chance.


4 posted on 10/08/2011 6:09:36 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Jack Hammer

The only investigation that the media will do with this information is to investigate the SHERIFFS who dared to question the messiah and his administration.


5 posted on 10/08/2011 6:13:48 AM PDT by Mr. Jazzy (For God and country - Geronimo, Geronimo, Geronimo!)
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To: marktwain
Here is a chance for some super effective old-style freeping.

POTUS is going on a bus tour. Everywhere he goes, folks should hold up signs showing an AK-47, with messages about "200 murdered by ATF guns, where is the media?"

That's just clip art I grabbed, obveiously, delete the Russian.

To be even more effective, cut out the cardboard AK-47 alone, and hoist it high up on a stick, so its profile will really stand out against the sky. Just make it properly "cartoonish" so the Secret Service can't pretend they thought it was a real gun. Sort of like the cartoon AK in the following image.

We should dog POTUS with Fast and Furious at every stop, shaming the MSM into finally reporting the scandal that is a thousand times worse than Watergate.

6 posted on 10/08/2011 6:15:06 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: marktwain; T.L.Sink; justiceseeker93; MamaDearest; unkus; JLAGRAYFOX; tgusa; Doogle; ...

Hannity did a great job on this last night when he had Issa on as his guest. Holder’s lies were exposed in detail. Look for We The People to demand this scandal be exposed and indictments to follow. The Eunuchs in Congress would be well advised to expose this now. To do less, will be felt by candidates at the ballot box. We The People are angry and fed up with corrupt politicians on both sides of the aisle. Spineless, gutless political Elites aren’t wanted by anyone I talk to.

Americans and Mexicans have died because of the corrupt liars in this Administration. This Regime and their DOJ is not above the law unless We The People and the Congressional Republicans allow it.


7 posted on 10/08/2011 6:15:51 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: marktwain; Joe Brower
We need to dog the POTUS and shame the MSM everywhere he goes in public.

Make sure any cutout AKs are sufficiently "cartoonish" to avoid giving the SS a reason to arrest anybody on trumped-up charges. Sort of like the AK in this cartoon.


8 posted on 10/08/2011 6:18:27 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Holder will eventually resign or ...be fired, lying S.O.B., murderer that he is!!! And.....POTUS Obama should be impeached!!! Will Americans never learn that Obama wants to destroy this nation, period, in any way possible!!! End of story!!!


9 posted on 10/08/2011 6:20:23 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: ExTexasRedhead

The sad truth of the matter is that neither Boehner or McConnell have the backbone, integrity OR the resolve to do ANYTHING that would be necessary to slow this Regime down from their stated goal of destroying our country. They are derelict in their sworn duty to uphold the Constitution of The United States.

My question is this: Just how much more of this garbage are We The People willing to tolerate from this government?


10 posted on 10/08/2011 6:21:07 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: marktwain

What we as a people do {or don’t do} next will stand for history and tyrants to see. Is there anything outrageous enough anymore to shame our American identity?

When dealing with ATF, it is common knowledge that one is guilty until proven innocent. We must use that same standard to examine all our alphabet soup agencies, czars, and power mad politicians.


11 posted on 10/08/2011 6:28:20 AM PDT by labette ( Humble student of Thinkology)
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To: Howie66

Would there not be a variety of state laws that have been broken in Arizona as a part of the gunrunning? Why is there not a state investigation?


12 posted on 10/08/2011 6:29:12 AM PDT by garyb
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To: marktwain

Erick Holder and his communist ilk should be charged with murder..Murder of the ATF agent and over 200 other people..


13 posted on 10/08/2011 6:29:32 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Howie66
"...Boehner or McConnell..."

We trust these men at our own peril. It is time we recognized our entrenched Republican establishment for what it is - More problem than solution.

This bastardized federal government was built from the ground up. A piece at a time. It will probably have to be repaired the same way.

14 posted on 10/08/2011 6:39:30 AM PDT by labette ( Humble student of Thinkology)
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To: garyb

Accessory to Murder might be worth looking into.

Why isn’t this being done?


15 posted on 10/08/2011 6:49:20 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: labette

Amen and amen!


16 posted on 10/08/2011 6:49:51 AM PDT by theoldmarine (lost two heroes in one day Palin/Jobs - what a pity!)
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To: labette

I don’t trust Boehner or McConnell any more than I trust Ubama or Holder.


17 posted on 10/08/2011 6:50:37 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: Howie66

This investigation should be one of the highest priorities of the House and Senate.

But anyone expectingmuch fro Rep[ublicans on this will be greatly dissappointed.

If the shoe were on the other foot Democrats would be pushing this to the limit and beyond.

We really do need a party for Americans who are conservative and we need to unload some dead wood in the republican party. Those who would rather talk crap on the floor and go have drinks after the meeting need to be fired.


18 posted on 10/08/2011 6:53:42 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Howie66

Ditto.


19 posted on 10/08/2011 6:53:43 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Jack Hammer

Investigate, why? Holder said he did not do anything wrong...he did not even admit to an error in management. That was underscored by der leader who said he has total confidence in Holder while also noting he had no knowledge of this matter. OK, that proves there is nothing here...move on to something else...oh, what was it Cain did during the civil rights movement and why did he not join the military during the Vietnam War?


20 posted on 10/08/2011 6:54:56 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: marktwain
HolderGate is much more than WaterGate. No one died in Watergate.
21 posted on 10/08/2011 7:05:09 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: marktwain
This happened in AZ but I'm confident that some FReepers will discover that it is....

Rick Perry's fault!

22 posted on 10/08/2011 7:05:29 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Mouton
...total confidence in Holder...

In my experience, when the boss (in this case Obama) uses these words, look for a new job quickly!

23 posted on 10/08/2011 7:10:57 AM PDT by TexasRedeye (Eschew obfuscation)
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To: marktwain
For the first time since Congressional hearings into the ATF's controversial Fast and Furious case started, Arizona sheriffs on both sides of the political aisle are joining forces.

What about Sheriff Dipstick?


24 posted on 10/08/2011 7:13:53 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: Venturer

Can’t argue with you.


25 posted on 10/08/2011 7:15:00 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: TexasRedeye

Usually that is the case but the only way Holder goes is if it has any effect on the O’s reelection run. Since few in the media think this is a real issue, that is killing 200 Mexican nationals and a US agent by the dumbest most corrupt investigative plan in US history, little will happen because Holder is as involnerable as that Mafia guy in the Godfather under the protection of a police captain (till Michael took them both out).


26 posted on 10/08/2011 7:19:39 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Howie66; JLAGRAYFOX; Nachum; Doogle; Foolsgold

Boner and McConnell would be wise to take a hourly walk through Arlington so that spine and guts might rub off on the two eunuchs.

The Republican members of this Congress disgrace our nation with their gutless cowardice and, IMO, the Liberals in this Congress disgrace themselves, disgrace their families, disgrace our forefathers and disgrace our nation with their reprehensible, self-serving treason.


27 posted on 10/08/2011 7:25:07 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Travis McGee


28 posted on 10/08/2011 7:37:13 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama's secret: Once you learn to fake sincerity you've got it made)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Congress critters need to go. Tired of their lies and do nothing for the people. Some need to be in jai cells.


29 posted on 10/08/2011 7:37:40 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: marktwain
And just where was “America's Sheriff’?
Conspicuously missing.
Was it because HE would not be the center of attention?
Probably.
30 posted on 10/08/2011 8:44:31 AM PDT by Tupelo ( 2012 TEA PARTYER but no longer a Republican)
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To: marktwain

I have made a request ABC15 to reveal Gliha’s political affiliation. I mean if political affiliations are that important, then I tink we are entitled to know.


31 posted on 10/08/2011 8:56:46 AM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a U.S. Marine.)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

I agree these racist fascist punks should get busted like the negro nazis they are, but the MSM allows them to get away with outlandish lies like saying the progressive tax does not exist. Goebbels enabled his nazis as well.

Nixon went down for Watergate because the media wanted it that way.

Also, the arrest of holder will give his Panther army reason to join the “occupy wall street” useful idiots.

I feel the tree of liberty is fixin’ to get watered because of the lack of a peaceful, legal solution to this mess.


32 posted on 10/08/2011 9:32:33 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: garyb
Would there not be a variety of state laws that have been broken in Arizona as a part of the gunrunning?

Fast and Furious guns have turned up at 122 crime scenes in Mexico. There must be some international laws about arming organized crime syndicates in foreign countries.

33 posted on 10/08/2011 10:45:30 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Tupelo

“And just where was “America’s Sheriff’?
Conspicuously missing.
Was it because HE would not be the center of attention?
Probably.”

“Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a Republican, said as a former federal official himself, he was reserving judgment about Fast and Furious until all the findings are released.
“It’s my philosophy not to accuse a federal law enforcement agency until you have all the facts,” he said. “There may be a few problems within the organization, but we shouldn’t judge a federal organization — I’m talking about the ATF now — with some possible misdeeds.”
He added, “I am going to let the system take its course.”

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hL4PtQmwT31FdD07Thvy33MbZaxw?docId=9f7b3a2dd73747d98f7179d5f550af0f

Besides, is it really necessary for him to show up? Anyone with half a brain knows just how much he despises Napolitano, Obama, and D.C. They have done nothing but tangle since Napolitano was elected Governor of AZ. The Sheriff also supports S.B. 1070 and has done so publicly.

So he is a narcissist now because he has decided to wait until there is more evidence before deciding? I thought this is what all good cops do.


34 posted on 10/08/2011 2:11:10 PM PDT by BizBroker (Democrats- Don't want 'em, Don't need 'em, Can't use 'em, Couldn't afford 'em if I did!)
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To: vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; FreedomPoster; Josephat; Prince of Space; ...
After Yom Kippur Round up. You probably got these already, but just in case.....


JUST DO IT!

35 posted on 10/08/2011 7:49:58 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Travis McGee; All

” “If there is anything the President should apologize for, it’s this,” said Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, a Republican. He also said Attorney General Eric Holder should resign or be fired. “

THIS GUY IS ONE OF US. HE IS INTERVIEWED OFTEN ON LOCAL CONSERVATIVE TALK RADIO, AND HE PULLS NO PUNCHES


36 posted on 10/09/2011 6:58:02 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

“Boner and McConnell would be wise to take a hourly walk through Arlington so that spine and guts might rub off on the two eunuchs.

The Republican members of this Congress disgrace our nation with their gutless cowardice and, IMO, the Liberals in this Congress disgrace themselves, disgrace their families, disgrace our forefathers and disgrace our nation with their reprehensible, self-serving treason.”

EXACTLY


37 posted on 10/09/2011 6:59:09 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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