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  • The "Obama Phone" Lady vs. Angry White Men with Guns

    10/03/2012 8:00:57 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    Salon ^ | October 2, 2012
    ..............In the Right-wing's dreamworld, the Obama Phone Lady is a "surplus" person with no place in an Ayn Rand fantasy, what is the Tea Party GOP's dystopian soon-to-be made true reality. Culture is also transmitted through historical memory. The white gun shop owner who believes that Obama is a socialist usurper represents a type ofwhiteness that is not benign. While white folks imagine themselves through the lens of white privilege (where they are kind, innocent, and good). For others, Whiteness (and by implication, white people) has been a harbinger of violence, death, destruction, and exclusion. White men with guns who...
  • Splendid idea: Lehrer lobbied to ask gun control questions

    10/03/2012 6:51:50 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 2 October, 2012 | Dave Workman
    Presidential debate moderator Jim Lehrer is being lobbied hard to ask questions about gun control and violent crime during Wednesday’s debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, and that just might be a splendid idea with unintended consequences for the president and his anti-rights supporters. That may not play well in Seattle, where the Seattle Times has offered one of the most tepid endorsements ever to grace its editorial page, recommending that voters re-elect the president. The Brady Campaign is trying to add momentum to the effort by publishing a letter from families of Batman massacre victims in Aurora, Colo....
  • Conservative group targets Hispanic voters with new Spanish-language Fast and Furious ads

    10/03/2012 5:22:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies ^ | 2 October, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    The Operation Fast and Furious scandal may hurt President Barack Obama’s re-election chances with Hispanic voters in November, conservative group American Future Fund thinks. On Monday, American Future Fund (AFF) released two new Spanish-language political ads — “Confienza” and “Cuentas” — that the group says will run on television and radio in Albuquerque, N.M.; Raleigh, N.C.; Washington; Las Vegas and Denver. “December 2010,” an anchor reads in the television ad, “U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry is gunned down along the Arizona-Mexico border.” “Under Fast and Furious, President Obama’s Justice Department puts thousands of weapons in the hands of dangerous...
  • Wichita business owner foils robbery attempt(KS)

    10/03/2012 5:14:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies ^ | 2 October, 2012 | Kyle McCaskey
    A robbery attempt went awry when a local business owner pointed a gun at the suspect's head. The owner of Club Billiards was getting out of his truck around 10 a.m. Monday in the 900 block of W. Douglas when a man came up to him. "He had his hands in his pockets. He stated he had a gun and wanted the victim's wallet," said Wichita Police Lieutenant Doug Nolte. "The victim stated that he also had a gun, at which time he produced a handgun and pointed it at the suspect's head."
  • The Smearing of Fast and Furious Whistleblower John Dodson

    10/03/2012 4:57:27 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies ^ | 3 October, 2012 | Katie Pavlich
    On December 15, 2010, ATF Special Agent John Dodson’s life changed forever when when Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in the Arizona desert. At least two of the guns left at the scene were linked to Operation Fast and Furious. Before Terry was killed, hundreds had been killed in Mexico as a result of the program, leaving only blood stained concrete and horror behind. For a year prior to Terry’s murder, Dodson worked as part of ATF Phoenix Gunrunning Group VII, the group assigned to carry out the bulk of Fast and Furious. He was told for months...
  • Romney campaign fundraises off 'Fast and Furious'

    10/02/2012 7:58:26 PM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies ^ | 2 October, 2012 | Stephen Dinan
    Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan sent out a fundraising plea to supporters Tuesday saying that donating to the Romney campaign will help ensure that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., whose Justice Department oversaw the botched "Fast and Furious" gunwalking operation, will be kicked out of office. The email plea comes a day after Univision reported that guns from the U.S. government operation ended up in the hands of major drug cartel leaders and were used to kill 16 people at a birthday party in Juarez, Mexico.
  • No Coverage at the Wires as Univision Exposes Wider Scope, Sickening Carnage of 'Fast

    10/02/2012 5:40:45 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 6 replies
    As of 2 PM ET, various searches at the national web site of the Associated Press, aka the Administration's Press (on "furious"; on "Univision"), Reuters ("furious"; "fast and furious"; "univision"), and United Press International ("furious"; "Univision") indicate that the three wire services have given no coverage to reports from Univision exposing the wider geographic scope and far more fatal fallout of the deliberately untrackable guns-to-cartels operation known as Fast and Furious. I wonder how the leading U.S. Spanish network's broadcasters and audience feel about getting the same treatment the establishment press gives center-right blogs?
  • American grazed by bullet fleeing from gunmen in Reynosa

    10/02/2012 3:16:55 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 2 replies
    KGBT ^ | 10/02/12 | Sergio Chapa
    Authorities are investigating an incident where an American citizen was grazed by a bullet while fleeing from gunmen in the outskirts of Reynosa. Pharr police reported that it happened on the Mexican border city's eastside early Sunday morning. Investigators told Action 4 News that a wounded 38-year-old man drove up from Mexico at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge around 8:20 a.m. Sunday. The Pharr man told customs officers that a bullet grazed his head while fleeing from gunmen in his red Ford Ranger pickup truck. It's not clear why the man was in Mexico or what he was doing but he...
  • Buying Ammo at Dick's Sporting Goods

    10/02/2012 12:37:39 PM PDT · by pabianice · 50 replies
    Vanity | 10/2/12
    Today I went shopping at BJs and then visited a newly opened Dick's Sporting Goods store in the same mall. Big store, but the shooting cubicle is hidden in the back of the store between fishing stuff and camping equipment. Had to search. They had a fair stock of long guns -- no evil handguns, of course. I asked to see the prices on .22 LR and was pleased to find that they carry the Remington .22 LR copper-covered rounds in the 525 round box for $10.98. The rest of the .22 ammo was expensive, however: 100 rounds for $21.95....
  • Lawmaker's gun room explosion likely 'spontaneous combustion' (ID)

    10/02/2012 12:11:48 PM PDT · by marktwain · 26 replies ^ | 1 October, 2012 | Andrea lutz
    BURLEY, Idaho -- Fire officials believe it was spontaneous combustion that made a gun room explode at the home of an Idaho state lawmaker last weekend. The blast sent Representative Fred Wood's wife to a burn center in Salt Lake City on Saturday night. Burley Fire Chief Keith Martin believes a gun room below Fred and Amy Wood's house exploded after rags with gun cleaning chemicals on them sat in a garbage bin and slowly produced enough heat to ignite on fire. “He cleaned his guns, and we are thinking maybe the cleaning solvent and the rags that he used...
  • Cartel boss captured with Fast & Furious weapons

    10/02/2012 11:46:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/02/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    How high up did the weapons of Operation Fast and Furious go in the cartels? This high: When Mexican authorities took Juarez drug cartel carnage king Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez — better known as “El Diego” — into custody, he had weapons from Operation Fast and Furious on his person, the English-language transcript of the Spanish-language television network Univision’s special investigation into the scandal shows.“According to investigations, ‘El Diego’ forms the link between this massacre and Fast and Furious,” an anchor read on air in Spanish Sunday evening, referring to two different mass killings drug cartel operatives used Fast and...
  • Univision Exposes Barack Hussein's Rising Fast And Furious Body Count

    10/02/2012 11:26:39 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 14 replies
    Scandal: A Univision special documents how weapons provided by the administration to Mexican drug cartels repeatedly have taken a deadly toll as families on both sides of the border wait for true answers and accountability. We may never know how many deaths, kidnappings and other criminal activities were facilitated by more than 2,000 weapons that were allowed to "walk" into Mexico under the Obama administration's Fast and Furious program, but a Univision special aired Sunday exposes more of the carnage. The special, put together by Univision's investigative unit and aired as a special edition of Univision's "Aqui y Ahora" ("Here...
  • Massachusetts high court hears Springfield gun case

    10/02/2012 11:22:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies ^ | 1 October, 2012 | Jack Flynn
    BOSTON – Arguments in the case of a retired Air Force captain from Springfield charged with a gun violation were heard by the state’s highest court Monday. A lawyer for John McGowan of 15 Garland St., argued that his client took all required precautions to store his gun on Oct. 19, 2008 when city police visited his home and charged him with improper storage of a firearm. Judges in the state’s Supreme Judicial Court are expected to render a decision in the coming months. According to court papers, McGowan’s girlfriend took his gun from the nightstand next to his bed...
  • Gun store employee describes shooting ordeal(IN)

    10/02/2012 8:54:12 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 2 October, 2012 | Teresa Mackin
    NDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - It was exactly two weeks ago, when police say a customer opened fire inside Don's Guns on the city’s west side, shooting a clerk. That clerk shot back, killing the customer. 42-year-old Ben Chance was that clerk, and spoke with 24-Hour News 8 inside his hospital room in Methodist Hospital.
  • Border agent shot to death near Naco, partner wounded

    10/02/2012 7:26:10 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 38 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | October 2, 2012
    A truck drives on the Mexican-side of the border fence between Naco and the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation area in this 2007 file photo. Two agents assigned to the Border Patrol's Naco station were shot Tuesday morning. One agent died. A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded early today in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border. The agents were on duty near Bisbee when the shooting occurred about 2 a.m., according to various wire reports. The wounded agent was airlifted to a hospital. He was reportedly shot in the ankle and buttocks, the Associated Press reported....
  • 2 US Border agents shot, 1 killed, near major drug corridor in Arizona (at Brian Terry Station)

    10/02/2012 5:42:19 AM PDT · by sunmars · 55 replies
    <p>The identities of the agents were not immediately released, but the shooting occurred at the Brian Terry Station near Naco, Ariz., which is just south of Tucson. The station was named after an agent who was killed in the line of duty in December 2010. The area is considered a remote part of the state and sources tell Fox News that the shooting occurred about eight miles from the border.</p>
  • Major Incidents Reported for October 01, 2012(Akron, OH carjack attempt)

    10/02/2012 6:14:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 1 October, 2012 | NA
    Aggravated Robbery: Around 11:30pm Saturday night, a 23 year old male was robbed after parking his car in a parking lot in the 800 block of West Market Street. The victim reported he noticed a gold car parked next to his vehicle with two males inside. The males then pulled masks over their faces and approached the victim’s car. One suspect opened the passenger side door of the victim’s car and pointed a gun at him. The victim, a Carry Concealed Permit holder, pulled out his gun and pointed it at the suspect. The suspects ran back to their vehicle...
  • Documentary filmmaker releases Fast and Furious preview

    10/02/2012 5:44:18 AM PDT · by marktwain · 30 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 1 October, 2012 | David Codrea
    What started the story to unravel... Credits: © 2012 Fleming Fuller. Used with permission. All rights reserved. A preview for a documentary in the making titled “Fast and Furious: Under the Radar and Above the Law,” has been released, filmmaker Fleming Fuller announced to the Second Amendment Foundation's Gun Rights Policy Conference in Orlando, Fla., Saturday. This development marks progress toward a goal announced almost a year ago by citizen journalist Mike Vanderboegh of Sipsey Street Irregulars. Included in the preview is a gripping reenactment of the murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. “A documentary by Fleming Fuller on...
  • A short review of the book Unintended Consequences

    10/02/2012 5:21:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 22 replies ^ | 1 October, 2012 | Thomas The Tinker
    A short review of the book “Unintended Consequences” by John Ross, c/r. 1995 Accurate Press. 861 pages. ( Note: This posting is in no way in fact, inferred, or implied to be a submission in MD’s contest! ) This tome came with a dust cover depicting a swat clad fella man… handeling Lady Liberty… the poor lady was in the midst of a wordrobe malfuncition. Rather tacky dust ‘cover’ on this book. But I would be the last to judge a book by… a tacky dust cover, so I threw it out and took a dive into this one. What...
  • Fast and Furious - Exposed

    10/02/2012 4:45:11 AM PDT · by LD Jackson · 6 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 10/02/12 | LD Jackson
    To anyone who has followed the investigation and coverup of Operation Fast and Furious, the revelations provided in the Univision special report comes as no surprise. If you will take the time to click on the post tag, Operation Fast and Furious, you will find I have written about it many times. America's Watchtower has an extensive collection of posts about Fast and Furious. The mainstream media? Not so much. You will find very little they have written or produced about the failed gunrunning operation that the Obama administration would rather not talk about and has went to great lengths...
  • Univision: Juarez drug cartel leader ‘El Diego’ was captured with Fast and Furious weapons

    10/02/2012 4:43:07 AM PDT · by GlockThe Vote · 9 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/2/2012 | Matthew Boyle
    When Mexican authorities took Juarez drug cartel carnage king Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez — better known as “El Diego” — into custody, he had weapons from Operation Fast and Furious on his person, the English-language transcript of the Spanish-language television network Univision’s special investigation into the scandal shows. “According to investigations, ‘El Diego’ forms the link between this massacre and Fast and Furious,” an anchor read on air in Spanish Sunday evening, referring to two different mass killings drug cartel operatives used Fast and Furious weapons to conduct as Univision reported. “When he [El Diego] was captured in Chihuahua in...
  • WH Aide Involved in Fast and Furious Was 'Suddenly' Transferred to Iraq; Issa Threatens Subpoena

    10/01/2012 2:17:20 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    CNSNews ^ | October 1, 2012 | Fred Lucas
    ( - Kevin O’Reilly, a member of the White House National Security Staff who regularly communicated about Operation Fast and Furious with the Arizona-based ATF agent responsible for running the operation that allowed guns to flow to Mexican drug cartels, was suddenly transferred out of the White House and into Iraq in July 2011. The transfer took place shortly after the ATF agent O’Reilly had been communicating with testified about Fast and Furious in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the White House had provided the committee with a series of emails that O’Reilly and the agent had...
  • ABC, CBS & NBC Blackout! Major New Findings in Fast & Furious Scandal Ignored

    10/01/2012 1:37:38 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 37 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Oct. 1, 2012 | By Geoffrey Dickens
    Over the weekend the Univision network broke major news in the Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal. They found 57 previously unreported guns used in crimes by Mexican cartels, but ABC, CBS and NBC have yet to report the Spanish-language network’s findings. There were zero mentions on Sunday night’s ABC's World News and CBS's Evening News (NBC's Nightly News was pre-empted by Ryder Cup coverage) or on any of Monday’s morning shows. The blackout on ABC’s broadcasts is particularly confounding since they have an excerpt from Univision's report on ABC's official Web site. The refusal by ABC, CBS or NBC to...
  • Univision Exposes Massive Audience to Fast and Furious Scandal for First Time

    10/01/2012 12:11:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Rush ^ | October 1, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: ABC News/Univision: "Fast and Furious Scandal: New Details Emerge on How the U.S. Government Armed Mexican Drug Cartels." Now, none of this is gonna be new to you. But it is new to the audience of Univision. What impact, if any, it's going to have? Who knows? The authors here are Gerardo Reyes and Santiago Wills. "On January 30, 2010, a commando of at least 20 hit men parked themselves outside a birthday party of high school and college students in Villas de Salvarcar, Ciudad Juarez. "Near midnight, the assassins, later identified as hired guns for the...
  • More 'Fast and Furious' Guns Linked to Mexican Crimes

    10/01/2012 11:37:05 AM PDT · by South40 · 3 replies
    ABCNews (Yahoo) ^ | 10/1/2012 | Jake Tapper, Devin Dwyer and Jason Ryan
    A new report by our partners at Univision has found additional links between violent crimes in Mexico and guns involved in the Obama administration's flawed "Fast and Furious" operation. Fifty-seven previously unidentified weapons tied to the operation - allowed to "walk" across the U.S. border into Mexico so ATF agents could trace them - were later found at the sites of murders, kidnappings and at "two gruesome massacres," Univision's Gerardo Reyes and Santiago Wills report . The reporters made the discovery by cross-referencing a list of guns registered with "Fast and Furious" and a Mexican government list of the roughly...
  • My Decision To Buy A Gun (Female NM journalist/columnist)

    10/01/2012 12:13:54 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 34 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | Sep 3, 2012 | Joline Gutierrez Krueger
    So I almost bought a gun. Let that sink in for a moment — that’s addressed not to you but to me, because I never would have expected to write those words until last week. I was raised in an unarmed household where hunting was not seen as sporty and protection was a butter knife kept under the pillow. My years as a crime reporter turned my gun ennui to gun disdain. ... If you’ve looked into the shell-shocked eyes of enough bereaved parents, seen enough bodies with holes in them, enough blood, enough senseless death, violent moments of rage,...
  • UPDATE: Legislator's Wife Injured in Home Explosion

    10/01/2012 9:10:46 AM PDT · by marktwain · 40 replies ^ | 30 September, 2012 | LAURIE WELCH and MELISSA DAVLIN
    An Idaho state representative’s wife was injured Saturday after a room converted to a gun safe exploded at her home. Amy Wood, wife of Rep. Fred Wood, R-Burley, was taken by air ambulance to an unspecified Utah hospital suffering from second-degree burns to her face and hands. The incident occurred at 8:11 p.m., according to Burley Fire Chief Keith Martin. On Saturday evening, Martin said the owners of the home at 100 S. 147 E. were eating dinner when “they heard a sound like a 747 coming from the basement.”
  • Miller gets her award for series on D.C. gun regulations

    10/01/2012 8:52:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 30 September, 2012 | Dave Workman
    Washington Times Senior Editor Emily Miller received the "Journalist of the Year" award from Alan Gottlieb at the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference Saturday in Orlando. Credits: Dave Workman Emily Miller, the determined senior editor for opinions and editorials at the Washington Times who took readers through the confusing maze of District of Columbia gun laws, was honored Saturday by the Second Amendment Foundation during the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference in Orlando, Fla. The SAF “Journalist of the Year” award was presented by SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb during the conference’s awards luncheon. Miller’s series “Emily...
  • Indy liquor store worker shoots armed robber dead

    10/01/2012 8:26:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies ^ | 30 September, 2012 | AP
    NDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say an Indianapolis liquor store employee has killed an armed robber in the city's second shooting death in two weeks of armed gunmen at businesses.
  • Iowa man, 18, acquitted in shooting of another man

    10/01/2012 8:11:59 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies ^ | 30 September, 2012 | NA
    An 18-year-old Keokuk man has been acquitted for shooting another man while trying to protect his mother during an argument this summer. The Hawk-Eye reports ( a jury found Colton Dobson not guilty on Thursday after a three-day trial. He had been charged with willfully injuring 27-year-old Tim Mondon with a shotgun on July 14.
  • Man who left loaded revolver just yards from a sleeping baby jailed for six years

    10/01/2012 8:04:49 AM PDT · by marktwain · 58 replies ^ | 30 September, 2012 | Sarah Johnson
    They found an antique Russian Smith and Wesson 44 revolver wrapped in a blanket in the child’s cot near where he was sleeping on a bed. The gun was loaded and fully operational. Alongside it officers also found a machete. Mr Arif, aged 42, was arrested nearby and charged with possession of a firearm. At first, he denied all knowledge of the weapons, saying they had been put there by someone else, but forensic experts recovered his DNA from the trigger guard and the ammunition in the chamber, proving that he had handled the firearm.
  • Univision report connects Operation Fast and Furious scandal to murders of Mexican teenagers

    09/30/2012 11:58:51 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 1, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    The Spanish language television news network Univision unleashed a bombshell investigative report on Operation Fast and Furious Sunday evening, finding that in January 2010 drug cartel hit men slaughtered students with weapons the United States government allowed to flow to them across the Mexican border. “On January 30, 2010, a commando of at least 20 hit men parked themselves outside a birthday party of high school and college students in Villas de Salvarcar, Ciudad Juarez,” according to a version of the Univision report in English, on the ABC News website. “Near midnight, the assassins, later identified as hired guns for...
  • Connecticut man injured in Colorado theater shooting featured in anti-gun TV ad

    10/01/2012 5:29:50 AM PDT · by raybbr · 24 replies ^ | October 01, 2012 | N/A
    DENVER — A man wounded in the shootings at a suburban Denver movie theater is appearing in a television ad aimed at getting voters' and candidates' attention before the first presidential debate — and to shed some light on gun violence. Stephen Barton, 22, of Southbury, Conn., was among the 58 people injured in the July 20 attack in Aurora that also left 12 people dead. In a 30-second spot targeting cable television viewers in the Denver and Washington, D.C., markets, he urges people to ask themselves during Wednesday night's debate which candidate has a plan to stop gun violence....
  • Report claims to have found 57 more guns tied to Operation 'Fast and Furious'

    10/01/2012 4:38:55 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 12 replies
    fox news ^ | 10/1/2012 | fox news
    new report claims previously unreported weapons can be linked to the botched Operation "Fast and the Furious," and that the U.S. supplied some of the weapons used in a massacre of young men in Mexico in 2009. The report by Spanish-language news network Univision aired on the channel Sunday night in Spanish and a partial transcript was obtained by Fox News. In the report, Univision identifies a total of 57 more previously unreported firearms that were bought by straw purchasers monitored by ATF during Operation "Fast and Furious," and then recovered in Mexico in sites related to murders, kidnappings and...
  • Paul Ryan: Eric Holder must go over Fast and Furious

    09/30/2012 11:52:49 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 30, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    .................Ryan now becomes the 131st House GOP member to demand Holder’s resignation over the scandal. Fast and Furious was a program of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, overseen by Holder’s Department of Justice. It sent thousands of weapons to Mexican drug cartels via straw purchasers — people who purchased guns in the United States with the known intention of illegally trafficking them somewhere else. Fast and Furious guns were used to kill U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry on Dec. 14, 2010, in Peck Canyon, Ariz. Others whose murders have been connected to Fast and Furious weapons...
  • Calif. woman fatally shot after allegedly driving into border patrol agent

    09/30/2012 6:19:19 PM PDT · by Carbonsteel · 34 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 09-30-2012 | By REENA NINAN
    Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old woman in the suburban San Diego area after she allegedly hit a Border Patrol agent with her car. Investigators said Valeria Alvarado ran down the agent with her car as border patrol agents were in a Chula Vista neighborhood to serve a felony warrant on Friday. The agent said he had no choice but to defend himself and fired at Alvarado get her to stop the car. Alvarado was hit by five bullets. According to eye witnesses, the shooting left the mother of five with bullet holes in her face, arms,...
  • 57 Previously Undiscovered Fast and Furious Guns Used in Mexican Crimes (Univision)

    09/30/2012 6:03:12 PM PDT · by kristinn · 59 replies
    ABC News Univision ^ | Sunday, September 30, 2012 | Gerardo Reyes and Santiago Wills
    Fifty seven previously unidentified firearms linked to Operation Fast and Furious were recovered in sites associated with murders, kidnappings, and at least two gruesome massacres. Univision News obtained the list of Fast and Furious weapons and a list containing almost 60,000 recovered firearms compiled by Mexico's Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional (SEDENA). A cross-reference of the serial numbers of the guns resulted in 96 full matches (several partial matches were discarded). The 96 firearms linked to Operation Fast and Furious all turned up at crime scenes in Mexico from 2009 to 2010. In a report published on July 26, Congress...
  • Fast and Furious Scandal: New Details Emerge on How the U.S. Government Armed Mexican Drug Cartels

    09/30/2012 5:15:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    On January 30, 2010, a commando of at least 20 hit men parked themselves outside a birthday party of high school and college students in Villas de Salvarcar, Ciudad Juarez. Near midnight, the assassins, later identified as hired guns for the Mexican cartel La Linea, broke into a one-story house and opened fire on a gathering of nearly 60 teenagers. Outside, lookouts gunned down a screaming neighbor and several students who had managed to escape. Fourteen young men and women were killed, and 12 more were wounded before the hit men finally fled. Indirectly, the United States government played a...
  • Univision: The untold story of what 'Fast and Furious' wrought in Mexico

    09/29/2012 10:22:09 AM PDT · by BillyBonebrake · 20 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | Sept. 29, 2012 | Patrik Jonsson
    At 7 p.m. on Sunday, Univision says it’ll air a blockbuster investigation detailing the impact of the deeply flawed gunrunning investigation, which operated between Oct. 2009 and January 2011. The Spanish-language channel says the “Aqui y Ahora” program will expose the true deadly toll of a covert program where US officials allowed over 2,000 high-powered rifles to “walk” into the hands of violent Mexican cartels. Expecting American interest, Univision will caption the program in English.
  • Live Thread: Univision Report on Fast and Furious 7 P.M. EDT 9/30/12

    09/30/2012 4:04:20 PM PDT · by kristinn · 99 replies
    Univision ^ | Sunday, September 30, 2012 | Kristinn
    Just starting now. It's supposed to have English subtitles.
  • Univision to Go After Fast and Furious

    09/30/2012 4:17:57 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 20 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | September 30, 2012 | Dan Miller
    El Presidente Chávez endorses President Obama Univision Fast and Furious "Bombshell"President Obama may not get as much Latin Americans support as previously anticipated. With Univision -- the "leading media company serving Hispanic America" -- set to broadcast a "bombshell" report tonight on Fast and Furious apparently focusing on the many deaths it caused in Latin America, his support seems likely to diminish. As observed at PJ Tatler, Univision has not coddled President Obama recently. Univision’s anchors grilled President Obama about Fast and Furious during a town hall meeting on the network earlier in September, suggesting that Attorney General Eric Holder...
  • Gun Talk Radio 9/30/12

    09/30/2012 5:07:14 PM PDT · by mylife · 84 replies
    Gun Talk Radio ^ | 9/30/12 | tom gresham
    Mandeville, LA – It’s holsters, gun safes and more, this week on Tom Gresham's Gun Talk® Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports. Liberty Safe guns safes are Made in the USA, offer a Lifetime Warranty and can survive some of the toughest situations – including tornadoes, fires, extreme drops and car crashes. Liberty Safe’s Jamey Skousen visits Gun Talk this Sunday to talk about the peace of mind the right gun safe can offer a gun owner. Visit for more info. For a special Gun Talk rebate, click on the picture of...
  • ICYMI: Univision will air special on 'Fast and Furious' at 7pm EDT - with English Subtitles

    09/30/2012 2:03:34 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 41 replies
    Equipment Here and Now and Univision Investiga uncover secrets of the failed program that rocked the Obama Administration The program here and now of the Univision broadcast on Sunday September 30th at 7PM / FP6 special center on the controversial Fast and Furious operation of the U.S. government, which facilitated the transfer of hundreds of weapons and went to hands of Mexican drug cartels.
  • Last blog from the GRPC, Orlando 2012

    09/30/2012 12:49:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Personal Account | 30 September, 2012 | marktwain
    An interesting panel on using pop culture to advantage this morning. Madison Rising (Richard Mgrdechaian)was there, Alan Korwin, J. Neil Schulman and Peggy Tartaro. I had known J. Neil and Alan, but hadn't had a chance to talk to J. Neil yet, so I went up after his talk and arranged for a place to meet and catch up. "Tex" Fuller hit me at the door and suggested lunch. I told him I wanted to talk to J. Neil and he came along. They had never met, and did not know each other, but it soon became obvious that they...
  • NRA Endorses George Allen Over Tim Kaine

    09/30/2012 8:33:03 AM PDT · by Qbert · 2 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 29 Sep 2012 | Paul Scicchitano
    The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) has endorsed former Virginia Gov. George Allen over Democratic Senate opponent Tim Kaine, on Saturday. “George Allen has a proven record of defending the Second Amendment,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman of NRA-PVF. “Because of his strong support of our rights, George Allen has earned an “A” rating and endorsement from the NRA-PVF.” Kaine, who is also a former governor of the state, got an “F” from the 4-million member organization. “As chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Tim Kaine strongly supported the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor for the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • I am done with Dick's Sporting Goods! (vanity)

    09/30/2012 8:04:53 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 201 replies
    I was at Dick's this morning to buy some 223 ammo and was paying in cash. Before the checkout clerk would ring me out I had to tap Yes or No on the pad for the question of "Are you a US citizen"? None of the other gun stores I frequent ask this question......will be my last ever Dick's Sporting Goods purchase.
  • Muslim Violence is Our New Law

    09/30/2012 5:35:11 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 32 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Sept 30,2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Over two centuries ago a group of British colonists huddling amid the forests and rivers of a new continent decided what they could and could not say by killing enough soldiers and mercenaries that the people who had been in charge of their speech decided they should try their luck somewhere where the regulating was easier. This state of affairs in which the country that those colonists formed became and remains one of the very few places in the world, even among Western democracies, where freedom of speech is absolute, came about through stirring speeches, deeply felt debates, classical ideas...
  • As Gun Rights Conference warms, Fast & Furious heats up anew

    09/30/2012 5:29:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner | 29 September, 2012 | Dave Workman
    In Orlando Saturday, talk about Operation Fast and Furious is once again heating up with Friday’s revelation by CBS News that Capitol Hill investigators are looking at a subpoena for someone who declined to talk earlier, and a key whistleblower is demanding the retraction of a June 27 article published by Fortune Magazine. Fast and Furious was supposed to be just one of many issues discussed here at the 27th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, but there are some people here who may make it a central topic. Prof. John Lott, who wrote a blistering rebuttal to the Fortune Magazine...
  • From the GRPC, Sunday Morning in Orlando 2012

    09/30/2012 5:10:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Personal Account | 30 September, 2012 | marktwain
    Last night at the GRPC I went to a party hosted by Dead Patriot Films, who are working hard on "Assualted - Civil Rights Under Fire". Like all good projects, they need money. I will likely send them some after I get back to Arizona. At the party, I met people that just clicked. What are the chances of three guys talking, and it comes out that they all have had some familial experience with Asperger's? This morning, I was checking out of the hotel, and spot Mike Vanderboegh sitting in an armchair in the lobby. We greeted each...
  • From the Gun Rights Policy Conference in Orlando

    09/29/2012 8:49:47 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Personal Account | 29 September, 2012 | marktwain
    I arrived at the GRPC yesterday evening after 6pm. While checking in David Kopel came up to the counter in running gear. An hour later, Mike Vanderboegh advised me on how to obtain a free internet connection. This is clearly the place to network on restoring the Second Amendment and the Constitution to the United States. Today, numerous panels discussed everything from how to overcome the MSM bias and tips on forming and running effective state organizations, to Awards to activists and breifings on what is happening with Fast and Furious. Everyone is quite approachable. I met with old friends...