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  • DOCUMENTS CONFIRM ERIC HOLDER’S ROLE IN FAST AND FURIOUS COVER-UP

    04/15/2016 4:37:45 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 28 replies
    Powerline ^ | 15 Apr, 2016 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    “Fast and Furious” is back in the news. The reason? In January, Judge Amy Berman, an Obama appointee, ordered the Department of Justice to produce documents relating to the “gun walking” scandal that Congress had been seeking for four years. DOJ finally produced them, some 20,000 pages worth, this month. For anyone who has forgotten about Fast and Furious, here’s the short version. In 2010, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Agent was killed while on patrol near the Mexican border. The only two firearms found at the scene were semi-automatic rifles the Obama-Holder Justice Department allowed to “walk”. That...
  • New Fast & Furious documents show Obama administration efforts to mislead Congress

    04/15/2016 5:29:43 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    Sharylattkisson.com ^ | 14 Apr 2016 | Sharyl Attkisson
    It’s hard to believe, but five years after Fast and Furious, Congress is still in a pitched battle with the Obama administration over subpoenaed documents. What does the latest production of material under a federal judge’s order reveal? Justice Department emails formerly withheld under the President’s assertion of executive privilege containing quotes like these: •“We would suggest that you pull the sentence that notes how many weapons we’ve recovered. It squares poorly with how many we haven’t.” •“I think people will accuse us of playing with semantics when we say that you did not authorize Fast and Furious, but they...
  • Justice Dept. fails to turn over all Fast and Furious docs

    04/08/2016 4:15:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/8/16 | Anna Giaritelli
    The Obama administration failed to adhere to a court-ordered Friday deadline to turn over all subpoenaed documents to Congress about the government's role in the 2009-2011 Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal, prompting immediate complaints from Congress. "Today, under court order, DOJ turned over some of the subpoenaed documents," House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz said in a statement late Friday. "The committee, however, is entitled to the full range of documents for which it brought this lawsuit. Accordingly, we have appealed the District Court's ruling in order to secure those additional documents." A U.S. District Court judge had ruled in January...
  • Don’t Be Fooled: The White House Is Still Stonewalling Fast & Furious

    04/08/2016 4:42:45 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 8 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 8 Apr, 2016 | Bob Owens
    The White House has been stonewalling investigators for four years over the Obama Administration’s Operation Fast and Furious. Fast and Furious was gun-smuggling plot that armed the Sinaloa drug cartel with thousands of weapons in an apparent attempt to scapegoat American gun dealers in border states for drug cartel violence in Mexico...... In January, a federal district court judge rejected Obama’s executive privilege claim over records detailing the Justice Department and White House’s response to Operation Fast and Furious, a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigation that may have allowed as many as 2,000 firearms to pass into...
  • Obama relents on Fast & Furious executive privilege, turns records over to Congress

    04/08/2016 3:38:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 4/8/16 | Stephen Dinan
    The Obama administration caved to a judge’s order Friday and sent documents from the botched Fast & Furious gun-running operation to Congress, complying with a subpoena the House Oversight Committee issued years ago. President Obama had claimed executive privilege in trying to shield the documents from Congress, but a federal judge rejected that, insisting lawmakers had a right to see the information in order to complete their investigation into an operation that saw thousands of guns trafficked into Mexico, with the administration’s knowledge. With just hours to go before the judge’s 60-day deadline, the administration complied Friday. “As we’ve long...
  • BREAKING: President Obama Turns Over Thousands of Fast and Furious Documents

    04/08/2016 3:05:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 8, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    Just moments before Attorney General Eric Holder was voted in contempt of Congress by Republicans and Democrats in June 2012 , President Obama asserted executive privilege over thousands of documents related to Operation Fast and Furious. Holder was held in contempt for stonewalling and failing to turn over the documents to the House Oversight Committee. Obama granted the executive privilege request despite claiming to have no knowledge about Operation Fast and Furious when it was active from 2009-2010. Now after years of court battles and a federal judge striking down the executive privilege assertion, Obama has finally agreed turned them...
  • Cornyn: No Border Wall Needed Between Texas and Mexico (Wants a virtual wall built instead)

    03/31/2016 11:28:13 AM PDT · by doldrumsforgop · 65 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3/31/16 | l shadwick
    Texas’ senior U.S. Senator says that building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border is not the solution to border security. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said during a tour of the border on Tuesday, “It’s more than just a physical obstacle.” In a press conference following the river tour, Cornyn told reporters, “What we need is a virtual border.” As reported by the local Fox News affiliate in the Valley, Cornyn was touring the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge near the Texas-Mexico border. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) was also with him. When he was on the border near Anzalduas Park near Mission, Texas,...
  • Here are three major differences between Obama’s "Fast and Furious" and Bush's "Wide Receiver"

    03/28/2016 3:54:14 AM PDT · by grundle · 11 replies
    wordpress ^ | March 27, 2016 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Here are three major differences between Obama’s “Operation Fast and Furious” and Bush’s “Operation Wide Receiver” Bush and Obama each had a program where the U.S. government put guns into the hands of Mexican criminals. Bush’s program was called “Operation Wide Receiver,” and Obama’s program was called “Operation Fast and Furious.” However, there were three major differences between the two programs:First, Bush’s program was carried out with the knowledge, permission, and cooperation of the Mexican government, whereas Obama’s program was not. Mexican attorney general Marisela Morales told the Los Angeles Times that she first learned about Obama’s program from the news,...
  • Presidential primary brings sheriff back into spotlight [Arpaio]

    03/27/2016 6:58:18 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 27, 2016 6:55 PM EDT | Jacques Billeaud
    First came the endorsement. Arizona’s contentious Sheriff Joe Arpaio showered his support on Donald Trump, then campaigned for him ahead of the state presidential primary. He appeared on TV and at a huge rally with the Republican presidential front-runner in the lawman’s hometown. Then came the criticism. Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders denounced the sheriff known for his hardline stance on illegal immigration, calling him out at their own campaign events. The national exposure leading to the March 22 primary marked a return to the political spotlight for Arpaio, an influential figure in Republican circles who has spent the...
  • Rifle found at El Chapo hideout tied to Fast and Furious

    03/16/2016 5:09:32 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/16/16 | AP
    Rifle found at El Chapo hideout tied to Fast and Furious WASHINGTON — One of the guns that Mexican officials say was found at the hideout of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera has been found to be associated with Fast and Furious, a failed “gun-walking” operation, according to the Justice Department. The department said in a letter to members of Congress that a .50-caliber rifle that Mexican officials sent for tracing after Guzman’s arrest in January has been connected to Fast and Furious. Officials say the weapon was one of 19 firearms that Mexican authorities said were recovered...
  • Fast and Furious Weapon Traced to Murder of Three Mexican Police Officers

    03/16/2016 3:32:45 PM PDT · by drewh · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 16, 2016 | staff
    One of the weapons used in a deadly Mexican shootout last year was traced to the U.S. government's disastrous Fast and Furious operation. Three Mexican police officers were killed in the shootout. A Justice Department summary provided to two Republican congressional committee chairmen Tuesday found that a WASR-10 rifle, purchased six years before in the U.S., was one of three rifles fired in the July 27 assault in the town of Valle de Zaragoza. It was not immediately known which weapon caused the officers’ fatal wounds. Nevertheless, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives officials traced the WASR rifle to...
  • U.S. confirms .50 caliber rifle found inside El Chapo's hideout (trunc - Fast & Furious)

    03/16/2016 11:41:16 AM PDT · by Sergio · 26 replies
    London Daily Mail ^ | 16 March 2016 | Chris Pleasance
    The Justice Department has confirmed that a .50 caliber sniper rifled found at El Chapo's Mexican hideout and used to shoot down helicopters was sold through the Fast and Furious program. The rifle was found inside the Los Mochis property where the Sinaloa Cartel kingpin was discovered hiding on January 8 this year before a raid by the Mexican Marines that led to his capture. Excerpt, more at link. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3495177/US-Rifle-El-Chapo-hideout-tied-gun-smuggle-operation.html
  • A tragic Fast and Furious program exposes other federal agencies’ flaws

    03/09/2016 9:12:12 AM PST · by Elderberry · 9 replies
    Newspaper Post ^ | 3/9/2016 | Admin
    It ’s no secret Fast and Furious was a bad idea. One or more likelу two federal agents were murdered bу guns the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) let walk from Arizona gun dealers. Despite the outrage from agents in the ill-fated Fast and Furious Phoenix home office, overzealous leaders in ATF and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) clamored at the idea of netting drug cartel leaders. This objective draws the Department of Homeland Securitу (DHS) into the gun-walking fraу. The political posturing between DHS and the Department of Justice (DOJ) provides a glimpse of what unsupervised-bureaucratic...
  • Loretta Lynch Bails On Oregon Gun Forum, Chaos Erupts When Fast & Furious Mentioned (VIDEO)

    03/02/2016 5:23:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/2/16 | Michael Strickland
    US Attorney General Loretta Lynch was scheduled to appear at a Portland Police gang task force meeting, but no-showed after learning that folks from Don’t Shoot Portland planned on attending and possibly protesting. In lieu of Ms. Lynch, the moderator at the regularly held meeting used a big easel to jot down concerns and comments from the community to take to Lynch. But the moderator only wanted to hear from certain organizations and agencies, and refused to call on anyone else. Finally, after Penny Okamoto, of Ceasefire Oregon, gave a monologue about wanting stricter oversight of federally licensed gun dealers,
  • Appeals Panel Overturns Ruling Allowing DOJ to Withhold Fast & Furious Docs

    02/16/2016 6:07:10 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 15, 2016 | 12:08 PM EST | Barbara Hollingsworth
    A three-judge federal appeals panel in Washington has overturned a lower court ruling that allowed the Department of Justice (DOJ) to withhold documents from the public regarding its Fast and Furious gun-running scandal. Senior Circuit Judge Douglas Ginsburg, who wrote the February 12 ruling, cited a prior case which found that "the test for determining whether an agency has improperly withheld records placed under seal by a court is 'whether the seal, like an injunction, prohibits the agency from disclosing the records'." But "the government has not carried its burden in this case," Ginsburg concluded. However, Friday's appellate ruling does...
  • WARNING GRAPHIC: 9 Reasons to Fear Mexican Cartels More than ISIS

    01/27/2016 3:55:40 AM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Jan 2016 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    Mexican drug cartels continue to fascinate the minds of Americans who tend to idolize outlaw gunmen with fast cash, fancy cars, guns and women. However, few realize that Mexican drug cartels are as ruthless and sadistic as Middle Eastern terror groups like ISIS with whom they actually have many tactics in common. For most in America, the closest they have come to a drug cartel is the small-time drug peddler in the street corner, the glamorous TV shows, or the Mexican narco-ballads. However, taking a step back and looking at their entire structure, and how those drugs got from Central...
  • Guns Don't Kill People. The Obama Administration Kills People.

    01/24/2016 6:30:22 AM PST · by Benny Huang · 10 replies
    Wounded American Warrior ^ | January 24, 2016 | Benny Huang
    "I'm really good at killing people," Barack Obama once allegedly said. The origin of the quote is the 2013 book "Double Down" by veteran political journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, who cite unnamed Obama aides as their source. The two reporters have journalistic credits even a liberal would respect--The New Yorker, The Economist, and MSNBC, to name a few. Some people choose not to give the quote credence because its source is anonymous and it wasn't caught on tape. Skepticism surrounding anonymous quotes is of course understandable though I surmise that most doubters have political motives. People who are...
  • GAO: 70% of Firearms Seized in Mexico Came From USA(right)

    01/22/2016 6:09:56 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 1/21/2016 | Michael W. Chapman
    A new federal report reveals that 70% of the firearms seized by Mexican authorities between 2009 and 2014 originated in the United States. In addition, the report shows that the majority of those U.S.-originated guns were bought in California, Arizona, and Texas, southwest states that border Mexico.
  • Fast & Furious Guns Found in El Chapo Compound as Obama Scandal Cover-Up Loses in Federal Court

    01/21/2016 11:56:52 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 15 replies
    A federal judge handed the Obama Administration yet another loss yesterday in the congressional lawsuit to get the truth behind the Fast and Furious fiasco that permitted the illegal sales of guns in order to track the sellers and purchasers. Fast and Furious is yet another example of the Obama Administration’s many scandals stemming from unconstitutional and lawless Executive overreach. Yet this scandal cost lives, and the Obama Administration has been in cover-up mode for years to hide the truth about the reckless gunrunning Operation Fast and Furious. Now a federal court is forcing the Obama Administration to turn over...
  • AG Lynch Has Not Decided Whether to Turn Over Fast and Furious Documents

    01/21/2016 6:17:24 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 21, 2016 | 7:01 AM EST | Susan Jones
    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Wednesday she has received a federal court ruling that says the Justice Department may not invoke executive privilege to withhold documents from a congressional committee investigating the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal. But that doesn't mean the Justice Department will now give those subpoenaed documents to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Sen. Jim Lankford (R-Okla.), who previously served on the House Oversight Committee, noted that the court told Lynch's office to turn over those documents by February 2nd. ...
  • Obama's 'Fast and Furious' Scandal Comes Back To Life

    01/21/2016 5:10:31 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 24 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 1/20/2016 | Staff
    Accountability: The infamous and deadly "gun walking" scandal President Obama stonewalled and then dismissed as "phony" years ago may finally get the attention it deserves, thanks to two recent developments.
  • Fast and Furious Gun Found in El Chapo Hideout

    01/20/2016 7:41:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 20, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: "A .50-caliber rifle found at Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's hideout in Mexico was funneled through [Obama's] gun-smuggling operation known as Fast and Furious, sources confirmed Tuesday to Fox News. ... Former Attorney General Eric Holder was held in contempt after he refused to divulge documents for a congressional investigation into the matter," if you recall. "A .50-caliber is a massive rifle that can stop a car, or as it was intended, take down a helicopter." El Chapo was found to have one in his possession, and it was part of Obama's Fast and Furious operation. Now, for...
  • Terrific: Gun ATF Illegally Trafficked Through Operation Fast and Furious Found in El Chapo's Lair

    01/20/2016 10:22:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 20, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    It turns out at least one firearm trafficked into Mexico (and lost) through the Obama Justice Department's Operation Fast and Furious made its way into the upper echelons of the Sinaloa Cartel. According to a report by Fox News' William La Jeunesse a .50-caliber rifle connected to the program was found inside the lair of notorious drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman. Bolding is mine: After the raid on Jan. 8 in the city of Los Mochis that killed five of his men and wounded one Mexican marine, officials found a number of weapons inside the house where Guzman was staying, including the rifle,...
  • 'Fast & Furious' rifle capable of taking down helicopter found in El Chapo cache

    01/20/2016 7:02:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/20/2016 | By William La Jeunesse
    A .50-caliber rifle found at Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's hideout in Mexico was funneled through the gun-smuggling investigation known as Fast and Furious, sources confirmed Tuesday to Fox News. A .50-caliber is a massive rifle that can stop a car or, as it was intended, take down a helicopter. After the raid on Jan. 8 in the city of Los Mochis that killed five of his men and wounded one Mexican marine, officials found a number of weapons inside the house where Guzman was staying, including the rifle, officials said. When agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
  • BREAKING: 'Massive' Gun Recovered From El Chapo's Hideout Was Bought In Fast and Furious Program!!

    01/20/2016 5:12:10 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 41 replies
    Red State ^ | January 20, 2016 | Caleb Howe
    In yet another election year scandal sure to be downplayed by the mainstream media, news broke overnight that a "massive" .50 caliber rifle intended to be a defense against helicopter gunships that was found at the hideout of notorious drug lord El Chapo's hideout was sold under the disastrous 'Fast and Furious' program! Fox News' William La Jeunesse reports: [snip] As RedState readers know, this news comes just hours after a judge ruled Obama couldn't claim executive privilege to cover up the scandal anymore. The feds are still checking out all the weapons from El Chapo's drug den so it...
  • BREAKING: Federal Judge Obama Appointed Strikes Down His Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Claim

    01/19/2016 12:57:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    After significant deliberation U.S. District Judge Amy Berman has struck down Obama's assertion of executive privilege over documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious, the Department of Justice program that allowed the sale and trafficking of thousands of weapons to violent Mexican drug cartels. Berman was appointed to the Court by President Obama in 2011. POLITICO has the details: U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled Tuesday that the Justice Department's public disclosures about its response to the so-called "gun walking" controversy undercut Obama's executive privilege claim. The standoff over the records led to a House vote in 2012 holding...
  • Judge rules against Obama on 'fast and furious'

    01/19/2016 11:27:25 AM PST · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 19, 2016 | Harper Neidig
    A federal judge on Tuesday ruled President Obama cannot use executive privilege to keep records on the "fast and furious" gun-tracking program from Congress. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson requires the administration to release to Congress all records they are withholding that are considered "attorney-client privileged material, attorney work product, private information, law enforcement sensitive material, or foreign policy sensitive material." House Republicans launched the suit after voting to hold then-Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for refusing to turn over the records. Operation Fast and Furious was launched by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
  • At #GOPDebate Ted Cruz Offers Devastating List Of Proofs That Democrats Want To Confiscate Your...

    01/15/2016 8:46:51 AM PST · by Isara · 4 replies
    Red State ^ | January 15th, 2016 | Caleb Howe
    At #GOPDebate Ted Cruz Offers Devastating List Of Proofs That Democrats Want To Confiscate Your Guns [VIDEO] When Ted Cruz addressed the question of whether Obama really does want to confiscate guns from Americans, he offered a list of proofs that are devastating and show the President wants to do exactly that, just like most Democrats. You have to watch this before we list them.Ted Cruz On Obama's Gun Control Goals (Video)This whole answer is perfection, but the list of proofs is absolutely devastating. Here are the items he lays out.1) “He appointed Eric Holder as Attorney General. Eric Holder...
  • Judicial Watch Sues for Documents Withheld From Congress in New Climate Data Scandal

    12/22/2015 1:59:57 PM PST · by george76 · 4 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | DECEMBER 22, 2015
    Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit on December 2, 2015, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking records of communications from National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officials regarding methodology for collecting and interpreting data used in climate models (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Commerce (No 1:15-cv-02088)). The lawsuit sought the same documents unsuccessfully subpoenaed by a House committee. Less than week after Judicial Watch served its lawsuit on NOAA, the agency finally turned over the targeted documents to Congress. ... Judicial Watch is investigating how NOAA collects and disseminates climate data...
  • Manufacturer says gun linked to Paris attack came through Florida arms dealer

    12/11/2015 3:06:20 AM PST · by Jed Eckert · 40 replies
    jacksonville.com ^ | Dec. 10, 2015 | Associated Press
    BELGRADE, Serbia -One of the guns linked to Islamic militants in the Paris attacks that killed 130 people was exported to the United States in 2013, the head of a Serbian arms factory said Thursday.............
  • The Obama administration, not the NRA, sells guns to terrorists

    12/04/2015 8:04:03 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 16 replies
    The Hill.com ^ | 30 Nov, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    ....Cartels south of the border actually have a lot in common with ISIS. In fact, ISIS could learn a thing or two from their gruesome tactics. The biggest differences between the two are motive and religion. Since 2006, more than 60,000 civilians have been killed in Mexico's drug wars. Hundreds, if not thousands, of Mexican citizens have been slaughtered as a result of Operation Fast and Furious and Obama's DOJ purposely supplying Mexican cartel members with the weapons they need for murder. Beheadings, dismemberment, soaking rivals, journalists and pesky civilian opponents alive in acid baths, live burials, mass graves, torture,...
  • Benghazi Commission: Obama Admin Gun-Running Scheme Armed Islamic State

    11/30/2015 2:14:32 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-30-15 | Edwin Mora
    The Obama administration pursued a policy in Libya back in 2011 that ultimately allowed guns to walk into the hands of jihadists linked to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and al-Qaeda (AQ) in Syria, according to a former CIA officer who co-authored a report on behalf of the Citizen’s Commission on Benghazi (CCB), detailing the gun running scheme. In Congress, the then-bipartisan group known as the “Gang of Eight,” at a minimum, knew of the operation to aid and abet America’s jihadist enemies by providing them with material support. So says Clare Lopez, a former CIA officer and the primary author...
  • The “other” Fast & Furious, headed to a theatre near you

    10/25/2015 9:15:24 AM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    Sharyl Attkisson ^ | October 23, 2015 | Sharyl Attkisson
    Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Special Agent John Dodson blew the whistle on the Department of Justice (DOJ) ill-fated “Fast and Furious” operation in an interview with me in 2011. Dodson explained that the U.S. government had been instructing federal agents like him to encourage gun dealers to sell thousands of assault rifles and other weapons to traffickers for Mexican drug cartels. ... Beyond Fast and Furious, similar “gunwalking” cases by the government were reported in numerous cities: Phoenix, Tucson and Houston to name a few. “Walked” guns were used by illegal Mexican bandits in an Arizona shootout that killed...
  • Boehner: Goodbye to Old Yellowstain. "Someone threatened to 'tell what they knew about Fast and

    09/26/2015 5:38:52 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 104 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | September 26, 2015 | Dutchman6
    John Hawkins writes at Townhall: "Boehner Resigned? Good. Go Cry, Drink And Surrender Somewhere Else." Well, Boehner's resignation is far too late for me and especially far too late for the Fast and Furious investigation that he derailed because the FBI was blackmailing him. Long-time readers will recall that when the Issa committee got around to noticing the fact, uncovered by this blog and FOX News' William La Jeunesse, that the middle men who the ATF agents were forbidden by their superiors from following (the ones who actually transported the weapons across the border) were the Miramontes brothers who were...
  • Ex-Vegas madam dishes on old profession

    09/22/2015 8:57:35 AM PDT · by redreno · 11 replies
    http://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | September 22, 2015 - 6:17am | By Doug Elfman
    Jami Rodman makes it sound as if she were born for high-priced prostitution. "I was addicted to it. I was working every day," she told me over midday coffee in a bustling convention hall. "It's very liberating. I enjoyed the sex part. I enjoyed the sociology part. "It's a great way to meet really cool people," she said. "You're basically dating but without the hassles." Rodman even rose to madam of VIP sex workers, but it wasn't emotionally or financially fulfilling: "That was so much work — 60 women at any given time that were having issues and problems." Two...
  • N4T Investigators: U.S. trying to keep Fast and Furious gunwalking scandal out of slain agent's

    09/03/2015 9:06:24 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    kvoa.com ^ | 9/2/15 | Written By Michel Marizco Connect Reported By Lupita Murillo
    The U.S. government is fighting to keep details of how its own federal gun agents let Mexican drug cartels buy rifles in Arizona illegally out of an upcoming murder trial in which two men will be tried for the killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry who died after he ran into men carrying those same illegal guns. In a court filing Monday, prosecutors are trying to keep some details about the guns found at the slain agent’s murder scene away from the jury. Terry, 40, was part of the Border Patrol’s elite BORTAC unit. In December 2010, the...
  • Plea deal given to man indicted in murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry

    08/12/2015 12:06:28 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 19 replies
    kvoa.com ^ | Michel Marizco
    One of the men charged in the murder of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry pleaded guilty to one count of murder, Monday morning. Once a potential candidate for the death penalty after the murder of the agent, the drawn up plea deal now states that the U.S. and the defendant will ask for 360 months imprisonment, with credit for time served since his arrest in October 2012. The Justice Department indicted Rosario Rafael Burboa Alvarez last summer in connection with the killing. Alvarez was identified as the recruiter for the rip-off crew that ran into Terry's elite BORTAC unit...
  • BREAKING: GUN USED IN GARLAND, TEXAS ISLAMIC TERRORIST ATTACK BOUGHT UNDER OBAMA’S ‘FAST AND...

    08/03/2015 4:47:57 PM PDT · by blueyon · 26 replies
    100 percentfedup.com ^ | 8/01/15 | By 100% FED Up
    BREAKING: GUN USED IN GARLAND, TEXAS ISLAMIC TERRORIST ATTACK BOUGHT UNDER OBAMA’S ‘FAST AND FURIOUS’ You can thank Eric Holder for this. Remember Fast and Furious was a gun running program under Obama and Eric Holder. Hundreds of people have been murdered with these guns. Just another total screwup and coverup from the Obama regime. Five years before he was shot to death in the failed terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, Nadir Soofi walked into a suburban Phoenix gun shop to buy a 9-millimeter pistol. At the time, Lone Wolf Trading Co. was known among gun smugglers for selling illegal...
  • Gun used in Garland, Texas attempted terror attack may be from Fast and Furious

    08/02/2015 7:41:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/02/2015 | Taylor Millard
    The gun used during the attempted terror attack on the “Draw Muhammad” event in Texas may have been bought from the Arizona store linked to Fast and Furious. Los Angeles Times broke the news yesterday which also included the nugget that Nadir Soofi’s purchase was known by the federal government (emphasis mine). Soofi’s attempt to buy a gun caught the attention of authorities, who slapped a seven-day hold on the transaction, according to his Feb. 24, 2010, firearms transaction record, which was reviewed by the Los Angeles Times. Then, for reasons that remain unclear, the hold was lifted after...
  • BREAKING: Obama Fast and Furious Weapon Used In Garland Terrorist Attack

    08/01/2015 3:57:50 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 23 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 8/1/2015 | Jim Hoft
    On December 14, 2010, Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was shot dead by a group of suspected drug cartel along the Mexican border in Peck Canyon, northwest of Nogales, Arizona. The guns used to kill Brian Terry were traced back to Operation Fast and Furious. In September 2011 the Attorney General of Mexico confirmed 200 murders happened in Mexico as a direct result of Operation Fast and Furious. In May 2012 another murder connected to Operation Fast and Furious surfaced. According to a congressional report released, Mario González Rodríguez, brother of the state attorney general of Chihuahua at the time,...
  • Assailant in Garland, Texas, attack bought gun in 2010 under Fast and Furious operation

    08/01/2015 5:08:21 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    LA Times via The Chicago Tribune ^ | 08/01/2015 | Richard A. Serrano
    Five years before he was shot to death in the failed terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, Nadir Soofi walked into a suburban Phoenix gun shop to buy a 9-millimeter pistol.At the time, Lone Wolf Trading Co. was known among gun smugglers for selling illegal firearms. And with Soofi's history of misdemeanor drug and assault charges, there was a chance his purchase might raise red flags in the federal screening process.Inside the store, he fudged some facts on the form required of would-be gun buyers.What Soofi could not have known was that Lone Wolf was at the center of a federal...
  • Garland Terrorist Allegedly Bought Fast and Furious Handgun

    08/01/2015 2:36:09 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/01/2015 | Bob Price
    One of the terrorists involved in the attack on the Mohammad Art Exhibit and Contest in Garland, Texas, was allegedly allowed to purchase a 9mm handgun from a gun store that is connected to the infamous Fast and Furious gun program run by the Obama Administration in 2010. The pistol was reported to have been purchased at Lone Wolf Trading Co. located in Phoenix. Lone Wolf was known at the time by gun smugglers to be a store that would sell firearms illegally, according to a report by Richard Serrano with the Chicago Tribune. Nadir Soofi, one of the two...
  • Gun Used in San Francisco Shooting Stolen From Federal Agent

    07/14/2015 11:25:07 AM PDT · by detective · 49 replies
    The New American ^ | July 9, 2015 | Warren Mass
    The gun used by illegal alien Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez in what he claims was an accidental fatal shooting of a woman on San Francisco’s Pier 14 on July 1 has been determined to have been stolen from an unidentified Bureau of Land Management agent. Sources told the San Francisco Chronicle that the .40-caliber pistol was the agent’s personal firearm and had been stolen from his automobile not long before the shooting. Sanchez claimed that he found the gun wrapped in a T-shirt while sitting on a bench at the pier. “So I picked it up and ... it started...
  • Unde­rground Arms Cache Found in Mexico Near Texas Border

    07/08/2015 9:14:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    KSAT ^ | 7/8
    Mexican marines discover unde­rground arms cache in northern area across border from TexasMarines in Mexico say they discovered an underground arms cache that contained dozens of assault rifles and thousands of rounds of ammunition. The Navy Department said Wednesday that the chamber
  • Gowdy, Huckabee in South Carolina: Trump Is Right on Illegal Immigration Crime,

    07/07/2015 9:31:23 PM PDT · by upchuck · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 6, 2015 | Alex Swoyer
    Gowdy was in South Carolina at an event hosted by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and GOP presidential candidate Gov. Mike Huckabee. “I wouldn’t just limit it to what one presidential candidate said,” Gowdy explained. He went on to say: I don’t know if you saw what happened to San Francisco over the weekend, but someone who has been evicted from the country multiple times came back in and killed a totally innocent person who was simply walking… so anyone who thinks that the border is not porous, anyone who thinks the internal security is adequate, anyone frankly who wants to...
  • SF Police Union Lashes Out on Sanctuary City Policy, Takes Aim at Politicians, Defender, Sheriff

    07/07/2015 11:02:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/7 | Lisa Fernandez
    San Francisco Police Union Lashes Out Against Sanctuary City Policy, Takes Aim at Politicians, Public Defender, SheriffThe San Francisco police union jumped into the national debate on immigration stemming from a random shooting that killed a 32-year-old woman walking along the pier by pointing fingers at the county’s liberal-leaning public defender and sheriff for their stance on sanctuary for undocumented immigrants. In a Monday post, the San Francisco Police Officers Association took aim at San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and San Francisco County Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, along with other unnamed local politicians, who by city and county law, don’t...
  • "The City Made a Mistake": Hillary Says San Francisco Shooting Suspect Should Have Been Deported

    07/07/2015 10:53:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    "The City Made a Mistake": Hillary Clinton Says San Francisco Shooting Suspect Should Have Been DeportedLawmakers and politicians are criticizing the failure to deport an immigrant with multiple felony convictions and an outstanding drug warrant who allegedly went on to murder a woman in San Francisco. Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, in an interview with CNN, said that the City of San Francisco's law enforcement officials were wrong to release from jail Mexican national Francisco Sanchez, who is now at the center of a national immigration controversy. "The city made a mistake, not to deport someone that the federal government strongly...
  • Gun Used in ‘Random’ San Francisco Killing Belonged to federal Agent

    07/07/2015 10:38:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 7, 2015
    A law enforcement official says the gun used in the seemingly random slaying of a woman on a San Francisco pier belonged to a federal agent. The official who was briefed on the matter says a police check of the weapon’s serial number shows it belonged to a federal agent. The official was not authorized to speak publicly about the case and spoke on condition of anonymity.
  • David Codrea (Gun Rights Examiner) and Examiner Part Company

    06/23/2015 4:32:35 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 June, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    David Codrea is a pillar of freedom fighters and Second Amendment supporters.  He and Mike Vanderbough broke the Fast and Furious scandal of the Obama administration encouraging the running of guns into Mexico.  He has numerous awards from the Second Amendment Foundation, the Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and even from Soldier of Fortune magazine.   I consider David to be a role model, and I am proud to call him a colleague. It is with mixed feelings that I report on his parting of the ways...
  • David Brooks: 'Obama Has Run An Amazingly Scandal-Free Administration' [mentions my blog]

    05/31/2015 4:47:12 PM PDT · by grundle · 52 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 31, 2015 | Tom Blumer
    <p>Despite 6-1/2 years of horrid governance and dozens of acknowledged scandals, several of which a few of the credible remaining outposts of liberal thought have actually agreed are scandals, David Brooks, the New York Times's resident fake conservative, asserted on Friday's PBS NewsHour, as if it's an indisputable fact, that "President Obama has run an amazingly scandal-free administration, not only he himself, but the people around him."</p>