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  • Attorney General Eric Holder Press Conference at 2pm - Per Fox News

    10/11/2011 10:36:59 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 47 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News | 11 October 2011 | N/A
    Attorney General Eric Holder to hold a press conference at 2pm
  • EXCLUSIVE: Third Gun Linked to 'Fast and Furious' Identified at Border Agent's Murder Scene

    09/09/2011 12:43:47 PM PDT · by 1066AD · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/9/2011 | William Lajeunesse
    By William Lajeunesse Published September 09, 2011 | A third gun linked to "Operation Fast and Furious" was found at the murder scene of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, new documents obtained exclusively by Fox News suggest, contradicting earlier assertions by federal agencies that police found only two weapons tied to the federal government's now infamous gun interdiction scandal. Sources say emails support their contention that the FBI concealed evidence to protect a confidential informant. Sources close to the Terry case say the FBI informant works inside a major Mexican cartel and provided the money to obtain the weapons...
  • US bears some blame for casino attack, Mexico says

    08/27/2011 10:15:26 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 30 replies ^ | Aug 26, 2011 | TIM JOHNSON
    MEXICO CITY -- His voice cracking with emotion, President Felipe Calderon said Friday that the United States bore some blame for "an act of terror" by gangsters who doused a casino with gasoline and set a blaze that killed at least 52 people. The attack Thursday in Monterrey, an industrial city of 4 million barely a two-hour drive from Texas, stunned Mexicans and seemed likely to mark a watershed in the country's intensifying war against criminal syndicates. In a 20-minute televised address to the nation, Calderon gave an unusually blunt assessment of the causes of Mexico's surging violence before flying...
  • FARAGO: Was CIA behind Operation Fast and Furious?

    08/17/2011 6:18:30 AM PDT · by bkopto · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 11, 2011 | Robert Farago
    According to a CIA insider, the agency had a strong hand in creating, orchestrating and exploiting Operation Fast and Furious. The CIA’s motive is clear enough: The U.S. government is afraid the Los Zetas drug cartel will mount a successful coup d’etat against the government of Felipe Calderon. Founded by ex-Mexican special forces, the Zetas already control huge swaths of Mexican territory. They have the organization, arms and money needed to take over the entire country. Former CIA pilot Robert Plumlee and former CIA operative and DEA Director Phil Jordan recently said the brutally efficient Mexican drug cartel has stockpiled...
  • Fast & Furious Straw Buyer Faces Charges for Gunrunning

    08/12/2011 11:16:22 PM PDT · by wac3rd · 17 replies ^ | August 12, 2011 | S.H. Blannelberry
    (snip) Ureil Patino, a prolific 25-year old straw-buyer, is responsible for a large percentage of those guns purchased. Authorities estimate that he purchased upwards of 720 firearms before federal agents apprehended him this past January. Of those 720 firearms he purchased, at least 157 ended up in the hands of Mexican drug cartels. According to prosecutors, Patino bought 72 AK-47s in one 12-day period. And, perhaps what’s most frustrating, he continued to purchase these weapons under the auspices of the ATF. In fact when he walked into the Lone Wolf of Trading Company in Glendale, Arizona, last August and ordered...
  • Is press working fast and furiously to deflect blame for botched gun sting?(gunwalker)

    08/10/2011 5:03:02 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Seattle Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 9 August, 2011 | Dave Workman
    Readers of Tuesday’s edition of USA Today were treated to an editorial, a rebuttal by National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre and a “hard news” story that, taken all together, make it appear that the newspaper’s editorial board either doesn’t “get it” about Operation Fast and Furious, or they are feverishly trying to deflect responsibility. It is not likely Pacific Northwest gun rights activists will buy it, judging from conversations on the Northwest Firearms and WaGuns forums. In the story, focusing on the most prolific Fast and Furious suspect, Uriel Patino, the newspaper clearly points to the culpability...
  • Gunwalker and Fast & Furious Updates: Holder, DOJ, FBI, Operation Castaway, ATF

    07/19/2011 4:45:53 PM PDT · by cowpoke · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Various ^ | Various | Various
    Email Confirms ‘Gunwalker’ Known Throughout Justice Department The October 27, 2009 email from ATF Phoenix Field Division Special Agent in Charge (SAC) William Newell regarded a Southwest Border Strategy Group meeting that focused on Fast and Furious. It contained a laundry list of high ranking Justice Department officials that attended the meeting, including: * Assistant Attorney General (Criminal Division) Lanny Breuer, * Kenneth Melson, Acting Director, ATF * William Hoover, Acting Deputy Director, ATF * Michele Leonhart, Administrator, DEA * Robert Mueller, Director FBI Four other Justice Department directors or their representatives came from the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task...
  • Congressman Says Fast & Furious Obama Conspiracy To Regulate and List Gun Owners

    07/14/2011 5:18:17 AM PDT · by Pacothecat · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Congressman Says Fast & Furious Was Obama Administration Conspiracy To Regulate and List Gun Owners Calls On Holder to Resign
  • “Arm The Mexican Drug Cartels With Thousands Of Guns - Leave The Border Completely Wide Open”

    07/11/2011 2:07:36 PM PDT · by blam · 39 replies
    “Let’s Arm The Mexican Drug Cartels With Thousands Of Guns And Continue To Leave The Border Completely Wide Open”July 11, 2011 How in the world are Americans living in the southwest United States supposed to sleep peacefully at night when the U.S. government has given thousands of guns to Mexican drug cartels and continues to leave the border completely wide open? The brutality and viciousness of Mexican drug cartels is almost beyond description, and yet the U.S. government has armed them to the teeth and does next to nothing to stop their incursions into U.S. territory. "Project Gunrunner" was supposed...
  • FOX ANCHOR (Brit Hume): Obama's DOJ 'Reminds Me Of Nixon's Justice Department'

    07/11/2011 12:45:27 PM PDT · by blam · 46 replies
    TBI ^ | 7-11-2011 | Noah Davis
    FOX ANCHOR: Obama's DOJ 'Reminds Me Of Nixon's Justice Department' Noah Davis Jul. 11, 2011, 2:57 PM Brit Hume is launching bombs at the Obama administration. His latest: Comparing the current Department of Justice to the corruption-filled Nixon Justice Department. The anchor made his comments when discussing the government's response to Operation Fast and Furious. "This Obama Justice Department reminds me of nothing so much as the Nixon Justice Department,” he said. “You have the scent of high-level knowledge of serious wrongdoing and you have the smell of cover-up and I think the stench of cover-up on this gun-running operation...
  • Operation Castaway / Operation Fast & Furious - ATF out of control - BACKLASH card ?!?

    07/09/2011 8:09:04 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 46 replies
    Above Top Secret ^ | 7/8/2011 11:15 AM | Signals
    I'm working on another thread about how the Elites seem to be in full Civil War right now, and the ATF is really a prime example, it looks like the current administration's open and blatant plan to grab guns is being exposed, big time. I will acknowledge a lack of sources at the moment, they all seem to lead to an Examiner story, but ATF's own site acknowledges the program. This is a developing story and I'll add more links as obtained. Operation Castaway. Used in conjunction with Operation Fast & Furious, the program has allowed the release of THOUSANDS...
  • Congressman Blake Farenthold on Lou Dobbs tonight 7:30 pm ET/6:30 CT (Operation Fast & Furious)

    07/07/2011 2:27:31 PM PDT · by Paleo Conservative · 7 replies
    Congressman Blake Farenthold ^ | July 7, 2011 | Congressman Blake Farenthold
    Congressman Blake Farenthold: I will be on Lou Dobbs tonight at 7:30 pm ET/6:30 CT to discuss Operation Fast and Furious.... tune in!