Posts Tagged ‘ Fast and Furious ’

Heads Roll

Heads Roll

We’ve now learned that Kenneth Melson, the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is poised to resign, in large part because of blowback from Operation Fast and Furious, which we’ve been covering for months.
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Operation Gunrunner (Update)

Operation Gunrunner (Update)

I’ll address some important Supreme Court decisions handed down today in future posts, but for today I’d like to highlight an extremely important letter sent to President Obama by a bipartisan group within Congress. In a strongly-worded message to the President, the 31 congressmen demand that the Department of Justice answer some vital questions...
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Operation CYA (Gunwalker In The News)

Operation CYA (Gunwalker In The News)

Although I’ve been neglectful in highlighting  recent important developments in the Gunwalker scandal, I’d like to make up for this oversight with today’s update. First of all, I have to congratulate CBS News for being one of the first, and by far the most persistent, of mainstream media outlets to report on the unfolding debacle known...
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Damage Control

Damage Control

Most of you are probably wondering what my thoughts on President Obama’s latest push for amnesty, culminating in a visit to the border city of El Paso, Texas, are. Although I will be analyzing the latest photo op in due time, today I thought I’d share with you my opinion of Mexican President Felipe...
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Operation FUBAR

Operation FUBAR

An update to a story we’ve been chronicling on American Rattlesnake recently: We now know that despite feigned ignorance by top administration flacks, the higher-ups at the Department of Justice were aware of Project Gunrunner, a program initiated by the ATF under President Bush which has now become a national embarrassment to the men...
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Executive Incompetence

Executive Incompetence

The gun walking scandal that’s engulfed the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which has even attracted the attention of normally lackadaisical news outlets such as CBS News, seems to have made its way south.
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Agent Zapata Honored

I’d just like to run down the latest news in the investigation surrounding ICE agent Jaime Zapata’s death.  Three suspects, one of whom has been linked to the gun used to shoot and kill Zapata, have been taken into federal custody.
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The Zapata Investigation (Update); Libertarians Are Wrong Again (Commentary)

The Zapata Investigation (Update); Libertarians Are Wrong Again (Commentary)

The ringleaders behind the premeditated murder of special agent Zapata continue to be rounded up south of the border, including two very important handlers of the criminals who shot Zapata and his fellow ICE agent, Victor Avila.
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Bust Out

Bust Out

I’d like to thank a member of NY ICE for forwarding this story to me, yet another in a seeming laundry list of illegal financial transactions devised with the sole purpose of defrauding American financial institutions, and by extension, American investors in those institutions.
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