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Border Patrol agent killed with ATF-smuggled AR? Some ATF agents seem to think so…
“…Word is that curious George Gillett the Phoenix ASAC stepped on it again. Allegedly he has approved more than 500 AR-15 type rifles from Tucson and Phoenix cases to be ‘walked’ to Mexico. Appears that ATF may be one of the largest suppliers of assault rifles to the Mexican cartels!”Source[/ur l]
Well, here's what a solid source within ATF says about this story this morning:
"It's true. Pure fact verified. Ongoing inv(estigation) I can't discuss."[url=http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-national/atf-source-confirms-walking-guns-to-mexico-to-pad-statistics]Source
Originally posted by autowrench
reply to post by muzzleflash
Yes, that is the most likely answer here, muzzleflash. TPTB are attempting to spark an internal guerrilla war with the cartels. Let the little brown people fight them mentality, you know, like in many other nations Corp. U.S. has taken over and exploited in recent years. Also, Mexico is a buffer zone with Nicaragua and Venezuela. To TPTB Mexico would be a strategic target, not to mention war production would surely go up, and new weapons systems could be tested in wartime conditions. And then there is the Minerals...
Mexico’s Geology Key to Gold Deposits
Mexico Finds Huge Oil Deposits
Mexico Eyes Deep-Water Oil Reserves
Of course, if America deemed it necessary to invade Mexico, it would not be fighting the Mexican Army, no, they would be fighting the Drug Cartels.
Mexico drug gangs turn weapons on army
Don't you all see? this is a game that has been played many times for many years. Create a problem in a nation that has rich mineral deposits. Inflame the problem, using whatever means necessary, even law. Label the dissenters as terrorists, and secretly arm them using covert means. Fund and arm a popular "people group" and popularized them in the media. Pretty soon Corp. U.S. is occupying the nation, has looted the Treasury and Museums, and is running a drug operation from there.
"Although homicide rates in Mexico from 2000-2007 showed a general decline, now Mexico is considered to be among the Top Ten countries with the highest homicide rates. Since Calderón launched his military strategy against organized crime in 2006, there has been an alarming increase in violent deaths related to organized crime, "more than 15,000 people have died in suspected drug attacks since it was launched at the end of 2006." More than 5000 people were murdered in Mexico in 2008, 2009 was the most violent year with 9,600 people murdered and the murder rates are expected to be higher in 2010."