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Originally posted by jdub297
reply to post by grey580
Should we not be a little bit concerned about an administration that believes failure to support the president is "unreasonable?"
Originally posted by dasman888
Hope the WH doesn't label her as an "Enemy Combatant", and then have her assassinated...
...government sponsored killings of "undesirables" is all the rage these days, don't ya know.
Secret panel can put Americans on "kill list'
American militants like Anwar al-Awlaki are placed on a kill or capture list by a secretive panel of senior government officials, which then informs the president of its decisions, according to officials.
There is no public record of the operations or decisions of the panel, which is a subset of the White House's National Security Council, several current and former officials said. Neither is there any law establishing its existence or setting out the rules by which it is supposed to operate.
With the dust still far from settled on the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives’ failed Mexican arms smuggling sting Operation Fast and Furious, the Justice Department is intensifying its investigation into a similar ATF-led operation that took place in Tucson in 2006. Dubbed Operation Wide Receiver, in this precursor to Fast and Furious, agents allegedly allowed guns to pass from Southern Arizona arms dealers and into the hands of Mexican criminals, in a larger attempt to get to the leaders of the drug cartels.
The Justice Department investigation into Operation Wide Receiver began in 2006, when a local resident tipped off authorities that Tucson gun dealer Michael Detty was supplying guns to Mexican criminals. However, it was not until May of 2010 that an indictment was issued against Detty and his business Mad Dawg Global Marketing. The indictment alleges that Detty sold 269 weapons to criminals in Sonora, only 47 of which were eventually seized by ATF officials. This means that at least 222 firearms potentially reached the hands of cartel members.
The entire nation is disgusted and tired of all the manipulation and outright lawlessness shown by our so-called "leadership".
I would prefer outright despotism to totalitarianism parading itself as progressive human values.
Detty is not the only person ... to have been indicted for his actions. Along with him, eight other Tucson residents were charged last year with supplying weapons to gun smugglers. Two have already pled guilty, while two others are expected to enter pleas next Wednesday. The remaining five have cases that are still pending.
An attorney for one of those charged, Ricardo Mendez Jr., is arguing that the case against his client should be dropped, since it has taken four years for the Justice Department to come up with his indictment.
Originally posted by Dbriefed
Looks like the perfect thread for ATS.
WhiteHouse Corruption? CHECK
A few thousand died? CHECK
A whistleblower? CHECK
A Coverup? CHECK
MSM Manipulation? CHECK
A few Pro-Administration bots? CHECK
Originally posted by stereotype
reply to post by yoesse
It makes me nervous to speak on this since someone attempted to kill him.
While there are pieces he left out, he was involved in operations to get U.S guns into Mexican cartels hands. Their reasoning was so the U.S. government could find who exactly was taking these guns and relay the info to the mexican government. The reason was to find which people were running the cartel and flowing drugs into the U.S. way before the actual War on Drugs
My dad did find it wrong and decided to leave his work. His last week, that attempt happened.
By the way, I know there is someone who by now thinks that I am full of it. I am only speaking the truth and you all have my word thats what this is.
Originally posted by grey580
It's about time we had an impeachment.
Dubbed “Operation Wide Receiver,” the case was run out of Tucson between 2006 and 2007 and involved hundreds of guns that were purchased by small-time buyers who transferred them to middle men who then passed them up the chain and into Mexico.
Originally posted by TheMatrixusesYou
reply to post by jdub297
This looks like a foot-in-the-door technique to get you acclimated to the idea that they do this, with your opinion of it being irrelevant. ... The norm is a very powerful thing.