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reply to post by xuenchen
I appreciated the sarcasm about American grenades. It looks like its not being so well received though, maybe even the makings of a brand new conspiracy? S&F.
October 14, 2011
There's a new twist in the government's "gunwalking" scandal involving an even more dangerous weapon: grenades.
"Gunwalking" subpoena for AG Holder imminent
CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson, who has reported on this story from the beginning, said on "The Early Show" that the investigation into the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)'s so-called "Fast and Furious" operation branches out to a case involving grenades. Sources tell her a suspect was left to traffic and manufacture them for Mexican drug cartels.
Police say Jean Baptiste Kingery, a U.S. citizen, was a veritable grenade machine. He's accused of smuggling parts for as many as 2,000 grenades into Mexico for killer drug cartels -- sometimes under the direct watch of U.S. law enforcement.
"Grenade-walking" part of "Gunwalker" scandal
Published October 22, 2013
In a case that is prompting comparisons to the botched Operation Fast and Furious, police believe explosives found at a murder scene in Mexico may have come from an American bomb-maker whom the U.S. attorney in Arizona refused to prosecute.
According to an internal U.S. Department of Justice memo, a "Kingery grenade" was among the 10 explosives found at the scene of a shootout between police and drug cartels in Guadalajara on Oct. 10 in which three officers were killed.
The "Kingery grenade" refers to those manufactured by Jean Baptiste Kingery, a California resident who made grenades in Mexico from parts sourced in the U.S. He also converted AK-47s from semi- to fully-automatic weapons.
ATF agents arrested Kingery in 2010, but the assistant U.S. attorney in Arizona at the time, Emory Hurley, referred to the grenades as harmless toys and told the ATF the case "lacked jury appeal," according to the ATF supervisor in charge, Pete Forcelli. Forcelli had handled the case until the U.S. attorney declined to prosecute.
DOJ faces questions over grenade linked to US smuggler, murder in Mexico
We will not let them violate the security, the property and the lives of the citizens,” Osorio Chong said during a news conference in the border city of Matamoros, where he had met with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to discuss border security issues.
The escalating conflict between self-defence groups from the western Mexican state of Michoacán and the Knights Templar drug cartel triggered a shootout in the centre of a major city and attacks on power stations leaving hundreds of thousands without electricity over the weekend. The clashes were sparked on Saturday when self-defence groups formed in several outlying towns in the Tierra Caliente, or Hot Lands, region marched on Apatzingán, the biggest city in the area and a key bastion of the cartel. The groups said they were marching because residents had asked for their support to set up a vigilante organisation to protect them from the extortion rackets, kidnappings and extreme violence meted out by the cartel, which acts as a de facto local government across much of the region. The protesters were stopped by the military at the entrance to Apatzingán, asked to leave their weapons behind and proceed unarmed, but promised protection.
Anyway @rat, i get all that. I just find it amusing that in the modern age and with all the focus on conspiracy theories that you still have a group walking around anywhere in the world using that name an doing what they do. Sort of makes me wonder what "powers" they possess.
reply to post by xuenchen
imho . . .
this HAS to be an NWO globalist ordered series of attacks . . .
to punctuate their National Geo special tonight on the collapse of the power grid.
HAS to be.
The evil doers would not have been allowed to get away with that much unless the puppet masters WANTED IT TO HAPPEN.
The PTB exercise too much of their !CONTROL! freak tendencies for it to be otherwise, imho.
America used to give them guns.
Now they give em explosives?
The long and short of it is, US stages terror globally, so it most likely staged this one, too!