Showing posts with label gun running. Show all posts
Showing posts with label gun running. Show all posts

Gun Control Politician Sent To Prison For Gun Trafficking

Hypocrisy taken to new level.      A federal judge sentenced former California state senator Leland Yee on Wednesday to five years in prison after he acknowledged in a plea deal that he accepted thousands of dollars in bribes and discussed helping an undercover FBI agent buy automatic weapons from the Philippines. Senior District Court Judge    ... MORE

Fast And Furious Court Victory For Judicial Watch

by Tom Fitton.     Government's gun-running op. This is an important story about Judicial Watch’s complicated and complex investigation into the Obama administration’s deadly Operation Fast and Furious scandal.  And this is one story that should be shared far and wide. Earlier this week Judicial Watch was pleased to announce that we scored a victory ... MORE

How The Obama Administration Helped Arm El Chapo

by Keith Farrell.     When the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was captured, he was found to be in possession of one of the rifles from the Obama administration’s defunct Fast and Furious program. Fox reports: After the raid on Jan. 8 in the city of Los Mochis that killed five of his men and wounded one Mexican marine,    ... MORE

Ed Krayewski: The Long War on Guns

A failure called ATF.      "In a paramilitary-style operation, government agents invaded the neighborhood of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Tungren," the vignette reads. "A four-block area was sealed off, the neighborhood evacuated, and the Tungren home surrounded. Some of the agents ransacked their home, while others stood over the Tungrens     ... MORE

Dangerous Implications For Guns In Nebraska-Oklahoma Lawsuit Against Marijuana Legalization In Colorado

By Ilya Somin. Co-blogger Jonathan Adler and Vanderbilt law professor Robert Mikos have pointed out some of the flaws in the lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma urging a federal court to invalidate marijuana legalization in neighboring Colorado. In the unlikely event that the plaintiff states prevail, they will also have set a very dangerous   ... MORE

Inside the Corrupt Reality of Government In California

by Steven Greenhut. Incandescent hypocrisy. The only mild complaint against the critically acclaimed TV series Breaking Bad is that the premise is a stretch. It’s hard to imagine a straight-laced high-school chemistry teacher, after being diagnosed with lung cancer and struggling with money problems, becoming a kingpin in the crystal-meth underworld.   ... MORE

Anti-Gun California State Senator Busted Running Guns

Hypocrisy on parade.          State Sen. Leland Yee, an outspoken advocate of gun control and open government, was arrested Wednesday on charges that he conspired to traffic in firearms and traded favors in Sacramento for bribes - campaign cash paid by men who turned out to be undercover FBI agents. Yee, a Democrat who represents half   ... MORE

John Solomon: ATF Seeks To Block Fast And Furious Book

Bureaucracy looks to hide inconvenient truth.     The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is blocking the main whistleblower in the Fast and Furious case from publishing a book, claiming his retelling of the Mexico “gun-walking” scandal will hurt morale inside the embattled law enforcement agency, according to       ... MORE

Rand Paul Wants Answers On Gun-Running In Benghazi

by Emily Miller.   Sen. Rand Paul suspects the U.S. was secretly running guns through the consulate in Benghazi to arm Syrian rebels. The Kentucky Republican said the Obama administration must provide answers about whether firearms trafficking through Libya was related to the terrorist attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador J.        ... MORE