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ATF in trouble over "project gunrunner"

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by RB87, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. RB87

    RB87 Oregon Active Member

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  2. chemist

    chemist Beaverton OR Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for posting this story. I had no idea ATF was running guns into Mexico. Maybe none of us would've ever known if Agent Terry hadn't laid down his life in the service of his country.
     
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    akula Seattle Member

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    If you think that's crazy look up Operation Merlin.
     
  4. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    Sadly, this doesn't surprise me. I'm interested to see how this plays out. Maybe we'll get to see some of the ATF and DOJ brass sweat in front of a Congressional hearing. :eatpop:
     
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    bassman2 SW WA Active Member

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    [video]http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7357550n&tag=related;photovideo[/video]

    Please check out this NEW CBS news investigative report. It's actually very good. The boys over at Sippsy street are getting the word our very effectively.
     
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    RB87 Oregon Active Member

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  7. supergenius

    supergenius 206 Active Member

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    BUT WE NEED TO BAN ALL BLACK EVIL GUNS.... Those and the EVILEST OF ALL THE AK 47!!!!!!!!!!


    Our Government is silly.
     
  8. Onajoyride

    Onajoyride Tigard Member

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    Wow and to think of all the hoops we jump through to be "legal" and the atf is allowing this to happen.
     
  9. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    From what is sounds like the dealers even questioned the sales and the ATF told them to keep selling. WOW!!!
     
  10. eriknemily

    eriknemily Tillamook County (Cheese!) Member

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    Unreal. Our government is crooked through and through. I think Agent Terry's family should be able to take justice into their own hands for this one. BATFE is full of traitors!!!
     
  11. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Seems like it's not just ATF that's full of traitors, it even goes clear up the line to a president and four SCOTUS judges !

    Oh yes, I sent the links above to The Columbian since I haven't seen any stories about it there.

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    Sasquatchvnv Port Orchard Active Member

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    jvbutter Cornelius, Or Active Member

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    this reminds me of how crazy things are... I can confirm it, but a buddy who is avid hunter was telling me that many in our ODFW are PETA activists.... makes me wonder how many ATF brass are against guns. And look for ways to exploit bad activities to the media for an Anti-Gun agenda????
     
  14. Hawaiian

    Hawaiian Tigard Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for posting this. Hopefully this will blow a big whole in the government and media push to blame the Mexican gun problem on US sales in the border states.
    Very little US media reporting on the number of guns that came from the US to Mexican police and military that ended up being sold to the cartels.
    This latest story confirms what the NRA has said all along, enforce the laws that are already in place before you make up new law that affect law abiding US Citizens.
     
  15. jvbutter

    jvbutter Cornelius, Or Active Member

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    I think we need more Major media attention to get that to happen... Still big push to ban guns guns sales and the likes.
     
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  18. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Here's some of the back story on this development:

    Bad news for WA CeaseFire: ATF trace mechanism works fine as is

    Yesterday’s arrest of three men in connection with the purchase of a gun in Texas that was used in the slaying of a federal agent in Mexico two weeks ago demonstrated that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ gun trace mechanism works just fine as is.
    That probably won’t square well with Washington CeaseFire, which has long advocated removing protections that prevent agenda-driven politicians from accessing sensitive gun trace date for their own purposes.



    Bad news for WA CeaseFire: ATF trace mechanism works fine as is - Seattle gun rights | Examiner.com

    Or try this:

    Bad news for WA CeaseFire: ATF trace mechanism works fine as is - Seattle gun rights | Examiner.com
     
  19. RB87

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  20. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Folks it's way past time to eliminate BATF, especially the F part of it. This agency has done little but terrorize and even murder innocent gun owners, gun dealer and gunsmiths since it's inception. From stomping little kittens to cold blooded murder. Let's start a real movement to ban BATF. I am onboard for protests and activism to accomplish this, feel free to PM me

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