dillon
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dillon
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ATF planned to use "Fast & Furious" to support more gun control

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31727_162-57338546-10391695/documents-atf-used-fast-and-furious-to-make-the-case-for-gun-regulations/
biddbgfl
biddbgfl
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Joined October 2010

RE: ATF planned to use "Fast & Furious" to support more gun control

Do ya' think?  They can spin it however they want, but what other reason could there have been? 

The scariest part is that, had the operation not been blown, by the fortitude of a few "ground pounder" level agents, gun shop owners who could read the writing on the wall, and the death of a BP agent, numerous of those poor gun shop owners that thought they were doing the right thing, cooperating with ATF, would almost undoubtedly have been arrested and prosecuted for allowing straw man purchases.

(I can hear it now:  "Those dastardly merchant's of death, knowingly selling the dreaded assault weapons to illegal buyers, knowing that they were destined for Mexico!  What?  No, we never told them to do it, to let the sales go through.  What are you talking about?  We're from the government, we're here to help; we'd never do anything like that!")  (I'd bet big money that when the ATF told those dealers to let the suspect sales go through, there was no recording of the conversations, and no paper trail to verify.  The dealers were going to be hung out to dry.)

Vote in November, folks.  Vote like your lives depended on it.  They do.
Sam Simons
Sam Simons
2 posts
Joined November 2012

RE: ATF planned to use "Fast & Furious" to support more gun control

The ATF/BATF/BATFE has a rich history in multitasking-that is,blotching an operation and exerting unnecessary force whenever the opportunity presents itself.
I can't think of another 'organization' that works as hard to justify it's existence....talk about 'over staying' one's welcome.......