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Fast and Furious: “walked” grenade used in firefight that killed three Mexican cops

Posted by: Phineas on October 17, 2013 at 5:58 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas More murderous fruit of a “felony stupid” operation: CBS News has learned of a shocking link between a deadly drug cartel shootout with Mexican police last week and a controversial case in the U.S. The link is one of the grenades used in the violent fight, which killed three policemen and four cartel members […]

 

Mexican Marines capture Los Zetas chief

Posted by: Phineas on July 15, 2013 at 9:10 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Wow. This is huge news: One of Mexico’s most wanted drug lords has been captured: Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, also known as “Z-40.” Trevino Morales, leader of the brutal Los Zetas cartel, was caught Sunday by Mexico Marines in his hometown of Nuevo Laredo, just over the U.S. border, CBS News has learned. […]

 

Forest Jihad: Islamic terror group claims responsibility for Arizona fires

Posted by: Phineas on July 9, 2013 at 3:50 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas A while back, when it seemed like all Colorado was afire, I wrote about the possibility of “forest jihad,” a form of war against the West advocated by al Qaeda as part of a death by a thousand cuts strategy — destroying resources, morale, etc. And while acts of forest jihad were suspected in Europe, Israel, […]

 

Operation Fast and Furious: “walked” weapon used to kill Mexican police chief

Posted by: Phineas on July 7, 2013 at 5:27 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Remember “Operation Fast and Furious,” aka “Gunwalker?” That was the “felony stupid” inter-agency investigation lead by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and “overseen” Department of Justice under Attorney General Eric Holder. The bright idea was to allow straw-buyers working as cutouts for the Mexican drug cartels to buy illegally heavy-duty […]

 

In Mexico speech, Obama blames US for Mexican gun violence

Posted by: ST on May 5, 2013 at 4:41 pm » 8 Comments

You really can’t make this garbage up: “Most of the guns used to commit violence here in Mexico come from the United States,” President Obama said during a speech at Mexico’s Anthropology Museum [Friday]. “I think many of you know that in America, our Constitution guarantees our individual right to bear arms. And as president, […]

 

The gun scandal the left doesn’t care about

Posted by: Phineas on December 19, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas That would be Operation Fast and Furious, the “felony stupid” investigation during which the BATF, with DoJ approval, knowingly allowed thousands of heavy firearms to be purchased by straw buyers, after which they were walked across the border into the waiting, murderous arms of Mexican drug cartels. And, so far, over 300 […]

 

Mexico arrests two in Arizona Border Patrol killing

Posted by: Phineas on October 4, 2012 at 2:01 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas No word on whether any weapons were recovered or, if there were, if they’ve been tied to Fast and Furious, but it’s nice to see some suspects brought in quickly: Mexican troops have arrested two suspects in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent and the wounding of a second officer […]

 

One Border Patrol agent killed, another wounded in Arizona border shooting

Posted by: Phineas on October 2, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas One agent was shot dead, another wounded, and a third escaped unharmed while on horseback patrol in southeast Arizona: Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were shot, one fatally, Tuesday morning in an area in south Arizona known as a major drug-smuggling corridor, authorities said. The identities of the agents were not immediately […]

 

#FastAndFurious: The Legacy Media can take lessons from Spanish-language Univision

Posted by: Phineas on October 1, 2012 at 6:25 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas With notable exceptions, such as CBS’ Sharyl Attkisson, the mainstream media has done a horrid job covering the deadly scandal of Operation Fast and Furious, the “gunwalking” operation in which the US Government allowed thousands of weapons to fall into the hands of vicious Mexican drug cartels. These weapons killed not only […]

 

#FastAndFurious : gun used in plot to kill police chief supplied by ATF?

Posted by: Phineas on August 8, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Someone has got a helluva lot to answer for: A weapon tied to “Operation Fast and Furious” was seized in Tijuana in connection with a drug cartel’s conspiracy to kill the police chief of Tijuana, Baja California, who later became the Juárez police chief, according to a U.S. government report. The firearm […]