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Fast and Furious: DoJ-supplied guns used in Mexican lawyer’s murder

Posted by: Phineas on May 2, 2012 at 3:01 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, ain’t that just dandy. I’ve said before that the number of Mexican soldiers, federal agents, police and civilians killed by weapons allowed to “walk” over the border into Mexico under the Department of Justice’s “sting” operation has amounted to at least 300, per the Mexican Attorney General. Here are some specifics, […]

 

Gunwalker: Why is the White House “hiding” a key witness?

Posted by: Phineas on April 10, 2012 at 1:21 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In an article last July about possible White House knowledge of Operation Fast and Furious, I quoted the following from a CBS report: At a lengthy hearing on ATF’s controversial gunwalking operation today, a key ATF manager told Congress he discussed the case with a White House National Security staffer as early […]

 

Saturday Links Fiesta

Posted by: Phineas on March 3, 2012 at 2:19 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Time to clear out some backlogged links; I think you’ll find something worth reading under each category: MEDIA: If you’ve ever doubted that the MSM is full of hypocritical cowards, this should clear things right up: BBC Chief admits Christianity treated worse than other religions. And by “other religions,” I don’t think […]

 

It’s about time: Arizona to launch investigation of Operation Fast and Furious

Posted by: Phineas on January 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas It’s bad enough when states have to act to enforce federal law that Washington itself refuses to enforce, as did Arizona and other states when they passed tough anti-illegal immigration laws. But what is a state or local government supposed to do when the federal government is not just refusing to enforce […]

 

Dear Iran: “Of course you know, this means war!” — Updated

Posted by: Phineas on October 12, 2011 at 2:01 pm » 10 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Or, it would, if we had an administration with the spine of a Warner Bros. cartoon character. ABC broke the news yesterday of an Iranian assassination plot foiled by the FBI and the DEA: The new case, called Operation Red Coalition, began in May when an Iranian-American from Corpus Christi, Texas, approached […]

 

Things you don’t expect to see on your commute

Posted by: Phineas on September 22, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Such as a drug gang dumping 35 bodies on the highway: Suspected drug traffickers dumped 35 bodies at rush hour beneath a busy overpass in the heart of a major Gulf coast city as gunmen pointed weapons at frightened drivers. Mexican authorities said Wednesday they are examining surveillance video for clues to […]

 

Mexican police operating from US soil

Posted by: Phineas on August 27, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas At some point, someone in authority is going to have to admit there is a war going on in Mexico and that our national security is at stake, because we’re already fighting it: The Obama administration has expanded its role in Mexico’s fight against organized crime by allowing the Mexican police to […]

 

Mexico: their pain is our gain?

Posted by: Phineas on August 13, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, it apparently is at least in Deep South Texas in the Rio Grande Valley, whereto many Mexican businesses are relocating to escape the violence just south of the border: “If you think about South Texas, we’re like a big thumb sticking into Mexico. We have access to the port, through rail; […]

 

One reason why visiting Mexico may be a not-good idea

Posted by: Phineas on August 12, 2011 at 3:11 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas That little problem of being caught in the middle: A Valley mother says night terrors and fear are all she has left after armed men stole her sense of security. The woman says she’s trying to stay strong for her seven children. She ran the gates, breaking them, at the Donna International […]

 

OMG! Laredo invaded!!

Posted by: Phineas on August 8, 2011 at 3:01 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This time (1), by a Mexican Army helicopter that got a wee bit lost: A Mexican military helicopter landed Saturday afternoon at Laredo International Airport by mistake, said a spokeswoman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Mucia Dovalina, the uniform public affairs officer for the Laredo Port of Entry, said the helicopter […]