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If it’s a “Right-Wing Freak Out,” I’m in great company

Posted by: Phineas on June 28, 2012 at 12:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Hah! Found out last night that Your Humble Correspondent, cross-posting at Sister Toldjah’s site on the administration’s invocation of executive privilege with regard to Operation Fast and Furious, was cited briefly on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show,” hosted by the ever-genteel Ed Schultz. Here’s the screen cap:   (Click for a larger size) […]

 

The Democrats’ attitude toward #FastAndFurious in one cartoon

Posted by: Phineas on June 27, 2012 at 12:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas IBD’s Michael Ramirez  nails it: (Click for a larger version) Yeah, gee. What’s the big deal? It’s just two dead federal agents and a bunch of Mexicans. via Power Line (Crossposted at Public Secrets)

 

#FastAndFurious – conspiracy or stupidity? And does it matter?

Posted by: Phineas on June 25, 2012 at 1:12 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In a video last week, Bill Whittle asserted that the only explanation for Operation Fast and Furious was as an effort to undermine the Second Amendment and pave the way for strict gun control. It’s an argument made by others, notably Bob Owens at PJMedia, and it has a certain appeal, if […]

 

(Video) #FastAndFurious “Follow the ideology”

Posted by: Phineas on June 23, 2012 at 2:13 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Or, as Bill Whittle asks at the end, “Have you no shame?” (1) The ideological reasons behind Operation Fast and Furious are still speculation, but, given the far-left agenda subscribed to by both Obama and Holder, the idea that this might have been aimed at imposing strict gun control is not unreasonable. And it […]

 

“Fast and Furious” scandal goes “full Watergate,” White House asserts Executive Privilege — UPDATED

Posted by: Phineas on June 20, 2012 at 10:56 am » 20 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Shades of Richard Nixon. Faced with a contempt of Congress citation for failure to produce subpoenaed documents, Attorney General Eric Holder apparently went to his boss, President Obama, and asked for a little cover. He got it: President Obama has granted an 11th-hour request by Attorney General Eric Holder to exert executive […]

 

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, […]

 

Fast and Furious: Elijah Cummings throws the dead under the bus to protect Obama and Holder

Posted by: Phineas on April 30, 2012 at 1:43 pm » 14 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Last week I reported that the Rep. Darrell Issa’s (R – CA) House Oversight Committee was preparing contempt of Congress charges against Attorney General Eric Holder for non-cooperation and defying subpoenas in the committee’s investigation into Operation Fast and Furious. Also known as “Gunwalker,” the administration’s supposed plan was to funnel guns […]

 

Oh, my. House drafting contempt citation against Attorney General Holder

Posted by: Phineas on April 27, 2012 at 2:31 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas It’s on: Republican House leaders are finally holding Attorney General Eric Holder accountable for some of his actions. Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, drafted a 48-page contempt of Congress citation against him. The charge? Repeatedly obstructing and slowing the investigation of Operation Fast and […]

 

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 […]