Skip to comments.‘Fast and Furious’ Explodes: Brian Terry Cover-Up, White House Emails Revealed
Posted on 09/02/2011 2:49:09 PM PDT by montag813
by John Hill
Stand With Arizona
The disastrous Obama Administration operation "Fast and Furious", which deliberately put guns in the hands of the Mexican cartel, exploded this week with new revelations of a cover-up, and emails which tie the scandal directly to the White House for the first time.
"Fast and Furious" was an attempt to intercept gun-trafficking that sent 2,000 guns to cartel operatives via straw buyers. Critics believe that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder saw the program as an opportunity to embarrass U.S.-based gun dealers, and help galvanize support for increased gun-control measures, while controlling where and how the guns would be "walked" across the border. But the operation went horribly wrong as the guns went unaccounted for, leading to the murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry last December in Arizona, and the deaths of untold others inside Mexico - all using guns provided by the ATF. Holder denied knowledge of the operation at a U.S. House hearing on May 3rd, but subsequent revelations clearly show both Holder and the White House had been informed about this program as it ran off the rails.
Rep. Alan West has called for Holder to resign or be fired as a result.
Now it has been revealed that after the death of Agent Terry, Assistant U.S. Attorney Emory Hurley and then-U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke colluded to cover-up the fact that Terry was killed using one of the guns from 'Fast and Furious'. Evidence shows that Hurley - who knew "almost immediately" that the guns could be traced to the program, contacted Burke, and they agreed to cover it up:
In an internal email the day after the murder, Hurley, and then-U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke, decided not to disclose the connection, saying " ... this way we do not divulge our current case (Fast and Furious) or the Border Patrol shooting case."
As Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said The level of involvement of the United States Attorneys Office in the genesis and implementation of this case is striking. Grassley and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) are investigating the scandal, and AG Holder's knowledge and role in its implementation.
Grassley's office on Thursday also revealed that 21 more Fast and Furious guns have been found at violent crime scenes in Mexico. That is up from 11 the agency admitted just last month, and Grassley said he can only imagine the carnage that will be shown to have been made possible by the thousands of guns put into the hands of criminals by the Obama Administration.
Grassley and Issa also Thursday asked Justice for "interviews, emails, memos and even hand-written notes from members of the U.S. attorney's office" involved with 'Fast and Furious'. Thus far, Holder's arrogant department has stonewalled, deceived and provided censored testimony, when it even responds.
And now, for the first time, evidence that the White House - which had denied knowledge of the operation - did in fact know about the scandal. At least three national security officials in the White House were briefed to some extent on the operation:
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For F&F to “explode”, there would have to be an honest news media.
F&F = Watergate X Irancontra.
But it’s a ‘Rat administration, so the Pravda Press averts its gaze.
I call for Obama to be impeached if and when they find complicity at the executive level.
Eric Holder and Barack Obama should be in jail, but what did we get instead of justice once gun walker came to light?
We got “Special” laws that only affect Ca,Az, Nm and Tx’s 2nd amendment rights.
This administration is unjust and ham handed.
So ... who from the current administration to go to prison?
It’s a good thing Obama’s a democrat or our ‘free and robust’ press would’ve had a field day creating Super Watergate! Think of all the missed opportunities for a Pulitzer Prize . Damn you Obama for not being a Republican! LOL
We need an Outlaw graphic with the won’s logo.
(sorry, I’m incompetent too;)
Hopefully the lid will blow off right after the Dem Convention.
If it blows too soon, they could jettison BO.
Perhaps we soon see what just she was “taking care of” in the aftermath of the Terry Murder.
There was really weird behavior after Terry's murder including a reluctance to charge any of the Drug Cartel members arrested and trial balloons floated that they were going to release the suspects.
This behavior makes a lot more sense now that we know about Fast and Furious and that Terry was killed with a Fast and Furious weapon, and that the murderers were carrying multiple Fast and furious weapons. Also, we now know that the Obama Administration had cut a deal with the Sinaloa Drug Cartel to attack other cartels in return for freedom to operate their smuggling into the US.
Were the murderers of Terry affiliated with the Sinaloa cartel perhaps?
Trust me, the Marxists on Sixth Avenue in NYC are circling the wagons with their Washingon bureaus to mute this as much as possible.
If this were ANY Republican, this would be a big as...Casey Anthony????
Start impeaching these traitors. If the rats in the senate don’t go along, fine, they can hang alongside holder and obuma. Ditto the media traitors.
It’s either do it this way or clear field for CW II.
One way or another, we need to clean out the fascists and communists from America. An impeachment will expose the criminal Marxist syndicate for what it is.
I’m seriously thinking we’re not going to get a clean election in 2012. If that happens, we’ll have an illegal president sitting in the whitehouse who didn’t get enough legal votes to win, while on the outside we’ll have a legal president who won enough legal votes to be elected president.
That is a recipe for a second civil war.
Were this done by a Republican administration, the media would be leading the charge to call for resignations from the top all the way down to the assistant to the aide of the last Republican dog catcher.
Seems to me that congressional democrats need to start feeling some heat over this.
Even if they didn’t know then, they know now and they aren’t calling for answers from their precious president.
Well it’s not like they outed a dumb blonde!
It should be no surprise that a gangster administration is in league with drug dealers, prostitution rings, slavery and all other forms of organized crime. The MSM is complicit in this criminal conspiracy.
The MSM’s studied lack of interest in uncovering any wrongdoing by this, the most corrupt administration in our nation’s history proves that large, conglomerate media are not interested in pursuing news or justice. Their goals are purely financial and are driven by a commitment to maintain whatever status quo will keep the dollars flowing.
The news media has been completely taken over by small, independent organizations capable of digging into a story because it needs investigating. Nearly all investigative journalism now occurs outside the MSM. The MSM’s failure to report important information is of no significance because they are of no significance.
You should visit some of the left wing sites.
I swear they are blaming Republicans and Bush for this.
Thanks very much for posting. BUMP-TO-THE-TRUTH!
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