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  • Fast and Furious gun found at Mexican crime scene (Beauty Queen Maria Gamez)

    12/18/2012 11:50:49 AM PST · by Red Steel · 40 replies
    cbs ^ | December 18, 2012, 12:38 PM | Sharyl Attkinsson
    Another weapon from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agency's controversial Operation Fast and Furious was recently recovered at a Mexican crime scene, CBS News has learned. Congressional investigators say the crime scene was likely where a recent shootout took place between reported Sinaloa drug cartel members and the Mexican military, in which Sinaloa beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez and four others were killed. According to Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, the Justice Department did not notify Congress of the Fast and Furious firearm recovery in November, even though Grassley has requested an accounting of weapons that...
  • Florida's own version of 'Fast and Furious' has Jacksonville roots

    10/18/2012 3:00:49 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    jacksonville.com ^ | 18 October, 2012 | Matt Dixon
    It was January 2010, and Hugh Crumpler III was sitting at a Brevard County gas station with a Chevrolet Suburban full of really dangerous guns. It wouldn’t last. He was there to meet interested buyer Jorge Acosta, who left with 12 Fabrique Nationale Herstal semi-automatic handguns. They are termed “matapolicias,” or cop killers, by drug cartels in South and Central American. Federal court documents say Acosta was a Texas resident who was living in the Jacksonville area. He made clear to Crumpler that the guns were not heading to the First Coast. “Jorge Acosta has advised Crumpler on several occasions...
  • Hey people! How come no one told me that Automatic weapons were legal?

    10/18/2012 7:21:03 AM PDT · by Colonel Robert Hogan · 51 replies
    crooks and liars & LA Times | 17 October, 2012 | CRH
    [Yes, I know that select-fire weapons effectively aren’t legal – what the myriad hoops you have to jump through have one – and only those made before 1986.] But that isn’t the impression you get from a couple of mega-barf inducing spew from the Loony left. In one article from “crooks and liars”, they’re trying to pretend that Governor Mitt Romney (Our next president) made a major gaffe when he said that automatic weapons are illegal: …….. Romney Bizarrely Claims Automatic Weapons Are 'Illegal' in the US: This is truly one of the strangest claims I've ever seen a presidential...