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Fast and Furious: Obama's ATF Director Choice a "Slap in the Face"

annfan_777 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 5:35 PM
Nonsense - put the blame where it belongs - on Obama and Holder. The Mexican drug cartels would still be killing anyone who got in their way regardless.
T172 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 5:42 PM
Yeah but cell phone providers and computer makers don't murder people like cartels do. Without drugs legitimate corporations could take over and money would stop flowing to the cartels.
T172 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 5:37 PM
How would they finance their empires without drugs? There's no amount of extortion or other crime to replace drug running.
T172 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 5:37 PM
How would they finance their empires without drugs? There's no amount of extortion or other crime to replace drug running.

Earlier this week as part of his 23 executive actions on gun control, President Obama nominated ATF Acting Director Todd B. Jones for a permanent position as ATF Director. Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa is expressing concerns over Jones' nomination due to his involvement and failure of leadership in the fallout of the Fast and Furious scandal.

"Acting Director Jones was at the helm of ATF as many troubling problems from the fallout of Operation Fast and Furious festered,” said Issa.  “His specific decisions on a number of Fast and Furious related issues raise concerns about...