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The Smearing of Fast and Furious Whistleblower John Dodson

conservative_one Wrote: Oct 03, 2012 8:36 AM
WOW! Talk about time for change? How about a top to bottom clean-up of ATF? I'm talking about 100% new people at every level!
inkling_revival Wrote: Oct 03, 2012 8:57 AM
They should just fire everyone who has a D after their name on the voter registration.

That would probably get the worst of the problem in one shot, and leave at least a few agents who have some experience.
wmou Wrote: Oct 03, 2012 8:50 AM
Why not eliminate the dept? The ATF is a redundant and wasteful agency that can be very dangerous to US citizens.
inkling_revival Wrote: Oct 03, 2012 8:58 AM
ATF is famous for taking all the washouts from the FBI academy. They take the FBI's leftovers.
What?5 Wrote: Oct 03, 2012 9:34 AM
If the ATF is eliminated, so are the constraints imposed on them by Congress ... which ...
... admittedly ...
may amount to no loss, since Obummer's writ giving an international agency free reign -no need to respect Constitutional Rights- to go where they wish/find what they seek. For instance, the law forbidding a registry of arms here would have no say over such a registry elsewhere.

On December 15, 2010, ATF Special Agent John Dodson’s life changed forever when Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed in the Arizona desert. At least two of the guns left at the scene were linked to Operation Fast and Furious. Before Terry was killed, hundreds had been killed in Mexico as a result of the program, leaving only blood stained concrete and horror behind.

For a year prior to Terry’s murder, Dodson worked as part of ATF Phoenix Gunrunning Group VII, the group assigned to carry out the bulk of Fast and Furious. He was told...