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“Fast and Furious” – Don’t Blame Holder, Blame Congress and the President

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 9:30 AM
Any time law enforcement is granted the ability to violate the law, you can guarrantee that they are committing an attrocity. Anyone in law enforcement who requests permission to do so, should not be just fired and banned from the profession for life; they should be immediately executed as traitors.

The federal law enforcement operation known as “Fast and Furious” was a debacle that almost assuredly cost the life of at least one American Border Patrol agent. Yet, unlike the standoff and assault nearly two decades ago on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas – a tragedy of epic proportions that claimed the lives of some six dozen civilians along with those of four federal agents – the officials responsible for conducting Fast and Furious actually are being held accountable.

Importantly, however, the systemic problems infecting the one agency deeply involved in both debacles – the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco...