Late last week, new guidelines and policies about when Border Patrol Agents can use lethal force were released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in Washington D.C. In a directive issued by U.S. Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher, with the subject line "use of safe tactics and techniques," agents have been ordered not to shoot at fleeing vehicles and have been urged not to put themselves in situations that require deadly force to survive.
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, one of four men involved in the murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry on December 15, 2010, will be sentenced today in Tucson, Arizona. Osorio-Arellanes sentence will be handed down in federal court.
Over the weekend, two big news items regarding Operation Fast and Furious were released and you should know about them as the scandal continues to develop.
Early Monday morning, it was revealed supervisors within the Department of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms have censored whistleblower John Dodson by refusing to approve an outside work application to publish a book about Operation Fast and Furious.
Blood is staining the globe. Not the blood of terrorists (enemies of America), but the blood of innocent Americans.
Sometimes, as the saying goes, the truth really is stranger than fiction. There may have been some wild plotlines on "Walker, Texas Ranger," but there was nothing that compares to the scandal surrounding "Fast and Furious" -- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives operation that resulted in the loss of a distinguished Border Patrol agent, Brian Terry.
Townhall's Guy Benson discussed the Fast and Furious report with Megyn Kelly.
Rep. Issa discusses yesterday's events on Fox News.