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djones520
09-26-2011, 07:34 PM
Not only did U.S. officials approve, allow and assist in the sale of more than 2,000 guns to the Sinaloa cartel -- the federal government used taxpayer money to buy semi-automatic weapons, sold them to criminals and then watched as the guns disappeared.

This disclosure, revealed in documents obtained by Fox News, could undermine the Department of Justice's previous defense that Operation Fast and Furious was a "botched" operation where agents simply "lost track" of weapons as they were transferred from one illegal buyer to another. Instead, it heightens the culpability of the federal government as Mexico, according to sources, has opened two criminal investigations into the operation that flooded their country with illegal weapons.


Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/09/26/us-government-bought-and-sold-weapons-during-fast-and-furious-documents-show/#ixzz1Z6Xz6KMp

This just keeps getting worse and worse. This one issue is going to provide the GOP Candidate so much ammo it'll probably single handedly sink Obama.

Apocalypse
09-26-2011, 07:57 PM
If oBama wasn't sunk already. But it could prove humorous to watch a criminal court trial of Holder and others in the DoJ while oBama is trying to convince others to put him and his admin back in power for a second term.

NJCardFan
09-26-2011, 10:13 PM
Then Obama has blood on his hands.

SaintLouieWoman
09-26-2011, 10:47 PM
Remember Pelosi and the mighty O said that they'd be the most honest, transparent government ever. Haven't heard them proclaiming that too loudly lately.

NJCardFan
09-27-2011, 03:54 AM
That's because they're about as transparent as a lead wall.