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What did Obama know and when did he know it?

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

By way of Ms. Malkin, comes this LA Times story that shows the Obama White House knew about the corrupt ATF “Fast & Furious” program very, very early on.

Newly obtained emails show that the White House was better informed about a failed gun-tracking operation on the border with Mexico than was previously known.

Three White House national security officials were given some details about the operation, dubbed Fast and Furious. The operation allowed firearms to be illegally purchased, with the goal of tracking them to Mexican drug cartels. But the effort went out of control after agents lost track of many of the weapons.

The supervisor of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives operation in Phoenix specifically mentioned Fast and Furious in at least one email to a White House national security official, and two other White House colleagues were briefed on reports from the supervisor, according to White House emails and a senior administration official.

Our Dear Leader‘s administration has responded to the “Fast & Furious” scandal by continuing their war on transparency. ATF Head Kenneth Melson is being shuffled out of office.  It is as if the Obama administration doesn’t want him to answer any questions about the “Fast  & Furious” scandal.

Even the Obama cheerleaders at CBS News are starting to use the word “coverup.”

Congressional investigators tell CBS News there’s evidence the U.S. Attorney’s office in Arizona sought to cover up a link between their controversial gunwalking operation known as “Fast and Furious” and the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

Terry was murdered in Arizona near the US border last December. Two assault rifles ATF had allegedly allowed onto the street without interdiction were found at the scene.

But the US Attorney’s office working both the Terry murder and the “Fast and Furious” operation did not immediately disclose the two had any link. Two Republicans investigating the scandal, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) say there’s evidence that officials at ATF and the US Attorney’s office sought to hide the connection.

HT to Ace for the CBS News “coverup” story.

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Wednesday Round Up

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Various bits from the past week or so…

Our Dear Leader‘s policies in the Middle East has made the “Arab Street” hate America even more then they did back when G.W Bush was President. No real surprise to anyone who was paying attention.

Someone please tell the part time adjunct professor of Constitutional law living at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue that the President has to actually send trade agreements (and other treaties) to Congress before they can approve them.

The Obama Administration recently violated the ban on federal funding on ACORN.  Rule of Law never has been their strong point.

Rep. Tony Weiner’s (democrat – NYC) district may elect a Republican.

This is no surprise to anyone paying attention, but Obamacare is a disaster

More raw hate from the left

The Mainsteam media’s silence on operation “Fast and Furious” is growing deafening.

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