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Why didn’t anyone notice this?

Posted in politcs, rankers, Uncategorized, War On Terror with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 29, June 2011 by chockblock

The Cold War’s over, John. But with no clear enemy to stockpile against, the arms market’s flat. But bring down a fully loaded 727 into the middle of New York City and you’ll find a dozen tinpot dictators all over the world just clamoring to take responsibility, and begging to be smart-bombed.
— The Lone Gunman, Pilot Episode (Air Date: March 4, 2001)

Lefty fantasy of course. Chris Carter was not famous for rational thought, but man he could entertain (sorta).
Many a tin-foil hat, smelly hippie or ‘truther’ ate this slop up.

This couldn’t happen in real life now? Could it?

Between 2006 and 2009, the Joyce Foundation gave the IACP $1.2M to organize the Great Lakes Summit on Gun Violence, and to implement their conclusions, which included anti-rights goals like renewing the Clinton gun ban (reduced capacity magazines and banning many long guns) and forcing civilians to store firearms in “safe” facilities. That’s what Traver represents.

Joyce represents a dozen well-heeled directors with a direct connection to Obama, a former Joyce director.

Then there’s the rhetoric that 90% of Mexican cartel firearms came from American retailers (recently changed to 70%). Stratfor details how firearms selection was manipulated by Mexican authorities to ensure that the guns most likely of American origin were submitted for tracing.

Nor does the alleged 70% explain how the guns got to Mexico, since our government provided many to Mexican military and police, in addition to those provided by Gunwalker.

But the administration continues to promote the 90% myth, so what better way to “prove” it than by sending guns south?
“‘Gunwalker’ Scandal and the Case for Impeaching Holder” Pajamas Media

“There is no concievable law enforcement scenario where putting 2,500 guns into the hands of criminals would be justifiable. Ever. The ATF should take it’s lumps, and anyone who suggests that gun rights advocates are to be blamed here should have their head examined.”
Washington Post Blames the NRA for ATF Gun Running Scandal? , Weekly Standard (h/t: Snowflakesinhell)

Only this time it’s not on a Hollywood backlot. This is real life and sadly real people are dying.