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Tag: fast and furious


SYRIA: Administration isn’t up to this challenge

Syria has been asking for it for 30 some years at least, but this is the only time I’m in favor of gun control: The Obama administration cannot be trusted to effectively fight this war.

Look at its past history of Benghazi, Fast and Furious, the IRS and NSA scandals, the train wreck of Obamacare and the narrowly dodged wreck of gun control. I would not trust these guys to honestly or efficiently run a church bingo game.



OBAMA: Scandals show president’s incompetency

How much more will the American people take of the corrupt and incompetent Obama administration? We’ve had the Fast and Furious guns to Mexicans issue, the Benghazi cover-up, the IRS “I know nothing” folks and and now the seizing of news media phone records.

Stifling First Amendment guarantees seems to be the modus operandi of the thuggish, Chicago- style, Obama administration. I’ve had enough. Now that the media has had its ox gored, I suggest it is time for impeachment!


OBAMA: Where’s outrage over president’s corruption?

I am amazed by the deafening silence from my progressive friends on the outrageous actions by President Obama of late.

Obama uses an executive order to implement immigration reform and bypass Congress; his Department of Justice shields Attorney General Holder from having to answer for his contempt of Congress; and the president asserts executive privilege to hide the truth about “Fast and Furious.”

Obama’s Health and Human Services requires employers to cover contaceptives, abortifacients and sterilization in the health insurance they provide their employees despite their religious objections. He refuses to enforce immigration laws and defend the Defense of Marriage

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HOLDER: Attorney general is guilty

Re: “House action deserving of contempt” (letter, 7-1).

Operation “Fast and Furious” allowed over 2,000 firearms to cross the border into Mexico. Border Agent Brian Terry was killed as a direct result of this gross negligence. The government officials who are responsible for this failed ATF program have not only Terry’s blood on their hands but also that of all the Mexican citizens killed with these weapons.

This is not a political ploy, Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about his involvement and knowledge of “Fast and Furious.”

Kent resident Benedict C. Ladera was recently sentenced to a

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HOLDER: House act deserving of contempt

The House of Representatives was out of line to issue contempt charges against Attorney General Eric Holder (TNT, 6-29).

This is so clearly a political ploy intended to achieve two things: distract Holder from his normal duties by tying up his office in chasing paper and payback by Republicans for congressional treatment of former attorneys general John Ashcroft and Alberto Gonzales.

It would be a refreshing surprise if either chamber were interested in working to make life better for American citizens instead of doing everything possible to paralyze legitimate, effective congressional activity.



OBAMA: How can he have confidence in Eric Holder?

President Obama said (TNT, 10-6) he has full confidence in Attorney General Eric Holder and how he runs his office. Then he said neither he nor Holder had full knowledge of the Fast and Furious Operation.

This is a curious comment, since Holder has responsibility for having full knowledge of this type of Justice Department operation. How can Obama have full confidence in him if he doesn’t know what he is supposed to know?