Fast and Furious, the U.S. and Mexico

Just what were they thinking in the U.S.  Justice Department?  What were they thinking when they  cooked up a scheme to allow thousands more weapons to be smuggled to Mexican  drug cartels?  And will anybody ever be accountable for it? It´s not as if there weren't enough weapons floating around Mexico.  There are plenty of them, and they're not all from the U.S.   But why make the situation even worse?  Why would they make it easier to get more weapons into the hands of the drug cartels?  This crazy undercover scheme was run by a branch of the Department of Justice called the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives). It was known as "Project Gunrunner," or as it was called in Phoenix, Arizona, "Operation Fast and Furious." What the ATF did was intentionally allow guns to be sold illegally, in hopes that they would be purchased by cartel operatives and smuggled into Mexico. The goal was to follow the weapons and...(Read Full Article)

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