July 19, 2012
Acting ATF Director Threatens Future Whistleblowers, 'There Will Be Consequences'
The Washington Guardian just released a July 9 video (below) featuring Acting ATF Director B. Todd Jones warning agents not to step outside the chain of command. Jones, a Minnesota U.S. Attorney and Holder crony, was tapped by the Attorney General to step in after former acting ATF Director Kenneth Melson was ousted and reassigned over his role in Operation Fast and Furious. Jones told the Washington Post he was "excited" about restoring morale at the embattled Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Veteran agents who have watched this explosive video interpreted Jones' latest in a series of 'Changecasts' as a warning to keep their mouths shut. Choices and consequences simply means that, as an employee of ATF, should you decide not to abide by the standards of conduct or the rules of the road, should you decide that you're not going to play by the rules, there will be consequences. Choices and consequences means simply that if you make poor choices,...(Read Full Post)