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Seeking ‘Tools’ To Use Against Gun Owners

November 9, 2011 by  

Under fire for lying to Congress about the “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder revealed exactly what was behind the government’s policy that resulted in the government letting guns flow into Mexico.

There is a two-pronged policy underway. First, it’s an effort to ratchet up the lawlessness along the U.S.-Mexico border and gin up the war between drug cartels. Though Holder would never admit this, the CIA and the Drug Enforcement Administration are imbedded with Mexican troops and the drug cartels and working both sides of the war, in violation of Mexico’s laws.

The lawlessness has spurred the Mexican legislature to push for a new National Security Law — based on the USA Patriot Act — that would give the Mexican government broad powers to spy on its citizens and remove their rights. It’s also a boon to U.S. financial institutions that are laundering money for the drug cartels.

It’s also part of the Barack Obama Administration’s admitted strategy to work behind the scenes to implement greater gun control in the U.S. And that’s exactly what Holder was referring to when he told Congress:

But beyond identifying where errors occurred and ensuring that they never occur again, we must be careful not to lose sight of the critical problem that this flawed investigation has highlighted: We are losing the battle to stop the flow of illegal guns to Mexico.

One critical first step should be for congressional leaders to work with us to provide ATF with the resources and statutory tools it needs to be effective.

Don’t be fooled by the three-ring circus surrounding this affair. Seeking additional “tools” to use against American gun owners is first and foremost the goal of operations like “Fast and Furious.” That the Mexican government can also gain an excuse to remove more of its citizen’s rights while propping up financial institutions and creating a climate that allows more drugs to move into the U.S. is just gravy.

Bob Livingston

founder of Personal Liberty Digest™, is an ultra-conservative American author and editor of The Bob Livingston Letter™, in circulation since 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom.

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