Nov 9, 2011

Still Furious

A.G. Eric Holder: Fast And Furious ‘Flawed’ In Many Ways.
Attorney general offers no apology.

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Tuesday that the Justice Department should never have allowed guns to be “walked” to drug smugglers in Mexico as part of its Fast and Furious undercover weapons investigation — saying the operation was “flawed in its concept, as well in its execution.”

In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Mr. Holder described gun-walking as “unacceptable” and noted that weapons lost to the operation — including hundreds of AK-47 assault rifles — “unfortunately” will be turning up at crime scenes in the United States and Mexico for years to come.

“This should never have happened. And it must never happen again,” he said.
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But it DID happen, and it happened under his watch - and he signed off on it. There isn't any accountability. How this man isn't on trial, and at the very least still getting a paycheck astounds me.  When was the last time someone lied, I mean bold face lied, to a Congressional committe and was arrested for it? Does anyone have a name or a date? I can't remember one of the top of my head... oh yeah, Roger Clemens.

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