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Justice Is Not Always 'Fast and Furious'

Attorney General Holder is the head of the United States Department Of Justice and has been controversial since he has been in office. A failed sting operation could be his downfall.

Eric Holder is under fire because of ‘Operation Fast and Furious’.  This was a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms sting operation with Mexican drug cartels.  Over 1400 weapons as powerful as .50 caliber sniper rifles and semi-automatic rifles that were easily altered to fully automatic were lost in the exchange to sting the cartel.  This resulted in heavy firepower in the wrong hands and ultimately in the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

A Congressional investigation and calls for Attorney General Holder to resign have not resulted in a change in the top law enforcement official in the United States.  Even with contradictory statements about when Mr. Holder was informed of the failed sting investigation he continues to hold that position in the Obama administration.

Committee members have called on President Obama to ask Mr. Holder to step down.  There have been changes at the top of the ATF but the head of the Department of Justice should also be held accountable.

I wonder if President Obama regrets his decision to select Eric Holder to be the Attorney General.

Thank you for your service, Border Patrol Agent Terry.  Rest in peace.

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Alex Tytler November 25, 2011 at 08:20 PM
How about un-elect obummer, Holder is gone automatically!
Bodie December 28, 2011 at 03:46 PM
Where was all this patriotism when Bush and Chenny were breaking the law and soiling the constitution......................
john pookman January 02, 2012 at 01:14 AM
All politicians are spoilers and soilers.This me-first society is a plague upon us all.Get wise people.
T.Paine January 16, 2012 at 04:19 AM
Here, here. If you are upset with Holder about this, how about his failure to launch even an investigation into the (possible) crimes of the Bush/Cheney Administration? Or how about Holder's lack of criminal investigations/prosecutions of Wall Street financial titans who have brought the economy to its knees?
Richard B. Fisher, DDS February 10, 2012 at 02:30 PM
The plot thickens... http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/02/10/former-dea-chief-says-3-other-federal-agencies-knew-about-furious/

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