Town Square

Post a New Topic

Fast And Furious conspiracy theory finally peters out with fake contempt vote

Original post made by Rich Alto, Midtown, on Jun 27, 2012

For a year, every day, Fox news has worked with the Republican Party on a conspiracy theory with made up stories about Obama wanting to take away guns by giving criminals guns to take to Mexico - "Very clearly, they've made a crisis and they're using this crisis to somehow take away or limit people's second amendment rights," Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Cali.) said on "Hannity" tonight."

This story contains 413 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.

Comments (4)

Like this comment
Posted by Sam
a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:24 pm

Here come the haters..... ;-)

The ATF agents worked hard to stop the guns. Their agency is always facing budget cuts from NRA supported politicians.

The agents tried to get prosecutors to allow arrests of gun purchasers who then resold guns to gangs. Prosecutors were hamstrung by Arizona laws which allowpurchasers to immediately resell guns.

The scandal is todays gun laws.

And, of course, Fox.

And the GOP's submission to the NRA.

I'll happily post links with evidence. I dare the wingnuts who think fast and furious really sent ATF weapons to Mexico post their evidence as well.

They won't.


Like this comment
Posted by Dancing Queen
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:08 am

Fast and Furious was a silly movie, just like this gun story.


Like this comment
Posted by Sally Danforth
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jun 28, 2012 at 6:57 am

Stupid, partisan vote today, with the NRA announcing it will score the vote.

Won't go anywhere, doesn't mean anything, will be drowned out in fiveminutes with the decision on RomneyObamaCare.


Like this comment
Posted by Rich Alto
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 28, 2012 at 2:18 pm

Okey-dokie, the Contemptible Congress just voted contempt against a man who appeared 9 times and turned over 7,000 documents. Stupid, childish, useless, partisan vote, and now it's done with.

Now, can they get back to work and work on creating jobs?

Nope, they're going to take ANOTHER week off. When they get back from another vacation, they're going to vote again on settled law, the constitutionally approved Affordable Care Act that will provide healthcare for 35 million Americans. Truly the do-nothing congress, except vote on abortion.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 5,016 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 1,129 views

Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 363 views

 

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.

DONATE HERE