Waco, Twenty Years Later—What Statism Is All About

April 22, 2013 in News

Anthony Gregory | Twenty years ago, Americans witnessed the greatest law enforcement atrocity in modern U.S history. On February 28th, 1993, the ATF raided the Branch Davidian home in Waco, Texas. The stand-off finally ended 51 days later, on April 19…

The ATF Wants ‘Massive’ Online Database to Find Out Who Your Friends Are

April 5, 2013 in News

Wired | The ATF doesn’t just want a huge database to reveal everything about you with a few keywords. It wants one that can find out who you know. And it won’t even try to friend you on Facebook first. ccording to a recent solicitation from the…

‘Fast and Furious’ Report: ATF Kept Border Patrol Unaware of Operation, DHS Ignored Leads

March 23, 2013 in News

Los Angeles Times | Even as they lost scores of illegal firearms in their Fast and Furious operation, federal ATF agents asked their Border Patrol counterparts not to pursue criminal leads or track gun smuggling in southern Arizona…

Operation Showtime: The ATF’s Mass Slaughter at Waco 20 Years Ago

March 1, 2013 in News

Anthony Gregory | On February 28, 1993, the ATF raided the home of the Branch Davidians, a religious sect just outside Waco, Texas. The agency… made sure reporters were there to witness its planned heroics and dubbed the raid “Operation Showtime.”

Federal Investigation Leads To Arrests of Ten Atlanta Metro Area Police Officers for Guarding Drug Deals

February 18, 2013 in News

Atlanta Journal-Constitution | ll eight Forest Park police sergeants were called to the department Tuesday for routine training. Victor Middlebrook and Andrew Monroe, two solid officers recently promoted to sergeant, were teamed up…

U.S. Government Hit with Second Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over ‘Operation Fast and Furious’

February 14, 2013 in News

CBS News | A second wrongful death lawsuit has been filed blaming U.S. government officials involved in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives’ “Operation Fast and Furious,” which allowed thousands of weapons to fall…

Disastrous Milwaukee ATF Sting Operation Included Drug Dealing, Stolen Guns, Wrongful Arrests, and Damaged Property

February 1, 2013 in News

John Diedrich and Raquel Rutledge Journal Sentinel February 1, 2013   A store calling itself Fearless Distributing opened early last year on an out-of-the-way street in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood, offering [...]

Operation Fast and Furious ATF Whistleblower John Dodson Vindicated, Praised

January 17, 2013 in News

Fox News | A key whistleblower in the Operation Fast and Furious scandal — after being initially sidelined at the ATF upon coming forward — has been cleared by his ATF bosses and is now being hailed for the “essential role” he played in exposing the program.

Traces of Reality Radio: January 12, 2013 (Cele Castillo)

January 14, 2013 in TOR Blog, TOR Radio

Traces of Reality | Traces of Reality Radio: January 12, 2013 – Guests: Cele Castillo, Danny Benavides Topics: Drug War, Panama Unit, Dirty Cops, Gun Control, Fast and Furious, and much more

Fast and Furious Blurs the Line Between Cops and Crooks

January 7, 2013 in News

Narcosphere | Two guns of interest were found in late November of last year near the scene of a gun battle in the Mexican state of Sinaloa.