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From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

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He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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Wiretap applications by Eric Holder’s Justice Department are now providing evidence that top officials, including Holder, knew about the Fast-and-Furious program and its smuggling of guns illegally into Mexico long before the murder of border agent Brian Terry by one of those guns.

It’s not the crime but the coverup: Newly revealed wiretap applications by Eric Holder’s Justice Department show that top officials, including Holder, almost certainly knew about the Fast-and-Furious program and its smuggling of guns illegally into Mexico long before the murder of border agent Brian Terry by one of those guns.

This evidence provides an explanation why Obama, Holder and other Justice officials have been stonewalling Congressional investigations. The documents they are withholding likely prove that they have been lying, from the beginning, about what they knew about Fast-and-Furious. Worse, their willingness to let guns pass over the border into Mexico illegally would make them accessories in the murders of Terry and numerous Mexicans.


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  • wade

    this is corrupt dating back to george w. ….his bunch initialized it. now the recent bunch has fumbled it and an Agent was found dead along with some ” spent” weapons of the Program. my condolences go to ALL families that lost loved ones on Either side of the border. there is More to all of this Operation than most can grasp.

  • Al

    Get your facts straight. This is not the fault of George Bush. Under the Bush administration a program was initiated in collaboration with the Mexican government where a small number of guns with GPS tracking devices were released. The location of all guns was constantly monitored. The program was quickly canceled. The Obama administration on the other hand, released thousands of guns with no tracking devices and no hope of ever keeping tabs on them. It proves that they are either incredibly incompetent or more likely, were attempting a back door assault on the second amendment.

  • Chris Kirkendall

    You’re right, of course, Al – this is right out of the Obama playbook – try to make something they did look like Bush did it first. The operation under the Bush Admin was SPECIFICALLY designed to track & intercept the weapons & apprehend the gangs – and that was done. It was cancelled though, in large part because they realized it was too risky & probably not the best way to go about it. In the case of Fast & Furious, agents who reported they knew where the guns went were then ordered NOT to interdict them ! ! Big difference ! ! If the whole point was to catch the bad guys, then why stop agents from doing anything once they knew? That was a lie to cover up the true intent of the program. At least one, possibly two Americans died as a result of F&F, not to mention hundreds of innocent Mexicans. As you pointed out, the previous operation was coordinated with the MX gov’t – in F&F, they were NOT told. I wouldn’t blame the MX Gov’t & their people for being FURIOUS with us over this…

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