U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords announced her plans to step down from Congress Jan. 22, 2011.
Category: Cochise County News
Cochise County Remains Intact in New Congressional District Maps
Cochise County remains intact in the final redistricting maps, as now drawn by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
FBI Director Disputes Third Gun at Brian Terry Murder Scene
FBI Director Robert Mueller denied that a third gun was allegedly recovered at Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s murder investigation. “There was no third weapon found at the scene. There were two weapons that were found at the scene, not a third. Why there were suggestions as to a third I’m still not certain… But the fact of the matter is there were only two weapons found at the scene,” Mueller said.
Bisbee Bans Disposable Shopping Bags
By unanimous decision, the Bisbee City Council became the first city in the state of Arizona to ban single use shopping bags. The ban will be voluntary, before being reviewed by the City Manager. Five cent fees for the use of disposable fees may soon be charged in the larger retail stores, followed by smaller stores later.
GOP Demands Obama Fire Attorney General Eric Holder for Scandals Shared by Bush/Obama Drug Wars
US Attorney General Eric Holder is under fire by the Republican members of Congress over the ‘Fast and Furious’ gun smuggling scandal that has begun to engulf the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the FBI, including the DEA doing a collateral money laundry for Mexican cartels. Its little concern that these scandals began during the Bush administration, and are now fully endowed by Obama’s Department of Justice.
DEA Launders Drug Profits for Mexican Cartels
The Drug Enforcement Administration has new methods for enforcing drugs on the American public, similar to the ATF’s strategy of letting guns ‘walk’.
If you are an important member of an alleged Mexican Drug Cartel, you can have your money laundered, transferred and traced by the Drug Enforcement Administration, at an affordable price guaranteed to perpetuate the Drug War on Americans.
Former US Attorney Dennis Burke Blames Stooges in Gun Lobby for ATF Scandals or ‘Distractions’
Former US Attorney for Arizona, Dennis Burke, blames Senator Charles Grassley’s staff for creating falsehoods, calling them the willing stooges of the gun lobby that distracted the public away from the successes of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms programs.
Mysteries of the Desert – Judge Seals Brian Terry Homicide Records
The Brian Terry murder has become a flashpoint for every policy and tactic that has failed in the drug war.
Besides rules of engagement issues, Fast and Furious weapons found at the scene, an informer’s missing gun, resignations at high levels of the ATF and DOJ, and denials of criminal activities from nearly everyone in the Bush/Obama administration, this Mystery of the Desert is a tragedy of policies that militarize rather than medicalize the enormous illicit drug markets.
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Brian Terry’s Family Claims ATF Defied Common Sense on ‘Fast and Furious’
“The fact of the matter is that the men who killed Brian Terry were armed with brand new military grade assault weapons and ammunition. The weapons were allowed to be purchased with the full approval of ATF and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona…”