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Speculation that ATF chief will quit

Speculation ramps up that ATF’s Melson is headed toward the door

CNN is now reporting, as did the Wall Street Journal and others last Friday that Kenneth Melson, acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, will be resigning this week, possibly within the next 48 hours.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/atf-s-melson-appears-heade...

Article by Dave Workman

Fast and Furious counter-attack: blame guns, laws

Administration apologists working ‘Fast and Furiously’ to counter revelations

Obama administration defenders and apologists, along with veteran anti-gunners, are working around the clock to deflect and perhaps derail public outrage over revelations from Congress on the Justice Department’s botched Operation Fast and Furious.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/administration-apologists-...

Article by Dave Workman

Fathers and sons and why we remember

Fathers and sons, and why we remember

My father passed away so many years ago that he seems like a distant memory of a stranger, yet I see him in the eyes of my younger son, who bears a striking resemblance to my dad when he was a young man, photographed somewhere in Eastern Washington holding a bolt-action .22-caliber rifle that occupies a place of honor today in my modest little gun locker.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/fathers-and-sons-and-why-w...

Article by Dave Workman

Issa unloads on admin over 'Fast and Furious'

Issa: ‘Administration should be ashamed’ of Fast and Furious

In a powerful late afternoon interview Thursday with NRA News, Congressman Darrell Issa said the Obama administration should be ashamed of how the Justice Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted, and then evaded answering for, a botched gun sting operation that has put thousands of guns into the hands of Mexican drug cartel criminals.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/issa-administration-should...

Article by Dave Workman

Grassley's opening statement lays groundwork for ATF reform

Fast? No. Furious? Definitely. Grassley’s statement paves way for ATF overhaul

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley is widely known for his devotion to detail and holding government accountable, and his opening remarks at yesterday’s blockbuster hearing on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Operation Fast and Furious reinforced his reputation, and perhaps laid the groundwork for an overhaul of the embattled agency.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/fast-no-furious-definitely...

Article by Dave Workman

More Fast and Furious coverage

Gunrunner: ATF Director Melson ‘very much in the weeds’

Kenneth Melson, the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was “very much in the weeds” on the way his subordinates conducted Operation Fast and Furious, to the point that he allegedly could watch suspected illegal gun transactions on a live feed to his office.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/gunrunner-atf-director-mel...

Article by Dave Workman

Fast & Furious hearing explodes!

Fast & Furious Explodes: Issa calls operation ‘felony stupid’

The chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today called “Operation Fast and Furious” an effort that was “felony stupid” and he promised that those responsible would be held accountable.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/fast-furious-explodes-issa...

Article by Dave Workman

Land-owner kills marauding dogs

A vicious dog pack responsible for killing more than 100 domestic animals in the past few months will kill no more. They are all dead.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/update-marauding-stevens-c...

Article by Dave Workman

Dems circle Gunrunner wagons...

Dems circle wagons on Gunrunner, float perennial gun ban agenda

Before the dust settled on yesterday’s opening hearing on the controversial Project Gunrunner and Operation Fast and Furious scandal now plaguing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Democrats were already busy with their defense strategy, which once again demonizes American gun owners and their constitutional rights.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/dems-circle-wagons-on-gunr...

Article by Dave Workman