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New developments in 'Bordergate'

Maybe Kerlikowske should duck Thursday hearing as well

Former Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske is schedule to testify tomorrow (Thursday) before a subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on “A Shared Responsibility: Counternarcotics and Citizen Security in the Americas,” while another Obama administration official is going to be noticeably absent.

FOLLOW-UP: Not Guilty verdict in dog 'warning shot' case

UPDATE: Not Guilty verdict in dog ‘warning shot’ case

Evergreen State gun rights activists may cheer today’s outcome of a self-defense shooting case involving a dog attack that this column discussed here.


Article by Dave Workman

Looks like the Gunrunner case has a nickname

‘Bordergate’ – Seattle’s gunrunning case: Shades of ‘Project gunrunner?’

Tuesday morning’s Seattle PI.com carries the story of Richard Wayne Wilson, who is linked – but not with criminal charges – to the takedown of a string of “speakeasy” clubs, and who, it is reported, was responsible for smuggling a small number of guns to Mexico.


Article by Dave Workman

Rep. Issa’s March 30 deadline for ATF documents looming

Acting ATF Director Kenneth E. Melson has until Wednesday to provide several key documents requested by Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, in the congressman’s probe of the Project Gunrunner and Operation Fast and Furious.


Article by Dave Workman

Take Action to Stop Pending Gun Ban

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) is seeking public comment on their recent “study” on the importability of certain shotguns. It is critical that rights supporters express their objections to this “study” and its pending implementation in no uncertain terms. A strong showing of opposition can help to stiffen the spines of members of Congress and a poor showing will absolutely be pointed to as proof that people support expanded importation bans.

We Are All Badgers Now

The epic battle that seized Wisconsin, and gripped America, over powers for public sector union bosses has ended. But its consequences will extend far beyond the Badger State. The Republicans in Madison fought a battle on behalf of all freedom-loving Americans. Gun owners had a dog in that fight as did all others who want to take back their government from the Ruling Class.

Project Gunrunner: "Who knew what and when?"

How high up does ‘Project Gunrunner’ go? (Who knew what and when?)

The Project Gunrunner scandal took another step up the government food chain with last night’s disclosure in a CBS News interview with a former senior official with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that the operation was approved by someone in the Department of Justice “even higher than ATF Director Kenneth Melson.”


Article by Dave Workman

To shoot or not to shoot: When an aggressive dog bites

If one were to click here or here on today’s Northwest Firearms forum, they would find discussions about self-defense against aggressive dogs, and a case scheduled to go to trial.


Article by Dave Workman

Followup on WSP gun info request

Lawmakers riled up over WSP gun probe, but questions remain

Yesterday’s mea culpa from the Washington State Patrol to Evergreen State gun dealers who were alarmed by a letter asking for details on every AR-15 transaction they’ve conducted since last July 1 was not enough to stop a tidal wave of media attention, or satisfy three dozen state legislators who wonder just what WSP is up to.


Article by Dave Workman