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ATF Ruins the Lives of Disabled
Teenagers to Solve a Problem
the Bureau Created

Townhall, by Katie Pavlich

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/9/2013 3:29:23 PM

If you don´t already know by now, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms can´t even run a store without royally screwing up. Nearly one year ago, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on an ATF sting gone bad when the bureau tried to catch bad guys by setting up a store. The sting ended in a damaged rent space, $35,000 in stolen goods and with a fully automatic machine gun lost on the city streets. Now it appears ATF failed during another store front sting and is punishing teenagers they convinced to help them by throwing them in jail. We´re talking

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It is just shocking how evil our government has become. Sometimes I wonder if not being well informed would be better for my mental health.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 12/9/2013 3:45:01 PM     (No. 9646956)

FTA: ATF was also teaching people how to illegally saw off shotguns so they could turn around with an arrest for sawing off a shotgun.

That is exactly what caused Ruby Ridge: the ATF mousetrapped Randy Weaver into sawing off a shotgun, then set up the arrest trap that caused Weaver to flee.

Everyone blames Waco on the FBI. It was the ATF. The FBI got into it after it was botched and the FBI went in trying to pull the ATF´s chestnuts out of the fire.

The agency should be elimionated.

Of course, so should the Department of Education, the State Department, the EPA, and about 400 other agencies that our tax dollars fund.

WE´ll all be pulling for the lawyers who are representing the dupes that the ATF mousetrapped in these "stings." Agents should not only lose their jobs, they should be serving time in prison.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bkt23, 12/9/2013 3:46:49 PM     (No. 9646962)

The ATF truly is evil. They have broken laws and also their own regulations and destroyed personal property to try to entrap people. This is ATF policy, not the work of a few bad apples; it happens WAY too frequently all over the nation.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: balogreene, 12/9/2013 3:53:49 PM     (No. 9646975)

There are crooked people in every walk of life. When I served on a Federal Grand Jury in NY, I met a couple of good conscientious, ATF employees. As a government contractor in NOVA, everyone I know is honest. If we err, it is to underbill the Gov´t.

The Gov´t employees I work for are as honest as can be. Recently, several came to our offices for some tests, we offered paper and pens for them to take notes. The person in charge had brought both from their office, they could not take them from us according to federal law. When they left two days later we carefully accounted for every pen and every tablet of paper. It was silly.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 12/9/2013 3:55:53 PM     (No. 9646980)

Why have any expectation of Competence in the current regime Bureaus?
Start back several years; when the IRS could not even make money running a confiscated Whore House in Nevada. The Bunny Ranch.
Why then expect that the AFT could not even run a store dealing with buying and selling, and altering the very weapons they regulate?
SSHHEEESH!


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Reply 5 - Posted by: poster, 12/9/2013 4:22:21 PM     (No. 9647030)

Abuse of imbeciles is unlawful. Simpletons who just want to be appreciated by the person they look up to, could as easily been convinced to spend their days picking up trash to make the neighborhood look better.
Shame on the ATF.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Marzon, 12/9/2013 4:27:08 PM     (No. 9647045)

Setting up a sting operation so transparent that they can only get the mentally disabled to take the bait and they go ahead and do it anyway. Absolutely disgusting. Is there no end to how low they will go?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: schnapps, 12/9/2013 4:28:54 PM     (No. 9647050)

Remind me again why we need an ATF.

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