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Leland Yee, the Kochs, and the Press
National Review Online, by Jonah Goldberg

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Posted By:toledo, 3/28/2014 7:40:03 AM

Leland Yee, a Democratic state senator and candidate for secretary of state in California, has been a longtime champion of gun control. This week he was arrested on numerous charges, including conspiracy to deal firearms without a license and conspiracy to illegally transport firearms. Yee, a prominent foe of assault weapons, allegedly took bribes to set up a meeting between an undercover agent and an international arms dealer to broker the sale of automatic weapons and shoulder-fired missiles. A lengthy FBI affidavit also describes Yee’s ties to a Chinese triad and his desire to help out Islamist militants. In short, the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: berthabutt, 3/28/2014 8:39:37 AM     (No. 9787914)

Bingo! Jonah nails it like Bob the Builder.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: southsanantonio, 3/28/2014 9:15:34 AM     (No. 9787954)

If these were Republicans, the MSM would have this story on the front page until sometime in mid November of 2016. And the word "Republican" would be front and center in every story.

Since these are Demon-RATS, this story will get minimal coverage (where their political party is never mentioned), and will dissapear in a couple of days. And the word "Democrat" will be shown as little as possible.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 3/28/2014 9:47:49 AM     (No. 9788008)

just can´t believe the FBI run by Holder´s DOJ is actually doing its job. I thought they spent all their time under covering racist Rednecks out in Hooterville.

Whoever the FBI agents are I tip my hat to them.

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