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Saturday, May 14, 2011

ATF Responsible for Texas Wildfire

As the ATF continues to deal with the burgeoning Gunwalker scandal that involved their putting guns in the hands of criminals who killed a Border Patrol agent with those guns, it's now facing claims from a Texas county official that the agency is also responsible for burning countless acres of Texas land. This does just a little bit more than compound the problem that is Barack Obama's lack of interest in giving Texas federal assistance so it can deal with the much larger problem of wildfires all over the state.

Via Reuters:
A county official in the Texas Panhandle is now blaming a federal agency for starting one of the fires through carelessness.

Tom Edwards, the county attorney in rural Motley County east of Lubbock, said on Friday that the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives was responsible on Tuesday for sparking a fire that consumed 150 acres.

"You can quote me on it: That bunch has a real corner on stupid," Edwards told Reuters.

Tom Crowley, a spokesman with the federal agency, said bureau officials were assisting four local bomb squads -- at their request -- to destroy some explosives. Firefighters were on hand, he said. The wind picked up, but the explosives were too dangerous to move, so the officials went ahead and destroyed the explosives.

"Unfortunately, a fragment ignited some grass," Crowley said. "As far as the community, we're working with them to let them know how to go about making a claim with the government."

Texas Governor Rick Perry has publicly criticized the Federal Emergency Management Agency for declining the state's request for a major disaster declaration for wildfires that have scorched some 2.5 million acres since November.
Illegal aliens started a fire in Arizona 50 miles north of the border that left countless people homeless; the ATF authorized an operation responsible for dead Border Patrol agents; and now it's responsible for scorched earth in Texas, which Obama seems disinterested in helping in the context of a much larger problem. All this while the president mocks those who want to secure the border.

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Arizona Community Fuming over Obama's 'Moat' Joke

As Obama was campaigning for hispanic votes in El Paso, he mocked those who want him to clamp down on illegal immigration by suggesting that they wouldn't even be satisfied with a moat filled with alligators. There are some citizens in an Arizona community who are spitting mad over this, not only because they sit it as ridicule in response to their very real concerns; they are already very angry because they believe illegal aliens are responsible for a wild fire that is ravaging their countryside. The residents of the area are circulating a petition they hope will end up on Obama's desk.

Via Fox Nation:
The residents of the Chiricahua-Peloncillo drug and human smuggling corridor that runs from the Mexican border north through eastern Arizona and western New Mexico are circulating a petition to send to the White House in response to President Obama's recent immigration speech.

"It is with great wonderment and sadness that we listened to your May 10 speech on immigration issues. All of the joking about moats and alligators cut residents of Portal, AZ, to the core as we sheltered with friends or at a Red Cross evacuation site, to survive a terrible fire that still threatens our lives and property, as well as our ecotourism-based economy," the letter reads.

On Sunday, a massive fire broke out in Horseshoe Canyon, about 50 miles north of the Mexican border, which residents and law enforcement say they believe was started by criminal illegal aliens. Last year, a fire in the same location caused more than $10 million in damages.

"During its first 24-hrs, the fire consumed a greater area than did last year's fire over a 6-week period. Local residents were roused after midnight, and some slept fitfully in cars after fleeing with family photos and any valuables that could be quickly assembled. Elderly retirees left with medical supplies, including oxygen tanks on which some depend," the letter reads.

The petition comes just days after Obama appeared in El Paso, Texas, to plead the case for immigration reform that has been bottled up in Congress for years. During his remarks, the president argued that the border is as safe as it has ever been but Republican opportunists are using the issue to score political points and prevent legal reforms to address illegal immigration.

"We have gone above and beyond what was requested by the very Republicans who said they supported broader reform as long as we got serious about enforcement. All the stuff they asked for, we've done," the president said.
"But even though we've answered these concerns, I've got to say I suspect there are still going to be some who are trying to move the goal posts on us one more time. You know, they said we needed to triple the Border Patrol. Or now they're going to say we need to quadruple the Border Patrol. Or they'll want a higher fence. Maybe they'll need a moat. Maybe they want alligators in the moat. They'll never be satisfied," he continued.
Whether it's having a cop killer sympathizer at the White House or mocking American citizens, Barack Obama continues to poke his opponents in the chest.

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Here is the Sheriff of the county where the fire set by illegals was started. Sheriff Larry Dever appeared on the O'Reilly Factor and gives viewers an up close look at what's really going on.

Video: Institutional and Willful Media Ignorance

American Airlines Flight 1561 was about to land in San Francisco when a Yemeni passenger named Rageh Ahmed Mohammed al-Murisi ran toward the front of the plane yelling 'Allahu Akbar' and began pounding on the cockpit door while continuing to scream the Arabic phrase. Multiple passengers reported this and were convinced al-Murisi was intending to do harm. Yet, on news reports all over the country, what the man shouted was quite conspicuously left out. Some also reported that no motive was determined.

Watch this montage of news reports that show ten separate news reports from stations whose news directors should be fired. The first report is from a local San Francisco affiliate and gives the facts. The reports that follow are simply derelict in their duty to report the truth.

h/t Michelle Malkin
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