High-ranking government officials failed to “balance the risks” of allowing an estimated 2,000 assault weapons to reach Mexico in an effort stop trafficking into the U.S., according to portions of a leaked inspector general’s report obtained by Fox News.
Fox’s William La Jeunesse writes that the Justice Department’s soon-to-be-released internal report will illustrate a “failure in leadership” and “lack of accountability and oversight up and down the chain of command” at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Justice Department pertaining to the gun trafficking operation, commonly referred to as Operation Fast and
“It says many senior executives knew the U.S. was helping traffic guns to Mexico that killed people but did nothing to stop it,” La Jeunesse writes.
ATF managers Bill Newell, Dave Both and Hope MacAllister receive most of the blame, according to the report.
More government is the fix all, end all. We could nationalize all the companies and hire more union guys. The rich guys make too much money. 3.8 percent from every home sale that is not enough. Some people are selling million dollar homes. lets take 50 percent from homes over 500k. Face it we need to spend more and to spend more we need to get into peoples pockets everywhere. Bring back the death tax. Their is no reason a person who is dead should have any money. I think any farm that a dead guy owns would be better run by the government. Dont you think the government could do a better job of not raising hogs. We could hire alot of union government administrators to not raise hogs. Would not that help the unemployment. More government would fix all