Monday, April 4, 2011

Fast and Furious "Gun Walking" and Illegal Immigration

Once in a while I find something that just connects, I'm not real bright or I'd have made this connection a long time ago.

I'm seeing a pot full of stories about the Gun Walking scandal and gun control, who knew it was being done, who didn't know, how long has it been going on, why was it allowed, etc...etc...etc.  This link will give you a good sample of how even the MSM is going after a story (when they don't have to make something up it's amazing how the sharks circle the blood)...sorry, my media bias.

I don't know the answers to the questions but now I'd like to add my questions to the mix.  I really don't like trying to ask questions like these because they tend to add to my paranoia and make me sound like a conspiracy nut (now I'm even questioning it) anyway...

How do you make the American people feel compassion for the illegal immigrants coming into this country?  Well if you are a President of Mexico, you work with a President of the United States and hatch a deal that makes Mexicans look like they are persecuted so we will feel compassion.  That's been done for years, 'they are just looking for a better life', 'they just want to do the jobs Americans won't do', 'they didn't choose to come here, their parents brought them', 'they are here, we can't just let them remain uneducated', 'they are sick and have no money, we can't turn them away', I've heard them all for years and worse yet I've bought it. 

After some time researching it I find that they come here because they are told they can get free money and services in the United States, they don't want to be Americans, they want to take back the land they lay claim to for Mexico.  Then the economy happened; now I'm pushing back as are many others so the compassion is fading.  I've come to realize what the end game is, and it isn't pretty for our country.  What I don't understand is the loyalty to Mexico, a government that keeps everyone except the few elite, poor as dirt (sorry sidebar). 

Now comes the American President (OK maybe not him but someone really, REALLY high up) that says we can violate our laws to "trace" guns going to Mexico.  I was in law enforcement for more than a decade (no I didn't graduate spell that as retire) and at NO time was I allowed to violate our laws for an investigation, I could call a wanted subject and lie to them ("hey this is Johnny John from XYZ radio station and you've won a hundred bucks, you just have to come to the station and show ID to claim it"), but not violate the law. 

Now throw in the fact that fewer and fewer Americans are feeling the Compassion for the illegal immigrants, because it is harder and harder to make a decent living in this country, and you have a crisis (if you are hoping to increase compassion for illegals).  "Never let a crisis go to waste", and I'll further that comment by adding "when you can ramp it up".

Now it gets a little dicey, if you let thousands of guns "walk" across the Mexican border and ramp up the violence in Mexico, won't the American people feel worse for those Innocent illegal immigrants?  Hey this is a "two birds" moment...make the American people feel bad for the illegals and as a bonus, bolster the failing gun control advocates, nice little picture developing here isn't it?

Again I don't say the President knew about it (he says he didn't) but I did know one that said "I am not a crook", and another that said "I have never had sex with that woman", and yet another that said "Iraq has WMD's".  Now I'm not saying that President Obama knew anything at all about this, I'm just saying lets not give him a pass on it because he is the President.