Thursday, February 03, 2011

Blowback

This is kind of interesting:

In a sign of the cost of widespread U.S. weapons smuggling into Mexico, federal law enforcement sources have confirmed that two guns, part of a series of purchases that were being monitored by authorities, were found at the scene of the firefight that killed a U.S. Border Patrol agent in southern Arizona.

Sources said U.S. authorities did not have the ability to adequately monitor the movement of the guns toward the southern border, in part because current laws and low levels of staffing.

As a result, "the next time they became aware of those weapons was when they turned up at the crime scene."

So apparently it's not true that all these assault weapons sold in the Failed State of Arizona are smuggled south so that Mexicans can use them to kill each other. Some of them stay in the FSoAZ, where they're used to kill Border Patrol agents. Burro Hall regrets the error.

1 comment:

Jacqueline A. Berrien said...

After all, it is only fair that Arizona keeps some of the mayhem caused by their lax attitude towards gun control.