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  • Fast, furious and way off the mark

    Fast, furious and way off the mark
    The gun-running operation called Fast and Furious went bad when federal agents decided to let low-level traffickers go in hopes of catching bigger fish in the Mexican drug cartels. A similar mistake seems to have plagued the congressional investigation...
  • Baltimore crime-fighter resigns over Fast and Furious case

    Baltimore crime-fighter resigns over Fast and Furious case
    At a community meeting for paroled felons in the East Baltimore, the mother of Bloods gang leader Kevin Gary faced down federal prosecutor Jason Weinstein. She told him to stop harrassing her son, whom she described as "a champion for the downtrodden,"...
  • The Never-Ending, Totally Unwinnable Debate About Guns

    The Never-Ending, Totally Unwinnable Debate About Guns
    I write this column basically every two years. The only difference is that this time, I had perhaps my silliest RedEye column ever (that’s saying something) slated for the issue where the cover memorialized the twelve peopled killed (not to mention...
  • Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection

    Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection
    Veteran Virginia Republican Rep. Frank Wolf’s rejection of the Justice Department’s latest bid to purchase the unused Thomson prison in western Illinois has drawn the ire of two leading Illinois Democratswho accused the congressman of...
  • Biden, Holder gave support to La Raza

    On July 6, television news reported that Atty. Gen. Eric Holder was guest speaker for the National Council of La Raza. For many Americans who do not know, La Raza is one of the largest lobbyists in Washington and, far more importantly, is committed...
  • Gun lobby fires up Obama fear

     Gun lobby fires up Obama fear
    As with other mass shootings, Friday's killings at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., trigger a familiar chain of reactions: horror, remorse, rage and a call for new restrictions on guns. And in the recent past, at least, that call for action has been...
  • Adam May will have prime-time role at Al Jazeera America

    Adam May will have prime-time role at Al Jazeera America
    Former WJZ reporter/anchor Adam May will have a prime-time role on Al Jazeera America, the channel announced Monday. May, whose move to Al Jazeera was first reported here May 20, will be one of six correspondents on a national magazine show, "America...
  • Focus on deranged, not their guns

    Focus on deranged, not their guns
    Maryland's political MOB (Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Gov. Martin O'Malley and House Speaker Michael E. Busch) are now pushing for more gun control laws on law abiding citizens with the Firearm Safety Act of 2013. Maryland today already has...
  • 2/21/2013-Get Serious About Gun Control

    2/21/2013-Get Serious About Gun Control
    Here's an update on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. There isn't one. Well, there is one, but Congress has stripped it of a leader, cut down on the number of agents and choked its budget to the point where it's almost impossible to do its job....
  • Obama's new choice for ATF

    Obama's new choice for ATF
    President Barack Obama's recent announcement of a broad gun violence agenda included an interesting nugget of news: He has given up on his nomination of Andrew Traver to head the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Traver, who...
  • The real gun control question: Fast and Furious

    How low will President Barack Obama go, using children and parents of murdered children from Sandy Hook as props to give a speech about gun control ("Obama pledges fight for gun laws," Jan. 17)? Why has he protected the people that work for him from the...