Monthly Archives: March 2011

Using Rotenone to restore endangered fish may be endangering people

Using Rotenone to restore endangered fish may be endangering people… But you won’t find out because some folks don’t want its use in Arizona waters — or any waters — subjected to review. All that anyone is asking is, that before  dumping … Continue reading

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Bean bag rounds were used by Border Patrol before Agent Terry’s murder feds admit

The truth is beginning to come out regarding Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s murder. After first denying that the Border Patrol agents who confronted the border bandits in Peck Canyon near Rio Rico used bean bag rounds initially, now the … Continue reading

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Majority of Arizonans favor limits on who can get access to guns

One gets the impression listening to some folks in the state legislature that Arizona wants every baby born in the state (legally) to own an automatic weapon….no regulations whatsoever on gun ownership. But maybe the  impression Arizonans aren’t willing to accept … Continue reading

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ATF Orders Immediate Review of Gun-Running Operation

From the Center for Public Integrity March 4, 2011: ATF Orders Immediate Review of Gun-Running Operation Updated: 3/4/2011, 10:54 am | The head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive on Thursday night ordered an outside evaluation of … Continue reading

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ATF seeks to counterspin news reports of Gunrunner scandal

This little gem turned up in a comment from JoeS and is tracked back to ATF (we can track stuff, too): From ATF’s Washington DC Public Affairs Division to ATF field offices: Public Information Officers: Please make every effort for … Continue reading

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Nogales drug tunnelers still busy digging

US Customs and Border Protection Press release March 4, 2011: U.S. Border Patrol and Mexican Authorities Foil Tunnel Attempt TUCSON, Ariz. – During a joint tunnel sweep along the International Boundary fence in Nogales, Ariz., on March 1, Border Patrol … Continue reading

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Drug smuggling human mule train busted near Ajo

US Customs and Border Protection Press Release March 4, 2011: Border Patrol Captures Marijuana Backpackers More than half-ton of Narcotics Seized TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Ajo Station responded to a report of suspected contraband smugglers … Continue reading

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