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Justice Department to Probe Big Blunders in ATF Milwaukee Sting

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com 

The Justice Department is investigating the high-profile blunders of the ATF in Milwaukee following embarrassing mistakes reported by the the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the newspaper reports.

In letters to two members of Congress, Inspector General Michael Horowitz said the sting raised “significant management issues related to the oversight and management” of the ATF, the newspaper wrote.

Journal Sentinel reports detail serious mistakes, including having their guns stolen, losing $40,000 in merchandise and allowing an armed man who had threatened to shoot someone leave the store.

AP Report Says Drug War Has Been a Failure

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By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

WASHINGTON — No question the protracted drug war America talks so often about has taken its toll on lives and on  urban, rural and suburban America. It’s also wreaked havoc along the Mexican border.

But the Associated Press has written a story saying the war after 40 years is a failure that has cost $1 trillion and hundreds of thousands of lives.

“In the grand scheme, it has not been successful,” U.S. Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske told The Associated Press. “Forty years later, the concern about drugs and drug problems is, if anything, magnified, intensified.

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