Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Justice Long Delayed: Sentencing in Brian Terry’s Murder

 

On December 14, 2010, Brian Terry was murdered. Barack Obama and his willing accomplice Attorney General Eric Holder put the gun in the killer’s hand. They did so for the real purpose of subverting the Second Amendment, creating such ugly facts on the ground in Mexico that they could jam through federal gun bans. The facts on the ground ended up boomeranging in the Arizona desert, and the cover-up was on. Wednesday, 8 January 2020, in a courtroom in Arizona, the sixth man was sentenced in the murder of Brian Terry. The Arizona Republic has the story:

U.S. District Court Judge David Bury sentenced Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes to life in prison. U.S. prosecutors accused him of being part of a five-men “rip crew” that robbed smugglers once they crossed the Arizona-Mexico border.

Osorio-Arellanes and his rip crew encountered several Border Patrol agents the night of Dec. 14, 2010, leading to the gunfight that resulted in Terry’s death after a bullet severed his spine and heart.

Osorio-Arellanes fled back to Mexico, where he remained in hiding until April 2017, when Mexican navy soldiers arrested him near the Sinaloa and Chihuahua state border. In August 2017, Mexican officials extradited him to the U.S.

Why life and not the federal death penalty? Because we allow Mexico to dictate their false piety, their cynically fake concern for life. No extradition unless we first agree to put the murderer up for the rest of his life at our expense. This is why it also took almost a year from the guilty verdict to the sentencing. Incidentally, this is why the Mexican government has held the last man known to be involved on their side of the border until they knew that we had not torn up the deal and given real justice to Brian Terry and his family.

Mind you, not one stinking lawyer from the Department of “Justice” lost their pension, their career, let alone their freedom. A few ATF heads rolled as “Fast and Furious” expedient sacrifices. These agents really only were punished as cover for Obama and his consigliere Holder taking revenge on the constitutionally faithful ATF agent who dared blow the whistle on their scheme, firing the whistleblower in a Denny’s parking lot

Attorney General Barr needs a fire hose. No, he needs the Colorado River to clean out this cesspool. President Trump should have Brian Terry’s surviving family members to the White House and completely meltdown on the Mexican government and the corrupt American “justice” system that caused Brian Terry’s death. He should do so with AG Barr present, preparatory to the larger call for fundamental reforms after DAG Durham’s indictments.

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There are 8 comments.

  1. RightAngles Member

    I’d say the real trigger men are pictured on the right above.

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    • January 8, 2020, at 10:24 PM PST
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  2. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    RightAngles (View Comment):

    I’d say the real trigger men are picture n the right above.

    Yup. Note the fellow in the background.

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    • January 8, 2020, at 10:32 PM PST
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  3. Steven Seward Member

    Clifford A. Brown:Why life and not the federal death penalty? Because we allow Mexico to dictate their false piety, their cynically fake concern for life. No extradition unless we first agree to put the murderer up for the rest of his life at our expense.

    Brilliant way of putting it!

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    • January 9, 2020, at 2:50 AM PST
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  4. Rodin Member

    Once he is in prison he might commit suicide like Jeffrey Epstein, right? (Just kidding.)

    “Pure” justice is unattainable in our lifetimes. Equal justice should be, but isn’t. And if we let things get too out of whack you get Judge Dredd: “a ‘street judge’, empowered to summarily arrest, convict, sentence, and execute criminals.”

    Of course there is no justice for the Terry family and other families of murder victims who do not get a future they otherwise would have had. And (in what is a tragic irony) too many families get “life sentences” themselves in having to appear at parole hearings year after year to try and keep their loved one’s killer(s) in prison. Talk about injustice?!

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    • January 9, 2020, at 7:28 AM PST
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  5. Doug Watt Member

    The exact number of weapons that “walked” across the border into Mexico is subject to some debate. Some say 2,000, others say it’s closer to 3,000.

    By June 2010, suspects had purchased 1,608 firearms at a cost of over US $1 million at Phoenix-area gun shops. At that time, the ATF was also aware of 179 of those weapons being found at crime scenes in Mexico, and 130 in the United States. As guns traced to Fast and Furious began turning up at violent crime scenes in Mexico, ATF agents stationed there also voiced opposition.

    Altogether, about 2,000 firearms were bought by straw purchasers during Fast and Furious. These included AK-47 variants, Barrett .50 caliber sniper rifles, .38 caliber revolvers, and FN Five-sevens. As of October 20, 2011, 389 had been recovered in the US and 276 had been recovered in Mexico. The rest remained on the streets, unaccounted for. As of February 2012, the total number of recovered firearms was 710. Most of the guns went to the Sinaloa Cartel, while others made their way to El Teo and La Familia.

     

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    • January 9, 2020, at 8:04 AM PST
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  6. Old Bathos Member

    It is my understanding that all documents regarding the actual intent behind the Fast and Furious fiasco along with Obama’s college transcripts, the Khalidi tape and the Ark of the Covenant are in a secret mountain cave hideout whose location is known only to Lois Lerner.

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    • January 9, 2020, at 9:46 AM PST
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  7. E. Kent Golding Member

    Fast and Furious was a high crime and misdemeanor intended to end my constitutional rights. Both Obama and Holder should have been impeached. No scandals my….

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    • January 10, 2020, at 5:01 PM PST
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  8. E. Kent Golding Member

    Rodin (View Comment):

    Once he is in prison he might commit suicide like Jeffrey Epstein, right? (Just kidding.)

    “Pure” justice is unattainable in our lifetimes. Equal justice should be, but isn’t. And if we let things get too out of whack you get Judge Dredd: “a ‘street judge’, empowered to summarily arrest, convict, sentence, and execute criminals.”

    Of course there is no justice for the Terry family and other families of murder victims who do not get a future they otherwise would have had. And (in what is a tragic irony) too many families get “life sentences” themselves in having to appear at parole hearings year after year to try and keep their loved one’s killer(s) in prison. Talk about injustice?!

    God is vengeful and efficient with the unrepentant.

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    • January 10, 2020, at 5:02 PM PST
    • 2 likes