Early in the timeline ...
In short, there is now ample proof that one of the first things the new Obama administration did upon taking office was to broadcast DISINFORMATION that they absolutely knew was false to attempt to pass new gun control laws. The story does not end there. It appears that the administration may have reacted to the exposure of their lie by trying to make it come true.
This traffic of heavy weaponry from American gun stores to Mexican drug cartels will once again feature in talks ... Obama has said — more unequivocally than any previous President — that the U.S. has a responsibility to stop American guns getting into the hands of the mobsters
Time Magazine; Mar. 25 2009
Obama's Other War; Fighting Mexico's Druglords
Border sheriffs like Wiles (who says it's no coincidence the plan was crafted in part by Napolitano, a former border governor) are particularly gratified to see Washington sending 100 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents to help intercept the deluge of assault rifles, automatic pistols and grenades moving south.
Guns from Arizona Going to Mexican Drug Cartels
Feb. 02 2011
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It's enough to make one a skeptic.