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Ben Swan Reality Check: Operation Fast and Furious Was Really About U.S. Supporting a Drug Cartel?

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Will the United States

of Chicago still fight for the installation of the North America Union? (subsidiary of the UN)

Ben Swan

American hero.

"I ain't the dying type."

Reader, writer, soldier.

At first I thought Ben was putting on weight

Then i realized he must now be wearing body armor after covering topics like this

Blessed are the peacemakers

Exactly why Ron Paul

says the war on drugs is a waste of time, money and resources. We allow Mexican drug lords to bring in massisve ammounts of drugs to the us in excange for intel? Then... we spend thousands dollars and hours setting up drug stings in the US only to tie up the legal system and prisions with people who were on the receiving end of the "ALLOWED DRUG ENTRY BY OUR GOVERNMENT" Oh... now that the drugs came into the US with the governments blessing we had better cover up our tracks and arrest the people who go it... Shhhhhh don't tell anyone we are setting them up..... The American people are too stupid to know any better so it really doesn't matter....GEEESH seems like the coconut game to me.

Finally pissed off enough to spread the word of Dr. Paul
Here's song I wrote for a close friend and wounded Iraq war veteran:

Eye-opening reporting...

...I'm really impressed by how well he presents complicated issues and gets down to the facts in an understandable way.

Cuimhnigh orm, a Dhia, le haghaidh maith.

Ben's earlier work in TX, reporting on Mexican Cartel Violence

and local custom armored car biz in San Antonio called Texas Armoring Corporation who's seen a boom in their biz due to rise in number of Mex. Cartel related kidnappings vs. American businessmen who regularly traverse back and forth between the border, and overall violence in the region, in general.

I believe Ben's a native Texan. So, I'm sure this Reality Check segment on the Mex. Cartel probably reflects much perspective gained while covering the topic from his days in Texas; probably 'hits home' much closer:

KTSM9: Clear and Present Danger - Armored Cars, Trucks, and SUVs for Mexico

Uploaded by armoredvehicles on Mar 20, 2009

Clear and Present Danger
Ben Swann / KTSM9

It was January of this year when a manager for the Lear plant in Juarez was rescued by Mexican soldiers. The man, who's name was never released had been kidnapped while driving to work 5 days before. Kidnappers had asked for 2 Million dollars in ransom.

Around the same time, also in January, another executive working for a plant in Juarez comes under attack. This time, a woman working for the American company Delphi. Armed men reportedly attempted to carjack her.

Delphi executives were tight-lipped about the incident, only saying that the woman, who was also not identified, managed to speed off and make it to the plant safely.

"Right now, you don't know who's who up there and you don't know who's next." says Private Investigator Jay J. Armes.

Armes has made a living out of rescuing kidnap victims. In all his years, however, he's never seen a time like this. Especially for American executives who have to work in Juarez.

In fact, Armes says he recently warned a high ranking maquila executive. Armes says after the kidnapping of one of their executives, Lear made the decision to have all their executives work from El Paso.
Other maquilas still have their executives traveling back and forth to Juarez. That's where Armes comes in.

"We have to have a special escort for the executives to see that they get to their post or plant safely and about the time that they have to go back to the U.S., they call us and we have them escorted back to the U.S." says Armes

"A lot of these businessmen that I talk to are concerned about protecting their wives and their children." says Jason Forston, an Executive Vice President with Texas Armoring Corporation.

That concern has meant a booming business for Texas Armoring Corporation. The company in which is based in San Antonio, specializes in creating armored vehicles.

But, we're not just talking about bullet proof glass and armored doors.

"We have a road tack dispensing system so that if someone is chasing you, you flip a switch in your center console and the tacks drop out and you puncture their tires." says Forston.

Not to mention, smokescreens, electric doorhandles, and fortified crash bumpers. The company has had a 100% increase in business from Mexico.

In fact, one of the clients who drives his vehicle in Juarez, we're told, escaped an attempted carjacking just days ago.

"They came up and they tried to shoot the glass, they tried to smash it and he just stepped on the gas, got away and he was completely safe." says Forston.

For more information on Texas Armoring Corporation, visit http://www.texasarmoring.com or call us at 210.333.0211.

Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Do not let Judge Rolls death be in vain


"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Mark Twain

Message to Aaron Sorkin

You want a show like "The Newsroom" to cover a true journalist who presents the news with integrity and honesty? Look no further than modeling your precious Will McAvoy on Ben Swann, rather than presenting him as essentially a Left-wing version of Bill O'Reilly. Too bad Sorkin and Jeff Daniels are too busy being arrogant and holier-than-thou to realize that the very same people they are defending are just as complicit and guilty as the people they attack.

All this partisan bickering is just a way to continue keeping Americans from discovering the truth, which is that both parties thrive off of their secret collaboration and obedience to entities such as the Military Industrial Complex, AIPAC, and special interests in banking, medicine, etc.

It is an abosolute travesty that this isn't all over the MSM every hour of every day, the implications of these allegations are monumental and all we hear instead is bickering over tax returns and which country we should invade next. It depresses me...


The left-right political spectrum has become like flypaper for the masses in this country.

We need a new spectrum that has free markets and liberty on one end and government intervention and authoritarianism on the other. . .

“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” —Thomas Jefferson

ben swann


and I KNEW IT , I knew it was true!!!

if they cant finally nail holder and obama with this , then we are certainly doomed

"He's this eccentric Ghandi-Like figure that you cant touch with the normal bribes that people respond to."
the man Doug Wead on DR. RON PAUL

alright, because he covers

alright, because he covers nearly every topic we have on here, it's likely that Ben Swann is a member of the Daily Paul.

Ben, reveal yourself!

I was

I was lost and scared after Rand jumped ship from the liberty movement and endorsed the establishment.

"Who's going to take over the rEVOLution for Dr Paul?"

Swan for president 2016*!!!!!

*if we make it until then

im still going to give rand

im still going to give rand paul a chance

We need to get an early start on 2016: Support Rand PAC 2016



me too!

Media count.

Ron Paul ... forever.

Good job, Ben. Keep on

Good job, Ben. Keep on keepin' on.

I was shocked how forward he

I was shocked how forward he was about the whole Al-CIAda story, and now this!?

Ben is a modern American Hero.

- Grow Mushrooms at Home

How does Ben get away w this?

GOD BLESS HIM!!! That station has got to be privately owned....and his local viewers the most informed in the nation. I hope they appreciate their access to real reporting.

It is owned by a company that

It is owned by a company that owns many other stations, Raycom Media.


And among their corporate officers are several folks who have worked for and with large networks for many years.


I doubt they will let this go on forever, but I sure hope they don't flip the switch like they did to the judge. Lord knows it won't be because of the ratings.

- Grow Mushrooms at Home

This needs to go

This needs to go VIRAL.....every Senator and Congressman who knew about this operation beforehand needs to be tried for TREASON.....ASAP!


it is good to see the big picture:

the whole of the War On Drugs that was made in Nixon times and went on since is TREASON to the PEOPLE of Americas.

It is the central EVIL to be dealt with and all wise leaders in this Hemisphere had called for the end of it ALL. Including Jimmy Carter and many current Presidents of Central American countries. Ron Paul is not the only one.

Ron Paul ... forever.

I don't think they should be

I don't think they should be charged with treason, but with conspiracy to commit 50,000 murders and smuggling tons of drugs into the US, just for starters. They should also be charged with any other crime that was committed in conjunction with this. They should also all be charged with disorderly conduct :)

and the inquiry should begin

...with the Nixon era. And end with what DEA currently does in Honduras, which includes killing innocent indigenous civilians (two pregnant women in Miskitia this May - link in the link below).

Check the comments and links in my earlier DP post:


Ron Paul ... forever.

Fantastico, Ben!

Fantastico, Ben!

"Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy....aerial joy is freedom."--Gaston Bachelard--

Top YT Comment: Ben is in Beast Mode!

I'm gonna say that Ben is definitely someone the liberty movement can trust. Paul/Swann 2012?

Now Don't be Fickle

Ben is good but we still want Paul/Napolitano don't we?


I want Napolitano on the SUPREME COURT!

I want Napolitano on the SUPREME COURT!

= = = =
"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."

That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.

Ben can be White House Press Secretary


oh yes!


Ron Paul ... forever.

another bump for Ben


Oh My F'ng x Nth Power God!!!

Ben's on a roll, and is definitely on 'their' radar now.

Holy crikey!

Our boy needs protection! STAT!!!


Ben should simply use up his vacation time at ESI, THE private security detail school, qualify to be a bodyguard with full-auto/select-fire machinegun/SMG rating, as to 'lawfully' render 1986 FOPA obsolete, so he can carry this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnKd6iXHTQg

or this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zn3KCSm3ui4

.300 AAC Blackout is what the 6.8SPC should've been, but isn't; it's becoming the fastest, non-govt/military/NATO newly adopted carbine cartridge in history!

all it takes is swapping out the barrel, nothing else! The same AR 5.56 mag and the bolt/bolt-carrier; what's not to love?

or, if you're a DiY-er, you can simply order rather affordable-ish brass, or trim/'neck-down' your own brass!

or like all other AR's, simply get a new upper.

Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul