San Francisco Ex-Democratic Senator Leland Yee pleads guilty to gun running, the irony here is Yee was the most anti-gun Senator in office. Once holding an A+ from The Brady Campaign to prevent Gun Violence, Yee was arrested about a year ago by the FBI for charges of bribery, gun running , and extortion. Yee allegedly offered to broker the sale of machine guns and shoulder-fired missiles from a dealer to an undercover FBI agent posing as a member of the New Jersey mafia.  Yee was seeking profit and campaign donations for his role in brokering broker the deal.     Yee “Do I think we can make some money? I think we can make some money,” . “Do I think we can get the goods? I think we can get the goods.”

After his arrest  Yee was indicted on March 2014 for charges of accepting $62,000 in contributions though pleading not guilty and was allowed to finish his term of 2014.

About year after the allegations, Yee pleaded guilty in a courtroom after taking an oath before US District Judge, Charles R. Breyer.

The hypocrisy on this staunch anti gun politician, who made it his mission to disarm the general public, being arrested and pleading guilty to aid in arming a dangerous gang with illegal firearms just blown my mind and goes to show at what extent corruption runs through the ranks of politics.

The full story, if you are interested in the full gamet of charges,  is in the LA Times.


By Hunter Elliott

I spent much of my youth involved with firearms and felt the call early on to the United States Marine Corps, following in my father's and his brother's footsteps. Just after high school I enlisted and felt most at home on the rifle range, where I qualified expert with several firearms and spent some time as a rifle coach to my fellow Marines. After being honorably discharged I continued teaching firearm safety, rifle and pistol marksmanship, and began teaching metallic cartridge reloading. In the late 1990s I became a life member to the National Rifle Association and worked with the Friends of the NRA. Around that time my father and I became involved with IDPA and competed together up until he passed away. I began reviewing firearms for publications in the mid 2000s and have been fortunate to make many friends in the industry. Continuing to improve my firearms skills and knowledge is a never ending journey in which we should all be committed. I am also credited as weapons master on a few independent films.

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