This is what I basically said a couple of posts back. The DOJ is hassling Gibson because the finishing work on the fretboard wood is not done in India. Our government is trying to protect Indian jobs. Leveling the playing field. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/09/02/gibson-feds-want-guitar-woodwork-done-by-foreign-labor/?test=latestnews.
Apparently, Gibson Guitars has been known to make contributions to the Republican party. Makes alot more sense now, doesn't it?
Obviously, Chicago thuggery politics is alive and well and flourishing in Washington. God help us.