Skip to comments.Obama Issues Travel Warnings for Mexico...And, How He Protects Us Here
Posted on 02/09/2012 9:43:09 AM PST by Sasparilla
Just as college Spring Breaks are about to begin, The U.S. State Department issued a new travel warning for Mexico yesterday. Its a popular destination for underage college kids because in Mexico, if you are big enough to sit on a bar stool, then you are big enough to drink.
The latest State Department warning cautions Americans about Transnational Criminal Organizations, in Mexico. Thats "Obama-Speak" meaning drug cartels that are in a violent civil war for control of drug trafficking to America. That civil war has been creeping across our own southern border under the watch of an oblivious administration.
Sounding a lot like whats happening in Phoenix and the southern Arizona border area, the State Department warns that U.S Citizens travelling in Mexico have been victims of homicide, gun battles, kidnapping, highway robbery, and carjacking. Here in the United States, Phoenix has become our kidnapping capitol with as many as 370 drug related kidnappings yearly, and drug related gun battles and murders aren't that rare.
In the last five years, over 47,000 people have been murdered in narcotics related homicides in Mexico, and there were over 12,000 drug related murders just in the last nine months of last year. The State Department says that, Innocent persons have also been killed.
Our Government further warns, While violent incidents have occurred at all hours of the day and night on both modern toll highways and on secondary roads, they have occurred most frequently at night and on isolated roads. To reduce risk, we strongly urge you to travel between cities throughout Mexico only during daylight hours...
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Did he just give them more guns?
I wonder how much of this is the legacy of ‘Fast and Furious’ and the Obama DOJ?
There probably is more Mexicans in the US than in Mexico.
All they want is to make a living what a joke look at our schools, prisons and streets filled with Mexican gangs.
Is that the new official term for the Department of Justice and the BATF?
“Transnational” means that the cartels have command and control centers in the USA. They are operating in the USA. We have been invaded and colonized by Mexcian terrorists.
My sister and her husband just built another home in Mexico. It’s a 6,500 sq. ft. place in Baja. They say it is much safer there because the whole land mass ends in a dead end. No drug traffic to speak of.
I’m on my way to Cabo for my annual fishing trip in about 10 days. I have never encountered a problem down there and I feel safer down there walking the streets of Cabo than I do walking the streets of San Francisco anyday or night.
I’m going to Mexico in 2-1/2 weeks. Can’t wait. I guarantee if that communist Obrador had been elected president, our left-wing media would be describing Mexico as a paradise. Take a moment and look at the murder rate in Mexico vs. the murder rate in Venezuela. Why is the media silent about that? Why is the murder rate higher in Washington, DC than it is in Mexico City?
My brother flies for Alaska Airlines, primarily the Cabo route. They call him “Cabo Joe*”.
*Not his real name. ;)
He’s one of the few non-homosexual male flight attendants.
Reason is simple; the whole mess in Mexico has been funded by the U.S. gov’t and of course we know they’ve provided the gangs with weapons. Reason? to cut Mexico off as a shopping destination for U.S. residents. Used to be that there was brisk trade between the countries at the border towns with U.S. Americans crossing over for everything from cheap fuel, cheap drugs, cheap medical, dental and eyecare. A prescription pill that costs $75.00 a copy in the U.S. might cost only $1.00 in Mexico. So.....the wiley shits in D.C. decided to close the border to U.S. residents the only way they could; turn the border into a war zone. Another reason? Mexico had become too attractive as a retirement location and those same wiley shits in D.C. became overly concerned that millions of Baby Boomers would leave the U.S. with their money and retire in Mexico where the living is cheap and easy. Bottom line: we’re trapped here with the damned Democrats, their Obamacare, their Urban gangs, etc.
I go bass fishing twice a year in Mexico which requires me to fly into Mazatlan or Culiacan and then travel by van for 1.5 hours to the lake. I have to admit some apprehension especially as the van is stopped by heavily armed what-I-assume-to-be Mexican soldiers at floating checkpoints for identity checks on the driver(never the passengers). These have increased substantially from my first trip about 10 years ago.
And yes, the fishing and the service at the lodge is worth
Very interesting even though it sounds a little paranoid. But it also sounds true. Then again, I’m a little paranoid. See you in Mexico.
That's not saying much.
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