Skip to comments.The Underreported Drug War
Posted on 12/07/2011 10:45:43 AM PST by AtlasStalled
The savage violence among cartel rivals in Mexico and Central American countries for control over drug smuggling routes into the United States to supply degenerate addicts and party people is among the top ten underreported stories in 2011 as reported by Nate Rawlings for Time.
Of course, maybe the story is widely ignored because the media has swallowed the lies from the Obama administration that there is no evidence of any spillover violence into the United States, and as long as it's only people in other countries getting killed the self-absorbed hacks who otherwise call themselves journalists -- some of whom are probably cartel customers -- are content to ignore the carnage.
Ironically, more than 200 people on both sides of the border, including U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, have been murdered by guns supplied to the Mexican drug cartels by the United States government pursuant to the Fast and Furious operation.
Meanwhile, on Monday morning "the police chief of Saltillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, and his 11-year-old son were killed by gunmen while driving" in an apparent ambush by a drug cartel as reported by Fox News Latino. Although the weapons used to kill the chief and his boy were assault rifles no word yet on whether they were among the 2,000 weapons supplied by Team Obama.
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Maybe reporting on this in full would be bad for cartel business, which has huge money interests on both sides of the border.
I have noticed that journalists go to war zones all over the world, but they won’t set foot in Tijuana or any part of Mexico. I used to look at some web sites where Mexican people anonymously posted some of the most gruesome pictures I have ever seen. Those anonymous sources are no longer posting the pictures. Several decapitated disembowled corpses have been hanged from highway overpasses with signs stating that the victims posted on the internet. Who knows if they posted pictures on the internet or not. The postings have stopped. We don’t know how bad things are down there.
OK, nobody likes degenerate addicts - but what's wrong with "party people"? This sort of Talibanery gave us the disastrous policy of alcohol Prohibition; we wisely ended that policy and should likewise end the drug prohibition.
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