Skip to comments.'Please spare my little girl': How Mexico's fearless female mayor sacrificed herself...
Posted on 11/27/2012 3:04:15 PM PST by Beave Meister
The woman mayor who was kidnapped and murdered by a Mexican drug gang pleaded with her attackers for her young daughters life, it emerged today.
Maria Santos Gorrostieta, who had already survived two assassination attempts, was driving the child to school at around 8.30am when she was ambushed by a car in the city of Morelia.
The 36-year-old was hauled from her vehicle and physically assaulted as horrified witnesses watched, according to newspaper El Universal. They described how she begged for her child to be left alone and then appeared to get into her abductors car willingly.
The little girl was left wailing as her mother was driven away on Monday November 12.
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Hey, Time Magazine, here’s a real “Woman of the Year” candidate: Maria Santos Gorrostieta.
This story is horrible. She’s another Time person of the year candidate. Screw Fluck.
Another reason we need a real border
Voldemortos can come and go as he pleases
Bravery of ONE Mexican woman mayor >> all of our Congress
We have far more national security interest in Mexico than over there in Afghanistan.
Right now our troops must make sure not to damage the opium poppy crop. We need to hit this.
Average Mexicans are terrified of the cartel wars. If we did with the slightest PR effort, we should be able do it without making them freak out that we are taking over. It could easily be cast as a rescue mission for them and as security for both of us.
Is it any wonder that nobody reads Time magazine anymore?
But after decades of using force to combat the gangs, it is U.S. lawmakers who are the criminals' biggest problem.
Legalisation of marijuana, as recently voted for by Colorado and Washington states, may wipe billions of dollars from the cartels annual profits.
And it has left politicians in Mexico with a tough question: How can they continue to justify spending money and lives fighting drug distribution to America when it will be legal in some states from next month?
Mexico presidential advisor Luis Videgaray said in a radio interview last week: 'Obviously, we cant handle a product that is illegal in Mexico, trying to stop its transfer to the United States, when in the United States, at least in part of the United States, it now has a different status.'
I hate to say it, but maybe it is time to legalize drugs. Let the idiots abuse themselves. Too many innocent people are dying in the drug cartel violence.
She stood up to the drug world, but the drug world will hijack this thread.
That’s the only way out, I think.
Have the big pharmaceutical companies produce legal drugs, and minimize the risk of them being instantly or strongly addictive.
It won’t stop the cartels from producing the instant and strongly addictive drugs, like crack or meth, but hopefully it will cut their income severely that Mexico can win its drug war.
Meanwhile our administration and our politicians want amnesty for the illegals and want our country to look like Mexico.
They care only for their own power and jobs.
NO...it will NOT end with legalization...certain segments will still be UNDERGROUND...and there will be OTHER drugs...the only way to control this is to shoot within 1 MONTH of capture and CONVICTION drug pushers. Otherwise, we will have THIS (war) in OUR streets (more than it already is.)
Let me say this, I honestly don’t like drugs and have no understanding as to why people would volunteer to become drug dependent.
Having said that, many people who are in prison are there over a minor drug conviction, a couple of ounces of pot.
If regulation worked for booze, because there are no massive battles with rum runners anymore, the principle should work for drugs as well. Allow the pharmaceuticals to produce safe drugs that people can consume safely and minimal addictiveness and end the war on drugs.
It’s either that or we will end with a police state.
Legalization is not the answer.
This is a good post regarding that from StevenCrowder:
It will never be so as it would put: Judges, lawyers, policemen/women out of work and POLITICIANs out less of their "income", and of course the insurance companies would have to lower our homeowners premiums.
So it is not likely to be legalized. Status Quo equals population control.