Skip to comments.U.S. Consular Aide and Husband Killed in Mexico
Posted on 03/14/2010 8:31:57 PM PDT by Nachum
LA UNIÓN, Mexico Gunmen believed to be linked to drug traffickers shot a pregnant American consulate worker and her husband to death in the violence-racked border town of Ciudad Juárez over the weekend, leaving their baby wailing in the back seat of their car, the authorities said Sunday. The gunmen also killed the husband of another consular employee and wounded his two young children.
The shootings took place minutes apart and appeared to be the first deadly attacks on American officials and their families by Mexicos powerful drug organizations, provoking an angry reaction from the White House. They came during a particularly bloody weekend when nearly 50 people were killed nationwide in drug-gang violence, including attacks in Acapulco as American college students began arriving for spring break.
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Wish Teddy Roosevelt were in charge. I believe the problem would be solved pretty quickly. Oh, for a leader....
What has Obama secretly done to bring this on?
What has he changed?
And - what is your point? He doesn’t give a crap about this country except to destroy it. He is the terrorist in our Whitehouse.
Time for another Obama speech....
What did the headlines say earlier? Furious? Obama is “furious” about this ...
I guess this is why the travel alert came out of the State Dept. earlier in the day.
This is an act of war by the druggies. We should respond accordingly. Running away just doesn’t cut it.
Juarez makes Compton look like some 1950s suburban middle-class enclave.
Before these kind of killings occur to us, you can rest assured that LOTS of bribery is going on. We can have NO IDEA what consequences those had for us.
THIS WILL NOT END WELL.
Those who are kind to the cruel are soon cruel to the kind.
And now from the Black House in DC
OThuga’s first, 2nd, 3rd and 4th
responses have been:
“Oh my. What an unpleasantry. What are my poll numbers today?”
Time for the BORDER SUMMIT.....
Watch out Mexico... just you wait for our strongly-worded statement from the White House.
SUCH lovely people! They are just misunderstood terrorists.
US consulate workers killed in Mexico drug wars
[snip]Good article, btw.
According to the newspaper Diario de Juarez, gunmen chased the couples white van shortly after 2 p.m. on Saturday, shooting at the vehicle until it swerved out of control, crashing into oncoming traffic near the bridge.
Ms Enriquez, who was four months pregnant with the couples second child, was shot in the head, while her husband was shot in his neck and arm. When police officers arrived at the victims bullet-riddled Toyota van, they discovered the couples baby daughter crying disconsolately in the back seat, Diario de Juarez reported. At first the officers thought the seven-month-old girl had been wounded, but she was unharmed.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton extended her sympathy to the families of the victims and said Washington would continue to work with the Mexican government to bring drug traffickers to justice.
These appalling assaults on members of our own State Department family are, sadly, part of a growing tragedy besetting many communities in Mexico, said Mrs Clinton. Washington was committed to: work closely with the government of President Calderon to cripple the influence of trafficking organizations at work in Mexico, she said.
Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey, wait. I thought the world was going to love us now.
Eff obama and the cartels
Beer summit with the drug cartels.
“Before these kind of killings occur to us, you can rest assured that LOTS of bribery is going on. We can have NO IDEA what consequences those had for us.
THIS WILL NOT END WELL.
Those who are kind to the cruel are soon cruel to the kind.”
Ex-federal official facing immigration charges
[snip]In the past two years, there have been 400 public corruption cases involving federal, state and local law enforcement agents originating from the Southwest border region, Kevin Perkins, FBI assistant director for criminal investigations, told the Senate Homeland Security subcommittee on preparedness.
James Tomsheck, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection assistant commissioner, told the panel the drug cartels operating in Mexico are making a concerted effort to infiltrate CBP, and the agency is responding with more screening of job applicants with polygraph tests and background investigations. Corruption cases were opened last year on 576 CBP officers and Border Patrol agents.
Blobama has said it is so.
Peace Love and Understanding....
See how long the cartels can last with no illegals going out, no tourists coming in, and no money or drugs moving through the border checkpoints. I know the border is a seive, but now sounds like a good time for National Guard manuevers...
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