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Mexico government says security policy failing
Associated Press ^
| Dec 17, 2012 10:26 PM EST
| E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN
Posted on 12/18/2012 10:46:38 AM PST by Olog-hai
A top minister in Mexicos new government harshly criticized the U.S.-backed attack on drug cartel leaders for causing violence to surge, while officials offered some limited details on a planned shift in security strategy.
Interior Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong opened a meeting Monday of the National Security Council, saying that under the strategy of former President Felipe Calderon, who left office Dec. 1, financial resources dedicated to security have more than doubled, but unfortunately, crime has increased.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Mexico; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: drugcartels; usmexicodrugcartels
posted on 12/18/2012 10:46:41 AM PST
Here is the translation: My check was less than half last month. I have my own mordita to pay, so let's get these American cops out of here!
posted on 12/18/2012 11:05:54 AM PST
(Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
Let me know when it's safe to visit Ixtapa again, Miguel.
posted on 12/18/2012 11:07:12 AM PST
by Eric in the Ozarks
(In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
Thank goodness there is no 2nd amendment in Mexico!
Imagine how much violence there would be then!
/Sí, esto es sarcasmo
posted on 12/18/2012 11:10:04 AM PST
Lock down the border, militarize the southern border, and cut off mexico from access to the US. That won’t happen though, too much money and drugs and illegal slave labor coming up here to let that happen. The feds won’t help, they’re part of the scam, so it comes down to the citizens to do something about it. And if the feds actually have the nerve to obstruct the states who actually enforce the federal laws the feds refuse to enforce, well they have sided with the enemy, and should be dealt with accordingly.
posted on 12/18/2012 11:31:09 AM PST
(We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
posted on 12/18/2012 12:55:48 PM PST
(We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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