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Vigilante ranchers, fruit growers kick out brutal drug cartel in western Mexican state
| November 08, 2013/
Posted on 11/09/2013 12:52:17 PM PST by BenLurkin
TEPALCATEPEC, Mexico For lime grower Hipolito Mora, it was time to organize and pick up arms when a packing company controlled by a brutal drug cartel refused to buy his fruit. For Bishop Miguel Patino Velazquez, it was seeing civilians forced to fight back with their own guns that made him speak out. For Leticia, a lime picker too afraid of retribution to give her last name, it was the day she saw a taxi driver kidnapped in front of his two young children that convinced her to join those taking the law into their own hands.
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KEYWORDS: banglist; mexico; militias; wod; wosd
posted on 11/09/2013 12:52:17 PM PST
doing the job americans wont
It’s what you have to do when your president, congress, military and spy services have no desire to help the common taxpayer.
Good thing that would never happen here, eh?
posted on 11/09/2013 1:01:46 PM PST
by null and void
(I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
Its what you have to do
ITS WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO
Looks like Fox said “We don’t need no stinking comments to this”
posted on 11/09/2013 1:08:53 PM PST
(Keep doing what you always do and you'll eventually get what you deserve)
We can learn quite a bit from these Mexican ranghers and growers.
posted on 11/09/2013 1:15:31 PM PST
(You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
For lime grower Hipolito Mora, it was time to organize and pick up arms when a packing company controlled by a brutal drug cartel refused to buy his fruit
Pick up arms?? Guns are BAD - remember AP? Why don't those poor Mexican citizens just trust their government to protect them???? /s
posted on 11/09/2013 1:47:24 PM PST
If Mexico wants to end the violence it needs to arm its citizens.
posted on 11/09/2013 2:22:12 PM PST
by Ben Mugged
(The number one enemy of liberalism is reality.)
To: Ben Mugged
The same might be said about America.
Where citizens are armed crime is lower.
posted on 11/09/2013 2:37:03 PM PST
(Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
Yes, you are quite correct. For students of history of the west, vigilantes arose when the law failed to act or when the law became corrupt and colluded with corruption against the average citizen. The range wars in early Wyoming history was a case study of such corruption.
Honest law enforcement sometimes fought against corrupt law enforcement for control of the territory. I remember the story of Nate Champion at my grandfather's knee. His father had actually participated on the side of honest law enforcement and ran with the vigilantes before that.
That experience is why I believe that Wyoming still has one of the best run states in the union. When I was a little boy, there were still a lot of people alive who were only one generation removed from that experience and it was as fresh in their minds then as World War II is to people today.
posted on 11/09/2013 3:56:59 PM PST
(Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
This is something U.S. ranchers along the border should consider!
What's this business of "taking the law into your own hands?" Where does the government get its authority? From the people. When the government fails to do its job, the people have the right to take that job back. Ultimately law comes from the people, not from the government. The government is our agent, not our master. At least, that's the way it's supposed to be.
posted on 11/09/2013 5:54:21 PM PST
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