Skip to comments.A chilling message from the cartels
Posted on 05/23/2014 4:12:26 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan
A chilling message from the cartels: Billboards with hanging mannequins warning cops to choose 'silver over lead' appear in Texas
Two frightening incidents of vandalism in El Paso near the Mexican border in Texas have been interpreted as warnings from drug cartels. In both instances, a mannequin wearing a suit and tie was tied to a billboard with a noose and messages were scrawled over the placards. Local station KHOU reports that one of the signs reads 'Plata o Plombo' which translates to 'silver or lead', a threat used commonly against police officers effectively warning that if they do not accept the cartel's bribes then they will be shot.
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I’d leave it up there and just put a sombrero on its head.
You have got to be kidding me! This is a declaration of war against us!
Hmm...”vamoose or noose”. Don’t mess with Texas.
Governor Perry better be doing something about this. This is nothing short of a hostile invasion. It’s time to declare a state of emergency and send the Texas National Guard to El Paso.
I hope he sees this as a defining moment in his career, because it is. There is no room for politics here.
Indeed, it is.
You’re right. The TX Governor is the weakest in the country.
When I drive I-10, I don’t even stop for gas around El Paso.
Oh for it to be the 1950’s again. These murdering bastards would be hunted down like the dogs that they are.
Reported by the United Kingdom. Is the US media covering this?
Are we sure that it was Pancho Villa and Santa Ana, or a couple of college kids pranking . . .
Can’t, the post office and T.S.A. bought it all up.
ARTICLE 4. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTBy my definition, this counts as repelling an invasion. It's a threat of deadly force against Texas Law Enforcement. It cannot be allowed to go unanswered - and by unanswered I mean the absence of a full-out assault.
Sec. 7. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF MILITARY FORCES; CALLING FORTH MILITIA.
He shall be Commander-in-Chief of the military forces of the State, except when they are called into actual service of the United States. He shall have power to call forth the militia to execute the laws of the State, to suppress insurrections, and to repel invasions.
I am boiling angry right now.
We live in Texas and I guess if I get into an argument with a Hispanic person and it gets bad..well, if I win guess I will just pick up my brass and walk away as fast as I can. The more tats they have the sooner I suspect I will shoot. No need for the law to get involved because some of them just might take that sign to heart and drop my name and address to the wrong people. Guess it is a version of shoot, shovel, and shut up.
The Feds will sure as hell say I violated his rights.
Take care all, times are getting INTERESTING.
Good point, I am jumping the gun.
Yes, we're sure.
'This symbol has historically been used by Mexican drug cartels to threaten or intimidate Mexican citizens, business owners and government officials; however, we have never experienced this in El Paso,' local police said in a press release about the vandalism.
Just think: your money armed these guys. :)
You know complaining about this is racist.
I doubt that he will over a billboard, though.
El Paso - the city that some dingbat congressman from Florida, a few days ago claimed that due to its high government employment was one of the safest cities on the border, and thus proof that “communism works”.
I try not to even go through El Paso. I take the northern route when possible.
Yup, Cowboys & Druglords. Not going to work so well for the Gun Control Thugs.
The White House announced that Obama just found out about this and he's angrier than you are. He won't rest until he gets to the bottom of this, once he finishes the back nine.
Pretty soon it will "Silver or lead" for all of us. Many of our politicians and judges are already there.
This isn’t going to work out well for the Mexicans.
Move along! Ukraine is more important.../s
Why if any one could buy anything they wanted at the drug store like we used to, where would the criminals threatening police to take bribes or die get their money and power?
Prohibition works. For a police state and criminal cartels.
I hope he doesn’t see it as just a billboard. Local law enforcement is taking it very seriously. We need to apply enough pressure that Perry does also.
If that doesn’t work, time to head down there en masse.
As you say, it will be up to ordinary Texans to confront this. The politicians will be late to the party.
One of the sad things is that the border crossings along the Rio Grande are just
one of the entry methods. Don’t forget the Gulf and air corridors so Texas is the
major point of entry, thus the threats.
corrupt mafia govt passing out favors and tax money to friends...
protecting heroin routes in the Middle east at the loss of hundreds of our soldiers and injuries to thousands...
and for what?....so we're helping one cartel over another....
I don't use drugs and neither does my "circle" of acquaintances....
should I care if they kill each other off?.....
its a new world, and new America....
we had peace and prosperity in this country up until lately and now there is not one reason to be hopeful, except for God...
Interesting? More like deadly.
Eff those thieving, raping, murdering, b@st@rds. I’ve had enough.
When is the militia headed to El Paso? I’m in.
The Army is already there, and I’m pretty sure the NG is already there as well.. Maybe I’m confusing it with the Reserves post.. Too bad nothing will be done.
My husband and I recently moved from El Paso (thanks Army), and it was a scary place. I felt unsafe usually, and couldn’t find a job unless I was bilingual. Ho hum. On an unrelated note, we’re in Alabama now and I love being in a solid red area for once.
Someone posted that in the comment section at the link and the moderators flagged it for deletion:
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But yesterday Democratic Representative Joe Garcia was reported as saying El Paso is the safest city in the USA. Weird.
When I was transporting autos it was very common along I-10 to see a vehicle pulled over,
the occupant(s) out and the DPS officer doing a complete vehicle inspection to include
unloading all that was in the vehicle. I-10 is a major land corridor into the US.
And the cartels’ main man Eric Holder is tickled at the thought of more Americans being slaughtered,
El Paso has been ranking in the top since back in the 90s. Here is a link but we can’t post from it.
They’re too busy kissing Zero’s butt to report real news.
Zero just needs to invite them to the White Hut for a beer summit.
A poke in the eye to Obama’s limp dick Federal Gov’t.
Should be interesting to see how this plays out, if at all. Of course, unless there’s five or six blood baths, the US MSM won’t cover it because to do so would be “racist”.
Thank God for the Brit media.
Yep, it is and I-35 is a major drug corridor that heads straight North to Canada.
I’m sure 0bama is supplying them with artillary just as he does others.