Skip to comments.Mexico's next government to weigh legalizing drugs
Posted on 07/18/2018 12:54:20 AM PDT by blueplum
Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given his future interior minister "carte blanche" to explore the possibility of legalizing drugs in a bid to curb violent crime, she said Tuesday.
Olga Sanchez Cordero, a former Supreme Court judge tapped to lead the interior ministry, drew applause when she made the comment at a university seminar on addressing brutal violence fueled by Mexico's drug cartels...
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“implications for the US?”
Doper Demonrats can go to Cancun and the pushers don’t have to ship “El Norte”
Then they can get get imprisoned in Mexico and their families will have to ransom them back.
Looks like a win - win to me
We can.... Encourage the “legalize everything” crowd to mass immigrate southwards, freeing up resources and jobs here.
I completely agree. Good news for us. Imagine the homeless from San Fransisco heading south and crashing the border to get cheap, legal drugs in Mexico. Would put cartels out of business and solve our homeless problem. Win-win.
Its an insanely stupid idea but liberal governments try to think of whatever the most provocative thing to decent people is and then do that. Then when it crashes and burns blame the USA, God, whitey, men, capitalism, etc.
He’s as much as admitting that he’s a Cartel puppet. Wonder when the UN is going to send him a stern letter of disapproval...ah, never mind.
The cartels will likely expand their drug business and adopt various ways to suppress any new competition. They are too large and entrenched in Mexican society to simply watch a lucrative source of wealth disappear through legalization.
Think Venezuela but instead of the one basket of eggs being crude oil, it will be drugs that supports the upper class. When that doesn’t work, they’ll start taking over other industries.
All our mechanical auto parts, oem and aftermarket, are made there. Just wait til they try to nationalize that. The auto industry will come rushing back to the US then.
Minor - the cartels have already been outgunning the Mexican government for years, and the vast majority of their profits come not from Mexico but from the American market whose drug ban has given them a monopoly there.
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