posted on Aug, 15 2014 @ 12:23 PM
The cartels are working on billion dollar budgets that make most national militaries look underfunded and gimped.
I've always found it funny to the point of ridiculous when people suggest they arm themselves by the crap out of American gun stores. The wanna be
garbage produced to "look like" automatic weapons, when the metal quality, parts and configuration are all different in the most fundamental ways.
The cartels don't have to go to Bubba's Gun Grab to by a fancy pants AR-15. They can call Colt Arms and say...through an intermediary.."Our nation
would like 10,000 M-16 A2 Rifles, please. Price? Oh..we'll have payment sent later today. Thanks!". Next thing? A shipment of M-16's is off to
Brazil or Honduras or Guatemala...but it won't see those places for more than a few hours, as it's transhipped right back out to the original
customers in the Cartel armories.
Same thing for everything else they do. When they work with they budget of a Government ...it's silly beyond measure to act surprised when they
actually come to have penny ante hand grenades. For those people? Cases of grenades probably get thrown in swag bags as a bonus to their more serious