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Their politicians are no better and neither are some of ours.
If either them or OUR bunch of crooks in the various alphabet soup agencies wanted the problem solved, it would have been solved a long time ago. Instead both sides have enflamed it and make it worse because it generates money, and a lot of it.
originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: Pseudosyntax
Anyone would think that you have not accepted that the drug war only has one origin, that is the United States of America, and that the only things that can be done to combat the epidemic of drug use amongst citizens there, revolve around the cessation of prohibition and the leashing of the intelligence agencies, so that they can no longer operate control over various narco-terror related organisations south of the US/Mexico border.
You have every right to be of a different opinion, but you have no right to your own reality. Reality is as it is, and will remain so whether you believe in it or not.
solutions to the drug problem, are to be found within the prosecution of members of the United States intelligence community
originally posted by: JAY1980
As it stands Mexico's primary exports are drugs and criminals. Most likely the entire establishment is controlled by the cartels by now. Build the wall and make them fix their own internal problems.
What would Mexico do if the roles were reversed?
One just has to look at Guatemala for that answer. It's beyond me why we as Americans are expected to put up with indiscretions the ones committing the indiscretions refuse to put up with.
originally posted by: TheRedneck
Well, that's it then. Withdraw the troops, forget the wall, lay off the border guards. If we don't, Mexico will....
What was it Mexico was doing for us again? Taking our money to fix their problem in the hopes they wouldn't keep sending their problem to us, right? But they keep sending their problems to us anyway. So... if they stop 'helping,' where's the downside for us? We keep our money, we close the border, and we fix our problem, since they obviously don't want to deal with us any more. They get to keep their poor, we get to keep our jobs. They get to keep the empty plants our businesses have built, and we get our businesses back (I doubt anyone wants to operate out of a country that is antagonizing us without a leg to stand on). They get to keep their drugs and we get to spend less on drug abuse intervention.
Should we be sending the Mexican Senate some 'Thank You' cards or something?