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Should the United States invade Mexico to destroy the Drug Cartels?

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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 08:21 AM
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a reply to: Britguy

Not when the CIA sell their drugs and arms to every third world nation to install their own puppet regimes !

the war on drugs was all about selling drugs and arms to fuel revolutions friendly to US foreign policy !

so if america has a problem with drugs its the CIA's fault

Free way rick Ross , contra affair
, us crack epidemic , private prisons , suppression of black activism and civil rights movement all linked




posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 08:45 AM
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a reply to: sapien82

America does not have a problem with drugs per-say.

More like a moral dilemma.

Alphabet agencies like the CIA DEA and ATF on the other hand that pretend to promote and fight the war on drugs whilst dealing and handing them out like sweeties, well those are indeed problematic in the extreme.



posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 08:54 AM
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America should not invade any country to destroy drug cartels, or any other reason. It should only protect itself from others. The War on Drugs is not winnable. I never was and never will be. The only reasonable response to control and regulate production. Prohibition creates huge profits, and huge profits attract people on both sides of the fence. That's why it is not winnable. Even the CIA essentially flew in plane loads of coc aine that went to Rick Ross in order to fund their dirty projects. Dark money does not have to be accounted for. That's probably why we continue the War on Drugs even though the fallout from it is far worse than the problems the drugs themselves cause.



posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 08:59 AM
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a reply to: tabularosa

well it is winnable

Protugals radical drugs policy



posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 09:36 AM
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You are right about the Poppy fields of Afghanistan. Also there was the incursion of the Mexican military disarming an American soldier in our territory. They are thumbing their nose at us. Mexico doesn’t want to house the migrants from other countries so they are escorting them to our border. They have never been good neighbors. It is likely Trump will bring that incursion against our soldiers to the table and the Democrats will look very bad if they ignore a bad neighbor disarming our own military.
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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 09:57 AM
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Plus it would bring usage down. There is something to be said about the 'bad boy' aspect of it. In countries like Portugal where it is de-criminalised the usage rates are loads lower and it's focussed on treatment and fines instead of incarceration.


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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 09:57 AM
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Do you have a link for that you can PM me so I don't miss it? interested.

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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 10:19 AM
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a reply to: DBCowboy
That only happens in fairy tale lands.....The fact is the drug running operations are corrupting our C.I.A.and government and at some point something has to be done and the Law must be enforced..Sadly this is just the way it becomes when society breaks down.
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If people are not following political matters in the world they would not know how much danger the world is evolving into.
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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 10:37 AM
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I think you have it backwards.

Drug cartels are not corrupting our CIA, the CIA started 'corrupt' and has used cartels and drug money to fund black ops since the beginning of the organisation.

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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 11:02 AM
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originally posted by: chris_stibrany
Do you have a link for that you can PM me so I don't miss it? interested.

a reply to: ThirdEyeofHorus

Sure here you go.

www.apnews.com... Two U.S. soldiers were confronted and one disarmed at gunpoint earlier this month by Mexican troops operating on the American side of the border, military officials confirmed Wednesday.



posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 11:05 AM
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Crikey. Thanks. Luckily no one got shot. I wonder about that being a diversionary tactic. Though it is very odd they had no names or unit patches on their uniforms. Maybe it was plain traffickers disguised in Mex mil uniforms.



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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 11:08 AM
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Well heroin has only made this comeback due to the push by big pharma to market unneeded opiates to the point that the government felt it needed to step in and then threatened misinformed doctors with jail time to stem the tide with yet another failure in regards to the war on drugs. Which really only resulted in everyone being denied narcotic pain killers, the from the people that never really needed it down to terminal cancer patients and amputee veterans that desperately need pain management. These people where left with little option for pain management, a lot have committed suicide whereas a large portion turned to the illegal market of heroin. If you think the 20+ year war we have been in the middle east has been bad and drawn out wait and see what it would be like for us to take on a well entrenched enemy with virtually an endless supply of funds and desperate people to use as cannon fodder.



posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 02:53 PM
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Having watched countless people over the course of my life deal with heroin crack and meth addiction. I'm mad as hell about it. I've seen a lot of lives destroyed because of drugs. Maybe if these drugs weren't so readily available they wouldn't have gotten hooked. Legalization isn't an option with these drugs. I've had these drugs put in front of me and I turned them down. I know a lot of people that weren't aware of the consequences taking these drugs. If it were up to me I'd have snipers crawling all over Mexico waiting in the bushes to take shots at anyone dealing trafficking or manufacturing these drugs. I'd let it be known that anyone associated with these drugs has a target on their back.



posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 03:00 PM
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a reply to: wantsome

Actually, in nations where drugs are legal, or at least consumption of such overlooked, there are fewer problems, less crime and statistically fewer people become addicted.

I know fully functional Heroin users that hold down fulltime employment in half decent jobs, not suggesting they are not the exception to the general rule of thumb all the same.

Crack on the other hand, nobody can smoke that gear for any length of time without becoming a gibbering wreck and liability to any and all around them.

Again though, alcohol and tobacco are responsible for more premature death and destruction than all the rest of the illegal narcotics combined, and then some.

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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 03:11 PM
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originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: wantsome

Actually, in nations where drugs are legal, or at least consumption of such overlooked, there are fewer problems, less crime and statistically fewer people become addicted.

I know fully functional Heroin users that hold down fulltime employment in half decent jobs, not suggesting they are not the exception to the general rule of thumb all the same.

Crack on the other hand, nobody can smoke that gear for any length of time without becoming a gibbering wreck and liability to any and all around them.

Again though, alcohol and tobacco are responsible for more premature death and destruction than all the rest of the illegal narcotics combined, and then some.
I'm aware of what Europe is doing I've been following it since the 90's. I don't care about enabling drug addicts. I'd rather prevent people from getting addicted in the first place. I started smoking when I was 15. Looking back in retrospect maybe I wouldn't have started smoking if every store in my area didn't sell to minors. I went out of state for 2 weeks when I was 16. I couldn't get cigarettes anywhere when I was in another state. I'm pretty sure that other state had a lot less kids smoking. My high school half of the kids smoked. I saw kids that were 10 years old smoking 2 packs a day and they could walk into any store and buy a pack. Just because cigarettes and alcohol are legtal doesn't justify legalizing everything.
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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 03:18 PM
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"Just because cigarettes and alcohol are legal doesn't justify legalizing everything."

Unless we are going to make tobacco and alcohol products, which are more toxic and harmful, also illegal.

I'm afraid it does indeed justify the legalization of similar or less harmful narcotics.

People in glass houses and all that jazz.

If you are aware of what some nations in Europe, and also others around the world are doing then you are aware of the benefits and statistical evidence that shows improvement and less adverse effects on the communities and end users.

Telling people they can't have something simply makes them want it more you see, that's just Human nature.
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posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 03:20 PM
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originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: wantsome

"Just because cigarettes and alcohol are legal doesn't justify legalizing everything."

Unless we are going to make tobacco and alcohol products, which are more toxic and harmful, also illegal.

I'm afraid it does indeed justify legalizing of similar or less harmful narcotics.

People in glass houses and all that jazz.

If you are aware of what some nations in Europe, and also others around the world are doing then you are aware of the benefits and statistical evidence that shows improvement and less adverse effects on the communities and end users.

Telling people they can't have something simply makes them want it more you see, that's just Human nature you see.
I'm not going to argue with you all day. I have better things to do good luck.



posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 03:22 PM
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a reply to: wantsome

There is no argument, the statistics speak for themselves.

There is however hypocrisy in spades.

I wish you gods speed with those "better things to do".

Good evening.



posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 03:48 PM
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originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: spiritualarchitect

Simply fly over the fields and kill the crops. Problem solved.


Excellent! I am voting for you as President in 2020.



posted on Apr, 26 2019 @ 03:53 PM
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originally posted by: trollz
I had this idea a long time ago.
1. The government sells the drugs. All of them. Drug use and possession of personal use amounts is decriminalized.
2. Any illegal drug sales will be met with mandatory life in prison. Organized drug activity


Great post Trollz, that was what I was looking for.




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