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30. "If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around."
~ 38 Texas Proverbs

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Texas and Mexico Border News - 12.6.2011

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PROMISES, PROMISES: Republican candidates make impossible pledge to secure US ...
Washington Post
Perry, the longest-serving governor of a state that makes up roughly 65 percent of America's border with Mexico, already knows that. What he's actually pledging, clarifies spokeswoman Catherine Frazier, is achieving “operational control” of the border ...
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Rangers to host Mexico City Red Devils
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Mexico has long been known to favor the Los Angeles Dodgers, but the Texas Rangers are rapidly becoming a popular team south of the border. That's why the Rangers will host the Mexico City Red Devils in an exhibition game on April 3 at Rangers Ballpark ...
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Paisano, Welcome to Laredo
PR Newswire (press release)
The City of Laredo Convention & Visitors Bureau works with the Mexican Consulate General to set-up the rest stop; however, there are many city, state and federal departments and agencies from both sides of the border who come together to help the ...
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Mexico abuzz about top presidential contender's inability to name books he's read
Washington Post
MEXICO CITY — Oops! Politicians north of the border aren't the only ones struggling with gaffes this campaign season. Mexico's leading presidential contender floundered in confusion for about four minutes when the audience at a book fair asked him to ...
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Parched Texas gets a taste of rain
Environment & Energy Publishing
The record-breaking dryness is also being felt south of the border -- Mexico's government recently reported that the drought it has seen in its northern region is the worst in 70 years, and that it is supplying about 1500 scattered communities with ...
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Environment & Energy Publishing
Judge Slams FBI, Prosecutors For Misconduct in Bribery Case
Forbes
The Feds indicted the Aguilars and arrested Angela when she was across the border in Texas. Then they indicted Lindsey and its top executives in October 2010, based partly on evidence obtained in a search of Lindsey offices. The search warrant included ...
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Ted Houghton
El Paso Inc.
Meanwhile, the Far Eastside "spaghetti bowl" interchange is rising at the intersection of I-10 and Loop 375, a new entrance to UTEP is under construction, and new lanes are being added to the Border Highway. Another project will build direct connectors ...
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Yakima shipping 7000 pounds of wheelchairs to Mexico
KIMA CBS 29
"It's been a long process, and it's finally coming to the end and getting the stuff down to Mexico." The wheelchairs will be picked up Wednesday and shipped to Texas before crossing the border. Yakima shipping 7000 pounds of wheelchairs to Mexico.
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KIMA CBS 29
Winter storm blankets most of New Mexico with snow; shuts schools and highways
Winnipeg Free Press
Authorities also shut down the state's entire length of Interstate 10, from the Texas line to the Arizona border, because of heavy snow and icy road conditions. The storm was the third to hit the state recently and spread heavy snow throughout northern ...
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National mover rate hits low
Oshkosh Northwestern
“Yuma is on the border of California and Mexico. Being a border town and having a Marine base, it's very transitional,” she said. “For most people, you're there for three years and gone. I missed that sense of community you have here. ...
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Best policy innovations of 2011
Charleston Gazette
Similar laws, focusing on denial of government services or easier detection of illegal immigrants, have been enacted in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico, which border Mexico, but also elsewhere. In Alabama, a law requiring teachers to inquire about the ...
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Mayan Holidaze Announces Daily Schedule
Headstash
Taking place South of the border in the Mayan Riviera close to Cozumel, Mexico from January 26 to 30, Holidaze is truly a music enthusiast's dream. The gorgeous and all-inclusive resort turns into a paradise for jam-heads for a few days in late January ...
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Herman Cain Drops Out Of The Presidential Race
Daily Gossip
Locating at least 6 of those on our southern border. Just inside the third 30 ft high 20 ft deep fence with the middle one being electrified. PERIOD!!!!!! I would do covert operations as far inside MEXICO as 50 miles against any illegal dope ...
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Daily Gossip
FAA chief charged with drunken driving
Politico
John Cornyn (R-Texas), who held Obama's choice for second-in-charge because Cornyn wanted the FAA to approve of more unmanned drones on the US-Mexico border. The hold was eventually released after the FAA agreed to allow an additional drone on the ...
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Politico
Iran Military Downs US Spy Drone 05 Dec 2011
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The informed source said on Sunday that the Iranian Army's electronic warfare unit successfully targeted the US-built RQ-170 Sentinel stealth aircraft after it crossed into Iranian airspace over the border with neighboring Afghanistan. ...
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PolitiFact and the scam of neutral expertise
Salon
But the real import of PolitiFact's analysis is that it relies entirely on two supposedly neutral legal “experts”: The Brooking Institution's Benjamin Wittes and University of Texas Law School's Robert Chesney, both of whom co-founded and write ...
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Salon
Stocks to watch on Monday early trade are - HUM, SPG, SWFT, CVE, PH
Retirement Planning
It also has ownership interests in two refineries in Illinois and Texas. The Company operates in three segments: Upstream, Refining and Marketing, and Corporate and Eliminations. Upstream includes Cenovus's development and production of crude oil, ...
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Balancing The Noir Shadow In US Culture
ThisCantBeHappening!
Hollywood code at the time required Wise to have the character blown away at the end, but in today's moral climate, with a little more education, some political or financial savvy and rich backers, such a character could be governor of Texas or even in ...
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Fox Sports Attorneys Seek To Depose McCourt, Selig
Salon
National Guard members along the Texas-Mexico border assist Border Patrol by surveying the terrain from the tower. All major Republican presidential candidates have promised to secure the US-Mexico border. Many support a fence stretching nearly 2000 ...
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KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - USDA announces $50 million ...
KTVN
Jackson and officials from other federal and state agencies made the announcements in Houston at a summit sponsored by the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. The summit focuses on the Gulf, its importance to the US economy and the ...
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The new Cold War
Salon
The excessive militarization of the US-Mexican border would also be a mistake. Ever since the US annexed Texas, California and the Southwest in the Mexican-American War, the smuggling of contraband and human beings has been a profitable trade along la ...
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The case for Rick Perry remains the same (Reader Poll) - Le·gal In ...
By William A. Jacobson
In August 2009, Texas expanded its border security efforts by sending highly skilled Ranger Reconnaissance (Ranger Recon) teams to address the ever-evolving threat along the Texas-Mexico border. Gov. Perry's border security initiatives ...
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Updated: A Teenager's Suicide Spurs DREAM ... - The Texas Tribune
Nevertheless, Campos said he still believes students on the Texas-Mexico border need to be reminded there are others who share in their struggles. “Our goal ...
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Out of Town: Texas Coast - Galveston, Corpus Christi, and South Padre Island
SouthFloridaGayNews.com
A 10-minute drive south, the imposing Hotel Galvez (www.wyndham.co) offers a more peaceful setting overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Although rooms have every amenity, the period decor thoroughly recalls the city's gilded era. ...
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SouthFloridaGayNews.com
Snow, Sleet Make for Tough Travel in OK, north TX
Weather Channel
Still, in some other locations - such as near the OK/TX border along Interstate 35 and adjacent areas - bursts of snow and sleet will make for very hazardous travel and lead to spinouts and several road accidents. We're also keeping a very close eye on ...
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How Far Does Free Speech Go For Agents of Law Enforcement?
ticklethewire.com
He filed suit in a Texas federal court in January. Defending the Border Patrol, the Justice Department has sought to have the case thrown out. “We all know the drug war is a bad joke,” an anonymous veteran Texas police told the Times over the phone. ...
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ticklethewire.com
UMC doctor's pay of $2.4 million since 2008 earned with long hours, officials say
El Paso Times
A handful of other doctors employed by University Medical Center and by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, which provides most of the hospital's medical staff, also have high salaries. An interventional radiologist is now the highest-paid ...
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Mitt Romney: Eric Holder should resign for Fast and Furious mishap
The State Column
The Attorney General Holder has come under criticism because the program did not achieve its' goal of tracing gunrunners to Mexico, and instead lead to the death of US Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in 2010 prior to the Justice Department ending the ...
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The State Column
Wyoming draws Temple at New Mexico Bowl
Casper Star-Tribune Online
The Cowboys, who opened their season with victories over Football Championship Subdivision opponents Weber State and Texas State, earned eligibility with a home victory over New Mexico last month. They all but sealed a spot in the postseason by closing ...
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GOP 2012 candidates walk tightrope on immigration
North County Times
With Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio at his side, the Texas governor, who opposes a border fence with Mexico, defended anew his signing of legislation to allow in-state tuition for children of illegal immigrants. "They are working toward getting citizenship ...
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The Race to Space
El Paso Inc.
Beto Pallares with Cottonwood Capital Partners says he sees future potential for startups developing special materials and specialized components, especially with the supplier base in Chihuahua, Mexico, just across the border. ...
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State police discourage travel on state highways due to blowing snow
The Republic
Snow packed and icy roads are making travel very difficult. Weather conditions are affecting Interstate 25 from Socorro to the Colorado border and Interstate 40 from the Arizona state Line to the Texas state line.
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Mitt Romney Calls for Eric Holder to Resign
ThirdAge
But almost 700 of those have turned up in Mexico and the US combined, reported the Associated Press. The issue was elevated when two assault rifles came up during an Arizona shootout and border agent Brian Terry was killed in the shootings. ...
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American DREAMers living the American Nightmare
Tucson Citizen
This is the only home they have ever known, and Mexico is as distant a place as it is to many other Americans, perhaps even more distant since without papers, one cannot cross the border for vacation or even for family funerals as the rest of us can. ...
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KWES NewsWest 9 / Midland, Odessa, Big Spring, TX: newswest9.com | US: Bluefin ...
NewsWest9.com
Gulf scientists have wondered for months about the health of the bluefin tuna, said Larry McKinney, executive director of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. "They are sentinel species that ...
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Adventures in drug war logic
Salon
Whatever the case, the contrast suggests why the rampant carnage in Mexico's border states seldom makes the front page in the US; it seems far away, despite being right next door. However, cables made available by WikiLeaks indicate that American ...
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Southwest US – Mexico Border Energy Forum Discusses NGVs ...
All 10 U.S. and Mexican states along the border are represented at the forum. “ This Forum was founded by the Texas General Land Office in 1994 to share ...
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Mexican Drug War: US Accused Of Laundering Drug Cartel Money
Huffington Post
In Mexico, some of the weapons were used in murders. The feds said they were using the gun runners to track down ranking members of the drug cartels and other criminal enterprises. The revelation prompted, first, a wave of denials and bitter ...
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Legal US gun sales to Mexico arming cartels
CBS News
It's a program that some say is worse than the highly-criticized "Fast and Furious" gunrunning scandal, where US agents allowed thousands of weapons to pass from the US to Mexican drug cartels. CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson ...
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Texas high school helps victims of Mexico drug war
Fox News
While the armed conflict among the drug cartels continues to leave numerous victims just across the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez, Cathedral High School has begun a program directed at the students who have to live with the violence. ...
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Mexicans Call on Int'l Criminal Court to Investigate Both Mexican State and ...
CounterPunch
The Movimiento Por la Paz (“Movement for Peace”), which opposes both the drug gangs and the government's militarization policy, gathered steam in May with a 100000-strong march on Mexico City's Zocalo square. It was organized by a poet named Javier ...
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Mexico's President Calderon to Keep Fighting Drug War
International Business Times
By Daniel Tovrov: Subscribe to Daniel's RSS feed Mexico's President Felipe Calderon defended his controversial and violent offensive against drug cartels, a war that has cost the country nearly 50000 lives since he was elected in 2006. ...
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International Business Times
Issa Plans Probe Into Report US Helps Drug Cartel Laundering
BusinessWeek
5 (Bloomberg) -- A House Republican said he will investigate whether US government agents are helping Mexican drug cartels launder money to learn about their financial operations. The probe was prompted by a New York Times report yesterday that Drug ...
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Bishop pleads with Mexico's drug cartels to lay down arms for Christmas
ChristianToday
A bishop in Mexico has added his voice to appeals for peace between feuding drug gangs over Christmas. Poet-turned-peace activist Javier Sicilia has pleaded with Mexico's drug cartels to observe a “ceasefire” on December 24 and 25 in order to “reflect ...
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Heating Up the Plaza: How Mexico's Gangs Use Scorched Earth Tactics
InSight Crime
Mexico's drug gangs do not just fight each other with bullets, but through tactics like having rivals' birthday parties busted by the police, or commiting random acts of violence that will force a government crackdown. Dropping a dime is like heating ...
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Issa Plans Probe Into Report U.S. Helps Drug Cartel Laundering
Bloomberg
By Jeff Bliss - Tue Dec 06 00:38:19 GMT 2011 A House Republican said he will investigate whether US government agents are helping Mexican drug cartels launder money to learn about their financial operations. The probe was prompted by a New York Times ...
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Mesoamerican leaders call on US to reduce drug consumption
Fox News
Merida – The Mesoamerica Project member countries called on the United States at the end of their summit in this Mexican city to "explore all the possible options" for reducing drug consumption to decrease the economic power of the cartels responsible ...
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Border Impossible To Secure, Experts Says
Fox News
US intelligence officials counter that they know of no case in which a terrorist has sneaked across the border to plot actively against the US Carpenter, who has written extensively on the increasing brutality of Mexican drug cartels, ...
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The Pentagon's $3 Billion Drug War Auction
Huffington Post (blog)
As it happened in Colombia, past efforts that achieved a significant decline of drug trafficking inevitably pushing it into other latitudes; in Mexico, the combat against cartels has caused the criminal activity to move and expand to other states, ...
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Police chief murdered in northern Mexico
Fox News
Los Zetas, considered Mexico's most violent drug cartel, mainly operates in Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, Coahuila and San Luis Potosi states. Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, known as "El Lazca," deserted from the Mexican army in 1999 and formed Los Zetas with ...
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DEA Agents Launder Cartels' Drug Money
Antiwar.com
by John Glaser, December 05, 2011 In order to fight Mexico's criminal drug cartels, Drug Enforcement Administration officials are themselves becoming criminals. Millions of dollars of drug proceeds have been laundered or smuggled by undercover American ...
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Antiwar.com
The late night take on the events of the day
phillyBurbs.com
Authorities have discovered what they call the most sophisticated tunnel ever found underneath the US-Mexican border, being built by a Mexican drug cartel. And Gov. Rick Perry asked the question we're all asking: “Why can't these tunnels be dug by ...
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Mexico Captures 'Leader' of Independent Cartel of Acapulco
InSight Crime
The Independent Cartel is comprised mostly of former members of the drug trafficking organization run by Edgar Valdez Villarreal, alias “La Barbie,” who was arrested in September 2010 and is currently being held in a Mexico City prison.
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Excerpts from recent Texas editorials
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The restriction had been in place since 1998, when the US carried out a sting without the knowledge of authorities in Mexico. Are these undercover operations targeting Mexico's powerful drug cartels a good idea? Yes, provided that they are conducted ...
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Mexico arrested over 11500 for drug crimes in 2011
Inquirer.net
Over 45000 people have been killed since Calderon launched a major military crackdown involving 50000 troops against the powerful drug cartels that have terrorized border communities as they have battled over lucrative smuggling routes. ...
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Grassley: Justice Has Been 'Deceitful' on Fast and Furious
NewsMax.com
The ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee told Fox News' Greta Van Susteren Monday Justice is now saying it provided “false information” on the plan to track guns smuggled to Mexican drug cartels. “Well, OK, what happened was basically they ...
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What does 'illegal immigration' really mean?
Newsworks.org
Now, before you start raving about Mexican drug cartels, let me remind you that the vast majority of Hispanic immigrants are law abiding, much like the vast majority of Italian immigrants who, despite the Mafia, were law abiding too. ...
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Drug war not worth price
The Spokesman Review
Drug prohibition, Friedman pointed out, keeps the price of drugs artificially inflated and amounts to a favor by the government to the drug lords. “The role of the government is to protect the drug cartels,” as he provocatively phrased it. ...
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They're Sacrificing Us to Save Wall Street -- But "Occupy Our Homes" Could ...
Huffington Post (blog)
Nobody at Wells Fargo has been indicted for money laundering, for example, despite the fact that the bank has paid millions to settle charges of laundering cash for the Mexican drug cartels that have murdered more than 35000 people. ...
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Seven Bodies Dumped in Streets of Mexico Gulf City
Latin American Herald Tribune
... a port city located about 300 kilometers (186 miles) east of Mexico City, the Veracruz state Attorney General's Office said. Veracruz has been plagued by a turf war between rival drug cartels that has sent the murder rate skyrocketing this year. ...
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Cowboys Border Logic
AgInfo.net
Yet without today's drug cartel it wasn't as dangerous, especially since most illegal were Chinese laborers. Times have change and while politicians debate electric fences, armed guards and drones a five year old mustang named Clyde is finding drugs in ...
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COIN – Now we see that it failed. But that was obvious before we started (when ...
FM blog (blog)
I laugh at the thought while the Mexican drug cartels overthrow the Mexican government and infiltrate the US borders with little resistance while we sit here and watch. Might want to also look at the criminal drug gangs in Rio de Janeiro where the ...
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Activist Post: NY Times: DEA Launders Mexico Drug Cartel Profits
By Activist
American undercover agents, primarily with the DEA, have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in drug proceeds from Mexican drug trafficking organizations as part of their investigations into how the cartels operate, The New York Times ...
Activist Post
Video: US approved large escalation of legal gun sales to Mexico ...
By Ed Morrissey
Remember when gun-control activists insisted that loose purchasing regulation of American firearms had led to a massive uptick in arming the drug cartels in Mexico? Advocates demanded action to curtail gun sales in the US, and the Obama ...
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Rep. Issa Expanding Fast And Furious Probe To Include Report ...
By Henry D'Andrea
Busted. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has requested a briefing with the Justice Department over a news report that U.S. law ...
Politicons
Darrell Issa | Eric Holder | Smuggling Investigation | The Daily Caller
By Matthew Boyle
“That operation, which you personally acknowledged was 'fundamentally flawed,' failed spectacularly to meet its objective of bring down Mexican drug cartels. Precisely because the ends do not justify the means, the law limits the conduct ...
The Daily Caller
Why No One Should Smoke Marijuana « Alan Colmes' Liberaland
By Yashwanth Manjunath
In many instances the drug cartels are better armed and have more soldiers than the Mexican military. According to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, 60% of the profits the Mexican drug cartels use to finance their reign of ...
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Weasel Zippers » Blog Archive » Issa Expanding Fast And Furious ...
By ZIP
has requested a briefing with the Justice Department over a news report that U.S. law enforcement officials helped Mexican drug cartels launder millions of dollars into the country. The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform ...
Weasel Zippers
Issa Broadens Fast & Furious Invest. To DEA Cartel Money ...
By Vanguard of Freedom
Issa wrote Holder that Operation Fast and Furious, the “…operation, which you personally acknowledged was 'fundamentally flawed,' failed spectacularly to meet its objective of bringing down Mexican drug cartels. Precisely because the ends ...
Liberty News Network
Obama Admin sold guns to Mexican gov't knowing they were being ...
By Bob
Operation Fast and Furious supplied Mexican drug cartels with roughly 2500 weapons. The Obama Administration sold more than 18000 guns to the Mexican government in 2009 – they won't say how many more they sold in 2010 and 2011 ...
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Report: DEA sent hundreds of millions of dollars to Mexican drug ...
By ADF Alliance Alert
Report: DEA sent hundreds of millions of dollars to Mexican drug cartels. Fox News Radio 550 KFYI: A new report details how DEA agents allowed hundreds of millions of dollars walk to Mexico in a failed attempt to trace the money to its ...
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D.E.A. Laundered Money For Mexican Drug Cartels That Got Guns ...
There's simply no other way to put this: the United States government is in business with at least one Mexican drug cartel, now fully revealed as an international ...
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Apparently, arming the Mexican drug cartels is not enough - now the NY Times reports that the DEA also helps launder their money: December 3, 2011 ...
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Drug War Ho: Mexico's Prez Says Cartels Threaten Democracy ...
President Felipe Calderon of Mexico admitted on Sunday that despite five years of all-out war against the drug cartels in his country, the organizations continue ...
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DEA Launders Money for Mexico Drug Cartels
DEA Launders Money for Mexico Drug Cartels: One element of the United States' efforts to find and track Mexican drug money is surprising: Undercover US ...
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DEA Launders Money For Mexican Drug Cartels - Topix
Undercover US agents have laundered and smuggled millions of dollars in drug money for Mexican drug cartels in an efforts to learn how these criminal ...
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Mexican Drug War: U.S. Accused Of Laundering Drug Cartel Money ...
In Mexico, some of the weapons were used in murders. The feds said they were using the gun runners to track down ranking members of the drug cartels and ...
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Other communities soon followed suit, and by 1937 the drug was banned by the federal government. The drive to prohibit marijuana was not motivated by efforts ...
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U.S. agents to help the Mexican drug cartels money laundering ...
Some former U.S. government officials said, some U.S. agents mixed with Mexican drug cartels to help drug traffickers transport drug proceeds, money ...
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Mexican drug cartels profiting from high local cocaine prices: police
The Australian
AUTHORITIES are struggling to combat Mexican drug cartel operations in Australia, with the NSW Crime Commission revealing that importations can get back up and running within months of key players being locked up. The relentlessness of the cartels in ...
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Mexico's Calderon says drug gangs threatening democracy
BBC News
President Calderon used his speech on Sunday to reiterate his commitment to fight Mexico's drug gangs. Crime represented a threat to the viability of the Mexican state and national democracy, Mr Calderon said. "The glaring interference of criminals in ...
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BBC News
Mexico shuts down drug gang's antennas, radios
Register
By John Leyden • Get more from this author The Mexican government has shut down a secret mobile network reckoned to be run by one of the country's drug cartels, possibly the ruthless Zetas. Military army troops confiscated 1400 radios, ...
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Drug Money Could End Up in Mexico's Elections, Expert Says
Latin American Herald Tribune
“The controls we have are not sufficient,” Ravelo said during the presentation on Saturday of his book, “El Narco en Mexico,” which examines Mexico's drug cartels. About 70 percent of the municipalities in Mexico are controlled by drug cartels, ...
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Halt! Who Goes There!
Wizbang (blog)
It seems that Mexican drug cartels have found a new way to get their pot across the border — they coerce illegal aliens who are already heading across the border into backpacking it in. There's a very flippant solution to the problem, of course ...
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Two die in air crash!
The Reporter Belize
A Mexican registered Cessna Centurion II, single engine aircraft, believed to have been used by drug cartels, crashed in an open area near the Belize Zoo around 10:00 o'clock on Thursday night, November 24. Police found the bodies of two Columbians ...
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The Reporter Belize
Guest Column
Mmegi Online
To many of us the mention of a 'cartel 'transports us to the Box Office realities where we visualise the Colombian, Mexican and other South American drug cartels that infiltrate, paralyse law enforcement through callous and corrupt means imaginable and ...
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Drug Policy Institute
California Progress Report
Thousands in Mexico Take to Street to Protest Drug War This summer tens of thousands marched across Mexico to protest the drug war and the 50000 drug prohibition related deaths since President Calderon launched his "surge" against the drug cartels five ...
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Attacks in Sinaloa Herald Entrance of Zetas
InSight Crime
Sinaloa state has long been the home turf of Mexico's most established criminal group, but now the Sinaloa Cartel may be facing a challenge in its stronghold from a coalition of enemies led by the Zetas. A new report by Sinaloa news magazine Riodoce, ...
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Anonymous Wages Cyber War in South America
International Business Times UK
In Mexico, Anonymous launched OpCartel last month with a YouTube video in response to the alleged kidnapping of one of its members by a drug cartel near Veracruz stadium. The operation, which initially aimed to take down the cartel, was later called ...
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International Business Times UK
Beauty pageant scandals
New York Daily News
Authorities said she would be released after serving over a month in prison after being found in company of a presumed Juarez cartel lord and other five presumed drug dealers, according to the Mexican Attorney General' s office. ...
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New York Daily News
Why doesn't Obama know this?
WND.com
But drug cartels aren't stupid. They don't have those restrictions, which gives them free access to US land for transit and observation posts to track Border Patrol activity, situations confirmed to me by county sheriffs. Taylor didn't mince words in ...
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WND.com
GETTING OUT: San Miguel de Allende a safe, scenic alternative to the 'Mexico ...
Gilroy Dispatch
I suppose the Mexico of CNN -- drug cartel killings, corruption, danger -- is out there somewhere, but every moment we spent in San Miguel was a revelation. Great weather, friendly people, rich history, and sights with a European flair are right here ...
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Gilroy Dispatch
'Anarchy' guns it
Tampabay.com
In Tuesday's season finale, as police prepare to bust a high-stakes meeting among the club, Mexican drug cartel members and Irish drug runners, the question hangs: What can possibly come next? Sutter, known for his brutal honesty both on Twitter and ...
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Awesome or Off-Putting: The Zone of Silence
hecklerspray
Today, Mexico is mostly known as a place you don't want to vacation for fear of getting kidnapped, murdered, then chopped up and stuffed into a pinata for your little nephew to discover at his sixth birthday party. If drug cartels ever actually use ...
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UN Deplores Plot Against Saudi Ambassador
Voice of America
The assassination plot came to light in October, when top US law enforcement and intelligence officials said they foiled a scheme, directed and approved by senior members of Iran's Quds Force, to hire a member of a Mexican drug cartel to murder Saudi ...
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Summary Judgments for Dec. 5
Thomson Reuters News & Insight
Current and former law enforcement officials tell the New York Times that undercover DEA agents have been shipping hundreds of thousands of dollars in illicit cash across borders to accounts chosen by members of drug cartels or to shell accounts set up ...
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The Anonymity of Bloggers may not be as Protected as They Think
Purecontent (blog)
During his research, he identified the name and the home address of a man speaking out about Mexican drug cartels, who he notified immediately. “Unmasking an anti-Mac blogger may not be life changing, but if you're writing about Mexican drug cartels, ...
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Mexico drug war refugees escape to more bloodshed
KLTV
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON AP VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) - Military offensives against the drug cartels and turf battles among crime syndicates have pushed the war into areas of Mexico once considered quiet. Thousands of Mexicans make up an internal diaspora ...
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Love Letter To Mary Jane
Swans
There were cartels in the woods, sometimes using indentured Mexican laborers. The Feds still occasionally swooped, depending on the political temperature, for of course any cultivation at all was illegal by federal law. Raskin traces the decline in his ...
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DEA laundering money for drug cartels? « Hot Air
By Ed Morrissey
The ATF missed the mark by a mile in Operation Fast & Furious, and now the New York Times wonders whether the DEA did the same with its efforts to track money laundering by the same Mexican drug cartels (via Katie Pavlich): Undercover ...
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Obama Administration Laundered Millions of Dollars in Mexican Drug
By Cristy Li
Fast & Furious –Image Courtesy California Political Review (Townhall) In the latest USA–Mexico Justice Dept Corruption Scandal the New York Times is reporting that undercover American narcotics agents have laundered or smuggled ...
Asian Conservatives
Dirty Money: International Banks Have Aided Mexican Drug Gangs
By Antonio C. S. Rosa
Dirty Money: International Banks Have Aided Mexican Drug Gangs. CAPITALISM. by Tracy Wilkinson and Ken Ellingwood - Los Angeles Times. Despite strict rules, some banks have failed to 'know their customer' or ask about the source of ...
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Mexico Drug War Casualty: Citizenry Suffers Post-Traumatic Stress
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Mexican Army soldiers stand guard behind communication radios seized to alleged members of drug cartels in the city port of Veracruz, and presented to the press on November 23, 2011. First Posted: 12/ 5/11 11:12 AM ET Updated: 12/ 5/11 ...
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Mexican Army Shuts Down Zeta Drug Cartel's Encrypted Mobile ...
By Sam Gibbs
Mexican Army Shuts Down Zeta Drug Cartel's Encrypted Mobile Phone Network by Gizmodo UK. After Anonymous had its little on-again, off-again dealings with the Zeta drug cartel, the Mexican army has stepped in to cut the drug lords ...
Gizmodo UK
Issa: Holder Justice Department Is Laundering Drug Cartel Cash ...
By Jim Hoft
Darrell Issa (R-CA) wanted to make sure you heard about the US agents who have laundered or smuggled millions of dollars in drug proceeds as part of Washington's expanding role in Mexico's fight against drug cartels: The New York Times ...
The Gateway Pundit
Borderland Beat: Mexico drug war refugees escape to more ...
By Ovemex
The Echevarrias are among thousands of Mexicans who make up the internal diaspora trying to escape drug violence that seems to migrate rather than cease, with more than 45000 troops fighting cartels and more than 40000 dead by many ...
Borderland Beat
Report: U.S. Agents Laundered and Smuggled Millions in Drug Money
By Drover
At the same time federal agencies were involved in the transport and distribution of assault rifles to Mexican drug cartels under project code name Fast and Furious, the U.S. Department of Justice was actively overseeing and involved in the ...
The Daily Sheeple
Why Should We Care About Mexico? – CIP Americas
By Laura Carlsen
From the hype on spill-over violence from the drug war (statistically false), to warnings of a “failed state” (also inaccurate), to statements that Mexican drug cartels not only seek to take over the Mexican government but also infiltrate and ...
CIP Americas
iOwnTheWorld.com » Blog Archive » With Enemies Like These, Who ...
By Claudia
In the latest U.S.-Mexico Obama Justice Department corruption saga, the New York Times is reporting Drug Enforcement Administration undercover agents have been laundering millions of dollars in Mexican Cartel profits in an effort to “catch ...
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Mexican women used as Drug Mules! | Narco-Bullit!
By Narco-Bullit!
Women are increasingly visible and vulnerable as Mexico's drug gangs break up and grow, not only as “mules” transporting drugs either because they are threatened or want the cash, but also as money launderers, occasional assassins or ...
Narco-Bullit!
DEA Agents Launder Mexican Drug Money - The Takeaway
By feedback@thetakeaway.org (Public Radio International and WNYC Radio)
Undercover American narcotics agents launched the money laundering operation in order to trace the drug cartels. This is not the first instance of a U.S. governmental agency using illegal means to fight the war against drugs in Mexico. ...
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Mexican Drug Cartels and the Limits of Rational Choice
Though alluring, the idea of analyzing Mexico's drug cartels based on economic principles may be a false hope for policymakers, giving the false idea that these ...
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Mexican museum turns drug cartels arsenal into art - YouTube
A new exhibition in Mexico highlights rampant weapons trafficking from the U-S arming ...
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DEA Launders Money for Mexican Drug Cartels | AlterNet
DEA Launders Money for Mexican Drug Cartels. Click here to read the entire article... submit to reddit. Share. -. A; A; A. Email. Print · Share · MEDIA ...
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International banks have aided Mexican drug gangs
Reporting from Mexico City— Money launderers for ruthless Mexican drug gangs have long had a formidable ally: international banks... Banking powerhouse ...
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Borderland Beat: D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels
D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels. Sunday, December 4, 2011 | Borderland Beat Reporter Gerardo. Posted in the Borderland Beat forum by ...
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D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels | Question Everything
So far there are few signs that following the money has disrupted the cartels' operations, and little evidence that Mexican drug traffickers are feeling any serious ...
qwstnevrythg.com/2011/12/d-e-a-launders-mexican-profits/
The DEA Has Been Laundering Money For Mexican Drug Cartels
Now, in a similar program, it turns out that the DEA has been laundering money for the Mexican drug cartels. The program was essentially the same as ...
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Mexican Marines Capture Drug Cartel Scion - Friends of Ours
Apparently the boy was trying to fill his daddy's shoes. Mexican marines have captured Ezequiel "El Junior" Cardenas Rivera, the 23-year-old son of slain Gulf ...
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D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels - Democratic ...
D.E.A. Launders Mexican Profits of Drug Cartels. ... in drug proceeds as part of Washington's expanding role in Mexico's fight against drug cartels, according to ...
www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?...
U.S. federal officials launder money for Mexican drug cartels ...
U.S. federal officials launder money for Mexican drug cartels for their own profit?
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Government and Drug Cartels Both Threaten Freedom of ...
Government and Drug Cartels Both Threaten Freedom of Expression in Mexico. Freedom of expression continues to come under attack in Mexico. This week ...
https://www.eff.org/.../government-and-drug-cartels-both-thre...
U. S. Government May Be Primary Suppliers of Mexican Drug Cartel ...
Related posts:U.S. Government Invokes National Security to Conceal Deal Cut with Mexican Drug Cartel Mexican Drug Kingpin Says US Authorities Helped ...
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23 killed in drug cartel-plagued Mexican state - Nigerian Social ...
By MARTIN DURAN, Associated Press CULIACAN, Mexico – Twenty-three people were killed in attacks in a state that is home to Mexico's most powerful drug ...
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