Mexican Drug War Intel Report: Over 22,000 Dead, Police Detain 27% of the Zetas’ Foot Soldiers, Open Hunting Season On Cops…
While you gringos pay attention to the unemployment rate and foreclosure statistics, we here in Mexico track the national kill count—how many people died, who suffered the losses and where the action went down. The latest numbers were just released: they are compiled by the federal government, so they are not 100% accurate. For starters, the body count should be higher. But hey, with over 20,000 dead, the situation looks bad enough to me, whether they fudged the numbers or not.
It’s a good primer for those who don’t know shit about Mexican drug cartels. Like me.
Nixon’s Vengeful War on Marijuana
Among the Commission’s findings were:
- “No significant physical, biochemical, or mental abnormalities could be attributed solely to their marihuana smoking.”
- “No verification is found of a causal relationship between marihuana use and subsequent heroin use.”
- “In sum, the weight of the evidence is that marihuana does not cause violent or aggressive behavior; if anything marihuana serves to inhibit the expression of such behavior.”
- “Neither the marihuana user nor the drug itself can be said to constitute a danger to public safety.”
Don’t Leave Home Without It
But when she went through the metal detector her underwire bra set it off, and guards refused to let her in.
The illegal products offered by websites, many of which are based outside of the United States, range from movies, television shows and music to pharmaceuticals and consumer products, it said in a statement.