Compared to the massacres in Ohio and Texas, it seems rather insignificant: three more Mexican journalists murdered in a week. Yet the mass killings of journalists in Mexico – some 100 since 2000 and ten so far this year – have been largely ignored by U.S. Government and media as if to say, they’re only Mexicans, what do you expect? That they’re right next door across our border doesn’t seem to matter. Continue reading “More Journalists Killed in Mexico”
As Mexican cartels continue to drive more drugs and people across the U.S. border, there’s talk of using American troops to combat them.
The U.S. surely doesn’t need another war, but some degree of force may be necessary to contain the drug cartels that are becoming more of a menace on the border with violence uncomfortably close and sometimes slipping over. Continue reading “Is War with Mexico Possible?”
What organization on earth is the most dangerous to America yet rarely mentioned? Why, the unmentionable drug cartels.
In all the obsessive coverage of the border, blame is lavishly handed out to all and sundry – President Trump, the U.S. Congress, uncontrolled borders, Mexican and Central American politics, sinking economies, the stars in the heavens. But the real culprit remains in the shadows, which he prefers. Continue reading “The Unmentionable Drug Cartels”
During this “Constitutional Crisis” it’s worth recalling a similar episode a decade ago when the U.S. Government sold 2,000 guns to Mexican drug cartels in a project known as Fast and Furious. We still don’t know why. Continue reading “Fast and Furious Revisited”
The greatest threat to America is finally getting some attention. State legislators in Ohio are urging the U.S. Government to designate Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations, which would enhance the powers to be used against them. They’re currently responsible for almost all the opiates now flooding the U.S. and poisoning the population. People take these drugs of their own free will, but the cartels see that a substantial supply is always on hand. Continue reading “America’s Greatest Threat”
When is a wall not a wall? When it’s a fence. A semantic confusion. We’re not sure what is being built along the U.S.-Mexican border, but politically speaking, the word “wall” packs a punch for both sides, for and against, useful for rallying supporters, fanning the flames, winning some votes. Never mind reality. Continue reading “The Real Wall”
While journalist Jesus Ramos Rodriguez was having breakfast in a restaurant in Mexico’s Tabasco state, a stranger approached and fired eight shots, killing him. The assailant then fled, avoiding capture. Rodriguez had been warned not to report drug cartel activity on his radio program for which the punishment is death. Continue reading “The Shot That Explains the Caravan”