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Mexican drug cartels are coming to America
NewHavenRegister.com ^ | April 01, 2013 | N/A

Posted on 04/01/2013 4:20:08 AM PDT by raybbr

CHICAGO — Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts believe is meant to tighten their grip on the world's most lucrative narcotics market and maximize profits.

If left unchecked, authorities say, the cartels' move into the American interior could render the syndicates harder than ever to dislodge and pave the way for them to expand into other criminal enterprises such as prostitution, kidnapping-and-extortion rackets and money laundering.

Cartel activity in the U.S. is certainly not new. Starting in the 1990s, the ruthless syndicates became the nation's No. 1 supplier of illegal drugs, using unaffiliated middlemen to smuggle cocaine, marijuana and heroin beyond the border or even to grow pot here.

But a wide-ranging Associated Press review of federal court cases and government drug-enforcement data, plus interviews with many top law enforcement officials, indicate the groups have begun deploying agents from their inner circles to the U.S. Cartel operatives are suspected of running drug-distribution networks in at least nine non-border states, often in middle-class suburbs in the Midwest, South and Northeast.

"It's probably the most serious threat the United States has faced from organized crime," said Jack Riley, head of the Drug Enforcement Administration's Chicago office.

(Excerpt) Read more at nhregister.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Mexico; Politics/Elections
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Armed by the obama admin...
1 posted on 04/01/2013 4:20:08 AM PDT by raybbr
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To: raybbr

Weaponized by Holder and the DO”J” to murder
and rape and crush the American people (being unarmed).

And Congress? OINK OINK OINK, on the way to their banks.


2 posted on 04/01/2013 4:21:56 AM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: raybbr

coming?....


3 posted on 04/01/2013 4:22:14 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: raybbr

They are already in America. Chicago is one of the major distribution centers for the cartels.


4 posted on 04/01/2013 4:22:41 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: raybbr

The War on Drugs is an abject failure. In the same way Prohibition took a bunch of loser mopes and turned them into millionaire crime bosses, the War on Drugs has created billion dollar drug mafias.

It’s time to try the alternative - personal responsibility. Get government out of the prohibition business.


5 posted on 04/01/2013 4:25:07 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: raybbr

Any bounties available?

I need supplemental income.


6 posted on 04/01/2013 4:26:24 AM PDT by Eye of Unk
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To: raybbr

Someone is trying to fool us with an April Fools Joke.

This cannot be true. Napolitian says we are perfectly safe.

We are as safe as in our Momma’s arms. unless Momma is Casey Anthony.


7 posted on 04/01/2013 4:26:40 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Yeah, sure. The Border is “safe” because they have not moved into the Heartland.


8 posted on 04/01/2013 4:39:43 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: Venturer
This cannot be true. Napolitian says we are perfectly safe.

The Mexican gangs have now killed two prosecutors in Texas.

9 posted on 04/01/2013 4:43:35 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Doogle

Obviously an article written by ...Rip Van Winkle


10 posted on 04/01/2013 4:51:55 AM PDT by BubbaJunebug
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To: raybbr

Just great, a time when US citizens are in more danger than ever, Obama and the criminal democrats want to leave us basically unarmed and unable to protect ourselves.

I wonder if cartels will register their weapons or submit to background checks? But hey, we can still buy whistles and hide out in “gun free zones”.


11 posted on 04/01/2013 5:02:16 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: Doogle
correct Doogle. These agents have made themselves right at home for a decade or more.
12 posted on 04/01/2013 5:04:25 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: raybbr

As they entrench themselves here, look for the numbers of kidnappings and gruesome murders to surge. The murder victims will include family members of all ages... body parts will be discovered hanging from bridges.

The the American sheeple will meekly look the other way and convince themselves it simply isn’t true.


13 posted on 04/01/2013 5:06:33 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Jonty30

Exactly! Why are there so many murders in Chicago? The Drug cartel is there at the pleasure of Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

he is gonna use the money they are giving him to look the other way for his upcoming presidential Campaign!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1VlEWBcm9w


14 posted on 04/01/2013 5:07:25 AM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: no-to-illegals

..and growing with complicity


15 posted on 04/01/2013 5:12:03 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: raybbr

Wish it was possible that only four years had elapsed while the threat has grown. Look at a decade plus for the truth. Witnessing what is being witnessed takes time. They snuck in the front door, back door, and side door too long ago with the help of many of our politicians. Wish it wasn’t true for now dealing with the truth is going to take a lot of time and energy. Time and energy America should be spending on other things but according to our politicians; criminals must be rewarded. Any politician pushing for amnesty or whatever they want to call it is an accessory and promoting the spread of criminal activity. If a politicians says NO that is not what am doing ... they are lying.


16 posted on 04/01/2013 5:12:44 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Moonman62
The Mexican gangs have now killed two prosecutors in Texas.

You sure about that? Some are saying Aryan Brotherhood.

Nonetheless, the Mexican drug cartels have been here for years. Our pathetic government just doesn't want to admit it because they may offend someone.

17 posted on 04/01/2013 5:13:35 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: 1010RD

Yep. It is also unconstitutional. Note we had to have an amendment to ban booze, but not drugs.


18 posted on 04/01/2013 5:14:42 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Eye of Unk

Letters of Marque


19 posted on 04/01/2013 5:14:56 AM PDT by LFOD (Formerly - Iraq, Afgahnistan - back home in Dixie.)
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To: 1010RD

Yep I agree. But, at this point legalization will not work because the Cartels won’t give up the monopoly

Notice, in some of the places like Thailand where drugs used to be produced they are not. Other places like Singapore used to be big distribution centers; no more. Why is that? Because the governments made it too risky to produce or distribute narcotics. The same is true to a lesser extent of Turkey.

Essentially the US needs to do what the Chinese did in the 19th century to deal with opium addicts creted by the British only go one swtep further

The Chinese simply executed addicts in mass. The US needs to close its border and then treat any cartel members within the US like spies and simply kill them. Put small time users in prison for years with NO outside contact to pass drugs to them.

Dry up the demand disrupt the supply.


20 posted on 04/01/2013 5:31:06 AM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: raybbr
Armed by the obama admin..

Hussein wants his cut of the action.

21 posted on 04/01/2013 5:36:55 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "GUN CONTROL"! It's "PEOPLE CONTROL"!)
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To: Moonman62
Can't possibly be true. The MSM has already fingered “white supremacist” organizations and identified the murder weapon as being an “assault rifle.” Jeepers, they're good! Got the case all wrapped up through “unnamed sources” in 24 hrs.!
22 posted on 04/01/2013 5:37:29 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: 1010RD

legalize murder and rape and they will go away

/sarcasm


23 posted on 04/01/2013 5:51:51 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Moonman62

But still Napolitano says we are safe, and Obama wants more and more Mexicans in this country.

I know they are right because they are liberal elites.

Theyw ant us to give up our guns so we will be at the Mercy of the benevelent Cartels.


24 posted on 04/01/2013 5:52:40 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: unixfox
Our pathetic government just doesn't want to admit it because they may offend someone.

The War on Drugs has been going on for 42 years. The longest war in the history of the United States.

Why can't it be won?

Corruption.

25 posted on 04/01/2013 5:57:55 AM PDT by TYVets
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To: Venturer
Reminds me of Star Trek and Borg ... had a democRAT leader say this point blank about twelve years ago when was discussing a matter. And I quote, “You will be assimilated.” One cannot deal with people of such mindset. Thanks RINOs, you are helping the Borg.
26 posted on 04/01/2013 5:58:57 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Moonman62

Really, you got a source for that?


27 posted on 04/01/2013 6:07:15 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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To: raybbr; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

"WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?"

28 posted on 04/01/2013 6:12:34 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: raybbr

Obamanation Counterculture File.


29 posted on 04/01/2013 6:14:08 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: 1010RD
It’s time to try the alternative - personal responsibility. Get government out of the prohibition business.

That's a good one. If you are going to rely on "personal responsibility" then you HAVE to end the welfare state first. ZERO payments to anyone.

30 posted on 04/01/2013 6:14:42 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Fai Mao

Exactly. California elects every liberal running for office, but they don’t legalize marijuana? Only because illegal drug money runs the Democrat party. They aren’t going to give up that money.


31 posted on 04/01/2013 6:18:58 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: a fool in paradise

32 posted on 04/01/2013 6:24:42 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron. No, they are both.)
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To: a fool in paradise

We’ll need to make alcohol illegal again until the welfare state is dismantled. It’s the number one drug of choice, after all.


33 posted on 04/01/2013 6:33:45 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: unixfox; Rich21IE
You sure about that?

Maybe not.

34 posted on 04/01/2013 6:35:10 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Wolfie

Good luck with that.


35 posted on 04/01/2013 6:37:39 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: raybbr
Mexican drug cartels are coming to America

Coming, my a**. They're here, walking the streets among us as part of the huge illegal immigrant population and protected by claims of racism if even questioned.

In addition, members of DOJ, HS, ICE, Congress and myriad state and local officials are on their payroll.

The joining of forces by the two political crime syndicates (Democrats & Republicans) and the Mexican drug cartels is a marriage made in heaven.

Those that can't be bought off will be intimidated into silence or inaction!!! A few car bombs, murders of family members (wives & kids) will have even the bravest toeing the line.

36 posted on 04/01/2013 6:43:12 AM PDT by varon (USA Nationalist)
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To: raybbr

Legalize it. Problem solved.


37 posted on 04/01/2013 7:14:19 AM PDT by Force of Truth (Intelligence and virtue are preferable in a candidate, but I'd much rather he or she be stingy.)
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To: raybbr

Chicago. Go figure.


38 posted on 04/01/2013 7:15:15 AM PDT by Force of Truth (Intelligence and virtue are preferable in a candidate, but I'd much rather he or she be stingy.)
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To: TYVets
The War on Drugs has been going on for 42 years. The longest war in the history of the United States.

Why can't it be won?

Corruption.

What enables corruption? Big money. What does the War on Drugs put in criminal hands? Big money. The War on Drugs inescapably contains the seeds of its own failure - as did Prohibition before it.

39 posted on 04/01/2013 7:30:12 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: Fai Mao; 1010RD
The War on Drugs is an abject failure. In the same way Prohibition took a bunch of loser mopes and turned them into millionaire crime bosses, the War on Drugs has created billion dollar drug mafias.

It’s time to try the alternative - personal responsibility. Get government out of the prohibition business.

Yep I agree. But, at this point legalization will not work because the Cartels won’t give up the monopoly

Rumrunners didn't willingly give up their monopoly - it was taken from them by the free market, a more powerful force than any government (at least, any government that this Land of the Free should tolerate).

40 posted on 04/01/2013 7:35:10 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: raybbr

The nation’s No. 1 supplier of illegal drugs, using unaffiliated middlemen to smuggle cocaine, marijuana and heroin beyond the border.
Didn’t UPS just pay 40 million fine for not checking it’s cargo?.
Feds wink slap wrist.


41 posted on 04/01/2013 7:36:25 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: GeronL; 1010RD
The War on Drugs is an abject failure. In the same way Prohibition took a bunch of loser mopes and turned them into millionaire crime bosses, the War on Drugs has created billion dollar drug mafias.

It’s time to try the alternative - personal responsibility. Get government out of the prohibition business.

legalize murder and rape and they will go away

/sarcasm

False parallel - nobody says that under legalization drug use will go away ... what will go away is the hyperinflating of drug profits and channeling of those profits into crimininal hands.

42 posted on 04/01/2013 7:37:44 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: Moonman62

But they will get the white guys for it.


43 posted on 04/01/2013 7:40:45 AM PDT by DeWalt
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To: dforest

No need to register. The get their guns from the ATF.


44 posted on 04/01/2013 7:43:04 AM PDT by DeWalt
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To: a fool in paradise; 1010RD
It’s time to try the alternative - personal responsibility. Get government out of the prohibition business.

That's a good one. If you are going to rely on "personal responsibility" then you HAVE to end the welfare state first.

No you don't - even under our far-too-expansive welfare system there's a cost to being an alcoholic and would be a cost to being a legal drug addict.

45 posted on 04/01/2013 7:43:09 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

What part of PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY don’t you understand? No one else is OBLIGATED to pay for “YOUR” personal responsibility, whether that is to buying food for your children or paying your rent and gas bill.

Drugs are just something that can make it even harder to meet your economic responsibilities when you choose to leech off The State (and taxpayers) to fund a drug habit.

Don’t use the “personal responsibility” meme without extending that to government’s day to day operations.


46 posted on 04/01/2013 7:50:44 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise
even under our far-too-expansive welfare system there's a cost to being an alcoholic and would be a cost to being a legal drug addict.

Don’t use the “personal responsibility” meme without extending that to government’s day to day operations.

Which part of "far-too-expansive" don’t you understand? I'm all for ending welfare - but not for using that as an excuse for continuing to enrich criminals with the War on Drugs.

47 posted on 04/01/2013 8:18:07 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Your health care is now in the hands of the same government that has been fighting the War on Drugs for these 40+ years.


48 posted on 04/01/2013 8:19:28 AM PDT by TYVets
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To: TYVets
Your health care is now in the hands of the same government that has been fighting the War on Drugs for these 40+ years.

Yes, and how anyone can recognize the government's inability to manage health care and yet believe that the same government can win the "war" on economics and human nature that it's been losing for 40+ years is beyond me.

49 posted on 04/01/2013 8:33:46 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Can’t smoke tobacco without breaking a bunch of rules (selling to minors, smuggling them in from Indian reservations, salvaging them from flooded warehouses, smoking indoors, smoking in a car, smoking in the presence of children, smoking at home if your employer prohibits it).

With few exceptions (such as Vegas and New Orleans) can’t buy liquor every day at the store. Can’t buy beer at the store except in restricted house. Can’t buy it at a bar 24-7. Can’t buy it if you are underage. Can’t distill spirits on your own. A beer missing from a six-pack is an “open container” if you leave the other 5 beers in the box or plastic rings. Can be busted in public for “public intoxication” if you purchase and consume more than 2 adult beverages in an hour...

The list goes on and on.

The ship has sailed.

And PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY means providing for yourself and suffering the consequences of your actions. NO welfare state if that is the case. Attempting the end the welfare state AFTER the drug door is opened will never happen. Can’t even drug test the recipients now.


50 posted on 04/01/2013 8:50:00 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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