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2,000 Illegal Weapons Cross US-Mexico Border Per Day: Report
Insight Crime ^ | January 22, 2015 | David Gagne

Posted on 02/24/2018 4:36:51 PM PST by Republican Wildcat

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I'm sure these "gun control" advocates will show their sincerity and consistency by now supporting increased border security, including the wall or fencing to stop this free-flowing black market of illegal guns (which would have no background checks or safeguards preventing purchase) - not to mention organized crime and gang activity, human trafficking, environmental damage, tons of heroin and other deadly drugs which are destroying communities, etc.
1 posted on 02/24/2018 4:36:51 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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Good, then Mexico should pay for the wall.


2 posted on 02/24/2018 4:43:14 PM PST by greenishness
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To: Republican Wildcat

Mexico should build their own wall.


3 posted on 02/24/2018 4:46:39 PM PST by Paladin2
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730,000 per year.

They’re coming armed. They’re bringing their own.


4 posted on 02/24/2018 4:48:43 PM PST by combat_boots (God bless Israel and all who protect and defend her! Merry Christmas! In God We Trust!)
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Deja vu ala fast and furious. Seems Obama and Hildebeast were promoting this around that time. If people are serious about stpping gun trafficking to Mexico, SHUT DOWN THE ATF!


5 posted on 02/24/2018 4:48:54 PM PST by antidisestablishment ( Xenophobia is the only sane response to multiculturalism’s irrational cultural exuberance)
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Some 40 percent of firearms used by drug traffickers in Mexico come from Texas alone, the report stated.

There are other reports to consider...

Mexico's Gun Supply and the 90 Percent Myth

As we discussed in a previous analysis, the 90 percent number was derived from a June 2009 U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report to Congress on U.S. efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico (see external link).

According to the GAO report, some 30,000 firearms were seized from criminals by Mexican authorities in 2008. Of these 30,000 firearms, information pertaining to 7,200 of them (24 percent) was submitted to the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for tracing. Of these 7,200 guns, only about 4,000 could be traced by the ATF, and of these 4,000, some 3,480 (87 percent) were shown to have come from the United States.

This means that the 87 percent figure relates to the number of weapons submitted by the Mexican government to the ATF that could be successfully traced are not from the total number of weapons seized by Mexican authorities or even from the total number of weapons submitted to the ATF for tracing. In fact, the 3,480 guns positively traced to the United States equals less than 12 percent of the total arms seized in Mexico in 2008 and less than 48 percent of all those submitted by the Mexican government to the ATF for tracing. This means that almost 90 percent of the guns seized in Mexico in 2008 were not traced back to the United States.


6 posted on 02/24/2018 4:52:34 PM PST by TigersEye (13 Russian Facebook trolls ... and a Siberian partridge in a Russian Olive tree.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

If the leftists ever succeed in really tightening gun laws in the US, the 2,000 per day across the southern border will skyrocket. Every other illegal crossing some poorly guarded stretch of the border would have a backpack full of pistols and broken down rifles, as many as could be carried.

And there is a Kalashnikov factory in Venezuela, as well as other gun makers in South American, and then arms from all over the world would find their way through Mexico.


7 posted on 02/24/2018 4:52:45 PM PST by Will88
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Hmm...I wonder if the Las Vegas shooter was involved in an Obama sponsored fast/furious type FBI operation, and When Trump got elected, the FBI told him he was on his own unless he shot up something...


8 posted on 02/24/2018 4:54:07 PM PST by Jan_Sobieski (Sanctification)
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I doubt the number but it’s even more reason to build the wall.


9 posted on 02/24/2018 5:04:08 PM PST by libertylover (Kurt Schlicter: "They wonder why they got Trump. They are why they got Trump")
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Mr. Fast & Furious


10 posted on 02/24/2018 5:05:31 PM PST by Vlad The Inhaler (The only trannie I want to see is a Muncie 4 Speed M-22 Rock Crusher)
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Hint for the clueless:

The 2,000 guns guns per day are not going to NRA members.


11 posted on 02/24/2018 5:07:03 PM PST by buffaloguy (Bond arms Cowbot)
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Oh, that’s just Eric Holder’s little side business.


12 posted on 02/24/2018 5:07:24 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (<img src="http://i.imgur.com/WukZwJP.gif" width=800>)
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To: TigersEye; ExTexasRedhead; mazda77

I remember from years ago there was a TV show called “the Lineup.” It was in Black and White so that tells you it was a long time ago. One of the lines used when having an actual lineup on the show was one of the cops telling those there to view the suspects “pay no attention to their answers, as they often lie!” Well when I read this pagefull of statistical $hit from the government, that line rings true when applied to our government. Pay no attention to the statistics shown, because you have no reasonable “expectation” that any of it is truthful. It’s what they want you to believe, and any correlation between that and the truth is purely coincidental.


13 posted on 02/24/2018 5:20:46 PM PST by vette6387
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Figures don’t lie but liars can sure figure.

The Mexican cartels do international business in the drug trade. Guns are an integral part of that. Why would they want semi-autos from the USA when they could get full auto AK’s from just about anybody else who trades in drugs i.e. China, the Norks, Barry’s buddies in Hezbollah, etc? I’m sure that selective fire weapons cross the border with the drugs due to the drug cartel loophole.


14 posted on 02/24/2018 5:26:21 PM PST by 43north (Its hard to stop a man when he knows what's right and he keeps on coming.)
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If they so abhor this horrible gun influx then I feel certain MEXICANS will comprise 100% of the Wall Completion Parade trumpet section.

Because we’re generous, we won’t charge them to march in ecstatic support.


15 posted on 02/24/2018 5:33:46 PM PST by gaijin
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As the saying goes; there are lies, damn lies and statistics.

If you don’t know how the data was collected, how it was compiled, what’s presented and what’s left out and all the methods used to produce it you don’t really know what you’ve got.


16 posted on 02/24/2018 5:34:14 PM PST by TigersEye (13 Russian Facebook trolls ... and a Siberian partridge in a Russian Olive tree.)
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Yep. This article is BS (not your excerpt).

They get their actual "Assault Rifles", selective fire, free with their loads of cocaine or from corrupt military and police.

They don't need to buy expensive semis from licensed dealers in the US and risk smuggling them across the border.

17 posted on 02/24/2018 5:41:50 PM PST by Eagles6
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Plenty of corrupt police and military in Mexico.
Plenty of smuggling from the ME, South America and China too.

As pragmatic criminals I'm sure they get what they want from anywhere they can from anyone who will sell it. The CIA is always helpful with that.

grenades, RPGs, shoulder fired rockets, anti-aircraft guns, night vision equipment, body armor

18 posted on 02/24/2018 5:58:53 PM PST by TigersEye (13 Russian Facebook trolls ... and a Siberian partridge in a Russian Olive tree.)
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To: Republican Wildcat
Makes a good story:


CLICK

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19 posted on 02/24/2018 6:03:12 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (President Trump divides Americans . . . from anti-Americans.)
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Thanks for the info.

Nothing surprises me with the odungo regime.

20 posted on 02/24/2018 6:19:08 PM PST by Eagles6
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