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  • House committee finds Chinese government pushes fentanyl materials, fueling drug crisis

    04/17/2024 6:05:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    Just The News ^ | April 16, 2024 11:00pm | Steven Richards
    This is the latest evidence that China has said one thing and done another when it comes to its role in the fentanyl crisis. Anew report Tuesday detailing the Chinese Communist Party’s role in the fentanyl crisis plaguing the country details the findings of a House investigation that concluded the Chinese government subsidizes the manufacturing and export of fentanyl materials and refuses to crack down on the illicit market. The report, released by the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, coincided with a public hearing with former Attorney General Bill Barr, former DEA Chief of Operations Ray Donovan,...
  • Death threat: Mexican cartel forced witness to cancel congressional testimony

    04/11/2024 5:49:24 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Thursday, April 11, 2024 | Stephen Dinan
    A Mexican drug cartel used death threats to force a tribal leader to back out of testifying to Congress this week, according to another tribal leader who did show up to tell lawmakers just how much power the drug lords have accumulated.Jeffrey Stiffarm, president of the Fort Belknap Indian Community in Montana, said he didn’t want to name the fellow leader who backed out, but he said the threat seemed real and credible.“One thing that we really seem to overlook all the time is the threats, the death threats we get from cartel leaders,” he told the House Natural Resources...
  • This Is How Metastatic Immigration Kills a City - This is Everyone's Future

    03/23/2024 6:32:30 AM PDT · by Twotone · 38 replies
    Elizabeth Nickson.Substack ^ | March 3, 2024 | Elizabeth Nickson
    One of my mentors was a cousin by marriage who was a biophysicist, prominent too - he was terraforming Mars with NASA when he died. He and his wife Jane were founding professors at York University. Jane had travelled by bus to Idi Amin’s Uganda to research her doctorate from the London School of Economics, proceeded to a law degree, and he ended his career as head of the Royal Society. God gave me my terrifying parents, but he also gave me Bob and Jane and I would fall on them periodically, sleep in his basement study, lined with tribal...
  • One dead after Mexican cartel opens fire on illegal immigrants taking Uber across US border without their permission

    03/15/2024 9:21:48 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Post Millennial ^ | Mar 10, 2024 | Hayden Cunningham
    The altercation was likely due to the illegal immigrants attempting to cross the border without cartel permission. . Members of a Mexican cartel opened fire on illegal immigrants who were utilizing Uber rides to cross the into the US across southern border unlawfully... The incident occurred in Caborca, an area heavily under the control of Mexican cartels. The victims, all from Ecuador, were traveling in three separate Uber vehicles when they came under attack from the cartel. Tragically, one woman lost her life in the shooting, while four others sustained injuries. According to an internal Border patrol memo leaked to...
  • Chris Hansen sounds alarm after sting nets migrants 'pimping' others 'indebted' to cartels

    03/10/2024 3:21:32 AM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/09/24 | Charles Creitz
    "Takedown" host Chris Hansen - also known for his longtime show "To Catch a Predator," which followed police sting operations targeting pedophiles - said his latest project led him to encounter migrants who were soliciting women for sex and others being solicited themselves. Hansen told Fox News the idea of "migrant crime" is "not a hoax," but becoming a real problem in some quarters where it has led to alleged criminal sex rings, after MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Jen Psaki mocked the issue being the top concern for voters in Virginia. Maddow joked it does have a "very contested" border...
  • Tim Tebow Testifies Before Congress, Speaking On Child Exploitation And Human Trafficking

    03/07/2024 3:57:00 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 42 replies
    One America News ^ | 6 Mar, 2024 | Abril Elfi
    Tim Tebow, a former NFL quarterback, spoke before Congress on the subject of human trafficking as well as strategies to stop the rise of child exploitation. On Wednesday, Tebow visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., where he proposed legislation, “to enhance the capability to identify and locate the more than 50,000 unidentified children who are being abused, raped and tortured.” “To sum it up, we strive to fight for people who can’t fight for themselves,” Tebow said. The former NFL star emphasized that there needed to be more precautions enacted in order to inhibit the online distribution of child sexual...
  • EVER DOCUMENTARY REVEALING THE ENTIRE ILLEGAL ALIEN ROUTE FROM QUITO, ECUADOR TO THE UNITED STATES

    03/05/2024 6:32:55 PM PST · by cuz1961 · 10 replies
    X ^ | Muckraker
    United States Invasion Route Exposed - FIRST EVER DOCUMENTARY REVEALING THE ENTIRE ILLEGAL ALIEN ROUTE FROM QUITO, ECUADOR TO THE UNITED STATES Muckraker followed the entire mass migration trail from Quito, Ecuador to the United States border, a journey which included: Crossing the Darién Gap. Discovering secret Chinese hotels. Getting smuggled into Mexico by the Sinaloa Cartel. Embedding with a massive caravan. Riding the Mexican Train of Death. And finally, getting kidnapped by the Gulf Cartel. In this documentary, you will learn how the United Nations is executing an industrial scale weaponized migration program and you will see the entire...
  • This Is How Metastatic Immigration Kills a City - This is Everyone’s Future

    03/03/2024 7:04:40 PM PST · by Brian Griffin · 32 replies
    Elizabeth Nickson ^ | March 3, 2024 | Elizabeth Nickson
    The city of Vancouver was built by serious Christians.... It is now a cesspit of crime, drugs, human trafficking, child sex and money laundering. The city has been taken over by a consortium of cartels, Asian and Mexican, who own through their funding of a proliferation of social justice activist groups, members of the city council, the judiciary, as well as members of the provincial and federal government, particularly those in immigration who rubber stamp the papers of the worst criminals from across the Asian world. They are all here now. The pickings are just too good. You are next...
  • Emails reveal Wren Collective had hands in more than just ‘messaging’ in Bexar Co. DA’s Office

    03/01/2024 4:34:24 AM PST · by texanyankee · 17 replies
    KSAT News ^ | 3/1/2024 | Erica Hernandez, Dillon Collier
    SAN ANTONIO – Over the past month, KSAT 12 has been investigating the relationship between the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office and the Wren Collective, a criminal justice reform group based out of Austin. KSAT 12 originally unearthed hundreds of pages of text messages between Gonzales, his staff and the founder of the Wren Collective, Jessica Brand, through a public information request. Now, we’ve obtained more than 400 pages of emails between Brand and Gonzales’ personal email that suggest Brand played a larger role at the DA’s office than Gonzales has admitted. Since our first report on Jan. 30, Gonzales...
  • Exclusive — Peter Schweizer: Fentanyl a ‘Chinese Operation Much More than It Is a Mexican Drug Cartel Operation’

    03/02/2024 3:13:34 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Mar 2024 | HANNAH BLEAU KNUDSEN
    Fentanyl is a “Chinese operation much more than it is a Mexican drug cartel operation,” Peter Schweizer, author of Blood Money: Why the Powerful Turn a Blind Eye While China Kills Americans, said during an appearance on Breitbart News Saturday. Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute (GAI) and senior contributor at Breitbart News, explained how the Chinese are using fentanyl as a weapon against the United States. “A lot of the people involved in the fentanyl trade actually have senior positions in the CCP [Chinese Communist Party] or they’re advisers to the CCP government, but the links in this...
  • Texas border czar: Operation Lone Star task force expands to build on successes

    03/02/2024 1:10:33 AM PST · by CFW · 8 replies
    The Center Square ^ | 3/1/24 | Bethany Blankley
    (The Center Square) – An Operation Lone Star task force that has seen a number of successes is expanding throughout the state to combat cartel and gang crime, led by Goliad County Sheriff Roy Boyd. Law enforcement officials from over 30 agencies met for an operational meeting this week to discuss future goals as well as expansion efforts with Texas Border Czar Mike Banks. The Center Square has reported exclusively on Boyd’s task force operations since the multi-agency initiative was launched in 2022. Initially, the OLS Task Force involved 20 agencies, including 12 sheriff’s offices, seven city police departments and...
  • Killing candidates south of the border

    02/29/2024 5:09:30 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 29 Feb, 2024 | Silvio Canto, Jr.
    The criminals know how to settle election outcomes: They kill the candidates they don’t like. If it’s Thursday morning, then it’s another post about violence in Mexico. Or as a Mexican friend said: “Dios mio todos los dias” or “My God, every day.” Yes, killing is happening too much south of the border, whether you are a journalist or a couple of candidates running for office. This is the story: Two mayoral hopefuls in the Mexican city of Maravatío have been gunned down within hours of each other, as experts warn the June 2 national elections could be the country’s...
  • Mexico is suing U.S. gun makers for selling high-powered weapons that fuel drug cartel violence

    02/27/2024 8:56:25 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 27 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 2/27/23 | Timothy Lytton
    The lawsuit, which a federal appeals court recently ruled can move forward, relies on similar theories about dangerous product design, irresponsible marketing and reckless distribution as in opioid litigation, a law professor writes. legally responsible for the criminal activity of others is precisely the type of lawsuit that the federal immunity shield was designed to block. They argue that merely selling a product that someone later uses in a crime does not amount to a violation of federal law that would deprive a manufacturer of immunity. Additionally, the gun-makers assert that, even if Mexico’s lawsuit were not barred by the...
  • Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says that Joe Biden is “clearly in partnership” with cartels

    02/25/2024 5:42:33 PM PST · by RandFan · 86 replies
    Twitter/X ^ | Feb 25 | Leading Report
    @LeadingReport BREAKING: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says that Joe Biden is “clearly in partnership” with cartels. “It’s so obvious; we saw what worked under Trump. It’s called enforcing the very things he talked about, and literally day one, Joe Biden comes out and says I’m not deporting anybody,” Paxton said. “So all the policies that worked that brought all the numbers down, when you reverse those policies, all the numbers went up. I don’t know why the media can’t figure this out. It’s really obvious.” “And Joe Biden is clearly in partnership, without saying it, without having a written...
  • Mexican cartel reportedly flooded Montana with fentanyl, meth by targeting Native Americans: ‘Prey-predator situation’

    02/11/2024 7:14:29 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | 02/10/2024 | Katherine Donlevy
    Mexican cartels have flooded Montana with fentanyl and meth – by setting up operations on Indian reservations, where law enforcement is scarce, according to a report.
  • America's 'last best place' is overrun by Mexican cartels because gangsters 'can charge 20 TIMES the price for drugs' - with overdoses 'SURGING' (Montana)

    02/10/2024 2:54:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/10/24 | Martha Williams
    Mexican drugs cartels have expanded all the way north and are targeting America's 'last best place' by preying on vulnerable Native American communities in Montana. A recent report showed Montana to be the second most 'addicted' state with 18.2 percent of the state's population using illicit drugs in 2021 - a figure that has only been rising as time goes on. Drug cartels from Mexico are drawn to the state of Montana because of how much money they can squeeze out of residents. Fentanyl pills, for example, can be sold for 20 times the price in Montana than other areas...
  • Mexican president suggests US talks on migration and drugs may suffer after drug money allegations

    02/02/2024 5:46:29 AM PST · by devane617 · 17 replies
    yahoo ^ | 02/02/2024
    Mexico’s president suggested Thursday that talks with the U.S. government on migration and drug trafficking could suffer after media reports of a U.S. investigation into alleged drug money donations for his 2006 campaign. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggested U.S. officials should apologize for what he called baseless allegations, and said it would be hard to sit down and talk about some of the most pressing issues in bilateral relations until that happens. “I don't accept this, what I want is for the U.S. government to take a stand,” López Obrador said at his daily morning press briefing. “If they...
  • Gov. Noem to Newsmax: Cartels Infiltrating Protected Tribal Lands

    02/01/2024 9:51:51 AM PST · by george76 · 19 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 31 January 2024 | Michael Katz
    Republican South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem ... Mexican drug cartels have set up shop on tribal reservations in her state because they know the federal government has jurisdiction over those lands, and that the Biden administration is "letting it happen." "Even though South Dakota isn't a neighboring state to Texas, we're on the front lines of this thing," Noem said .. "I've got nine Native American tribes, and the cartels are set up on our tribal grounds. They are facilitating this drug trafficking, this human trafficking through my tribal grounds here in South Dakota because I don't have jurisdiction there....
  • Mexico demands investigation into US military-grade weapons being used by drug cartels

    01/30/2024 3:21:16 AM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 52 replies
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico wants an urgent investigation into how U.S. military-grade weapons are increasingly being found in the hands of Mexican drug cartels, Mexico’s top diplomat said Monday.Mexico’s army is finding belt-fed machine guns, rocket launchers and grenades that are not sold for civilian use in the United States.“The (Mexican) Defense Department has warned the United States about weapons entering Mexico that are for the exclusive use of the U.S. army,” Foreign Relations Secretary Alicia Bárcena said. “It is very urgent that an investigation into this be carried out.”
  • Flashback: Iran’s Soleimani Hired Mexican Cartel Associate to Assassinate Saudi Ambassador on U.S. Soil

    01/03/2020 7:21:02 PM PST · by bitt · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/3/2020 | Joshua Caplan
    In May 2011, discussions began secretly in Mexico between a known Los Zetas associate and Quds Force operative Manssor Arbabsiar. The discussion would lead to planning a C-4 detonation at a Washington, D.C. restaurant frequented by Saudi Ambassador Adel al-Jubeir. The Quds Force operative did not know that he was being recorded in a DEA operation. Over the course of a few months, several clandestine meetings in Mexico planned strikes against the Israeli Embassy in Washington, plus and the Saudi and Israeli Embassies in Argentina. New opium trafficking lanes between the Middle East and Mexico were also charted. In July...