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  • Who gains from New York’s pro-crime culture? Kathy Hochul and drug cartels

    09/14/2022 5:20:28 AM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies
    new York Post ^ | September 13, 2022 | Bob McManus
    Two-plus years into New York’s war on public order, it’s clear who the victims have been: Blood-spattered city sidewalks from Brooklyn to Buffalo speak for themselves. But cui bono — who are the beneficiaries? Gov. Kathy Hochul, for one. And the Mexican drug cartels. Hochul because she’s soaring politically as the titular head of a Democratic Party that elevates post-George Floyd ideology over common sense and public safety. She’s Andrew Cuomo’s cynical little sister in this regard — not so bombastic as her predecessor but equally invested in the criminal justice “reforms” that have turned so many urban neighborhoods into...
  • Meth has changed, and it’s sabotaging Oregon’s mental health system

    08/04/2022 1:25:19 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 85 replies
    Oregon Public Broadcasting ^ | 08/04/2022 | Emily Green (The Lund Report)
    Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series In the state with the highest rate of meth use in the nation, the drug is driving severe mental illness among criminal defendants at the state psychiatric hospital, and other patients are paying the price.Every time Anthony Ware got out of prison, he noticed the meth in Portland tasted more like chemicals. “My daily routine was like, wake up, eat a piece, let that kick in, and then smoke to keep my high,” he said of that time in his life. It was the “good stuff,” cooked by local bikers,...
  • Mexican Cartels Fly 9,000 Drone Flights into U.S. to Surveil Law Enforcement Operations

    04/14/2022 6:04:11 PM PDT · by bitt · 39 replies
    judicialwatch ^ | 4/12/2022 | judicialwatch
    Mexican drug cartels have conducted more than 9,000 drone flights into U.S. airspace in the last year to surveil American law enforcement and security operations in the southern border region, a senior Homeland Security official told Judicial Watch this week. The drones are observing federal, state, county, and city agencies near the Mexican border, including the U.S. Border Patrol, Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas National Guard, county sheriffs and local police. The Border Patrol, which operates under Customs and Border Protection (CBP), has captured about a dozen of the drones, and accessed the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles’ (UAVs) guidance and...
  • Greg Casar wins Democratic primary for Austin and San Antonio area congressional seat

    03/02/2022 6:38:52 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 13 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | MARCH 1, 2022 | ABBY LIVINGSTON
    Casar will be among the most progressive members of Congress ever to serve from Texas. During his tenure on the City Council, he was best known for supporting cuts to the police department and his fight against the encampment bans that had translated into homeless citizens living in tents in public parks and under Interstate 35 bridges. He had the backing of prominent progressives like U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, but also the support of prominent locals like Austin Mayor Steve Adler and former state Sen. Wendy Davis. Rodriguez, seen as his most competitive rival, warned...
  • Mexico: Canadians killed at resort over international gang debts, police say

    01/25/2022 4:20:39 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    The killing of two Canadians at a resort on Mexico’s Caribbean coast last week was motivated by debts between international gangs apparently dedicated to drug and weapons trafficking, according to a senior Mexican prosecutor. “The investigations indicate that this attack was motivated by debts that arose from transnational illegal activities that the victims participated in,” said Oscar Montes, the chief prosecutor of the Quintana Roo state, on Tuesday. “The information [is] that they were involved in weapons and drug trafficking, among other crimes.”
  • Think Legal Weed Cut Down On Crime? Think Again

    12/17/2021 8:48:35 AM PST · by fishtank · 81 replies
    America Uncovered ^ | 12-16-21 | America Uncovered
    Think Legal Weed Cut Down On Crime? Think Again America Uncovered 470K subscribers 49,491 views Dec 16, 2021 If you thought legalizing weed would cut down on crime, think again. t did cut down on crime in a way—pot smokers were no longer being prosecuted for smoking, and some growers did come out of the shadows. But it also brought in the drug cartels who could hide their illegal growing operations amidst the tons of legal ones that sprang up. Watch this episode of America Uncovered for how the cartels are moving in where marijuana is legalized, the use of...
  • Sinaloa Cartel Ring Busted in U.S. 1,400 Miles from its Mexican Headquarters

    12/09/2021 5:27:32 AM PST · by hamburger hill · 27 replies
    JW ^ | 12-07-2021 | JW
    The large-scale drug trafficking operation of an infamous cartel just got busted in a mountain state some 1,400 miles from its Mexican headquarters and only one U.S. official, a local prosecutor, has dared to acknowledge the obvious; “This poison is coming over from our southern border unchecked,” said the elected prosecutor of Colorado’s largest district. “It will not stop coming over the border from Mexico into our communities until the federal government takes that porous border seriously.” His name is John Kellner, district attorney in the state’s 18th Judicial District which serves a population of about 1.3 million and covers...
  • China’s Alliance With Mexican Cartels Continues to Fuel Deadly Fentanyl Crisis in US: Former DEA Official

    08/26/2021 9:47:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 08/26/2021 | J.M. Phelps
    Distributing and trafficking fentanyl to the United States is the “perfect tool” in the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) campaign of “unrestricted warfare” against the West, according to a former division head of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).“They are not dropping bombs or putting armies on the ground in America, but they’re still killing Americans at record levels,” said Derek Maltz, former head of the Special Operations Division of the DEA, referring to the CCP’s plan to destabilize the country using unconventional forms of warfare.“They’re taking advantage of massive, addicted population in America.”Maltz’s warning comes as a new report found that...
  • Opening America’s Borders Is Not Compassionate, It’s Inhumane

    07/06/2021 10:07:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 5, 2021 | John Spiers
    The more experienced hands in the emergency room diagnosed her almost at a glance. They had seen this novella many times. She was not the first, and she would not be the last.It was more than 25 years ago that we met as I worked in a border-area emergency room, but my memory of her remains crystal-clear even today. Her coal-black eyes were piercing and never rested. They radiated fear and hatred. They engaged anyone who moved near her, digesting and assessing, as she tried to answer the ancient question: “Friend or foe?” Her slow, cat-like movements were like clockwork:...
  • The deadly threat to America that no one's talking about - Even though it's much closer to home than China, Russia, or Iran

    05/25/2021 7:03:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/25/2021 | Bob Weir
    If you were to ask anyone at random, what is the most dangerous threat to our country, he'd likely say China, Russia, or Iran, because those countries are, or soon will be, a military threat to our nation. Some might say a polluted environment is our greatest enemy, while others might say the increase in rioting and looting from coast to coast. It's highly unlikely that many people will say the greatest threat comes from the drug cartels that destroy the lives of tens of thousands of Americans each year. Deaths from illicit drug use can be differentiated in several...
  • Facebook Profits From Human Trafficking While Banning Trump

    05/12/2021 7:33:18 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 6 replies
    Noisy Room ^ | May 9, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    For the Facebook Advisory Board to continue the ban on President Donald J. Trump posting content on Facebook and Instagram, while Facebook accepts ad revenue and content from drug and human traffickers who funneled kids into the Biden administration’s unsafe and unsanitary kid cages along our border with Mexico, is the height of hypocrisy and pulls the curtain back and shows Mark Zuckerberg is more interested in power and profit than protecting people from harm. As Fox Business reported the dictatorial decision: “The Board has upheld Facebook’s decision on January 7, 2021, to restrict then-President Donald Trump’s access to posting...
  • Facebook Profits From Human Trafficking While Banning Trump

    05/07/2021 4:57:48 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 5 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | May 7, 2021 | Daniel John Sobieski
    For the Facebook Advisory Board to continue the ban on President Donald J. Trump posting content on Facebook and Instagram, while Facebook accepts ad revenue and content from drug and human traffickers who funneled kids into the Biden administration’s unsafe and unsanitary kid cages along our border with Mexico, is the height of hypocrisy and pulls the curtain back and shows Mark Zuckerberg more interested in power and profit than protecting people from harm/ As Fox Business reported the dictatorial decision: "The Board has upheld Facebook’s decision on January 7, 2021, to restrict then-President Donald Trump’s access to posting content...
  • Federal Govt Under Biden a ‘Logistics Team’ for Drug Cartels (says Rep. Andy Biggs, Border Patrol Union)

    04/13/2021 3:40:32 AM PDT · by Liz · 9 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | Apr 12, 2021 | ASHLEY OLIVER
    Biden releasing 1000's of illegals into the country, after apprehension at the border, is effectively aiding the drug cartel business, says Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), explaining that the Biden government is functioning as a “logistics” arm for cartels, criminal organizations that operate at illegal entryways into the US from Mexico. “..... it’s how to move product from the depot to delivery. Before Biden, you'd hire the cartel which subcontracted to the coyote, who was either an employee or a subcontractor; that coyote’s jobs was to deliver the product, a human being, trafficked over the border.” The Arizona congressman detailed a...
  • Senator Collins: I Toured the Border. Cartel Members Taunted Us.

    03/26/2021 10:03:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 66 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 3/26/2021 1115 hrs edt | Katie Pavlich
    Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins toured the U.S.-Mexico border overnight with a delegation led by Texas Republican Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn. The trip continues through Mission, Texas today with a boat tour, but they've already seen the crisis first hand. At $6000 per person with 3000 crossings in a 24 hour period, cartels are making approximately 18 million a day. Townhall's Julio Rosas has been reporting from the border for weeks and has watched human smugglers bring illegal immigrants across the Rio Grande in rafts.
  • Has Joe Biden Sold America out to the Mexican Drug Cartels? (You bet he has!!!)

    03/14/2021 4:26:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 14, 2021 | Wayne Allyn Root
    I told you so. It's become crystal clear I was right on the money. I've said for two years now on my national radio show that the best thing that could ever happen for the Mexican drug cartels would be a Democratic presidential victory. Mexican drug kingpins have waited their entire lives for this fantasy. They must be singing, dancing and toasting champagne right now, because President Joe Biden is the greatest gift ever bestowed upon the Mexican cartels. Experts estimated the money made on drug trafficking by the cartels at around $500 billion a year. That's half a trillion...
  • Louie Gohmert: Biden is 'complicit in helping fund drug cartels and human traffickers' (VIDEO)

    03/11/2021 11:57:52 AM PST · by RandFan · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 11 | Rep. Louie Gohmert
    @replouiegohmert President Biden, or whoever is pulling his strings, is complicit in helping fund drug cartels and human traffickers. It’s time to end the #BidenBorderCrisis. Secure the border. Video...
  • Islamists target Arizona base

    11/26/2007 3:51:33 AM PST · by Man50D · 54 replies · 272+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | November 26, 2007 | Sara A. Carter
    Fort Huachuca, the nation's largest intelligence-training center, changed security measures in May after being warned that Islamist terrorists, with the aid of Mexican drug cartels, were planning an attack on the facility. Fort officials changed security measures after sources warned that possibly 60 Afghan and Iraqi terrorists were to be smuggled into the U.S. through underground tunnels with high-powered weapons to attack the Arizona Army base, according to multiple confidential law enforcement documents obtained by The Washington Times. "A portion of the operatives were in the United States, with the remainder not yet in the United States," according to one...
  • Special Report: Burner phones and banking apps: Meet the Chinese 'brokers' laundering Mexican drug money

    12/07/2020 5:43:55 PM PST · by thecodont · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 3, 20204:57 AMUpdated 5 days ago | By Drazen Jorgic
    GUADALAJARA (Reuters) - Early next year, a Chinese businessman named Gan Xianbing will be sentenced in a Chicago courtroom for laundering just over $530,000 in Mexican cartel drug money. Gan, 50, was convicted in February of money laundering and operating an unlicensed money-transfer business that whisked cartel cash from U.S. drug sales offshore. Gan has maintained his innocence; his lawyers say he was entrapped by U.S. authorities. The trial garnered few headlines and little of the public fascination reserved for kingpins of powerful narcotics syndicates that U.S. federal prosecutors said Gan served. Still, U.S. law enforcement officials told Reuters that...
  • The Disputed Presidential Election [Weekly Update]

    11/15/2020 9:04:29 AM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 15, 2020 | Tom Fitton
    Joe Biden Is Not ‘President-Elect’ Public Colleges Defy the Law with Segregated Events to Further Diversity Mexican Cartels’ Ability to Control Territory, Co-opt Governments is a Great Threat to U.S. Joe Biden Is Not ‘President-Elect’ Changing vote counts after Election Day raises significant legal and constitutional concerns, and President Trump should use every legal and constitutional remedy to ensure that the American people can trust the results. Meanwhile, the media, including social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, are inaccurately labeling Biden as president-elect. No official sources have called the election. Federal law and the Constitution limit official sources...
  • KINGS OF COCAINE Mexican cartels now using explosive-packed DRONES in chilling new brand of warfare

    08/22/2020 7:57:02 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 18 replies
    The sun ^ | 21 Aug 2020 | Ben Hill
    The drones are loaded with C4, an explosive reserved for military use, with additional ammunition of pellets to cause further damage. Part of the population of Tepalcatepec and even the self-defence groups have begun to move as they fear that it is not possible to tackle this new form of attack. One dangerous scam involves forcing pharmacies to buy bogus medicines, which in turn end up in the bloodstreams of genuinely sick people needing treatment. While another is to steal petrol out of buried pipelines leading to fuel shortages and dangerous explosions. Last year was the worst year in the...