What if Mexico falls to the drug lords?

“Mexico is one of two countries that “bear consideration for a rapid and sudden collapse,” according to a report by the U.S. Joint Forces Command on worldwide security threats,” according to the El Paso Times.

The ongoing drug war in Mexico is a disaster.  The drug lords are winning.  Nothing appears to be able to curb Americans’ appetite for drugs.  And our government isn’t about to decriminalize them anytime soon.

Over 5,000 people died in the Mexican drug war last year.  “About 8,463 drug executions have occurred during the first two years of Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s six-year term in office,” according to an online source.

Unfortunately, Mexico is avoiding the issue by taking a stance similar to that of Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido.  To wit, “Last week, Mexican President Felipe Calderon instructed his embassy and consular officials to promote a positive image of Mexico.”

Oh sure.  A positive image will fix everything.  Creo que no!

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