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spin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-27-10 04:31 PM
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5. Imagine how you would feel if your entire police force resigned ...
because the police station had been shot up by the drug gangs.

I would be looking to get some firearms to protect my family and seriously considering crossing the border to get the hell out of Mexico.
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  -Entire police force in Los Ramones, Mexico quits after gunmen attack headquarters spin  Oct-27-10 03:23 PM   #0 
  - Don't blame them one little bit.  jeepnstein   Oct-27-10 03:27 PM   #1 
  - The cartels could be stopped in a single afternoon with nothing but a few signatures..  Fumesucker   Oct-27-10 03:33 PM   #2 
  - Legalizing marijuana would be a good first step..  spin   Oct-27-10 04:25 PM   #4 
     - The end of Prohibition damn sure choked organized crime's money supply a bit..  Fumesucker   Oct-27-10 05:14 PM   #6 
        - Continuing with the "War on Drugs" is insane ...  spin   Oct-27-10 06:34 PM   #9 
        - Call it off and the truce is over  Katya Mullethov   Oct-27-10 07:11 PM   #13 
           - They're already engaged wholesale in kidnapping and ransom.  TheWraith   Oct-28-10 02:54 AM   #18 
              - Will they find that they have reached the point in their lives  Katya Mullethov   Oct-28-10 07:54 AM   #21 
                 - Why should they?  Glassunion   Oct-28-10 08:52 AM   #22 
        - They may turn to other things, but less revenue for them means less violence.  TheWraith   Oct-28-10 02:52 AM   #17 
           - Great idea, we should implement the same procedure for alcohol and tobacco..  Fumesucker   Oct-28-10 08:53 AM   #23 
           - Uhh, cocaine is addictive...  jeepnstein   Oct-29-10 03:04 PM   #29 
  - I agree  lawodevolution   Oct-27-10 06:37 PM   #11 
  - We have to stop mailing machine guns and grenades to the cartels... This is getting out of hand.  Glassunion   Oct-27-10 04:12 PM   #3 
  - Actually, you're exactly right. We SHOULD stop doing that.  TheWraith   Oct-28-10 02:55 AM   #19 
     - Shhhhhh. That makes for shitty CNN sound bites.  Glassunion   Oct-28-10 06:05 AM   #20 
  - Imagine how you would feel if your entire police force resigned ...  spin   Oct-27-10 04:31 PM   #5 
  - Not me.  jeepnstein   Oct-28-10 09:07 AM   #24 
     - If this keeps happening there will be a mass exodus from Mexico ...  spin   Oct-28-10 11:03 PM   #28 
  - Wow. That's a lot of bullet holes.  slackmaster   Oct-27-10 05:58 PM   #7 
  - I'm glad I wasn't in the building ...  spin   Oct-27-10 06:36 PM   #10 
  - I wonder how that gun ban is going for them there in Mexico  lawodevolution   Oct-27-10 06:26 PM   #8 
  - Gun bans only affect honest people not criminals. (n/t)  spin   Oct-27-10 07:00 PM   #12 
     - +1000  proteus_lives   Oct-27-10 07:55 PM   #14 
  - In support of the average Juan in Mexico...  PavePusher   Oct-27-10 10:34 PM   #15 
  - Remember how we sent gun to England in WWII? ...  spin   Oct-27-10 10:43 PM   #16 
     - Well, since the Mexican government couldn't organise an orgy in a brothel...  PavePusher   Oct-28-10 10:36 AM   #25 
        - And lose a lot of money selling booze and sex ?  Katya Mullethov   Oct-28-10 02:41 PM   #26 
  - I wonder if the people from Los Ramones could seek political asylum in the U.S.  spin   Oct-28-10 06:18 PM   #27 

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