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    Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

    Pretty much reminiscent of the 1930's here in the USA, when we had prohibition. It didn't work then, and neither does the prohibition against marijuana. The civil war in Mexico is also spilling over into the USA, where violence in border towns is an every day occurrence.

    The sooner we face the fact that the War on Drugs is a miserable failure, then legalize marijuana, and regulate it, just as we regulate alcohol, the sooner the violence and the madness will end, and the drug gangs put out of business.

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    Re: Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

    When I was in Mexico in November we took a tour and when we crossed a state border checkpoint they had Federalis with machine guns from 1930. Of course, they also had a Humvee with a .50 caliber gun tourette. The tour guide said it was because of the drug war. Then we stopped at a shop that sold pipes.
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    Re: Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

    Quote Originally Posted by independent_thinker2002 View Post
    When I was in Mexico in November we took a tour and when we crossed a state border checkpoint they had Federalis with machine guns from 1930. Of course, they also had a Humvee with a .50 caliber gun tourette. The tour guide said it was because of the drug war. Then we stopped at a shop that sold pipes.
    I had a similar experience in Venezuela.

    I swear to God, if there is not legislation to decriminalize marijuana I will personally hold every single member of our government responsible, and question their personal grasp of modernity and sanity.
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    Re: Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

    Who knows what will happen if Mexico descends into civil war.
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    Re: Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

    Quote Originally Posted by independent_thinker2002 View Post
    When I was in Mexico in November we took a tour and when we crossed a state border checkpoint they had Federalis with machine guns from 1930. Of course, they also had a Humvee with a .50 caliber gun tourette. The tour guide said it was because of the drug war. Then we stopped at a shop that sold pipes.
    Did you read the package, it's Drug's sold separately.
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    Re: Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

    Quote Originally Posted by chevydriver1123 View Post
    Who knows what will happen if Mexico descends into civil war.
    More illegals.
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    Re: Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Did you read the package, it's Drug's sold separately.
    No, but all of their pipes were shaped like penises.
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    Re: Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

    Bad drugs! Bad bad bad! Shame on you for insinuating an uprising.

    The solution will be simple. A political coupe led by US interest shall follow a "Mexican civil war". I can just see it now, Obama parading through the skies in his fleet of $11 billion choppers

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    Re: Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    More illegals.
    They'll be coined refugees, and they will be allowed to stay.
    It is those who come here to work who we'll send into the crossfire.
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