This escalation of the 'drug war' is, in my opinion, entirely meth related. Ever since states here in the U.S. cracked down on ingredients needed to make methamphetamine the manufacture of it went south of the border, fueling this new drug cartel.
These drug smugglers are more violent than ever. Obvious to me is that many are also using meth. Meth makes people into maniacs. It severely disrupts normal neurotransmitters and makes people crazy.
I think you have evidence here that making drugs illegal and hard to get fuels underworld crime. Also, meth is worse than heroin. But, when it was a cottage industry in rural America, we never saw anything like this.
FOXNews.com - 7 Mexican police officers killed in Ciudad Juarez
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- Gunmen ambushed two police vehicles at a busy intersection in this drug- and violence-plagued city, killing seven officers and a 17-year-old boy who was passing by, authorities said.
Six of the police officers killed in Friday's attack were federal, and one was a local police woman, said Enrique Torres Valadez, a spokesman for the state of Chihuahua, where Ciudad Juarez is located. Two local police officers were in critical condition.
Authorities said the police officers had stopped to talk to a street vendor who flagged them down for he