Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tango3, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    [stoner]:eek: I WANT SOME TOO:[stoner]

    Somebody needs to ask Michael Chertoff what he’s smoking. “Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff on Monday blamed tightened security on the U.S.-Mexico border for increased violence there, and he said the border probably will not be fully secured until 2011, two years after President Bush leaves office,” reports CNS News. “Chertoff added that quelling the violence will require working with the Mexican government - and millions of dollars from American taxpayers if Congress funds the Merida Initiative. The multi-year proposal would give Mexico $500 million and $50 million to Central America in 2008 to fight the drug cartels - another $450 million and $100 million respectively will be given for fiscal year 2009.”
    Sounds like a threat. Of course, the Mérida Initiative will do nothing to stop the drug business because it is a fantastically profitable venture for Wall Street and the governments of Mexico and the United States. More than stopping the drug trade, the Mérida Initiative is an excuse to install a whole lot of expensive control grid technology south of the border, including fancy helicopters and surveillance aircraft. I was shocked, simply shocked to discovered this boondoggle effort — estimated to eventually cost the American taxpayer a whopping $1.4 billion — is backed by the Council on Foreign Relations. The guys at the CFR picked up the idea from the neolib Felipe Calderón. Recall Calderón stealing the election from Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the candidate elected by the Mexican people. Now Calderón wants to soak the American people, but then that’s what neolibs do — soak people to the bone.
    But back to Chertoff. “We have to recognize that both countries (U.S. and Mexico) have a common interest in secu
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