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Cartels flood US with cheap meth
Associated Press, by Jim Salter

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 10/11/2012 10:54:16 AM

ST. LOUIS — Mexican drug cartels are quietly filling the void in the nation's drug market created by the long effort to crack down on American-made methamphetamine, flooding U.S. cities with exceptionally cheap, extraordinarily potent meth from factory-like "superlabs." (Snip) The cartels are expanding into the U.S. meth market just as they did with heroin: developing an inexpensive, highly addictive form of the drug and sending it through the same pipeline already used to funnel marijuana and cocaine, authorities said.

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Lovely. Gosh, it's a good thing Barack Hussein Obama has taken border security so seriously. /s off/

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GOP_U_BET, 10/11/2012 10:57:42 AM     (No. 8925566)

This really is a big deal. Depressed and out of work people who might never ever turn to drugs will be vulnerable to trying anything for a few moments of freedom. Meth is instantly addictive and this new stuff is probably even worse in this regard.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Douglas DC, 10/11/2012 11:06:47 AM     (No. 8925605)

Don't think for a minute that they aren't being helped by Al Queda and Hezzbollah.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 10/11/2012 11:08:54 AM     (No. 8925613)

This is what happens when you watch "Breaking Bad" and you're actually taking notes.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Freeloader, 10/11/2012 11:17:40 AM     (No. 8925637)

Well, I for one think this is just so much right wing nonsense. And Big Sis would agree!

"There is a perception that the border is worse now than it ever has been. That is wrong. The border is better now than it ever has been."

Janet Napolitano
El Paso, Texas
March 24, 2011

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 10/11/2012 11:20:24 AM     (No. 8925651)

The open-borders crowd allowed the importation of a huge drug distribution infrastructure.

Yeah, and it was Bush's fault (among others).

Eisenhower, with his far-sighted 'Operation Wetback' was probably the greatest US President in the 20th century.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jsanders, 10/11/2012 11:41:29 AM     (No. 8925722)

Doing the work that Americans won't do?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: skedaddle, 10/11/2012 11:43:49 AM     (No. 8925730)

Can I go back to buying Sudafed without jumping through hoops now that the meth industry has moved south?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 10/11/2012 11:51:19 AM     (No. 8925751)

My first thought/hope, too #2. It's absolutely ridiculous that we have to show ID to buy Sudafed.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MattO, 10/11/2012 12:42:35 PM     (No. 8925884)

If I were President drones would be bombing the crap out of these "labs". And I would hire 25,000 American workers to complete a border fence with Mexico, ASAP. The few open crossing areas would almost require a colonoscopy for US entrance!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tisHimself, 10/11/2012 12:52:43 PM     (No. 8925902)

I'd be content if I could just get a primatene inhaler.

But at least I know why my meth doesn't seem good as during the Bush administration.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Japanorama, 10/11/2012 4:13:05 PM     (No. 8926460)

This is an act of war.
The primary responsibility of the U.S. Government is to protect the lives of the 311,000,000 Americans. This they are not doing.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stymie82, 10/11/2012 6:31:13 PM     (No. 8926721)

Much of the daily gun violence and carnage in Chicago stems from the cartels fighting over turf and profits.

One more thing to add to King Putt's record of failure.

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