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Obama Ignores Ex-Marine
Wrongly Held In Mexican Jail

Investor´s Business Daily, by Staff

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Posted By:HollowLeg, 12/14/2012 10:34:45 PM

Foreign Relations: A veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan is chained to a jail bed for months after trying to register a souvenir rifle with Mexican authorities, and the Obama administration does nothing to correct this injustice.Since August, Jon Hammar, a former Marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been held in a notorious Mexican prison effectively run by the Zetas drug cartel. His crime: declaring to Mexican authorities that he was transporting an antique shotgun after registering the gun with U.S. Customs agents on his way to a surfing trip with buddies in Costa Rica.

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Semper fi, unlike the Obama administration.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: janylou, 12/14/2012 10:55:53 PM     (No. 9066524)

Obama´s dislike of all things military is obvious.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: killerbee, 12/14/2012 11:12:02 PM     (No. 9066545)

Obama gives up a Marine as a sacrifice to Mexican authorities still peeved over Barack´s illegal gunrunning operation.

Make a trade. The Won for Jon Hammar.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MrYules, 12/14/2012 11:15:27 PM     (No. 9066550)

This "administration" is "idealistic", in that it hates all things traditionally American. The American citizen in question is a combat veteran (therefore suspected of being at statistical risk of being a potential "terrorist" according to DHS dogma), and is also "not a person of color" (therefore not one of Holder or Obama´s "people"). Unless significant political pressure is brought to bear on this "administration" (through Congress or perhaps private sources) this man will be abandoned by his "government" (for which he risked life and lost limbs) and continue to be tortured by the Mexican "government".



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Japanorama, 12/14/2012 11:22:10 PM     (No. 9066556)

Obama will sacrifice American troops wherever and whenever it will stroke his ego.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: losgatos, 12/14/2012 11:57:07 PM     (No. 9066584)

Obama could get this guy out in five minutes and he should. However, don´t any of you ever think the US Customs people can give you any kind of permit for anything in Mexico. We are two different countries.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JonR, 12/15/2012 2:15:40 AM     (No. 9066681)

If this was some leftist do-gooder, he/she would have been released a long time ago!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jloophole, 12/15/2012 5:41:02 AM     (No. 9066779)

What can we do to help?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 12/15/2012 6:31:11 AM     (No. 9066803)

Send Dog the Bounty Hunter.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Coy860, 12/15/2012 6:39:40 AM     (No. 9066810)

May I remind everyone that Obama blew a cool million throwing a party for the Mexican President.
Obama had better start showing the majority population of this country that he is their President too. Get the white guy out of that hell hole. TODAY.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: lydwho, 12/15/2012 8:00:24 AM     (No. 9066899)

And we are destined to 4 more years of this crap!!!!! Thanks you yuppie idiots!!!!

Art

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Reply 11 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 12/15/2012 8:18:26 AM     (No. 9066929)

Unfortunately it´s not the "government" that is holding Jon Hammer, it´s the drug cartels to whom hussein has catered with F&F. The Mexican Government is terrified of these criminals who control their government and was aided and abetted by this admin. hussein has no idea how to take care of this situation or any others. Maybe a golf game with Boehner would be advantageous!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/15/2012 9:10:23 AM     (No. 9067048)

There´s something missing in this story. Why did this young man think he could carry this weapon in countries that strictly prohibit them? The fact that it is an antique and handed down in his family is irrelevant.I own one of these and, yes, it´s like a BB gun- just one that sends dozens of BBs at velocity about four times that of a Daisy air rifle. One of he first things I did in preparation for an upcoming vacation in Puerto Rico is to see if I could check it in my luggage and carry it in PR( thinking that they are almost a U.S state in so many respects and I had I found it relatively easy to travel to a Keys vacation with my handgun).It was made most apparent that I will be protected only by my wits and better judgement while visiting. Yes, we should do everything to get this soldier home but I also think this story has parts missing.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: Malia2012, 12/15/2012 9:18:38 AM     (No. 9067065)

What #6 said. Unfortunately for Jon Hammar, he doesn´t look like he could be obama´s "son", or this would be over and he would be back home. The fact that the former Marine served in both Iraq AND Afghanistan doesn´t matter to the most anti-American "president" in the history of this Country. Thanks again, obamabots. Sleep well.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: wws, 12/15/2012 10:20:59 AM     (No. 9067239)

as previous posters have implied, this is just about trying to extort a million dollar bribe to get him out. Since he´s an ex-serviceman, they think the US government (or his family) will come up with the money.

Extortion, plain and simple. It´s what the Mexicans do, it´s what they´ve always done.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 12/15/2012 10:27:33 AM     (No. 9067249)

Obie sees this as a form of gun control....one less vetrean with experience.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: xique, 12/15/2012 12:30:39 PM     (No. 9067492)

A real commander in chief would say, "Release him unharmed immediately or an expeditionary force of marines will do it."

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Kristen, 12/15/2012 5:12:27 PM     (No. 9067977)

The nonaction reveals a great deal about Obama and Hillary.

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