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Mexican police find
improvised border drug cannon
that threw packets of marijuana

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Ribicon, 2/26/2013 2:14:57 PM

Mexicali, Mexico — Police in the border city of Mexicali say they have recovered a powerful improvised cannon used to hurl packets of marijuana across a border fence into California. Police told the Televisa network that the device was made up of a plastic pipe and a crude metal tank that used compressed air from the engine of an old car. The apparatus fired cylinders packed with drugs that weighed as much as 30 pounds, police. It was confiscated last week after U.S. officers told Mexican police that they had been confiscating a large number of drug packages that appeared to

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On hearing that we´re lagging in the drug wars, Emperor Zero authorized a top-priority black budget item to develop a choom cannon of our own.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Poca Dot, 2/26/2013 2:18:40 PM     (No. 9197464)

All I ever got from one of those was a lousy T shirt

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Reply 2 - Posted by: woodsman, 2/26/2013 2:26:24 PM     (No. 9197475)

Maui Powie?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rarebear, 2/26/2013 2:31:06 PM     (No. 9197481)

Sounds like they were using a "potato gun". Very low tech, but ingenious, nonetheless. It´s a shame Mexico´s Top-Down economy (I.e., Obama´s model economy) can´t utilize the ingenuity of its own people - outside of narco enterprises.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: corndoggies, 2/26/2013 2:44:32 PM     (No. 9197494)

Where there´s a will, there´s a way.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rubberneck, 2/26/2013 2:45:54 PM     (No. 9197496)

Did they acquire it from Eric "Fast and Furious" Holder?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: schnapps, 2/26/2013 2:54:51 PM     (No. 9197508)

Gives new meaning to the phrase shooting up.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/26/2013 3:00:29 PM     (No. 9197512)

Is this part of Obama`s NASA Outreach Program?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 2/26/2013 3:01:28 PM     (No. 9197514)

Great line #1!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: wws, 2/26/2013 3:12:38 PM     (No. 9197531)

"Sounds like they were using a "potato gun"."

LOL - I made one once that did a pretty good job of shooting tennis balls!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: metalman2, 2/26/2013 3:17:55 PM     (No. 9197537)

I was in Nuevo Laredo, MX last fall the day after some guys backed a flat bed semi up to the fence and used a catapult to launch bundles over to an awaiting truck.

Back up, uncover, launch a dozen packages, cover and go --- all of about 10 minutes according to the guys I was visiting with.

There´s no way to stop this stuff.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: vesicant, 2/26/2013 4:24:17 PM     (No. 9197637)

There are probably a lot of Democrats stupid enough to volunteer to catch those 30 pound packages. I say we let them....

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Reply 12 - Posted by: provide, 2/27/2013 7:40:55 AM     (No. 9198477)

Next will be the circus cannon launching illegals.

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