Bag of Severed Heads Left Near Mexican School

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    "With the government cracking down on the drug trade, gangs are turning to extortion, according to the BBC. Last month, dozens of teachers in Acapulco said gangs had threatened them with violence if they did not hand over half their salaries."

    Legalizing drugs won't stop this.

    Bag of Severed Heads Left Near Mexican School | NBC Dallas-Fort Worth
     
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    This should be among the most worrisome issues everyone. I think it's going to take the military to fight this. One of the most violent cartels has been operating since the late 90's. One has to wonder why this has been neglected for so many years.

    So you don't think that legalizing street drugs might slow it down...just a bit?
     
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    Doesn't look like it after reading this.
     
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    Not sure why you read this to mean that removing the Illegal Trade they are participation in, will not decrease the violence.

    There is drug Violence for 1 reason only. Because it is a Black Market, and there are Unimaginable profits to be made, Because of it being a Black Market.

    Legalizing Pot alone would make a serious dent in the Trade.

    I can understand why harder drugs are illegal, But I will never understand why we spend Billions and create a Violent Black Market, In an effort to keep a plant, that is less dangerous than Booze, illegal.
     
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    I'm sorry to hear it, get involved.
     
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    Mexican parents pullin' their kids outta school due to drug violence...
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    Fears of violence shake Mexico schools
    Mon, Oct 03, 2011 - PANIC: Teachers are protesting against growing insecurity around schools because of drug violence, which has even forced parents to take their children out of classes
     
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    A couple of predator drones will remind them why they shouldn't fuck with us.
     
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    It's worked great in Pakistan. :cuckoo:
     
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    We've pretty much decimated their leadership since we started using those. These gangs are not military. They don't actually stand for anything. These cowards would scatter to a few well placed military strikes from the US.
     
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    Coming soon to a school near you
     

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