Did Feds Allow a Mexican Drug Cartel to Sell Cocaine in the U.S.?

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    Did Feds Allow a Mexican Drug Cartel to Sell Cocaine in the U.S.?Ben on August 19, 2011

    Diana Washington Valdez,
    El Paso Times


    U.S. federal agents allegedly allowed the Sinaloa drug cartel to traffic several tons of cocaine into the United States in exchange for information about rival cartels, according to court documents filed in a U.S. federal court.

    The allegations are part of the defense of Vicente Zambada-Niebla, who was extradited to the United States to face drug-trafficking charges in Chicago. He is also a top lieutenant of drug kingpin Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman and the son of Ismael “Mayo” Zambada-Garcia, believed to be the brains behind the Sinaloa cartel.

    Impeach Obama
     
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    You bet this admin did. Gun running and drug trafficking run hand in hand.
     
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    Why are we going all the way back to the Reagan years?
     
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    The CIA is the largest drug cartel in the world.
     
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    They are already in the business of exporting guns. Why not import cocaine?

    Sort of an import/export bank with federal backing. Like Fannie and Freddie in the housing market.
     
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    This is no surprise.
     
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    Why should things like this be a suprise it has been done before, admitted to being done by the president, and everyone was pardoned.
    So why not do it again?
     
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    Cocaine prices likely to go up...
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    Colombia's Coca Cultivation Falls
    August 09, 2013 — Coca cultivation in Colombia, the world's biggest cocaine producer, fell by a quarter in 2012 as the state cracked down on the crop and farmers diversified away from it, data showed on Thursday.
     
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    Law enforcement seems to do shit like this all the time.

    Look at the BULGER case in Boston as a perfect example.
     

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