Post Tagged with: "drug smugglers"

October 21, 2010 04:16

Evidence Surfaces of Mexican Drug Cartel Activities in the U.S.

The evidence disputes Napolitano’s assurances as recently as Oct. 18 that border enforcement is up and illegal immigration is down. Is her job defending the border or propagandizing for Obama?

August 10, 2010 07:08

Border lunacy – reality is that it is porous

Its all about politics. Its not about securing the border. Federal officials routinely assure the public that they are gaining control over the Arizona border. Despite these assurances, “Gaming the Border: a Report from Cochise County, Arizona,” shows why the border there remains porous, as illegal immigrants avoid the Border Patrol and walk around checkpoints on highways north of the border.

June 29, 2010 04:59

Banks Financing Mexico Drug Gangs Admitted in Wells Fargo Deal

Twenty million people in the U.S. regularly use illegal drugs, spurring street crime and wrecking families. Narcotics cost the U.S. economy $215 billion a year — enough to cover health care for 30.9 million Americans — in overburdened courts, prisons and hospitals and lost productivity, the department says.

“It’s the banks laundering money for the cartels that finances the tragedy,” says Martin Woods, director of Wachovia’s anti-money-laundering unit in London from 2006 to 2009. “If you don’t see the correlation between the money laundering by banks and the 22,000 people killed in Mexico, you’re missing the point,” Woods says.