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President Calderon Implores the U.S.: 'No More Weapons!'

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Felipe,control your border,keep your drugs,criminals,and people looking for work in your country.



Stop your own police and army from dealing drugs and selling weapons.



The zetas are your guys,ex army special forces as I understand it.



If your country was not corrupt it would be a better place to live.



Your country was a crap hole before the war on drugs.



A country with oil reserves,mineral reserves,beautiful shorelines,good fishing,it could be a good place to live.



NAFTA has sent jobs to your country,and yet your people are still without many things,education,jobs ect.



Your ruling families and corrupt government continue to keep the masses poor ,uneducated,and without work.



The situation in MX is your problem,deal with it and keep your nose out of our countries affairs.



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



"We Mexicans have asked for this in many ways and many tones of voice. Today, our presence here, in this mournful Ciudad Juárez, demands that we make a new and respectful call to the government, Congress and people of the United States. We need their help to stop this violence. … That is why we say: no more weapons to Mexico, no more weapons!"



 



-- Mexico President Felipe Calderón



 



By Jorge Ramos



 



Translated By Halszka Czarnocka



 



 



 



 



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Besieged by guns, drugs and crime, Mexico President Calderón



has a message for the people of the United States - and he has



put it on a huge sign within sight of the U.S. border.



 



 



 



 



February 17, 2012



 



Mexico - El Universal - Original Article (Spanish)






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Jose Antonio Torres Marrufo, aka 'Marrufo': The suspected leader of 'Gente Nueva', an armed wing of the Sinaloa Cartel situated in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, is presented to the press after his arrest, Feb. 4.



 



teleSur, VENEZUELA: Mexico arrests leader of La Familia drug cartel, Jan. 16, 00:00:56RealVideo




 




 




Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua: One hundred sixty five yards from the border, President Felipe Calderón unveiled a spectacular new sign. Positioned so it can be read from U.S. territory, and constructed by the military out of three tons of weapons seized from criminals, the sign demands: "No more weapons!” Calderón himself called for "no more weapons,” and in English he asserted: "Mexico needs your help ... no more weapons to Mexico.” It is the same call he made in the Capitol, the seat of the U.S. Congress, and on visits to the American Union. But now his call is in form of a sign that is 26 feet by 72 feet. "Brilliant!" exclaimed Margarita Zavala, the president's wife. Everybody rushed to take a picture with the sign behind them.



 



 



Facing the United States and with the sign in the background, Calderón launched a new appeal: "We Mexicans have asked for this in many ways and many tones of voice. Today, our presence here, in this mournful Ciudad Juárez, demands that we make a new and respectful call to the government, Congress and people of the United States. We need their help to stop this violence.”



 



In our neighboring country, guns can be purchased "several meters from here,” indiscriminately and with the same ease as one buys a toolbox.



 



He raised more than a dramatic cut the consumption of drugs and the flow of money. "Beyond the drug issue, the best way for you, the American people, to help reduce violence in Mexico is through legislation that used to be in force (the ban on assault weapons expired in 2004), and by stopping the inhumane trafficking of weapons into our country. That is why we say: no more weapons to Mexico, no more weapons!” the president stressed.



 



"Powerful entrenched interests, particularly in the arms industry, which dominate public opinion and the Congress of the United States, prevented the re-introduction of the needed ban on the sale of assault and high-powered weapons. This has allowed criminals easy access to the rifles, machine guns, grenades and rocket-propelled grenade launchers with which they wage war on the Army, and which they haven't hesitated to use against innocent, unarmed civilians. It is completely unjust, it is offensive that lives are lost because of this market, whose only reason to be is profit and the out-of-hand greed of that industry, which doesn't care very much for human life."



 



He added that during his six years in office, "an entire arsenal of war” has been confiscated: 140,000 weapons that could have supplied the armies of Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras combined. Our message to criminals is clear: "We will oppose you and confiscate your weapons.”  



Posted by WORLDMEETS.US



 



 



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The 14 million rounds of ammunition and 11,000 grenades seized during his term in office is 36 times more than was seized during the previous two presidential terms. The unbounded greed of the U.S. weapons industry seems to suggest a lack of concern for the cost in human lives, Calderón repeated.



 



While acknowledging U.S. President Barack Obama's actions, such as the requirement of checks on gun buyers in border states, he considers them insufficient.



 



Upon arriving in Ciudad Juárez, Calderón presided over the destruction of thousands of weapons, cartridges and magazines.


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11,000 grenades, RPG's :kook:

Filipe has been doing some of his own drugs if he thinks that stuff came from the USA

 

Doesn't matter that almost none of it came from the US. I say almost none because Fast & Furious certainly did provide a little.

 

It's more like the reason Willie Sutton robbed banks. “Because that’s where the money is”

 

Just one more reason we need to get rid of the corrupt low life Eric Holder.

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What's even more ironic is that while are involved in wars halfway around the world the greatest threat to America's security is our **** hole neighbor to our south. We have the finest military in the world and lots of them are coming home to find no jobs. I say we employ them to protect our southern border and screw what the Mexicans say.

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What's even more ironic is that while are involved in wars halfway around the world the greatest threat to America's security is our **** hole neighbor to our south. We have the finest military in the world and lots of them are coming home to find no jobs. I say we employ them to protect our southern border and screw what the Mexicans say.

 

Obama would have your head for that.

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