Mormon Family Calls For U.S. To Reign In Its Guns

BY Herschel Smith
1 week, 5 days ago

Of course they do.

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador quickly rebuffed Trump’s offer, saying his government will seek justice in the case. And on Wednesday, López Obrador’s top security official went further, saying the U.S. could help — by stopping the flow of high-powered weapons into Mexico.

“This is a grave problem we have in the country, the smuggling of arms, particularly from the U.S.,” Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said in an update on the case Wednesday morning. Of the flow of weapons from the U.S., he added, “it’s what has allowed the criminal groups to increase their firepower.”

It doesn’t matter that it isn’t true.  Any chance to blame Americans is a good chance, given that you’re only in Mexico to begin with because you’re polygamists and thus illegal in America.

In other news, the cartels have worked themselves into big business, and could buy fighter jets if they wanted them.

Fuel theft is becoming recognized as a significant organized crime activity. In Mexico, both cartels (e.g., the Cártel del Golfo and Los Zelas) and other criminal gangs known as huachicoleros (such as the Cártel Santa Rosa de Lima or CSRL) are notorious for their illicit/clandestine taps on fuel or hydrocarbon infrastructure.[2] Fuel theft poses operational concerns and hazards (such as explosions) in addition to its economic impact and nexus with corruption.[3] Fuel theft by criminal groups is targeted across the petroleum production, processing, and distribution infrastructure:

• Crude storage and transport,

• Refineries,

• Distribution pipelines; predominately surface but now also including

subterranean pipeline taps,

• Fuel trucks,

• Gasoline/Petrol stations.

The fuel stolen (both crude and processed) is typically sold at a discount to illicit businesses but may also be distributed for point-of-sale purposes to a multitude of individual consumers. Though the processing of stolen crude at gang-owned refineries and/or sales of refined petroleum at gang-owned gasoline stations is not unheard of for profit maximizing purposes.

So don’t give me that crap about American gun owners being the problem.  We’ve heard it, we’ve debunked it, and you can get lost.


Comments

  1. On November 7, 2019 at 12:28 pm, MTHead said:

    Hell, we tried to stop that flow. But Obama just kept it going. (fast and furious anyone?).
    We’ll stop it, when you quit shipping your drugs and problem children north. OK?

  2. On November 7, 2019 at 1:11 pm, Sanders said:

    “Mormon Family Calls For U.S. To Reign In Its Guns”

    How about, NO!

    Besides, it wasn’t MY guns that caused YOUR problems. They are sure being hush hush about the fact that their menfolk arrived at the murder scene with their own guns to look for the killer(s), before the military/federales showed up. I only heard that reported once on the news.

  3. On November 7, 2019 at 1:46 pm, James Harris said:

    “Mormon Family Calls For U.S. To Reign In Its Guns”

    Reading the above article, it’s not the “Mormon Family,” that is accusing, but functionaries of the Mexican Government.

  4. On November 7, 2019 at 3:09 pm, ExpatNJ said:

    “Mormon Family Calls For U.S. To Reign In Its Guns”

    If a MORMON FAMILY wants the U.S. to reign in ITS guns, that’s ok.

    As for my family, I wouldn’t reign in anything, as my Lord told me to sell my magic underwear, if I had to, to remain armed.

  5. On November 7, 2019 at 5:16 pm, George said:

    Yea. Those full auto FALs, AKs and Ma Duces the cartels were photographed using against the government a few weeks ago are the fault of American gun owners. I am sure the cartels picked them up at a Sportsman’s Warehouse in El Paso.

  6. On November 7, 2019 at 6:08 pm, Bob said:

    I asked my LDS friend in Utah about the cartel killings. Turns out, the family killed are the grandkids or something of the guy who killed my friend’s ancestor and fled to Mexico to escape conviction. So that family isn’t a shining beacon, tragedy though their killings are.

  7. On November 7, 2019 at 8:08 pm, MTHead said:

    Thanks George. Maybe there cheap Chinese copies being shipped in with the fentanyl?

  8. On November 7, 2019 at 10:53 pm, TheAlaskan said:

    All the more reason for a ‘big beautiful wall’ patrolled 24/7 by a squadron of A 10s.

  9. On November 8, 2019 at 11:53 am, MTHead said:

    Absolutely Alaskan. If the US military can’t protect our borders. What the hell are they for? Trump should use them to shut the border tomorrow.
    See what the cartel owned president of mexico does then.

  10. On November 9, 2019 at 12:43 pm, Ned said:

    Some of the victim’s relatives think otherwise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRRl6cOD3_Y&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR25mgc_zHzC-rHK_BTX-WNiWlRxmfpOcGfMDzJkSdI0mKCWJWbvkAwcYJw

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