Obama About Guns In Mexico With A Straight Face

obama014How can President Obama speak about guns in Mexico with a straight  face? – Silvio Canto, Jr.


President  Obama’s Mexico trip has just taken a turn for the  bizarre. This is what  President Obama told Mexicans:

“…I  will continue to do everything in my power to pass  common-sense reforms that  keep guns out of the hands of criminals and dangerous  people. That can save  lives here in Mexico and back home in the United  States.  It’s the right thing to do,….”  (RCP)

First,  the Obama administration put 2,000 high  powered weapons  in the hands of  Mexican cartels.  Did President Obama forget about that  little tragic  episode from his first term?  We hear that 200-plus  Mexicans were killed by these weapons.   Why didn’t President Obama  apologize to the soldiers’ families? Or the widows?  Or the orphans?

Second,  cartel leaders, or criminals in the US, will continue  to have guns because  outlaws always do.  Can someone remind President Obama  of what is  happening in Chicago? President  Obama’s hometown has very strict gun laws  but Juarez is Disneyland compared  to the killings in Chicago!

Third,  all  of these guns are already outlawed in Mexico and  in the US.

How do you say “The Twilight Zone” in  Spanish?  I think that it’s “La dimension desconocidad,” i.e. the unknown  dimension literally.

There is a “gun problem’ and lots of cartel  violence in Mexico.  However, it is one of those “perfect storm” problems  that won’t get fixed with a “hope and change” speech before university  students.

Indeed, many guns come from the US.  They also  come in from Central America. They come in because very “liquid” cartels buy  weapons in a very big international gun black market. They come  in because of  corruption in Mexico. They come in because Mexico does  not do a better job of  protecting the southbound traffic on the border.
And 2,000 high powered  weapons came in because of “Fast & Furious.”
Honestly, there is one  thing that we could do to curtail the cartel violence in Mexico: Stop consuming  so many illegal drugs!  We are putting billions of dollars in the pockets  of cartels by consuming these drugs.
The cartels will always have guns  as long as we keep filling their pockets with  cash.

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