Border conference focuses on US help

Border conference focuses on US help

There are 3 comments on the El Paso Times story from Mar 18, 2010, titled Border conference focuses on US help. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

Five days after gunmen killed three people with ties to the U.S. Consulate in Juarez, shifts in lawmakers' attitudes are beginning to surface.

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Lee James

Jacksonville, IL

#1 Mar 19, 2010
Does it surprise anyone the US is attacked in retribution for funding the Merida initiative?
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United States

#2 Mar 19, 2010
Believe me I think no one is surprised.
JMH3

Carrizozo, NM

#3 Mar 19, 2010
The best way, the only real viable way, to end all this is for the US to legalize cannabis and structure the importation so the cartels continue to have income as legitimate businesses. Stipulate to the cartels/importers that cannabis is the only product they are allowed to attempt to bring into this country,no meth,heroin,coke,etc. And if proven they are attempting to import banned goods they will be subject to sanctions or revocation of their ability to import, period.
Make it mandatory that they police themselves or they lose the right to do so and will be dealt with by the US military.
That's when we involve our military, doing so now is not going to do anything but cause another Vietnam right here on our border. There's way too much dinero involved.

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