Steve's Soapbox

Monday, October 17, 2005

Brownwood's KXYL Talking Heads need to get a clue !

Is Mexico turning into Colombia ?
Drug trade's shift north puts border area at risk, but some dispute threat
11:42 PM CDT on Sunday, October 16, 2005
By ALFREDO CORCHADO and TRACEY EATON / The Dallas Morning News

EL CENIZO, Texas – When he looks across the Rio Grande into Nuevo Laredo, Webb County Sheriff Rick Flores sees not the friendly Mexican border town he knew growing up, but the violent trappings of another country far to the south.
"It's a sad, scary sight," he said. "We are in the United States of America, and just across this border, the Colombianization of Mexico is slowly taking shape."
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Here's your clue KXYL Talking Heads: "It's a problem we can't simply blame on the Mexicans. At its root, it's our problem. It is the demand for drugs that causes this to happen."

source: source: http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/latestnews/stories/101705dnintmexcolombia.81bd4ea.html