To show you how bad this is getting. The police found five ice chests by the roadside and inside it were five human decapitated heads of males with notes threatening that there is more to come.
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U.S. Plans to map out new Mexican truck project
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will try to reinvent a program to allow Mexican trucks full access to U.S. highways. An 18-month pilot program that allowed a few Mexican trucks beyond a border buffer zone died when President Barack Obama signed a $410 billion spending bill yesterday. The bill barred spending on the program. Ref. Source 9
Obama Signals Readiness to Further Militarize Drug War with Potential Deployment of National Guard to Mexico Border
President Obama is considering deploying National Guard troops along the border with Mexico in response to the escalating drug war. More than 7,000 people have been killed in Mexico in drug-related violence in the last year. Much of the drug-related violence in Mexico has been fueled by the ability of drug cartels to purchase AK-47 assault rifles and other arms in the United States. We host a roundtable discussion with Laura Carlsen of the Center for International Policy, NYU professor and author Greg Grandin, and Paul Helmke of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence. Ref. Source 9