If you want to “curtail the weapons … traffic,” to Mexico

by wfgodbold

Then the first step ought to involve reining in the ATF; they’ve done more than their fair share of getting guns across the border themselves.

Calderon has complained about what he sees as attempts by the US to meddle in Mexican domestic policy; that’s quite the statement, considering that not even a year ago he addressed Congress and told them they ought to reenact the ’94 Assault Weapons Ban.

The root cause of the violence at the Mexican border is the illegal drug trade; we had the same problems (violence-wise) during Prohibition, and it turns out that prohibition still isn’t effective.

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