Mexican kingpin's fall clouds future of drug heartland

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bachcole wrote:

Oh, please, nothing has changed. Guzman did not invent the drug trade nor did he invent the Mexican cartels. The drug trade and the cartels came into existence because Americans like to get loaded, supply and demand. Someone will replace Guzman as monster-in-chief. The only good thing about making drugs illegal that I can think of is (1) it discourages SOME people from using drugs, and (2) it gets all of the bad guys in the same place so that we can mow them down with machine guns like they so richly cry out for.

But it seems like the cartels are doing most of the mowing and in some places they are close to taking over.

Feb 28, 2014 2:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
CalNews.com wrote:

Americans love drugs…as a result, Mexicanas are happy to provide them. Want to see the druglords go away…talk to your neighbors.

Mar 01, 2014 11:03am EST  --  Report as abuse
Dr_Steve wrote:

Without demand, there would be no supply.

Mar 01, 2014 3:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Hermist wrote:

Nice they got Guzman! Will the next Guzman please stand up! And so it goes!

Mar 01, 2014 4:08pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SKYDRIFTER wrote:

Okay, now Guzman gets replaced by a meaner cartel boss with greater ambition and a resolve for revenge.

In all likelihood, Guzman left behind a special army to either break him out of prison; or make the Mexican government glad to release him.

There now may be a “special” war on any Americans caught south of the border.

These current cartels don’t play fair.

Mar 01, 2014 5:35pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SKYDRIFTER wrote:

Okay, now Guzman gets replaced by a meaner cartel boss with greater ambition and a resolve for revenge.

In all likelihood, Guzman left behind a special army to either break him out of prison; or make the Mexican government glad to release him.

There now may be a “special” war on any Americans caught south of the border.

These current cartels don’t play fair.

Mar 01, 2014 5:35pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

One leader grabbed.. so what? his organization has a new one, to replace the lost one..the cartel, continues without a single shipment stalled,without missing a heartbeat in their operations…this is publicity for the Mexican president, who really did nothing..

Mar 01, 2014 5:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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