Past Features

September 6, 2015

Washington DC -- Cartel Land
Terrorizing their own country

“It’s the cartels that are terrorizing their own country.” --- From Cartel Land movie trailer.
Fox News -- September 5, 2015   
Exclusive: DEA chief says heroin 'back with a vengeance,' drugs a national security threat
 "Not much of a gambler,” Chuck Rosenberg says about himself, a tad sheepishly. Indeed, in the seven deadly sins department, the new chief of the Drug Enforcement Administration is something of a zero: He's never smoked marijuana, doesn't drink alcohol, and lists as his only vice an excessive intake of Diet Dr. Pepper. [...]
    Foremost on Rosenberg's agenda --- the issue that every one of his 21 special agents in charge, fanned out across the country, cite as the number one problem in their respective jurisdictions – is the surge in heroin use in the United States over the past few years. The Centers for Disease Control reports that heroin usage or dependency surged by nearly 150 percent between 2007 and 2013, and that casualty rates from the drug nearly doubled in the last two years of that span.
    “It's back, and it's back with a vengeance,” Rosenberg told Fox News in his first TV interview since taking the reins of the agency in May. [...]
    Since Mexico is a primary point of origin for illegal drugs consumed in the United States, including heroin, our neighbor to the south exercises an outsized claim on the attention of the DEA administrator. [...]
    Asked if there is a single sector of the Mexican state apparatus that is free of corruption, Rosenberg answered: “I don't know. I would hope so.”

Glenn Spencer -- American Border Patrol
Sacrificed on the altar of globalism
    Sen. Ted Cruz coined the term “Washington Cartel.” As reported recently in the Washington Post:
    “It's not that this majority doesn't get things done,” Cruz said on the Senate floor July 24. “It does get things done. But it listens to one and only one voice: That is the voice of the Washington cartel, of the lobbyists on K Street, of the big money and big corporations."
    The Washington cartel has left our border with Mexico open. Mexican drugs are killing Americans, but the Washington cartel has decided, for some reason, that we must pay this price.
    One reason may be that they are afraid of an all-out Mexican civil war. After all, it was the construction of the first part of the border fence that started the Mexican drug war in the first place.
    The Washington cartel knows that the technology and resources exist to stop drugs crossing the border in short order --- but they don't want to use that technology and those resources --- and they don't want the American people to know it.
    The Washington cartel is sacrificing America on the altar of globalism.