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Blood Money

Posted on 20. Sep, 2009 by .


“One death is a tragedy. One thousand deaths is a statistic.” – Joseph Stalin

More than 1,500 citizens have been slaughtered in Ciudad Juarez in the past year. On September 4, 18 people were lined up and executed in a drug treatment facility. Since January of 2007, almost 10,000 have died violently in Mexico.

In Afghanistan, the United States military is struggling to hold godforsaken mountains against a group of folks who would rather the last 600 years didn’t happen, much as the Soviets did in the 1980s.

Since 1964, various Colombian governments have fought paramilitary forces across the country. There have been abductions, assassinations, untold civilian suffering and blackmail against companies that do business in Colombia.

The cornerstone of this violence is the profits from the sale of drugs to addicts in the United States.

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