Thursday, October 10, 2013

Mexico Releases Narco Murderer of DEA Agent 'Kiki' Camarena

Almost 30 years ago DEA agent Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena was taken hostage by Mexican intelligence officers and handed over to a drug lord where he was tortured and murdered. This narco-terrorist was Rafael Caro Quintero and he was captured by Mexican authorities only after President Reagan forced the issue and shut down the US-Mexican border. 

The Mexican 'justice' system convicted Quintero of murder and sentenced him to only 40 years in prison. Today, Quintero is free and Mexican authorities didn't even notify American government officials of his early release according to the American federal governemnt.  For over 30 hours, Quintero and others crushed Kiki Camarena's skull, jaw, nose and cheekbones with a tire iron. 

They broke his ribs, drilled a hole in his head and tortured him with a cattle prod. As Camarena lay dying, Quintero ordered a cartel doctor to keep the U.S. agent alive. At that point the doctor administered lidocaine into his heart to keep him alert and awake during the torture. 

This is outrageous and our President and/or Congress needs to punish Mexico. Whatever aid we provide our welfare queen southern neighbor needs to be halted. We need to close the border to all traffic (like Reagan did) and suffocate all economic activity on the Mexican side until the Mexican authorities capture Quinteror and extradite him to the United States for trial. 

We need to contact our members of Congress and demand they take action...we need to contact the White House and demand they act as well.  Our current president has been weak in the foreign policy realm, so if he doesn't act, Congress must! 



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Should Republicans Agree to Extend the Debt Ceiling?

When you hear Barack Obama say he has cut the deficit in half during his time in office, just remember that the first 43 presidents of the United States incurred $10.6 trillion in debt collectively and Obama has presided over $6.1 trillion in over-spending in 4 years alone.

It’s important to get some terminology straight. The deficit refers to an annual much outlays exceed revenues in a given year. The national debt refers to the total amount a nation has borrowed, over time, to finance these deficits.

The actual deficit in fiscal year 2009 was $1.41 trillion and the CBO deficit projection for 2013 is $642 Obama would be correct in regards to those numbers about cutting the deficit in half. But it doesn't take away from the fact that Obama has over-spent $6 trillion more than we have collected in taxes in his first four years.

It took 224 years of overspending to accumulate $10 trillion in debt and it took Obama four years to accumulate $6 trillion....and what do we have to show for it? The slowest 'recovery' in modern history, record numbers of Americans on welfare, record numbers of Americans collecting disability payments, 9.5 million less people in the work force under Obama and the Fed continues to pump (QE) almost $60 billion a month into the market in an effort to prop-up an ailing economy.

My point is...should we extend the debt limit by another trillion dollars without forcing the President to cut wasteful spending? Obama doesn't want to cut spending and Nancy Pelosi has said there isn't anything left to cut. Bovine Squeeze!

If the spendoholics in Washington want to increase the debt limit, they must be forced to cut the size of government because our current path is unsustainable. Our country faces $61.6 trillion in unfunded liabilities in coming years, but that's another story for another time.

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