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NPR-Mexico Is World's Second Most Violent Country, Report Says

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  1. Lord Coke

    Lord Coke Brown Belt

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    Jesus H. Christ. When you are ahead of several countires that are engaged in open war you know things are violent. This is why I stick to the comparatively safe Baja region nowadays. Mexico has somehow managed to beat Afghanistan and all of Africa.

    Honestly Mexico does not feel any more dangerous than when I was in a teen in the 90s spending time down there but that could be because at 16 I'd go down there looking for trouble and now I go looking for marlin


    @Rod1 want to defend your homeland?

    https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo...are&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social


     
  2. genecop

    genecop Black Belt

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    Guess I’ll cancel my camping trip..
     
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  3. Exception

    Exception Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Why are racist threads like this allowed?

    We better be discussing how white people caused this.
     
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  4. Lord Coke

    Lord Coke Brown Belt

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    It really depends on where you are. Although when I go far past TJ I suggest carrying.
    Are you kidding me. In b4 white peoples insatiable drug habit is the cause for all of it in 4321
     
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  5. Edison Carasio

    Edison Carasio Excellence of execution belt Platinum Member

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    I'll never get to go visit my sherbro @Rod1

    <DCrying>
     
  6. Ice That Jaw

    Ice That Jaw Red Belt

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    Great, another reason to hold off on deporting DACA folks. They are here illegally but sending them back to a warzone is not so nice. Lol
     
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    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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    The next thing you know, Sherdoggers will be getting robbed at gunpoint!

    <{Joewithit}>

    Shit, too late
     
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  8. KnightTemplar

    KnightTemplar Ebony Belt Platinum Member

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    @Rod1 you only won Silver? Up your fucking game, bro!:)
     
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  9. Rod1

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    Game isnt fair, we never had a large slave population that we treated like animals and then packed in slums in order to boost our crime stats.
     
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  10. Rod1

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    Insatiable drug habit? nah.

    More like American Puritanism hypocrisy + sunk cost fallacy.

    People like to get high + making drug smuggling a more serious crime than smuggling weapons = shitshow.
     
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  11. Lord Coke

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    You can't be suggesting the descendants of African slaves are predisposed to crime are you Rod1?
     
  12. KnightTemplar

    KnightTemplar Ebony Belt Platinum Member

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    So you're claiming Syria pisses hot?;)
     
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  13. Rod1

    Rod1 Titanium Belt

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    Not going to defend the country, but most of the murders are directly associated with the drug trade so regular people may not feel it in large swaths of the the country.

    Mexico is a weird country.
     
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  14. Trotsky

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    As I've said on here before, the city that I live in is statistically way more dangerous than Mexico as a country.

    So, have at visiting Rod1.
     
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  15. Lord Coke

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    I reality I like poking fun at Mexico but at least where I go it is perfectly safe. And I really have no reason to go to Central Mexico.
     
  16. Rod1

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    Yeah, thats why i said its a weird country.

    Mexico is still one of the top 10 tourism countries.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Tourism_rankings

    So its simply a matter of not doing dumb shit like backpacking into a drug growing region or something like that.
     
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    There you go, blaming everyone but your own Afghanistan wannabe country.
    A lot of us would like to build better borders and improve border control to keep that shit out.
     
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  18. KnightTemplar

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    I read one article that said there is basically a gentleman's agreement between the Cartels and the Mexican government. As long as the drugs-related violence stays at an acceptable level, the government won't crack down too hard. But if the Cartels start killing tourists, the Army etc will bring the pain. Tourism is just too financially important to Mexico.
     
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  19. Rational Poster

    Rational Poster Scourge of the War Room

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    American demand for drugs certainly has a role in the Mexican violence, wouldn't you agree?
     
  20. Lord Coke

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    I think it is more what region the violence is concentrated. Guerro is basically Mexico';s Chicago. You go there it is a true war zone.
     
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