FDL Book Salon Welcomes Sylvia Longmire, Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico’s Drug Wars

By: Saturday January 21, 2012 1:59 pm

Sylvia Longmire is a retired Air Force Captain and former Special Agent in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

She has worked as an intelligence analyst for the state’s Emergency Management Agency, focusing on drug trafficking and border violence.

 

A Video for Those Who Don’t Think Marijuana Legalization Would Hurt the Cartels

By: Sunday November 7, 2010 5:00 pm

This video is of 30 tons of marijuana. It was seized by authorities from a single tunnel running under the Mexican-American border, near San Diego. This 30 tons, that is 60,000 pounds, is merely the amount of marijuana this single active tunnel had on hand. The total amount of marijuana that over time was moved through just this one tunnel was probably much higher.

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