Drug Policy

Mexican Drug War Violence Hits A New Horrible Record


Noted by Ian Vasquez at the Cato blog, linking to a Spanish-language newspaper report from Mexico:

In 2008, there were some 6,300 drug war killings in Mexico, double that of the previous year. El Universal newspaper in Mexico reports that deaths related to the drug war have just surpassed 7,000 since the beginning of 2009, with more than 1000 of those homicides in the last 48 days. That's a daily rate of 21.3 deaths for the year.

My interview from last month with Texas sociologist Howard Campbell on the Mexican border drug war and its nightmares. Jacob Sullum in June on how drug prohibition fuels Mexican violence.

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  1. I am withholding comment pending the forthcoming opinion of Whackalone.

    1. Alas, he is no more.

      1. What did I miss?

        1. I’ve seen him commenting on other blogs, but he hasn’t been here for a month or so. That’s all I know.

        2. Cholera from suckling his own ass dildo.

          1. I’ve often wondered how many porn whores suffer from this. What do your archives say?

            1. Porn stars obey certain cleanliness standards that LoneWacko ignores with impunity.

              Besides, he’s just on a long bender in Tijuana.

              1. That’s A LOT of te-kill-ya and triple sec.

            2. Supposedly A2M is rendered safe by the liberal applications of enemas, but that doesn’t really make any sense. Enemas can empty the sigmoid colon (or further if you really want), but not completely sterilize the area.

              Maybe just a whole bunch of rotating rounds of anti-biotics? Anti-bac lube? Antiseptic lavage?

              Porn med-tech is a murky business indeed.

              1. All invasive intestinal procedures, either enteric or colonic are considered “dirty” (contaminated).

                Best way is to keep the oral area as clean as possible Saccharin Man.

                Same with the anal and perineal area.

                Antiseptic lube, like using Bacitracin would probably burn and contraindicated in those with allergy.
                You want to keep as much normal flora in the intestines in balance as possible, which is why oral/IV antibiotics would be contraindicated as well. Otherwise, the risk of opportunistic infection outweighs any arousal/erotic benefit.

                Best bet is to sterilize the dildo, if possible. Or at least keep it surgically clean after each use via an antibacterial disinfectant.

                Lavage would likely be most effective as means of arousal for the anal/rectal area.

                Enemas are indicated for fecal impaction or colonic obstruction.

                Not so murky!

  2. Word on the street is Warty accused LoneWacko of molesting children, at which point he vanished up his own blog-whoring ass. I’m like, that’s all it took?

    1. Interesting. Perhaps we could try it on some of our other local irritants? crayon, perhaps?

      1. What, molesting them?

      2. I doubt it would work. crayon is most likely a regular being a troll-clown.

        It only worked on Chrissy because of his delusion that he is actually some sort of powerful voice for alternative media. Chris Kelly=Lonewacko=Child molestor being part of his Google results is too much to bear. Think about his on-going rage against wikipedia banning him for spamming wikipages with racist drivel. He actually thinks he has a reputation to protect.


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          1. What happened to the Orange Line Special?

            1. OLS is/was LoneWacko; he used the handle during the election season to protest the “Orange Line Mafia”, which would be Kotchtopus Beltway/DC “libertarians” (quotation marks in the voice of LoneWacko).

        2. Didn’t he rape and murder a girl in 1990? Or was it the other way around?

      3. My dog’s weiner gets big and red. And then he hugs me! I love my dog and my mommy too.

    2. I wish I could remember exactly what I called him that sent him over the edge. We could try the incantation on other trolls. But don’t be sad, the post has gone to live on a farm, with the other deleted posts, where it can chase rabbits all day long.

      Child molesting *some silly made up word*, I think. John laughed about it, maybe he remembers.

      1. Is that post really gone? I’m having a devil of a time finding it.

        1. Yep. I refreshed the thread to see if Lonewacko had made any more hilarious threats, and the whole thing was gone.

          How can I be sure I posted it? This is some 12 Monkeys shit.

          1. Reason’s coddling of Lonewacko has always baffled me. Maybe he’s someone kid brother and mom would yell at them if he got banned.

            1. Nah. I liked Lonewacko. He was cheap entertainment.

          2. I bet you he threatened reason, and they took it down just to be safe, and then banned him because threatening them with a lawsuit went too far.

            1. Bingo. They finally got sick of him demanding IP addresses all the time.

  3. Maybe certain people want to keep the Drug War going in the hopes it will kill off all them Mexicans. And I also wonder if people even notice a correlation between the Drug War and the violence in Mexico…

  4. If I caused the demise of Lonewacko, do I get a prize?

    1. Yes, but Steve Smith delivers it personally.

      1. I was thinkin a Steve Smith/Cynthia McKinney/Warty threeway.

    2. Your prize is that LoneDipshit is gone. You can also buy yourself a beer and a few sessions at the S&M parlor.

  5. Between the general haziness most people exhibit toward “foreign” news, the “tk ur jebs!” idiots, the “those dirty Messicans kill each other all the time, better there than here” crowd and the amazing disconnect of most people between prohibition and violence (yet another failing for basic economic common sense) this will probably continue to be a non-issue.

    1. Unless and until this kind of violence spreads to the US. And then there will be a bunch of dead Mexicans. But I doubt even that would cause us to end the drug war.

      1. Maybe if we sit down for a nice meal of roast goat with them followed by giving them access to some nice high quality shitters, they will settle down.

        1. I’ve had lamb tacos, and they were fucking amazing. Goat tacos might be able to top them.

          1. Goat tacos are really good. Beef tongue (lingua on the menu) are so much better than they sound. You would expect beef tongue to be tough, but like most animal hearts it’s really tender. Grilled chicken hearts with a little lime are amazing.

            1. yummy. don’t forget a nice bowl of menudo!

    2. The other disconnect is that they don’t acknowledge that violence due to prohibition is a factor driving immigration.

      1. How much is it, really? I’ve never seen any surveys or anything that try to figure out. I had assumed that drug violence in Mexico is mostly confined to people in the drug trade, like in the US.

        1. Oh, come on. People are obviously moving for a better life. That would generally include not being knifed or shot.

  6. I was thinkin a Steve Smith/Cynthia McKinney/Warty threeway.

    For the love of Jebus, why were you thinking of that? What’s wrong with you?

    1. As long as you don’t touch his spiny balls, it’s not gay.

      Query: speaking of bans, how are we not banned? We ruin every discussion on the site.

      1. Ruin?!? We enhance, dude.

        1. conversational Extenze.

      2. Kann ich schloben on ze nobben?

  7. Query: speaking of bans, how are we not banned? We ruin every discussion on the site.

    ‘Cause we bring the flava, Wartster.

  8. Electing a president who sparked up in a Panama Jack hat and says “Mayhee-ko” sometimes solved all this. He inherited this border war, and the Bush-era deficit of living Mexicans. Doesn’t count.

  9. For the love of Jebus, why were you thinking of that? What’s wrong with you?

    I was gonna go with Waxman/Reno/Warty but it’s so super delicious I was being selfish.

    1. Fact: Henry Waxman enjoys quadruple penetration. You think he’d let those nostrils go to waste?

      1. You sayin he’s fucked in the head and he likes it?

      2. Just one nostril? Hardly. More like quintuple penetration. And that provides the sweet weight of four testicles grinding and slapping against his hideous philtrum.

        1. Waxman has a vagina? Or does he just have a stupedously elastic urethra?

          1. I figured someone would be fucking him in the hole that his common goddamn sense leaked out of.

      3. Wouldn’t that be pentuple penetration?

        His ass
        His mouth
        His left nostrile
        His right nostrile
        His vagina?

  10. Folks, Loneretard ain’t even worth belittling.

    On topic – We just need to semd more weapons and training to Mexico’s stalwart police forces and military and we can fix this.
    There’s light at the end of the tunnel!
    We’ve turned the corner!
    Aw hell, insert your own ignorant cliches.

    1. Success is just six months away.

    2. I disagree. Sometimes you have to belittle the little.

    3. We aren’t/weren’t belittling. We were playing with the retard. Very different.

  11. the obvious solution is more prohibition. guns, specifically.

  12. Has anybody asked anything to the token Mexican here?

    First: Arming the police more will only provide better-armed thugs to the Drug Cartels.

    Second: FUCK YOU, DEA! You’re the one killing all those Mexicans!

    By the way:

    That’s a daily rate of 21.3 deaths for the year.

    This is an interesting statistic considering people in Mexico are barred by Law to possess firearms, except in very few cases (i.e. you have a “compadre” that’s a politician.)

  13. Ah, the fruits of social engineering and protecting people from themselves. Did it ever dawn on anyone who advocates substance prohibition that something bad might come of it? Is preventing people from legally medicating themselves recreationally worth 7000+ murders in a single year in any sane person’s mind???

    1. Well said. Drugs are bad they are so bad that we will do anything to stop you from using them. We will bring to bear all means necessary..up to and including deadly force to protect you from the scourge of substance abuse. And after a hard day at work..we ourselves will unwind with glass of wine or a mug of beer. God bless America !

  14. Now the top hit on google! Lonewacko child molester

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