Trump rhetoric is different from Bush rhetoric. Bush offered to have some hemp kingpins executed by firing squad, electric chair or lethal injection. Trump grins and waves toward plans for “The Wall” with promises that nobody will be able to find drugs way less deadly than alcohol or tobacco. So why should These States continue to prop up shoot-first prohibitionism in Mexico?
Americans unable to connect for weed, X or coke in the Islamic Christian Republics of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Idaho… could have some quality vacation time in Los Estados Libertários de México. Like all prohibitionist kleptocracies, there are two gangland political parties in a bloody struggle for power in Mexico. This has been so since the Opium Wars in which Great Britain bombarded Mexico’s trading partner, China. Spoiler votes, however, easily change the laws in kleptocratic 2-party power oligopsonies.
Mexico is at last freeing itself from narco-state dependency and become an oasis of freedom-from-coercion by legalizing enjoyables following the example of Portugal. Portugal decriminalized everything a decade and a half back, and has the most successful banking industry in the EU to show for it. Mexico has clearly had its fill of shoot-first prohibitionism, US meddling and gang warfare rivaling that of Chicago when Herbert Hoover was president. All Mexico needs is un partido libertário the people can choose on their ballots. About 4% of the vote will suffice to make all kinds of rights and freedom into jurisprudence and reality.
When the Celestial Emperor ordered the deportation of British opium traders (and Americans the like of Warren Delano), Texans were quick to exploit the misfortunes of China’s trading partner, Mexico, and attack to seize everything between Louisiana and the California gold digs. The British decision to invade and rob China, and continue dumping Indian opium there led to America’s First Great Depression. The onset of the Depression coincided exactly with China’s deportation order, and the Mexican economy was likewise ruined, its army soon humiliated in defeat by gold-digging gringos. By offering the sanctuary of freedom to refugees from Junta-style fascismo–as France welcomed beer-swilling Americans in the 1920s–Mexico could do well by doing good. The entire border area facing The Wall, from Brownsville to Tijuana, could be transformed into a revenue-generating hipster Cancun.
With the northward-bound locust-swarm of less-than-literate wretches conducting its Marcha Sobre Roma on the Texas border, now would be a good time for Texans to airdrop or catapult some primo confiscated weed into now-decriminalized Mexico. That and some maps of how to make it to Puerto Vallarta from Mexico City, then north along the Baja coast to Mexicali, Tijuana, LA and San Francisco. SoCal beats the heck out of a barbed-wire-surrounded tent city in Texas, crawling with rape-murdering border guards. If I were a Guatemalan bracero fleeing Lateran-Treaty fascismo I’d march West then hitch a tramp steamer north to LA or SF and get in on some of that paradisical sanctuary for the homeless. The California minimum wage is about 800% of what goes down in the papal Bandana Republics, and that gradient exerts a tremendous attractive force.
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