American Government Backed Murderous Mexican Drug Cartel for More Than a Decade

George Washington's picture

The U.S. government has – at least at some times in some parts of the world – long protected drug operations. (Big American banks also launder money for drug cartels. See this, this, this and this.  Indeed, drug dealers kept the banking system afloat during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis.)

And opium production is at an all-time high under the American occupation of Afghanistan.

Something similar has been happening in Mexico …

Time reports:

The U.S. government allowed the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel to carry out its business unimpeded between 2000 and 2012 in exchange for information on rival cartels, an investigation by El Universal claims.




Dr. Edgardo Buscaglia, a senior research scholar in law and economics at Columbia University, says that the tactic has been previously used in Colombia, Cambodia, Thailand and Afghanistan.


“Of course, this modus operandi involves a violation of public international law, besides adding more fuel to the violence, violations of due process and of human rights,” he told El Universal.


Myles Frechette, a former U.S. ambassador to Colombia, said while that the problem of drug trafficking in Colombia persists, the tactic of secret agreements had managed to reduce it.The period when the relationship between the DEA and Sinaloa was supposed to have been the closest, between 2006 and 2012, saw a major surge of violence in Mexico, and was the time when the Sinaloa cartel rose significantly in prominence.

Business Insider writes:

There have long been allegations that Guzman, considered to be “the world’s most powerful drug trafficker,” coordinates with American authorities.


But the El Universal investigation is the first to publish court documents that include corroborating testimony from a DEA agent and a Justice Department official.

Fox News reports:

According to the motion, the deal was part of a ‘divide and conquer’ strategy, where the U.S. helped finance and arm the Sinaloa cartel, through Operation Fast and Furious, in exchange for information that allowed the D.E.A. and FBI to destroy and dismantle rival Mexican cartels.




“Under that agreement, the Sinaloa Cartel, through Loya, was to provide information accumulated by Mayo, Chapo, and others, against rival Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations to the United States government. In return, the United States government agreed to dismiss the prosecution of the pending case against Loya, not to interfere with his drug trafficking activities and those of the Sinaloa Cartel, to not actively prosecute him, Chapo, Mayo, and the leadership of the Sinaloa Cartel, and to not apprehend them.”




The motion claims Mayo, Chapo and Zambada- Niebla routinely passed information through Loya to the D.E.A. that allowed it to make drug busts. In return, the U.S. helped the leaders evade Mexican police.


It says: “In addition, the defense has evidence that from time to time, the leadership of the Sinaloa Cartel was informed by agents of the DEA through Loya that United States government agents and/or Mexican authorities were conducting investigations near the home territories of cartel leaders so that the cartel leaders could take appropriate actions to evade investigators- even though the United States government had indictments, extradition requests, and rewards for the apprehension of Mayo, Chapo, and other alleged leaders, as well as Mr. Zambada-Niebla.”

Salon notes:

Under the remit of the War on Drugs, millions of U.S. citizens have faced arrest and jail time for minor, nonviolent charges. All the while, it has been revealed, the U.S. government has been enabling billions of dollars worth of drugs to flood into the country from Mexico because of shady deals with the notorious Sinaloa cartel.




Sinaloa (believed to supply 80 percent of Chicago’s street drugs) has been working with U.S. authorities since 2000 to provide information in return for immunity and undisturbed drug trafficking. Court documents obtained by El Universal show testimony from DEA and DOJ officials affirming the relationship.

Is American backing of the Sinaloa drug cartel another instance of U.S. government involvement in the drug trade?  Or a misconceived attempt to back one devil (the Sinaloa cartel has been responsible for massive violence in Mexico) against another?

This is analogous to America’s backing of the most dangerous and violent Muslim terrorists for decades … in order to contain rival Muslim factions.

Absolutely idiotic …

And see this and this.

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adr's picture

And the US government allows the drug cartel to launder thier money through corporations like Amazon and Herbalife. Ever wonder why they don't have to generate a profit? Don't have to if the purpose of the company is money laundering.

Amazon is the world's largest single money laundering operation. The creation of the Amazon Art store proves it. Garbage chinese products bought with drug money sold at cost, resulting in clean revenue. The real profit isn't made off selling consumer crap off a website. That pony tailed psycho probably does a bump of coke every morning, like a normal person's cup of coffee.

The CIA gives these corporations seed money for a reason. Think it's a conspiracy theory? People said that when I said the Fed was buying stocks, the government was reading every e-mail, and bank encryptions were created by the NSA so all your transactions could be tracked.

satoshi101's picture



The FBI/DEA have one fucking job on earth to make sure that the black-market uses the USD for trading.

When the COLUMBIANS announced 15 years ago that COCAINE would traded for EURO's the US-MIL went down and replaced the CARTELS.

The Mexicans want GOLD and/or EURO's for their black-market, so the  FBI/DEA/CIA goes in and takes out, and selects 'leaders' who KNOW to only DEAL in USD.

Once you folks understand the game, then all is clear.


Child Sex Slaves



human blood



human slavery

All are black-markets and the USA requires the criminals to trade in USD on black-market, this is the single reason the USD became and stay USD RESERVE.

It's not so much  the petro-dollar, as its the black-market-dollar,

Also the black-market for OIL is bigger than drugs. again all MUST be in USD.


esum's picture

isnt that what FAST and FURIOUS was all about .... guns to Sinaloa cartel

what is the Holder and Obumbler cut....

Chicago is the base of operations... that is why deadfish left he WH to supervise operations..

the cartel ahs warehouses full of C notes stacked floor to ceiling....

no problenm getting drugs in,,,, problem is getting the cash out .... with a little help from HSBC and the rest of the elite wall street fed funds designer suit crowd.

adr's picture

And how the Sinaloa cartel has a base of operations in almost every American city above 20k people in population.

TheReplacement's picture

Well hell, point for France.

Lumberjack's picture

GW, Please take a moment to read these stories on the following article. There are several others at the link given too.


GDF Suez to build Africa's biggest wind farm in Moroccan desert

With rising electricity demand and untapped wind resources, Morocco is luring developers including Enel Green Power SpA and Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. to build clean-energy projects. The North African nation aims to build 2,000 megawatts of wind capacity by 2020 to curb dependence on fossil fuels.

GDF Suez and Nareva have signed a 20-year agreement to sell the power generated at their project in the southern coastal desert to Morocco’s Office National de l’Electricite & de l’Eau Potable. “Optimal” wind conditions will give the site a utilization rate of 45 percent, GDF Suez said.

More from Reuters

More regarding ENEL

ENEL Romania


Morocco Drug Trade

Illicit drugs: one of the world's largest producers of illicit hashish; shipments of hashish mostly directed to Western Europe; transit point for cocaine from South America destined for Western Europe; significant consumer of cannabis.

Map of North Africa 


Roots of the Mali Crisis

Refugees at the camp in Sevare, a dusty town in central Mali, told RIA Novosti late last month that God is French.  Such exaltation has been rippling through much of the country, which managed to fight off an Islamist-tinged insurgency thanks to last month’s blitzkrieg intervention by the French Air Force. Red, white and blue French tricolors have been displayed all over Mali – for the first time, locals say, since the West African former colony gained independence in 1960.

As Bamako grew weaker in recent years, the Tuareg elites grew stronger. One important factor has been trans-Saharan trade, which has changed a lot since the time of the medieval Mali and Ghana empires that traded in gold and salt.  The modern Sahara thrives on smuggling, with goods such as consumer electronics flowing to Africa from Europe – the city of Gao in Mali’s north is advertised as the best place in the country to buy a satellite dish – and a steady trickle of would-be illegal migrants going the other way in hopes of securing passage to the European Union.

More importantly, the Sahara serves as a vital route for South African cocaine bound for Europe. An estimated 60 tons of drugs, mostly cocaine, pass through the desert every year, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime said in 2009.  In addition to drug lords, the desert region has started to attract Islamists, who seek to complete an “arc of instability” from the Sahara to Afghanistan, said Korendyasov, the ex-ambassador.


Prized Phosphate Drives Controversial Investments In Africa (Must Read)

Last year, the Norwegian government, which has the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, divested PotashCorp because of its purchase of Western Saharan phosphate. Several European banks have done the same. And the European Union last year ended a fishing agreement with Morocco, which included Western Sahara waters, because of concerns that it violated international law.

Other resources are still being exploited. Sand is exported to the nearby Canary Islands, owned by Spain, to bolster beaches there. Several international companies are exploring for oil in Western Sahara or off its shores. Activists say the Austin, Tex.-based company Crystal Mountain Sel Sahara is producing salt in Western Sahara. And several European companies as well as American company UPC Renewables are developing wind farms in Western Sahara, with plans to export the energy. Such investments go forward with little controversy, despite the legal gray area.

Italian mob moves in on environmental energy scam 

For an industry all puffed up about its supposed environmental virtue, green energy sure is attracting a dirty crowd. Witness its latest entrant, Italy's Mafia. The mob knows a good fraud when it sees one.  Alongside strip joints, drug smuggling, human trafficking, leg-breaking and political shakedowns, Mafia soldiers have moved in on the something-for-nothing world of green energy.

The Washington Post, in a page-one story, reported last week that a major sting operation by Italian authorities yielded a swarm of corrupt front groups run not by green hipsters, but by the Cosa Nostra of Sicily and the Calabrian syndicate known as 'Ndrangheta.

The plot was "part 'Sopranos,' part 'An Inconvenient Truth,'" the Post noted, with the mob shaking down legitimate farmers for title to their land, and then accepting EU subsidies for windmill construction, paying off political players to ensure the subsidies came.

It's the latest chapter in an ongoing story of corruption continuously surrounding green energy. In 2009, Italy's National Association of Wind Energy boss Oreste Vigorito was busted for building wind farms on public subsidies that sopped up state cash and delivered nothing. In 2010, cops seized $2 billion in 43 solar and wind fronts from "businessman" Vito Nicastri, known as "Lord of the Winds."

Can't happen here? Along with pay-for-play subsidies that have rolled into politically tied companies like Solyndra, green Mafia scams have reached the Netherlands, Britain, Ireland and Spain. Meanwhile, in Germany, carbon trading has drawn corruption of its own.

Italian blogger Pasquale Trivisonne denounced the waste of these scams in Italy — with wasted farmland and noisy windmills, but zero jobs and no energy.

It's money in the pockets of criminals. Green millionaires such as Vigorito got their seed capital from U.S. sources, Trivisonne noted. Vigorito, for one, had ties to Bryan Caffyn, founder of the "Cape Wind Project" in Massachusetts, which has been criticized for giving taxpayers little value for their money.

Note: UPC has operated in Africa since 1998, also note the IVPC logo in link.

Note: IVPC was an issue in a certain divorce case

Note: More specifics on divorce

Note: Mr. Caffyn at Hong Kong operation

Note: Market Visual Map

More relationsip maps: herehereherehere and here

Note: Lawrence Summers involvement.


Lumberjack's picture

While my last post referred to Morrocco (and Africa) is important. There are connections to the Zeta Cartel. I will expound on that mater but will provide additional on the Morrocco aspect.


SEFA grant provides key support for Morocco wind project 08/01/2014
Share | A US $960,000 Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) grant for the Jbel-Sendoug (Khalladi) Wind Project in Northern Morocco was approved at the end of December 2013 to support outstanding preparation activities to bring the project to bankability. SEFA support will be key to unlocking the equity and debt required for implementation of this private sector-led wind project and realizing significant socioeconomic outcomes from the provision of cleaner, more reliable and affordable electricity. The wind energy project will be developed near the Mediterranean coast, 15 kilometres east of Tangiers. The project involves the development, financing, construction and operation of a 120-MW wind power facility under an Independent Power Producers scheme authorized through a concession granted by the Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment. The project will see the construction of a 23-km transmission line and a substation to evacuate energy generated by the facility into the interconnected grid. Following the approval, Alex Rugamba, Director of the African Development Bank’s Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department, noted, “For SEFA, this project is a double win as it involves clean energy production that will in turn spur economic growth. When finished, the Khalladi Wind Energy project will provide more reliable power, fewer power outages and greater scope for private sector growth in the project region. This grant is evidence of the Bank’s continued strong commitment to renewable energy investments in Morocco.” SEFA is stepping in to support the roll-out of the project and to assist in its financing. The grant will support the optimal structuring of a multi-Power Purchase Agreement set-up with industrial firms to ensure bankability. More specifically, the SEFA grant will finance a legal advisor to UPC Morocco Wind Partners B.V., the project sponsor, as well as advisors – legal, financial and insurance – to lenders. And in a post-Kyoto environment, where dwindling support for renewable energy has placed pressure on the profitability of new projects, the SEFA financing will help bridge the gap on outstanding pre-investment activities required for financial close. When complete, the Jbel-Sendoug (Khalladi) wind energy project will increase the provision of electricity where demand growth is strong. This will result in energy savings as the Moroccan population relies on their own generators at times of power outage. Those savings will contribute to increasing their purchasing power for other goods and services and stimulate consumption and investment. Yet another benefit of the project is that it is expected to avoid the emission of approximately 175,000 tons of CO2 equivalent per year. The electricity produced by the facility – an average of 340 GWh per year – will be sold primarily to industrial users as well as with the Office national de l’électricité et de l’eau potable (ONEE) buying any remaining balance. Morocco currently imports 97 per cent of its energy needs and satisfies approximately 75 per cent of its energy needs from fossil fuels (primarily coal, oil and natural gas), leaving the country vulnerable to market price fluctuations with severe impacts on the budget deficit and the national carbon footprint. Over the past 20 years, the country has moved from having a surplus electricity balance to a deficit and from being a net electrical energy exporter to a net importer. This has come about primarily as a result of surging domestic demand with average energy growth rates of approximately 7.5 per cent per annum.
Chupacabra-322's picture

The solution for this problem is for the word to get out FAR AND WIDE. Upper elements of the Criminal ATF, CIA, DOJ, Holder & Obama etc.. have become corrupt drug runners. Wells Fargo and Wachovia launder the loot and accept it with no qualms (many banks have been doing this for decades). Thousands of innocent Mexicans killed and living in terror because of the cartels. Mexican police massacred. The CIA (and many others) take a good chunk of change from the ongoing profits and allow the country to be flooded with drugs.

Guns are being run into major cities and states all over the nation. Violence explodes. We had a vicious cartel attack in my state so gruesome (cartel v. cartel) that I will not even reiterate the facts. Cold blooded murder of a family that would make Scarface seem kinna time. Florida, Illinois The Pacific Northwest, Mexcico, Honduras guns and more guns. Pack em in crates and send them to the worst elements of the most vicious cartels.

Well I sure know rampant corruption and I see it for what it is and so do many excellent Sheriffs like Sheriff Mack. The police are working as agents for the state, according to this interview. Regardless, there are still very many fine, honest and Constitutionaly solid police officers and state police throughout this country. Did anyone ever think that they chose to be in law enforcement for the right reasons and now find it as disgusting and frustrating to be labeled defacto Gestapo?

The death, destruction and drug runners are working within our own government leading right to the door of Holder’s office. He perjures himself before Congress in testimony, Obama knows all about it and nothing happens. And everything does not have to be Obama. If Congress were not so Criminally corrupt they would have been ready to convene a special committee and hold major inquisitions of the entire Department of Justice, the ATF and all members of branches of the military involved in the transport in collaboration with the CIA. They (Obama, Clinton, Bush) crave this kind of wanton wildfire and drugs awash in the country. It gives them leverage to take even more control and make people even more fearful…. Thus creating cowering sheeple. What is happening is a scandal so wide and large that it plays right into the hands of mentally ill power deluded members of government.

What you have is Miami Vice III on steroids. This time the government is on the side of the cartels. Yet another design to attempt to turn the US into some war torn 3rd World nation.

Ask yourself, why is America fueling carnage and destruction all over the hemisphere? Order out of chaos and they think they will be able to control it all. It is ill and mislead and they will never be able to overlord.

ajax's picture



Be like a bank, like a businessman, like Stringer Bell:


If you haven't seen all five episodes of The Wire by now don't even pretend to know how "The War on Drugs" has been working out.


Reference Variable's picture

So what happened in 2012? Why did the program end, who ended it? When will Eric Holder be prosecuted?

I feel like I live in a fucking fantasy land where up is down. I can never raise my kids with love for country like I was. This end justify means mentality is destroying us.

Four chan's picture

fast and furious and its sequels.

slightlyskeptical's picture

Is there any other solution than

"if you can't beat them , join them"

Sure seems there isn't any alternative at this point.

satoshi101's picture

3 choices


1.) join them, aka if your not cop, your little people

2.) go to a FEMA camp, and be a sex-slave to a prison guard name 'bob'

3.) get the fuck out of the USA and just live in a free country


kurt's picture

As an Umerican, besides being sickened, I am forced to conclude that at some point policy in this country has been taken over by cleaver, persuasive, amoral sociopaths who are organized, if not literally, by some common purpose to whit: we are being destroyed from within by a persistent, grinding evil unified by some perverted principle or penchant. Do you wonder WHO it is and how do we proceed against them, or it? One identifiable recognisable pattern is a constant degradation that looks to the world like self destructive stupidity, and a corrupt goverance worthy only of immoliation.

Simplified: creepy assholes have taken positions of power and deserve to be hunted down and killed.

Darkside's picture

The US Government is PURE FUCKING EVIL

Chupacabra-322's picture

Evil yes, but they're also a Private Corp. UNTIED STATES, CORP. using the Cover / Illusion of being a public functional State Govenment.

We are "Governed" into a Political, Educational, Religious & Economic UNITED STATES, CORP based on contract law which is based on Criminal Fraud, deceit & illusion.

The Private Corp UNITED STATES, CORP uses the cover of being a functional Government when in reality they are not. Much like the Criminal Federal Reserve uses The "Federal" in their name & use it as cover to give the illusion that they are a branch of the US Government when they are not.

Through bankruptcies, Criminal Contract Fraud & deceit the Charlatans have incrementally incorporated the US as well as your souls (birth cert) which are securitized via the Criminal Federal Reserve through to the IMF.

They're functioning off corporate version of the THE CONSTITUTION. It's the reason why The Global Criminal Oligarch Cabal Bankster Intelligence Crime Syndicate continues to lie, cheat, deceit, rape & pillage with impunity.

The only power the have over you is with CONSENT (Black Law's Dictionary). Pay no Taxes. Peaceful Non-Participation, Non-Compliance & being an accessory into their Criminal system/s based on Criminal Fraud, Debt Bondage & Enslavement.

prymythirdeye's picture

Wow!  Been lurking here a while and have never felt more compelled to comment than now.  Thank you Chup!  +10000  So well spoken and succinct.  I find my problem when speaking about this is that I am so scattered.  I know what I'm talking about but can't seem to put things in a concise statement when talking to people.  It's a pleasure reading your posts chup so please continue dropping knowledge on us all.  If more people understood these concepts, things would be a lot different!

Chupacabra-322's picture

Your Welcome, look at it from this perspective:

      The birth certificate CONTRACT (your parents signed it didn’t they?) starts a process of which you are introduced into the LEGAL SYSTEM not common law (Oliver Holmes’ common law which requires a victim). ADMINISTRATIVE COURTS with ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGES WORK FOR A CORPORATION CALLED “THE STATE OF____” which begs you to contract with them (for they are a CORPORATION and a FICTION and must CONTRACT in order to deal with the other CORPORATIONS) by asking your ALL CAPS NAME not you the natural person if you would like to say “yes I will contract with you by saying GUILTY” “yes I will contract with you by saying NOT GUILTY” or “yes I will contract with you by saying NO CONTEST”. The trick is to choose the one they don’t tell you you have that is ” NO I WILL NOT CONTRACT WITH YOUR CORPOATION CALLED THE STATE OF____”. We are in ADMIRALTY MARITIME LAW OF CONTRACTS called the LEGAL SYSTEM and it has nothing to do with COMMON LAW. That’s the difference lawful and legal. Look it up.

logicalman's picture

Been saying similar things for a long time.

Look into the power of affidavits - if unrebutted they stand as legal douments and are hard for the 'legal' system to deal with.

Birth certificates have a number on them - a bond tracking number. Your potential taxable income is traded on.

prymythirdeye's picture

Word!  You're on a roll brother, keep it up!

Chupacabra-322's picture

National Security is deception/Illusion to hide the fact that we are Slaves of the Coporate Banking Global Elite. They have set up a Police State to protect THE UNITED STATES CORPORATION. Ever wonder why your name is in CAPITAL letters on your birth certificate. Yes, unknowingly we've all been given away at birth to debt bondage and slavery to a "strawman". Research it.

It is not the duty of the police to protect you. Their job is to protect the Corporation and arrest code breakers. Sapp v. Tallahasee, 348 So. 2nd. 363, Reiff v. City of Philadelphia, 477 F.Supp. 1262, Lynch v. N.C. Dept of Justice 376 S.E. 2nd. 247.

The FCC, CIA, FBI, NASA and all of the other alphabet gangs were never part of the United States government. Even though the “US Government” held shares of stock in the various Agencies. (U.S. V. Strang , 254 US 491, Lewis v. US, 680 F.2d, 1239)

Social Security Numbers are issued by the UN through the IMF. The Application for a Social Security Number is the SS5 form. The Department of the Treasury (IMF) issues the SS5 not the Social Security Administration. The new SS5 forms do not state who or what publishes them, the earlier SS5 forms state that they are Department of the Treasury forms. You can get a copy of the SS5 you filled out by sending form SSA-L996 to the SS Administration. (20 CFR chapter 111, subpart B 422.103 (b) (2) (2) Read the cites above)

The IRS is not a U.S. Government Agency. It is an Agency of the IMF. (Diversified Metal Products v. IRS et al. CV-93-405E-EJE U.S.D.C.D.I., Public Law 94-564, Senate Report 94-1148 pg. 5967, Reorganization Plan No. 26, Public Law 102-391.)
The IMF is an Agency of the UN. (Blacks Law Dictionary 6th Ed. Pg. 816)

The U.S. Treasury is now the IMF. (Presidential Documents Volume 29-No.4 pg. 113, 22 U.S.C. 285-288)

And finally,

There are no Judicial courts in America and there has not been since 1789. Judges do not enforce Statutes and Codes. Executive Administrators enforce Statutes and Codes. (FRC v. GE 281 US 464, Keller v. PE 261 US 428, 1 Stat. 138-178)

Actually, The American people can re dress grevencies based on the aforementioned and peacefully, without revolt, take back our Republic. Question is, do high officials in our Millitary and Police forces have the mortal fortitude to arrest the Criminals in the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary branches of Government?

nofluer's picture

"Ever wonder why your name is in CAPITAL letters on your birth certificate."

Mine's not. Just the first letter of each part of the name (first, middle, last) is capitalized - as is proper when writing any "proper noun." So I call BS on that part, and mooooove on to rational issues.

logicalman's picture

Too few people understand this, which is obviously one of the functions of the 'education' sytem.

Therein lies the problem

Chupacabra-322's picture

There's a reason "Public" School & Higher Learning Indoctrination Centers do not teach or present it in Civics class this way.

What's presented is a montage of Propaganda, DisInfo, Psych Warfare, Conditioning & Programming dumbing down of the mind.

squid427's picture

There is no goverment left in the USSA we are ruled by organized crime.

Chupacabra-322's picture

There was an "Organic" Republic once.  We've been swindled into thinking through Criminal Fraud & Deceit to think otherwise.

UNITED STATES is a Corporation - There are Two Constitutions


Meet Your Strawman

Colonel Klink's picture

Funny the banks will launder 378 BILLION for the drug cartels but they won't accept cash from legal marijuana sales for fear of being fined by the gubmint.

Fuck the major banks!

earnyermoney's picture

I think they fear the cartel's more than .gov. After all, legalized marijuana sales eat into the cartel's profit margins. I'm sure some bankers were given some photos of Columbian neckties.

MathWins's picture

You just can't make this stuff up.  We have sold our country's soul how many times?  And for what?

No wonder we are all drowning in *hit.

Chupacabra-322's picture

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (corporation) is in its FOURTH bankruptcy! It's a Criminal System based on Criminal Fraud & Deception. Birth certificates are securitized via the Federal Reserve through the IMF.
Our Souls were put down as collateral to pay back the debt via the Bankruptcy of 1933. The only power The Global Criminal Oligarch Cabal Bankster Intelligence Crime Syndicate have over you is through CONSENT CONTRACTING (Black's Law Dictionary) with the Criminal Fraud.

Bankruptcy 1: 1791, about the time the Bill of Rights and signing of the Constitution was finalized.
Bankruptcy 2: 1861 (about 70 years later) resulting in the issuance of 'greenbacks'
Bankruptcy 3: 1933 (again, about 70 years later) when gold was confiscated by the government, and finally
Bankruptcy 4: NOW--since 9/11/2001 ( almost 70 years to the day as the last bankruptcy was September 10, 1933.

ptoemmes's picture least the US Goverment has not supported a murderous banking or oil cartel!  Oh wait...I think I see a pattern.

therearetoomanyidiots's picture

So!?!?!   Who cares.  

therearetoomanyidiots's picture

Geeze - people say you shouldn't use "/sarc" tags....

BigJim's picture

Where were you when you came up with your screen name -  a hall of mirrors?

therearetoomanyidiots's picture

Nope..just looking at the multitudes such as your self.  

Sorry, been drinking Sailor Jerry this evening.

johanngalt's picture

Read "The Politics of Heroin" by Alfred McCoy- this type of crap has been going on for a loooong time.

Dewey Cheatum Howe's picture

Read the original Mexican newspaper article, they touch on that very point concerning the DEA and the war on drugs.

Dewey Cheatum Howe's picture

For posterity on this post the full original article in spanish.

translated to english since all the sites I've seen running this story so far cherry pick so here it is in full.

Court documents backing all this up in spanish.

booboo's picture

As a side note in order to continue the ruse an average of 50 civillians are killed for each "tarist" killed. I'm sure their children will grow up waving american flags at 4th of July Parades. We also supported the Mafia during WW2 in order get the union dock workers moving. I love my country dearly but sumfin is gotta give.

earnyermoney's picture

looking at the time line, maybe the Sinaloa cartel bankrolled Barry's campaign given their monopoly in Barry's hometown of Chicago.

NeedtoSecede's picture

There's your Bazinga! Comment of the day.  Well done sir.

Overfed's picture

More conspiracy theories becoming conspiracy facts. Let's get some rope and go to DC. As an aside, DEA, FBI ATF and DHS agents should fucking kill themselves. Pieces of shit.

cro_maat's picture

My vote is draw and quarter.

Where's Hedgeless with his Horsemen?

supermaxedout's picture

Selling guns and getting paid for in drugs while at the same time promoting democracy with drones in far away countries.  This is America of today.

Bastiat's picture

I'm sure the families of Chicago junkies are grateful to the Obama and Holder for their diligent public service.

ILLILLILLI's picture

Sounds pretty convincing if I use my "announcer" voice...

akak's picture

Especially if you're Wolf Blitzkreig.

Imminent Crucible's picture

Oh, calm down, you cynics.  I'm sure that the news of Holder's complicity in El Chapo's crimes will be all over the evening news tonight.

Tomorrow night at the latest.