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  •  Answer to old mule's answer (0+ / 0-)
    To answer your headline, the USA does not want to help Mexico, rather exploit them and keep that country in a state of....
    Well, one of the things that inspired me to write this is, foreign leaders are always having these meetings where they provide sound bites for the TV cameras, luncheons and dinners, photo-ops for the spouses, and there's all the platitudes about "the continued friendship of the people of our countries."

    I pointed out that the usual discussions about immigration and narco-terrorism aren't going to amount to anything. So let's cut the crap. If, as you say, the USA does not want to help Mexico, stop having these photo-op meetings.

    •  Serves the interests of elites in both nations; (0+ / 0-)

      Mexico's leaders get to trumpet their closeness to the levers of American power; American leaders get to demonstrate some faux-concern for our southern neighbors.

      Meanwhile Mexican farmers keep starving, Carlos Slim and Rupert Murdoch keep getting richer, and the Kabuki theater of Mexico's bogus drug war keeps killing hundreds of innocent Mexicans.

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