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Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Gang members stealing weapons from military, arming Mexican drug cartels?

For several years now, the military has been scrambling for recruits, as the U.S. tries to expand the ranks. Inevitably, this has led to a loosening of standards, with criminal history and gang affiliation not necessarily considered disqualifying factors.

I am certainly not trying to impugn the character of U.S. troops, the vast majority of whom are the pride of our nation, but it cannot be ignored that with lower standards there is a concomitant increase in the incidence of criminal activity--weapons theft and smuggling included. [More]
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