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  •  El Paso Safest City In America (6+ / 0-)

    This whole border narco violence myth is not a new phenomenon. El Paso which shares a border with the most violent city in Mexico is the safest city in America. The shit don't travel well.

    •  Interesting fact about El Paso (3+ / 0-)
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      LinSea, Skookum, 88kathy

      The beach in California is closer to El Paso than any beach in Texas.

    •  Phoenix kidnapping isn't what he claimed either (1+ / 0-)
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      Having misrepresented the threat landscape, he proceeds to push the wrong solution.

      I've never taken one of the kidnapping/terrorism defense classes but I have read about them. Supposedly the instructors will tell the students about a successful gun battle with kidnappers, trick the students into discussing the use of cover and other tactics, and then explode that the intended victims who got away unhurt were nonetheless complete losers for having failed to avoid the kidnapping attempt in the first place.

      Freedom isn't free. Patriots pay taxes.

      by Dogs are fuzzy on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 10:51:08 PM PST

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