“Fear is a government’s greatest weapon. With it, they can convince a people that they need to abandon their freedom. In exchange, they get safety. Of course, you just trade one monster for another, but by the time the people realize this, it is too late.” --Victor Methos
It’s been 18 years – you’d think they’d get the vicsim count consistent by now.
A victim of the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11 was newly identified, the New York City Officer of Chief Medical Examiner, announced Friday. This victim was the 1,645th to be identified, part of a continuing mission to identify all 2,753 people that were reported missing from the tragedy. The man’s identity is being withheld at the request of his family. DNA testing of remains found in 2001 were used to identify him. About 40 percent of victims from the disaster, 1,108 remain unidentified.
Are there laws against showing dead bodies in Mexican or (our) media?
Mexico has its very own, never-ending internal drug war going on.
It behooves this site to ask: is El Chapo, with all his power to terrorize the state, a real person with real power?
Is it possible he’s a state invention to keep a police state-like control over the people?
Heavy gunfire consumed the streets of Culiacán on Thursday, as Mexican security forces struggled to fend off members of the Sinaloa cartel, once led by notorious drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Members of the cartel deployed across the city with military-grade weapons, a remarkable, live-streamed glimpse into their ability to overwhelm the state.