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Mexican Cartels Are Worse Than ISIS: Big Media Hides This — To Demonize Muslims And Coverup What's Happening On America's Border

Nothing you've seen ISIS do in Iraq or Syria is worse than what Mexico's drug cartels (narco-terrorists) have been  doing everyday in Mexico. In fact, one could argue that the ISIS madmen were taught everything they know by Mexico's cartels. From 2006 to 2012 the drug war has taken 60,000 lives in Mexico — 16,000 in 2013 alone. ISIS has done nowhere near that level of carnage - Yet.

A Crucified Man: Yes, the cartels do that in Mexico. Long before ISIS was doing it in Iraq.
A Crucified Man: Yes, the cartels do that in Mexico. Long before ISIS was doing it in Iraq.


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The horrific rampage of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has captured the world’s attention. Many Western commentators have characterized ISIL’s crimes as unique, no longer practiced anywhere else in the civilized world. They argue that the group’s barbarism is intrinsically Islamic, a product of the aggressive and archaic worldview that dominates the Muslim world. The ignorance of these claims is stunning.
Western obsession with the Islamic State is fueled more by bigotry than any genuine assessment of risk or atrocities.

While there are other organized groups whose depravity and threat to the United States far surpasses that of ISIL, none has engendered the same kind of collective indignation and hysteria. This raises a question: Are Americans primarily concerned with ISIL’s atrocities or with the fact that Muslims are committing these crimes?

Mexico's cartels don't care about gender or age. Here a 15-year-old boy is forced to give a speech before he is beheaded via sword. (Screen capture from video)
Mexico's cartels don't care about gender or age. Here a 15-year-old boy is forced to
give a speech before he is beheaded via sword. (Screen capture from video)

For example, even as the U.S. media and policymakers radically inflate ISIL’s threat to the Middle East and United States, most Americans appear to be unaware of the scale of the atrocities committed by Mexican drug cartels and the threat they pose to the United States.

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Corporate media tells everyone that ISIS is the best funded terrorist organization in the world.  Yet Mexico's narco-terrorists control a multi-billion dollar drug trade.

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Top Row: Home made armored tank-truck, home made submarine used to move cocaine
from Colombia to Mexico, weapons haul from just one drug bust. Middle Row: RPG7
grenade launchers, 50 caliber sniper rifle, grenades. Bottom Row: Body armor from one
drug bust, underground tunnel to America with its own lighting, air supply and railway
system, cash haul from just one drug bust.
Mexico's narco-terrorists could likely overthrow the Mexican government.
They don't need to — They already own it.


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Cartels versus ISIL

A recent United Nations report estimated nearly 9,000 civilians have been killed and 17,386 wounded in Iraq in 2014, more than half since ISIL fighters seized large parts on northern Iraq in June. It is likely that the group is responsible another several thousand deaths in Syria. To be sure, these numbers are staggering. But in 2013 drug cartels murdered more than 16,000 people in Mexico alone, and another 60,000 from 2006 to 2012 — a rate of more than one killing every half hour for the last seven years. What is worse, these are estimates from the Mexican government, which is known to deflate the actual death toll by about 50 percent.

Women and men are prepared for beheading before they are chopped up and thrown into vats of acid. Just like ISIS, the cartels force victims to give a speech before they are killed (Screen capture from video)
Women and men are prepared for beheading before they are chopped
up and thrown into vats of acid. Just like ISIS, the cartels force victims
to give a speech before they are killed (Screen capture from video)
Statistics alone do not convey the depravity and threat of the cartels. They carry out hundreds of beheadings every year. In addition to decapitations, the cartels are known to dismember and otherwise mutilate the corpses of their victims — displaying piles of bodies prominently in towns to terrorize the public into compliance. They routinely target women and children to further intimidate communities. Like ISIL, the cartels use social media to post graphic images of their atrocious crimes.

The narcos also recruit child soldiers, molding boys as young as 11 into assassins or sending them on suicide missions during armed confrontations with Mexico’s army. They kidnap tens of thousands of children every year to use as drug mules or prostitutes or to simply kill and harvest their organs for sale on the black market. Those who dare to call for reforms often end up dead. In September, with the apparent assistance of local police, cartels kidnapped and massacred 43 students at a teaching college near the Mexican town of Iguala in response to student protests. A search in the area for the students has uncovered a number of mass graves containing mutilated bodies burned almost beyond recognition, but none of the remains have been confirmed to be of the students.


Hanging people from bridges so they can be seen by rush-hour travelers is a favorite tactic of Mexico's cartels.
Hanging people from bridges so they can be seen by rush-hour travelers is a favorite
tactic of Mexico's cartels.

While the Islamic militants have killed a handful of journalists, the cartels murdered as many as 57 since 2006 for reporting on cartel crimes or exposing government complicity with the criminals. Many of Mexico’s media have been effectively silenced by intimidation or bribes. These censorship activities extend beyond professional media, with narcos tracking down and murdering ordinary citizens who criticize them on the Internet, leaving their naked and disemboweled corpses hanging in public squares. Yet American intellectuals such as Sam Harris appear to be more outraged when Muslims protest or issue threats in response to blasphemous or anti-Muslim hate speech than when cartels murder dozens of journalists and systematically co-opt an entire country’s media.

Cartel members force two men to confess to their "crimes" before a chainsaw is used to behead them. (Screen capture from video)
Cartel members force two men to confess to their "crimes"
before a chainsaw is used to behead them. (Screen capture
from video)
Similarly, Westerners across various political spectrums were outraged when ISIL seized 1,500 Yazidi women, committing sexual violence against the captives and using them as slaves. Here again, the cartels’ capture and trafficking of women dwarfs ISIL’s crimes. Narcos hold tens of thousands of Mexican citizens as slaves for their various enterprises and systematically use rape as a weapon of war.

Some of Mexico's drug cartels actually see themselves as crusading "Christians."  One group even calls itself the Knights Templar. But Bill Maher and Sam Harris find it convenient to ignore these groups while they are ranting about Muslims.

U.S. media have especially hyped ISIL’s violence against Americans. This summer ISIL beheaded two Americans and has warned about executing a third; additionally, one U.S. Marine has died in efforts to combat the group. By contrast, the cartels killed 293 Americans in Mexico from 2007 to 2010 and have repeatedly attacked U.S. consulates in Mexico. While ISIL’s beheadings are no doubt outrageous, the cartels tortured, dismembered and then cooked one of the Americans they captured — possibly eating him or feeding him to dogs.

America's corporate media has access to all of the videos I
captured images from and photographs I've added to this article.  Yet they haven't shown or told America's citizens a thing about these daily goings on in Mexico. Why?—Ronald David Jackson

The cartels’ atrocities are not restricted to the Mexican side of the border. From 2006 to 2010 as many as 5,700 Americans were killed in the U.S. by cartel-fueled drug violence. By contrast, 2,937 people were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Over the last decade, some 2,349 Americans were killed in Afghanistan, and 4,487 Americans died in Iraq. In four years the cartels have managed to cause the deaths of more Americans than during 9/11 or either of those wars.

Does The Clothing Remind You of ISIS?: Blinded man is forced to give a speech before he is clubbed to death. (Screen capture from video)
Does The Clothing Remind You of ISIS?: Blindfolded man is forced to give a speech
before he is clubbed to death. (Screen capture from video)

Barack Obama’s administration claims ISIL poses a severe threat to U.S. interests and national security. However, the militants were primarily concerned with seizing and holding territory in Iraq and Syria until the U.S. began targeting them. Even now, while they have called for lone wolves to carry out attacks on targets in the United States, so far those arrested in connection to ISIL have been trying to go and fight abroad rather than plotting domestic attacks. To the extent ISIL wants to kill Americans, its primary tactic has been to try to lure U.S. troops to its turf by publicly executing citizens they already hold hostage. In fact, several U.S. intelligence officials have asserted that ISIL poses no credible threat to the United States homeland. However, the same cannot be said of the cartels.

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