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23 Nov 2012 03:21 AM   |   10604 clicks   |   Huffington Post
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Amos Quito     
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They're missing out on a huge promotional opportunity.

23 Nov 2012 12:22 AM
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L.D. Ablo    [TotalFark]  
Probably because he'll get a kickback from the companies that will have to reprint all the official government stuff.

23 Nov 2012 12:26 AM
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Candygram4Mongo    [TotalFark]  

Amos Quito: [upload.wikimedia.org image 591x164]

They're missing out on a huge promotional opportunity.


Two new nations were born that day:

Mexicola

And, Diet Mexicola

23 Nov 2012 12:32 AM
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Amos Quito     

L.D. Ablo: Probably because he'll get a kickback from the companies that will have to reprint all the official government stuff.



The Mexican Federales have seen the "State's Rights" dust kicking up in the US, and they're trying to nip it in the bud.

23 Nov 2012 12:33 AM
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urban.derelict     

Amos Quito: The Mexican Federales have seen the "State's Rights" dust kicking up in the US, and they're trying to nip it in the bud.


that's easy, section them off in rectangular pens -- for maximum cost efficiency, and label them -- in big block letters you can see from maps.google.com -- HEROIN, MARIHUANA, OPIUM, LSD, MUSHROOMS

and the hardcore users in the states (heh heh) can take free vacations to the locale of their choice once they're earned up enough points, where points = USD.

/all the safe drugs are illegal

23 Nov 2012 02:19 AM
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Amos Quito     

urban.derelict: Amos Quito: The Mexican Federales have seen the "State's Rights" dust kicking up in the US, and they're trying to nip it in the bud.

that's easy, section them off in rectangular pens -- for maximum cost efficiency, and label them -- in big block letters you can see from maps.google.com -- HEROIN, MARIHUANA, OPIUM, LSD, MUSHROOMS

and the hardcore users in the states (heh heh) can take free vacations to the locale of their choice once they're earned up enough points, where points = USD.

/all the safe drugs are illegal



Peyote.

You forgot the peyote.

23 Nov 2012 02:24 AM
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LDM90     
It's Meh-hee-co.

Meh-hee-co.

23 Nov 2012 03:23 AM
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Dr.Zom     
Me-hee Co.

23 Nov 2012 03:24 AM
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styckx     
Do the drug lords approve of this?

23 Nov 2012 03:26 AM
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diaphoresis     

styckx: Do the drug lords approve of this?


Drug lords don't use shipping labels, so they prolly don't care...

23 Nov 2012 03:28 AM
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fusillade762    [TotalFark]  
U! M! S!

U! M! S! 

U! M! S!

23 Nov 2012 03:29 AM
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brimed03     
Why not both?

23 Nov 2012 03:31 AM
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fusillade762    [TotalFark]  
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What kind of rifles are those? They look kinda like HK93s but I can't tell for sure.

23 Nov 2012 03:33 AM
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Philbb    [TotalFark]  

Amos Quito: The Mexican Federales have seen the "State's Rights" dust kicking up in the US, and they're trying to nip it in the bud.


All the Federales say,
They could have had him any day.
They only let him slip away,
Out of kindness, I suppose.

23 Nov 2012 03:37 AM
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Alphax     
Well, there's something to be said for keeping your laws up to date..

23 Nov 2012 03:45 AM
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rpl     

fusillade762: [i.huffpost.com image 850x561]

What kind of rifles are those? They look kinda like HK93s but I can't tell for sure.


Looks like an FX-05 Xiuhcoatl (stock and the three hole thingies above the barrel at the front):

world.guns.ru
Link

23 Nov 2012 03:47 AM
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HBK     

fusillade762: [i.huffpost.com image 850x561]

What kind of rifles are those? They look kinda like HK93s but I can't tell for sure.


HK93s are too expensive, get me their non-union, Mexican equivalent.

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23 Nov 2012 03:49 AM
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Capt. Sparkles     

Candygram4Mongo: Amos Quito: [upload.wikimedia.org image 591x164]

They're missing out on a huge promotional opportunity.

Two new nations were born that day:

Mexicola

And, Diet Mexicola


Yeah, but that eventually gave birth to New Mexicola. Everyone in Mexicola who was hoping for something better went there, but came running back after they realized that it was nothing more than Mexicola that had been ruined by white people.

23 Nov 2012 03:49 AM
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The All-Powerful Atheismo     
South Texas.

23 Nov 2012 03:52 AM
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Gyrfalcon     
It's not what you call yourselves. It's what the rest of the world calls you. It's why this land that's in between Canada and Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos and is one-third of North America gets called "America" and when anyone else in the world calls someone an "American" with that barely-disguised sneer in their voice everyone knows they're not referring to someone from Toronto or Tijuana. It's because everyone else calls the northern third of the place "Canada", the southern third "Mexico" and the place in the middle "America."

So no matter what the President of Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos wants his country to be called, the world is going to call it Mexico. Sorry.

23 Nov 2012 03:58 AM
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ani23     

Gyrfalcon: It's not what you call yourselves. It's what the rest of the world calls you. It's why this land that's in between Canada and Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos and is one-third of North America gets called "America" and when anyone else in the world calls someone an "American" with that barely-disguised sneer in their voice everyone knows they're not referring to someone from Toronto or Tijuana. It's because everyone else calls the northern third of the place "Canada", the southern third "Mexico" and the place in the middle "America."

So no matter what the President of Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos wants his country to be called, the world is going to call it Mexico. Sorry.


Is that what he wants too?

23 Nov 2012 03:59 AM
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digitalrain     
Sorry, was distracted by the headline about Helen Mirren copping a feel on Jessica Biel.

23 Nov 2012 04:02 AM
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ani23     

digitalrain: Sorry, was distracted by the headline about Helen Mirren copping a feel on Jessica Biel.


Relevant interests

23 Nov 2012 04:09 AM
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fusillade762    [TotalFark]  

digitalrain: Sorry, was distracted by the headline about Helen Mirren copping a feel on Jessica Biel.


Here's the thread from yesterday. Enjoy.

23 Nov 2012 04:10 AM
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Point02GPA    [TotalFark]  

Philbb: Amos Quito: The Mexican Federales have seen the "State's Rights" dust kicking up in the US, and they're trying to nip it in the bud.

All the Federales say,
They could have had him any day.
They only let him slip away,
Out of kindness, I suppose.


Alfonso Bedoya would fit too.

23 Nov 2012 04:25 AM
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zerkalo     
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That's not America! That's not even the United Mexican States!

23 Nov 2012 04:42 AM
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L.D. Ablo    [TotalFark]  
mycotopia.net

23 Nov 2012 04:53 AM
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vinniethepoo     
Cool tag taking a day off, subby?

23 Nov 2012 05:11 AM
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ben_oakmag     
El Nino means The Nino

23 Nov 2012 05:18 AM
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LDM90     

fusillade762: What kind of rifles are those? They look kinda like HK93s but I can't tell for sure.


HK93, HK94, whatever it takes

23 Nov 2012 05:42 AM
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illannoyin     
I'm posting this while trapped on the toilet with horrific post T-giving diarrhea so I'm getting a kick out of these replies.

23 Nov 2012 05:51 AM
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Father_Jack     

fusillade762: [i.huffpost.com image 850x561]

What kind of rifles are those? They look kinda like HK93s but I can't tell for sure.


HK G36s looks like.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heckler_ %26_Koch_G36

23 Nov 2012 06:40 AM
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Father_Jack     

LDM90: fusillade762: What kind of rifles are those? They look kinda like HK93s but I can't tell for sure.

HK93, HK94, whatever it takes


did you just make a Mr. Mom reference?

23 Nov 2012 06:42 AM
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Alphax     

Father_Jack: LDM90: fusillade762: What kind of rifles are those? They look kinda like HK93s but I can't tell for sure.

HK93, HK94, whatever it takes

did you just make a Mr. Mom reference?


Yes, he did.

23 Nov 2012 06:59 AM
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Lee Jackson Beauregard     

fusillade762: U! M! S!

U! M! S! 

U! M! S!


That's ¡E! ¡U! ¡M!, gringo.

23 Nov 2012 07:08 AM
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HenryFnord    [TotalFark]  

fusillade762: What kind of rifles are those? They look kinda like HK93s but I can't tell for sure.


A quick search of the Associated Press says they're AK-47s

23 Nov 2012 07:17 AM
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DancingElkCondor     
Some names Mexico can adopt:

"Third World Craphole"

"Cartelocracy"

"6% European Descent in Nation...99% European Descent on TeleNovelas"

"America Labor Force"

"Marco Rubio"

23 Nov 2012 07:37 AM
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rogue49     
How about do the reverse?
Get rid of Mexico...that's only one word to remove...and be the United States.

Just think of the military you'll have access to. (great for removing drug lords and gangs)

And NOW, even more fossil fuels...

And your citizens won't have to try to become theirs.

The US now need more states to even out the stars on the flag since Puerto Rico wants to become one,
and we're finally adopting spanish as an alternative language...especially now latinos are a third of the electorate.

You could be like what Quebec is to Canada.
It all works out. Win-Win. :)

23 Nov 2012 08:09 AM
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Father_Jack     

DancingElkCondor: Some names Mexico can adopt:

"Third World Craphole"

"Cartelocracy"

"6% European Descent in Nation...99% European Descent on TeleNovelas"

"America Labor Force"

"Marco Rubio"


yever been away from the gringo tourist traps? its not a third world shiathole. id say its a second world armpit, but not a 3rd world shiathole. there are places in eastern europe which are now part of the EU which are worse.

and mmmmm.... the food down there..... yes please.

23 Nov 2012 08:23 AM
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macdaddy357     
They Should call it Old Mexico so people can tell it from New Mexico.

23 Nov 2012 08:42 AM
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0Icky0     

rogue49: The US now need more states to even out the stars on the flag since Puerto Rico wants to become one,


51 doesn't make it any more uneven than now.
georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu
www.mightybargainhunter.com

23 Nov 2012 09:01 AM
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AssAsInAssassin     
Bah. I knew this. I mention it whenever arrogant twits complain that the name of our country isn't "America" -- it's "The United States of America," and why do you ignoramuses insist on calling it "America?"

Because, farkwit, no other nation has "America" in its name, but at least one other nation has "United States" in its name.

So, please, keep the current name for Mexico. I'll lose smug points if you change it.

23 Nov 2012 09:08 AM
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Snarfangel     
The names currently under consideration are:

"The Nation Formerly Known As Mexico"

and

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23 Nov 2012 09:34 AM
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carnifex2005     

AssAsInAssassin: Bah. I knew this. I mention it whenever arrogant twits complain that the name of our country isn't "America" -- it's "The United States of America," and why do you ignoramuses insist on calling it "America?"

Because, farkwit, no other nation has "America" in its name, but at least one other nation has "United States" in its name.

So, please, keep the current name for Mexico. I'll lose smug points if you change it.


Funnily enough, Canadians don't call the USA "America" but just "The States". Mexico is still called Mexico.

23 Nov 2012 09:59 AM
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Snarfangel     

Candygram4Mongo: Amos Quito: [upload.wikimedia.org image 591x164]

They're missing out on a huge promotional opportunity.

Two new nations were born that day:

Mexicola

And, Diet Mexicola


I like Mexicola's flag:
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Refreshing!

23 Nov 2012 10:11 AM
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Godscrack     
Hòmòsêxiço.

23 Nov 2012 10:33 AM
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offmymeds     

illannoyin: I'm posting this while trapped on the toilet with horrific post T-giving diarrhea so I'm getting a kick out of these replies.


Next time don't drink the water.

static.flickr.com

23 Nov 2012 10:49 AM
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DancingElkCondor     

Father_Jack: DancingElkCondor: Some names Mexico can adopt:

"Third World Craphole"

"Cartelocracy"

"6% European Descent in Nation...99% European Descent on TeleNovelas"

"America Labor Force"

"Marco Rubio"

yever been away from the gringo tourist traps? its not a third world shiathole. id say its a second world armpit, but not a 3rd world shiathole. there are places in eastern europe which are now part of the EU which are worse.

and mmmmm.... the food down there..... yes please.


Been in both Eastern Europe and non-tourist trap Mexico. Mexico is a lot worse.

Not sure if Sarah Palin can see Russia from her house in Alaska....but you can definitely see one of the nastiest Third World HellHoles from the end zone at the Sun Bowl in El Paso....the Juarez "Colonias" would make a rural Moldovan gasp

23 Nov 2012 10:59 AM
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EKU Colonel     
Mexicans follow U.S. sports teams, watch U.S. television shows and buy U.S.-made products.

Now they're just trolling us.

23 Nov 2012 11:33 AM
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905     

DancingElkCondor: Father_Jack: DancingElkCondor: Some names Mexico can adopt:

"Third World Craphole"

"Cartelocracy"

"6% European Descent in Nation...99% European Descent on TeleNovelas"

"America Labor Force"

"Marco Rubio"

yever been away from the gringo tourist traps? its not a third world shiathole. id say its a second world armpit, but not a 3rd world shiathole. there are places in eastern europe which are now part of the EU which are worse.

and mmmmm.... the food down there..... yes please.

Been in both Eastern Europe and non-tourist trap Mexico. Mexico is a lot worse.

Not sure if Sarah Palin can see Russia from her house in Alaska....but you can definitely see one of the nastiest Third World HellHoles from the end zone at the Sun Bowl in El Paso....the Juarez "Colonias" would make a rural Moldovan gasp


Yeah, it's pretty easy to spot the border there. El Paso with all its built up, modern buildings and, a short distance away, there are neighborhoods consisting largely of tin roof shacks more or less cobbled together from scraps of whatever building material they could find.

You can see this in other border towns along the Texas/Mexico border as well. Yes, the touristy areas in the bordertowns are typically in somewhat decent shape, but travel a few blocks over and you'll see a different story as you enter the "colonia" neighborhoods.

23 Nov 2012 11:38 AM
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