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Hundreds from Armed Mexican Vigilante Defense Group Sieze Mexican City & Arrest Corrupt Police

Tierra Colorada, Mexico, Mar 27 (EFE) - A vigilante group has released the 12 police officers and six civilians it took hostage in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero after cutting a deal with prosecutors, spokesmen for the grassroots organization said.

The 18 individuals were handed over to Guerrero Attorney General's Office personnel Tuesday night on condition that they will be investigated for allegedly having links to drug traffickers, a Union of Peoples and Organizations of Guerrero State, or UPOEG, spokesman told Efe.

The 18 suspects were later taken to jail, where they will be held until prosecutors decide whether charges will be filed against them.

Hundreds of armed members of the self-defense group took control early Tuesday of Tierra Colorada in an effort to find the killers of Guadalupe Quiñonez, a 27-year-old who served as the vigilante group's leader.

UPOEG, whose members are armed and wear hoods, was created in January in the cities of Ayutla de los Libres, Teconoapa and San Marcos to protect residents.

The self-defense group controls access to the communities and polices them to fight crime.

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Terminology...

I have only heard of two major types of forces in Mexico:
1. the police and military (in which there is lots of corruption, but there are also good guys)
2. the drug gangs (these are all either pure evil or have been forcefully conscripted)

Both are well equipped and have been fighting for many years. I have not heard about any third vigilante-type groups. My first thought is that this is a drug gang being termed a "vigilante group" for the purpose of garnering support in the US from the 2nd amendment backers. However, if it is actually a fed-up citizen militia then that would be a great sign.

The only option is for the US

The only option is for the US to invade...

Southern Agrarian

DPers must not have had

DPers must not have had coffee yet to refill the ol sarcasm detector.

Southern Agrarian

1916. US Army invades Mexico. Hot pursuit of Pancho Villa!

1916 - 1917. Brigadier General John J. Pershing and Lieutenant George S. Patton pursed Pancho Villa into the hills of Mexico. Submitted by Mark Twain, 10/14/2011.

Patton, accompanied by ten soldiers of the 6th Infantry Regiment, and using three armored cars, conducted the world’s first armored vehicle attack. Killed two Mexican leaders, including “General” Julio Cardenas, commander of Villa’s personal bodyguard. The bodies were brought back to Pershing’s headquarters strapped to the hoods of the vehicles in a manner similar to game animals such as deer brought home by hunters.
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Attachments: 11 pictographs from the Mexico campaign. Samples:

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Telly Savalas

along with Chuck Connors were great in that movie lol

donvino

It's not 'vigilante' it's vigilance

They formed a citizens' vigilance committee and made citizens' arrests. Calling them vigilante hostage takers makes them sound like criminals when they are patriots.

Maybe this is why the DHS is buying up billions of rounds of ammunition. It's not because they're going to wage war or fight insurrection per se, it's because they want to be ready to defend bankers and other criminals from being brought to justice by concerned citizens.

Take back the GOP and Restore America Now.

Let me get this straight

Person(s) defending themselves are vigilantes? I am going to have to check the dictionary again but but this sounds a bit weird to me.

donvino

Statists love to blur the distinction

Statists love to blur the distinction between despicable lynch mobs and actions taken by honest, concerned citizens to bring government-protected criminals to justice.

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The fear that this may happen

The fear that this may happen does half the job,

Not so easy to do, whatever the hell you like, WITH consequences, if you cant respect a persons right to freedom, then by damn, you will recieve your own medicine and respect a persons right to liberty, through consequence

If you dont want "consequence", then stop giving US "consequences", seems only fair, when the ideaology of government has been around before any of us were born........oh, dont want to do it, oh well, i guess you make our choices for us

Heres to never getting that far, by not being pushed to go that far

I have to wonder if the MSM

will even acknowledge this story & if they do what the state controlled message will be !!

Ron Swanson

sounds like..

Sounds like an episode of the A-team.

In 1972 a crack commando unit was sent to prison...

In 1972 a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court
for a crime they didn't commit. These men promptly escaped from a
maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today,
still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune.
If you have a problem - if no one else can help - and if you can find
them - maybe you can hire: The A-Team.

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Diplomacy

Diplomacy only goes so far.

I believe the Kentucky muskets ability to fire a ball 400 yards at bright red English coats, was just as vital to the R3volution as the pens used to draft the Article of Confederation.

VIVA LA REVOLUTION.

All in favor of stopping foreign assistance to Syrian rebels (Al Qaeda in disguise) and help out our neighbors say I, all in favor of continued regime changes that the neoconservatives have laid our which include genocide, false propaganda, and destruction of the money supply simply exit the room and play on the freeway.

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect" - Mark Twain

There seems to be a problem running the border. Field glasses?

Who are these guys? Do they have permission? Are they licensed? Let's take a closer look...

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Mexico

I have not been a fan of Mexico due to personal reasons.

Yet, I find this encouraging and hope Mexicans will continue to wake up and stand up to bring about a better Mexico in the future.

donvino

Wanted! Fast & Furious! Scandal investigation

Bob Owens scandal investigation posted here. It's hard to believe that the ATF would sell guns to Mexican cartels without someone "high up" approving the program.

Also, the Mexican government claims that 150 Mexican law enforcement officials have been killed. We know that Officer Terry was killed up here!

Huge "cover-up"?

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Militia groups are rising in Mexico!

WOOT! Finally the cartels will learn that they need to cut their crap with the local population.

Amazing

I hope justice is served!

And this is why "they" phear citizens militias ...

... and are desperate to discredit and undo the 2nd Amendment.

Exactly this scenario, repeated in counties and states all over the nation. Televised. YouTubed

Very very bad for the psychopaths in charge.

"Federal officials said last

"Federal officials said last month that they would try to engage Mexico's community policing groups in a dialogue to try to halt the spread of vigilante groups."

Yeah gee some things are the same no matter what country. So instead of putting energy into stopping crime the government wants to stop the groups that have formed to stop crime because they are not doing their job... LOL!

Good for these Mexicans for taking responsibility for themselves and stopped looking to government to take care of them. Government only takes care of itself everything else is just window dressing to give the false appearance of legitimacy...

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That sentence made me do a double take too...

I'm always reminded of the turf wars between Dog the Bounty Hunter and police officers who felt threatened that someone else could do their job better than they could. When competition is introduced into the defense and protection industry and the monopoly on the legal use of force is broken, we'll start seeing more effective, accountable, and respected peace officers again.

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