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Election Time: Call Out the Army!

January 23, 2016

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From HIDDEN DANGERS,¬†http://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Dangers-Mexico-Brink-Disaster/dp/162006488X/ref=sr Loyalty has always been more important in Mexican politics than either intelligence or competence. Government positions go to the best mapaches (raccoons, as operatives who make sure that candidates win local and state elections). Since legislators cannot be reelected but depend on their political organizations and political bosses for appointments to administrative […]