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Over the last few months the media has been playing up the "Mexican Drug Cartel War"- in order to lull the public into what we will call the Obama solution. I am here today to say that this is totally unnecessary and that a much better solution is just staring us all in the face. But the Corporate Controlled Media won't allow the public to give serious consideration to this alternative so I am filling that gap with this video on March 25th, 2009.
The superior solution is Marijuana Re-Legalization, specifically through implementation of the MERP Model. And if I can convince you then please spread the message far and wide so that Obama is not allowed to start a completely unnecessary war along the Mexican-American border.
First consider a hypothetical situation. You are being chased by a huge mad dog and you have 2 choices. One, you could stand your ground and fight the dog. Or, two, you could slip inside a nearby room and simply close the door. Obama's plan can be compared to "fighting the dog,"- whereas my plan, the immediate implementation of the MERP Model, could be compared to simply "closing the door."- I think it will become apparent that "closing the door"- has two incredible advantages: (1) you won't get hurt and (2) you will easily be able to resolve the problem by retrieving your gun or calling animal control
Of course the "mad dog"- in this analogy would be the Mexican Drug Cartels who have infiltrated over 230 American cities and have shown themselves to be as well equipped as our own military forces. Perhaps that is because we actually gave military training to the most dangerous Cartel Drug Gang: the Zetas. In any case the Mexican Drug Cartels are a most formidable opponent indeed. Of course the only reason they are able to afford these weapons is because they are sending about 38 Billion, in United States consumer dollars, south to Mexico each and every year
According to Lou Dobbs, Obama's "fighting the dog"- plan consists of the following:
The plan calls for sending 100 ATF agents to the southwest border, adding 16 new DEA positions, tripling the number of intelligence analysts and stepping up screening of railcars headed southbound to Mexico, part of the effort to stop the flow of drugs and keep violence from further spinning out of control.
Here's how Iraqi War correspondent Michael Ware accessed Obama's proposed plan:
"Well, you certainly have to applaud any measure. But I have to say, from what I've seen so far in Mexico -- and I'm about to be spending a lot more time there -- this is a drop in the bucket, finger in the dike stuff.
He then basically concluded that in order to fight 100,000 highly militarized drug cartel members, we would have to intervene militarily or legalize the drugs. Or as he put it:
"You either legalize these things, and cut the demand, or you're going to have to intervene."-
Now any thinking American should now realize that Obama's "fighting the dog " plan will result in numerous US casualties and there is very little chance that it will destabilized the Mexican Drug Cartels.
But we don't have to legalize all drugs: just Marijuana. Let me briefly explain:
70 percent of the Mexican Drug Cartel profits ($38 billion a year) are generated from the sale of Marijuana in the United States. So if you simply allow personal cultivation, by American Citizens, the Mexican Drug Cartels would literally be eliminated within weeks. And without even regulating or taxing Marijuana it would keep at least $27 Billion dollars in the US economy each year after Marijuana Re-Legalization is fully implemented.
Now in order for this to work we have to implement a Model for Re-Legalization that completely takes the "black market"- profit out of the Marijuana market. There is only one plan that will effectively do this and it is known as the MERP Model. What sets this model apart from all other models is the fact that it allows unlimited personal cultivation by all American Citizens.
By doing this Americans can grown their own, for free, and forever deprive the Mexican Drug Cartels of the $300 to $500 an ounce that Americans are currently paying. With 70 percent of their profits gone they will quickly go out of business and nearly 27 billion dollars will stay in the United States each year following the implementation of the MERP Model.
I have already produced a number of videos that explain the merits of the MERP Model in much greater detail and also describes how you can get involved in order to make Marijuana Re-Legalization a reality: possibly before the end of 2009.
The Marijuana Re-Legalization Policy Project (MRPP)
You should also know that I have challenged many of the other "drug reform organizations,"- such as the "Marijuana Policy Project"- and the "Drug Policy Alliance"- to come up with a better solutions to this problem. So far they have refused to accept this challenge.
As soon as you are done watching this video, there is something that I want you to do each week until Marijuana is Re-Legalized under the MERP Model.
I want you to call Obama and their Federal Representatives and tell them not to move forward with Obama's "militarist"- solution to the "Border Cartel Drug Wars."- Then demand that they Re-Legalize Marijuana immediately, by implementing the MERP model. Implementing MERP will guarantee the destruction of the Mexican Drug Cartels without sacrificing even a "pennies"- worth of our invaluable blood or treasure. And unlike President Obama's "plan"- MERP will not cost the taxpayers a penny and it is guaranteed to end the violence once and for ever. This is a far better alternative to Obama's plan which military expert Ware said had almost to chance of succeeding.
Here are the numbers to call:
Federal House and Senate
Office of the President
Also go to MERP Headquarters often to see what else you an do help with the implementation of the MERP Model:
The Marijuana Re-Legalization Policy Project (MRPP)
I would also consider Obama's rejection of this superior and elegant solution to signal an allegiance to the Global Elitists rather than to the American People. There is absolutely no logical argument Obama could possibly put forward that would negate the benefits of immediately implementing the MERP Model. Implementing MERP is a "game changing"- move that will leave every honest citizen, of both Mexico and the United States, far better off than if they are forced to accept Obama's less effective and more violent alternative.
We need to send a message to Obama that is a bit stronger that "Yes We Can."- What we need to do is say Yes We Demand the Immediate Re-Legalization of Marijuana under MERP or you're not serving a second term in office. Current circumstances demand quick and decisive action from our President and Congress.
What it really boils down to is this, President Obama. There is absolutely no need to "fight the dog"- when Re-Legalizing Marijuana will close the doors on both Marijuana Prohibition and the Mexican Drug Cartels. It takes care of both problems without the use of violence, money or the loss of life. How can you possibly argue against that?