Wednesday, December 23, 2009

US gives Mexico 5 helicopters to aid drug war

U.S. officials delivered five helicopters to Mexico on Tuesday to help the country in its fight against drug cartels. The aircraft are part of more than $604 million worth of vehicles and equipment that the U.S. plans to give Mexico in the coming months. In addition to the more than $1.1 billion worth of aid the U.S. has pledged to provide Mexico, Brennan said U.S. and Mexican officials are planning new programs to help Mexico professionalize its police forces and strengthen its justice system. U.S. officials are fighting drug cartels on both sides of the border, he more

And Senator Bingaman wants to designate 560 square miles of DA County as wilderness, where low flying aircraft are banned.

Give them to Mexico and outlaw them here - sounds like a great policy.

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