Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Friday, November 25, 2016
Report: Nearly all, 99.8%, of illegal drugs shipped to U.S. from Mexico
Over 99 percent of all marijuana and methamphetamine seized at U.S.
borders has come from Mexico, a colossal cache of 8.2 million pounds
since 2012 and a demonstration of the efforts by drug cartels to feed
America's habit, one that is leading to increasing deaths, according to a
new report. U.S. Customs and Border Protection seizure figures show that in 2015,
99.8 percent of methamphetamine and 99.9 percent of marijuana seized in
the U.S. came from the southern border. Another 61 percent of cocaine
seizures were on the West Coast, mostly California, suggesting that
Colombian drug cartels are looking for a new route in, according to a