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168. The Drugs Keep Coming
Because it won't decriminalize drugs, the US government
drug dealers to make billions of dollars annually.
government continues to pursue and arrest millions of
and cocaine users every year. The government says
marijuana and cocaine are so dangerous and addictive
they must remain illegal. However, it has long
alcohol and tobacco, two products which kill hundreds
thousands of Americans annually. Meanwhile, because millions of
continue to use marijuana and cocaine daily, their
are making drug dealers filthy rich.
they? Local police recently stumbled upon two privately
submarines, containing 500 pounds of cocaine, in a
in Colombia. Colombia supplies 90 percent of America’s
. The submarines can carry five tons of drugs
Mexico, where the cargo travels by truck into
US. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials believe that
Colombian drug lords possess about 20 of these
-foot subs. However, they are confident they will find
Reportedly, drug lords have also purchased
Russian cannon that can fire a 2-ton shell
miles. The cannon, now hidden in Mexico, will
used to fire 2-ton packages of cocaine, marijuana,
other drugs into southeast New Mexico, where drug
have secretly bought thousands of acres of desert
. The packages will land in the desert, undetected
US radar. Once they land safely among the
and scorpions, the packages will be stored underground.
drug lords are building a huge complex of
and storage space under the New Mexico desert.
tunnels will connect to truck routes for transporting
to major cities. A DEA official said that
if the cannon and tunnels exist, it just
that DEA is winning the war on drugs.