Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Next Stop, Anytown USA...

Read about this first occuring Brazil.

Now in Mexico.

Next up will be Mayberry (if it isn't already).

A growing number of Mexicans — including many from the middle class — see bulletproofing their vehicles as a necessity and not a luxury.

Nader says an increasingly typical customer these days "is a regular guy that works, maybe he has a small business and he's been approached by criminals to steal his car."

"You'll see Hondas, small SUVs ... pickups," Nader said of some of the vehicles arriving at his business.

Extortion is now commonplace in some regions of Mexico. Kidnapping has soared by more than 300% over the past five years and since December 2006, more than 28,000 Mexicans have died in killings blamed on drug-cartel violence.


What a blessed land!

They're everything our social leaders tell us we should aspire to be. Brown skinned, racially mixed and culturally diverse.

What -a - paradise!