Bag’s Take-Away:

They just do it better than us. A production assistant working the Mexican presidential debate becomes the center of controversy for her unwittingly honest enactment of what politics is all about: hot young women with prominent cleavage. The candidate to her right knows what I’m talking about.

via The Houston Chronicle

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Bag’s Take-Away:
CNN shows what happens when one is shot to death in a car. 
via CNN Photo
(photo credit: Shaul Schwarz/Reportage by Getty Images  caption:  Juarez was widely regarded as the world’s most dangerous city in 2010 and was called the second-most dangerous in 2011. While Schwarz considers Juarez “always scary” and never stays for more than a week at a time, his piqued interest has kept him returning.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

CNN shows what happens when one is shot to death in a car.

via CNN Photo

(photo credit: Shaul Schwarz/Reportage by Getty Images caption: Juarez was widely regarded as the world’s most dangerous city in 2010 and was called the second-most dangerous in 2011. While Schwarz considers Juarez “always scary” and never stays for more than a week at a time, his piqued interest has kept him returning.)

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Bag’s Take-Away:

Judging from the photo, it seems like  the drug war (and the U.S. guns fueling it), is a pretty small and remote story, as least, from up here. 

via: Reuters Editor’s Choice slideshow

(photo: Daniel Becerril/Reuters caption: The body of a dead man, with a rifle next to him, lies in a field after a shootout with police on the outskirts of Monterrey February 28, 2012. According to local media, 11 people were killed in different violent incidents in the city. )

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Bag’s Take-Away:

Judging from the photo, it seems like the drug war (and the U.S. guns fueling it), is a pretty small and remote story, as least, from up here.

via: Reuters Editor’s Choice slideshow

(photo: Daniel Becerril/Reuters caption: The body of a dead man, with a rifle next to him, lies in a field after a shootout with police on the outskirts of Monterrey February 28, 2012. According to local media, 11 people were killed in different violent incidents in the city. )

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Tags #Mexico    #drug war    #murder    #drug murders    #Reuters Images    #news   

Bag’s Take-Away (re: View from the Texas Border):

As my friend, photographer Peter Calvin writes: It’s not exactly the Statue of Liberty welcome…”

(The pic accompanies  an editorial at the Dallas Morning News challenging the narco-war hysteria.)


(photo: Jesus Alcazar/AP)
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Bag’s Take-Away (re: View from the Texas Border):

As my friend, photographer Peter Calvin writes: It’s not exactly the Statue of Liberty welcome…”

(The pic accompanies an editorial at the Dallas Morning News challenging the narco-war hysteria.)

(photo: Jesus Alcazar/AP)

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Bag’s Take-Away:
Eroding Stereotype of the Day: Mexicans are staying home.
I like the poster of Che shooting at Pamela Anderson and Dirty Harry. Take that!
Slideshow via NYT Interactive.
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Eroding Stereotype of the Day: Mexicans are staying home.

I like the poster of Che shooting at Pamela Anderson and Dirty Harry. Take that!

Slideshow via NYT Interactive.

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