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Marine Held in Mexican Prison, State Department Does Nothing

kjwood Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 1:11 PM
Dear Mexico, F*** you and the filth you call a country. You dare lecture anybody about rule of law? Your police force is corrupt, the cartels rule your institutions, and your 'leadership' encourages its citizens to enter the U.S.A. illegally. If I were in charge, there would be an invasion. You WOULD return him, and you WOULD turn over those who tortured him. And we as a country would show the same regard for your laws as you do ours.

Jon Hammar, a former Marine who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, is being held in a notorious Mexican prison where Zetas gang members hold power. His crime? Declaring an antique shotgun to Mexican officials after registering the gun with U.S. Customs Agents on his way to Costa Rica. Hammar has been in a prison in Mexico for months now and this week, his parents got an extortion call demanding they wire thousands of dollars to the prison. Hammar spoke to his parents on the phone, saying he thought he was going to be killed. Hammar has been tortured during his...