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Marine Held in Mexican Prison, State Department Does Nothing

Tom1000 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:48 AM
Why should they intervene? He's just your average white person . . .
rlapatak Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:51 AM
....not true....your average white person does not travel with weapons into foreign countries or on drug runs.....
Henry VIII Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:54 AM
What drug run....he was headed to a hunting trip in Central America?
Longplay Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:55 AM
What evidence do you have that he was on a drug run?
Quintus_T_Cicero Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:55 AM
And you are the average stupid lib, but I repeat myself.
Whatadifference Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:59 AM
people still try to get on planes with weapons. Go figure.

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...