May 20, 2014
2334 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington D.C. 20515
110 Keith Avenue
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Dear Representative McHenry,
This letter is to inform and request things to you about the drug war on Mexico. There are things that need to be done, but Congress isn’t acting. On an annual average, Mexican drug cartels take in $64.34 billion in their illegal sales to U.S. customers. This is ridiculous, considering the amount of illegal activity that can emerge from the drug trade. If we (the U.S.) stop the drugs from entering our country, then I believe there will be a considerable reduce in the amount of crimes committed. Another reason to act on the drug war is that people that abuse drugs are constantly in our hospitals, prisons, courts, and jails. Since a majority of those people get their drugs illegally, we need to try harder to stop these drugs from entering the US in the first place. I do congratulate Congress, though, on the capturing of “El Chapo.” This was a huge step in ending the drug war on Mexico, since he was one of the largest drug lords in Central America.
I would like to know your opinion on this topic, and how much of a problem you think this is. Even though we are in North Carolina, this problem affects the United States and GREATLY affects Mexico. Thousands are killed every year because of the drug war, and the U.S. needs to reach out and help one of our neighbors with the greatest problem of their country.
I also want to know how you would address and handle the drug war if you were to do anything about it. There are many different ways you could go about solving this drug trade problem, and I would like to know how you would handle it. There are many different ways to solve some problems, and here are some suggestions: If we capture people (as we have done recently), we can bribe them to talk ...
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