How to catch an American fugitive in Mexico, in case that ever comes up. Also, 7 other things worth knowing today.
I think you’ve got a good point on finding “gringos” in Mexico. They (criminals) probably all either watch a lot of movies or specifically Westerns. That was my favorite genre growing up and Everyone would escape to Mexico with no repercussions. Other “hiding places were Rio de Janeiro and Argentina.
or Taos (NM)
The government has FBI stationed in numerous countries to catch dodgers. It's not just Mexico. I know of an FBI agent stationed overseas and that's his main job.
Great column. I read the article which was informative and interesting.
I will be watching - and recording. It is civics 101.
For once I can agree with a studio exec overriding the creative. One of my all time favorite movies, I believe the experieince was far better for the ending to provide a glimpse of resolution. Short epilogues often make books better and we all love to debate series finales. Six Feet Under was a great example.
It seemed to me that Musk began having buyer’s remorse within a week of his announcement. I wouldn’t be surprised if it was a publicity stunt and his legal experts had already determine a path out.
Why don't Americans escape to Canada instead? All you have to do is learn to dress in bland colors and say "eh" at the end of every other sentence.
Ez Pz, eh?
Does anyone else believe that Elon Musk never intended to buy Twitter? He just wanted to throw Wall Street into a tizzy for a while then storm away with that "I'm the richest guy in the world" smirk on his face.
I have an idea. Why don’t we just send all the criminals there? I wonder if Mexico border patrol would let them in?
I just finished reading the Top Gun “article” … what an AMAZING piece of military (sub)culture!! Although I only had to reread a couple of places due to its technical aspects, I perked up a bit when the Sparrow missiles were mentioned; my dad was an engineer who helped design that very missile for the US Navy back in the 60’s/70’s.
I listen to a podcast called The Moment with Brian Koppelman. He interviews writer Don Winslow and talks about a series of books he wrote about the US/Mexico border and the war on drugs, with The Power of the Dog, The Cartel and The Border. The books are great and I highly recommend them!
regarding the cancer trial, there was an accidental discovery in 2020 of a type of immune system cell that can kill all types of cancer. The discovery was made in Cardiff University, but I've not heard any updates since. Has anybody any more recent findings about trials etc