Nearly a month after Guerena’s killing, it’s still unclear whether the Marine had any ties to a cartel. But the absence of clear evidence means we must assume he was innocent. It’s equally unclear, at least to outsiders, precisely how the shooting went down and who’s to blame.
One thing is clear. With military-grade vehicles, armor, assault weapons and robots, the raid on Guerena’s home was all but indistinguishable from the kind of house-clearing operations U.S. forces perform every day in Iraq and Afghanistan. Guerena survived two tours in the desert only to perish in a military-style action in his own home. (Editorial Comment: Except in Iraq and Afghanistan Military Troops have strict rules of engagement which are noticeably absent from Law Enforcement Operations)
Well now, with this rain, the country is going to have great difficulty reaching the 87 million acre figure for 2011 corn production. If our planted corn acres fall below the 87 mil figure significantly AND we have a weather scare in July or August, look for corn on the Board of Trade to go through the roof. How far? Some analysts are already talking over $8/bu. corn.
One thing $8 corn will do for sure and that is eliminate the ethanol debate. Even with the present 46 cent per gal. subsidy (which goes to 42 cents at the end of this year) ethanol from corn is dead at $8/bu.
Sad part about this story…US media didn't even cover it!! I got the story out of the UK news. Another Ruby Ridge, Waco Cover and Gunrunner cover up!! Randy's Right Scroll down for video Jose Guerena, 26,survived two tours of duty in Iraq as a marine, only to be gunned down in a hail of 71 bullets in his own Tucson, Arizona home, while his wife and four-year old son hid in a nearby closet. Mr Guerena's wife, Vanessa, said she heard her husba … Read More