Episode

1/3 Guy Lawson: Drug Cartels, Bankers, Stoner Arms Dealers & Ponzi Schemes

January 3, 2013

Author, Guy Lawson explained how Mexican Drug Cartels operate in Mexico in the United States, how cartels operate like multinational corporations, how drug prohibition promotes violence, what the HSBC drug money laundering tells us, why its important to pick the right kind of ponzi scheme to operate and the latest news on the “stoner” arms dealers.

And on The Better half: Al Jazeera buys Current, Time Warner drops Current, Sam predicts Republicans won’t pay any price for the fiscal deal, Chris Christie talks tough but Sam takes him to task for his ultra right politics, Peter King embarrasses himself yet again and your calls and IMs.

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