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NPT Juxtapose: Kidnappings, what kidnappings? Oh, you meant Phoenix.

More fun with juxtaposition:

The Drug War may not be producing public numbers in El Paso. Remember this story? Drug-related kidnappings in El Paso hard to pin down but ICE stands by 6. Or how about this one: U.S. officials want to talk up business, eventual victory in Juarez (not kidnappings), in which U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes said when questioned about kidnappings on the border: “We need to deal in facts and not in urban legends that have been promulgated here in our community.”

Here’s a hard dose of reality from Phoenix, reported by the Los Angeles Times: Phoenix, kidnap-for-ransom capital

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

February 12, 2009 at 9:39 am

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