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Our 50-state border crisis : how the Mexican border fuels the drug epidemic across America / Howard G. Buffett.

Buffett, Howard G., (author.). Kugler, Matt, (narrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library BOCD 363.28 BUF (Text) 33187004375040 BOCD (Adult) Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library CD 363.284 BUF 8251 (Text) 78551000643251 Audio CD Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781549171895
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (11 hours) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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General Note:
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Matt Kugler.
Summary, etc.:
The prominent American philanthropist challenges mainstream understandings in a reassessment of the U.S.-Mexico border crisis that reveals a unprecedented rate of drug trafficking directly related to today's opioid epidemic, outlining bipartisan recommendations for fighting cartels, strengthening national security and addressing interrelated sources of the drug and border issues.
Subject: Drug control > Mexican-American Border Region.
Drug traffic > Mexico.
Human smuggling > Mexican-American Border Region.
Border security > United States.
Mexico > Emigration and immigration > Government policy.
United States > Emigration and immigration > Government policy.
Genre: Audiobooks.
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  • Blackstone Audiobooks
    From one of America’s most prominent philanthropists, an eye-opening, myth-busting new perspective on the crisis at the US–Mexico borderHoward G. Buffett has seen first-hand the devastating impact of cheap Mexican heroin and other opiate cocktails across America. Fueled by failing border policies and lawlessness in Mexico and Central America, drugs are pouring over the nation’s southern border in record quantities, turning Americans into addicts and migrants into drug mules—and killing us in record numbers. Politicians talk about a border crisis and an opioid crisis as separate issues. To Buffett, a landowner on the US border with Mexico and now a sheriff in Illinois, these are intimately connected. Ineffective border policies not only put residents in border states like Texas and Arizona in harm’s way, they put American lives in states like Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Vermont at risk. Mexican cartels have grown astonishingly powerful by exploiting both the gaps in our border security strategy and the desperation of migrants—all while profiting enormously off America’s growing addiction to drugs. The solution isn’t a wall. In this groundbreaking book, Buffett outlines a realistic, effective, and bipartisan approach to fighting cartels, strengthening our national security, and tackling the roots of the chaos below the border.

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