ChipNASA: First Upskirt now COCAINE TRIFECTA?!?!?!
Joce678: Yet they admit they only stop about 1% of shipments...
Stone Meadow: Cocaine is worth $77,000 a pound? What kind of math is that?
Marcus Aurelius: But we're winning, right?
Marcus Aurelius: Authorities intercepted two speedboats -- sinking one -- and recovered about 13,000 pounds of cocaine worth almost $1 billion. Indeed, that's billion with a BThat's nice. Two observations:1. Cop math2. Street prices and availability unaffected.But we're winning, right?
MadMonk: Don't worry everyone, that was just my decoy shipment, the party is still on.
Greylight: I'm not a fan of the war on drugs either but this type of action is exactly where efforts should be focused, not on addicts. potheads
jfivealive: Stone Meadow: Cocaine is worth $77,000 a pound? What kind of math is that?Fairly accurate math, slightly high, but not by too much1 pound = 16oz = 448g1g = ~$60-$80 (after its cut)448g * $80 = $35840Double the amount when its cut down the line and I get $71,680 / pound.
pjbreeze: I wonder why they put the bundles in stacks and so neatly placed on the tarmac? I guess they like to waste government employees time.
jtown: Joce678: Yet they admit they only stop about 1% of shipments...To be fair, this was about 1% of South America's annual output in a single bust. So maybe they'll stop 2% by the end of the year.
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