Skip to comments.Yosemite Blaze Sparked By Pot Growers
Posted on 09/01/2013 5:30:20 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
The "massive forest fire that has scorched 348 square miles in and around Yosemite National Park may have been sparked by illegal marijuana growers" as reported by Fox News.
As the Mexican cartels face increasing obstacles in moving their product over the border, they are setting up marijuana grow operations on remote public lands across the United States.
For example, during the 2010 growing season busted nearly 100 people -- most Mexican nationals with suspected ties to the drug cartels -- for alleged marijuana grow operations on public land in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, and seized $1.7 billion worth of the wacky weed as then reported by The Associated Press.
In addition to the west coast the Mexican cartels have targeted the midwest woods for their grow operations, and in Wisconsin plantations worth $70 million have been uprooted from the state's forests over the last four years as reported by WITI.
The United States is not even in control of its own borders and lands, and now the Obama Administration wants to police the Middle East? Perhaps America should consider getting its own sorry house in order before attempting to intervene in the affairs of others. Although President Obama insists he can walk and chew gum at the same time after five years into office it's woefully apparent he can't.
Don’t worry. With immigration reform if they do that two more times they move to the back of the line to get their green cards. If that doesn’t stop them then it’s deportation — unless they are willing to work cheap and vote Democrat.
Your title is a bit misleading.
Shouldn’t it be: SPARKED BY ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT MEHHICCCAN POTGROWERS??
Just what we need in this country, more marijuana growers.
Amnesty-—that’s the ticket.
They don’t have to speak English, just grow good weed.
Thank You gang of 8.
8 POS son of beach’s that should be exiled.
It may have been lightning. It may have been an iPod or a car or a mouse. But was it really was, was page hits to a blog...
. Vote democrat is the key. In all the discussions and debates about the Schumer/Rubio amnesty plan talk of clamping down on illegal voting and/or election fraud is routinely squelched.
Muslim war against the people?
Woah, Dude! No way. It had to be some illegal tobacco growers. Party on!
It’s going to get worse now that the tall pines have been decimated. The marijuana plants will grow like trees and the DEA will have permanent jobs as lumberjacks and farm workers.
Exactly - pot growers would be a bit more careful about protecting their "investments". Just as likely to be part of the "war on drugs".
There’s different levels of media groups espousing ideas. Yours is from and for the well informed group.
No, it wasn’t lightning. They checked for that, and there were no lightning strikes when the fire broke out.
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