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Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden
AP via [Myrtle Beach] Sun-News ^ | May 9, 2013

Posted on 05/09/2013 9:50:24 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows

MEDFORD, Ore. — A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season.

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The smokejumpers extinguished the fire after it burned less than an acre.

(Excerpt) Read more at myrtlebeachonline.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: napl
I'll bet they did.
1 posted on 05/09/2013 9:50:24 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
"What now, chief?"

"Well, we've jumped..."


2 posted on 05/09/2013 9:51:26 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I think they are supposed to get “High” before they jump, not after.


3 posted on 05/09/2013 9:58:59 PM PDT by pennyfarmer (Your socialist beat our liberal AGAIN.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

great snip


4 posted on 05/09/2013 10:01:15 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

I learned it all from the George Zimmerman coverage.


5 posted on 05/09/2013 10:02:58 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Control: Smokejump Team 6, come in.....
SJ6: (lots of giggling in the back ground), Duuuuude
Control: SJ6, did you hit the LZ? Please respond...
SJ6: Like, there’s no Taco Bell here, man (more giggles)...and Johnson ate all my chocolate power bars. Bummer....


6 posted on 05/09/2013 10:07:36 PM PDT by llevrok (2013: - Obama vs America. The new cold war)
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To: Slings and Arrows

These guys are fortunate that the growers did kill them. There are such pot gardens within walking distance of the Hoopa Indian tribal compound. The pot farmers walk around with rifles and assault rifles.


7 posted on 05/09/2013 10:07:46 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
After smoking an acre of pot ...

... I like to eat a ton of Cheetos!

8 posted on 05/09/2013 10:08:06 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: llevrok

“Oh wow, fire has COLORS...”


9 posted on 05/09/2013 10:09:37 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: TigersEye

That’s a slow day for Willie Nelson.


10 posted on 05/09/2013 10:10:49 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

He’s a rich dude though. He doesn’t have to jump out of a perfectly good airplane to get into an acre of pot.


11 posted on 05/09/2013 10:15:18 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: TigersEye

He may not *have* to, but...


12 posted on 05/09/2013 10:22:13 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Did they change their nickname to ‘smokeeaters’?
Odoreaters? Oohhoohhthatsmell!skytroopers?
“So, did you jump, Barry?”
“Yeah, I jumped. A little. At first.”


13 posted on 05/09/2013 10:24:27 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: TigersEye

It’s better than landing in a swamp, where you are the Cheetos!


14 posted on 05/09/2013 10:42:17 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: righttackle44

I am guessing you meant “did not”


15 posted on 05/09/2013 10:56:35 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Prohibition creates it's own police state.

Freedom...?

Anybody?

16 posted on 05/09/2013 11:18:13 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up" Jeremiah 50:32)
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To: Slings and Arrows

This is Oregon. It’s par for the course. lol

Happy end of year to you! How long do you have left to go?


17 posted on 05/09/2013 11:41:58 PM PDT by dixiechick2000
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To: Slings and Arrows

Dude, paisley. I think I just saw Jerry Garcia’s ghost, man.


18 posted on 05/09/2013 11:46:03 PM PDT by llevrok (2013: - Obama vs America. The new cold war)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Carlson says the site near the community of Applegate was being cultivated by growers for Mexican drug gangs, and it's been used before.

We gave them weapons, I suppose it's only fitting that we give them the drugs as well.

19 posted on 05/09/2013 11:55:04 PM PDT by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: dixiechick2000

I lived in Salem for a while. I’m rapidly coming to the conclusion that it was one of the saner parts.

Exams are next week. Looking forward to the summer break, I’ll tell you that for free.


20 posted on 05/10/2013 12:28:40 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Stoat

Sheesh, even Lenin said we’d *sell* him the rope he used to hang us!


21 posted on 05/10/2013 12:29:44 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Could you imagine being one of those Mexicans on the ground tending it? “Oh crap, jefe! They’re sending in the 82nd Airborne!”

No truth to the rumor that after extinguishing the fire, the smokejumpers went to Taco Bell and ran up a $377 tab.

}:-)4


22 posted on 05/10/2013 4:40:23 AM PDT by Moose4 (SHALL. NOT. BE. INFRINGED.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Bump!


23 posted on 05/10/2013 5:34:22 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Moose4

No truth at all. ;^)


24 posted on 05/10/2013 7:45:05 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
That's true!


25 posted on 05/10/2013 11:16:12 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

This may have been one of the crew.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTftmdoRIEY


26 posted on 05/11/2013 6:40:42 PM PDT by Clay Moore ("In politics, stupidity is not a handicap." Napoleon Bonaparte)
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To: Clay Moore

Definitely a smokejumper, even if he’s never seen a parachute.


27 posted on 05/11/2013 9:07:22 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Salem isn’t as bad as Portland, Eugene or Ashland, that’s for sure. Eastern Oregon is the best part of the state, though.

I wish you well on your exams, and hope you have a wonderful, restful summer.

(Depending on where you are, I hope you actually HAVE summer! lol)


28 posted on 05/12/2013 11:40:49 PM PDT by dixiechick2000
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To: dixiechick2000

Thanks - I just hope that Spring gets here eventually.


29 posted on 05/13/2013 12:11:30 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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