Skip to comments.Illegals Using Fire To Clear Border
Posted on 06/18/2007 8:24:03 PM PDT by CAWats
U.S. Border Patrol agents seeking to secure the nation's border in some of the country's most pristine national forests are being targeted by illegal aliens, who are using intentionally set fires to burn agents out of observation posts and patrol routes.
The wildfires also have resulted in the destruction of valuable natural and cultural resources in the National Forest System and pose an ongoing threat to visitors, residents and responding firefighters, according to federal law enforcement authorities and others.
In the Coronado National Forest in Arizona, with 60 miles of land along the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. Forest Service firefighters sent in to battle fires or clear wild land fire areas are required to be escorted by armed law enforcement officers.
Armed smugglers of aliens and drugs have walked through the middle of active firefighting operations, the authorities said.
The Border Patrol's Tucson, Ariz., sector, which encompasses most of the Coronado National Forest, has the highest incidence of cross-border violators in the nation.
Nearly 500,000 illegal aliens were apprehended last year -- more than 30,000 a month. In addition, nearly 100,000 pounds of marijuana, with a street value of $200 million, was seized as it was hauled through the Coronado National Forest.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...
They know that if the Border Agents do their job, they’ll end up in jail.
Hmmm...Illegal aliens just creating the fire-breaks that Americans won’t do?
Just say NO to Illegal Alien Amnesty!! Keep calling!! Its NOT OVER!!
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"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
Declare areas burned out in such a manner to be free fire zones.
It's a good thing that I'm constantly reminded that these people are breaking our laws because our economy is dependent on them.
Otherwise, I might start thinking that what they're doing - the tactics they are employing - seems an awful lot like an invasion.
And we are told to believe there's only 10M illegals in the country....
Likely New York Times headline on this story:
“Bush’s Refusal to Allow Free Access for Undocumented Workers Causes Global Warming”
You may find this interesting.
They break our laws,they burn our forests,they bring in drugs,they steal our jobs,SAY NO TO THE KENNEDY,McCAIN,BUSH BANANA BILL !!!
Bring in a couple helicopter gunships and lets see who starts the fires.....
Well, there you go. They can destroy our country and society, and liberals will welcome them with open arms, but now they’re destroying pristine habitat, so watch for them to scream for something to be done.
If that’s all it takes, I volunteer to go torch some scrub brush. :p
Paging Al gore... Paging Al gore *crickets*
The illegal aliens are burning the brush and trees that they usually hide behind to cross the border...
And where are the environmental whackos?
If Bush was doing the job, those arsonists would not be on this side of the border.
Gee, but, Tony Snow said this isn't an invasion.
I hear you.
Well, they are already across the border in able to set the fires.
Seems to me that a wide bare area all along the border would be a big help in watching for illegals!!
Will Varner: Do you know what Quick means in this county? Hellfire. Ashes and char. Flame follows that man around like a dog. He's a barn burner.
Clara: Barn burner!
What wonderful values. Now in Phoenix I can lived next door to Ben Quick's daddy - the barn burner.
I have two small daughters and my part of town is being innundated with illegals. You wouldn’t believe the stuff I’ve seen in the past couple of years. Well, maybe you would.
Militarize the border now.
Proving that Illegal Immigration causes Global Warming.
This is when my eyes roll to the back of my head steam comes out my ears! What they're doing to our national forests and parks growing their dope is bad enough, now they're just burning their way in. UGH.
It hasn’t been heard from in quite a while...
These are the folks they want IN our country?
So if we can’t get them for illegal immigration, can we get them for arson? (weak laugh) I suppose not.
I’m thinking ya know, what if a few of them got too ‘caught up in their work’ I mean, who would ever know? Dangerous...!
I don't know if I'd want Tony's job right about now... you'd have to really disrespect yourself.
If I remember right there was a fire along the Southern California coastline (Oceanside or Laguna Beach) about 10 years or so ago that was started by an illegal Mexican Immigrant who later stated that he was trying to summon a demon with the fire. I kid you not. That was the news report.
Bush has ordered 20 boxes of squirt guns to help stop this new border security threat.
quoting Trent Lott that the "loud people" who listen to talk radio and read pyjama journalists are now causing destruction of the environment
Amen! We need to have the US Army patrolling our border, especially when they’re constructing the huge wall we need to build.
in the illegals war of invasion of the US...it seems that they are just emulating General Sherman military tactics in invading/winning and securing the south!!!!
the illegals are employing the same slash and burn tactics that will allow them better access to their goals of invading the north!!!!
at least Sherman had a POTUS that supported him and his troops.....
today the US has el presidente jorge bush...he supports the illegals and their quest to invade/conquer/and dominate the US as jorge waives bienvendio flags at them!
muchas gracias el presidente pendejo!!!
The illegals are burning down the forest Americans are too lazy to burn down...
You have to remember, “environmentalism” is just a cover for “liberalism”, whose chief goal is the destruction of our traditional American society.
Since the illegals will accomplish the chief goal, there will be no outcry when they violate the “cover” policies.
Funny about that.
For the life of me, I can’t see why they stay if they hate it here so much.
Well, yeah, I can. It’s about power and control. If they control the US, they control the world. Controlling some third world hell hole is too dangerous and not enough glory.
By coincidence we will never hear from the enviroweenies since the enviromental movement was created to make timid white people politically useful to the left.
Watermelons! Green on the outside but Commie Red on the inside.
Seems more like terrorism, if you ask me. Isn’t there a war going on somewhere about that sort of thing?
Well, the fact that Mr. Snow _stays_ on the job he is on now, spouting positions that seem diametrically opposed to those he supported before taking his current job, speak volumes about his integrity.
Former Freeper or not, he is now like the rest of them. Sold his credibility down the toilet.
Would _you_ ever trust him again, or respect his opinion?
Fence building should be easier. Nobody could complain about the destruction of the wild lands.
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