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Report blames fires on border crashers (illegals caused 40 percent of fires on Ariz.-Mex. border)
The Washington Times ^ | 2011-11-22 | Stephen Dinan

Posted on 11/24/2011 7:21:00 AM PST by rabscuttle385

Illegal immigrants started nearly 40 percent of human-caused wildfires along the Arizona and Mexico border between 2006 and 2010, according to a new government report that backs up claims state lawmakers made during this year’s catastrophic blazes.

That number even may be understated - the report by the Government Accountability Office said federal land agencies often violate their own policies by not trying to investigate the origins of such fires. Of the 422 human-caused fires, just 77 were investigated, and of those 30 were found to have been ignited by illegal border crosses.

Illegal immigration also makes battling the fires harder as firefighters worry more about their own safety and curb some tactics, such as backfires, for fear of harming illegal immigrants who may still be in the area, GAO said.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Mexico; News/Current Events; US: Arizona; US: California; US: New Mexico; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; bho44; borderwars; gao; gingrich4wildfires; illegals; immigration; newt; newtgingrich; openborders; perry; perry2012; perry4wildfires; reconquisa; reconquista; romney4wildfires; wildfires

1 posted on 11/24/2011 7:21:06 AM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: HiJinx; gubamyster; Liz; calcowgirl; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; BufordP; mkjessup; SandRat

Thanks, Newt!


2 posted on 11/24/2011 7:26:43 AM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

Yes, but they work “cheap”.


3 posted on 11/24/2011 7:30:34 AM PST by headstamp 2 (Time to move forward not to the center.)
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To: headstamp 2

if they are only paid cash under the table, they get about 40% MORe than a LEGAL person every week....

And come on... tell me that is wrong...

IDGARA..

I work with at least 5 that have 3 ppl apart from themselves working under the table..... nice income if you can get it

AND their also drawing unemployment and heaps of “entitlements”

come on... slack jawed bleading heart wannabe’s we have on here

Tell Me, why am I watching someone who cannot get out of their own way with an anchor baby, crying boo hoo that she needs more time off but the company will not giv it to her , but they do gibve her a huge dispensation for not working as everyone else does.

come on... time to open the door........ the damn country is being run by the socialist unions and “elected officials” who legally can screw the laws of insider trading without one moment of guilt, it is not illegal... it is “greed”

and do not come at me as an OWS.... I damn well work for a living .... as most of the REAL FR here do

Way passed huge and series

EL


4 posted on 11/24/2011 7:39:58 AM PST by Eureka_Lead (No political party has ever become a dictatorship when the citizens have firearms - Stay Vigilant)
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To: Eureka_Lead

Totally agree with you so no flames here. It’s disgusting how they’re raping the country. I’m voting for whichever candidate has the huevos to ship them and their anchors back to where they came from.


5 posted on 11/24/2011 7:43:42 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Sheriff Joe for Pres.


6 posted on 11/24/2011 7:51:41 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: rabscuttle385; HiJinx; gubamyster; Liz; calcowgirl; DoughtyOne; BufordP; mkjessup; SandRat

” Illegal immigrants started nearly 40 percent of human-caused wildfires along the Arizona and Mexico border between 2006 and 2010, according to a new government report that backs up claims state lawmakers made during this year’s catastrophic blazes.

That number even may be understated - “

LOL....how about 100 PERCENT you liars !


7 posted on 11/24/2011 7:53:05 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: rabscuttle385
FIRE IN THE HOLE!
8 posted on 11/24/2011 7:56:23 AM PST by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: bgill

Thank you,

the typos are as an indication of those I have seen by many others making light of serious issues, better to giggle than commit I suppose.

Oh, and HAPPILY, I do not speak nor do I intend to learn how to speak the gutter version of Spanish or any other derivative of any language other than US American/English, and I do not include street, hood, nor ebonics.

SO I, in my small minded way, understood your comment as saying,”If they have the BALLS”

Your welcome....

EL


9 posted on 11/24/2011 7:56:49 AM PST by Eureka_Lead (No political party has ever become a dictatorship when the citizens have firearms - Stay Vigilant)
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To: afnamvet; TheOldLady; BuckeyeTexan; Glenn; Cheerio; fuzzthatwuz; Cap Huff; aragorn; HOYA97; ...
In case you missed it ping.


10 posted on 11/24/2011 7:59:31 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine

Thanks, MestaMachine. We in AZ have known about this for years. The so-called media are late to the party, as usual.

BTW...Happy Thanksgiving!


11 posted on 11/24/2011 8:03:44 AM PST by azishot
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To: stephenjohnbanker; SandRat

Completely 100%!

What U.S. citizen would dare even have a campfire these days....

We’re locked out of our southern public lands unless we’re heavily armed, and most of us typically obey the “no fires” signs. If we don’t, we get hauled off to jail or prison.

For the illegal criminals, only the welcome mat. And, we the taxpayers, continue to be belittled and name-called by the powers-that-be.


12 posted on 11/24/2011 8:07:21 AM PST by Borax Queen
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To: rabscuttle385

Illegals yes, but I would make that illegal drug smugglers. The fire that decimated the Chircauhuas was started by drug smugglers being chased on foot by a BP agent. He would get close and they’d start a little fire and he’d stop to put it out. He couldn’t keep up with them and one of their fires got out of control and that was that. He should have shot them.


13 posted on 11/24/2011 8:33:12 AM PST by tiki
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To: Borax Queen
What U.S. citizen would dare even have a campfire these days....< P>My Boy Scouts under proper supervisions and with Forest Service permission,
14 posted on 11/24/2011 8:46:21 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: rabscuttle385

Someone will take offense to them being called “illegal immigrant arsonists”, and insist that they be referred to as “undocumented thermal energy liberators”.


15 posted on 11/24/2011 9:00:07 AM PST by tacticalogic
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To: stephenjohnbanker; Condor51; rabscuttle385; HiJinx; gubamyster; indylindy; org.whodat; ...
It's way past time for vote-crazed politicans to come clean and acknowledge what we all know-----illegals violate our borders for one reason----to pocket all the US benefits they can get their greedy hands on, and to become a "voting bloc."

These hyphenated voting blocs establish a country within our country-----they then pressure vote-crazed pols for billions in foreign aid, and other giveaways, to their homelands.

EXAMPLE-----THE MERIDA INITIATIVE was a tax-financed flop whereby our vote-crazed Congress gave millions of dollars to Mexico to "help fight the war on drugs."

Not one of these vote-obsessed candidates has EVER questioned hyphenates' loyalties........and the threat this poses to US ntl security.

Its high time we abolished hyphenates---and the odious practice of establishing a foreign country within our country-----for the express purpose of undermining US ntl security-----and to decimate US laws and customs.

16 posted on 11/24/2011 9:43:42 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz
Not one of these vote-obsessed candidates has EVER questioned hyphenates' loyalties........and the threat this poses to US ntl security.

"A hyphenated American is not an American at all. This is just as true of the man who puts 'Native' before the hyphen as of the man who puts German or Irish or French before the hyphen. Americanism is a matter of the spirit and of the soul. Our allegiance must be purely to the United States. We must unsparingly condemn any man who holds any other allegiance." Theodore Roosevelt... 1915

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The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.

– Theodore Roosevelt, speech at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (July 27, 1917)

He called them Pacifists and today we call them Liberals, Progressives, Open Borders Supporters, or just simply Democrats.

17 posted on 11/24/2011 9:57:36 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat
"A hyphenated American is not an American at all. This is just as true of the man who puts 'Native' before the hyphen as of the man who puts German or Irish or French before the hyphen. Americanism is a matter of the spirit and of the soul. Our allegiance must be purely to the United States. We must unsparingly condemn any man who holds any other allegiance." Theodore Roosevelt... 1915

Great post---thanks.

18 posted on 11/24/2011 10:03:04 AM PST by Liz
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To: SandRat

Awwwww :0)

Happy Thanksgiving, SandRat!


19 posted on 11/24/2011 10:34:34 AM PST by Borax Queen
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To: Borax Queen

Happy Thanksgiving. 8^}


20 posted on 11/24/2011 10:39:10 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
“Illegal immigrants started nearly 40 percent of human-caused wildfires along the Arizona and Mexico border between 2006 and 2010, according to a new government report that backs up claims state lawmakers made during this year’s catastrophic blazes.
That number even may be understated”

LOL....how about 100 PERCENT you liars!


si' Senor'? Eet eez clear you do not understand former el Presidente' Jorge Boosh's "No Arsonist Left Behind" program.

The undocumented workers are merely setting ze fires that American arsonists don't want to set, Si'?
21 posted on 11/24/2011 12:45:37 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain !!)
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To: Liz; All

” Not one of these vote-obsessed candidates has EVER questioned hyphenates’ loyalties........and the threat this poses to US ntl security.

Its high time we abolished hyphenates-—and the odious practice of establishing a foreign country within our country-——for the express purpose of undermining US ntl security-——and to decimate US laws and customs. “

BINGO!


22 posted on 11/25/2011 6:09:24 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: SandRat

” The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.

– Theodore Roosevelt, speech at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (July 27, 1917)”

B U M P


23 posted on 11/25/2011 6:36:35 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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