Skip to comments.Mexican Gangsters Converting America’s National Parks Into Gigantic Marijuana Patches
Posted on 11/14/2008 12:06:01 PM PST by 3AngelaD
Vast tracts of our most treasured public lands, supposedly set aside in perpetuity for Americans, are no longer controlled by the United States government. Instead, they have been invaded and taken over by Mexicos violent criminal drug organizations to grow marijuana.
Even more shocking: Mexican cartels have been growing marijuana for at least 10 years in Sequoia National Park, one of the crown jewels of the system. Nature-loving hikers are compelled to accept that parts of Sequoia are "no go zones" during the growing season.
These Mexican marijuana messes are an ecological disaster. They are not innocent little plots that leave a minimal footprint. They are industrial grow sites, toxic stews where the gangsters use dangerous and illegal chemical herbicides, pesticides and growth hormones that result in long-lasting environmental damage....The Mexican gangsters (who are often illegal aliens) routinely cut down trees, divert streams with systems of PVC pipe and poach wildlife for food....
In addition to the pollution, there is the danger to hikers of wandering into a booby-trapped pot grove guarded by Mexican thugs with full-auto weapons. Several law enforcement officers have been injured in altercations with growers. No hiker has been killed yet....
Unfortunately, the environmentalists who should be defending the parks dont care that our natural heritage icons have been invaded and despoiled. The flagship green organization, the Sierra Club, has said that it has "other priorities."
The Sierra Club was once a stalwart non-partisan defender of the planet and enemy of pollution....
Interestingly, an October 9 article in the Santa Barbara Independent nailed the current nature of the Sierra Club by characterizing it as "a left-leaning organization that focuses on environment and nature conservation issues."[Sierra Club, PUEBLO Announce Endorsements, By Jenny Pedersen and Shannon Switzer] That description is perhaps more polite than calling Clubbers "socialists in hiking boots" ...
In order to build a bigger left wing (with help from puppetmaster moneybags George Soros), the Sierra Club has moved in recent years to partnership with Open-Borders extremists. Speaking out against Mexican criminals poisoning our protected lands doesnt fit with the organizations current politics.
...the Sierra Club has been deeply engaged in fighting against the US-Mexico border fence, despite the tons of trash left every year by illegal crossers. Obviously, the environmentally appropriate position would be pro-fence. But the leading organization of the environmental movement has gone over to the dark side.
The Sierra Club cashed in its conservationist integrity when it secretly accepted a donation of over $100 million on the condition that the organization not mention massive immigration/population growth as being environmentally harmful. The donor, Wall Street investor David Gelbaum, stated, "I did tell [Executive Director] Carl Pope in 1994 or 1995 that if they ever came out anti-immigration, they would never get a dollar from me.
As a result of environmentalists corruption, no powerful voice prods Congress to stop Mexican crime syndicates taking over parklands...p>
Ifthe parks are to be saved from destruction by foreigners, far more policing will be needed. That might alter the basic nature of the parks, but it may be too late in the day to worry about that. Americas borders have been open for too many years.
As things are, probably it will take the death of an innocent hiker to convince Washington to do whats necessary and to do it soon.
Do you really need concealed carry in national parks?...
Anybody have any idea why the sale of marijuana is profitable enough to cause the Mexicans to plant it in our national parks?
The gov would come down on this if it were tobacco being grown..
They finally noticed. I knew at least 3 guys (not Mexicans either) with “fields” in Saguaro National Monument when I was in high school, that was over 20 years ago. Wide open spaces with no traceable deed are a great place for illegal activity, you probably won’t be there when the cops find it, you don’t own it so they can’t bust you that way, and unless you’re a complete moron even if they catch you walking into it you’ve got lots of plausible deniability.
The War on Some Drugs has pushed Americans to outsource their drug production to armed criminal gangs, and this is just a predictable result. Wouldn’t you rather people buy pot in the same way they buy cigarettes, openly and with taxes down at the corner store? Wouldn’t you rather deal with a guy like Al Gore, bragging about how he grew tobacco, than with a violent gangster?
With the incoming regime, it probably won't.
As an aside, it's interesting that the federal Drug War JBTs are AWOL on this as well. I guess they're too busy raiding the pot farms of white hillbillies in places like the hollers of Eastern Kentucky to have time to take on the wetbacks running them in California national parks.
Well, you see, here you can grow and distribute illegal contraband AND receive tax credits, food stamps, free health care and SS once you retire.
Mexico on the other hand...
I guess the reason was they didn't want citizens to interfere with their drug supply.
Of course not; they are leftists first and foremost. Environmentalist, gay rights activist, civil rights activist, etc., are just disguises worn by Marxists. Once they have won the struggle (and they may very well have won in this last election), the sheep's clothing will be discarded and the wolf will step out into the light.
Supply and demand. As long as there is a demand, there will be a supply. The sellers set the price so long as sales continue.
The feds go through the national parks in the Appalachians pretty hard core. they have nothing else to do.
That is what I do not understand - I can go on Google and see a 6 inch round stone in my garden clear as a bell, can the DEA not see these plantations?
For a while I was ambivalent re/ WOD. Not any more. Let “recreational” drug use proceed as people see fit.
However, no handouts for them. No health care for them. They get lung cancer from smoking weed? Tough. Their bad. They get sinus issues from too much blow? Tough. Their suffering is their own doing. They can’t hold a job because they are wasted zombies? Tough. They can live in a van down by the river.
It’s their life; far be it for the government to interfere.
The Sierra Club “has other priorities”.
yeah, like smokin’ the stuff.
Just doing the work Americans.......wait a minute.......
Wanted: Several dozen snipers.
Wouldn’t THAT be fun!
When beheadings start showing up in the national parks...maybe...just maybe they may fly a helicopter over to make sure the criminals are ok.