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.
“Wanted: Several dozen snipers.
Wouldnt THAT be fun!”
Works for me!
Sell these forests to the lumber companies OR
Use them as live-fire live-target training grounds for SEAL/green beret/deltaforce snipers
The Sierra Club is full of pot smoking new-age hippies. I gave up on them and their agenda years ago when they got so wacko.
Only one? Probably wouldn't be noticed.
Strange but true: Homeland Security doesn’t have the legal authority here. In the case of national parks, it is the Department of Interior, and in the case of national forests, it is the Department of Agriculture.
The Microsoft mapping/satellite thingie picked up my new roof within 3 weeks!
Google still shows a vacant lot next door, and the “new” house there is 6 years old.
“VIVA AMERICA! WHAT A COUNTRY!”
Obama is the king of the potheads.
Cartels in the forest with assault rifles? In NM varmints can be shot on site. Another wonderful thing about the Remington 700,,, doesn’t eject casings. Remember, leave the forest clean as you found it,,dont litter!
Back in those days I grew it! (Oohs and ahs from the crowd)
I hung it up in my garage and I dried it! (Gasps and increasing cheers)
I trimmed the buds and weighed it and bagged it! (Whoops and applause)
I rolled it and I smoked it! (Crowd goes nuts)
And then I supported the American economy by buying every snack food and drink 7-11 had to offer! (Oh how presidential!!!)
Addicitve qualities of cocaine are far more severe than alcohol. The health ramifications are likewise far worse. Back in the late nineteenth century everything had cocaine in it. Getting rid of it had alot to do creating with federal drug regulation. Bad stuff. It should stay illegal.
THC is not as addicitve as alcohol and its health effects are fire milder than alcohol. Maybe if it were legal the libs would be more likely to contemplate that each atom in their little finger is like a tiny little universe than getting involved in politics...
Sorry, Rhino, but I believe NM is already infested. Gila Wilderness? I think so, but can’t remember what I read about it.
A quality plant takes alot of care and feeding, and it must be harvested just before the buds go to seed.
Most of them aren’t gunning for quality. That’s why “home grown” means “bad”. They’re looking for low risk production, which is what the national parks have (accidentally) provided for a very long time.
Well, it’s not like I want my kids to snort coke. I agree that recreational drugs are “bad.” They have terrible side effects. But historically, the issue with addictive cocaine has gone through human society from time to time.
For most of mankind’s history, recreational alcohol was obtained through fermentation, which yielded relatively low concentrations. However, in the 15th or 16th century, the process of distillation became much more prevalent. The result, at least in England, was gin. And a social malaise unlike anything seen before. Everything you read about the coke and meth epidemic in America today was written about gin in the 1600’s. The gin epidemic led to the founding of the Methodist Church to combat the social rot caused by gin alcoholism.
My point is that we get over in time. And I’m done working, so I can go home to my Beefeater’s, tonic water & lime.
I don’t know about that. A lot of the fields they’ve been finding now are actually planted with thousands of rooted cuttings from female plants rather than having been started from seed. This way all the plants are female and the buds get bigger and more resinous and never go to seed. Also, a lot of these huge plots have extensive irrigation. It looks like even the Mexicans are starting to try to produce higher quality product so they can sell it for more money. They’re putting a lot of work into it.
Legalize it and tax it. Problem solved.
“Anybody have any idea why the sale of marijuana is profitable enough to cause the Mexicans to plant it in our national parks?”
Me! Me! I know the answer!
Another wonderful thing about the Remington 700,,, doesnt eject casings.
Huh? Correct my ignorance please, I don’t grasp this.