Is the Denver US Forest Service racist?

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Is the Denver US Forest Service racist?

Post by U-said-it » Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:21 am

This is news from a couple week ago:
A federal warning to beware of campers in national forests who eat tortillas, drink Tecate beer and play Spanish music because they could be armed marijuana growers is racial profiling, an advocate for Hispanic rights said Friday.

The warnings were issued Wednesday by the U.S. Forest Service, which is investigating how much marijuana is being illegally cultivated in Colorado's national forests following the recent discovery of more than 14,000 plants in Pike National Forest.

"That's discriminatory, and it puts Hispanic campers in danger," said Polly Baca, co-chairwoman of the Colorado Latino Forum
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Next thing you know, someone will be issuing warnings to New Yorkers, telling them to avoid signs of possible armed extortionists. The warning signs? Eating pasta, playing Dean Martin, and drinking wine.

Although they did finally apologize though. News here: Yahoo! News
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Re: Is the Denver US Forest Service racist?

Post by Quzar » Tue Sep 15, 2009 2:09 pm

Is it still racist if they had found empty Tecate beer cans, half eaten tortillas, and a radio left to a Spanish station in a previous raid?
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Re: Is the Denver US Forest Service racist?

Post by Eviltaco64X » Tue Sep 15, 2009 3:16 pm

Oh noes, not the evil drug 'marihuana'!
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Re: Is the Denver US Forest Service racist?

Post by Ex-Cyber » Tue Sep 15, 2009 10:24 pm

Quzar wrote:Is it still racist if they had found empty Tecate beer cans, half eaten tortillas, and a radio left to a Spanish station in a previous raid?
What if they found marshmallow bags, chocolate bar wrappers, and half-eaten graham crackers in a previous raid? Should they issue a warning about that too?
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Re: Is the Denver US Forest Service racist?

Post by Quzar » Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:02 pm

Ex-Cyber wrote:
Quzar wrote:Is it still racist if they had found empty Tecate beer cans, half eaten tortillas, and a radio left to a Spanish station in a previous raid?
What if they found marshmallow bags, chocolate bar wrappers, and half-eaten graham crackers in a previous raid? Should they issue a warning about that too?
Sure. 'Be aware, campers making and eating smores may be marijuana traffickers tending to their crops'
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Re: Is the Denver US Forest Service racist?

Post by pavelbure » Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:38 pm

Eviltaco64X wrote:Oh noes, not the evil drug 'marihuana'!

Oh noes, not the evil racism !
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Re: Is the Denver US Forest Service racist?

Post by bloodite » Thu Sep 17, 2009 12:42 am

Chances are the growers arent even regular patrons, just planting and checking on them every now and again. There are numerous clandestine grow ops in public spaces in the very city I live in, often along wooden jogging trails and the like.

Rather than destroying the crops and blaming people, creating a public relations disaster, a better way would be to leave the crops and set wildlife trail cameras to record the real culprits redhanded. These cameras are pretty cheap and include a motion sensor to record when something goes near em.

Some are password protected and built like a tank, the forestry service should also have access to them already, if its competent.
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Re: Is the Denver US Forest Service racist?

Post by Stormwatch » Sat Sep 19, 2009 9:23 pm

LEGALIZE THIS SHIT ALREADY. Sheesh.
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