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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Monument Preserve In New Mexico May Set Up Next Land Rights Battleground

President Obama on Wednesday will declare a national monument in southern New Mexico, delivering a win for environmentalists but angering ranchers and local law enforcement, who say the land restrictions will end up creating a safe haven for drug cartels to operate within the U.S.

Mr. Obama will declare about 500,000 acres as the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. About half of that land is expected to be set aside as wilderness, meaning it will be closed to vehicles and construction.

Local ranchers say it’s a land grab that will interfere with their grazing rights, and border security advocates said the move will make it tougher for federal agents and local police to patrol the land, leaving a security gap that Mexican smuggling cartels will exploit.



Anonymous said...

half a million acre's.. really. Wake up America!

Anonymous said...

Let's ignore common sense, and just take the land. Said, every enviroterrorist, ever.

Anonymous said...

Obama takes our land, takes our constitutional rights, takes our tax money and our children's future by indebting our grandchildren to foreign governments.

Anonymous said...

The CIA needs this land for staging and distribution of the illegal drugs

Anonymous said...

They need it for collateral so the rest of the world will keep lending them money. When the dollar collapses, China (and whoever else is financing us) will foreclose and our country is gone, that is if the muzzies don't take us first. All part of the master plan to destroy what is left of the greatest civilization in the history of mankind.

Anonymous said...

Tick. Tock.