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The Greenies War on Green Chile Peppers

kjohns2001 Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 9:36 PM
This is outrageous. When will we the people take back our government and insist it follow the simple 'of the people by the people for the people' ideal of what our government is supposed to be? The first step will be to vote the current administration, and the Democratic Congressmen and Senators that support it, out of office! Only then can we work towards taking back some of our land that should never have been taken away in the first place.

New Mexico’s best known export, the green chile, is being threatened by the “greens.” It is not just the green chile habitat that is in danger, it is also the cultures and customs of generations of New Mexicans—farmers and ranchers.

The famous chiles are grown exclusively in Hatch, NM. People come from far and wide to buy bushels of fresh green chiles, have them roasted, and take them home to freeze for use throughout the year. In New Mexico, McDonald's even serves a green chile cheeseburger.

This past week, a vote was cast that could signal the end of a multi-generational...

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