US/Canada Border Crossing Obelisk Removed from St. Regis Mohawk Reservation – Akwesasne – November 3, 2009

US/Canada Border Crossing Obelisk Removed from St. Regis Mohawk Reservation – Akwesasne – November 3, 2009

“it’s just a political move”

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsNap5EyQnk

L I N K “(US) Federal authorities will investigate the removal of a large stone obelisk that marks the border between the United States and Canada through the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation.

The marker on St. Regis Road was dug up with a backhoe Friday afternoon, a video posted to YouTube shows. The edited 10-minute video then displays the massive obelisk loaded on a trailer and driven away. A wooden pole, with two purple and white flags waving in the wind, was placed at the marker site.

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Ha, what were they going to do with it…. sell it on eBay?

John Savard
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On the Canadian side of the boundary of this reserve, we should be erecting customs posts, and otherwise taking increased precautions against cigarette smuggling (or worse, like gun smuggling). It’s not hard to see that this was intended as an act of defiance in support of these illegal activities.

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Hi John,

I don’t think customs posts would be welcome over there. Look at all the problems they had with the island!

Jon
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Jon

Good job, the border is stupid anyway, who needs it!

glassbowl
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glassbowl

Hey Jamie can you run a story about that person who doesn’t have clean drinking water?

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http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/jay.asp Article 3 of the Jay Treaty clearly promotes “amicable Intercourse”. This would suggest that in law, if someone’s being “f’d” they ought to enjoy it. Such has apparently not been the case in this matter. Judges, bureaucrats and agents of border services might henceforth in consideration of that, be prepared to: throw on a little Barry White, dim the lights in court and at ports of entry, consider breaking out the chocolate handcuffs (we know you have them). Imagine… Oh romantic St. Lawrence, where each night only nature’s moon bathes the trader who wends his way through the weedy… Read more »