It took me a little too long to figure out that they were talking about a literal gold mine. I think it's time for more coffee.
I do not blame them, I would likely vote the same way were I in their shoes.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
Drugs are bad, prohibition is worse
Mt. Rushmore: Three surveyors and some other guy.
Life goes on within you and without you. -Harrison
Hear the echoes of the centuries, Power isn't all that money buys. -Peart
After you learn quantum mechanics you're never really the same again. -Weinberg