The Obama Admin. and the DoJ strike another blow for ecology. http://www.examiner.com/article/gibson-guitars-hit-with-300-000-fine-by-justice Gibson Guitars hit with $300,000 fine by Justice Gibson Guitars August 6, 2012 By: Anthony Martin .."Tensions between Gibson and the Obama administration reached a fever pitch earlier in the year when it was announced that Justice would go as far as to intercept at the border musicians on their way to perform in Canada or Mexico, seizing their guitars due to the fact that they supposedly had been made with "illegal wood.".. Wanna kill these ads? We can help!