It would appear the Keystone XL Blockaders have impacted the cozy consciousness of greenwashed liberals. Rather than face a perception of irrelevance to the Climate Crisis, the Sierra Club announced they will venture a dainty toe into the dark waters of Civil Disobedience.
As the Sierrans, compromised by by taking millions of dollars in fracking gas money, still posture at “helping” their well-meaning corporate President “do the right thing”, the upshot of all this remains to be seen.
You already know where We are at:
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was handcuffed and arrested after bringing food and supplies to a coalition of climate justice activists, known as the “Tar Sands Blockade,” who are attempting to stop the Keystone XL pipeline in Texas. At Wood County Jail awaiting processing:
“Everyone needs to step up resistance to climate-killing emissions,” said Stein, who was willing to risk arrest in order to show solidarity for this blockade. “Romney and Obama are only talking about the symptoms of climate change in terms of destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy; the blockaders are addressing the cause.”
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3:15PM – Dr. Jill Stein was released from Wood County TX Jail on a Class B Misdemeanor Criminal Trespass charge.