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Environmental groups prepare for ‘biggest climate rally in U.S. history’ . . .
Yahoo! ^ | February 14, 2013 | Andy Radia

Posted on 02/15/2013 6:31:45 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia

A large global warming protest with a very Canadian connection is scheduled for Sunday February 17th at the White House.

The protest, organized by the Sierra Club and 350.org, is being dubbed as the biggest climate rally in U.S. history and is meant to encourage President Obama to veto the construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from northern Alberta down to the Gulf of Mexico.

In a telephone interview with Yahoo! Canada News, 350.org's Daniel Kessler said that he is expecting tens of thousands of people including "several groups" from Canada.

Obama is expected to make a decision about the fate of the pipeline within the next two to three months but at this point no one seems quite sure which way he's leaning. During his State of Union address, on Tuesday, the President emphasized his commitment to battling climate change but also touched on the need build energy infrastructure.

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TOPICS: Canada; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: agw; agwfraud; climatechange; corruption; democrats; envirofascism; envirowhackos; fraud; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; greenfraud; greens; keystonexl; rally; sierraclub; thegreenlie
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Weather in DC on Sunday -- high of 35 degrees, with snow flurries.
1 posted on 02/15/2013 6:31:50 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Perfect weather for an asteroid strike.


2 posted on 02/15/2013 6:33:50 AM PST by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal! ,)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Mau-Maus are out again...


3 posted on 02/15/2013 6:33:50 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The Million Dork March.


4 posted on 02/15/2013 6:34:16 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Now Playing. Obama II - The Revenge of My Father.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

They’ll all arrive in their new SUV’s from all over the country. Irony at it’s finest!!


5 posted on 02/15/2013 6:35:53 AM PST by refermech
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

So, Darryl Hannah will get arrested again for the cameras and we’ll get to see her on all the stations again for 2 days. Yay.


6 posted on 02/15/2013 6:36:49 AM PST by mykroar (Sig is pending a Conservative party.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Just getting warmed up for the upcoming Occupy season?


7 posted on 02/15/2013 6:37:48 AM PST by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This is evidence that the so-called environmentalists are slowly losing.


8 posted on 02/15/2013 6:38:35 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

They should publicly recognize their real leaders, carry posters promoting the Rockefeller Foundation, and just be done with it already.

http://www.rbf.org/grant/10708/sierra-club-foundation-0


9 posted on 02/15/2013 6:40:10 AM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

large rallies by leftists are always bad for the environment


10 posted on 02/15/2013 6:40:27 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

Yeah, I wonder how much litter they’ll leave behind?


11 posted on 02/15/2013 6:41:32 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: refermech
With gasoline prices up 24% in the last 30 days it will be an expensive trip for them.
12 posted on 02/15/2013 6:43:52 AM PST by TYVets
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Imported protestors don’t count. If they come here and protest, they should be forever excluded from returning to America.


13 posted on 02/15/2013 6:46:07 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: MotorCityBuck

Well, if these self-righteous asshats REALLY cared about their/our uh......emissions, they would and should do the honorable thing and take their sorry asses out of the equation. Short of that, yes, an “ass-teroid” strike would work just fine. Of course they’ll be dressed in all the latest patagonia, columbia and REI gear to keep themselves warm after flying and driving to the “event”. Guess they didn’t get the memo that hussein will NOT be in town and mochelle antoinette will be in Aspen so the ONE who “threatens” to do something about the climate IS doing something about it. Building his carbon footprint to be almost as big as algore’s. I’m getting lot more intolerant of these clowns. Kind of like seeing the high price luxury cars in the million $$$$+ mansions at Lake Tahoe with the “Keep Tahoe Blue” stickers on them. Radical left wing extremist demokkkrats. Gotta love ‘em. NOT!


14 posted on 02/15/2013 6:47:18 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Million Misanthrope March


15 posted on 02/15/2013 6:47:52 AM PST by Happy Rain
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

kat litter for liberals


16 posted on 02/15/2013 6:48:49 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

So the Gov finds a way to meant the requirements Obama put out and now they want to “encourage President Obama to veto the construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline “.............. How ultra left of them...set a bench mark and then keep moving it!


17 posted on 02/15/2013 6:50:05 AM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: refermech

and their private jets


18 posted on 02/15/2013 6:51:15 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: rktman

Well said.


19 posted on 02/15/2013 6:57:09 AM PST by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal! ,)
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To: GeronL

Residents gear up for climate rally

By kelly servick

Santa Cruz Sentinel

02/14/2013

ANTA CRUZ — Demonstrators with ties to Santa Cruz County will assemble Sunday to urge President Obama to combat climate change.

Some will go to the National Mall in the hope Obama will deny a construction permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline while others will hold their own demonstrations locally.

Under scrutiny is the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline that would connect oil sands in Alberta, Canada, to refineries in Texas.

Corralitos residents Nancy Faulstich and Ken Konviser are rallying close to home. The couple is planning a demonstration at the Watsonville Plaza for 3 p.m. Sunday to coincide with the Washington event.

“I want to do something small and local,” said Faulstich, “even if it’s me a few of my friends and family out there.” While Faulstich personally opposes the Keystone XL Pipeline, she said she wants this event to call attention to the broader issues of climate change and energy policy.

The proposed pipeline will the be the focus of Sunday’s “Forward on Climate” rally in Washington, staged by the environmental organization 350.org. While supporters of the pipeline argue that the project would support energy independence and create U.S. jobs, opponents are concerned that it will mean continued reliance on fossil fuel and more greenhouse gas emissions.

John Pearse, an evolutionary biologist and retired UC Santa Cruz professor, plans to attend the Washington rally. As former president of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Pearse wrote an open letter to President Obama this month, signed by 18 of the society’s past and current presidents. The letter asked Obama to deny Canadian oil firm TransCanada’s pending permit request.

Extracting the petroleum that saturates the sand in Alberta’s oil region is difficult, expensive and damaging to the environment, Pearse said. “This is going to desperate means to continue to get oil for energy.”

Michael Levy of Santa Cruz will also make the trip to Washington. Through the local organization Transition Santa Cruz, which focuses on promoting a “post-fossil fuel economy,” Levy has assembled a group of five to display a sign on the Mall. “It’s sort of drawing a line in the sand and saying, ‘We can’t keep on destroying more and more of our earth in order to keep this oil addiction going,’” Levy said.

In January 2012, the Obama administration rejected TransCanada’s original permit request, saying it needed more time to assess the project’s impact. The State Department is expected to release a decision by June.

Corralitos’ Faulstich and Konviser, who both work for the Pajaro Valley Unified School District, said they would like to form a broader coalition to raise awareness about climate change. “We just feel it’s important for our future,” said Konviser, “[and] for our students’ futures.”


20 posted on 02/15/2013 7:09:58 AM PST by artichokegrower
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To: mykroar
Darryl Hannah

From what I have read, she's one of the very few who actually walks the walk with regard to her environmentalism.

I may not agree with her, but I can give her credit where credit is due.

21 posted on 02/15/2013 7:38:04 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

geez... STILL??

We know the data was faked!

Give it up already, libtards!


22 posted on 02/15/2013 7:42:30 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

It will get 300x the media coverage that the March for Life did a couple of weeks ago.


23 posted on 02/15/2013 7:49:52 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Hell,its about the same in every community

in the USA.Propose anything to build from a rock quarry,

land fill,etc.Theres gonna be groups against it.

Here in Nashvile its a gas pipeline going by

Lake Radnor and the TV is showing five y/o gas

fires to stir up oposition


24 posted on 02/15/2013 7:57:29 AM PST by Harold Shea (RVN `70 - `71)
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To: Squawk 8888

Canada ping


25 posted on 02/15/2013 7:58:57 AM PST by Don W (There is no gun problem, there is a lack of humanity problem!)
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To: Don W; Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; ...
Thanks Don W.

To all- please ping me to Canadian topics.

Canada Ping!

26 posted on 02/15/2013 8:10:56 AM PST by Squawk 8888 (True North- Strong Leader, Strong Dollar, Strong and Free!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

and will the media cover this or will they ignore it like they do when tens of thousands march for life every year.

Nah they;ll cover it, hell even if 100 people turn up there is coverage but Glenn Beck has a million and they try to ignore it.


27 posted on 02/15/2013 8:47:25 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

just mentioned that and then saw your post.

March for life has tens of thousands every year and not a peep from the media, but 20 global warming zombies protest out side hte white house nad it’s all over the news.

Maybe we conservatives in our millions should do what the Egyptians do and camp out and demand the tyrant socialist give up power and we have free and fair elections, no fraud no dead peoplel no illegals , no made up votes and have our side votes be counted.

Wonder if the media will cover 3 million people camping outside for weeks demanding obama must go.

Nah thought not


28 posted on 02/15/2013 8:51:20 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

0bama probably made the phone call initiating the rally. This is how he works. WHO G.A.F. WHAT KING O SAYS.. BUILD THE DAMN PIPELINE!!!!


29 posted on 02/15/2013 9:17:10 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Thank God! Finally somebody is doing something! The percentage of CO2 in the earths atmosphere is 0.04% which you can call “zero point zero”! By god, if we wait any longer it can get as high as zero point zero!

Oh yes, and the percentage of methane in the earths atmosphere is 0.00017%! AHHHH!!! zero point zero zero zero!!! My God, what if it goes up to zero point zero zero zero??

Liberals = The definition of insanity.


30 posted on 02/15/2013 9:34:35 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: manc

Try hundreds of thousands for March for Life.

I think it was over a half million this year. My wife went for the first time. In fact, in about 3 hours, she’s going to be on post in front of a local abortion clinic.


31 posted on 02/15/2013 9:37:09 AM PST by cyclotic (In a society of wolves, you do not fight back by creating more sheep-Dan Bongino)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
From Sacajaweau on another thread:

"I have some 1800 geography books that show these hot-spots in the Pacific. Also circa 1850 books on methane released from the oceans, volcano releases. None of this stuff is new. They're just trying to put numbers to it...and predict the future... They're guessing at best but man is soooo vain."

Anyone planning a counter protest with "Real Data" signs?

32 posted on 02/15/2013 10:11:03 AM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: TYVets

How many arrive on the dreaded “private jets” ??


33 posted on 02/15/2013 10:15:47 AM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: MotorCityBuck

Perfect weather for an asteroid strike.

I wouldn’t mind a nice stony or metallic asteroid touching down in that area.


34 posted on 02/15/2013 10:21:11 AM PST by GraceG
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This should be “freeped” with signs reading

“Climate Change causes Asteroid Strikes”

As well as

“CO2 is causing Martian Warming”


35 posted on 02/15/2013 10:23:25 AM PST by GraceG
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This has “FLOP” written all over it.


36 posted on 02/15/2013 10:58:46 AM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Let them pay for their green energy B.S. Leave the rest of us taxpayers alone.


37 posted on 02/15/2013 11:01:00 AM PST by jersey117
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Hah! No doubt.


38 posted on 02/15/2013 11:17:28 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Presumably they will drive or fly to DC. If libs use the “NRA kills kids” slogan we need to use the “enviromenalists kill polar bears” since they use oil.


39 posted on 02/15/2013 11:23:38 AM PST by matt04
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Northeastern US and Ontario trade interests behind those so-called environmentalists. They want to continue the free ride with the dollar artificially propped high for the continuing trade imbalance and shutdown of every last bit of manufacturing on US soil.


40 posted on 02/15/2013 12:04:16 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Art in Idaho

That’s something that really ticks me off when it comes to these idiots: They never talk about the data. All you get is stuff taken out of context or rhetoric like economic terrorist Al Gores favorite saying: “We are raising CO2 to unsustainable levels...Any higher and global warming will be irreversible” Say what? Any higher? It’s freakin’ zero point zero! If we go any lower life will end! Don’t we WANT it to go higher? We are at 0.04%. If it goes to 0.02%, which to me is a hairs breath away, plants die then WE die! And this idiot wants it LOWER? And since when in this planets history did global warming ever become “irreversible”?

And where do they get this BS that CO2 causes global warming? The global effect on Venus was caused by water vapor which trapped CO2. But they know they can’t ban water so they stick with this BS that CO2 causes it. Maybe one of these idiots can point out for me one day, one example on any planet anywhere in the universe where CO2 caused a greenhouse effect because I can’t find it.

I really think they got this nonsense from actual greenhouses where they pump in CO2 to help the plants grow and because the glass windows on the greenhouse increase the heat from the sun they came up with this garbage that the CO2 did it. That’s like saying in the summertime when you get in your car and the seat is red hot it’s because of the leather. Ban leather!


41 posted on 02/15/2013 12:32:03 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Good points. The only data they look to is the falsified data produced to get grant money. And where does the grant money come from? The federal government! You want to present data that will cut off your grant money? The 'data' they produce is just another arm of the MSM. . "end justifies the means."

I really do hope there are some counter protestors there. Would be fun to go to with some 'real data' signs and such. Throw in a Gadsden flag or two and see how they react.

42 posted on 02/15/2013 1:08:21 PM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

How many government workers will get the day off - WITH PAY. Paid for by all of us - not just nutty liberals. And union goons who can’t spell ‘climate’ - how many will be bussed in? This is a yawn - except for the MSM - they’ll cover it like the second coming...


43 posted on 02/15/2013 1:18:21 PM PST by GOPJ ( Illegal immigrants: violent boorish party crashers. Send them home, call police - make them leave.)
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To: familyop

Sorry all you environmentalists out to save the world, but Obama needs to allow oil production in order to continue his plan of bleeding America dry.


44 posted on 02/15/2013 4:27:47 PM PST by KTM rider ( paychecks have been replaced by weekly allowances)
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To: KTM rider
"Sorry all you environmentalists out to save the world, but Obama needs to allow oil production in order to continue his plan of bleeding America dry."

Whatever. LOL! As shown in my earlier comment, BTW, I'm not an environmentalist.

Let the oil flow, I say. Let the environmentalists and their anti-competition bosses in global special interests find productive, real work to do.


45 posted on 02/15/2013 4:49:25 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: MotorCityBuck
Perfect weather for an asteroid strike.

My thought exactly.:)

46 posted on 02/15/2013 8:36:25 PM PST by madison10
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To: MotorCityBuck

47 posted on 02/16/2013 5:39:07 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Don’t tell the tens of thousands (laughter is a good way to start the day) that their lord and savior Obama won’t be in residence -

He’s having a great time vacationing on our dime - not hanging around in cold weather watching the fools marching in the snow. All 200 of them.


48 posted on 02/16/2013 7:46:44 AM PST by SusaninOhio
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Isn’t that about normal for northern Virginia?


49 posted on 02/16/2013 12:27:22 PM PST by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Www.surfacestations.org


50 posted on 02/16/2013 2:05:48 PM PST by 4Liberty (Some on our "Roads & Bridges" head to the beach. Others head to their offices, farms, libraries....)
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