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Sierra Club San Diego Chapter Suspended ... by Sierra Club (Trouble In Leftist Paradise?)
U-T San Diego ^ | February 21, 2014 | Deborah Sullivan Brennan

Posted on 02/22/2014 5:18:46 PM PST by DogByte6RER

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Sierra Club San Diego Chapter suspended

The Sierra Club’s national board voted Friday to suspend its San Diego chapter for four years, a step that leaders said was needed to curb “ongoing conflicts and divisions” among local activists.

“We have one objective, having a healthy, effective, working Sierra Club chapter in San Diego,” Sierra Club President Dave Scott said after the vote, saying the board had received many complaints about strife within the chapter.

The organization’s leaders have provided few details about the nature of that conflict, but San Diego members and former officials attributed it to the Sierra Club’s micromanagement of its San Diego chapter, refusal to fill key staff positions there and failure to mediate disagreements among local activists. San Diego executive commitee member Donna Tisdale said she believed the suspension was decided long before the board vote on Friday.

“It’s no surprise to me,” she said. “It’s part of the micromanaging of the local chapters. I assumed from the beginning that it was a done deal. Four years just seemed really extreme to me, though.”

Thirteen members of the 15-person board voted for the suspension, a step taken only a handful of times since the environmental organization was founded in 1892. One member voted against it and one abstained, according to Mark Westlund, deputy communications director for the Sierra Club.

Within the next month, the Sierra Club will appoint a seven-member steering committee to lead the chapter through the four-year suspension. Westlund said any San Diego Chapter member, including current and former executive committee members, could apply to serve on the steering committee.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: California
KEYWORDS: ecofascism; environment; reddiaperdoperbaby; sandiego; sierraclub; treehuggers
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1 posted on 02/22/2014 5:18:46 PM PST by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER

About time!!!

2 posted on 02/22/2014 5:37:34 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat

I heard the San Diego chapter president was seen wearing a belt made from a North American yellow-bellied seersucker.

3 posted on 02/22/2014 5:40:40 PM PST by golux
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To: DogByte6RER

March in lockstep or you’re put on four years double secret probation with a “steering committee” to steer you back in the right direction. LOL! Flippin’ progs. They’re all out of their minds. Retards.

4 posted on 02/22/2014 5:41:23 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Communism kills!!!)
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To: DogByte6RER

This cartoon is spot on. I attended a conference with several representatives with the US Department of Education.
They each spoke of social justice math!

5 posted on 02/22/2014 5:43:20 PM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: FReepers
Help Keep FR....


6 posted on 02/22/2014 6:22:14 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DogByte6RER; a fool in paradise

An old story: Trotskyists vs Leninists vs Stalinists vs Maoists!

7 posted on 02/22/2014 6:27:36 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: Revolting cat!
watermelons photo: watermelons watermelons.jpg They're all green on the outside, and red on the inside!
8 posted on 02/22/2014 6:53:52 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

There may be some disagreement on immigration policy.

9 posted on 02/22/2014 7:24:20 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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