Posts tagged "Oil"

You Are Now Under Arrest

These are 5 words I never imagined I would hear directed at me. It’s still sort of unbelievable to think about it actually.

The past 48 hours have been some of the most intense, emotional, rewarding hours of my life. I participated in an act of civil disobedience in front of the White House on Saturday along with 242 other people, which was organized to put pressure on President Obama to deny a permit for the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. A total of 1,253 people were arrested over a 2-week period for sitting on the sidewalk and peacefully demonstrating in support of clean energy.

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Sacrificing For The Good Of Humanity

Some people cannot sit idly by while issues of paramount importance to them are being discussed and debated in the halls of Government. There are those who walk among us that stand up and make brave sacrifices so the rest of us can reap the rewards of their sacrifice as we comfortably go about our days.

This weekend in Washington, DC, an organized demonstration began that has the potential to alter the course of humanity. Yes, it’s that important.  I hope you will take a few minutes to read about it and honor the sacrifice that others are making this very minute on our collective behalf.

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