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Longtime activist, from the anti War protests against war in Vietnam in 1969, the WTO in 1999', to Occupy Seattle. I've lived in a passive solar heated home on an island the Salish Sea for 20 years. Global Warming is the paramount issue of our epoch.

DOB: 1950s

Gender: M

Location: Washington

Groups: DK GreenRoots, Climate Hawks, EcoJustice, Adalah — A Just Middle East, Native American Netroots, PacNW Kossacks, Velocipede Vanguard, Subversive Agitation Team Action Network, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Seattle, Climate Change SOS, Way of Dragon, Shutterbugs, Friends of the Philippines, Seattle & Puget Sound Kos, UN Climate Summit, Climate Action Hub

Hobbies: Bicycling, Boating, Hiking,

Diaries published: 1452 (1 day since last diary on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 03:55 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 45885 (0 days since last comment on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 10:17 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 90438

Total Comment Ratings: 138223

Most Recommended Diary: Dan Rather got it right George W. Bush DID go AWOL, 320 comments, 680 recommends

People Following Lefty Coaster: 601

Lefty Coaster's Most Recent Diaries:

Poll: Hillary Clinton Weakens on Trustworthiness While Jeb Bush Slides Into GOP Free-For-All Weakening ratings for Hillary Clinton present opportunities for her potential Republican opponents, even ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Jun 02, 2015 at 03:55 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Over the past 24 hours there have been 5 medium magnitude earthquakes a little over 300 miles off of the Central Oregon Coast. Three of those quakes have registered at least 5.5 magnitude, and they ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 06:56 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Republican Governor Larry Hogan (a fracking supporter) took a pass on vetoing a two year Fracking Moratorium that had passed by veto proof majority in the state House and a smaller margin in the ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 02:06 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
This Morning on Face the Nation Jeb Bush had almost nothing but praise for his brother George's foreign and national security policies including his unprovoked invasion of Iraq, and its ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 06:58 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
In the US arms sales to foreign countries need State Department approval rather than leaving it up to the discretion of the weapons manufactures. Under Hillary Clinton's three year tenure as ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 139 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 02:07 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
I can't remember a year like this one, as bad as this one. I've been feeling wiped out since I got home from the long weekend on Tuesday. My neighborhood is enveloped in an invisible fog of grass ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT with 17 Recommends

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