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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: 1444 (9 days since last diary on Sun May 17, 2015 at 07:30 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 45779 (1 day since last comment on Tue May 26, 2015 at 04:45 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 90154

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: 599

Lefty Coaster's Most Recent Diaries:

Marco Rubio's campaign ran off the rails when Rubio flubbed the answer to what had to be the question he was expecting most: Knowing what we do now was the invasion of Iraq a mistake? (BEGIN ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 96 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 07:30 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
The Mayor of Seattle doesn't want Shell's Polar Pioneer to dock in Seattle. The Seattle City Council doesn't want Shell's Polar Pioneer to dock in Seattle. The Port of Seattle doesn't want Shell'...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 03:24 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
Just when we thought we had defeated "Fast Track" trade authority for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Senate Democratic "Leaders" are talking with Republicans desperately trying to put together ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 12:29 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Investor oriented Free Trade under T.P.P. is NOT compatible with taking action to limit Global Warming. Why? Because T.P.P. (like the WTO) includes a poison pill mechanism to penalize any national ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 58 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 11:59 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
Seattle's Mayor Ed Murray has demanded that the Port of Seattle get a new permit to base Shell Oil's drilling for oil offshore in the Arctic Ocean, a development environmentalists have condemned as ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 01:50 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Gas fracking has be estimated to release much more methane than previous gas industry claims. The worst offender for Methane releases in the US is probably the natural gas field in the Four Corners ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 04:18 PM PDT with 35 Recommends

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