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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: 1438 (0 days since last diary on Sat May 02, 2015 at 08:01 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 45677 (0 days since last comment on Sun May 03, 2015 at 09:02 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 89756

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: 595

Lefty Coaster's Most Recent Diaries:

Republican shills for Big Carbon are launching a direct assault on NASA funding designed to gut any future enhancements to the Earth Sciences capabilities to monitor changing conditions on our ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 08:01 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
This shows the routine brutality by law enforcement when a suspect is uncooperative. The woman was on her way home at a BART station after drinking heavily on St. Patrick's Day of 2014 when police ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 12:12 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The Koch funded Heartland Institute is sending some of its industry compliant scientists to Rome to correct Pope Francis ideas about Global Warming. Koch-backed group sending ‘real scientists’ ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 84 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 09:54 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
A new Gallup Poll shows Conservative Republicans' views on Global Warming diverge radically from the mainstream of American thought which increasingly matches the overwhelming scientific consensus. ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 09:22 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
President Obama speaking on Earth Day in the threatened Florida Everglades forcefully rejected Florida Governor Rick Scott's prohibition against state officials mentioning Global Warming or Climate ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 02:29 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
President Obama is slamming Senator Elizabeth Warren and opponents of TPP, making claims about the contents of the secret treaty that can't be supported by the text of the treaty which is still ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 253 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 04:59 PM PDT with 272 Recommends

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