22 Aug '11, 8pm

Thx all 4 the wonderful support 4 the @TarSandsAction. Let's keep it going, & if u can't b here check this out: #noKXL

Thx all 4 the wonderful support 4 the @TarSandsAction. Let's keep it going, & if u can't b here check this out: #noKXL

Bill is still in jail as I type this -- but here in DC spirits are high and resolve is strengthening with each passing hour. For the past three days, large groups of Americans have joined a non-violent civil disobedience action at the White House. The goal is to send President Obama a simple message: “Stop the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline.” The protests will continue over the next two weeks -- and what the activists in DC need more than anything is the knowledge that there is a massive global movement backing them up.

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