07 Nov '11, 4am

10,000+ protesters encircle the White House & ask Obama to reject Keystone XL tar sands pipeline:

One year from the Presidential election, over 10,000 citizens encircled the mile and a quarter circumference of the White House seven times around. They had come from all parts of the country, many from swing states wearing Obama buttons next to their Stop Keystone XL buttons. They were all ages, from kids in strollers to seniors, all participating in the chants and linking arms along the line of people that stretched as far as the eye could see. My kids carried hand-made signs that read “This is my future” with pictures of the pipeline contrasted with windmills. Cars along the perimeter of the White House honked their horns in support. At one point, a line guard said “we expected 5,000, we’ve been told we have 12,000 here and that we have surrounded the White House.” Huge cheers went up. An hour or so earlier, the event began with a big gathering in Lafayette Park, across...

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