20 Oct '11, 2pm

Obama administration has the authority to stop the pipeline. #nokxl

If I am not for myself, who will be? And when I am for myself, what am 'I'? And if not now, when? Perhaps you are familiar with these words because you’re a fan of the multi-platinum rock band, Incubus, whose sixth album, If Not Now, When? was released last July. Or maybe you remember hearing President Obama say this to Congress during the tense summer deficit reduction negotiations: It’s not going to get easier. It’s going to get harder . So we might as well do it now -- If not now, when? These words, in fact, originate from religious text dating back to the Babylonian period. So, whether [or not] you’re religious, a political junkie, or a rock-fan, you have most likely heard this saying or a similar call to action. Recently, I heard these words and I immediately thought of the Occupy Wall Street fervor spreading across the country and what it means for the fight to stop ...

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