Behold, the power of humanity!
"Activists protesting the filling of some of California’s last remaining wetlands used steel tubes to lock themselves to a fill truck around 10:15 last night in the wick drain field one mile north of Willits on highway 101. A crowd of supporters gathered holding a banner that read: “Save Our Water, Stop Caltrans Now!”
Willits residents Earthworm, 18, and Feather were locked down for 8 and ½ hours to the immobilized truck, and another organizer, Ellen Faulkner, 74, was arrested by CHP."
"All work came to a halt as some 20 trucks piled up behind Gate 6, (for 8½ hours!) the exit to the construction site where Caltrans is covering up thousands of wick drains with tons of fill, some of which may be contaminated with toxic materials. The massive project has drawn fierce criticism and persistent protests from a well-organized opposition who maintain the freeway is overbuilt, unnecessarily expensive and environmentally damaging."
Three people, around 20 trucks for 8½ hours! We could have the world we want, we just need to make up our minds and make it happen.
What do you say?
http://dgrnewsservice.org/2013/09/11/lo … -arrested/
by Kathryn L Hill5 months ago
Plain Old Forks want what the Shiny Silver Spoons have. Those forks see they will never be able to scoop up whatever they please like the silver spoons do. "Its not fair!" they proclaim. "Where is the...
by ahorseback6 years ago
So , we've reached a point in America ,where we're angry ! Oh well, we're American's We're always Angry ! No , that's not what I'm talking about. Americans are angry on the inside to!...
by Yes Dear6 years ago
That's it. She broke the last straw. I'm laying down the gauntlet. Anyone as hateful as she is deserves only hate.She wants her side armed and dangerous. For what, may I ask? Who is she planning to shoot? Oh that's...
by Captain Redbeard5 years ago
I have heard a lot of the gay rights movements comparing themselves the civil rights movements in the 60's. They say that their struggle for equality is the same as Black people's struggle and women’s equality and...
by paarsurrey6 years ago
News Items:British atheists Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens have asked human rights lawyers to produce a case for charging Pope Benedict with “crimes against humanity”. Dawkins wants to have the Pope...
by visitmaniac7 years ago
WOH! I pretty much stayed up all night and I sleep all crazy hours anymore. I just slept for a hour before having to wake up and help a new partner of mine from Switzerland.Just never seems to be enough time in a day!...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.