Never Underestimate Yourself
'You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.'
(First Lady Michelle Obama)
All conscientious people should rally together in fighting--just like we did recently and successfully with standing up for the rights of the Dakota Sioux with surprising support from the Army Corps of Engineers, granted in large part due to the massively significant backing of military veterans, including Wesley Clark Jr., celebrities and public intellectuals including Cornel West of Harvard and Princeton--let's focus on REJECTING THE NOMINATION OF SCOTT PRUITT AS EPA ADMINISTRATOR.
"Pruitt boasts about leading the charge against pollution limits on toxic substances like soot and mercury that put us all at risk for increased cancer, childhood asthma and other health problems. He falsely claims that fracking doesn't contaminate drinking water supplies.
The EPA is responsible for upholding national air quality standards and regulating discharges of pollutants into water bodies to protect people and the environment. The more stringent the standards, the cleaner the air we breathe and the water we drink.
Instead, Pruitt has been part of a secretive, coordinated national corporate campaign to undo the federal pollution protections that are supposed to keep our air and water clean. In exchange, he has received nearly $315,000 from the fossil fuel industry since 2002."
Please contact your state senators and join the petition here:
Trump has continued to insult all intelligent and conscientious people in America and the world with this ludicrous nomination. Scott Pruitt is an unbearable danger to the well-being of all Americans, and arguably all people.
Power to the people in the best and most sustainable way!