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  • Greenpeace under fire

    06/26/2016 9:51:46 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 26, 2016 | H. Sterling Burnett
    Nations around the world reject its eco-terrorism tactics. Governments and courts around the world are finally cracking down on the eco-terrorist organization Greenpeace. The crackdown, which is long overdue, couldn’t happen to a more misguided bunch of people. In early December 2014, more than 20 Greenpeace activists damaged a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of a publicity stunt meant to motivate greater government support for renewable-energy sources they think are necessary to battle supposed human-caused climate change. The activists walked into a “strictly prohibited” area where the Nazca Lines are located in Peru and laid big, yellow cloth letters...
  • Will there be a National Conversation after environmentalist shoots energy worker?

    04/18/2015 8:53:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 4/18/2015 | Noah Rothman
    A disturbing story flagged by The Washington Free Beacon’s Lachlan Markay out of West Virginia indicates that a man, enraged by the drilling taking place in his state, shot an employee of an energy exploitation company on Monday.
  • Crop-chomping snails seized at Dulles

    09/11/2010 7:24:13 AM PDT · by ExGeeEye · 16 replies ^ | 9/9/10 | Staff
    ...A traveler from Ghana tried to bring 14 Giant African Land Snails into the of the worst invasive species...could have been devastating to crops.
  • Irony Alert: Greenpeace Wrecks Ancient Peruvian Site

    12/14/2014 2:53:31 PM PST · by jazusamo · 48 replies ^ | December 14, 2014 | Christine Rousselle
    The environmental activist group Greenpeace has apologized after damaging the Nazca Lines, an ancient Peruvian site. The group placed a series of yellow banners very close to the hummingbird geoglyph spelling out a message calling for environmental awareness. In doing so, the members of the group trespassed on the area and disturbed the otherwise-pristine grounds around the lines with a series of footprints. The area around the Nazca Lines is so protected that even the president of Peru cannot walk around there without express permission, and those who are permitted to enter the site have to wear specialized footwear...
  • Greenpeace apologises to people of Peru over Nazca lines stunt

    12/12/2014 11:20:34 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 60 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 12/12/14 | Dan Collyns
    Culture ministry says it will press charges against activists for damage to world heritage site as UN climate talks began in Lima Greenpeace has apologised to the people of Peru after the government accused the environmentalists of damaging ancient earth markings in the country’s coastal desert by leaving footprints in the ground during a publicity stunt meant to send a message to the UN climate talks delegates in Lima. A spokesman for Greenpeace said: “Without reservation Greenpeace apologises to the people of Peru for the offence caused by our recent activity laying a message of hope at the site of...
  • Peru to press charges over Greenpeace Nazca lines stunt

    12/11/2014 6:52:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 36 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | December 10, 2014 | Emily Gosden
    Peru has vowed to prosecute Greenpeace activists after they allegedly damaged the world-famous Nazca lines during an environmental publicity stunt. Activists from the group unfurled cloth letters spelling out a green energy slogan at the millennia-old site on Monday, adjacent to where the figure of a hummingbird is etched into the ground. Peru has said the activists damaged the ground by leaving footprints, which could last for thousands of years. “It’s a true slap in the face at everything Peruvians consider sacred,” Luis Jaime Castillo, the deputy culture minister, said. In a statement, the Peruvian culture ministry said: "After the...
  • Green Graphic Novel Celebrates Eco-Terrorism Shopping Mall Killing Spree

    10/22/2014 9:22:35 AM PDT · by Incorrigible · 7 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 10/21/2014 | James Delingpole
    Splattergate II: Green Graphic Novel Celebrates Eco-Terrorism Shopping Mall Killing Spree  When is it acceptable for a terrorist to go berserk in a shopping mall and machine gun innocent victims to death? When it's all being done for the noble cause of environmentalism, of course! Such is the take-home message of an award-winning graphic novel which has been praised by a top scientist at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as "a marvellous way to convey the knowledge accumulated by our scientific community." It has also been recommended by a curriculum developer at the US National Council of Teachers...
  • FBI finds ricin in raid of San Francisco apartment, manhunt begins

    06/01/2014 11:14:51 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 73 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6-1-14 | Fox News
    The FBI is looking for a man who lives in the San Francisco apartment where agents found a large stash of what appears to be the deadly poison ricin. On Saturday, FBI agents searched the apartment, which belongs to Ryan Chamberlain, according to KGO, an ABC affiliate. The FBI said Chamberlain could be armed and dangerous. The apartment search was expected to resume Sunday. Chamberlain owns a Nissan that reportedly could be rigged with explosives. The FBI did not evacuate apartments during the search, and FBI spokeswoman Alice Heller said there was “no threat to public safety.” She said agents...
  • Big Green’s untold billions

    05/21/2014 6:01:03 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 2 replies ^ | May 14 2014 | Ron Arnold
    The “Kill Keystone XL” crowd isn’t little David up against a Big Oil Goliath. As usual, conventional wisdom isn’t wisdom when the mainstream media ask all the wrong questions with commensurate answers. Behemoth Big Green outstrips Big Oil in expendable revenue by orders of magnitude — if you know how to follow the money. The mainstream media don’t know how. Like most liberals, their staffs are afflicted with what 20th century futurist Herman Kahn called “Educated Incapacity” — the learned inability to understand or even perceive a problem, much less a solution. They’ve been taught to be blind, unable to...
  • Boneheads of the Day

    02/13/2014 10:01:47 PM PST · by impetrio1 · 20 replies
    Black & Right ^ | 2/13/2014 | Bob Parks
    You gotta admire the informed bravery, articulation, and sacrifice of these concerned environmentalists.
  • Eco-saboteur Rebecca Rubin gets 5-year federal prison sentence

    01/29/2014 4:20:09 PM PST · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | January 27, 2014 | Helen Jung
    A federal judge on Monday sentenced eco-saboteur Rebecca Rubin to five years in prison -- less than what prosecutors sought for the former fugitive from Canada. Rubin, voice shaking, apologized to her family, the court, firefighters as well as targets of the Animal Liberation Front and Earth Liberation Front. "I was so convinced at the righteousness of my beliefs, that I chose to ignore my own wrongdoing," Rubin said. Chief U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken, who presided over the sentencing hearings in 2007 of Rubin's co-conspirators in Eugene, praised Rubin's statement, calling it "the most thoughtful, well-stated, honest, unvarnished apology/explanation."...
  • Ranchers, farmers fear eco-terrorists after EPA releases private info

    01/17/2014 2:28:01 PM PST · by INVAR · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1-17-2013 | Perry Chiaramonte
    The Environmental Protection Agency has told farmers and ranchers it is sorry for handing private information about them over to environmental groups, but agriculture advocates who fear attacks from eco-terrorists say it's like closing the barn door after the horses escaped. In response to Freedom of Information Requests, the federal agency released information on up to 100,000 agriculture industry workers, including their home address and phone numbers, GPS coordinates and even personal medical histories. The agency later acknowledged much of the information should never have been provided, and even asked the recipients to give it back. (more at link)
  • Is Canada Becoming the Proving Ground for Eco-Terrorism?

    01/16/2014 8:48:31 AM PST · by rktman · 3 replies
    PJMedia ^ | 1/16/2014 | Kathy Shaidle
    ......Interestingly, all these events were undertaken by crazy white lefties; the plans of belligerent Muslims to behead the prime minister or sabotage a commuter train were headed off by the authorities. Meanwhile, a new generation of crazy white lefties (and their aboriginal allies) are candidly declaring their plans to use eco-terrorism to get their way, most recently in a cover story in the Canadian equivalent of The Village Voice.
  • MSM Uninterested in FBI Investigation of 'Terrorist Dry Run' Attack on CA Power Station

    12/30/2013 2:43:20 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 30 December 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    SC Sheriff's Dept released this photo of the attack in progress Last April 16th -the day after the Boston Marathon bombing- one or two individuals militarily attacked a Pacific Gas & Electric electrical substation south of San Jose, CA... you'd think somebody besides blogs and British newspapers would find this of interest, wouldn't you? The operation was systematic, organized, and well planned: assailant(s) first cut both land-line and mobile phone service to the power station before storming the facility at 1am...  firing over 100 rounds into the transformers to see what would happen. In the event, what did happen...
  • The Complex 'Military-Style' Raid on California Power Station Spooks U.S.

    12/28/2013 2:15:07 PM PST · by Daralundy · 78 replies
    Financial Post ^ | December 13, 2013 | Shane Harris
    When U.S. officials warn about "attacks" on electric power facilities these days, the first thing that comes to mind is probably a computer hacker trying to shut the lights off in a city with malware. But a more traditional attack on a power station in California has U.S. officials puzzled and worried about the physical security of the the electrical grid--from attackers who come in with guns blazing. Around 1:00 AM on April 16, at least one individual (possibly two) entered two different manholes at the PG&E Metcalf power substation, southeast of San Jose, and cut fiber cables in the...
  • Of course: Keystone XL opponents now turning to blocking rail transport in earnest

    11/23/2013 4:04:06 PM PST · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 11/23/2013 | ERIKA JOHNSEN
    I must say, I almost have to give them credit for finally, practically coming to grips with the fact that Canada’s energy companies have the will, and ergo, will find a way to develop, transport, and sell the products from their oil sands, with our without the still-pending northern extension of the already-completed Keystone pipeline — a market reality they have stubbornly neglected in many of their campaigns, op-eds, studies, and protests touting the prevention of Keystone XL as a means to thwart said oil-sands development. Case in point, via the NYT: Suncor Energy, Canada’s top petroleum producer, announced on...
  • The Happy Enders' Club (Fiction)(?)

    08/09/2013 2:39:46 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 7 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 8, 2013 | Dan Miller
    An article at a12iggymom's Blog about an environmentalist decision to terminate ninety percent of Mother Gaia's population starts with this: The Human Race has been declared a hostile species and a threat to the planet: the environmentalists have said so. Obama’s buddy Cass Sunstein, argues strongly for human euthanasia. “…what we call after-birth abortion should be permissible. …” Dave Foreman, Co-Founder of Earth First: “We humans have become a disease, the Humanpox.” Roger Martin, environmental activist, “Fewer people mean better lives.” Obamacare death panels. Democrat strategist Steven Rattner said, “We need death panels…until we start allocating health care resources more prudently—rationing, by...
  • Open the Slaughterhouses

    04/09/2013 6:18:43 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 6 replies
    NY Times Op-Ed ^ | 4-8-2013 | Jedediah Purdy
    IN 1999, as a writer for The American Prospect, I went into a slaughterhouse undercover, with the help of some rebellious employees. The floor was slick with the residue of blood and suet, and the air smelled like iron. A part of my brain spent the whole time trying to remember which of Dante’s circles this scene most resembled. Today, under legislation being pushed by business interests, that bit of journalistic adventure could earn me a criminal conviction and land me on a registry of “animal and ecological terrorists.” So-called ag-gag laws, proposed or enacted in about a dozen states,...
  • Sierra Club Decides to Break Law to Stop Keystone Pipeline

    01/24/2013 7:03:15 PM PST · by george76 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Jan 2013 | Brandon Darby
    The Sierra Club has announced its approval for a "one-time" use of civil disobedience. The civil disobedience is intended to step up their efforts to oppose the Keystone pipeline. Many of the other groups opposing Keystone have been engaging in civil disobedience as a tactic, including arson-based ecoterrorism. This will be the first time in the Sierra Club's history that they have approved violating the law.
  • Wake Up, America [re:Huntingdon Life Sciences/SHAC/ Animal Liberation Front (ALF), Earth Lib FR (E]

    03/04/2002 4:19:38 PM PST · by Stand Watch Listen · 8 replies · 722+ views
    Consumer ^ | March 4, 2002
    "Arson, vandalism, burglary, grand larceny, firebombing, kidnapping, slander, conspiracy, computer crimes, and theft. If you think this sounds like a rap sheet for a hardened, malicious criminal, you would be close. It's your local neighborhood animal lover and tree hugger gone berserk," ex-Senator Malcolm Wallop (R-Wyo.) writes. And columnist Todd Wilkinson notes, "Because involved individuals are anonymous, they could be anyone. Parents, teachers, church volunteers, your neighbor or even your partner could be involved." SHAC, a violent anti-medical research organization that has harassed and beaten individuals linked with Huntingdon Life Sciences, now says it will extend its campaign or terror ...
  • NBA's Houston Rockets Owners Fund Animal Rights Terrorists

    07/31/2003 6:18:02 AM PDT · by L.N. Smithee · 4 replies · 260+ views
    Consumer "SPECIAL REPORT: Slam-Dunking Animal Rights" ^ | July 28, 2003 | Center for Consumer Freedom
    SPECIAL REPORT: Slam-Dunking Animal RightsPosted On July 28, 2003It's no secret that Leslie and Nanci Alexander, co-owners of the NBA's Houston Rockets franchise, are among the global animal-rights movement's biggest financial backers. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals even acknowledged the couple in 1998 for making "one of the most generous gifts we have ever received." Nanci Alexander personally donated over $225,000 toward the passage of a constitutional amendment that gave legal protection to pigs in Florida. But recently released tax records indicate that the Alexanders have also funded the operations of "Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty" (SHAC), one of...
  • Did EPA chief Lisa Jackson resign in protest over the Keystone pipeline?

    01/06/2013 5:06:08 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/06/2013 | Erika Johnsen
    The eventual completion of the full-length Keystone XL pipeline seems more and more like an inevitability for the Obama administration, as it continues to clear bureaucratic hurdles and TransCanada proposes new routes to work with and not against the greenie-grain — not to mention the clamorous pressure to finally allow all of the undeniable economic benefits doing so would bring about already.As environmentally innocuous as the pipeline actually is, the eco-radicals decided a long time ago that they’d remain dead set against the whole idea on principle, and they’ve managed to turn it into one of the most contentious energy-related...
  • Accused eco-saboteur Rebecca Rubin surrenders at Canadian border

    11/29/2012 1:27:16 PM PST · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | November 29, 2012 | Noelle Crombie
    Rebecca Rubin A 39-year-old woman accused of eco-sabotage in three Western states turned herself in to U.S. authorities at the Canadian border on Thursday morning. Rebecca Jeanette Rubin, a Canadian, had been on the run for a decade before surrendering in Blaine, Wash. She is accused of multiple counts of arson as part of a conspiracy with 12 other people from 1996 to 2001 in five Western states. The charges against Rubin include a Nov. 30, 1997, arson at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Facility in Harney county near Burns and the Dec. 22,...
  • 4-year sentence for Briana Waters in UW ecoterror case

    06/22/2012 4:34:42 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    KOMO News ^ | June 22, 2012 | KOMO Staff/AP
    TACOMA, Wash. - The last defendant in a 2001 ecoterror arson at the University of Washington was sentenced Friday in federal court to four years in prison, as recommended by the prosecution. With credit for time served, 36-year-old Briana Waters of Oakland, Calif., will return for 11 months. The first half of the remaining sentence will be served in prison and then a halfway house. Waters will report to federal prison after Labor Day, a special request granted so she can be with her daughter the summer.
  • Face-off over fracking

    03/22/2012 12:01:18 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Marketwatch ^ | March 22, 2012, 1:44 PM | Russ Britt
    Natural gas may be plentiful, cheap and inviting at the moment. But the fracking process to get it still fans the flames of environmental policy clashes.At the Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics conference outside Santa Barbara, Calif., drillers and environmentalists debated over whether fracking posed a danger to the communities they serve. Drillers said that the amount of natural gas available –4,000 trillion cubic feet — can’t be ignored.“There is so much there, which is shown by what prices are,” said Edward Cohen, chief executive of Atlas Energy .But Paul Gallay, president of the environmental group Riverkeeper, challenged Cohen and Aubrey...
  • Firebomb maker gets 7 years for 2001 UW arson (Justin Solondz)

    03/16/2012 4:22:05 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | March 16, 2012 | John de Leon
    Justin Solondz, 32, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to seven years in prison for his role in the 2001 arson at the University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture. Damage in the fire was estimated at more than $6 million. Solondz pleaded guilty in December to charges of conspiracy and arson under a plea agreement with federal prosecutors, who agreed to recommend the seven-year prison sentence. The defense also sought a seven-year term. A former student at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Solondz was arrested last July 6 in Chicago after his expulsion from China,...
  • The EPA Had a Bad Day at the Supreme Court

    01/10/2012 7:50:42 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Reason ^ | Jan 10 2012 | Damon Root
    Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency. At issue is whether the EPA’s use of “administrative compliance orders,” which are essentially government commands issued to property owners, should be subject to judicial review under the Fifth Amendment's Due Process Clause. In other words, when the EPA tells a homeowner to stop building because of a possible violation of the Clean Water Act, does that homeowner have the right to promptly challenge the EPA in court? As Robert Barnes observes in The Washington Post, “Justices across the ideological spectrum appeared troubled by...
  • Animal rights activists take credit for burning of Harris Ranch cattle trucks

    01/10/2012 4:04:32 PM PST · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | January 10, 2012 | Jim Guy
    Animal rights activists are behind the burning of cattle trucks at the Harris Ranch truck lot early Sunday, according to a statement from the purported arsonists. The statement, released Monday, describes how the fire, which heavily damaged 14 tractors and several trailers, was set and says the attack was aimed at "the horrors of factory farming." Spokeswoman Nicoal R. Sheen of the Animal Liberation Press Office, which released the statement, said the office doesn't take part in illegal actions but distributes communiqués from those who do. Fresno County sheriff's spokesman Chris Curtice said detectives are looking into the claim. He...
  • Activists board Japanese whaling ship

    01/08/2012 12:29:17 AM PST · by bruinbirdman · 83 replies
    France 24 ^ | 1/8/2012
    The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling group said three Australian activists were being held as "prisoners" by the Japanese harpoon fleet Sunday after sneaking aboard one of their vessels overnight to protest. Sea Shepherd said they had helped the three men from the Forest Rescue Australia environmental group to board the Shonan Maru No.2 16 miles (26 kilometres) off Australia's west coast. "The boats approached the Shonan Maru under the cover of darkness and the three negotiated their way past the razor wire and spikes and over the rails to successfully board the Japanese whaling vessel," Sea Shepherd said of the Forest...
  • The growing issue of homegrown terrorism in the United States

    12/14/2011 9:27:44 AM PST · by bayouranger · 18 replies ^ | 12-14-11 | Not Listed
    Over the past decade, attacks and plots by homegrown US terrorists have increased, the work of extremists from across the political spectrum, says an analysis by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) based at the University of Maryland. Key finding from the analysis are published in the Global Terrorism Database and include: * Between 2000 and 2010 there were 213 terrorist attacks in the United States. Seventeen of these, including the four 9/11 attacks, were fatal. * Since Sept. 11, 2001, 32 people have been killed in terrorist attacks in the United States....
  • Possible IED Discovered on Oklahoma Gas Line

    08/10/2011 2:43:39 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10 August 2011 | Unknown
    Oklahoma bomb teams removed what is believed to be an Improvised Explosive Device from a gas line in Okfuskee, a small town about 30 miles east of Oklahoma City, authorities said.
  • When Eco-Terrorists Attack (Movie review)

    07/09/2011 9:10:17 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | July 9, 2011 | Christian Toto
      Video: If A Tree Falls trailer 2:10 minutesIf a Tree Falls wants audiences to rally behind Daniel McGowan, a soft-spoken fellow facing life in prison for crimes committed with the Earth Liberation Front.What director Marshall Curry can’t do is make McGowan worth our sympathy. The eco-terrorist is immature, arrogant, and unable to take full responsibility for his actions.If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front is gripping all the same, a fascinating peek into what passes for the soul of the eco-terrorist movement.McGowan is as extreme an environmentalist as one could imagine even if he doesn‘t...
  • Animal rights activist pleads guilty to Salt Lake area arsons

    07/06/2011 12:58:16 PM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    ksl ^ | July 6th, 2011 | Geoffrey Fattah
    An animal rights activist who burned down a Colorado sheepskin store as well as a leather store and restaurant building in Salt Lake City, pleaded guilty to federal charges Wednesday. Walter Edmund Bond, 35, pleaded guilty to felony counts of arson and violence involving animal enterprises. He has already been sentenced to five years in Colorado and could face between five to 20 years for the Utah fires when sentenced Sept. 19. Prosecutor John Huber said the government will argue to make the Colorado and Utah sentences consecutive to one another. "He is unapologetic. He is an unrepentant serial arsonist,"...
  • Eco-terrorism informant faces probation hearing

    04/12/2011 10:39:21 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    The Register-Guard ^ | April 12, 2011 | Karen McCowan
    He is accused of violating the terms of his plea deal, and his attorney expects he will face drug charges. An arsonist-informant who helped convict 10 former associates on eco-terrorism charges in the 2004-07 federal “Operation Backfire” case apparently violated his federal probation by allegedly violating undisclosed state drug laws. Jacob Jeremiah Ferguson, 38, appeared briefly before U.S. District Magistrate Judge Thomas Coffin on Monday. During that status conference, Ferguson’s attorney asked that his client’s probation violation hearing not be scheduled for “at least three weeks” because of the state charges also before Ferguson. ... Ferguson acknowledged taking part in...
  • Lawyer: Fake Utah drilling bids were 'sabotage' (worthless eco-nut runs up the price)

    03/02/2011 12:01:41 AM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Idaho Press ^ | 3/02/11
    Lawyer: Fake Utah drilling bids were 'sabotage'Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 12:00 am SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tim DeChristopher, ex-wilderness guide, looked like trouble. He stood out among the bidders at an oil-and-gas lease auction. He didn't bring with him any experts, diagrams or maps. Dressed shabbily, all he had was a backpack. As his fellow environmentalists protested outside, he began bidding. When it was all over, he owed $1.7 million on more than a dozen leases near Utah's Arches and Canyonlands national parks. He had no way of paying, no doubt that he would get in trouble and...
  • Vegan activist pleads guilty to Sheepskin Factory arson

    11/18/2010 3:47:40 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 11/18/2010 | Yesenia Robles
    Vegan activist Walter Edmund Bond, of Utah, today pleaded guilty to felony counts related to an April fire that burned down the Sheepskin Factory in Glendale. Bond, 34, was arrested on July 22, accused of using fire or explosives to damage property involved in interstate commerce and of using force, violence or threats involving animal enterprises. The blaze caused more than $500,000 in damage to the Sheepskin Factory in the early hours of April 30. On July 28, Bond pleaded not guilty to the federal charges. By changing his plea today, he may be eligible for a shorter prison sentence....
  • Activist admits setting fire to Colorado sheepskin store ("Activist" = Eco-Terrorist)

    11/18/2010 8:12:30 PM PST · by PROCON · 13 replies
    reuters ^ | Nov. 18, 2010 | Keith Coffman
    (Reuters) - A self-described animal-rights activist known on the Internet as "Lone Wolf" pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday to arson in a fire that destroyed a local sheepskin business.
  • Woman convicted in UW ecoterror case goes home ( Briana Waters )

    10/17/2010 6:31:58 PM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    ap ^ | Oct 17, 2010
    The North American Animal Liberation press office says Briana Waters was released from prison Saturday. The 34-year-old Waters was connected to a cell of radical environmentalists based in Olympia and in Oregon who carried out attacks throughout the West from 1996-2001, causing more than $80 million in damage. Last month, an appeals court overturned Water's conviction of being guilty of helping an ecoterror attack that destroyed a University of Washington research center, concluding the judge made mistakes that cast doubt on the fairness of her trial.
  • Nature Conservancy: The Threat of Eco-terrorism

    10/07/2010 3:22:03 PM PDT · by morgc · 4 replies ^ | 10/6/2010 |
    The biggest threat to America is terrorism, ecoterrorism. The religion of ecoterrorism is the United Nations and the Koran of that religion is Agenda 21 plan for the depopulation of America. If you think this is a joke, check it out. So what is Agenda 21? A " global contract binds governments around the world to the UN plan for changing the ways we live, eat, learn, and communicate - all under the noble banner of saving the earth. Its regulations would severely limit water, electricity, and transportation - even deny human access to our most treasured wilderness areas....
  • Anti-whaling activist says Sea Shepherd sank its own ship

    10/07/2010 9:23:46 AM PDT · by george76 · 49 replies
    AFP ^ | Oct 7, 2010
    A former Sea Shepherd activist on Thursday accused the militant conservation group of deliberately sinking one of its own ships as a publicity stunt after a collision with a Japanese whaler. New Zealander Pete Bethune labelled Sea Shepherd's leadership "morally bankrupt" for allegedly ordering the hi-tech trimaran "Ady Gil" to be scuttled after it collided with a Japanese whaler last January in the Southern Ocean. Bethune, the Ady Gil's captain, said Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson ordered the ship's sinking to "garner sympathy with the public and to create better TV" in the publicity battle against Japan's Antarctic whaling program....
  • Analyze This, Sigmund: Your Great-Granddaughter Digs Child Sacrifice

    10/05/2010 9:44:42 AM PDT · by Trafalgar123 · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 5, 2010 | Stella Paul
    Ah, civilization and its malcontents. So it turns out Emma Freud is the creative and marital partner of Richard Curtis, who wrote the blood-crazed terror video everyone's talking about -- an eco-fascist snuff fantasy that relishes publicly executing children for the sake of Gaia, now splattering on a computer screen near you. Emma is the great-granddaughter of Dr. Sigmund Freud, who knew a thing or two about bloody primal urges. Freud described people as driven by thanatos, a death drive that yearns for destruction and violence, which is repressed by civilization. But even good old Siggy might have marveled at...
  • Iowahawk: Mad Men (Eco-terrorism fantasy film No Pressure)

    10/01/2010 4:21:04 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies
    Iowahawk | October 1, 2010 | David Burge
    An impressive piece of work to be sure, especially when you consider the amount of effort that went into its making. It might even make a boffo Harvard Business School case study. Continued
  • Protecting Piping Plovers. People? Not so much.

    09/30/2010 11:35:36 AM PDT · by patriotgal1787 · 8 replies
    The Radio Patriot ^ | Sept. 30, 2010 | Andrea Shea King
    God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground." -- Genesis 1:28Thursday night on The ANDREA SHEA KING SHOW -- 9p ET More than 30,000 people make their home on Cape Hatteras on North Carolina's Outer Banks.  Six million more visit the barrier island each year to fish, swim, and enjoy the area's natural beauty. But for the past couple of years, the beaches of the...
  • Appellate court overturns conviction in 2001 UW arson (Briana Waters, member of The Family)

    09/15/2010 11:47:33 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | September 15, 2010 | John de Leon
      Briana Waters The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of Briana Waters in the 2001 arson of the University of Washington's Center for Urban Horticulture. The 32-year-old Californian was sentenced in June 2008 to six years in federal prison and ordered to pay $6 million in restitution by U.S. District Court Judge Franklin Burgess. A unanimous three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Burgess made several errors that raised questions about the fairness of her trial, The Associated Press is reporting. The panel said the judge should not have admitted certain articles...
  • 'Climate wars' claims disputed - New research challenges idea that global warming will drive...

    09/09/2010 10:34:06 PM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies
    Nature News ^ | 8 September 2010 | Quirin Schiermeier
    New research challenges idea that global warming will drive civil unrest. The idea that climate change might be a trigger for social disorder, population migration and conflict has an impressive pedigree. The link was mooted in a 2003 report for the Pentagon on the national-security implications of climate change; by the Stern review on the economics of climate change, prepared for the UK government in 2006; and in the United Nations' post-conflict environmental assessment of Sudan in 2007, which suggested that climate change was an aggravating factor in the Darfur conflict. But is there real proof of a link between...
  • Media Bias Gets Dangerous: Minimizing the Ecoterror Threat

    09/03/2010 1:56:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 3, 2010 | Patrick Richardson
    They are over and done with the topic of James J. Lee, despite the mounting number of attacks committed in the name of environmentalism.   Whether or not James J. Lee, who invaded the corporate offices of the Discovery Channel Wednesday armed with explosives and a gun, was a terrorist or not would seem to be open to debate. Certainly PJM has been unable to discover any ties between Lee and any known ecoterror group — despite his radical environmentalist manifesto. At the same time, groups such as the Animal Liberation Front could be expected to disavow any connection to...
  • Environmental Extremism in Bullet Form

    09/03/2010 12:24:04 PM PDT · by Ed Hudgins · 7 replies
    The Atlas Society - The Center for Objectivism ^ | September 2, 2010 | Edward Hudgins
    Talk about dodging a bullet. When armed, explosives-laden eco-terrorist James J. Lee took hostages at the Discovery Channel headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, we watched on TV as police evacuated small children from the building’s daycare center and we feared the worst. Fortunately, a SWAT team killed Lee before he could create pools of blood and tears. Most environmentalists have remained quiet about the incident and hope it will soon be forgotten. Most would no doubt argue that this gunman who claimed inspiration from Al Gore was a lone nut. They would say that the reasons he cited for his...
  • Video: Pro-Life Group Recalls Eerie Run-In with Discovery Channel Gunman

    09/02/2010 12:50:16 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 14 replies
    Life Site News ^ | WASHINGTON, D.C., September 2, 2010 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, D.C., September 2, 2010 ( – The crazed eco-extremist who flung himself into the national spotlight yesterday after taking three hostages at the Discovery Channel headquarters is no stranger to the pro-life community in the nation’s capital. Newly unearthed footage shows an unsettling 2009 confrontation between pro-lifers and a man who they say they have identified as James J. Lee, 43, who was destined to be gunned down by police a year later, after acting on his extreme dedication to "stopping the human race from breeding any more disgusting human babies."
  • Expert: Discovery Gunman far from First Eco-Terrorist

    09/02/2010 8:57:36 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 8 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Thursday September 2, 2010 | James Tillman
    Thursday September 2, 2010 Expert: Discovery Gunman far from First Eco-Terrorist By James TillmanSILVER SPRING, Maryland, September 2, 2010 ( - James Lee, the gunman who entered the Discovery Channel building and took three hostages yesterday because he thought the TV station should be doing more to combat overpopulation, might be the first hostage-taking environmentalist gunman.  But according to John Berlau, author of “Eco-Freaks: Environmentalism Is Hazardous to Your Health,” radical environmentalists have long advocated violence to further their goals."People adhering to environmentalist beliefs have certainly been involved in violent actions before," Berlau, a director at the Competitive Enterprise Institute,...

    09/01/2010 11:05:26 AM PDT · by Marty62 · 546 replies · 3+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 9-1-2010 | FNC
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