Jill Stein

Green Party Presidential Candidate Arrested at Keystone XL Blockade

Was attempting to deliver supplies to protesters blocking pipeline construction

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Citing media reports about the connection between climate change and Hurricane Sandy, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was arrested on Wednesday while attempting to deliver supplies to activists in Texas who're camping in trees to block construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

"Everyone needs to step up resistance to climate-killing emissions," Stein said in a prepared statement published shortly after her arrest. "Romney and Obama are only talking about the symptoms of climate change in terms of destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy; the blockaders are addressing the cause."

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  1. “Citing media reports about the connection between climate change and Hurricane Sandy,”
    Uh, why not cell ‘phones and cancer? Vaccines and autism? Elvis’ alien love child?

  2. The Green Bean Party! What a joke!
    If they want to combat the devastating results of severe weather they could donate cash to pay for the gasolene and diesel fuel that will run the pumps that are draining the basements of citizens and small business operators that they claim to support.
    If that isn’t green enough for them they can take the buckets that cover their heads and start bailing.

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