Friday, August 21, 2009

Iraq War veterans unite to fight for climate bill


Image via Operation Free

With the oil industry pushing its "Energy Citizen" rallies into the national spotlight, a group of veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have come together to fight the pro-oil thrust. They've formed a coalition called Operation Free. Their message? That it's time for Americans to free themselves from dependence on fossil fuels -- especially foreign oil. And it's time to pass a climate bill.

The Operation Free website describes their missions as thus:

We're a coalition of leading Veterans and national security organizations who recognize that climate change is a major threat, and support fast, bold action. It is time for Americans to rise to the challenge, and we're taking on the fight. …

Iraq War Veterans Unite to Fight for Climate Bill

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