To D.C. and back

Whew, what a whirlwind weekend, I’m still catching my breath. The Keystone XL pipeline protest in Washingon D.C. this weekend was a great success, with between 35,000 – 50,000 people in attendance (double the expected turnout!). I’ll have a fuller report up soon, but I figured I’d at least dump a few photos here to get the ball rolling.

Arun, Shayna and I in front of the White House, 2/17/13

Arun, Shayna and I in front of the White House, 2/17/13
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In the shadow of the Washington Monument.

In the shadow of the Washington Monument.
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It was pretty cold all day, so we really envied those full-body furry costumes.

It was pretty cold all day, so we really envied those full-body furry costumes.
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People were handing these out...they easily fooled us for real money at first glance!  $5100 is what each of us pays in fossil fuel subsidies each year...and when we're paying $4 at the pump and they're raking in record profits, it kind of chafes, yeah?(click to enlarge)

People were handing these out…they easily fooled us for real money at first glance! It’s intended as a “refund” to American taxpayers for the billions in subsidies that fossil fuel companies get from us each year. When we’re paying $4 at the pump and they’re raking in record profits, it kind of chafes, yeah?
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