[Below is a guest post from an anonymous Democrat who voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 Presidential Election.]
– by Anonymous Democrat
As a lifelong Democrat and long-time activist for social justice and environmental causes, I’d like to explain to you why I voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 Presidential Election.
If you’re like many of my friends, you’re wondering why I crossed party lines to join the surprisingly high percentage of Democrats who voted for Hillary Clinton’s much-reviled opponent.
It’s a great question and I promise to be honest with my answer. However, before I do so, I want to share some of my politics with you so you can’t dismiss me as simply a right wing conservative in disguise.
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– by Fiske Sterling, CEO, Thanatocorp
From Keystone XL to the Dakota Access to dozens of other pipelines proposed across the US to transport crude oil, natural gas, or biofuels, pipelines have gotten a bad rap recently.
We all know the arguments against them: Burning fossil fuels causes climate change. Drilling and fracking harms water quality. Building pipelines steals the land of everyone from farmers to Native Americans. Oil spills pollute water and soil.
But that’s just one side of the story. Pipelines also do a lot of good, if you look at them right. Here are just three examples.
Friends don’t let friends build pipelines.
There’s a reason they went extinct