CureZone
  All Blogs
    Plant Your Dream!

Blog: Plant Your Dream!
by YourEnchantedGardener

11538 blog entries; 17 entries per page; 1 pages; viewed 11,329,289 times
Description   |     |     |   Rules   |   Disclaimer

ADVERTISEMENTS
 
Medianet Ads



ADVERTISEMENTS
 

Ancient Water Secret Revealed
Find out how you can remove fluoride from your drinking water...


Clark’s Parasites Cleanse
Hulda Clark Cleanse Kits

Bidder 70 --amazing act of Civil Disobedience

Bidder 70 --amazing act of Civil Disobedience

Date:   1/31/2013 10:56:56 PM   ( 21 mon ) ... viewed 377 times

LOOK WHAT THIS MAN DID

http://www.bidder70film.com


STORIES ABOUT WHAT HE DID

http://www.bidder70film.com/#!press/cjnx




I BELIEVE THIS FILM IS BEING CONSIDERED FOR AN AWARD
http://www.awareguide.com




Bidder 70 centers on an extraordinary, ingenious and effective act of civil disobedience demanding government and industry accountability. In 2008, University of Utah economics student Tim DeChristopher committed an act which would redefine patriotism in our time, igniting a spirit of civil disobedience in the name of climate justice.

On December 19, 2008 Tim DeChristopher disrupted a highly disputed Utah BLM Oil and Gas lease auction, effectively safeguarding thousands of acres of pristine Utah land that were slated for oil and gas leases. Not content to merely protest outside, Tim entered the auction hall and registered as bidder #70. He outbid industry giants on land parcels (which, starting at $2 an acre, were adjacent to national treasures like Canyonlands National Park), winning 22,000 acres of land worth $1.7 million before the auction was halted.

Two months later, incoming Interior Secretary Ken Salazar invalidated the auction. DeChristopher, however, was indicted on two federal felonies with penalties of up to 10 years in prison and $750,000 in fines. Patrick Shea, former BLM Director for Clinton, represented DeChristopher pro-bono.

With the threat of prison looming, DeChristopher stepped up his activism and evolved into a charismatic and ingenious climate justice leader. He co-founded Peaceful Uprising, a grass-roots group dedicated to defending a livable future through empowering non-violent action.

After two years and nine postponements, his trial began on February 28, 2011. Outside the courtroom, hundreds rallied in solidarity with Tim. Inside, Judge Dee Benson disallowed every defense his lawyers put forth. After a five-day trial, DeChristopher was found guilty. His sentencing was scheduled for summer 2012.

Refusing to back down, Tim flew to D.C. in April 2011 to give a keynote speech at Power Shift 2011 in front of 10,000 students. He then led students to occupy the Department of the Interior. Tim wisely avoided arrest, but dozens of others were arrested for this mass act of peaceful civil disobedience.

On July 26th Tim was sentenced to two years in federal prison and removed immediately from court in chains.

Tim is serving the remainder of his sentence.

Related Video


http://www.awareguide.com


IMPORTANT

FOUR VIDEOS TO WATCH

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stefanie-penn-spear/four-ecodocumentaries-tha_b...

Add This Entry To Your CureZone Favorites!

Printer-friendly version of this page
Email this message to a friend
Bookmark this page/Add to Favorites or press Ctrl+D
DISCLAIMER / WARNING   Alert Webmaster



Share:  Facebook  MySpace  Digg  Reddit  StumbleUpon  Furl this page  Delicious  BlinkList  dzone  Simpy.com  Fark.com  BlogMarks  Wists.com  Google

Add This Blog To Your CureZone Favorites!
 
Add This Entry To Your CureZone Favorites!

Comments (20 of 1554):
Re: Looking in fro… Mayah 63 d
Re: New Gardener H… Mayah 80 d
Re: Reading from "… Mayah 80 d
Re: Soil Mates Hea… koosh… 3 mon
Re: Archives Histo… Korne… 6 mon
Re: Dr. Bernard Je… Chef … 6 mon
Table of Contents YOURENC… 7 mon
Re: Up from Here--… Chef … 7 mon
I am so sorry for … South… 8 mon
Re: Cultivating Gr… YOURE… 10 mon
Re: Improving Brai… refre… 11 mon
Re: The Relationsh… daizy… 11 mon
Re: Seeking Answer… The H… 11 mon
Re: Vote Tally in … ren 11 mon
Re: Hooray! Space… Vestn… 11 mon
Re: Hooray! Space… Vestn… 12 mon
Re: Complicated Ja… phelp 14 mon
Re: Table of Conte… YOURE… 14 mon
Re: Trip Plan YOURENCHANT… 15 mon
Re: Tooth problems YOURE… 15 mon
All Comments (1554)

Blog Entries (12 of 11538):
Bidder 70 --amazing act of C…  21 mon
Hydrogen Peroxide for Sinus …  21 mon
Dr. Andrew Weil in San Diego…  21 mon
Monsanto CEO says he’s “up…  21 mon
OTA--I am an Organic Trade A…  21 mon
Sound Proofing a Room Inexpe…  21 mon
Events at the Natural Produc…  21 mon
Organic VIP Dinner at Natura…  21 mon
Chemical Free Kids--The Orga…  21 mon
Ethics in Business--Uncle Le…  21 mon
Keys Made Near Home  21 mon
Footage of Morningland Raw D…  21 mon
All Entries (11538)

Blogs by YourEnchantedGardener (8):
Recovered Blogs #2436-#2168  7 y  (74)
Heart's Desire  6 y  (33)
Season of the Essenes  7 y  (26)
Plant Parenthood Activity  5 y  (22)
Great Earth Cleanup!  7 y  (17)
Dr. Bernard Jensen- "Keepin…  30 mon  (12)
Essene Healing Mysteries  5 y  (7)
Joe The Farmer's Comeback  7 y  (1)

Similar Blogs (10 of 185):
Mother Earth Heals  by Liora Leah  32 min
Fit and Fab the Nat…  by crazyoverpurple  46 h
Son of Truth of Self  by Chef JeM  68 h
Kinesiology  by iamnatural  76 h
Brain Boot Camp or …  by kerminator  4 d
EarthSpirit  by Mayah  6 d
Carpets & Health Is…  by danj  6 d
Twisting the Cat’s …  by Savagegrace  7 d
Sleep issues  by nuvigionline  7 d
affordable cold pre…  by juice.for.life  8 d
All Blogs (1,019)


Ancient Water Secret Revealed
Find out how you can remove fluoride from your drinking water...


Reverse Type 2 Diabetes
Learn The Real Cause Type 2 Diabetes…And How To Turn It On Its Head...


Sport Injuries
ArthroWell’s natural healing remedies will get you back in the game fast !


Kidney Stones Remedy
Hulda Clark Cleanses


Lugol’s Iodine Free S&H
J.Crow’s® Lugol’s Iodine Solution. Restore lost reserves.

Back To Top

Selected Ads from CureZone Sponsors: Become a Sponsor

VIP

14 Liver Cleansing Foods
I would encourage you to incorporate these liver cleanse foods into ...
Stay Hydrated With Adya Clarity
Breakthrough technology shows you why you might fee thirsty a...
Reverse Type 2 Diabetes
In 3 simple steps, she nails what no one wants to reveal how type 2 d...
All-in-one Arthritis Creme
transdermal compounds deliver rehabilitating nutrients for on spot...
 
 

PLAT

Iodine Supports Thyroid Health
#1 Rated Iodine Supplement! 180-Day Money Back Guarantee. Free...
New lower prices!
Hulda Clark Cleanses
Purest Body Products
Sanctum Pure Body Products are so pure you could eat them (no guarantees...
Natural Cancer Remedies
 
 

GOLD

Proven medical anti-diabetic benefits
Electrolyzed drinking water significantly reduces blood...
Utopia Silver Supplements
Naturally Cleanse, Chelate, & Detox Your Body Without Harmful Side ...
I Feel Healthy Again!
Learn How to Destroy Parasites And Be Free of Your Unbearable Symptoms ...
 
 

GOLD

Detoxify and Cleanse Naturally
Drink ionized alkaline waters medically proven health benefits...
 
 

SILVER

Lugol’s Iodine Free S&H
J.Crow’s® Lugol’s Iodine Solution. Restore lost reserves.
Ccws™ Candida Cell Wall Suppressor
Find out why we are the worlds no 1 Treatment for Yeast In...
The Tesla Shield™
Transformational Technology For Mind Body And Soul.
Native Remedies - People & Pets
Extensive line of herbal and homeopathic remedies for people ...
 
 
Back To Top How many people click on the sponsord links? Become a Sponsor



 


Guest Book - Liver Flush FAQ - News - Link Exchange - Add URL - How To Exchange Links? - About Global Directory

Terms of Service - Privacy Policy - Spam Policy - Disclaimer - Guidelines & Rules - Forum Trolls - Fair use notice

Homepages:  Owen - Wrenn - Maya


CureZone Newsletter is distributed in partnership with www.netatlantic.com


Contact Us - About - Sponsors - Stats



Copyright 2014  curezone.com


fetched in 0.90 sec at 10/23/2014 3:02:20 AM, requested by 54.161.192.135, referred by http://curezone.com/blogs/fm.asp?i=2031341 , requested 1 pages during this session, y=2