Maybe some can ignore whatever else the Bushies are doing to us in terms of the economy, freedoms, the constitution, or basic human rights, but, I think it's hard for anyone Republican, Democrat, human being, anyone, to ignore what he and his gang are doing to the environment and the future the planet and quality of life for the entire human race. The following was forwarded by a friend in Palo Alto where Robert F. Kennedy spoke recently at a Commonwealth Club forum.
...An excerpt of the speech he gave at the Commonwealth Club in Palo alto a few weeks ago appeared in the San Jose Mercury You can listen to the entire speech (38 minutes) on the link at the Commonwealth website. Their archives are a bit unfriendly to search through but look for the audio link to the speech on Sep 09 2004. It's also slow to load but worth listening to.
They have installed the most irresponsible polluters and the lobbyists from
those companies as the heads of virtually all the agencies, sub-secretariats
and even Cabinet positions that are charged with protecting the American people
from environmental injury. The head of the Forest Service today is probably
the most rapacious timber industry lobbyist in American history. The head of
public lands is a mining industry lobbyist who believes that public lands are
unconstitutional. The head of the Air Division at the EPA is a utility
lobbyist who has represented the worst polluters in America for 20 years. The
head of the Superfund is a woman whose former job was advising companies how to
avoid Superfund. It’s a good idea to bring business people into government, to
bring that experience and expertise. But these individuals did not enter
government service for the purpose of promoting the public interest but to
subvert the very laws that they are now charged with enforcing...
He also has a recent book out Crimes Against Nature which I've found at the library in Livermore and placed a hold on, I would imagine it's available in other libraries as well or via Amazon.