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[-] [email protected] 38 points 6 months ago

Eco-terrorism sure does sound better and better every day.

[-] [email protected] 12 points 6 months ago

Trust me, right before 9/11, the government was wondering how to get EarthFirst! classified as a real terror group (especially to take eyes off of the far right groups). Timber folks were getting tired of repairing equipment and dealing with spiked trees. Be safe.

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