Word for the day: VOTE
This election has brought out some very, very strong feelings and fears in Americans. Some people have become so discouraged at the goings on in congress that they’ve given up, figuring our votes don’t matter.
But while we may not have the impact we wish, when we choose not to vote, we are saying that there is no hope. Staying with the fight for change means overcoming our fears and making a stand wherever we can.
Those of you in swing states ( Ohio, New Hampshire, Virginia, Florida, Nevada, Iowa, West Virginia and Colorado) are especially important to the success of an agenda that includes environmental causes.
If you don’t believe Obrama has done enough for the environment, check out this post from the Sierra Club or this one in the Washington Post highlighting what he has done in his first term despite the opposition.
Or take a look at this comparison between Obama and Romney (scroll down) when it comes to environmental issues.
We ask you to vote your conscience. Vote your beliefs. Vote as you must. But vote.
For more posts on why to vote and info on issues that might concern you see this voters carnival at The Big Green Purse.
Lynn Colwell and Corey Colwell-Lipson are mother and daughter and authors of Celebrate Green! Creating Eco-Savvy Holidays, Celebrations and Traditions for the Whole Family, and founders of Green Halloween®.