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Published on February 4th, 2013 | by DeSmog Blog

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Buying Wind Power Protesters — Why Not?



$20 an hour to protest a wind farm — if you need to money and can leave your conscience at home, why not! Confused? Here’s more info:



Mystery Company Posts Job Opportunity For Anti Wind Power Protesters (via Desmogblog)

Earlier this week, a Craigslist posting popped up that had that fresh stink of industry astroturf. The posting, listed for New York City, was from a mysterious company known only as “Ovation,” who was looking to hire “volunteers” to protest the construction of wind farms in Scotland and England…



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  • jonesey jonesey

    How you get Dec 31, 1969: In Unix operating systems, the date represented by a zero value is Jan 1, 1970. Subtract a few hours for US time, and you get Dec 31, 1969.

  • Tom G.

    If the Supreme Court believes corporations are people then why can people act like corporations? Corporations consistently use their money to buy influence in local, state and federal governments.

    So tell me, who is fronting the money for those in favor of wind turbine to be across the street?

    • Bob_Wallace

      Probably no one.

      There’s no need to pay people to support clean energy. Many millions of us already do. Including a lot of Republicans.

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