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Michael McGEE

"Bring the Troops Home NOW !"

Quinault, WA, USA
male, age 63
Speaks: french, english
Joined Nov 13, 2006

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Groups (AGR) A Green Road, Addressing Global Warming
Hometown Quinault, WA / Strasbourg, FRANCE 
Birthday Dec 18, 1954  
Languages french, english  
About Me I've lived in France for the last 25 years. I particularly love to travel in the Basque country, Corsica, Brittany and the Vosges mountains in Alsace. But paradise for me is the primal rain forest in the Olympic Peninsula where I have a cabin on Lake Quinault. I work in the renewable energy sector and I am also preparing a consumer's guide on eco-mobility and less polluting vehicules for the European market this coming year.
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Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Christian - Catholic  
Eating Habits Sea food, Cheese and Wine, Seasonal fruits and vegetables, Aspiring healthy eater, Still love Chocolate though!, A well balanced diet, Almost Vegetarian, But I do enjoy a good steak  
Wild Fact About Me
My Philosophy Do unto others as you would have them do unto you!
What Gives Me Hope
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Organize referendums for important questions in the community ; replace military service with a mandatory civil service for young people ; drastically cut the military budget and redirect money to health, educational and humanitarian services ; launch a "New Deal" project for renewable energies.
What/who changed my life and why I studied for 1 year at the US Air Force Academy in 1973, just before the end of the Viet-Nam war. I experienced first-hand how the military can brutally transform normal young men into sadistic, unthinking, professional killing machines.
This experience taught me to think critically about American history and the news media and ultimately changed the direction of my life.
What Bugs Me injustice, indifference, arrogance, People whom do harm unto others, Evil people, George Bush, Those who hurt others weaker than them  
Passions making a difference, love, earth, environment, other cultures, traveling, reading, cycling  
Inspirations love, the beauty of nature, the sun coming up, the sound of the ocean, the wind, rain, peacemakers, good people, courage  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, current USA administration, George W. Bush, global warming  
Role Models Ralph Nader, Rachel Corrie, Nelson Mandela, Gerry Adams, Saladin, Malcolm X, Crazy Horse, Leonard Peltier, Dalai Lama, Anna Politkovskaya, Rosa Parks, Alexandra Kolantai  
Quotation ________________________

"And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." John F. Kennedy

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it." Upton Sinclair
Interests Activism, Travel/Adventure, music, movies, reading, recycling, ecology, environment, national parks, wildlife, photography  
Books Walden by HD Thoreau, For whom the Bell Tolls by E. Hemingway, Homage to Catalonia, Animal Farm, 1984 by George Orwell, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by D Brown  
Music Ethnic folk music, Celtic/Irish, Eco-Folk, bluegrass, country, soft rock  
Movies One flew over the Cuckoo's nest, To Kill a Mockingbird, King of Hearts / Le Roi de Coeur, Johnny got his gun, Dances with Wolves, Milagro, La chronique des annees de braise, Quemada!, Doctor Zhivago  
TV Shows The Colbert Report, Red State Update  
Favorite Foods salmon, lobster, shrimp, fruit, French cuisine, Mexican food, Middle eastern and Greek foods  
Favorite Places The rain forest in the Olympic Peninsula, New Zealand, The coast of Ireland, Paris France, Strasbourg, The Black forest - Germany, Alsace, Corsica, The Basque country  
Can't Live Without Hope, Love, Courage  
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