Eco-Heroes or Terrorists?
On October 16, 1997, my Eureka, California District Office was rocked by what sounded like a thunderous explosion. In fact, the sound was that of a 500-pound tree stump being dumped off a truck onto the office foyer floor. Upon responding to the horrific sound, my two female staff members were greeted by the visage of several Earth First! terrorists, one wearing a black ski mask, and another wearing dark goggles and a hood. The masked marauders — wearing combat boots and dressed in black from head to toe — and their cohorts, after the initial 'stump drop,' then dumped four large garbage bags of sawdust, pine needles and leaves all over the congressional office, over computers, desks and the floor. Full Story