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Hank Green: Hello, I’m in Maine.

Maine is a very nice place. John and I are starting another temporary project. It's not going to last very long because its central focus isn't going to last very long.

It is called Obama’s Idiots and it is, as you may imagine, concerning the 2008 presidential race. So it's at During this project, John and I will be raising money for democratic candidates and if we reach certain goals, we will do painful/embarrassing things to ourselves/myself because I have not actually gotten John to agree to do this yet.

But John will definitely be delivering informative political commentary and news, and I will definitely be punishing myself in return for people giving money to Barack Obama and other Democratic candidates, including Daniel Biss, who is the first candidate that we are doing stuff for. There was a comment left on the Obama’s Idiots channel that if all the vlogbrothers were going to be doing was delivering environmental and Democratic propaganda, they were not going to pay attention anymore. I kind of agree with the Democratic propaganda, like, I don’t want that to be what Nerdfighting is, and I am 100% in favor of there being Republican Nerdfighters, but I don’t know if I want anybody here who is anti-environment, because being a Nerdfighter is about respect and caring for people other than yourself.

It’s about appreciating people for who they are. It’s about giving other people chances. And I think that we should include in that group of people who we are giving the chance to be themselves and to live up to the full potential of who they are.

I think we should be including the people from the future. The people like my kids and your kids. Because I think that we only have one rock to live on and this rock needs to be protected this year, next year, for the next hundred years, for the next millennia.

I think we need to make sure that this is a place were people can live. I don’t want my kids to inherit a poisonous ball of slime. Environmentalism isn't about today, it is about the future, it is about what we are doing now, affecting the people of the future.

And if it is not the most important issue to you I completely understand. Healthcare is pretty much just as important, if not more important, because it affects me personally. But if you are anti-environment, if you want to go out there and destroy this, yeah, I don’t know that you can be a nerdfighter.

If you, if that’s your thing, if destroying the world is your thing, I think that that’s kind of tobian and tobian is a word that I just made up. Decepticon-y, I don’t know, tobian sounds good, is sounds evil, tobian. And I hope you don’t mind that I’m thinking that, because it is hard not to think that when you are somewhere as beautiful as this place is.

So that’s all I have for you today, from this beautiful day on the Maine coast. And I am going to go get some ice cream. John, I will see you later.