Skip to comments.Serious Allegation: Obama Administration Covering Up a "Volcano"-Magnitude BP Oil Leak
Posted on 05/06/2010 3:37:57 PM PDT by quesney
We have been informed by sources in the US Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Florida Department of Environmental Protection that the Obama White House and British Petroleum (BP), which pumped $71,000 into Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign -- more than John McCain or Hillary Clinton, are covering up the magnitude of the volcanic-level oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico and working together to limit BP's liability for damage caused by what can be called a "mega-disaster."
Obama and his senior White House staff, as well as Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, are working with BP's chief executive officer Tony Hayward on legislation that would raise the cap on liability for damage claims from those affected by the oil disaster from $75 million to $10 billion. However, WMR's federal and Gulf state sources are reporting the disaster has the real potential cost of at least $1 trillion. Critics of the deal being worked out between Obama and Hayward point out that $10 billion is a mere drop in the bucket for a trillion dollar disaster but also note that BP, if its assets were nationalized, could fetch almost a trillion dollars for compensation purposes. There is talk in some government circles, including FEMA, of the need to nationalize BP in order to compensate those who will ultimately be affected by the worst oil disaster in the history of the world.
Plans by BP to sink a 4-story containment dome over the oil gushing from a gaping chasm one kilometer below the surface of the Gulf, where the oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and killed 11 workers on April 20, and reports that one of the leaks has been contained is pure public relations disinformation designed to avoid panic and demands for greater action by the Obama administration, according to FEMA and Corps of Engineers sources. Sources within these agencies say the White House has been resisting releasing any "damaging information" about the oil disaster. They add that if the ocean oil geyser is not stopped within 90 days, there will be irreversible damage to the marine eco-systems of the Gulf of Mexico, north Atlantic Ocean, and beyond. At best, some Corps of Engineers experts say it could take two years to cement the chasm on the floor of the Gulf.
Only after the magnitude of the disaster became evident did Obama order Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to declare the oil disaster a "national security issue." Although the Coast Guard and FEMA are part of her department, Napolitano's actual reasoning for invoking national security was to block media coverage of the immensity of the disaster that is unfolding for the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean and their coastlines.
They can change the name of the Gulf of Mexico to the Last Gasp of Obama if true.
When I first heard about this spill, my first thought was ‘the white house must be drooling about this chance to nationalize another industry.
Never let a crisis go to waste.
The MSM is the equivalent of Rachel Maddow and Olbie now.
They will spin this for Obama and wonder why they have ZERO credibility!
I think Barry should nationalize vagina’s and stop the monthly flow there.
Makes as much sense to me.
tinfoil hat time...
High Crimes and Misdemeanors that rise to the level of impeachable offenses.
The entire article is written as “worst case” scenario hyperbole. Somebody shorting the energy industry IMO
I’m not buying it. Barry0 and his merry band of Marxist looters are doing all they can to over hype this spill IMO.
Typical tea bagger's reaction. 0bagger doesn't know what national security means. He thinks it should be invoked when his ass is on the line.
What a disaster!
“Somebody shorting the energy industry IMO”
Well I guess I better sell the camp on Magazille....Won’t be much fishing there!
Because no one will notice the oil as it washes up on shore?
Yes, the reality is they’re “over hyping” it to further their “green” agenda.. Cap & Trade crap. Obama was FOR offshore drilling before he was AGAINST it. Of course, when he said he supported it only 2 short weeks ago, he KNEW sabotage was planned when he said it.
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