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The Oil Spill Stories that even the Conservative Media Refuse to Cover
Conservative Examiner ^ | 6/17/2010 | Anthony G. Martin

Posted on 06/17/2010 7:45:53 AM PDT by Welshman007

As the deepening crisis of the catastrophic Gulf oil disaster continues to unfold, several oil spill stories of major importance have been virtually ignored. Even the conservative media have refused by and large to cover these stories.

Conservative Examiner was among the first to break these stories, yet to this day not a single major media outlet has been willing to report them, not even Fox News or conservative talk radio.

These stories are explosive, conclusive, factually verified, and of utmost importance to understanding what is truly happening in the Gulf and the scenario that led to it.

First, on June 4 Conservative Examiner reported that Coast Guard log records indicate that the U.S. government was fully aware within 3 hours of the Gulf oil spill that the gusher would be a major disaster that would at least equal that of the Exxon-Valdez tanker spill in Alaska. Obama was informed of that information.

Here is a copy of the actual official log directly from the U.S. Coast Guard, via the Center for Public Integrity.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: algore; apollo; bhofail; blacksgone; bp; chemicaldispersants; citigroup; georgesoros; goldmansachs; gulfoildisaster; nalco; obama; oilspill; rahmemanuel; superoiltankers; uscoastguard

1 posted on 06/17/2010 7:45:53 AM PDT by Welshman007
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To: Welshman007

ping


2 posted on 06/17/2010 7:48:20 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Welshman007

If our country actually needs a “Center for Public Integrity” we may already be beyond hope.


3 posted on 06/17/2010 7:49:27 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: Welshman007

http://www.libertyjuice.com/2010/06/17/new-rnc-ad-slams-obama-on-oil-response-why-didnt-you-pick-up-the-phone/


4 posted on 06/17/2010 7:52:17 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Take back our country on November 2, 2010.)
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To: Welshman007
Can't agree with the writer's premise that nobody has pointed this out.

Perhaps not all of the details, but I've been aware for several weeks that the WH knew early on how bad this was going to be.

It's still early. This will all come out over time.

Drip, drip, drip...

5 posted on 06/17/2010 7:55:45 AM PDT by THX 1138 ("Harry, I have a gift.")
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To: Welshman007

Yep finger pointing is very important at this stage of the game. At some point all this maybe of some value but right now the major objective should be to contain as much crude as possible and complete the relief wells.


6 posted on 06/17/2010 7:55:48 AM PDT by deport
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To: Welshman007
Wait, are we saying the "most trasnparent Administration in history" is not telling us all there is about the oil leak?

I'm sorry but I call balderdash. I mean we all voted for Hope-N-Change® right? This is not possible, it just can't be...

(Do I really need the "sarc" tag here?)

7 posted on 06/17/2010 8:00:04 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the next one...)
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To: Welshman007

marking for later.


8 posted on 06/17/2010 8:01:49 AM PDT by chris37
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To: deport

Au contraire. 0bama’s lies and dysfunction need to be pointed out “early and often”. Particularly all his turning down of help.

Have the Dutch ships arrived yet?


9 posted on 06/17/2010 8:09:35 AM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Welshman007

10 posted on 06/17/2010 8:12:07 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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More excerpted from the article:

Thus, when Barack Obama stated in his speech to the nation Tuesday night that he had 'been on top of the crisis since Day One'--his oft-repeated line--what he actually means is that he knew from Day One that this was a looming catastrophe of historic proportions, but did nothing. Offers of help from the Netherlands and at least a dozen countries were flatly turned down. Mega oil tankers that have the ability to vacuum up large areas of oil slick sat empty and were not deployed to the scene.

And that brings us to the second major story that Conservative Examiner was among the first to report but remains largely ignored not only by the mainstream media but the conservative media as well.

The primary line of defense against the spill that was employed by BP was the use of chemical dispersants manufactured and sold by a company called NALCO. These dispersants are toxic and pose a threat to wildlife and human life.

Obama allowed BP to handle the crisis on its own knowing full well how the company would go about attempting to clean up the spill, including the use of the chemical dispersants.

We know this because at one point Obama publicly ordered BP to stop using the chemicals. But that appeared to be only window dressing. We now know that BP continued to use the dispersants, resulting in the oil sinking beneath the surface, out of sight. That oil is now sitting on top of the sand on the Gulf floor along the beaches of the region, but it cannot be seen with the naked eye unless one reaches into the water and scoops up a handful of sand, which will be soaking with oil.

Why would a company rely solely on the use of a chemical dispersant to deal with a spill of this magnitude? Follow the money.

As reported by Conservative Examiner, BP is heavily invested in NALCO, the company that manufactures and sells the chemical dispersant. NALCO is a so-called 'green' company that Obama and other Left-leaning individuals and corporations prefer due to its development of water purification systems.

The major recipients of the taxpayer funded 'bailout' of large Wall Street corporations are heavily invested in NALCO, including Goldman-Sachs, Citigroup, Berkshire Hathaway, Blackstone, Apollo, and BP itself.

A further look will reveal major individual investors in NALCO--individuals who are connected with Leftwing causes--George Soros, Tony Rezko, Al Gore, Warren Buffett, John Holdren, and Maurice Strong--all of whom have close ties to Barack Obama.

"... Obama's Chicago pal and Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, lived rent-free in an apartment provided by the consulting firm that has been helping BP change its image from an oil company to a 'green energy' company.

Interestingly, this story was the only one widely reported in the mainstream media, but not in the aftermath of the Gulf oil disaster.

The media conveniently ignored the Rahm Emanuel connection to BP, although it had reported prior to the disaster the appearance of conflict-of-interest in the arrangement.

The bottom line? This still-burgeoning catastrophe has Barack Obama's failures written all over it along with the smoking gun of Leftwing activists, big government, and large Obama-friendly corporations all lying snugly together in a sardine can.

Yet the large media outlets have said nary a word about it.

11 posted on 06/17/2010 8:13:35 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: Fred Nerks; null and void; stockpirate; george76; PhilDragoo; Candor7; rxsid; MeekOneGOP; ...
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. . . . OT. - Article and # 11.

12 posted on 06/17/2010 8:17:03 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: WayneS

Eh? Where else would we put the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice????


13 posted on 06/17/2010 8:21:03 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 511 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Cold Heart

Not sure any Dutch ships are scheduled to arrive or were ever offered. However some skimmers they are providing maybe operational now, not sure.

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0601/BP-oil-spill-Will-the-sweeping-arm-system-from-the-Dutch-help


14 posted on 06/17/2010 8:36:59 AM PDT by deport
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To: LucyT
The bottom line? This still-burgeoning catastrophe has Barack Obama's failures written all over it along with the smoking gun of Leftwing activists, big government, and large Obama-friendly corporations all lying snugly together in a sardine can.

Your ping may be OT but VERY important! BO being *on top* of anything is a joke. He's not qualified enough to run a lemonade stand.

15 posted on 06/17/2010 8:38:12 AM PDT by azishot (J.D. Hayworth...U.S. Senator FOR Arizona...http://www.jdforsenate.com/)
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To: LucyT

Yelp...Keep posting about NALCO anytime you can. IMO it’s the smoking gun as to why BO didn’t answer the phone @3AM.


16 posted on 06/17/2010 8:39:59 AM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: azishot

“He’s not qualified enough to run a lemonade stand.”

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But he’s dynamite with a blackjack or a plastic bag!
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17 posted on 06/17/2010 8:40:11 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: Mad Dawgg

“Do I really need the “sarc” tag here?”

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Unfortunately, this is the ‘new’ freerepublic....
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18 posted on 06/17/2010 8:43:51 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: Welshman007; LucyT
Read the article how they "vacuum cleaned" a much larger spill in Saudi waters very effective!

The total outdated unionized Jones act prevents us from using this method, which also killed the previous U.S. Merchant Marine!!

The U.S. union philosophy (steal and robber) is more important than our pristine beaches, fisheries, and other livelihoods in the Gulf!!!

19 posted on 06/17/2010 9:35:24 AM PDT by danamco (")
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To: danamco

Has anyone from the White Hut given an explanation on why the Jones Act is not waived?


20 posted on 06/17/2010 9:58:56 AM PDT by bergmeid (Stop the assault on the Gulf Coast!)
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To: null and void
I thought that was handled by the Ministry of Moral Hygene...
21 posted on 06/17/2010 10:17:08 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: Mad Dawgg

It’s hard to be transparent when you’re covered in oil.


22 posted on 06/17/2010 10:17:52 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: bergmeid
IIRC GWB waived it soon after Katrina hit without asking the union???

The usurper said he works very close with Andy Stern, so here may be your answer!!!

23 posted on 06/17/2010 11:20:37 AM PDT by danamco (")
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