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Obama chooses Unions and Environmentalists over Americans in Gulf
Blue Collar Muse blog ^ | 6-28-2010 | Blue Collar Muse

Posted on 06/28/2010 12:38:38 PM PDT by Blue Collar Muse

At issue are resources for cleaning up oil spills known as skimmers. They have a variety of designs, applications and capacities. But skimmer technology is proven and in daily use around the world. Recognizing large spills need large capacity skimmers, the Market has developed just such products.

These products are being offered to the US from all over the world. But the Obama administration refuses to accept them. There are are two basic reasons why, one environmental and one rooted in protectionist labor policy. President Obama cares more about the interests of Labor Unions and Environmentalists than he does everyday Americans being devastated by the oil spill.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Science
KEYWORDS: gulfcleanup; responsibility; skimmers; superskimmers

1 posted on 06/28/2010 12:38:39 PM PDT by Blue Collar Muse
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To: Blue Collar Muse
Related story from earlier
2 posted on 06/28/2010 12:42:41 PM PDT by P.O.E. ("Danger is My Beer" - Rev. Dr. Fred Lane)
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To: Blue Collar Muse

This will and should be the biggest political issue of the day. What an outrage!


3 posted on 06/28/2010 12:44:49 PM PDT by EscondidoSurfer
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To: Blue Collar Muse

FUBO


4 posted on 06/28/2010 12:46:23 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Blue Collar Muse

Burns my backside (being nice), crank up that big boat, get it skimming, let BamBam stop it THEN maybe something would be done from pressure. Course we know that will never happen. I do say again, the southern Gov’s should file suit to start using it.

This could turn out to be BamBam’s waterloo.

Unions before national good ya know.


5 posted on 06/28/2010 1:49:13 PM PDT by gulfcoast6
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To: Blue Collar Muse

Burns my backside (being nice), crank up that big boat, get it skimming, let BamBam stop it THEN maybe something would be done from pressure. Course we know that will never happen. I do say again, the southern Gov’s should file suit to start using it.

This could turn out to be BamBam’s waterloo.

Unions before national good ya know.


6 posted on 06/28/2010 1:49:18 PM PDT by gulfcoast6
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To: gulfcoast6

I think you’re going to see Jindal and some of the others start to get VERY ugly if the lack of engagement lasts more than a few more days. The cost to the states of Federal inaction is staggering. And considering that many Southern states have large Conservative contingents, it lends credence to the “Obama is just ignoring those with mutual bad opinions of one another” scenario. Some of the states are starting to hire assets independent of the feds. Not a bad strategy. We’ll see how it all washes out (no pun intended).


7 posted on 06/28/2010 8:08:15 PM PDT by Blue Collar Muse
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