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Oil Spill Reaches Mississippi River (Obama Sends SWAT Teams to Oil Rigs)
cbs ^ | 4/29/10 | cbs/ap

Posted on 04/29/2010 6:32:02 PM PDT by Nachum

Faint fingers of oily sheen have reached the mouth of Mississippi River, the vanguard of a massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The slick is making its way toward a delicate environment of birds, marine life and some of the nation's richest seafood grounds.

By sunset Thursday, the oil had creeped into South Pass of the river and was lapping at the shoreline in long, thin lines.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoenvironment; deephorz; energy; oil; oilspill; rigs; spill; swat
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1 posted on 04/29/2010 6:32:03 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

What is the purpose for the SWAT teams?


2 posted on 04/29/2010 6:33:02 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: Nachum

Why have we not been on top of this? WTF?


3 posted on 04/29/2010 6:33:45 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: Nachum

Next up. BATF assaults on coal mines. LOL


4 posted on 04/29/2010 6:34:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping


5 posted on 04/29/2010 6:34:02 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

SWAT teams???


6 posted on 04/29/2010 6:35:20 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: SoldierDad

Is it possible the explosion was from ecoterrorism?


7 posted on 04/29/2010 6:35:58 PM PDT by hecht (NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM)
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To: hecht

Maybe Racist White Christian Tea Party Terrorists.....bammy wouldn’t sick the dogs on his own pals


8 posted on 04/29/2010 6:37:38 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: hecht

Naw. Just a reason for the locals to dress up and play.


9 posted on 04/29/2010 6:37:56 PM PDT by Comanche
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To: GoCards

There ain’t nothing but big mosquitos and muskrats at the South Pass.


10 posted on 04/29/2010 6:38:52 PM PDT by dusttoyou (libs are all wee wee'd up and no place to go)
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To: hecht

I was wondering the EXACT same thing.......that some form of sabotage.


11 posted on 04/29/2010 6:38:52 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: SoldierDad
What is the purpose for the SWAT teams?

They are there to protect the oil spill to promote our soon to be dictator in chief.

12 posted on 04/29/2010 6:38:53 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: hecht

Or, even from within the bowels of the Obozo Admin so that he could recind his proposal to begin offshore drilling in 2012?


13 posted on 04/29/2010 6:42:15 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: Nachum

How long did that take??

Imagine if Bush were still President.

Obama’s fault!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


14 posted on 04/29/2010 6:43:41 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Nachum

I’m sure o and Cbs are just making a joke,c’mon it’s just the President of The United States and the old media kidding around.


15 posted on 04/29/2010 6:44:47 PM PDT by mdittmar (May God watch over those who serve,and have served,to keep us free (http://teapartypatriots.org)
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To: Nachum
http://www.wafb.com/Global/story.asp?S=12379728

Oil on shore now.

16 posted on 04/29/2010 6:46:02 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Dallas59

“”SWAT teams???””

Who are they going to shoot??


17 posted on 04/29/2010 6:48:04 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: TornadoAlley3

They have no legal authority beyond 12 miles. Pull the ladders up and tell them to go to hell.


18 posted on 04/29/2010 6:48:31 PM PDT by rogertarp
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To: rogertarp
http://www.esl.lsu.edu/quicklinks/best_of_esl/oil

images oil spill

19 posted on 04/29/2010 6:51:27 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Dallas59

He’s like a little boy playing policeman.


20 posted on 04/29/2010 6:57:27 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: dusttoyou

There ain’t nothing but big mosquitos and muskrats at the South Pass

I’ve been there myself a few times fishing for the big ones probably about where that rig was.


21 posted on 04/29/2010 6:58:45 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Nachum

I doubt it. The SW pass flows out.


22 posted on 04/29/2010 7:10:24 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (e)
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To: Nachum
Obama Sends SWAT Teams to Oil Rigs

He's taking a big risk. There are still a lot of senior citizen Tea Partiers out there looking to make their move.

23 posted on 04/29/2010 7:12:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (0basma's father was a British subject. He can't be a "natural-born" citizen.)
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To: TigersEye

I smell Elf.


24 posted on 04/29/2010 7:14:51 PM PDT by flaglady47 (To bastardize Samuel Johnson, tyranny is the last refuge of scoundrels)
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To: dusttoyou
There ain’t nothing but big mosquitos and muskrats at the South Pass.

I look forward to seeing video of Sierra Club volunteers wiping oil off of mosquitoes, muskrats and nutria. Are there any water moccasins in that area? lol

25 posted on 04/29/2010 7:15:42 PM PDT by TigersEye (0basma's father was a British subject. He can't be a "natural-born" citizen.)
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To: flaglady47

You smell Elf....I smell a rat with big ears


26 posted on 04/29/2010 7:18:56 PM PDT by Bullfrogg (American by birth, Irish by heritage, and hellraiser by choice)
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To: Nachum
All hail King Obama, our communists Muslim dictator.
27 posted on 04/29/2010 7:31:46 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: KosmicKitty

Repeat after me: “0bama hates oily people!” ;)


28 posted on 04/29/2010 7:33:41 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save the Earth. It's the only planet with Chocolate.)
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To: Nachum

There must be Texas Tea Party members there.


29 posted on 04/29/2010 7:38:51 PM PDT by RepublicanMeansAmerican
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

But who has the capability of going down 5,000 feet to place a device, or whatever? Who?


30 posted on 04/29/2010 7:42:10 PM PDT by savedbygrace (Rev 22:20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord)
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To: savedbygrace
"But who has the capability of going down 5,000 feet to place a device, or whatever? Who?

As long as the device sinks, you don't necessarily have to go down there with it. A rudimentary depth charge could be made without too much trouble.

31 posted on 04/29/2010 7:49:54 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Nachum
Is this Zer0’s Katrina moment?

He knew there was a disaster a week ago, but he's just now mobilizing the Federal Gov’t to help out.

There's no Dumbass Nagin; no Boo-Hoo Blanco; just Zer0 and his flunkies that have sat on their hands, pulling pork, for the past week while the evil oil company was trying to battle with gushing evil oil.

Zer0, this one’s on you!

32 posted on 04/29/2010 7:53:25 PM PDT by Noob1999 (LOOSE LIPS, SINK SHIPS)
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To: Nachum

I still believe that there is a real chance that this was an act of eco-terrorism. I think that’s why the SWAT teams are out. Think about it, imgaine the easy target that this platforms are. The damage that can be done both to our ecology and our economics.


33 posted on 04/29/2010 8:04:28 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Joe 6-pack

I was too loose with my phrasing. I didn’t mean a person had to go down 5,000 feet. But I think you over-simplify it. Explosive devices with a guidance system are sophisticated devices.

An unidentified vessel would not be able to get very close to the rig without notice.


34 posted on 04/29/2010 8:07:56 PM PDT by savedbygrace (Rev 22:20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord)
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To: Kartographer

You’re missing it, obviously the perps were disgruntaled
former veterans probably tea party members, maybe even
listeners of the radical glen beck. The same people that
want to keep little tommy from having health care and
carbon credits...


35 posted on 04/29/2010 8:10:50 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: savedbygrace

Google :˜make your own submersible” you would be surprised the “off the shelf” technology out there and don’t forget many of the countries that hate use send lots of people here to study and engineering is what a good portion of them study.

The SWAT Teams were sent for a reason and I don’t think they are holding “Tea Parties” on oil rigs and I don’t theink the are out there to scrub oil of sea guls!


36 posted on 04/29/2010 8:17:17 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

I agree with all that, but I don’t think it was an eco-terrorist group. I think it’s more sophisticated than that.

Just my gut, though.


37 posted on 04/29/2010 8:31:33 PM PDT by savedbygrace (Rev 22:20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord)
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To: savedbygrace

What good is an explosive devices going to do except spread the leak out wider?


38 posted on 04/29/2010 8:52:34 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Should people be questioning their government? Yes and "Where's the birth certificate?")
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To: B4Ranch

Huh?


39 posted on 04/29/2010 8:55:44 PM PDT by savedbygrace (Rev 22:20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord)
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To: tet68

Tea Party frog-men from the retirement home?


40 posted on 04/29/2010 8:57:26 PM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO - and all your terrorist buddies, too!)
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To: B4Ranch

Not now. They are talking about the cause of the original fire/explosion.


41 posted on 04/29/2010 8:59:11 PM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO - and all your terrorist buddies, too!)
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To: onemiddleamerican

Oh, OK


42 posted on 04/29/2010 9:11:48 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Should people be questioning their government? Yes and "Where's the birth certificate?")
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To: hecht
Is it possible the explosion was from ecoterrorism?

I'm trying to weigh the possibility that it wasn't.

43 posted on 04/29/2010 9:53:35 PM PDT by Hillbillary (I know how to deal with Communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: dandiegirl
"He’s like a little boy playing policeman."

There. Fixed it.

44 posted on 04/30/2010 12:03:50 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Be still & kneel before the know-nothing Omnipotent One, Il Douche' Jr., may fleas be upon him.)
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To: Nachum

Thank you for ping!


45 posted on 04/30/2010 5:52:55 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (The more violently twisted the mind, the more violently twisted the logic.- Sherlock Holmes.)
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To: Nachum

Bookmark


46 posted on 04/30/2010 6:16:03 AM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: Nachum
Here is a link to Obama's brief remarks about the federal response to the spill. He off-handedly mentions SWAT teams being sent to rigs. So far, I haven't heard anyone question this. SWAT teams sent where specifically? To do what? Aren't there any journalists out there? Any Freeepers on the rigs in the Gulf?
47 posted on 04/30/2010 6:25:32 AM PDT by Sharkfish
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To: Sharkfish

Thanks for that. Put the link up on my site.


48 posted on 04/30/2010 7:17:33 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum


The slick is making its way toward a delicate environment of birds,
marine life and some of the nation’s richest seafood grounds.

A delicate environment...shaped by rip-roaring hurricanes since pre-history.

(I don’t like the oil spill, but the affected areas will eventually
recover...Obama should thank BP because this event will probably
require hiring of clean-up technicians)


49 posted on 04/30/2010 7:30:27 AM PDT by VOA
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To: SoldierDad

Maybe he thinks he can bully and intimidate the “racist” oil that is going after Mayor Dinkin’s ‘choclate city”?


50 posted on 04/30/2010 8:38:25 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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