Skip to comments.No skimmers in sight as oil floods into Mississippi waters
Posted on 06/27/2010 7:31:55 AM PDT by Nachum
GULFPORT, Miss. A morning flight over the Mississippi Sound showed long, wide ribbons of orange-colored oil for as far as the eye could see and acres of both heavy and light sheen moving into the Sound between the barrier islands. What was missing was any sign of skimming operations from Horn Island to Pass Christian. U.S. Rep. Gene Taylor got off the flight angry. "Its criminal whats going on out there," Taylor said minutes later. "This doesnt have to happen. A scientist onboard, Mike Carron with the Northern Gulf Institute, said with this scenario,
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“Its criminal whats going on out there,” Taylor said minutes later. “
No kidding Mr. Taylor, but The One says that the skimmers “May” be “needed elsewhere”.
And with the drilling shutdown because they presumably ‘saw a danger’ with the other wells, those skimmers are tied up until The ONe needs another crisis.
Oil dispersant manufacturer NALCO is associated with Exelon
which was Rahm Emanuel's first big deal on Wall Street,
and with ComEd -for which Axelrod did the PR which Bill Ayers' father was CEO.
ComED & Exelon are connected to NALCO through UChicago Argonne and Fermilab.
UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC--Stimulus Contract: $163,724,912.00 DOE May 22, 2009
“Its criminal whats going on out there,” Taylor said minutes later. “This doesnt have to happen.
Oh yes it does
He’s a Marxist and this is what he wants.
Obama Espoused Radical Views in College [advocated revolution] Dr. John Drew PhD : --- who knew him very well as a gay passionate Marxist.
Music to read this thread by...
Wow good stuff on this thread here is another Your All Going To Die type article
The Coming Gulf Coast Firestorm: How the BP oil catastrophe could destroy a major U.S. city
I am having trouble keeping up with all the hysteria but one thing is the fault lay’s squarely on obama’s shoulders look at all the help he refused, how he did nothing, etc.
He MUST be impeached!
Here's the biggest one in the world still tied up at Hampton Roads, VA. It can process 500,000 barrels a day and is still waiting for the EPA and Coast Guard red tape to unravel and permits to join in. Nobody seems to have any idea when it will be allowed to head to the Gulf - or even if it will be allowed to do so.
destruction by design
We're gonna take this from a crummy commie Kenyan fag?
Wicker blamed bureaucracy and the president, but said, Mississippi has been a champ from the beginning of this.
He also said he noticed BP has been slow to accept prevention plans from local governments.”
OBAMA is the one who is supposed to give a crap and make sure this gets done RIGHT. Instead, he's busy watching the World Cup and congratulating the team or partying.
OBAMA doesn't want anything done to STOP the destruction. He wants THIS to serve as a disaster that will forever mar our land and people to STOP DRILLING OFF THE COAST ANYWHERE! OBAMA would like you to believe that ALL drilling off the coast will have something like this happen ALL the time. This is WHY he is fighting the removal of the moratorium on drilling off the coast for OIL that our country desperately needs so we can STOP being dependent on our ENEMIES. OBAMA is totally EVIL.
Our country is probably too broke to pay for that huge oil skimmer but shouldn’t the money from BP go towards that FIRST!
How’s Jack Squat Barry handling things now, Governor Haley Barbour? =.=
Definately a song of the day...
This is truly a “man caused disaster”.
Is Obama a switch hitter?
Is that why he is empathic to “gays”?
The Kenyan wants maximum damage from this spill to achieve his political agenda. This is all by design.
“Let there be chaos.” This is all the Coward-Piven strategy and according to Obama’s plan to remake America.
The left sees this as a once in a lifetime opportunity to ram their environmental agenda through.
Here you go...
“If one is immoral enough to purposely pollute the GOM, I can only figure there are no limits on other fronts( or backs). “
Obama WANTS this to happen so the sheeple will believe that ALL off shore drilling will have this happen again. Obama wants U.S. to be dependent on our enemies, impoverish U.S. with HIGH prices and “level the playing field”. He will point to THIS as his justification - the MESS HE IS DOING NOTHING ABOUT. It doesn’t have to be THIS way and HE KNOWS THAT.
Nah! That BP dough is more important in Obammy's slush fund. He'll need it for the next couple of elections,... if we have them.
Besides, there are probably nonunion workers on that skimmer and everyone knows it is against the law for them to work in the Gulf unless he waives the Jones Act - which he probably won't unless he's sure it is too late to save the Gulf.
My question is, why are the Republicans not screaming from the rafters about this outrage and everything else going on in the Gulf and demand he take action? Is Bobby Jindal the only one with a pulse? Even then, I haven't heard a peep from him for serveral days now!
“This is truly a man caused disaster.”
A ‘ONE man caused disaster’...Obama!
Part of this is the media.... When Katrina hit, it was "All Katrina, all the time", with the BP oil spill - it's McChrystal, it's Bambi's golf game, it's algore, it's anything else.....
“According to the Environmental Protection Agency about 1.08 million gallons of dispersant have been deployed in the Gulf, with 779,000 gallons used on the surface and 303,000 gallons used under the water.”
Which was ‘coincidently’, the amount of Corexist that NALCO had sitting in warehouses unused because it was outlawed in most other countries. NALCO was due to lose a bunch of money if they couldn’t sell it and had to pay to get rid of it.
Obama wouldn’t let the Dutch ships SKIM the oil off the top (and they offered to do it for FREE), because they would leave 1% of the oil in the processed water. EPA determined that was much more dangerous than leaving ALL the oil in the water and adding dangerous and expensive dispersant to it.
They couldn’t waive the JONES ACT to allow other nations to help us. BUT, they could waive the MMS rules to allow the spill to occur in the first place, and then waived the Environmental Impact Rules to allow the Corexit to be used in never before attempted LARGE QUANTITIES.
We have always fought against ORGANIZED CRIME SYNDICATES in our nation, but now our GOVERNMENT is an ORGANIZED CRIME SYNDICATE.
The DUTCH offered to send their ship over to the GULF and skim up the oil FOR FREE.
It doesn't get much cheaper than that.
Agreed...It is on purpose and the thuggery needs to be addressed at the highest “legal authority!”
save for later
No word from greepeace about skimmers? how odd. /s
According to the local newS ,only 20 skimmers were sent to the gulf.THE OTHER 1500 WERE KEPT IN PORT JUST IN CASE OF ANOTHER SPILL !!!!!! OBAMA wanted the oil to hit the beaches and do as much damage as possible.
King Obama let this happen.
He is a communists!
Glad you mentioned that.
This is not the LARGEST oil spill on record. Someone posted a map showing graphically the oil spills around the world, and this one was one of the smallest.
BUT, the DANGER will come from the HANDLING of the MESS.
We are a nation that had the resources, the money, and the offer of total cooperation from other nations (without charge) to deal with this released oil and prevent any damage.Other nations, which had larger spills, less money, less 'emergency boom equipment' in preparedness, older technology, and less help, performed much better.
When the President of the nation, with all the government services, and the various military and guard manpower, is unable to facilitate a quick and effective response.... it is not because he can't......it is because he doesn't want to.
GRRRRREAT thread! Thanks to all posters.
The only good thing that I can say about Obama's response to the BP Gulf disaster is that it will be the last nail in the coffin of the Democrat Party in November and to celebrate that suicidal demise, here is a link to a New Orleans style funeral dirge that I think the whole country should be playing in November Just a Closer Walk with Thee
I think that it was the movie, Dr. No, that had a scene using that song in a New Orleans Funeral procession.
Yes , if the criminals were out of the loop this could be handled very quickly and effectively.
If you are just going to give amnesty to entire third world countries and let them move in, you need to make sure the environment matches their lifestyle. Why would Obama care what the Gulf ends up like? It's not going to be part of the United States anymore.
I have a question.
If the JONES ACT is what is prohibiting FOREIGN SHIPS from OFFERING FREE SKIMMING (which makes the whole thing a lie because American UNION employees would not be getting PAID at all, therefore the JONES ACT doesn’t even apply), how is it that BP, which is a FOREIGN company is working in the GULF, operating SHIPS, and as of this moment, is in complete control of the area and the coastal regions?
Did someone in the administration give them another waiver?
Very good thinking, yes, they are pirates operating lawlessly!
BP and TRANSOCEAN were working in the Gulf on this site since February. Since they are not American owned companies, how did they get away with violating the Jones Act? Are all their ships American owned?
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