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No skimmers in sight as oil floods into Mississippi waters
Mclatchy ^ | 6/27/10 | Karen Nelson

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. "It’s criminal what’s going on out there," Taylor said minutes later. "This doesn’t have to happen.” A scientist onboard, Mike Carron with the Northern Gulf Institute, said with this scenario,

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1 posted on 06/27/2010 7:32:10 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

http://www.nachumlist.com/bp.htm


2 posted on 06/27/2010 7:33:06 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...
The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

3 posted on 06/27/2010 7:33:57 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
On the bright side, Obama shot a 55 on the back nine yesterday.


4 posted on 06/27/2010 7:35:13 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Nachum

“It’s criminal what’s 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.


5 posted on 06/27/2010 7:35:19 AM PDT by Darksheare (Proudly buzzkilling the illusion of confidence in the progress of humanity for 35 years.)
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To: Nachum

bttt


6 posted on 06/27/2010 7:35:58 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Nachum
"Obama biggest recipient of BP cash
.. more than $3.5 million…with the largest chunk of their money going to Obama"

"British Petroleum (BP) pumped $71,000 into Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign"

"White House chief tied to BP adviser"

"Top PR firm for BP tied to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel"

Bombshell expose'. The real money is in the use of dispersements.
NALCO is based in Chicago with subsidiaries in Brazil, Russia, India, China and Indonesia. "

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

Million gallons of dispersant have been deployed containing PCB

7 posted on 06/27/2010 7:36:24 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Nachum

“It’s criminal what’s going on out there,” Taylor said minutes later. “This doesn’t have to happen.”

Oh yes it does

He’s a Marxist and this is what he wants.


8 posted on 06/27/2010 7:36:31 AM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: Nachum
Look at this

Obama Espoused Radical Views in College [advocated revolution] 
Dr. John Drew PhD : --- who knew him very well as a gay passionate Marxist.

http://www.breitbart.tv/the-b-cast-interview-was-obama-a-committed-marxist-in-college/

9 posted on 06/27/2010 7:37:35 AM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: DontTreadOnMe2009
U.S. exempted BP's Gulf of Mexico drilling from environmental impact study (Obama let it happen)"

Gulf oil spill: BP has a long record of legal, ethical violations "

Federal Regulator Repeatedly Failed to Inspect Deepwater Horizon "

"U.S. exempted BP's Gulf of Mexico drilling from environmental impact study"

"Obama admin exempted BP's Gulf drilling from environmental impact study "

"Obama sheltered BP's Deepwater Horizon rig from regulatory requirement"

"Red Flags Were Ignored Aboard Doomed Rig "

"US allowed drilling 'without required permits"

"U.S. Said to Allow Drilling Without Needed Permits"

10 posted on 06/27/2010 7:40:33 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Nachum

Music to read this thread by...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqZ95a249p0


11 posted on 06/27/2010 7:49:29 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Nachum

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

http://www.naturalnews.com/029082_Gulf_Coast_oil_spill.html

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.

http://opinion.financialpost.com/2010/06/25/lawrence-solomon-avertible-catastrophe/


12 posted on 06/27/2010 7:51:37 AM PDT by FromLori (FromLori)
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To: Nachum
I can only conclude that this is deliberate. The leak may have been started by accident, but the disaster is clearly exactly what Obama wants. He does not want to limit the damage. He wants to wreck the economy of the entire gulf region. He is actually standing in the way of clean up and relief efforts.

He MUST be impeached!

13 posted on 06/27/2010 7:54:22 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Nachum
No skimmers available?

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.

Giant oil skimmer makes stop in Norfolk on way to Gulf oil cleanup

14 posted on 06/27/2010 7:54:29 AM PDT by Gritty (Today the future lies between the certainty of decline and the probability of catastrophe-Mark Steyn)
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To: Nachum

destruction by design


15 posted on 06/27/2010 7:54:47 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: PGalt
lol fits perfectly...
16 posted on 06/27/2010 7:54:53 AM PDT by FromLori (FromLori)
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To: DontTreadOnMe2009
Where are the real men out there?

We're gonna take this from a crummy commie Kenyan fag?

17 posted on 06/27/2010 7:55:00 AM PDT by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: Nachum
“After the flight Wicker said he feels it’s not too late for President Barack Obama to accept help from other countries that have offered the services of their large oil-skimming boats.

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.”

Read more: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2010/06/26/96608/no-skimmers-in-sight-as-oil-floods.html#ixzz0s46XlP7I

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.

18 posted on 06/27/2010 7:56:38 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Gritty

Our country is probably too broke to pay for that huge oil skimmer but shouldn’t the money from BP go towards that FIRST!


19 posted on 06/27/2010 7:57:18 AM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: Nachum

How’s Jack Squat Barry handling things now, Governor Haley Barbour? =.=


20 posted on 06/27/2010 7:57:39 AM PDT by cranked
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To: PGalt

Definately a song of the day...


21 posted on 06/27/2010 7:57:52 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

This is truly a “man caused disaster”.


22 posted on 06/27/2010 7:58:11 AM PDT by stop_fascism
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To: DontTreadOnMe2009
“who knew him very well as a gay passionate Marxist.”

Is Obama a switch hitter?

Is that why he is empathic to “gays”?

23 posted on 06/27/2010 7:58:20 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Nachum

The Kenyan wants maximum damage from this spill to achieve his political agenda. This is all by design.


24 posted on 06/27/2010 8:01:17 AM PDT by headstamp 2 ("No Good Deed Goes Unpunished")
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To: Nachum

“Let there be chaos.” This is all the Coward-Piven strategy and according to Obama’s plan to remake America.


25 posted on 06/27/2010 8:02:13 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: headstamp 2

The left sees this as a once in a lifetime opportunity to ram their environmental agenda through.


26 posted on 06/27/2010 8:02:43 AM PDT by headstamp 2 ("No Good Deed Goes Unpunished")
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To: DontTreadOnMe2009
Obama Espoused Radical Views in College [advocated revolution] 
Dr. John Drew PhD : --- who knew him very well as a gay passionate Marxist.

Here you go...

27 posted on 06/27/2010 8:04:20 AM PDT by arkady_renko
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To: nmh
If one is immoral enough to purposely pollute the GOM, I can only figure there are no limits on other fronts( or backs).
28 posted on 06/27/2010 8:04:37 AM PDT by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: norraad

“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.


29 posted on 06/27/2010 8:07:10 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Boardwalk
Our country is probably too broke to pay for that huge oil skimmer but shouldn’t the money from BP go towards that FIRST!

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!

30 posted on 06/27/2010 8:10:48 AM PDT by Gritty (Today the future lies between the certainty of decline and the probability of catastrophe-Mark Steyn)
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To: stop_fascism

“This is truly a “man caused disaster”.”

A ‘ONE man caused disaster’...Obama!


31 posted on 06/27/2010 8:11:27 AM PDT by penelopesire ("Did you plug the hole yet daddy?")
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To: Gritty
Is Bobby Jindal the only one with a pulse? Even then, I haven't heard a peep from him for serveral days now!

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.....

32 posted on 06/27/2010 8:15:41 AM PDT by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$ or PETA.)
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To: Diogenesis

“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.


33 posted on 06/27/2010 8:16:20 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: Boardwalk
Our country is probably too broke to pay for that huge oil skimmer but shouldn’t the money from BP go towards that FIRST!

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.

34 posted on 06/27/2010 8:20:28 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: P-Marlowe

Agreed...It is on purpose and the thuggery needs to be addressed at the highest “legal authority!”


35 posted on 06/27/2010 8:21:20 AM PDT by Shady (No more LAWS based on LIES!!!!)
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To: Nachum

save for later


36 posted on 06/27/2010 8:22:06 AM PDT by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: Nachum

No word from greepeace about skimmers? how odd. /s


37 posted on 06/27/2010 8:23:27 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Darksheare

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.


38 posted on 06/27/2010 8:28:38 AM PDT by omegadawn (qualified)
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To: Nachum

King Obama let this happen.


39 posted on 06/27/2010 8:33:33 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: DontTreadOnMe2009
He’s a Marxist and this is what he wants.

He is a communists!

40 posted on 06/27/2010 8:35:36 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: FromLori
is another Your All Going To Die

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.

41 posted on 06/27/2010 8:36:23 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: FromLori; Nachum; All

GRRRRREAT thread! Thanks to all posters.


42 posted on 06/27/2010 8:36:32 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Logical me
Overriding all of this is that he is a criminal!
43 posted on 06/27/2010 8:37:30 AM PDT by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: Nachum
Obama turned down the offer of foreign skimmers, saying that we didn't need them. He just got around to requisitioning the skimmers from other areas of the country and the bureaucrats in charge in the various states are stonewalling the request.

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.

44 posted on 06/27/2010 8:39:35 AM PDT by Eva (Aand)
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To: UCANSEE2

Yes , if the criminals were out of the loop this could be handled very quickly and effectively.


45 posted on 06/27/2010 8:39:41 AM PDT by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: P-Marlowe
He wants to wreck the economy of the entire gulf region.

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.

46 posted on 06/27/2010 8:42:11 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: norraad
And after we take care of ‘our’ oil, we have to ‘take care’ of our criminals quickly and effectively with a loop.
47 posted on 06/27/2010 8:42:57 AM PDT by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: P-Marlowe

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?


48 posted on 06/27/2010 8:47:16 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: UCANSEE2

Very good thinking, yes, they are pirates operating lawlessly!


49 posted on 06/27/2010 8:49:12 AM PDT by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: Gritty
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

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?

50 posted on 06/27/2010 8:51:21 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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