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Obama administration forgoes mobilizing U.S. naval expertise on Gulf Oil Spill

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Edited by John Stokes

The U.S. President Obama administration has failed to mobilize U.S. naval expertise on the BP Gulf Oil Spill. Does this demonstrate a Eugenics “survival of the fittest” bias in the Obama administration?

The video below shows crews from U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage and Diving demonstrate different oil spill clean-up systems in Boston Harbor during a simulated oil spill for the 2010 Spill of National Significance exercise, Wed., March 24, 2010.

The SONS exercise, which simulates a rare catastrophic spill, provides an opportunity for emergency responders from more than 50 different agencies to practice a joint response to a major spill. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Terrell.

VIDEO of U.S. naval exercise in Boston harbour:


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May 10th, 2010 at 8:53 pm

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  1. So, BP DIDN’T have a back-up plan? BUT they did hire cute sorority girls to act as spokespersons…
    (Yea, and don’t ya just love those wonderful commercials on TV where Oil Companies and other multi-national Corporate entities are our best friends and patriotic Americans. NOW, when I snap my fingers… you‘ll feel happy and refreshed, lol)

    The Republican Party… ONLY a Mother could love.

    If one is REALLY a “great American” they would take the 5 minutes it takes to Goggle fact check what Republicans in Congress and Conservative spokespersons like Rush Limbaugh/Sarah Palin are propagating. Progressives already KNOW the TRUTH AND THAT IS WHY WE ARE WORKING SO HARD AGAINST THE Republican Party.

    Progressives want to save America. Every problem the USA is now facing can be traced back to a culture of Republican Party LOW GRADE THOUGHT PROCESSES and rich guy Conservative ideology. Bush/Cheney and the Republican controlled Congress of 1994-2006 put this warped policy into practice. The money pit WARS, unfunded policy, corporate welfare, reckless economics, Wall Street fraud, banking scandal, the UNREGULATED oil spill in the Gulf, on & on &…

    The maddening part of this phenomenon is that Republicans/Conservatives either refuse or don’t possess the capacity to ADMIT THEY WERE WRONG! These right-wing hypocrites constantly make WEAK excuses, avoid accountability like the plague and dance around any issue like Charles Krauthammer… lol. Only in right-wing world can silver spoon LOSERS like William Kristol AND Jonah Goldberg make a good living from being WRONG all the time…

    Just look at the Oil drilling disaster in the Gulf. WHY is it that every other civilized nation on the planet, EXCEPT the USA, REQUIRES Oil drilling operations to have back up plans and top shelf shut off valves in case of emergency?

    The ANSWER is during The Bush/Cheney Administration regulatory oversight of the OIL Industry was devastated in much the same way as the financial industry. Cheney had his secret meetings with Big Oil executives and put the American People under their thumb. “From 2001 to 2007 there were 1443 serious accidents in off-shore drilling operations resulting in 41 deaths, 302 injuries and 356 oil spills.” (NY Times)

    The regulation from the Bush/Cheney Interior Department and Minerals Management Service were turned over to Oil Industry lobbyists. Regulators were too busy with the company sponsored Ho/cocaine parties to notice inequities of the OIL drilling methods and safeguards.

    THIS is just one example of 100’s of ways the Republican Party has hurt the American PEOPLE. Who could possibly be stupid enough to keep voting for these Republican/Conservative candidates? I’m going to make sure the children and grandchildren of these Conservative wackos KNOW how they allowed a bunch of vain, self-serving, power mad, greed stricken silver spoon, right-wing Con Artists turn FREEDOM into a delicate concept.


    11 May 10 at 11:45 am

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