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post #96 of Old 05-04-2010
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It's an oil spill folks, this happen every once or twice in a blue moon. But note that, suddently, some idiot tries to blow up an old SUV in Times Square and the news media rushs off to cover that and the spill moves to page two.
We don't need to stop drilling, we need to stop calling every oil field, oil rig, oil tanker related event, the end of life as we know it.
Not many of us were alive for, or even know about, the great Texas City explosion back in the 1940's that desimated the city, killed over 600, including the entire Texas City volunteer fire department, injured another 5,000 others, destroyed the Monsanto plant and broke windows as far away as Houston.
If you go down to Texas City today, you'd never know it happened.

s/v Paloma, Bristol 29.9, #141
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