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I have a bad feeling Matt Simmons is correct

I do not believe BP. I believe Simmons. It's too bad the bloomberg reporters were too facile to understand what he was saying and ask intelligent questions.



Gulf coast and Florida sailors may have a sticky future.
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I do not believe BP. I believe Simmons.
Don't believe any of them.

BP Photoshopped Fake Crisis Command Center for Website (Pics) : TreeHugger

AMERICAblog News: BP fakes another oil spill photo, this time of 'top kill' exercise
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I believe no institutional source anymore. But after decades of watching politics and markets, I tend to give whistleblowers the benefit of the doubt 'cause they are most often proven right. Simmons isn't a kook. He's got a good rep and has been one of the largest lenders to Gulf oil drillers for 30 years.
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Not too long ago I would have scoffed at the idea that this could be a conspiracy. Not any more. Too many thing just simply don't add up.

Here's a pretty emotional video.


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con·spir·a·cy   /kənˈspɪrəsi/ Show Spelled[kuhn-spir-uh-see] Show IPA
–noun, plural -cies.
1. the act of conspiring.
2. an evil, unlawful, treacherous, or surreptitious plan formulated in secret by two or more persons; plot.
3. a combination of persons for a secret, unlawful, or evil purpose: He joined the conspiracy to overthrow the government.
4. Law . an agreement by two or more persons to commit a crime, fraud, or other wrongful act.
5. any concurrence in action; combination in bringing about a given result.

hmmm..based on the flagrant disregard for safety.... looks like they meet 2-5
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Knothead, who is this tinfoil-hat person with the microphone?

If people want a site with decent non-conspiracy-nutjob recounting of the Coast Guard/MMS hearings (which I have been to), then try this one:

oil spill hearings update | NOLA.com

Though reading it might let the facts get in the way of a really good story.

Now we're waiting out TD3, soon to be TS Bonnie, which will put everything on hold for about a week. Hope it doesn't send too much oil ashore.
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One quick question related to all this...

Do you guys think the Barbie Corvette or the RV was better for our young ladies in terms of life goals.

I'm thinking the Corvette.

Discuss.
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One quick question related to all this...

Do you guys think the Barbie Corvette or the RV was better for our young ladies in terms of life goals.

I'm thinking the Corvette.

Discuss.
I dunno smack! I do know I got more with my Porsche then my friend did with his corvette.
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