From: BAR on
In article <nv5r06pgh4oor23r404b74b317vten9qjs(a)4ax.com>,
bknight(a)conramp.net says...
>
> On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 21:06:25 -0400, Jack Hollis <xsleeper(a)aol.com>
> wrote:
>
> >On Sun, 06 Jun 2010 18:24:04 -0500, bknight(a)conramp.net wrote:
> >
> >>>The blame for this mess will be shared by BP and Obama. When you're
> >>>in charge, there's no way to avoid blame. It's not fair, but that's
> >>>the way it is.
> >>
> >>Not with any intelligent people.
> >>
> >>BK
> >
> >As I tell my kids, a lot of things in life will make sense if you
> >remember that half of the people in the world are below average
> >intelligence.
> >
> >What the oil spill will do is make it apparent how poorly the
> >government is at getting anything done. It's not Obama's fault, but
> >he's in charge so now he gets the blame. It comes with the job.
>
> I just can't imagine anyone thinking that the gov't could have done
> anything about this that they didn't do.

You truly are a hypocrite.


From: BAR on
In article <7ca70d8d-b677-4c5a-b490-
3567844bba4c(a)j4g2000yqh.googlegroups.com>, johnb505(a)gmail.com says...
>
> On Jun 7, 9:28�pm, Jack Hollis <xslee...(a)aol.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 17:03:02 -0700 (PDT), "John B."
> >
> > <johnb...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> The blame for this mess will be shared by BP and Obama. =A0When you're
> > >> in charge, there's no way to avoid blame. =A0It's not fair, but that's
> > >> the way it is.
> >
> > >And those who blame Obama -- what will they say he did or didn't do
> > >that was wrong?
> >
> > Failure of federal regulatory agencies to properly supervise BP's
> > operations. �This is especially true considering BP's previous safety
> > violations. �The federal regulators were asleep at the switch.
> >
> > Failure to comprehend the seriousness of the situation leading to slow
> > and inadequate response with cleanup effort. �
> >
> > Things like this from ABC News:
> >
> > "Jindal is still waiting for the federal government to provide
> > millions of feet in boom and to approve an emergency permit for a
> > state plan to dredge and build new barrier islands to keep the oil
> > from reaching the marshes and wetlands.
> >
> > Jindal is so desperate for the islands, he's said he'll build them
> > even if it sends him to jail.
> >
> > "We've been frustrated with the disjointed effort to date that has too
> > often meant too little, too late for the oil hitting our coast,"
> > Jindal said."
> >
> > The bottom line is that people can see every night on TV that what the
> > government is doing isn't working. � This will go on and on for
> > months.
>
> All fed. agcys. that have authority for environmental regulation are
> close to impotent because Republicans in Congress and the White House
> have been slashing their budgets and hog-tying them for decades.

When are you going to stop blaming Reagan and Bush?


From: BAR on
In article <4c0d9f50$0$15324$9a6e19ea(a)unlimited.newshosting.com>,
nobrac(a)nospam.tampabay.rr.com says...
>
> On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 10:55:35 +0000, Moderate wrote:
> > "John B." <johnb505(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Jun 6, 3:53 pm, Jack Hollis <xslee...(a)aol.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> But Katrina was an act of God. The oil spill was caused by BP and
> >>> they're Obama's biggest campaign contributor.
> >>>
> >>> "$6.2 milliion The Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan
> >>> campaign research organization, shows BP has given $6.212 million to
> >>> nearly 1,OOO candidates for federal office over the past 20 years.
> >>>
> >>> In a bit of political irony, the company, whose oil spill has made
> >>> President Obama s life miserable over the past month, has given more
> >>> to the president than anyone else.
> >>>
> >>> The Center for Responsive Politics shows Obama having received
> >>> $77,051 from BP, with most of it, $71,000 coming during his run for
> >>> the White House"
> >>>
> >>> http://www.capitolnewsconnection.org/?q=node/14779
> >>>
> >>> Do you think that Obama's plan to expand off shore driulling was
> >>> connected in any way to these contributions?
> >>>
> >>> In any case, it looks real bad for Obama right now to have a major
> >>> oil spill disaster at an offshore drilling site right after he
> >>> proposed to expand off shore drilling.
> >>
> >> I think you're incredibly naive to think that a $71,000 contribution
> >> to a campaign that cost hundreds of millions would have any effect at
> >> all.
> >
> > You are incredibly naive to think it would not.
>
> Speaking of naive, do you somehow not know that the oil companies make
> large campaign contributions to both sides of the aisle?

Who received the bigger pile of cash recently?
From: William Clark on
In article <MPG.2677f22c57492acc98a01e(a)news.giganews.com>,
BAR <screw(a)you.com> wrote:

> In article <4c0d9f50$0$15324$9a6e19ea(a)unlimited.newshosting.com>,
> nobrac(a)nospam.tampabay.rr.com says...
> >
> > On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 10:55:35 +0000, Moderate wrote:
> > > "John B." <johnb505(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> On Jun 6, 3:53 pm, Jack Hollis <xslee...(a)aol.com> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> But Katrina was an act of God. The oil spill was caused by BP and
> > >>> they're Obama's biggest campaign contributor.
> > >>>
> > >>> "$6.2 milliion The Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan
> > >>> campaign research organization, shows BP has given $6.212 million to
> > >>> nearly 1,OOO candidates for federal office over the past 20 years.
> > >>>
> > >>> In a bit of political irony, the company, whose oil spill has made
> > >>> President Obama s life miserable over the past month, has given more
> > >>> to the president than anyone else.
> > >>>
> > >>> The Center for Responsive Politics shows Obama having received
> > >>> $77,051 from BP, with most of it, $71,000 coming during his run for
> > >>> the White House"
> > >>>
> > >>> http://www.capitolnewsconnection.org/?q=node/14779
> > >>>
> > >>> Do you think that Obama's plan to expand off shore driulling was
> > >>> connected in any way to these contributions?
> > >>>
> > >>> In any case, it looks real bad for Obama right now to have a major
> > >>> oil spill disaster at an offshore drilling site right after he
> > >>> proposed to expand off shore drilling.
> > >>
> > >> I think you're incredibly naive to think that a $71,000 contribution
> > >> to a campaign that cost hundreds of millions would have any effect at
> > >> all.
> > >
> > > You are incredibly naive to think it would not.
> >
> > Speaking of naive, do you somehow not know that the oil companies make
> > large campaign contributions to both sides of the aisle?
>
> Who received the bigger pile of cash recently?

The GoP - it got 60% of BP's cash.
From: William Clark on
In article <MPG.2677f119453b1c2398a01b(a)news.giganews.com>,
BAR <screw(a)you.com> wrote:

> In article <wclark2-DF840B.20103207062010(a)charm.magnus.acs.ohio-
> state.edu>, wclark2(a)colnospamumbus.rr.com says...
> >
> > In article <MPG.26774af790c1305c98a016(a)news.giganews.com>,
> > BAR <screw(a)you.com> wrote:
> >
> > > In article <c6uq06ltdu57hm7v2imagsacpdu8oeu9so(a)4ax.com>,
> > > bknight(a)conramp.net says...
> > > >
> > > > On Mon, 7 Jun 2010 18:18:21 -0400, BAR <screw(a)you.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >In article <fmvp06paftfupdknq25qqsg3hquokirom2(a)4ax.com>,
> > > > >bknight(a)conramp.net says...
> > > > >>
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >How many broken oil drilling pipes has Cameron fixed in 5,000 feet of
> > > > >water?
> > > > >
> > > > >Cameron is a joke.
> > > > >
> > > > >> But then, your IQ of 150+ (what a joke) might.
> > > >
> > > > I'd say read and learn, but just read. You never learn.
> > > >
> > > > http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2010/jun/02/james-cameron-underwater-oil-
> > > > spil
> > > > l
> > >
> > > There is a big difference between driving around and taking pictures and
> > > capping an oil leak.
> > >
> > > Again, how many oil leaks at 5,000 feet below the surface has Cameron
> > > stopped? How many sub-surface oil leaks has Cameron stopped. We don't
> > > need anyone taking more pictures of blue sea creatures.
> >
> > So let's get this straight - you scream at Obama for not sending in the
> > Feds to fix this leak, and then you deride Cameron as knowing nothing
> > about fixing oil leaks at 5,000 feet? You are simply a loon. How much
> > more expertise do you think resides in the Feds to do this very same
> > thing? Zero - it's BP's bailiwick.
>
> You are not a manager are you?

Not really, I only manage about $2M p.a. in federal and industrial
contracts. I am sure you have far more - especially with your "150" IQ.
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