'Bottom kill' performed, officials prepare to declare gulf well plugged

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    This is all Obama's fault! Even if McCain had been president and it had taken this long it would all be Obama's fault! This country is nuts.:cuckoo:
     
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    Did you forget your democrat play book. Clearly this is Bush's fault.
     
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    Daddy finally plugged the hole.
     
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    Lax regulations and even less enforcement of what regulations there were was the hallmark of the Bush Administration. So yes, that administration did contribute to an atmosphere where BP and it's contractors could operate in an unsafe manner without fear of being called on it by the government.

    But, above all, the fault lies with BP and a long corperate history of taking chances. That time, they strung so many chance together that disaster was no longer a chance but a certainty. That corperation should not be let off the hook for a single penny of the damage it has caused.
     
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    Praise be his holy name
     
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    That would be why the rig was cited 6 times for failing inspection tests by the Bush Administration and the Obama admin gave them permission to not HAVE any inspections. Right?
     
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    'Bottom kill' performed

    Thought this was a tread about Dante. Oh well.....
     
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    Now remind me what the government's role in this was? I mean, in what way did they help or promote shutting down the well?
    IOW, if Obama had done nothing but stand aside and let BP handle this, how would it have been worse?
     
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    At the early part of this, the 0bama people were enjoying the mess, and they used it as an excuse to plug in some policies that they wanted. All along they seemed less interested in remediation and more interested in making hay while the sun shined.
     
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    Cite your sources, RSG.
     

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