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  •  I hope Dem Senators were watching... (3+ / 0-)

    Because the Administration seems to be playing along with BP to minimize the situation.  

    Politics is like playing Asteroids - You go far enough to the left and you end up on the right. Or vice-versa.

    by Jonze on Mon May 17, 2010 at 10:05:48 AM PDT

    •  What makes you say that? (0+ / 0-)

      What, exactly, is the administration supposed to do about it? Are you saying they could stop the leak, but aren't doing so?

      "Sure, she's stuck playing Jan to Sarah Palin's Marcia..."
      -City Pages on Michele Bachmann

      by Orbital Mind Control Lasers on Mon May 17, 2010 at 10:48:22 AM PDT

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      •  I recall Obama recently being quoted saying (0+ / 0-)

        "trust but verify" with respect to future oversight of BP drilling.

        Seems to me that Jonze is quite right.

        "All this marching up and down and cheering and waving flags is simply sex gone sour." -Julia, 1984

        by pullbackthecurtain on Mon May 17, 2010 at 11:50:21 AM PDT

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      •  If the kill shot works (1+ / 0-)
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        or the first kill well works, they'll be OK.  If not, then the administration is probably going to take some well-deserved shit for not getting multiple wells started at the same time.  They'd have to commandeer the drill ships, but it could be done.

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