Skip to main content

RECS ARE NEEDED TO KEEP THIS RECLISTED. If you haven't rec'd this mothership, please do so now.

This is the BP Assault on the Gulf of Mexico Mothership, Day Six.

Rules of the Road

  • Let's keep this a meta diary. To volunteer to host an ROV (submersible) diary, leave a comment here.
  • For commenting on anything related to the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, please go to the current ROV diary.
  • Please rec this mothership diary, not the submersibles.
  • Please be kind to fellow kossacks who may have limited bandwidth and refrain from posting images or videos.

To repeat: please refrain from commenting in this mothership diary, unless you're volunteering for a submersible shift.

Video Feeds

List of ROV diaries:

Current ROV:
BP Liveblog ROV 25 - Tomtech

BP Liveblog ROV 24 - hester
BP Liveblog ROV 23 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 22 - papicek
BP Liveblog ROV 21 - weatherdude
BP Liveblog ROV 20 - joanneleon
BP Liveblog ROV 19 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 18 - yawnimawake
BP Liveblog ROV 17 - weatherdude
BP Liveblog ROV 16 - politik
BP Liveblog ROV 15 - RhymesWithUrple
BP Liveblog ROV 14 - johnsonwax
BP Liveblog ROV 13 - middleagedhousewife
BP Liveblog ROV 12 - nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 11 - Overseas
BP Liveblog ROV 10 - conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 9 - khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 8 - Garrett
BP Liveblog ROV 7 - miep
BP Liveblog ROV 6 - alkalinesky
BP Liveblog ROV 5 - liveblog
BP Liveblog ROV 4 - Garrett
BP Liveblog ROV 3 - sc kitty
BP Liveblog ROV 2 - conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 1 - khowell
Top Kill Begins! - Tomtech

Links, Courtesy of dov12348

Other Links:

Sillia does a great job of explaining how the Mothership concept works.

This diary, that is, the mothership, forms the hub from which you can reach the other diaries. Or, think of it as a table of contents in the front page of a book. You use this diary to find a link to the latest discussions. You can also find links here to past discussions (previous diaries) if you wanted to read them.

A 'child diary' is where the discussion is--once one of these gets so long that its size is cumbersome, they start a new one. So if you wanted to join in to the most current discussion, you'd click the most recent link. But they leave the links there so that people can still go back and read the older ones if they wish.

The reason for this setup is that it prevents the recommended list from being filled up with many diaries on the same topic. Instead just the mothership will appear on the rec list where everybody can find it, which they can use to navigate to the latest discussion. (That's why we are asked to "rec" the mothership but not the other diaries, just reduces confusion.)

I hope this is sort of what you were wanting to know...

ROV Volunteer Schedule

  • khowell

Originally posted to Liveblog on Mon May 31, 2010 at 07:33 AM PDT.

Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags


More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Lisa, JekyllnHyde, Donna Z, chrississippi, Garrett, northsylvania, CJB, miriam, SB in GR, loretta, hester, murphy, Rayne, Marie, Timaeus, Gooserock, PeterHug, greenbird, Fishgrease, CPR, CupaJoe, kpardue, cotterperson, hyperstation, oysterface, mslat27, eeff, rubyr, route66, Richard Cranium, lesliet, shpilk, Bob Friend, jamoca, jancw, Caneel, Creosote, davelf2, Doctor Who, chichagof, scribe, bronte17, TravnTexas, conchita, cardinal, BlackSheep1, Wee Mama, mint julep, Agathena, Pithy Cherub, greengrrl, roses, ivote2004, kanuk, puck nc, Decih, Boston to Salem, Miss Blue, ornerydad, bwren, Terre, ctsteve, splashy, kcc, Cedwyn, wader, nio, Tomtech, edrie, psnyder, Moody Loner, milofischi, tr4nqued, ManhattanMan, Winnie, Dr Colossus, pat bunny, brainwave, gmb, laderrick, fuzzy10009, joemcginnissjr, westyny, cosette, churchylafemme, texasmom, Science and Art, wrights, khowell, nika7k, Catte Nappe, Kristin in WA, betson08, tabbycat in tenn, grrr, lcrp, wordwraith, barbwires, cevad, Oaktown Girl, MH in PA, ybruti, side pocket, overturned turtle, JayDean, sbg, rickeagle, AlwaysDemocrat, snowbird42, 35fan, Limelite, J Orygun, BDA in VA, libnewsie, rapala, humphrey, Desert Rose, bloomer 101, 3goldens, tle, sometv, disrael, kelsro, DocGonzo, ZappoDave, karpinsky, i m bobo, juliesie, Tod, Brooke In Seattle, YucatanMan, Laurence Lewis, dg10348, owlbear1, Annalize5, cfk, LNK, doberg, Pam from Calif, bjhunt, forester, GreyHawk, Fury, Burned, cassidy3, Ice Blue, Phil S 33, CompaniaHill, whitis, paxpdx, phaedras, steve davis, Savvy813, WisePiper, rbjets69, Pluto, sillia, Detroit Mark, JanL, grapes, mightymouse, Land of Enchantment, begone, martini, Paul Ferguson, oldskooldem, Sanuk, stef, tarheelblue, Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse, myboo, sherlyle, Black Knight, edwardssl, Compost On The Weeds, ferallike, tobendaro, ActivistGuy, Dvalkure, martyc35, kenners, deha, shademar, lokiloki, dangangry, greenearth, StrayCat, bubbanomics, Libby Shaw, middleagedhousewife, Steve Bloom, suspiciousmind, Joes Bar and Grill, crystal eyes, kurious, Land Use Watch, Friend of the court, ms badger, PatriciaVa, thatwhichisgood, bear83, FoundingFatherDAR, lightfoot, bluicebank, zipn, Serpents Choice, dotsright, donnamarie, uncomfortably numb, Wanda517, possum, godislove, leema, army193, WeBetterWinThisTime, vets74, rabidlamb, Mary Mike, jeanette0605, Jimdotz, DWG, Seneca Doane, HCKAD, steamkettle, klnb1019, cyncynical, Pax Amicus, jnhobbs, Bronx59, gchaucer2, Got a Grip, JML9999, arkansasblue, Phlogistician, lonelyutahdem15, Empower Ink, rmonroe, acliff, alkalinesky, revm3up, lisastar, BlueStateWatchdog, Scientonymous, ferment, ChocolateChris, greenalley, ms scarlett leadpipe, ScottyUrb, Senor Unoball, dbrown04, dadadata, Remembering Jello, Laughing Vergil, lineatus, Oliver W Holmes the 3rd, happymisanthropy, geomoo, bluesheep, envwq, temptxan, pragprogress, Drewid, meldroc, petulans, Groucho Marxist, DixieDishrag, AlBob, CindyMax, allie123, binkycat, Quilldriver, Ellinorianne, In her own Voice, sydneyluv, lgcap, shortgirl, papicek, SolarMom, SciMathGuy, rsmpdx, snackdoodle, Are We There Yet, greengemini, cantelow, bsmechanic, zephyr108, Kairos, velvet blasphemy, SciVo, BlueInRedCincy, Patch Adam, CamillesDad1, chopperjc, mississippi boatrat, Mercuriousss, UnaSpenser, fokos, sricki, synductive99, FORUS50, PoliticalJunkessa, ArthurPoet, KS Rose, mahakali overdrive, Dragon5616, davespicer, EAColeInEmporia, jpmassar, OpMama, lompe, cricket456, CalGal47, swaminathan, methinshaw, Christy1947, RhymesWithUrple, grassrootsnm, notcaesar, JenV, patrickz, miss SPED, pdx kirk, psfinla, politik, Observerinvancouver, Jess27, jethrock, UTvoter, SeattleTammy, SmokinJoe, CS11, ColoradAnne, your neighbor, ATFILLINOIS, renzo capetti, puffmeister, Eddie L, gosoxataboy, FightersFate, noclue, gulfgal98, scarlet slipper, Kristina40, DerAmi, Yasuragi, melfunction, Publius2008, Weaselina, rja, Betty Pinson, Maverick80229, CA Berkeley WV, translatorpro, Onomastic, gobears2000, PaDemTerry, heart of a quince, Hill Jill, Acktiv, speak2me, sfcouple, BardoOne, kirbybruno, MaryinHammondsport, myadestes, BlueJessamine, We Want Change, AngelCole, kpal711, tresgatos, AnotherAmericanLie, samalex, princesspat, Ebby, dbradhud, Late Spring, mrsgoo, marleycat, Lusty, Lorikeet, Carolyn in Oregon, okuzaone, Icarus Diving, Jaygar, Claudius Bombarnac, PrescottPatriot, Wheever, marigold, Coastrange, LSmith, aoeu, poliwrangler, peregrinus, daveusf, Jinnia, just another vortex, kareylou, rscopes, sharedferret, RLMiller, StepLeftStepForward, dumb all over, DRo, Regina in a Sears Kit House, Reliefpitcher, Cyndiannp, Auriandra, Jerry056, veritas curat, DawnN, left over flower child, CalliopeIrjaPearl, Patric Juillet, Anti Em, yawnimawke, ridemybike, HamptonRoadsProgressive, MNGlasnant, RhodaA, mlong, DeadHead, ursoklevar, dance you monster, Susan G in MN, S F Hippie, AnnieR, misterbluesky, Trotskyrepublican, The Red Phone Is Ringing, congenitalefty, Darryl House, Lorinda Pike

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site