understand the significance of what has happened? My way of life, along with MILLIONS of others, has changed forever. I will never again see what I have been lucky enough to enjoy for over 50 years. I could ramble on for hours but the fact is that BP and others should be severely punished. This has just begun.
Did you use a boat that had a motor? Maybe you should sell it. Did you walk to the shore or drive? I enjoy driving and as long as I can will continue to do so. If BP and others no longer drill I won't be able to. And you know what, I think I'm in the majority on this. Ramble all you want, just don't be hypocritical.
Great post! Yes, this is a tragedy beyond measure. We the people of the USA will never be the same. The Gulf is forever changed. The Oil & Gas industry will never be the same. This is not hyperbole folks, this is reality. Eleven people were killed, they had families, friends, lives, and dreams. Fishermen, local businesses, and tourism have all been negatively impacted. The damage to wildlife and fauna is only beginning to emerge. We need to keep the pressure on BP to fix the well and then get them the hell out of there forever. Otherwise, what kind of world will we leave to our children. Think about it, please.
Even as a shareholder of BP, I share your concern. I do feel the jury is still out on the severity of the disaster. I suspect it will be great, but I also am of the opinion that it can be contained. The silver lining, if there is one, is that Gulf oil is much lighter than what happened with the Valdez several years ago. Warmer waters are also a plus. But there will be widespread coatings of shorelines, not to mention what happens at depth where oil has settled.
they still haven't capped it. who has faith in these environmental terrorists. bp and every other oil company are run like cigarette companies. Profit at anyone's expense.