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[ale] BP knew of problems 11 months before the rig blew -further OT



wolf at wolfhalton.info wrote:
> @Jeff - Can we let go of the "xx-terrorist" terminology?  Unless, of 
> course you can find a definition that is held by more than three people 
> at a time, it is a religious-war term for persons we don't agree with, 
> and adds nothing to the conversation.  It is the linguistic framing that 
> makes the neo-con forever-war concept seem sane to some people.  


On the other hand, I don't think a person who is ecologically minded 
would create such a disaster for the sake of proving a point.

> 
> Extreme in my moderation,
> Wolf
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> *From*: Lightner, Jeff <jlightner at water.com 
> <mailto:%22Lightner,%20Jeff%22%20%3cjlightner at water.com%3e>>
> *Reply-to*: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts - Yes! We run Linux! <ale at ale.org>
> *To*: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts - Yes! We run Linux! <ale at ale.org 
> <mailto:Atlanta%20Linux%20Enthusiasts%20-%20Yes!%20We%20run%20Linux!%20%3cale at ale.org%3e>>, 
> damon at damtek.com <mailto:damon at damtek.com>
> *Subject*: Re: [ale] BP knew of problems 11 months before the rig blew 
> -further OT
> *Date*: Tue, 1 Jun 2010 15:05:06 -0400
> 
> The cynic in me at the time of the explosion made me wonder if some
> eco-terrorist hadn't somehow caused it in reaction to the then recent
> announcement of expanded offshore drilling by President Obama.
> 
> 
> <snip>
> 
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-- 
Until later, Geoffrey

"I predict future happiness for America if they can prevent
the government from wasting the labors of the people under
the pretense of taking care of them."
- Thomas Jefferson