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covering the gulf coast is now a federal class d felony, $40k fine
07-03-2010, 10:31 PM, (This post was last modified: 07-03-2010, 10:45 PM by h3rm35.)
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covering the gulf coast is now a federal class d felony, $40k fine
http://www.naturalnews.com/z029130_Gulf_of_Mexico_censorship.html
Originally published July 3 2010
First Amendment suspended in the Gulf of Mexico as spill cover-up goes Orwellian
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor

(NaturalNews) As CNN is now reporting, the U.S. government has issued a new rule that would make it a felony crime for any journalist, reporter, blogger or photographer to approach any oil cleanup operation, equipment or vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. Anyone caught is subject to arrest, a $40,000 fine and prosecution for a federal felony crime.

CNN reporter Anderson Cooper says, "A new law passed today, and back by the force of law and the threat of fines and felony charges, ... will prevent reporters and photographers from getting anywhere close to booms and oil-soaked wildlife just about any place we need to be. By now you're probably familiar with cleanup crews stiff-arming the media, private security blocking cameras, ordinary workers clamming up, some not even saying who they're working for because they're afraid of losing their jobs."

Watch the video clip yourself at NaturalNews.TV: http://naturalnews.tv/v.asp?v=203

The rule, of course, is designed to restrict the media's access to cleanup operations in order to keep images of oil-covered seabirds off the nation's televisions. With this, the Gulf Coast cleanup operation has now entered a weird Orwellian reality where the news is shaped, censored and controlled by the government in order to prevent the public from learning the truth about what's really happening in the Gulf.

The war is on to control your mind
If all this sounds familiar, it's because the U.S. government uses this same tactic during every war. The first casualty of war, as they say, is the truth. There are lots of war images the government doesn't want you to see (like military helicopter pilots shooting up Reuters photographers while screaming "Yee-Haw!" over the comm radios), and there are other images they do want you to see ("surgical strike" explosions from "smart" bombs, which makes it seem like the military is doing something useful). So war reporting is carefully monopolized by the government to deliver precisely the images they want you to see while censoring everything else.

Now the same Big Brother approach is being used in the Gulf of Mexico: Criminalize journalists, censor the story and try to keep the American people ignorant of what's really happening. It's just the latest tactic from a government that no longer even recognizes the U.S. Constitution or its Bill of Rights. Because the very first right is Freedom of Speech, which absolutely includes the right to walk onto a public beach and take photographs of something happening out in the open, on public waters. It is one of the most basic rights of our citizens and our press.

But now the Obama administration has stripped away those rights, transforming journalists into criminals. Now, we might expect something like this from Chavez, or Castro or even the communist leaders of China, but here in the United States, we've all been promised we lived in "the land of the free." Obama apparently does not subscribe to that philosophy anymore (if he ever did).

So how does criminalizing journalists equate to "land of the free?" It doesn't, obviously. Forget freedom. (Your government already has.) This is about controlling your mind to make sure you don't visually see the truth of what the oil industry has done to your oceans, your shorelines and your beaches. This is all about keeping you ignorant with a total media blackout of the real story of what's happening in the Gulf.

The real story, you see, is just too ugly. And the government has fracked up the cleanup effort to such a ridiculous extent that instead of the "transparency" they once promised, they're now resorting to the threat of arrest for all journalists who try to get close enough to cover the story.

Yes, this is happening right now in America. This isn't a hoax. I know, it sounds more like something you might hear about in Saudi Arabia, or Venezuela or some other nation run by dictators. But now it's happening right here in the USA.

As Anderson Cooper reported on CNN:

"Now the government is getting in on the act. Despite what Admiral Thad Allen promised about transparency just nearly a month ago.

Thad Allen: "The media will have uninhibited access anywhere we're doing operations..."

Anderson Cooper: The Coast Guard today announced new rules keeping photographers, reporters and anyone else from coming with 65 feet of any response vessel or booms out on the water or on beaches. What this means is that oil-soaked birds on an island surrounded by a boom, you can't get close enough to take that picture. Shot of oil on beaches with booms? Stay 65 feet away. Pictures of oil-soaked booms uselessly laying in the water because they haven't been collected like they should? You can't get close enough to see that. Believe me, that is out there. But you only know that if you get close to it, and now you can't without permission. Violators could face a fine of $40,000 and Class D felony charges."

See the video yourself at: http://naturalnews.tv/v.asp?v=203

Welcome to the (censored) club
All I can say to CNN is: Welcome to the club! This kind of censorship, intimidation and tyranny has been going on for decades in the field of health, where the Orwellian FDA has treated the entire U.S. public to a nationwide blackout on truthful health information about healing foods and nutritional supplements. CNN has never covered that story, by the way. Most of the mainstream media has, in fact, gone right along with censorship of truthful health information by the FDA and FTC.

Now they're suddenly crying wolf. But where was the media when the FDA was raiding nutritional supplement companies and arresting people who dared to sell healing foods with honest descriptions about how they might help protect your health? The media went right along with the cover-up and never bothered to even tell its viewers a cover-up was taking place.

You see, even CNN is willing to tolerate some Orwellian censorship, as long as its advertisers are okay with it. The only reason they're talking about censorship in the Gulf of Mexico right now is because oil companies don't influence enough of their advertising budget to yank the story.

Censorship is not okay in a free society
I like the fact that CNN is finding the courage to speak up now about this censorship in the Gulf, but I wish they wouldn't stay silent on the other media blackouts in which they have long participated. Media censorship is bad for any nation, and it should be challenged regardless of the topic at hand. When the media is not allowed to report the truth on a subject -- any subject! -- the nation suffers some loss as a result.

Without the light of media scrutiny, corporations and government will get away with unimaginable crimes against both humanity and nature. That's what's happening right now in the Gulf of Mexico: A crime against nature.

Obama doesn't want you to see that crime. He's covering it up to the benefit of BP. He's keeping you in the dark by threatening reporters and photographers with arrest. How's that for "total transparency?"

The only thing transparent here is that President Barack Obama has violated his own oath of office by refusing to defend the Constitution. By any honest measure, in fact, these actions, which are endorsed by the White House, stand in direct violation of the U.S. Constitution. And that means this new censorship rule in the Gulf, which suspends the First Amendment, is unconstitutional. It also means those who decided on this rule are enemies of freedom.

They are the ones who should be arrested and hauled off to federal prison, not the CNN reporters who are trying to cover this story.

The seeds of tyranny
The loss of life in the Gulf of Mexico isn't the only catastrophe taking place here, you see: Now we're losing our freedoms while our government tries to intentionally blind us all from the truth of what's happening on our own public beaches.

When those who seek truth are branded criminals by the government, it is only a matter of time before that government expands its criminalization labeling to include anyone who disagrees with it. These are the seeds of tyranny, and Obama is planting them at your doorstep right now.

What BP did to the Gulf Coast, Obama is now doing to your freedom.
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07-03-2010, 11:15 PM,
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RE: covering the gulf coast is now a federal class d felony, $40k fine
"You see, even CNN is willing to tolerate some Orwellian censorship, as long as its advertisers are okay with it. The only reason they're talking about censorship in the Gulf of Mexico right now is because oil companies don't influence enough of their advertising budget to yank the story."


well said
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07-06-2010, 02:02 AM,
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RE: covering the gulf coast is now a federal class d felony, $40k fine
Further proof the Dems and Republicans are different whores for the same pimp. If this was the Bush Administration doing this people would be so up in arms it would be comical...yet now the silence is deafening...
"In a time of universal deciet, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
- George Orwell

" The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them."
- Karl Marx
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07-07-2010, 12:24 AM,
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RE: covering the gulf coast is now a federal class d felony, $40k fine
Where are all the environmental groups that so many donate to? I would think RAN and a lot more groups would be right in there.

Why are they not reporting who owned controlling shares in BP, Goldman Sachs, who sold 1 week prior to the spill along with the CEO? Or that Halibutron invested a large amount of money to clean oil spills, 1 week prior. I really need to see their fortune teller, him or her is spot on for forecasts.
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07-08-2010, 05:23 AM, (This post was last modified: 07-08-2010, 05:29 AM by h3rm35.)
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RE: covering the gulf coast is now a federal class d felony, $40k fine
Originally published July 7 2010
Gulf Coast now a BP police state as law enforcement conspires with BP to intimidate journalists
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor

(NaturalNews) Normally I would open this article by explaining this is the story the mainstream media won't dare report. Except in this case, they are reporting it. It's right on CNN, on the Anderson Cooper "360" report.

What happened is that Lance Rosenfield, a photographer working for ProPublica (http://www.propublica.org), was standing on a public road, taking photos of a BP refinery in full public view. After taking his photos, he was tailed by local law enforcement officials to a gas station, where they demanded to look at the photos he had just taken. A private BP security goon then showed up at the scene, and an official from the Department of Homeland Security soon arrived and began to intimidate Lance.

With his wits about him (and some basic knowledge of the Bill of Rights), Lance at first refused to show his photographs to local law enforcement. They threatened to detain him (probably under the Patriot Act) if he didn't, so he gave in and let them see the photos. Later, when private BP security personnel asked for Lance's personal information, he refused to give it to them. So -- get this -- the police turned over his private information to the BP security goon!

As Lance explained on CNN:

"The BP -- the BP security guard showed up at that point and asked me for my personal information, and I declined, because he's a corporate security guard. And he turned to the police officer, who then turned over all my personal information. And I protested. I said I didn't understand under what legal -- what legal grounds he was able to give him my personal information."

The reporter, O'Brien, then asks him: "So, when you asked him, what did he say?

Lance replies, "He didn't give an answer. He said, well, we can -- we're going to do it anyway, whether you like it or not. And we can call our Homeland Security officer, Tom Robison, to come down here and explain it. But, you know, this is what I'm going to do anyway. And he didn't give me an answer. And then he did call Tom Robison. ...this Homeland Security officer came, Tom Robison, it seemed like his only point of being there was to intimidate me."

And of course, Lance Rosenfield is right: They are there to intimidate people. Local law enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security are now all working for British Petroleum!

This is exactly what I warned about, by the way, in a recent article that was widely read across the 'net, entitled "First Amendment suspended in the Gulf of Mexico as spill cover-up goes Orwellian" (http://www.naturalnews.com/029130_Gulf_of_Mexico_censorship.html)

Why this matters
This is scary stuff, folks. Now we have a police state in America. No one can deny it. You can't argue the point anymore. It is documented fact, and it's happening right now in the Gulf Coast.

If you pick up a professional camera and start snapping photos of a BP refinery, or a BP cleanup vessel, or a beach with an oil boom on it, you risk being followed, detained, questioned and intimidated. And if you don't surrender your own rights and consent to an illegal search of your photos or film footage, you will be hauled into a federal holding facility and held by the Department of Homeland Security until they feel like letting you go.

Your rights as a free citizen have now been obliterated. America is now a fascist corporatocracy that answers to the financial interests of the corporations -- at the expense of the freedoms of the People.

What's really scary about this is that BP is a British corporation that is now controlling American law enforcement officials.

Didn't we fight a war to get rid of a British police state once already? Didn't we declare our independence from British rule a couple hundred years ago? Why are our public streets, beaches and oceans now ruled once again by a conniving, dishonest and downright ominous British corporate giant that has apparently gained control over our local law enforcement officials?

And if this is tolerated, how far will this go? Will BP soon set up roadblocks and checkpoints on public highways to search private vehicles for digital photos and video footage? Can BP's private security goons arrest and detain you even if you're on public property? (Apparently they can...)

The real story
See, rather than tell the truth about what's happening in the Gulf, BP has resorted to police state tactics to threaten the media and intimidate journalists, threatening them with arrest, detainment and felony crimes if they get close enough to snap photos of what's really going on in the Gulf Coast.

Why was ProPublica targeted for intimidation? Probably because they just published a story exposing BP's 40-day release of toxic chemicals into the air from a Texas refinery. The story is entitled, "BP Texas Refinery Had Huge Toxic Release Just Before Gulf Blowout" and you can read it right here: http://www.propublica.org/article/bp-texas-refinery-had-huge-toxic-release-just-before-gulf-blowout

The story reveals that the BP refinery being photographed by Lance Rosenfield illegally released 538,000 pounds of toxic chemicals including "17,000 pounds of benzene, a known carcinogen; 37,000 pounds of nitrogen oxides, which contribute to respiratory problems; and 186,000 pounds of carbon monoxide."

Salon.com is also covering the police state tactics now being used by BP to stiff-arm the media. In a story called "The BP / Government Police State", Salon reports: (http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2010/07/05/bp/])

"These are true police state tactics, and it's now clear that it is part of a pattern. It's been documented for months now that BP and government officials have been acting in unison to block media coverage of the area."

It goes on to repeat text from Newsweek, which states:

"As BP makes its latest attempt to plug its gushing oil well, news photographers are complaining that their efforts to document the slow-motion disaster in the Gulf of Mexico are being thwarted by local and federal officials -- working with BP -- who are blocking access to the sites where the effects of the spill are most visible. More than a month into the disaster, a host of anecdotal evidence is emerging from reporters, photographers, and TV crews in which BP and Coast Guard officials explicitly target members of the media, restricting and denying them access to oil-covered beaches, staging areas for clean-up efforts, and even flyovers."

Salon concludes with this surprisingly blunt statement: "The very idea that government officials are acting as agents of BP (of all companies) in what clearly seem to be unconstitutional acts to intimidate and impede the media is infuriating. Obviously, the U.S. Government and BP share the same interest -- preventing the public from knowing the magnitude of the spill and the inadequacy of the clean-up efforts -- but this creepy police state behavior is intolerable. "

What it all means
On one hand, it's fascinating to see the mainstream media suddenly discovering that we all live in a police state. Gee, Alex Jones and other freedom commentators have been warning about this for years, and they all got written off as "conspiracy theorists." But it turns out they were dead on.

There is a conspiracy under way right now. It's a conspiracy between the U.S. government and British Petroleum to cover-up all evidence of what's really happening in the Gulf Coast. "Conspiracy" is precisely the correct word to describe their behavior in all this, and I can only wonder how long it will take before the mainstream media reluctant utters the "C" word on air.

What's happening is exactly a conspiracy. The Random House Dictionary defines "conspiracy" as:

1. an evil, unlawful, treacherous, or surreptitious plan formulated in secret by two or more persons; plot.

2. a combination of persons for a secret, unlawful, or evil purpose.

3. an agreement by two or more persons to commit a crime, fraud, or other wrongful act.

Does that sound like what's happening with BP and the federal government? It sure does.

BP and the U.S. government are now clearly conspiring to use police powers to intimidate, threaten, detain and potentially imprison anyone who seeks to report on the truth of what's happening in the Gulf Coast.

And this, in turn, is the classic definition of what happens in a Police State.

From the same dictionary, a "Police State" is "a nation in which the police, especially a secret police, summarily suppresses any social, economic, or political act that conflicts with governmental policy."

Once again, that's exactly what we're seeing in the Gulf Coast. BP's private security goons are the new "secret police." And with the help of local and federal law enforcement officials, they are actively suppressing the public's right to know the truth about what's happening there.

You see, the real loss of what's happening with the BP oil catastrophe isn't merely the damage being caused by the oil; it's the destruction of our freedoms as BP stream rolls the U.S. Constitution and its Bill of Rights to destroy our freedoms and once again place us under British rule!

You are now subjects, not citizens, once you enter the Gulf Coast zone in America. Your "rights" have been stripped away and replaced by threats and intimidation, backed by an armed band of corporate-sponsored secret police.

You are witnessing the end of America the free and the rise of a fascist corporatocracy where all your rights and freedoms have been suspended until further notice.

And now, shamelessly, even local law enforcement isn't on your side anymore. They've sold out to their corporate slavemasters to the point where BP is now covering the salaries of nearly all the cops and Sheriffs working in certain areas there. As Mac McClelland from Mother Jones reportedly said, "One parish has 57 extra shifts per week that they are devoting entirely to, basically, BP security detail, and BP is paying the sheriff's office."

The truth is too scary
All this can only make you ask the obvious question: What could possibly be happening in the Gulf Coast right now that's so scary that BP and the federal government is willing to destroy your rights in order to protect their secrets?

That's the relevant question here, no?

Clearly there must be a very big secret in the Gulf of Mexico -- a secret so devastating to BP's financial future that it is willing to do almost anything to avoid that secret from getting out.

Why are beach cleanup workers being required to sign non-disclosure agreements? Why are journalists being threatened and intimidated? Why are local cops being used as BP's private security force?

I can only shudder at the possible answers to this all-important question. A secret so dark and so dangerous that BP would do anything to keep it from getting out.

There can only be a couple of possible answers to this that would justify such police state actions:

• Perhaps BP and the federal government is about to unleash a nuclear explosion to stop the oil outflow, and they don't want anyone knowing about it until it's already done.

• Perhaps the U.S. government is planning a multi-state roundup and evacuation of the population to clear out the entire Gulf Coast region in anticipation of something big and dangerous (such as a nuke, or an oil-soaked firestorm of a major U.S. city, or a dangerous new chemical being dumped in the Gulf by BP, etc.)

• Perhaps human bodies are washing up on the beaches for some unknown reason, and the shock of it would be too much for the public to bear.

... or maybe there's some other unimaginable reason none of us "little people" have thought of yet.

In any case, the situation doesn't look pretty. The very freedoms that we just celebrated on Independence Day have been obliterated by a British corporation which now rules our U.S. law enforcement and Department of Homeland Security.

I can only conclude that our government has been infiltrated by a foreign corporation that is now using our own government to enslave us by destroying the very freedoms we once fought so hard to acquire. We are now living under a fascist corporatocracy, and we are seeing first-hand that these corporations will stop at nothing to protect their interests, even if it means sacrificing our freedoms.

B.P. = Beyond Prosecution.
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07-08-2010, 08:08 AM,
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RE: covering the gulf coast is now a federal class d felony, $40k fine
I like the BP thing, Beyond Prosecution... but I see that Mike hasn't changed any, lol. He has about as much understanding about this as he did about the bird flu when he wrote his book, lol.

BP = Goldman Sachs tool. The ones in power aren't the American government, also puppets, it is not the British either nor have the Brits came to lay siege on US soil. The name is just British. It is the same old ones that it has always been with a few new names added, ones that will become the fall guys should this measure falter. Ones like Al Whore.

This is corporatism at their finest, ie TPTB. Banking was and is their main scheme along with corporate domination. We've been an a sort of police state for quite some time now, they're just tighten the rope.

I just wonder if these geniuses realize that what they are doing to tighten up may have caused their own destruction this time.
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07-09-2010, 12:05 AM, (This post was last modified: 07-09-2010, 12:18 AM by h3rm35.)
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RE: covering the gulf coast is now a federal class d felony, $40k fine
No Free Press for BP Oil Disaster

By Dahr Jamail

Global Research, July 8, 2010
Inter Press Service - 2010-07-07

NEW ORLEANS - Last week, the U.S. Coast Guard, working in concert with oil giant BP, instituted new restrictions across the U.S. Gulf Coast that prevent the media from coming within 20 metres of booms or response vessels on beaches or water. But the insidiousness of the restrictions runs even deeper.

"You can't come in here," Don, the security guard hired by BP, told IPS at the Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at Fort Jackson, Louisiana.

Inside, the International Bird Rescue Research Center, one of the companies hired by BP to clean wildlife, works to wash oiled birds before returning them to the wild.

The centre has limited access to the media, and had been open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for two hours at a time. IPS arrived at the centre on a Wednesday, only to learn that it had just reduced its media days from three to two, and was no longer open to the media on Wednesdays.

When asked who he worked for, the private security guard informed IPS, "I work for HUB, a security company hired by BP."

Hub Enterprises out of Broussard, Louisiana has a contract with BP to provide "security officers" and "supervisors". Don is being paid somewhere between 13 and 14 dollars an hour to do his part in helping BP keep a media lid on what is happening with the largest oil-related environmental disaster in U.S. history.

Up to 60,000 barrels of oil are still leaking into the Gulf every day, more than two months after the Apr. 20 explosion on the BP-operated Deepwater Horizon oil rig.

Last week's new media restrictions imposed by the Coast Guard subject journalists and photographers to as much as a 40,000-dollar fine, and from one to five years in jail as a class-D felon if they violate the 20-metre rule, that Unified Command calls a "safety zone".

There have been many indications of a growing and deepening media clampdown in the region in other ways as well.

Last week, IPS had an interview scheduled with the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. The interview was with an individual affiliated with LSU's research strategies into how the BP oil disaster will affect the region.

The morning the interview was to take place, the interview subject, who shall remain anonymous, sent IPS an email stating, "I have been told to cancel the interview. I regret any inconvenience this may have caused you."

When IPS asked him if there was a reason the interview was cancelled, he replied, "No."

An anonymous source later informed IPS that the decision to cancel the interview was made by Chancellor Larry Hollier, who heads the LSU Health Sciences Center.

BP is providing the bulk of the funding to be used to study the effects of the oil disaster, and has promised 500 million dollars for research and restoration projects.

Robert Gagosian is president of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, which represents ocean research institutions and aquariums and manages a programme on ocean drilling research. A marine geochemist, Gagosian is concerned about how that money will be spent, and hopes it will be handled through peer-reviewed grants.

His concern, shared by other scientists and researchers, stems from BP's interest in preserving its business, and whether the proper criteria will be used in assessing what research should be done.

Jeff Short, a former scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who is now with the conservation group Oceana, said that by having BP pay for the research, the government cedes control over what studies are to be conducted.

"I find myself wondering, why would BP want to guide money into projects that would clearly show much larger environmental damage than would have come to light otherwise?" he said.

The first 25 million dollars of the BP funds were quickly distributed to Louisiana State University, the Florida Institute of Oceanography at the University of South Florida and a consortium led by Mississippi State University.

Many independent scientists and journalists fear this is part of an effort to influence what studies are conducted and how willing these public institutions will be to talk to the media about the BP disaster.

In another incident, on Jul. 2, Lance Rosenfield, a photographer for the non-profit investigative journalism outlet ProPublica, was briefly detained by police while shooting pictures near BP's refinery in Texas City, Texas. According to Rosenfield, he was confronted by a BP security officer, local police, and a man identifying himself as an agent of the Department of Homeland Security.

Rosenfield was released after police reviewed his photos and recorded his date of birth, Social Security number and other personal information. The police officer then turned this information over to the BP security guard, under what Rosenfield said was, according to the police officer, "standard operating procedure".

There have also been restrictions placed on the airspace above areas where clean-up and containment operations are occurring. The Federal Aviation Administration has placed restrictions prohibiting media flights below 900 metres over oil-affected areas.
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and, not that a commission would do a hell of a lot anyway, but senate republicans have aided in the cover-up by denying it subpoena power:
Quote:Before the 4th of July weekend, there was unreported maneuver in the Senate designed to protect BP and
the federal government from liability in the Gulf disaster.

Senate Democrats asked unanimous consent to pass legislation that would give the BP Oil Spill Commission the subpoena power it needs to do its job.

The US House of Representatives voted 420 to 1 to give the presidential commission investigating the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico full subpoena power. The Senate blocked it.

"Frankly, it's time we have a vote after so many Republican objections to this commonsense legislation," said Sen. Robert Menendez. "[This bill] asserts that we want to protect those families, taxpayers, not oil company profits."


This just confuses me. I don't understand why this would happen, when the commission would almost certainly white-wash it anyway. It is a bi-partisan cover-up, so why would republicans object, Especially when they've been working so hard to puff up the "Obama's Katrina" talking point?
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07-09-2010, 03:04 AM,
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IMHO, and I may be wrong but I see Republicans and Democrats (politicians) as role playing. The same master holds both leashes. It is role play, like wrestling matches or cops of good guy/bad guy. One appeals to one select group while the other appeals to the other group. Example, Republicans seem to appeal to the Christian Right yet they are not Christian while Democrats appeal to "liberals" and Democrats are suppose to be for the poor and working class yet they are rich and if one sees the actual bills they endorse, it shows.

IE: Horse & Pony Show
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07-09-2010, 03:08 AM,
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(07-09-2010, 03:04 AM)hilly7 Wrote: IMHO, and I may be wrong but I see Republicans and Democrats (politicians) as role playing. The same master holds both leashes. It is role play, like wrestling matches or cops of good guy/bad guy. One appeals to one select group while the other appeals to the other group. Example, Republicans seem to appeal to the Christian Right yet they are not Christian while Democrats appeal to "liberals" and Democrats are suppose to be for the poor and working class yet they are rich and if one sees the actual bills they endorse, it shows.

IE: Horse & Pony Show

yeah, true, that goes without saying, but sometimes I wonder what the choreography's purpose is.
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07-09-2010, 04:25 AM,
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I think the same old things, power, greed, control.
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