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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

BP Spew Cam after "Top Kill" attempt!

BP's "Spew Cam" at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico reveals no fewer than THREE plumes of what appears to be either mud being pumped in or petroleum continuing to flow out.

Earlier today Obama said there are 'no guarantees' a top kill will stop the Gulf oil leak. Big whoop, tell us something we don't know!
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Sestak White House scandal called 'impeachable offense!'

"This scandal could be enormous," said Dick Morris, a former White House adviser to President Bill Clinton, on the Fox News Sean Hannity show last night. "It's Valerie Plame only 10 times bigger, because it's illegal and Joe Sestak is either lying or the White House committed a crime.

"Obviously, the offer of a significant job in the White House could not be made unless it was by Rahm Emanuel or cleared with Rahm Emanuel," he said. If the job offer was high enough that it also had Obama's apppoval, "that is a high crime and misdemeanor.

Sean Hannity and Dick Morris talk about the emerging Sestak Affair:

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CNN airs song containing the ‘N’ word, then apologizes!

"We aired some music just a few minutes ago and, obviously for those of you who heard it, it was the wrong music that aired. It was a terrible mistake and we're working very hard to make up for it."

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Construction workers at the Solyndra Plant in Fremont are spending the day at home Wednesday without pay as President Obama visits the company to praise its work on solar panels. Union workers have been told not to come back until Thursday because of security concerns associated with the President's visit. Workers tell KRON 4's Kate Thompson this day off means they won't get paid.
"It's with no pay and we have no choice. We have to take a day off and come back Thursday. We don't get to meet the President. We're the workers and we don't get to see him.

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Officer Interrupts Live TV Report to Give Multiple Parking Tickets to News Crew!

From News channel 5 KTLA News' Gayle Anderson, who during a live taping Tuesday with Kelley Blue Book representatives about the best cars to drive this summer received several parking tickets for allegedly failing to pay for spots in a beach lot just north of the Santa Monica Pier.
"After you pay your Santa Monica parking ticket, where do you want to go in this Porsche?" Anderson said during the broadcast. "They must be desperate for money, honey."

R/V Bellows Returns from Gulf of Mexicos Loop Current!

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Updated May 24, 2010) As scientific models show oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill entering the Gulf of Mexicos Loop Current, USF's R/V Bellows and a team of scientists ended a five-day voyage to the current Monday, but still have much work to do on water samples drawn from those waters.
The Bellows is the second USF ship involved in the oil spill response. The R/V Weatherbird sailed Saturday for its second trip into the spill zone, a six-day mission to determine if oil from the ruptured Deepwater Horizon well has pooled in the depths of the gulf.

5/26/10 update: The cameras today are on the beach in Orange Beach. Covering BP Top Kill Experiment, Oil Spill Position, Trajectory Maps and Enviromental Damage in Louisiana.

CNN News - Louisiana fishing industry in peril - BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

John Kerry: "We Are The Saudi Arabia of Natural Gas"!

In light of the BP oil spill off the coast of Louisiana, Massachusetts Senator John Kerry discusses the current status of offshore drilling as it relates to proposed energy legislation yesterday in Washington. Kerry argues for the long-term need to move towards alternate fuels such as natural gas. "We're not going to stop drilling in the gulf tomorrow folks....just because one of our 48,000 wells went sour....the fact is that it's urgent to start converting trucks to natural gas"!

Pence: House Republicans are listening!

Congressman Mike Pence encourages Americans to speak out for their country! "The American people finally have a way in! It's called: www.americaspeakingout.com/"
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Carville's Oil Outburst...

Carville blasts White House over rig spill reaction. "The political stupidity of this is just unbelievable.....the President needs to get down here and put somebody in charge, we're about to die down here!"

Obama to aides: 'Plug the damn hole'!

It looks like the ocean floor collapsed, the magnitude of this disaster is unknown. Lindsey Williams is saying that 200,000 barrels a day is emptying into the gulf. This video clearly reveals the shocking magnitude of the breach!
The Washington Post has reported:

Since the oil rig exploded, the White House has tried to project a posture that is unflappable and in command.

But to those tasked with keeping the president apprised of the disaster, Obama's clenched jaw is becoming an increasingly familiar sight. During one of those sessions in the Oval Office the first week after the spill, a president who rarely vents his frustration cut his aides short, according to one who was there.

"Plug the damn hole," Obama told them.
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