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Nihil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-21-10 03:44 AM
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13. No, not many of you enjoy the environmental abuse of the tar sands either ...
... so please don't feel that I was aiming that comment at all Canadians.
I apologise to you (and any other Canadian reader not involved in this thread)
if it read as too broad a brush stroke. I intended it as a direct response to
the "defence" of the tar sands as being somehow environmentally friendly.

FWIW, I don't pick out "one country for supplying it while ignoring the impact
of the rest" nor do I overlook the incredible apathy shown by most Americans
with regard to oil pollution before the media-fest of this recent event.

I will debate the seal "hunt" elsewhere because, as you noted, it isn't relevent
to the body of this thread but was added as a question to the person who doesn't
seem to recognise the problems with tar sands (wherever they are). Again, sorry
if I cause offence to you by not making that clear.

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  -Mired in Canadas Oil Sands cory777  May-18-10 08:47 PM   #0 
  - They better look at the horrible environmental impacts of tar sand oil.  Vincardog   May-18-10 08:53 PM   #1 
  - They are, only it's the wrong people.  polly7   May-18-10 08:56 PM   #2 
  - Our addiction to oil is killing the Earth.  neverforget   May-18-10 09:08 PM   #3 
  - Leave our oil sands alone. Instead, go tell Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, Venezuela,  Dave From Canada   May-18-10 09:33 PM   #4 
  - If that was sarcasm, you could do with tuning it a little.  Nihil   May-19-10 05:07 AM   #5 
  - I'm completely serious. You guys should mind your own business. n/t  Dave From Canada   May-19-10 11:08 AM   #6 
     - Let me guess ... you also club seals and tell people to "mind their own business" there too?  Nihil   May-19-10 11:30 AM   #7 
        - Are you protesting this? Calling your representatives to  polly7   May-20-10 07:13 PM   #8 
        - I have no problem with Canadians in general ...  Nihil   May-21-10 03:32 AM   #12 
        - Nah, not many of us club seals, mainly the native fishermen and  polly7   May-20-10 07:35 PM   #10 
           - No, not many of you enjoy the environmental abuse of the tar sands either ...  Nihil   May-21-10 03:44 AM   #13 
  - I know people from Alberta  arikara   May-20-10 10:23 PM   #11 
  - Boycott this dirty oil. Do something besides using it while criticizing.  polly7   May-20-10 07:17 PM   #9 
 

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