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CynicalObserver Donating Member (157 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-27-10 11:54 PM
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2. I guess since he is in charge
he might get back to Louisiana on their proposal to put sand dykes up before it is too late to stop anything.

The delay on approval at the federal level for what will obviously be an ecological nightmare when they delay long enough is inexcusable by even the most ardent apologist. Given the publicity given to this issue, the white house is clearly aware of it and has chosen not to get involved in motivating the bureaucracy or using any legally available presidential waiver under the authorizing legislation.

To put it another way, you know your beach is about to be faced with massive oil coming onshore. You can delay and do nothing and have a very oily beach, or put up a lot of sand to block the oil, or delay long enough to cover the beach in oil, and then approve it and claim credit for approving it while making sure the actual economy of the area and the coastline is ruined. I am personally betting they go for choice C.

Maybe members from south louisiana will understand this. Carville seems to have woken up, but then again it is his state.
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