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15. it seems that they think he should
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  -To the people who think Obama should magically stop the oil leak Rosa Luxemburg  May-22-10 09:36 AM   #0 
  - Personally I'd prefer the govt. use science and engineering.  Barack_America   May-22-10 09:39 AM   #1 
  - I don't think the government is equipped to go down there to stop the leak  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 09:41 AM   #2 
  - When was the last time  jdlh8894   May-22-10 09:54 AM   #4 
  - umm 9/11/2001.  unapatriciated   May-22-10 10:49 PM   #82 
  - The US Navy has deep submersibles that can reach the leak..  Fumesucker   May-22-10 09:59 AM   #7 
  - the military is down there already  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:05 AM   #17 
     - Down where?  dgibby   May-22-10 11:30 AM   #65 
  - Yes, communist revolutionaries are very much opposed to government action.  freddie mertz   May-22-10 10:04 AM   #16 
     - Those who don't want big government and now they do  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:06 AM   # 
        - And you know that HOW, exactly?  freddie mertz   May-22-10 10:09 AM   #20 
           - I uess it goes back to the days when oil companies were left to run everything  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:33 AM   #50 
              - You are seriously off track, Ms. Luxemburg.  freddie mertz   May-22-10 10:46 AM   #57 
  - Me too - but how many if the government have the know how?  stray cat   May-22-10 09:54 AM   #5 
     - people from the military are already down there  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:07 AM   #19 
        - Yes, but they are taking their orders from BP. nt  laughingliberal   May-22-10 10:22 AM   #36 
           - who told you that?  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:24 AM   #38 
              - Nice reality switch, that  laughingliberal   May-22-10 10:31 AM   #49 
              - if that is the case then congress should investigate it  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:34 AM   #51 
              - Yes, and the government should take control of the effort. Every available resource should be used.  laughingliberal   May-22-10 10:44 AM   #56 
                 - +1  Raineyb   May-22-10 11:28 AM   #64 
                 - After Valdez oil spill in Alaska you might think Congress might change the laws now  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 03:25 PM   #74 
                    - The law does not prevent the government from taking charge of the operations.  laughingliberal   May-23-10 09:42 AM   #85 
              - delete, wrong place  laughingliberal   May-22-10 10:41 AM   #54 
              - Ugh no, it was on the news. CBS reporters run out of the area and Coast Guard stated they were  lonestarnot   May-22-10 11:36 AM   #66 
  - No wonder Obama can't even get started to do anything about the leak.  pocoloco   May-22-10 09:42 AM   #3 
  - now we've got CUTESY marginalization of dissent  Donnachaidh   May-22-10 09:55 AM   #6 
  - His one profound statement was...  BeFree   May-22-10 10:00 AM   #9 
  - +100  avaistheone1   May-22-10 10:01 AM   #10 
  - what evidence do you have that someone is covering up  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:02 AM   #12 
  - I think the exponential growth of the spill estimates  AllentownJake   May-22-10 10:06 AM   #18 
  - it took 9 months for the one in 1979 to get capped off  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:18 AM   #26 
     - Nice change of subject, that  laughingliberal   May-22-10 10:35 AM   #52 
     - Obviously, we've learned nothing since.  neverforget   May-22-10 11:41 AM   #68 
     - 90 days in the minimum  AllentownJake   May-22-10 12:26 PM   #73 
  - we already have a thread telling people to STFU if they don't like it.  Lerkfish   May-22-10 10:22 AM   #35 
  - they listen to too much TV  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:25 AM   #39 
  - not sure you understood my post.  Lerkfish   May-22-10 10:28 AM   #46 
  - Why don't you go and tell them what to do?  treestar   May-22-10 03:35 PM   #76 
     - LOL! good one. I should STFU unless I'm the president  Lerkfish   May-22-10 06:51 PM   #77 
  - I'm convinced they weren't 'confused' when they said it was 5,000 gallons per day leaking  laughingliberal   May-22-10 10:27 AM   #42 
  - this is so grand as dissent, judging the way things are being done?  treestar   May-22-10 03:34 PM   #75 
  - BP has taken over and is not letting anyone else help.  Cleita   May-22-10 10:00 AM   #8 
  - BP is running the government  avaistheone1   May-22-10 10:03 AM   #14 
     - strange - who said that?  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:14 AM   #23 
        - Here's one example:  laughingliberal   May-22-10 11:06 AM   #59 
  - I see the Shut the Fuck up threads are making a comeback  AllentownJake   May-22-10 10:02 AM   #11 
  - It's a new wrinkle on an old and familiar theme.  freddie mertz   May-22-10 10:17 AM   #25 
  - you need o come up with ideas instead of complaining  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:19 AM   #30 
     - They can't stop it without going Nuclear  AllentownJake   May-22-10 10:21 AM   #32 
     - My idea is that they could start by telling us the truth about what is happening.  freddie mertz   May-22-10 10:27 AM   #41 
        - When has the United States Government or a large corporate entity gone that route  AllentownJake   May-22-10 11:07 AM   #60 
  - Did they ever go away?  jgraz   May-22-10 12:04 PM   #69 
     - They were dying down for a bit  AllentownJake   May-22-10 12:09 PM   #71 
  - funny, never saw anyone state that "Obama should magically stop the oil leak"  G_j   May-22-10 10:03 AM   #13 
  - it seems that they think he should  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:04 AM   #15 
  - so they didn't actually say it  G_j   May-22-10 10:11 AM   #22 
  - I think you are building strawmen  AllentownJake   May-22-10 10:19 AM   #29 
     - the operations were run for BP by Transocean and Halliburton  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:22 AM   #34 
        - I'm sure they know what went wrong  AllentownJake   May-22-10 10:28 AM   #44 
           - it looks like no one can fix it  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:30 AM   #47 
              - Think chernobyl or Love Canal nt.  AllentownJake   May-22-10 11:05 AM   #58 
  - Me neither.  donco6   May-22-10 10:19 AM   #28 
  - Yes, that was an attempt at dismissal of any and all criticism...  freddie mertz   May-22-10 10:28 AM   #45 
     - I want a skittle shitting unicorn  AllentownJake   May-22-10 11:08 AM   #61 
        - I just want a president who lives up to his promises.  jgraz   May-22-10 12:10 PM   #72 
           - If you ever find one, let me know.  Robeson   May-22-10 10:35 PM   #81 
  - Why in the hell is BP still in charge of the leak?  Upton   May-22-10 10:11 AM   #21 
  - where do you get this information that BP is ordering people around - RW newspeak?  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:15 AM   #24 
     - Try staying informed..  Upton   May-22-10 10:22 AM   #33 
     - this incident should be investigated then?  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:27 AM   #43 
     - wow -- uninformed much?  nashville_brook   May-22-10 10:31 AM   #48 
     - Uninformed a bunch, it would seem. And a contender for Laughing Liberals Dramamine Awards.  laughingliberal   May-22-10 11:19 AM   #62 
        - ...  nashville_brook   May-23-10 09:35 AM   #84 
     - Again, RW newspeak protects corporate interests. Nice try again, though. nt  laughingliberal   May-22-10 11:39 AM   #67 
  - How about he just stops hoping BP will magically stop the leak.  branders seine   May-22-10 10:18 AM   #27 
  - No more oil drilling is best but they'll have to cap them all off  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:23 AM   #37 
     - this century-old filthy energy economy must end.  branders seine   May-22-10 10:43 AM   #55 
        - Agreed  Rosa Luxemburg   May-22-10 10:23 PM   #79 
  - No magic expected but "BP has got this" is just as much believing in fairy tales  TheKentuckian   May-22-10 10:20 AM   #31 
  - Unrec  Individualist   May-22-10 10:26 AM   #40 
  - also unrec'd for lame ass excuses and buck passing  TheKentuckian   May-22-10 10:38 AM   #53 
  - +1  LWolf   May-22-10 11:20 AM   #63 
  - Unrec with extreme prejudice  jgraz   May-22-10 12:07 PM   #70 
  - +1  unapatriciated   May-22-10 11:04 PM   #83 
  - Probably the biggest waste of pixels ever at DU.  Bluebear   May-22-10 06:52 PM   #78 
  - The new mantra of team Obama:  Lorien   May-22-10 10:34 PM   #80 
 

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