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time_has_come Donating Member (872 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-30-10 10:36 AM
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28. Don't think when you park your car your hands become clean
If we tallied up your oil use since birth, I'm sure the barrel count would surprise you. Oil has seeped (no pun intended) into practically everything we do.

But I applaud vegetarian bike-riders who try to eat locally and don't buy a bunch of useless shit. I aspire to it myself.
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  -Point your innocent finger, but we're getting exactly what we deserve time_has_come  May-30-10 01:28 AM   #0 
  - We are all responsible to push for change, see you at the protest sister/brother nt  flamingdem   May-30-10 01:29 AM   #1 
  - Yes, but WHAT change?  time_has_come   May-30-10 01:36 AM   #2 
     - We need a Manhattan Project for alternative energy.  Kablooie   May-30-10 03:15 AM   #16 
        - We need a Manhattan Project  tabasco   May-30-10 10:39 AM   #29 
           - Nobody in the West  Codeine   May-30-10 10:41 AM   #30 
              - LOL.  tabasco   May-30-10 01:14 PM   #53 
                 - What a tremendously factual argument.  Codeine   May-30-10 01:17 PM   #55 
  - Yea we're responsible, but not in the way you think.  napi21   May-30-10 01:44 AM   #3 
  - A slight correction: not bigger than all sources combined: biggest single user.  Hannah Bell   May-30-10 03:44 AM   #20 
  - Still the largest consumer in the US I believe. I know I'm dreaming when  napi21   May-30-10 04:16 AM   #23 
  - yes, our military uses more oil trying to get oil from Iraq-makes no sense  happy_liberal   May-30-10 11:21 AM   #47 
  - Time to tie in the military with the disaster in the Gulf, yes nt  flamingdem   May-30-10 11:31 AM   #49 
  - Nah we use more fuel to feed you and me  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 08:42 PM   #68 
  - Said the BP spokesperson  noise   May-30-10 01:45 AM   #4 
  - Of course not. But they ARE a monster of our own creation.  time_has_come   May-30-10 01:54 AM   #9 
  - Oh, is that what I said? Gee whiz  time_has_come   May-30-10 10:44 AM   #32 
  - I see you gave up on your claims that BP is NOT trying to impede reporters.  Bonobo   May-30-10 01:48 AM   #5 
  - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   May-30-10 01:50 AM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-30-10 01:57 AM   #11 
  - The CEO wasn't trying to impede reporters when he barked at them on that beach.  time_has_come   May-30-10 10:45 AM   #33 
  - The moral equivalency crap is getting old.  laughingliberal   May-30-10 01:49 AM   #6 
  - +1 Poor, poor, poor BP we drove em to it. That's the ticket! Yeah...  TheKentuckian   May-30-10 01:56 AM   #10 
  - Yes. The cries of people hungry for oil haunted them and forced them to take risks to satisfy us.  laughingliberal   May-30-10 02:02 AM   #13 
  - Furthermore, not everyone drives a car.  JackRiddler   May-30-10 02:08 AM   #14 
  - Excellent points! eom  laughingliberal   May-30-10 02:17 AM   #15 
  - Don't think when you park your car your hands become clean  time_has_come   May-30-10 10:36 AM   #28 
  - I don't have a car. I don't think my hands are clean. And you need to stop projecting.  JackRiddler   May-30-10 01:07 PM   #52 
  - well put Jack nt  flamingdem   May-30-10 11:40 AM   #50 
  - Understatement  Individualist   May-30-10 11:09 AM   #41 
  - Actually reaizing what is the basis of our current  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 08:44 PM   #70 
  - We were all born into the system we are in, we cannot be responsible for that  TheKentuckian   May-30-10 01:53 AM   #8 
  - No thanks. I'm out in the streets trying to end capitalism around twice a week.  readmoreoften   May-30-10 02:00 AM   #12 
  - bullshit  TexasObserver   May-30-10 03:22 AM   #17 
  - Yeah, poor BP, each & every one of us forced them to cut corners. Hogwash.  Bluebear   May-30-10 03:27 AM   #18 
  - We buy the fuel, some of us own the stock, and we all elected the government officials  slackmaster   May-30-10 03:29 AM   #19 
  - And short of a revolution, what could've we done to change any of that?  readmoreoften   May-30-10 03:46 AM   #21 
     - Nothing. And he knows it. Just making excuses for the corporate criminal class. nt  laughingliberal   May-30-10 03:22 PM   #58 
  - A major flaw in your logic.  Xicano   May-30-10 03:50 AM   #22 
  - Don't forget the car makers, bought off regulators, and our pols  TheKentuckian   May-30-10 04:21 AM   #24 
  - and stupid simplistic collective guillt crap is still shit on a shingle  cali   May-30-10 04:28 AM   #25 
  - yes- just how stupid do they think we are  happy_liberal   May-30-10 11:25 AM   #48 
  - Not even close...  Scuba   May-30-10 04:43 AM   #26 
  - i'm really tired of this kind of post. it's true, everyone except hermit bob uses oil  Hannah Bell   May-30-10 04:52 AM   #27 
  - I stand corrected. BP isn't something we created and enrich.  time_has_come   May-30-10 10:43 AM   #31 
  - Sorry, but your point doesn't fly  MadHound   May-30-10 10:50 AM   #36 
  - Only true to a certain extent. BP cut all kinds of corners.  Jennicut   May-30-10 10:45 AM   #34 
  - Correct on all counts. And we can make changes to remedy all that...  time_has_come   May-30-10 10:48 AM   #35 
  - There will be no stopping of drilling in the near future. But down the line  Jennicut   May-30-10 10:56 AM   #37 
     - You hit upon the solution though...  time_has_come   May-30-10 11:09 AM   #42 
        - I agree. Will this move people to action, the public and the govt.?  Jennicut   May-30-10 11:15 AM   #44 
        - Welcome to the 21st Century  LanternWaste   May-30-10 09:03 PM   #74 
  - + 1 nt  ecstatic   May-30-10 11:18 AM   #45 
  - What do they pay you, anyway?  Marr   May-30-10 10:59 AM   #38 
  - The truth is it's own reward. n/t  time_has_come   May-30-10 11:06 AM   #40 
  - most of us are for responsible drilling, you can't blame us for irresponsible actions  Motown_Johnny   May-30-10 11:01 AM   #39 
  - Unrec for another blame the people, not the corporations post.  Individualist   May-30-10 11:10 AM   #43 
  - Not me. I produce my own ethanol  NNN0LHI   May-30-10 11:20 AM   #46 
  - Brainwashed people are NOT "really" responsible for their actions.  Odin2005   May-30-10 01:04 PM   #51 
  - blaming the working people  William Z. Foster   May-30-10 01:17 PM   #54 
  - We should all just kill ourselves  AllentownJake   May-30-10 01:20 PM   #56 
  - Oh, you do make wonderful points!  laughingliberal   May-30-10 03:18 PM   #57 
     - I'm getting sick of people  AllentownJake   May-30-10 04:01 PM   #60 
        - I agree. And it's an excellent attempt to minimize the criminality of the industry. nt  laughingliberal   May-30-10 04:04 PM   #62 
           - Tylenol is in trouble because they took short cuts in manufacturing their product  AllentownJake   May-30-10 04:08 PM   #63 
              - Best thing that ever happened to me . . .  taterguy   May-30-10 08:47 PM   #71 
                 - Someone hit you with the soft end of a 2 X 4 there taterguy?  NNN0LHI   May-30-10 09:30 PM   #84 
  - oh  H2O Man   May-30-10 03:34 PM   #59 
  - Fail. Utterly pathetic.  inna   May-30-10 04:03 PM   #61 
  - There is a friend of our family  robdogbucky   May-30-10 04:38 PM   #64 
     - Yes, we do need to muster the courage. The courage to do what is not clear  time_has_come   May-30-10 08:32 PM   #65 
     - Oh  BeFree   May-30-10 08:41 PM   #67 
        - The existence of BP et al is OUR fault  time_has_come   May-30-10 08:55 PM   #73 
           - You admit YOU are to blame  BeFree   May-30-10 09:11 PM   #76 
              - Did i deny it? Am i not part of "we"?  time_has_come   May-30-10 09:26 PM   #81 
                 - Y'know what?  BeFree   May-30-10 09:30 PM   #83 
                    - LOL. Thought you ignored me already...  time_has_come   May-30-10 09:34 PM   #85 
     - Well I am not shocked that they reached the systems analysis  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 10:13 PM   #97 
  - I suppose if the Hoover Dam broke due to negligence  Duer 157099   May-30-10 08:40 PM   #66 
  - A real turd of an OP.  HCE SuiGeneris   May-30-10 08:43 PM   #69 
  - Tell me, today have you used ANYTHING  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 08:49 PM   #72 
     - i'm so disgusted by corporatist apologists, i want to throw up.  inna   May-30-10 09:04 PM   #75 
     - THis is not about the corporation  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 09:13 PM   #78 
        - Nadine - so what is your POINT?? Other than shifting the blame from where it truly belongs.  inna   May-30-10 09:17 PM   #79 
           - I am well beyond playing the blame game  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 09:28 PM   #82 
              - Ahhh... forgive me, but that sounds like more corporatist apologism (is that a proper noun?)  inna   May-30-10 09:34 PM   #86 
                 - Exactly where have I defended their actions?  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 09:40 PM   #89 
                 - glad you feel better.  inna   May-30-10 09:48 PM   #92 
                 - Nadine spent time giving you some intelligent points...  time_has_come   May-30-10 09:44 PM   #91 
                    - Welcome to DU by the way  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 09:50 PM   #94 
                    - yawn. run along, flame somebody else.  inna   May-30-10 09:50 PM   #95 
                    - I like you, but on this one  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 09:53 PM   #96 
                    - Do you honestly think you are capable of making such and evaluation  TheKentuckian   May-31-10 03:21 AM   #101 
     - The system analysis includes not having things like mostly bad groups  RandomThoughts   May-30-10 09:12 PM   #77 
        - First things first, realize where we are  nadinbrzezinski   May-30-10 09:17 PM   #80 
  - .  Bluebear   May-30-10 09:38 PM   #87 
  - Enjoying your little flamefest? Hope the pilot light isn't on gas.  Bluebear   May-30-10 09:38 PM   #88 
  - You are absolutely right.  Zoeisright   May-30-10 09:41 PM   #90 
  - Pathetic. It's YOUR fault - the apologists and enablers of destructive greed. You blame the victim.  grahamhgreen   May-30-10 09:50 PM   #93 
  - There is a lot of truth in that statement. Blindness to scale and proportionality...  Bonobo   May-30-10 10:22 PM   #98 
  - Do we have to quit breathing to complain about air pollution?  Forkboy   May-30-10 10:23 PM   #99 
  - Oh What a Bunch of Horse Apples  underseasurveyor   May-31-10 12:57 AM   #100 
     - Hey! We don't use that kind of harsh language here.  TexasObserver   May-31-10 11:52 PM   #102 
        - Oh golly gee I'm so sorry  underseasurveyor   Jun-01-10 09:16 PM   #103 

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