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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-12-10 05:01 PM
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2. If this were AP (American Petroleum) we'd be just as outraged and demanding
of fair retribution -- no matter where the eruption occurred. Once we learned of all the shady goings-on it had participated in over the years, we'd want to take it down.

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  -Brit's view of BP CEO Hayward: just an "affable geologist" who's victim to the bullying Yanks pink-o  Jun-12-10 04:51 PM   #0 
  - BP oil should reach British shores in a month or so!!!!  Bobbieo   Jun-12-10 05:01 PM   #1 
  - If this were AP (American Petroleum) we'd be just as outraged and demanding  gateley   Jun-12-10 05:01 PM   #2 
  - Hopefully the Brits get mad enough  notesdev   Jun-12-10 05:04 PM   #3 
  - It's a good thing the Brits have Stephen Hawking  izquierdista   Jun-12-10 05:10 PM   #4 
  - When I first moved to England, I had this idea that Brits were sophisticated and eruidite  pink-o   Jun-12-10 05:21 PM   #6 
  - Well things did get a little testy in the Globe Pub, Marleybone Road last week.  pink-o   Jun-12-10 05:17 PM   #5 
  - We hate Exxon Moble and AIG and B of A and.... I can go on. We're  gateley   Jun-12-10 08:04 PM   #13 
  - Don't they know it's multi-national? We hate BP not the British.  CLANG   Jun-13-10 12:44 PM   #26 
  - Just an "affable geologist" whose company killed a body of water, and  SoCalDem   Jun-12-10 05:26 PM   #7 
  - They'd be rioting in the streets...  Dappleganger   Jun-12-10 06:02 PM   #9 
  - It is sad (but all too predictable) to see this take an ugly nationalistic turn  entanglement   Jun-12-10 06:01 PM   #8 
  - How BP contributed towards Tony Hayward being singled out...  Dappleganger   Jun-12-10 06:06 PM   #11 
     - They relied on his "affability" not realizing we've had it up to here with that bullshit.  glitch   Jun-13-10 11:46 AM   #20 
  - Just shows there are idiots on both sides of the pond -nt  eowyn_of_rohan   Jun-12-10 06:03 PM   #10 
  - The Daily Mail is a dreadful right-wing rag.  Spider Jerusalem   Jun-12-10 06:19 PM   #12 
  - It doesn't help that Drudge readers get a direct link to it  Dappleganger   Jun-13-10 12:13 PM   #23 
  - I was amazed watching BBC World News the other night....  JaneQPublic   Jun-12-10 08:17 PM   #14 
  - What anti-British rhetoric?  treestar   Jun-12-10 08:20 PM   #15 
  - The British media is doing a bang-up job of it.  pink-o   Jun-12-10 08:23 PM   #16 
  - What the fuck is this? The second Revolutionary War?  Jamastiene   Jun-12-10 09:24 PM   #17 
  - You may well be right.  LeftishBrit   Jun-13-10 12:29 PM   #25 
  - Never seen the sea? I live in CT, on the coast. I see it every summer.  Jennicut   Jun-12-10 09:37 PM   #18 
  - Yeah that was the wingnut from Australia who said that...  pink-o   Jun-13-10 10:43 AM   #19 
  - Comments from BP "pensioners"? And does the term "British Empire" ring a bell?  Waiting For Everyman   Jun-13-10 12:03 PM   #21 
  - No it isn't left out, and the Empire ended before most of us were born.  LeftishBrit   Jun-13-10 12:19 PM   #24 
  - PULLEASE don't judge us by the Daily Mail!!!  LeftishBrit   Jun-13-10 12:13 PM   #22 
     - I couldn't agree more! I'm just so stunned by the way the Brit Media has portrayed this!  pink-o   Jun-13-10 02:02 PM   #27 

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