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immoderate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-07-11 04:15 PM
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9. K, R. I deal with some climate change deniers.
They can't accept that oil companies own scientists, at least some of them.

I will pass this along. Thanks, MF. (No, facts don't change their minds, but others can witness their stupidity. :))

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  -A reminder that BP tried to control oil spill research by buying off university scientists. madfloridian  Jan-07-11 02:15 PM   #0 
  - Business as usual.  blindpig   Jan-07-11 02:28 PM   #1 
  - Yes, and I fear we have been lied to on this issue.  madfloridian   Jan-07-11 03:10 PM   #2 
     - Much less the ecological repercussions.  blindpig   Jan-07-11 03:51 PM   #4 
        - And I wonder if any damage will be admitted...ever?  madfloridian   Jan-07-11 03:52 PM   #6 
           - It will be downplayed....  blindpig   Jan-07-11 04:03 PM   #7 
  - Recommend!  Poboy   Jan-07-11 03:27 PM   #3 
  - .....  madfloridian   Jan-07-11 03:51 PM   #5 
     - No, thank you for posting, and all of your others. Thank you.  Poboy   Jan-07-11 06:44 PM   #11 
  - Used to be that was called bribery, racketeering and obstruction of justice. n/t  Monk06   Jan-07-11 04:06 PM   #8 
  - Not any more. Now it is called business as usual.  madfloridian   Jan-08-11 12:17 PM   #21 
  - K, R. I deal with some climate change deniers.  immoderate   Jan-07-11 04:15 PM   #9 
  - Well, I live among people who think Sarah Palin is brilliant.  madfloridian   Jan-07-11 06:24 PM   #10 
  - K&R  maryf   Jan-07-11 08:51 PM   #12 
  - Govt doesn't have enough $. Research is being paid for by private  Ilsa   Jan-07-11 09:46 PM   #13 
  - Trouble is I would say that the timing was off to accept offers from BP  madfloridian   Jan-08-11 12:09 AM   #14 
  - I agree. It's a terrible thing to allow those conditions on your results. nt  Ilsa   Jan-08-11 06:44 AM   #17 
  - Our colleges and universities have been corporatized .... long ago -- !!  defendandprotect   Jan-08-11 02:40 PM   #24 
  - Disturbing when they can buy off academics and whole departments at Universities  Generic Other   Jan-08-11 01:21 AM   #15 
  - If the Universities had proper tax funded departments, they wouldn't have to rely on  glowing   Jan-08-11 05:36 AM   #16 
     - It reminds me of Galileo dealing with the church  Generic Other   Jan-08-11 11:29 AM   #19 
  - Thanks for the post...this is a good read....  russspeakeasy   Jan-08-11 10:53 AM   #18 
  - Thanks. It's amazing how so many here in FL think the Gulf is all clean now.  madfloridian   Jan-08-11 12:48 PM   #22 
  - "federal government has failed to coordinate the massive research program needed to save the Gulf"  madfloridian   Jan-08-11 12:16 PM   #20 
  - Wealth is really one of the evils in the world ... like violence, it gives power  defendandprotect   Jan-08-11 02:38 PM   #23 
  - Thanks, Mad .... missed this first time around .... !! And agree w/your comments --  defendandprotect   Jan-08-11 02:44 PM   #25 
  - Thank you for posting this, madfloridian  truedelphi   Jan-08-11 04:39 PM   #26 
  - Heh heh  madfloridian   Jan-08-11 06:48 PM   #27 
  - BP and their Legal Team  Debbie Smith   Jan-08-11 06:53 PM   #28 

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