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posted on 24-5-2010 @ 10:32 AM
reply to post by JakiusFogg
Sorry to be a party popper but the tribulation hasn't stopped. We still have the BP oil spill which is getting worse and worse, the Obama administration advice to our Armed Forces is to get ready for a very possible confrontation with North Korea, not to mention the fact that the governments of the world, including the Obama administration, are implementing more draconian laws to suppress and control us. Not to mention that the economy is NOT getting better, and before it does there will be a collapse and you want to claim all problems are behind us?
This op is nothing more than the "desire" of the op to ignore being realistic.
Sorry but what I see are more floods, even a possible heat wave but isolated to one region but which will cause lots of problems.
The BP oil spill will only get worse for at least a few more weeks if not longer, and this will destroy ecosystems, there will be more ban on fishing spread to emcompass regions of the ocean where the oil keeps expanding into. You can say tourism goodbye for a while because of the stench from ocean animals and other biologicals which will cause a real bad stench in the gulf, and parts of the eastern seashore of the U.S.
The ramification of this spill are going to be more than the unfortunate death of many lifeforms in the oceans but i feel that this will precipitate seismic and magmatic events unless they can stop the oil, and gas from escaping, and i dont see that happening any time soon.
Do you realize that there could be evacuations from the affected areas because of the strencth from the dying biological organisms, and not to mention the fact that methane is probably one of the gases being released contituously from the hole, or holes and this will cause respiratoty problems and possibly deaths?
Anyone living close to the affected areas should start buying canned food, bottled water, any medicine that you need including vitamins such as vitamin C, aspirins/tylenol/advil, and as much as you can afford. If you don't have a barbecue I would buy at least a grill and some coal or whatever you use for a very real emergency.
I rather be a realist, than pretend "all the worse is behind us" and be caught unprepared.
Originally posted by CmptrN3rd5
It was super neat watching the robot switch the tool to its other hand haha. I could totally do that job!
Originally posted by Takamuri
You guys just want BP to be screaming at the top of their lungs that they are sorry for this mess, and they have already said MANY TIMES that they are, but it isn't enough for you. You want to say that the governments response is inadequate, however, what do you suggest they do? They already have sent their best resources to assist in the matter. Kick BP out? The guys who's bread and butter is drilling and pumping these holes?
[edit on 24-5-2010 by Takamuri]
Originally posted by Aliensun
reply to post by DogsDogsDogs
It doesn't seem possible to have an underwater explosion. To my knowledge, neither the escaping gas or oil will burn without the addition of atmospheric oxygen. Please correct my speculation if it is wrong.
Originally posted by xynephadyn
Watching the BP live feed right now, and the ROV is doing a bunch of stuff. So this isnt the top kill yet, just preparation? BTW does anyone know what the top kill is? What it entails?
Edit: Im confused I heard on the news that they were doing Top Kill tonight?
[edit on 25-5-2010 by xynephadyn]