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pointing fingers and blaming someone ISNT fixing the oil spill regardless. why even bring up bush into this? too late now. actions speak louder than
The Media is the one pointing fingers in this case:
Pelosi said when asked if Democrats could have prevented or mitigated the crisis by keeping a closer watch on the industry.
A year & 1/2 in the office Obama has passed Health Care bill, trying to pass a far-reaching financial regulatory bill that helps stop what got us in
this finacial mess so Obama's been kinda busy!
Does any one remember during the Bush admin. scandals involving sex/coc aine & lax oil company regulations?
Investigators discovered "a culture of substance abuse and promiscuity," in one section of the Lakewood office, Interior Inspector General Earl E.
Devaney wrote in a letter to Interior
Secretary Dirk Kempthorne.
In the Royalty in Kind division, "between 2002 and 2006, nearly one-third of the staff socialized with, and received a wide array of gifts and
gratuities from, oil and gas companies," with whom those workers were conducting business, one report said.
Gifts included ski and golf trips, tickets to sporting events, a jaunt to a party in New Orleans, dinners, drinks and a paintball outing.
Devaney said investigators found "a pervasive culture of exclusivity, exempt from the rules that govern all other employees of the federal
Was this Obama's scandal? Does anyone here know from April 20th what Obama has done about the oil spill?
Timeline of the Gulf Coast oil spill and the response by the federal government:
If anything this is Cheney's Katrina for incompetence.
Many of the people appointed in the Bush administration are still burrowed in the agencies that are supposed to oversee the [oil] industry,” Pelosi
said when asked if Democrats could have prevented or mitigated the crisis by keeping a closer watch on the industry.
Added the Speaker, “the cozy relationships between the Bush administration’s agency leadership and the industry is clear…I’ve heard no
complaints from my members about the way the president has handled it,” Pelosi stated.
You can't deny the culture created in American corporations is to hire the regulators in the industry to get around the rules exactly like Toyota
did, right? If not then bribe them!
Of course I'll be labeled as an Obama worshiper but the facts stand strong while unchecked accusations fly like oil spills in a hurricane!