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I guess you are too dim to see my original point.
Originally posted by OldDragger
reply to post by butcherguy
And if you open your eyes, nearly every Obama related thread(if it does not attempt to glorify him) has at least one post that calls someone a racist for the very reason I stated.
AND, so far the only person that has brought it up is YOU!
I guess I WAS way too generous! See if you can figure it out!
Wouldn't want to use such big words, might confuse you and all.
Originally posted by OldDragger
What's next? Nayh, nayh?
Statement by the Press Secretary on the President's Oval Office Meeting to Discuss the Situation in the Gulf of Mexico
The President and First Lady's thoughts and prayers are with the family members and loved ones facing the tragic situation in the Gulf of Mexico. The President was briefed in the Oval Office this afternoon by a number of senior officials including Department of Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano, Admiral Thad Allen, United States Coast Guard Commandant, Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe, FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate as well as a host of senior white house officials including Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Carol Browner, Chair of Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley and Director of the National Economic Council Lawrence Summers.
The United States Coast Guard informed the President that search and rescue efforts are ongoing. The President made sure that the entire federal government was offering all assistance needed in the rescue effort as well as in mitigating and responding to the environmental impact and that this response was being treated as the number one priority. The President asked the responding departments to devote every resource needed to respond to this incident and investigate its cause.
The National Response Team has been activated and Unified and Area Commands have been established near New Orleans to coordinate search and rescue operations and oil spill response efforts.
The Department of the Interior and the Minerals Management Service as well as the Coast Guard are also working with responsible parties to support their important efforts to secure the pollution sources. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Hayes was dispatched to the region yesterday to assist with coordination and response. The President wishes to thank the bravery of the professionals across the government who have worked non-stop over the last two days to save lives and protect the environment.
Originally posted by Kaploink
Obama storms in and takes control = "socialist takeover of a private company" "government interference made the leak worse"
Obama waits for information and tries to work with BP = "terrible leader who is incapable of doing anything" "his inaction has made the leak worse"
No matter what he did in response, the right is going to attack it. Besides, do you really expect him to personally plug the leak? He is a president, not a God.
In the first 48 hours the POTUS did more to address the crisis than Bush did in the month following Katrina.