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"Massive emergency evacuations" are a crock!

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posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 10:20 AM
This has been a slowly developing crisis, that will continue to be a problem. There is definitely a chance that some areas will require evacuations. However, I cannot see how sudden massive evacuations would likely occur from this, and this is basically "alarmist" activities to promote such beliefs.

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 10:37 AM
better be prepare mentally with a worst case scenario
when it will strike many people will not have that chance

look 9/11 .. ok it was another cover up but we the people didnt see bigger
to see bigger and larger you have to make theories
a lot happened since the year 2000
in 10 years .. more have happened then in 300 years

2012 is soon .. mass evacuation will happen
because of some toxic region (oil+toxic dispersant+radioactivity now in the gulf)
or terrorist blowing up something (fear of the dirty bomb)
many mid-level evac were done (exemple: NYC)
many large drill of mass evacuation planed by FEMA happened

so far more then 200 people have been declared ill ..
many clean up workers of course but if a hurricane cat 3-5 strike the spill
now no choice to evacuate (temp or perm)

if they dont they will be responsible forever of allowing all the toxic for the already toxic oil to be near land where people live ...
if they evacuate at least they have done sometime to avoid loss of life
if they do not .. and a lot of people start getting ill and dying then its a go for obama to resign or be remove

do you start to see bigger now ?

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 10:37 AM
[edit on 2-7-2010 by Ben81]

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 10:37 AM
my reply was duplicate 3 time :S
thats why of the 2 editing box

[edit on 2-7-2010 by Ben81]

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:20 AM
reply to post by Truth1000
Agreed, crock.

If the govt. was saddled with the task of evacuating just 1 mile inland from the coastline, it would be an utter failure. Epic? Whatever.

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 11:54 AM
i understand how you hate hysteria abouut evacs, but they arent a crock.
its why the highways were built. when you have large groups of people, you need emergency evac plans.
nothing nefatious there.

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:29 PM
Contaminated Ground Water. That alone will cause an evacuation/migration.

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 12:48 PM
How long has this well been leaking now???

So when will these 'evacuations' be necessary? Another month of leaking? What changes then? The oil going to start creeping inland after another two months of leaking?

It is an environmental catastrophe, no doubt about it. I really would like to see if someone can come up with a real good reason why a mass evacuation would be necessary. The leak has been going on for months and we haven't required one yet!

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 01:35 PM
These are "hurricane areas" so they already understand about large-scale evacuations under much more precipitous circumstances than a slow leak of oil for over a month. With a hurricane, they can evacuate large areas in just 2-3 days, under semi-emergent conditions.

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 01:45 PM
reply to post by butcherguy

You've been aging for years now, yet haven't needed a pacemaker yet. Doesn't mean you'll never need one.

You seem to think that things can't get any worse than they are. That's a dangerous assumption.

It's like a bomb, but in super slow motion. When it blows up near you, you're not shredded to pieces instantly. First, you see a flash of light, but no big deal. Then you start to feel some heat. No big deal. Then it starts to get a little hotter. People around you are starting to get burned. Think you should leave the area yet? Or do you think it's perfectly safe to stick around, because this bomb has been "blowing up for months now", and you haven't had to leave?

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 01:52 PM
reply to post by Unit541
Yes, hearts, they do wear out. So probably not a great analogy, as everyone's ticker is bound to give out when one is old enough and we simply don't have a whole lot of mass evacuations at all, much less an historical perspective to draw upon for leaking oil wells and mass evacuations. I don't think they had to evacuate Mexico during the Ixtoc well blowout.

[edit on 2-7-2010 by butcherguy]

posted on Jul, 2 2010 @ 02:23 PM
reply to post by Unit541
If nothing else, I am honest.

Here I have seen what may require a mass evacuation, I present it in true humility....

posted on Jan, 22 2011 @ 09:15 AM
I was reviewing some of my old posts and this one made me laugh so much I wanted to address it once more.

In the "real world," there are certain degrees of issues that would cause a mass evacuation, and this oil spill NEVER approached anything remotely severe enough to cause mass evacuations.

However, that isn't the real reason I've brought it back to life. So many times there are people who don't truly understand a topic because they have never personally been in a position to plan such an event, and certainly not deal with the myriad issues involving a topic. While America and this site are based on equality of people's thoughts, there remains a huge difference when a non-specialist brings up an issue and someone who is a specialist in that area responds. There are many well-trained and highly educated people on this site. Still, when an "expert opinion" is registered, not only does it not bear the weight it deserves, it seems there are a LARGE number of people who automatically ignore it, as one of "them" who are trying to hide the truth from the common people. If a former fighter pilot comes on the site and explains how "corner speed," aspect detection and monitoring, weapons' capabilities, etc., influence how a modern air-to-air battle occurs, and there are former fighter jocks that I have seen on this site, then they should be listened to. If the U.S. government spent $5 million training them, they should be viewed as the experts they are. The same is true for physicists, optics and photography experts, and so on.

Rather than just prattle on, why is it so hard for so many to ridicule these people instead of using the opportunity to learn the "inside" details from those who REALLY know what they are talking about?

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