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Originally posted by Phage
An investment banker who yammered about geology and oil drilling technology (and a lot of other stuff he knew nothing about) had a heart attack.
Originally posted by SubPop79
But I would like to see more conversation...anyone got any bright, unconventional ideas? This whole "he was old" vs "he was murdered," while the main point of the thread, is getting a bit stale. Lets push the envelope here.
[edit on 9-8-2010 by SubPop79]
Originally posted by misinformational
reply to post by Xcathdra
There aren't many people saying this was murder... I think most people's sentiment is that without an impartial autopsy, there can be not facts or sources claimed - indicating either natural causes or otherwise.
I think the point most are making, well at least the point I was making, is that here we have a very high-profile opponent against BP - He even goes so far as to implicate BP in a conspiracy, alleging they were hiding the true leak. Those are some far-fetched claims indeed, but this was not a far-fetched man..
Matt Simmons was a standing member of the National Petroleum Council and the Council on Foreign Relations - He was credible and was making some very damning claims against BP.
If Matt Simmons were to die at any time, this particular time would seem to be the most peculiar time for him to do so... So of course, there are going to be questions asked and interests piqued.
[edit on 9-8-2010 by misinformational]
Originally posted by SubPop79I never gave much credence to the the conspiracy theories regarding the GoM Oil Spill, but I think this is proper cause for concern. It definitely makes all those claims a little more credible.
What say you?
Originally posted by N.of norml
That so many are willing to shrug it off as "another old man dying" is kind of creepy on a site that is supposed to question the "story as told".
Originally posted by Xcathdra
Just seems, imo, that people automatically went for the conspiracy theory here...
and im not knocking on anyone, just saying we see to be the Olympic gold medalists of the 100 meter rush to judgment.