Tuesday, May 25, 2010
BP owns not only Obama, Congress and the MMS, but local cops too
by Larry Geller
Please go read Mother Jones It’s BP’s Oil.
It seems they own Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies also.
The article gives a good sense of the extent of the disaster.
The next day, cops drive up and down Grand Isle beach explicitly telling tourists it is still open, just stay out of the water. There are pools of oil on the beach; dolphins crest just offshore. A fifty-something couple, Southern Louisianians, tell me this kind of thing happened all the time when they were kids; they swam in rubber suits when it got bad, and it was no big deal. They just hope this doesn't mean we'll stop drilling.
The federal government has the right to freeze bank accounts and seize funds in all 50 states without first obtaining a court order of any kind.
The only correct action for the Obama administration at this time is to freeze or SEIZE - BP, Hallibuton and Transocean acounts.
If the government can do this to a little guy because he is suspected of wrongdoing, doesnʻt this episode rank somewhere as qualifying for a seizure?
Hereʻs an article on seizing accounts of BP, Halliburton, Transocean by Modesto Political Issues Examiner -Ron Bynum
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