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Hey BP... here's an idea... stop spending all your money on commercials and ads telling people that you're trying to fix things. Maybe instead you should be using your money to actually fix those things. amirite?

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I'm so tired of self-righteous people who oversimplify the oil spill problem.

If you honestly think that BP is spending money on commercials that needs to be going to fix the oil spill, you are one ignorant mother fu**er.

@wobbuffet I'm so tired of self-righteous people who oversimplify the oil spill problem. If you honestly think that BP is...

We are entitled to bash BP in whatever way we want, considering their laziness is slowly killing all life on our eastern seaboard.

@BreakfastFan We are entitled to bash BP in whatever way we want, considering their laziness is slowly killing all life on our...

Yes, because laziness is preventing BP from cleaning up the oil spill. Have you graduated kindergarten yet? Maybe it's the complexity of the spill, the fact that fluid dynamics is still an unsolved science, or that you have to stop a high pressurized jet of oil in an environment where they have to use robots with limited flexibility controlled by humans thousands of feet away.

But you're right...BP should just plug the leak with dollar bills...idiot. For someone so critical why don't you put your whole life, reputation, and career on the line and solve the problem for the rest of us who are too lazy?

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@Yes, because laziness is preventing BP from cleaning up the oil spill. Have you graduated kindergarten yet? Maybe...

You misunderstood what my previous post meant. I talking about their lax oversight BEFORE the spill. I agree that now they are doing everything they can, although their response has still been far from perfect.

@BreakfastFan You misunderstood what my previous post meant. I talking about their lax oversight BEFORE the spill. I agree that...

@259900 (Anonymous): Okay, did both of you get your information from Planet BP? Sure it's not laziness that's the problem, but BP has been named as one of the ten worst corporations in both 2001 and 2005 based on its environmental and human rights records. According to PIRG research, between January 1997 and March 1998, BP was responsible for 104 oil spills. BP has a history of hazardous substance dumping near the northern slope of the Brooks Range in Alaska that started in the 1990's and also in the past 4 or 5 years, two weeks before the oil spill BP had 530,000 pounds of chemicals released in Texas city, all this stuff is BP's fault, these are things they should be striving to improve, instead because they have the money they just pay off the fines

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@@259900 (Anonymous): Okay, did both of you get your information from Planet BP? Sure it's not laziness that's the...

Continued, also blaming Obama? Really? What's that, he's not doing enough? Did you get that from Dick Cheney? I think we all know that Cheney's a dick, but what about the GOP during the Bush Administration that allowed oil industries and other corporate donors to regulate themselves? Does "drill baby drill" ring a bell? The Bush administration encouraged drilling more than safety, "7 years before the oil spill, the Bush administration exempted most Gulf of Mexico leaseholders from having to include blowout scenarios in their oil and gas exploration or production plans. Oil companies were also no longer required to say how long it would take to drill a relief well, and how a blowout could be contained by capping the well" ~Rep Edward Markey (D-Mass.)
It's too late now to do anything about it and your right the problem isn't easy to fix, but the guy or girl posted this is probably just throwing out ideas (I think/hope), so stop bashing on him/her

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@Yes, because laziness is preventing BP from cleaning up the oil spill. Have you graduated kindergarten yet? Maybe...

I completely agree with you on this one. I am glad there are at least some people left in this country who know what is right. Besides which, BP is not completely at fault. The restrictions set up by the environmentalists prevented oil companies like BP from drilling in more shallow waters where everything can be more closely regulated. Plus, the pipeline that burst had just been inspected by a government inspector who checked it off as being fine and running smoothly. Then, after the pipe burst, BP tried to implement clean-up plans that were constantly being dissapproved by, who else, our president. So stop blaming BP.

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OK whatever you guys... I don't wanna get in a fight. I'll agree with you, I don't really know much about the oil spill. It just seems to me like the money they use for commercials and stuff could go to better things. Whatever. I'm not trying to make anyone mad, okay? I thought this would get like 5 votes and then be buried by other "Just in" posts. I didn't mean for it to get homepaged and then have a bunch of people fighting me about it.

Heh, yet another uneducated activist/protester. Look, dude. BP made a profit of over 6 billion dollars in their last quarter. They could run every fucking commercial on every fucking channel and still have money to devote to the spill.

Not to mention, had it not been for the inspector checking off a faulty rig, it wouldn't have happened.

And, assuming you're boycotting BP gas stations, like many are, you are thrice a fool. BP gas stations only sell 10% of the oil drilled by the corporation. Most of it is sold by Quiktrip and smaller stations like Shell and Mobile. You're accomplishing nothing but putting ma'n'pa owned shops, like the one I work at, out of business.
Take your ignorance elsewhere, douche fag.

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@Heh, yet another uneducated activist/protester. Look, dude. BP made a profit of over 6 billion dollars in their...

Hmm, your name says educated, but what you're saying is pretty stupid, since when did ignorance become a point of view? Even if they have enough money they should probably spend it on more important things than making commercials that try to make themselves look good, so people can start getting gas from them. I mean think about it, the whole reason they are advertising saying this stuff, is because they want their customers to stop boycotting, they only care about making profits not the environment. BP should spend more of their money on helping those they have hurt, put out of a job, killed, and/or hurt.
Btw read about all their atrocities above, it's the one by anonymous :]

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