These Boots Are Meant To Walk All Over You–Obama and Progressive Radical Socialist Salazar and Gibbs On Federal Government Boot On The Neck/Throat of British Petroleum/BP and American People!

Posted on May 4, 2010. Filed under: Blogroll, Communications, Demographics, Economics, Employment, Energy, Federal Government, Fiscal Policy, government, government spending, Immigration, Investments, Language, Law, liberty, Life, Links, Music, People, Philosophy, Politics, Rants, Raves, Regulations, Resources, Technology, Video, Wisdom | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“Government “help” to business is just as disastrous as government persecution… the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.”

~Ayn Rand

Jessica Simpson – These Boots

State of the Union: Salazar: ‘Keep boot on neck of BP’

Gibbs: Boot on Throat of BP

White House Spins Oil Spill Response

BP Readies Containment Domes to Stop Gulf Oil Spill: Video

Financial Effects of Gulf Oil Spill

Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico reaches US Gulf coast

Mark Levin Radio Show – obama is in way over his head we need all hands on deck

Mark Levin Show – PART 1- caller “James” survived the Deepwater Horizon explosion’

Mark Levin Show – PART 2- caller “James” survived the Deepwater Horizon explosion

Nancy Sinatra – These Boots Are Made For Walking (1966)

“We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.”

~Ayn Rand

Background Articles and Videos

Despite plan, not a single fire boom on hand on Gulf Coast at time of oil spill

By Ben Raines

“…If U.S. officials had followed up on a 1994 response plan for a major Gulf oil spill, it is possible that the spill could have been kept under control and far from land.

The problem: The federal government did not have a single fire boom on hand.

But in order to conduct a successful test burn eight days after the Deepwater Horizon well began releasing massive amounts of oil into the Gulf, officials had to purchase one from a company in Illinois.

When federal officials called, Elastec/American Marine, shipped the only boom it had in stock, Jeff Bohleber, chief financial officer for Elastec, said today.

At federal officials’ behest, the company began calling customers in other countries and asking if the U.S. government could borrow their fire booms for a few days, he said.

A single fire boom being towed by two boats can burn up to 1,800 barrels of oil an hour, Bohleber said. That translates to 75,000 gallons an hour, raising the possibility that the spill could have been contained at the accident scene 100 miles from shore. …”

“..In the days after the rig sank, U.S Coast Guard Rear Admiral Mary Landry said the government had all the assets it needed. She did not discuss why officials waited more than a week to conduct a test burn. (Watch video footage of the test burn.)

At the time, former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration oil spill response coordinator Ron Gouguet — who helped craft the 1994 plan — told the Press-Register that officials had pre-approval for burning. “The whole reason the plan was created was so we could pull the trigger right away.”

Gouguet speculated that burning could have captured 95 percent of the oil as it spilled from the well.

Bohleber said that his company was bringing several fire booms from South America, and he believed the National Response Center discovered that it had one in storage.

Each boom costs a few hundred thousand dollars, Bohleber said, declining to give a specific price.

Made of flame-retardant fabric, each boom has two pumps that push water through its 500-foot length. Two boats tow the U-shaped boom through an oil slick, gathering up about 75,000 gallons of oil at a time. That oil is dragged away from the larger spill, ignited and burns within an hour, he said.

The boom can be used as long as waves are below 3 feet, Bohleber said. …”

Related Posts On Pronk Palisades

Survivior of BP Drilling Rig Accident Tells What Happened On Mark Levin Show–Contain The Spill–Shutting Down Other Rigs In Gulf o Mexico Makes No Sense–Keep On Drilling For Energy Independence–Day One–May 1, 2010–Days Late, Dollars Short–Failed To Activate Existing Spill Plans!

Ayn Rand–Videos

Energy Policy

ANWR: Pristine–Pristine–Pristine–Desolute–Desolute–Desolute–Drill–Drill–Drill– McCain/Romney: Drill Here. Drill Now. Pay Less!

Facing Fundamental Facts

Going Deep–Cool–Deep Ocean Water (DOW)–Ocean Power!

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

Liked it here?
Why not try sites on the blogroll...