Lap Dancers, the CIA, Payoffs and BP’s Deepwater Horizon: Greg Palast

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Four years ago this Sunday, the Deepwater Horizon blowout incinerated 11 men and poisoned 600 miles of Gulf coastline. What political fairy dust allows BP to remain virtually immune from the consequences?
– 2014/04/18

Greg Russak‘s insight:

Palast connects the dots from the fall of the Soviet Union to a corporate-funded government overthrow in Azerbaijan, and from cost-cutting quick-dry cement that failed in the Caspian Sea the same way it would again at Deepwater Horizon to how it’s possible that BP is allowed to drill again in the Gulf while no one is held accountable for the deaths of their workers and an ecological disaster.

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Author: Peaceful Patriot

Proud middle class husband, father, and progressive liberal. Registered Non-Partisan but have much more in common with Democrats than Republicans. Consider Libertarians to be immature and underdeveloped in their understanding of reality. An atheist who doesn't care what you believe so long as you stop pretending the Founding Fathers intended for you to legislatively force your beliefs on everyone else. Laughs out loud in mocking disdain at the abject lunacy of birthers, climate science deniers, and hard core tea partiers. If that offends you, too bad. You're not rational and have no place at the adult table.

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