This is a spoiled, petulant and entitled corporation operating in a largely deregulated free market atmosphere. Are we to believe that it's acting responsibly and with the best interests of the Gulf in mind? Not a chance in hell.
I may not be a scientist or anything, but that sludgy oil looks like it could do wonders to dry skin. Based on that, if we infuse these other lovely ingredients and you just might have an ocean full of youth enhancing moisturizer.
When we last left reporter Mac McClelland, she was in the Gulf Coast region, caught up in the surreal tangle of media roadblocks that were being erected by British Petroleum to keep reporters at bay. How have things done since then?
Automatically blaming Halliburton every time you hear of a preventable fatal tragedy due to cutting corners and saving money or a rape cover-up is not paranoia or a knee-jerk reaction. It is a statistical probability.
People across America were really, really excited about the latest and greatest method that BP was using to finally stop the gush of undersea oil into the Gulf. Only as it turns out, there wasn't really any Top Kill happening!
Granting permission to an industry, and enforcing laws and regulations for that same industry are two diametrically-opposed functions. There is no reason they should be handled by the same agency -- no matter what industry we're talking about.