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Author: trismus Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 176920  
Subject: Re: Rep. Barton apologizes to BP Date: 6/17/2010 2:23 PM
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$20 billion is a lot but probably will not be enough.

If BP didn't agree to the amount and handing it over to an independent body, Obama threatened to introduce laws to force it to.

That smacks of extortion!

Seeing as BP has no control over its money I hope they insisted on a caveat that if $1 is procured illegally the whole deal is null and void.

People just love showing largesse with other peoples money.

Attack Britain, Obama started it:

How BP paid $5m for an 'anti-British' ad campaign to attract tourists to... NEW ORLEANS

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1287411/Ho...

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Why is BP taking ALL the blame?


One things for sure, the way Britain has come under attack over this oil spew will make a lot of people review their opinions of America and Britain from both sides.


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