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Subject:  Bee Pee Date:  11/15/2012  3:19 PM
Author:  Goofyhoofy Number:  1837063 of 2099293

I'm remembering the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster. Nearly a dozen workers killed, safety concerns overridden, blowout preventer failed - and then, when the dreaded heavy hand of government stepped in, the shrieks from the Right.

It was called "extortion" to have BP put up a surety bond to pay for the cleanup. Someone else said it was a shakedown by the DoJ, so Obama would have a slus