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Jindal and Louisiana send message to Washington!

“We don’t want a BP check.  We don’t want an unemployment check.  We want to go back to work.” —- Bobby Jindal

Lift the Moratorium Rally

LAFAYETTE — Thousands attended a rally Wednesday in Lafayette aimed at persuading President Barack Obama’s administration to lift the federal offshore drilling moratorium, which officials said could further endanger the state through the loss of tens of thousands of jobs.

About 11,000 people attended the “Rally for Economic Survival” at the Cajundome and thousands more watched online.

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Gov. Bobby Jindal was one of 12 speakers at the roughly two-hour event and pleaded with Obama to allow people to go to work.

The rally was in opposition to the Obama administration’s ongoing efforts to temporarily block deep-water drilling following the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.

“We don’t want a BP check. We don’t want an unemployment check. We want to go back to work,” the governor said.

http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/98988264.html


You don’t ban cars when there’s a car accident.  You don’t take the planes out of the sky when there’s an air disaster.  You don’t stop mining for coal when there’s a mining catastrophe.  Is there any common sense in Washington, D. C.?

Posted:  07.24.10

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More sabotage: Feds order Louisiana to stop building sand berms (Update)

The government of the United States of America is at war with the States.

After giving their permission on June 2nd,  they – the Department of Interior – have now ordered Louisiana to stop building the sand berms being constructed to try to minimize the damage caused by the oil geyser in the Gulf.

Why is the federal government doing everything they can to destroy the Gulf Coast?  They stop the barges, now they order the construction of the berms.  A federal judge orders that the moratorium on drilling be lifted and the feds say they will appeal.

In addition to all this, Eric Holder’s justice department is suing the State of Arizona.

Looks like the federal government is at war with the states.  Big black Obama boots on the neck of parts of his own country. Have we ever in history seen a president react this way?

It is a fact they are taking sides against everything Louisiana and Arizona are trying to do to help themselves, in the absence of the federal government exercising their responsibilities.

It could not be worse if a foreign government were attacking these states.  And, in fact, in the case of Arizona, it is a foreign government attacking them.  The one thing the government is supposed to be doing they are not doing.  And that is protecting the country.

I hope Louisiana continues to pump sand.  See if the Obama administration will force them to stop.  It’s bad enough that the government has not done their duty to help the states, but it is criminal they are doing what they can to impede the states from protecting themselves.

We have a disaster and all our government can do is worry about some “sensative area?”  NOTHING could be worse than allowing that oil to destroy the entire Gulf of Mexico.

We need a new leader and fast.

Keep pumping that sand, Jindal.  Make them force you to stop.

http://www.nola.com/news/gulf-oil-spill/index.ssf/2010/06/federal_officials_halt_sand_dr.html

It’s beyond belief that the man who claimed to be a great uniter is managing to pit citizen against citizen and now even chipping off states to attack.  The United States of America is becoming every man for himself.  I think the states are still united, but not in the eyes of the one in charge.

Day 66

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=1n&tag=watchnow

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http://www.bp.com/liveassets/bp_internet/globalbp/globalbp_uk_english/incident_response/STAGING/local_assets/html/Skandi_ROV1.html

Florida GOP Sen. George LeMieux took the Senate floor yesterday (Monday)to blast the Obama administration’s pathetic management of the Gulf oil disaster.

“61 days ago is when the tragedy started. We are here 61 days later, we still have this tremendous pouring of oil from the bottom of the sea floor into the Gulf of Mexico.

In fact, the amount of oil that is coming into the gulf now equals the size of the Exxon Valdez oil spill every 2 1/2 days.

And yet while this oil continues to gush and while we have hope that the containment dome will capture more and more of this oil as it comes from the bottom of the ocean, we are still seeing a weak, at best, response from the federal government in trying to keep this oil from coming ashore…..”

http://directorblue.blogspot.com/2010/06/florida-senator-lemieux-blasts-obama.html

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(My count is that Monday was Day 64.  I think we both may be off.  Anyway, it happened on April 20, 2010, a full two months ago.)

UPDATE:  Can it get any worse?  Yes.

The containment system capturing oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill had to be removed Wednesday, leaving the gusher unchecked after a collision involving a robotic submarine, US officials said.

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Posted:  06.23.10

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Coast Guard sabotaging oil removal in La

Update: Here’s a very direct little message to Bobby Jindal. I do love it.

Sixteen barges sat stationary today, although they were sucking up thousands of gallons of BP’s oil as recently as Tuesday. Workers in hazmat suits and gas masks pumped the oil out of the Louisiana waters and into steel tanks. It was a homegrown idea that seemed to be effective at collecting the thick gunk.

But the Coast Guard ordered the stoppage because of reasons that Jindal found frustrating. The Coast Guard needed to confirm that there were fire extinguishers and life vests on board, and then it had trouble contacting the people who built the barges.

Louisiana Governor Couldn’t Overrule Coast Guard

The governor said he didn’t have the authority to overrule the Coast Guard’s decision, though he said he tried to reach the White House to raise his concerns.

“They promised us they were going to get it done as quickly as possible,” he said. But “every time you talk to someone different at the Coast Guard, you get a different answer.”

http://abcnews.go.com/WN/bp-oil-spill-gov-bobby-jindals-wishes-crude/story?id=10946379

And who is the commander in chief of the Coast Guard?  None other than Barack H. Obama.

It was estimated today by Tony Hayward that it could be two to four years before the oil in this reservoir is depleted – that is if it cannot be stopped.

And the Coast Guard is shutting down Louisiana’s attempt to do something, to stop the damage.  This is criminal. Because of life jackets and fire extinquishers?  WHAT IS GOING ON HERE?

Instead of shutting down the operation, why didn’t the Coast Guard actually HELP and take a boat load, or a couple boat loads, of life jackets and fire extinquishers down there, if that is their problem.  Bring in enough to more than cover any requirements, hundreds of them, and if there’s not enough room on the barge, just sit there with them in case they are needed and let these barges do their job.

And the Secretary of State says that the government is going to sue the State of Arizona on the anti-immigration law.  Governor Brewer says, “Bring it on.”  Good for her.

There is no doubt about it, we’ve got a serious problem in Washington, D. C. and he’s in the Oval Office (occasionally).

Posted:  06.18.10 Updated: 06.18.10 @4:21 p.m.

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Chris Matthews tries to explain his “Oh, God” remark

Sometimes it takes me a few days to absorb something and this is one of those times.  I’m talking about Chris Matthews, MSNBC, and his muttering before an open mic on national tv “Oh, God,” as Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana approached the podium to give the republican response to President Obama’s address the other night.  “Oh, God.”  Reminds me of that 70’s movie.

Okay.  So he expressed himself.  We all know how he feels.  But what makes it beyond offensive is his absolutely unbelievable explanation the next evening.  He made the following statement to excuse his mistake:

“I was taken aback by that peculiar stagecraft, the walking from somewhere in the back of this narrow hall, the winding staircase looming there, the odd antebellum look of the scene,” Matthews said in a script for his “Hardball” show on Wednesday. “Was this some mimicking of a president walking along the state floor to the East Room?”

What is so odd or peculiar?  So Chrissy insults the Governor of Louisiana,(before he says a single word, by the way, so it has to be explained by something visual) and then he tries to justify it by smarting off about southern architecture and I believe the south in general.  I don’t know where Jindal was when he gave the speech, but maybe the “peculiar stagecraft” was the Governor’s mansion (below).  Do you think?

governor-mansion1

Here’s another nice example of an antebellum structure in New Orleans:

antebellumThis  Greek Revival masterpiece built in 1857 is clearly one of the most celebrated and opulent of the unique raised cottages of New Orleans – a city that boasts of more properties and Historic Districts on the National Register than any other.

So Matthews insults the governor of Louisiana, (the first Indian-American elected governor in U. S. history)and he has also insulted the governor of Alaska, a woman, of course. Don’t forget he had some very demeaning remarks to make about Hillary Clinton, too.

But, hey, he’s on MSNBC and what more do you expect?

Posted:  02.28.09

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“Oh, God” whispered by someone (Chris Matthews) at MSNBC as Jindal walks out (Video)

I heard this! – somebody saying “Oh, God” as Bobby Jindal ]was walking to the podium last night to give the republican response to President Obama’s speech.  I thought it was Chris Matthews, but I’m not sure.  Keith Olbermann was introducing Jindal.  It is for sure that someone said it.  Can’t tell the folks at MSNBC are on the side of Obama and the democrats, can you?  What a surprise.

They keep taking these videos down. 

Posted:  02.25.09

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