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Oil and water don’t mix

July 02, 2010 By: Keiron Jackman Category: Current Events, Politics

Political Columnist

In the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill many have voiced concern, or in the case of Rep. Melancon (D-LA), cried about the loss of 11 oilrig workers along with the livelihoods of the coastal residents of Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida. No later than 4 days into the Gulf oil spill, republican leaders in Congress were calling on the Obama Administration to take charge, with claims that he was not doing enough to be at the forefront of this potential gulf oil disaster, and that the oil spill was the making of Obama’s Katrina. There were even whispers of sabotage and assertions that the oil spill was the doing of the Almighty God. Have they no shame?