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Gov. Bobby Jindal Orders National Guard to Build Barrier Wall Off Louisiana Shore

By idaflo | June 15th, 2010 | No Comments » 

Governor Bobby JindalLouisiana Gov. Takes Matters Into Own Hands, But Will BP Foot the Bill?

June 14, 2010

Eight weeks into the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of the Mexico, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has told the National Guard that there’s no time left to wait for BP, so they’re taking matters into their own hands….(LINKED HERE)

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Louisiana Guv: The A** Obama is Kicking is Ours

By idaflo | June 11th, 2010 | No Comments » 

Michelle MalkinFrom MICHELLE MALKIN’S blog By Doug Powers  •  June 11, 2010

The Louisiana Governor didn’t exactly put it that way, but that’s what he’s saying. Bobby Jindal is becoming increasingly peeved at the Obama administration’s response to the oil spill — particularly the drilling moratorium that is stepping on the oxygen hose of an economy that is already on life support.

Jindal says there’s “not a real understanding the way this [oil] industry works” in the Obama administration.

If only we still had a couple of evil — although at least experienced in the industry — oilmen in the White House. But they were gladly traded in so America could upgrade to Hope & Change, which is a much lower viscosity.

From HotAirPundit, here’s Jindal:

Also check out Charlotte Randolf, President of Lafourche Parish LA, who says she was “used” by Obama….(continue reading HERE)

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In Gulf, It Was Unclear Who Was in Charge of Rig

By idaflo | June 7th, 2010 | No Comments » 


Oil Rig on fire in Gulf Oil DisasterEven before the oil spill, ultimate authority on the rig was unclear.

By IAN URBINA Published: June 5, 2010 in The New York Times

NEW ORLEANS — Over six days in May, far from the familiar choreography of Washington hearings, federal investigators Read More »

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Open Mic: The Gulf Oil Disaster

By idaflo | June 3rd, 2010 | No Comments » 

picture of oil spill muck in the waterFrom “INTERNETMonk” June 2, 2010 by Chaplain Mike

Though I’ve made my opinions clear about “culture war” political machinations, I have also tried to say that Christians should care about public issues.

With that in mind, I’ve been waiting and watching for Christian spokespersons to weigh in about the Deepwater/BP oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico from a Christian perspective. I’ve wondered about the silence of the evangelical community. Perhaps I’ve missed some commentary, I don’t know.

At any rate, today, I found two articles: (continue reading article(s) here)

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