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I Am Angry And Sad About The Gulf Oil Spill

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    Daily Mindfulness: Maintaining An Optimal Level Of Hope And Despair

    As I see people's reaction to this tragedy, and experience my own, I think a primary challenge in this is to heed the wake up call yet not give in to despair. We in the US have been walking around as oil zombies. We live our lives and don't make the connection. Analogous to being...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 3 Responses May 31, 2010

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    i thik it's criminal because so many animals died in that and it could have so easily been avoided
    grapes305 grapes305 13-15, F Mar 25, 2011

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    Oil Spill Blues

    Please check out my story titled "Oil Spill Blues" . Im not sure how to put it here as its already on my profile and i didnt know this group existed. Forgive me for my computer ignorance....thanks in advance  <3
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F Oct 25, 2011

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    I Wish I Could Help.

    If I wasn't in Ohio I'd be down there volunteering my time to do whatever I could. The oil-covered wildlife just makes me sick man. :C
    Merralada Merralada 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    My Heart Aches

    As I see the pictures of the oil-covered birds, turtles, marine mammals and other wildlife, my heart just aches.
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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    END THE MADNESS. The State Department just

    released its final environment impact report on Keystone XL -- and despite the spin from the oil industry, it shows our voices have made a difference. Now, with your help, it's time to defeat Keystone XL once and for all. President Obama vowed to reject the pipeline if the...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F Jan 31

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    BP OIL SPILL DISASTER: Mutated Sea Life

    Eyeless shrimp and fish with lesions are becoming common, with BP oil pollution believed to be the likely cause.  Gulf of Mexico fishermen, scientists and seafood processors have told Al Jazeera they are finding disturbing numbers of mutated shrimp, crab and fish that they...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    This Makes Me So Angry

    I'm pissed at BP!!I'm pissed at the government!!There should have been more safety precautions!! Did they ever think well what would happen if this did not work like it's supposed to. How many people and animals would be affected? Did U give it a though BP? Those bumbling...
    AthenaRose AthenaRose 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    Don't Lose Sight: Eleven People Murdered

                     The Gulf as we know it, is dieing. All those who had deliberately gambled with the fate of marine and wildlife in and around the Gulf seem to be walking away with little or no accountability. The finger pointing and...
    Chelseaborn Chelseaborn 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    Why The Whales Are Beaching And The Fish Dying ...

    The ongoing holocaust in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill ...http://yeoldefalseflag.com/thread-digging-deeper-into-the-bp-oilspill-must-listen
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M Jan 8, 2012

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    Information And Word Of Mouth.....

    Information and Word of Mouth.....is vital in placing pressure on our President and Congress for the negligent acts of those companies responsible for the Deep Water Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill. BP TRIAL http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/02/legal_experts_bp_trial_a_blood.html...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F Feb 28, 2013

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    Prevent The Next Disaster.

    Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline. Sign the petition. http://www.credomobilize.com/petitions/keystone-xl-is-bad-for-public-health-and-must-be-rejected?akid=10361.4467284.MS2M38&rd=1&suppress_one_click=true&t=4
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F Apr 16

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    No Words For What I Feel

    i just sit here and shake my head....in awe of the devastation.  i can't find the words to say how i feel.  :(
    justsunni justsunni 51-55, F 9 Responses May 31, 2010

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    Stephen Colbert Gives Us Therapy For Our Anger At Bp!

    You have to watch the whole thing. The animals and Colbert take their revenge on Tony Hayward. I found it very satisfying! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/06/08/colbert-kicks-tony-haywar_n_604251.html
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 5 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    Just Three Words...

    Just three words can sum up BP, Transocean, Haliburton and the Oil, Gas & Minerals Industry as a whole.GREEDY, LYING, BASTARDS. It's payback time...the movie that will expose their dirty industry. ******************************************** "The use of solar energy has not...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F Oct 31, 2011

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    Impossible To Be Indifferent

    I feel sorry about one of biggest ecological disasters happened this year, it’s impossible to look calmy at these pictures of fauna that got oiled. It’s not only about damage for the whole region, it’s more globally. One of the significant flows what determines climate...
    Girlinaclouds Girlinaclouds 26-30, F Oct 6, 2010

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    Still Believe That Bp's Corexit Won't Kill Humans?

    Still Believe that BP's Corexit Won't Kill Humans? Lisa Nelson passed away on 3.7.11. She will be dearly missed by all who were fortunate enough to know her. Corexit is an industrial solvent designed to dissolve crude petroleum. It can also dissolve other oils, fats and fatty...
    wannashareit wannashareit 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2011

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    "louisiana Isn't The Only Place That Has Shrimp.."

    BP can suck it. "Louisina isn't the only place that has shrimp..." well, mister, BP isn't the only place to get gas for my car! I will admit that I'm scared. It's pushing out so much per day, per hour, per second even.. all wasted. Get your rear in gear, BP. You're killing our...
    bathanie bathanie 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    Just Say No...

    Sign The Petition. http://act.oceana.org/letter/chukchi/?akid=2998.660325.Plsnro&rd=1&t=3 Stop Arctic Drilling Potential Danger to: polar bears, whales and walruses, The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is putting the Arctic Ocean in the hands of the oil industry. The Bureau...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2013

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    Angry And Sad, Nope...

    I wouldn't say angry and sad are quite strong enough to convey how I feel. Pissed and hopeless....not quite strong enough still, but perhaps a little closer to accurate. I mean really, we can put men on the f*cking moon and beyond but we can't stop the oil from gushing into our...
    JessaMarie JessaMarie 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    I Wanted To Go Rescue The Animals/sea Life!

    I'm glad they were able to stop the leak, but my heart goes out to all of those whose businesses, homes, and lifestyles have been turned upside down. Let's not forget all of those poor animals :( I understand that accidents happen, but that accident could have been prevented...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2010

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    Response To Gulf Oil Spill Ecological Disaster: Too Little; Too Late

    BP: We feel terrible about what has happened and we are going to make it right. Not that we think it is all our fault. And we don't think it is going to be that bad, ultimately. We are optimistic. And we understand how much the gulf fisherman have been affected by the spill...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 26 Responses May 21, 2010

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    Usually when I watch it by myself I let it all out lol but when I watch a movie and a sad part comes on I try so hard to keep it in haha
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