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The Gulf Oil Volcano: Oh the Humanity and Environment

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Ever since the oil rig in the Gulf blew, I have been trying to wrap my brain around this catastrophe and I just cannot. To know that an oil volcano is erupting day-after-day underneath the seas not due to Mother Nature, but the stupidity and greed of man-kind has the tendency to erupt one's blood pressure.

A few weeks back a volcano in Iceland blew its top halting air travel within Europe and it only amazed me. It was Mother Nature doing what comes naturally, but this oil volcano is something so artificial and that is why it angers me.

In the case of Iceland, Mother Nature punched through. In this case we punched through and punched a hole into hell. Our punch-through will last generations as did Prince William Sound. More of that event later on.

This is where one wishes to punch someone, hold them accountable and make damn sure they pay for the cleanup. When I speak of "they" I am speaking directly to those who head British Petroleum. This is where one wishes to hold a megaphone and shout out to all Americans we simply cannot have offshore oil drilling in our future. To those politicians and political pundits who still believe in the mantra "Drill, baby, drill" or "Drill here, drill now" is offshore oil drilling the best course for we as a country? If your answer is yes, you are sadly mistaken and behind the times.

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