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(WWL) NewsFlash Here we go again: Oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico on fire, workers evacuated   ( wwl.com) divider line
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2012-11-16 12:07:22 PM  
3 votes:

Prevailing Wind: Smoke...it looks very black,

That means that they haven't yet decided on a new Pope.
2012-11-16 11:59:51 AM  
3 votes:
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2012-11-16 12:00:44 PM  
2 votes:
Well, they had to do something to stop these falling gas prices.
2012-11-16 11:59:40 AM  
2 votes:
Next headline... "Gas prices expected to go up..."
2012-11-16 11:59:04 AM  
2 votes:
Well, at least it's not a drilling platform.
2012-11-16 01:14:28 PM  
1 vote:
Writing apologetic letter to Black Elk as we speak.
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2012-11-16 12:24:19 PM  
1 vote:
Meh. What's the worst that could happen?
2012-11-16 12:21:43 PM  
1 vote:
Non-event (my condolences to the families of those hurt or killed). Wake me up when the oil hits the oceanus.
2012-11-16 12:19:44 PM  
1 vote:
Have any legislators yet apologized to the responsible company of companies?
2012-11-16 12:18:33 PM  
1 vote:

This is just the cost of doing business..you wanna make an omelette of fail, you need to break a few eggs...


I'm going to pour some paint in the river to celebrate...
2012-11-16 12:14:56 PM  
1 vote:

air_wx: Oil rig explosion != failed blow out preventer and uncontained spill

2012-11-16 12:11:45 PM  
1 vote:
We should have switched to gravel technology.
2012-11-16 12:07:04 PM  
1 vote:
Oil rig explosion != failed blow out preventer and uncontained spill
2012-11-16 12:07:00 PM  
1 vote:
This couldn't possibly true, because I saw a BP commercial on tv that said everything was just fine now and that the beaches are more beautiful than ever!
2012-11-16 12:05:09 PM  
1 vote:
Fwd: Fwd: Fwd: Fwd: Fwd: Fwd: Fwd: Fwd: Fwd: 0Bama blows up oil rig to advance nationalization of oil and gas industry!!
2012-11-16 12:02:54 PM  
1 vote:
I know they're not involved, but is the ink even dry on BP's first check for their fine?
2012-11-16 12:00:14 PM  
1 vote:
Gautier says the platform was not in active production

Whether that means it's connected to the reservoir or not is another story, but hopefully that means it isn't, and that everybody aboard is OK.
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