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Restaurant Assn. claims ads are working

June 1, 2010

Press Release: Florida Hospitality Industry’s Initial ‘Our Coasts Are Clear’ Message Resonating with Tourists Tallahassee, FL – In early May, television coverage of the spreading oil spill off the Louisiana coast began to border on the…

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The Death of British Petroleum?

June 1, 2010

With the recent failure of the “Top Kill” plan to patch the oil leak at the bottom of the sea floor, many analysts are questioning the survival of BP as its market value continues to sink.…

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Tea Party “To Do” List

June 1, 2010

Ten Things You Can Do To Grow The Tea Party! [My favorite is #10] 1) Be Proactive: Join our blog, post your photos, join the forum, and invite your friends at the Command Center. 2) Lead…

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Miller tells BP hurry up

June 1, 2010

Congressman Jeff Miller resurfaced yesterday for an interview with WEAR TV. He says BP needs to hurry up and have the well capped before August, or at least minimize the flow. Rep. Jeff Miller / (R)…

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BP Spill Response Plan (pdf)

June 1, 2010

Someone has posted BP’s approved Spill Response Plan online (here). According to the plan (page 509), the Worst Case Scenario for an offshore blowout of an exploratory well is said to be 250,000 barrels per day.…

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Latest official report on BP oil disaster

June 1, 2010

Progress Continues in Drilling Relief Wells The Development Driller III continues to drill the first relief well to a depth of more than 12,000 feet—10 days ahead of schedule—and is beginning to angle the well at…

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Don’t believe food poisoning stories

June 1, 2010

Floating out in the media is a story that the fishermen who became ill while helping BP skim oil off gulf waters were victims of food poisoning. Don’t believe it CNN has covered this and reports…

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BP payouts aren’t enough, layoffs expected

June 1, 2010

From Reuters, “Carol Terrebonne, a wholesale retailer who buys shrimp off the boats in southern Louisiana, laughs when asked about the $5,000 hardship payout she has received from energy giant BP to cushion the economic impact…

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News: Locals comment on BP disaster’s impact

June 1, 2010

From Epoch Times, Sam Camariotes of Sam’s Seafood and Steaks: “The prices have definitely gone up depending on the types of seafood. Shrimp prices have gone up, oysters are off the charts, as well as some…

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Tea Party upset over Outtakes

May 31, 2010

Email from a Pensacola Tea Party protester: Mr. Outzen, I was taken aback by your characterization (in your Vol 11 #20 issue) of tea partiers as displaying “racist-phony anger” compared to the all these disparate people…

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Engineers believe relief wells should work

May 31, 2010

Last week, I heard rumors that the relief wells that are being drilled to stop oil spewing from the Deepwater Horizon well might not work. The email discussed a similar accident off of Australia, known as…

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BP hires uber Barbie

May 31, 2010

BP has found it has too many men speaking for it nationally and will now use its local BP Barbie approach nationwide. “BP Barbie” is my description for the various female community liaisons hired by the…

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Road Trip notes: Dauphin Island

May 30, 2010

The Dauphin lsland trip was uneventful, but great background for later. The island is south of Mobile, past Bellingrath Gardens. It is wider than Santa Rosa Island and has grass and trees, which reminded me more…