balls in Texas
More than two months after oil from BP's blown-out seafloor well first reached Louisiana,
a bucket's worth of tar balls that washed onto a pair of Texas beaches means the crude has arrived in every Gulf state.
Oil is still on
the move, but the fleet of skimmers tapped to clean the worst-hit areas
of the Gulf of Mexico is not.
The number of tar
balls discovered in Texas is tiny compared to what has coated beaches
in other Gulf states.
"Any Texas shores
impacted by the Deepwater spill will be cleaned up quickly and BP will
be picking up the tab,"
The oil's arrival
in Texas was predicted Friday by an analysis from the National Oceanic
"It was just a
matter of time that some of the oil would find its way to Texas," said
Hans Graber, a marine physicist
About five gallons
of tar balls were found Saturday on the Bolivar Peninsula, northeast of
But then our economy crashed, too,
and believe it or not, Tulsa made the decision to get more diversity
The Gulf states need to do the same
thing - they can't stay married to
dirty, slimy, life-killing oil.
If anyone in America had any brains (Should I bother to finish that sentence?)
they would use
We know there are billionaires sitting on thousands of
pounds of hundred dollar bills - doing what?
Obama should be offering every homeowner an 80% tax
credit for solar panels on your roof.
Sometimes I think America would rather sit there and say "We're fucked"
When will Obama come to work and lead our country out of
this Bush disaster?