GOVEROTRAGEOUS: The Gooferment doesn’t learn from history

http://opinion.financialpost.com/2010/06/25/lawrence-solomon-avertible-catastrophe/#ixzz0s9jeLCy7

Avertible catastrophe
Lawrence Solomon
June 25, 2010 – 9:06 pm
The BP oil-rig explosion. The U.S. turned down an offer of Dutch technology that might have reduced the spill’s impact.
How U.S. labour and ­environmental rules blocked Dutch spill-cleanup technology

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Then again, perhaps he should not be all that perplexed at the American tolerance for turning an accident into a catastrophe. When the Exxon Valdez oil tanker accident occurred off the coast of Alaska in 1989, a Dutch team with clean-up equipment flew in to Anchorage airport to offer their help. To their amazement, they were rebuffed and told to go home with their equipment. The Exxon Valdez became the biggest oil spill disaster in U.S. history — until the BP Gulf spill.

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It just proves that the Gooferment is stupid!

And, we are just a dumb for believing their illusions and promises.

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