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One Response to “What should the government’s role be in the Gulf oil spill?”

  1. dick

    The feds should be there to facilitate getting the materials needed at the right place and getting out of the way of those who are trying to keep the land safe from the oil slicks. As Gov Jindal has said, he wants to put barriers there to keep the oil away from the shore but the feds aren’t allowing that. BP has some of what they need but not enough. The feds should be working to get the other oil companies to help end this disaster but they are doing nothing to accomplish that. FEMA and the rest of the fed agencies should be there in droves to help people in need and that is also not happening. Pres Zero has told us he is in charge. When is he going to do something helpful from his position of being in charge rather than getting in the way of those who are geared up to do the work.

    For that matter where has he been in the Tennessee flooding disaster. That seems to have been totally missed by the media. All kinds of videos on you tube showing what happened but Pres Zero has done nothing to help that situation out either. Kinda makes you wonder just what he is supposed to be good for in the first place.