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Saturday, 17 July 2010

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Do As We Say - Not As We Do.

Some commentators have expressed alarm at the US reaction to the tragic Gulf oil spill, yet are shaking their heads and wondering where the American reaction to the Buncefield explosion in the UK is hiding.

The USA has been quick to universally condemn BP, as a "British" corporation, when in reality it operates at over 50% US ownership.

Yet it seems odd that the American government swiftly sidestepped any responsibility for the Buncefield explosion - the largest peacetime explosion in European history, causing well over $1 billion in damage - despite the fact that the refinery was in shared ownership between Texaco (USA) and Total (France)

A $10 million fine.

Shared.

In percentage terms, that's 1% of responsibility.

And we haven't even got started on a global recession prompted by the American sub-prime mortgage market disaster endorsed by a Republican administration.

But hey, who gives a shit? They still got cheeseburgers.

Thank you America.

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