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DEFEND NEW ORLEANS: Hurricane Irene advice offered by former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin -
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin appeared on the CBS Early Show Friday morning to offer his advice to those preparing for Hurricane Irene. In the interview conducted by Chris Wragge, he referred several times to his experiences during Hurricane Katrina to make his points.
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“You will remember a bird completely covered in oil. In the eyes, you can see there’s something wrong. And you can study it. The eyes always tell a story.”
DENIS PAQUIN, deputy director of photography at the Associated Press, remarking on photographs of oil-soaked pelicans on East Grande Terre Island, LA. June 3; the photos, each and every one emotionally devastating, were taken by the AP’s Charlie Riedel and may be viewed here.
This is what BP doesn’t want the world to see. This is what BP is downplaying with sound bites and photo ops. This is what BP is really doing: killing its workers and destroying our coastline and erasing life, one oil-choked animal at a time.
This is fucking sad. And BP must be held fully accountable.
(Quote via the New York Times)