Why don't news outlets call BP's hug...

Why don't news outlets call BP's huge oil 'spill' a gusher?

There are 21 comments on the www.therepublic.com story from Jun 22, 2010, titled Why don't news outlets call BP's huge oil 'spill' a gusher?. In it, www.therepublic.com reports that:

Oil spill fits in a headline or sound bite, but fails to capture what started April 20 in the Gulf and how life is changing as a result.

How do we quantify the damage to animals, humans and the ocean from oil that pulses every second, like a living being, from the Deepwater Horizon's broken wellhead?

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“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#2 Jun 22, 2010
why don't news outlets just UNBIASEDLY report the news?
TedsLiver

United States

#3 Jun 22, 2010
Why does this matter?

Since: Dec 08

Kerrville, TX

#4 Jun 22, 2010
I couldn't care less what they call it but has anyone noticed that the videos now show a tremendous increase over what was shown at the beginning?

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#5 Jun 22, 2010
Notice also how the news agencies are using the exact same footage over and over of the Pelican stuck in the oil? The same image on all news outlets shown repeatedly. The media is usung the images to incite the people to allow the government to pass and force upon us a carbon tax that only benefits the international bankers and GE.

The carbon tax and Presidential Defensive Directive 51 are the two reasons that this well has not been capped and the reason why they are doing very little to stop the leak. The oil will be used to increase carbon output according to the tree huggers which will cause an increase temps. So we must pay a tax and give that tax to the government through international central banks. But who is really pulling the strings and benefits the most on this? Well none other than GE. GE who controls Oblahblah's WH through lobbyist that sit on the cabniet and the #1 benefiter or solar and wind power systems that still do not produce the power we need to maintain our civilization. The same GE who owns universal who owns NBC.

Oh how this all comes around. And people think there is no conspiracy even though it is staring them right in the face. And as for PDD51, if Oblahblah lets the oil continue, that will destory the gulf coast where he can then claim dictatorial powers over the house and Senate under the guise of a national emergnecy. Don't beleive me? Look it up.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#6 Jun 22, 2010
carey529 wrote:
why don't news outlets just UNBIASEDLY report the news?
Because they are all owned by giant corporations; many of whose boards of directors are on other boards, and other boards, and other boards.

Try NPR, and Reuters, and BBC. They are more reliable.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#7 Jun 22, 2010
Kahoki wrote:
Notice also how the news agencies are using the exact same footage over and over of the Pelican stuck in the oil? The same image on all news outlets shown repeatedly. The media is usung the images to incite the people to allow the government to pass and force upon us a carbon tax that only benefits the international bankers and GE.
The carbon tax and Presidential Defensive Directive 51 are the two reasons that this well has not been capped and the reason why they are doing very little to stop the leak. The oil will be used to increase carbon output according to the tree huggers which will cause an increase temps. So we must pay a tax and give that tax to the government through international central banks. But who is really pulling the strings and benefits the most on this? Well none other than GE. GE who controls Oblahblah's WH through lobbyist that sit on the cabniet and the #1 benefiter or solar and wind power systems that still do not produce the power we need to maintain our civilization. The same GE who owns universal who owns NBC.
Oh how this all comes around. And people think there is no conspiracy even though it is staring them right in the face. And as for PDD51, if Oblahblah lets the oil continue, that will destory the gulf coast where he can then claim dictatorial powers over the house and Senate under the guise of a national emergnecy. Don't beleive me? Look it up.
What a sad, evil little soul you have.
BP in cospiracy with Obamato impose a tax which will hurt them.

Try harder, Bluto.

Since: Dec 08

Kerrville, TX

#8 Jun 22, 2010
Kahoki wrote:
Notice also how the news agencies are using the exact same footage over and over of the Pelican stuck in the oil? The same image on all news outlets shown repeatedly. The media is usung the images to incite the people to allow the government to pass and force upon us a carbon tax that only benefits the international bankers and GE.
The carbon tax and Presidential Defensive Directive 51 are the two reasons that this well has not been capped and the reason why they are doing very little to stop the leak. The oil will be used to increase carbon output according to the tree huggers which will cause an increase temps. So we must pay a tax and give that tax to the government through international central banks. But who is really pulling the strings and benefits the most on this? Well none other than GE. GE who controls Oblahblah's WH through lobbyist that sit on the cabniet and the #1 benefiter or solar and wind power systems that still do not produce the power we need to maintain our civilization. The same GE who owns universal who owns NBC.
Oh how this all comes around. And people think there is no conspiracy even though it is staring them right in the face. And as for PDD51, if Oblahblah lets the oil continue, that will destory the gulf coast where he can then claim dictatorial powers over the house and Senate under the guise of a national emergnecy. Don't beleive me? Look it up.
I do not disbelieve you. However, if Obama does this I believe an armed insurrection will ensue and it will destroy Obama and all who protect him.
JOSH

Roy, WA

#9 Jun 22, 2010
if 5% of the world {us} wasant such a ENERGY PIG,.
paulie

Roy, WA

#10 Jun 22, 2010
WHATS GONNA HAPPEN IF A BARRELL GOET TO OVER $100 ,,$90 TO FILL A 4 CYL . RECESSION ,DEPRESSION,better save those gulf coast tarballs , were gonna need em

Since: Nov 08

Moss Point, MS

#11 Jun 22, 2010
Why don't they call it the end of the world as we "small" people on the coast know it? Our lives have been changed forever......and not for the good!

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#12 Jun 22, 2010
Mr_Bill wrote:
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Because they are all owned by giant corporations; many of whose boards of directors are on other boards, and other boards, and other boards.
Try NPR, and Reuters, and BBC. They are more reliable.
LOL! those news agencies are completely government owned and subsidized by the government. Thats like believing what is report in Venezuela. Chavez controls the media like our government controls NPR and the EU controls Reuters and the BBC.

You want true news, try finding an independent source. All news agencies are controled by the parent companies that own them. NBC is perfect example of that. Pushing for a green agenda. Who are the masterminds behind the green agenda? General Electric who owns Universal, who inturn owns NBC and its affiliates. Also, these mega corporations also own the government through campiagn contributions and lobbying.

And for those of you who think Fox News is on the spot, well take a look at who owns them. Rupert Murdock and one of the Saudi Princes (I forget his name at the moment). All of which are from big oil.

So do not sit there and tell people to watch the BBC, Reuters, and NPR. Thats like asking a wolf to watch the sheep.

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#13 Jun 22, 2010
Mr_Bill wrote:
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What a sad, evil little soul you have.
BP in cospiracy with Obamato impose a tax which will hurt them.
Try harder, Bluto.
Again you make me laugh. These carbon tax bills they are discussing and about ready to shove down our throats. Who do you think wrote them? Henry Waxman? That guy is an idiot, surprised he can even spell his name. The bills were written by the oil companies. Just like the financial reform bill was written by the banksters. You are truly blind. Stop eating the shit that NPR feeds you.
Pit Bull owner

Huntington Station, NY

#14 Jun 22, 2010
Obama is man made disaster

Cap and Trade is merely a way to tax breathing
CO2 is not a pollutant
all air breathing creatures exhale CO2
Plants and Trees inhale CO2
it is essential for life

Prepare for Revolution

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#15 Jun 22, 2010
Pit Bull owner wrote:
Obama is man made disaster
Cap and Trade is merely a way to tax breathing
CO2 is not a pollutant
all air breathing creatures exhale CO2
Plants and Trees inhale CO2
it is essential for life
Prepare for Revolution
Don't waste unused meat. Feed your brain to your dog.
Foslo Smerg

Belle Vernon, PA

#16 Jun 22, 2010
carey529 wrote:
why don't news outlets just UNBIASEDLY report the news?
BO and Soros prohibit that.

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#17 Jun 22, 2010
Gusher wasn't in the WH talking points memo.
alan

Livonia, LA

#18 Jun 22, 2010
for mister bill:::again you bitch about corporations but fail to speak of bp contributions to obama.you suck liberals asses but dont care when obama compares oil spill to 911.what a traitor to ny you are.obama could crap in your face and your comment would be as to what flavor it was.you must have been droped on your head when you were a baby!
guz

Roy, WA

#19 Jun 23, 2010
theres enought news scources ,that only an idiot cant figure out the truth, the slanted, the biased,the obvious truths are always too obvious,

Since: Nov 08

Moss Point, MS

#20 Jun 23, 2010
Kahoki wrote:
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LOL! those news agencies are completely government owned and subsidized by the government. Thats like believing what is report in Venezuela. Chavez controls the media like our government controls NPR and the EU controls Reuters and the BBC.
You want true news, try finding an independent source. All news agencies are controled by the parent companies that own them. NBC is perfect example of that. Pushing for a green agenda. Who are the masterminds behind the green agenda? General Electric who owns Universal, who inturn owns NBC and its affiliates. Also, these mega corporations also own the government through campiagn contributions and lobbying.
And for those of you who think Fox News is on the spot, well take a look at who owns them. Rupert Murdock and one of the Saudi Princes (I forget his name at the moment). All of which are from big oil.
So do not sit there and tell people to watch the BBC, Reuters, and NPR. Thats like asking a wolf to watch the sheep.
Yep, you can get more reliable news from Comedy Central's Daily Show With Jon Stewart and/or The Colbert Report.

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#21 Jun 24, 2010
nobleagl wrote:
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Yep, you can get more reliable news from Comedy Central's Daily Show With Jon Stewart and/or The Colbert Report.
I hope that is sataire like the basis of the Comedy Central shows. People who do get their news from those two shows are not even useful idiots.

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