O, Death. Of the Gulf. And maybe us. (via The Ladies’ Guide to the Apocalypse)

Holy crap.
When I wasn’t busy laughing, I was busy crying.

O, Death. Of the Gulf. And maybe us. The first rule of the Ladies' Guide to the Apocalypse is: Avoid certain death. Why do blowout preventers exist on oil wells, anyway? Well, partially, because the methane doesn't exit in a steady stream. It burps. And methane is spewing out of that oilcano hole at a rate of 3000 to 1. So multiply the number of Valdez tankers this bloodletting has claimed, and multiply that by 3000, and that's how much extra methane has been released into the Gulf … Read More

via The Ladies' Guide to the Apocalypse

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4 responses to “O, Death. Of the Gulf. And maybe us. (via The Ladies’ Guide to the Apocalypse)

  1. Angel

    It is truly awful what is happening in the Gulf, there was a major oil spill just off Cornwall in the 60’s and when we were on holiday a few weeks ago you can still see black markings on some of the rocks even now.

    BP Certainly has a lot to answer for.

    • dufmanno

      I know it’s horrible.
      When I read her post and realized “she is THERE” it took a lot not to cry at the enormity of it while laughing at the way she puts it.
      I love her writing and had to repost asap.
      I’d love to stuff some BP execs down that “oilcano” as a sacrafice to the gods of black gold.

  2. Thinking about BP does not help my nausea. Fuckers.

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