Once I decided to try to write something about the ongoing calamity spreading outward from the Gulf of Mexico, I figured a little research might be necessary; but what a task it was to find interesting and reliable news sources! It would seem that the big media stations, particularly CNN and FOX, are not telling North Americans some of the most important facts about this disaster; choosing instead to promote corporate concerns, engage in Obama-bashing and finding hundreds of new ways of saying the same thing repeatedly.
I am not an environmentalist. I am not an overtly religious man. I am not a businessman, a lobbyist, a geologist or petroleum expert. I am essentially just like most Canadians. But I do not trust big corporations, big media, or big government–all three of which are deeply involved in this globe-affecting crisis. Here are seven things you all should know about the BP Oil disaster that is still worsening as you read this.