Skip to comments.Was the Gulf Oil Rig Explosion a Deliberate Attack on America?‎
Posted on 05/01/2010 10:33:38 PM PDT by granite
I am fully prepared to be called a crazy conspiracy theorist here for even asking some of these questions, but I would like to know who or what caused the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig platform in the Gulf of Mexico last week.
We live on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and are in the direct path of the oil spill flowing toward us from the blown-up rig about fifty miles off the coast of Louisiana. What caused the explosion? And, why would the explosion on the surface of the platform create the situation in which crews are unable to stop the oil flow from the wells head, which is nearly a mile deep? I realize the rig sunk after burning in a terrible and tremendous way, so I guess its possible that the sinking platform could have somehow irreparably damaged the pipeline at the floor of the Gulf, but it seems unlikely to me, with all the safety features on these rigs and wells.
One worker on the rig at the time of the explosion reported that the lights on the platform went out right before the explosion. She was one of the 115 people who escaped the burning rig. Eleven others were not so fortunate; they remain missing and are presumed dead.
Rush Limbaugh pointed out that the explosion occurred on April 21st, the day before Earth Day. He also reminded us that Al Gore had previously encouraged environmental nutjobs to engage in civil disobedience against the construction of coal plants that dont have carbon capture technology. Eco-terrorists exist and have done millions of dollars worth of criminal damage. Fire is one of the main tools of their evil trade.
Im not claiming the Deep Horizon was bombed by eco-terrorists, although I dont believe its out of the realm of possibility. But, it would take some serious money and ability to pull off an attack like that, so I would tend to think much bigger than college hippie eco-wackos with some money-backinga foreign government, perhaps.
Of course, before I could finish writing my thoughts here, I just heard Michael Savage posing the same questions. He also said there is a theory on a Russian website that claims North Korea is behind this. The article claims that North Korea torpedoed the Deepwater Horizon, which was apparently built and financed by South Korea.
Torpedoes would make sense for the results we see. The platform exploded, despite redundant safety features; plus, something apparently also happened on the Gulf floor at the opening of the well to prevent engineers from being able to stop the flow of oil from it. Two torpedoes launched from a submarine could cause those things to happen.
There are a number of international suspects who might want to do something like this. They range from Muslim terrorists to the Red Chinese, Venezuela and beyond. Remember that China and Russia are drilling out there, as well, and they would benefit from America cutting back on our own drilling.
As soon as this happened, my gut told me it was no accident. This kind of thing rarely happens, and the timing was just too coincidental for various reasons. I dont know what the truth is behind this terrible event, but Im certain its more than were being told. We may never know the truth.
If it really is an act of aggression by a foreign government, I seriously doubt we will be allowed to know it. Heck, the Obama administration is still covering up the details behind the act of war committed against our country at Fort Hood by a Muslim operative who had infiltrated our Military.
No, we may never get to the bottom of this deep oil well of secrecy. But, I would ask that you please keep in your prayers the families of the offshore workers killed and those injured, along with the many people here on the Gulf Coast whose livelihoods and businesses will be hurt by this oil spill, along with the poor birds and marine life that are in the path of it.
Gina Miller, a native of Texas, is a radio disc jockey. She also works with her husband installing and repairing residential irrigation systems and doing landscaping on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
yeah, how often do swat teams get dispatched to accidental explosians?
I think the “S.W.A.T.” story is cover for something else. Teams checking for hidden demolition charges or something.
April - Second drilling rig overturns, LA
April - Firefighters battle flames at oil refinery in Memphis, 1 critically injured - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2503735/posts
April - Deep Rig Fires Up, Explodes, Sinks - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2498776/posts
April - Officials: 2 coal miners dead in Kentucky accident - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2503359/posts
April - 25 killed in West Virginia mine blast - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2487460/posts
April - 5 die in Anacortes, Wash. refinery blast, fire - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2485880/posts
A caller into Mark Levin’s show who was on the rig when it exploded said that terrorism had nothing to do with it.
It was a freak act of nature which forced tons of invisible gas onto the platform.
The SWAT team thing is not the kind of SWAT team we are familiar with, and sounded almost like procedure based on what the caller was saying. If not, it was nothing more than an indication of incompetence if Obama sent actual swat teams.
I was surprised by how long it took for anybody to even mention a possible cause for the explosion. It certainly seemed like the media didn’t care, almost like it was inevitable.
But I don't get the importance some people see in sending SWAT. Given the timing, the rarity of the event, and the conditions in the world today would it not make sense to to do just that?
North Korean torpedo.
Come on, these things blow up all the time. In this case, it’s clear that the pilot stirred the empty fuel tanks, and a stray spark ignited the fumes.
Oh, wait a minute... that was something else that happens all the time.
Who will benefit the most when the US is 100% dependent on foreign oil, OPEC?
The article claims that North Korea torpedoed the Deepwater Horizon, which was apparently built and financed by South Korea."
A good friend (who unfortunately falls for every "scare") sent me that email, and I also saw it posted on FR tonight.
It's about the worst conspiracy drivel I've read in a long time. Full of conjecture, wild speculation, and unsubstantiated allegations. Real tin foil hat stuff.
Was the Gulf Oil Rig Explosion a Deliberate Attack on America?”
wouldn’t rule it out. The worst oil and the worst coal disasters in decades, back to back as these yahoos lose their muti-trillion dollar scam and world death grip on the economy, Energy and Gore-Bull warming debate? Interesting timing, to say the least.
The group with the most to gain from the failure of coal and off shore oil platforms is who?
The OBAMA administration.
Hmm, I guess not everybody got the memo....
It wasn’t a freak of nature, the rigs are designed for blowouts. It is an open question why safety devices failed.
I am wondering if it was. It seems ever since Obama was elected we are having a lot of these incidents.
If you go to where the article was posted
and click on the “author” (”EUROPE”) the link produces one of those warnings - THIS IS AN ATTACK PAGE - at least in my browser which is Firefox. I wanted to see if Sorcha Faal person was mentioned or credited. What sort of a publication is the EU Times? Why would they run this story?
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