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mainenightowl

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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 9:18:14 AM

A BP Plc (BP/) unit and federal prosecutors asked a judge to approve a $4 billion guilty plea for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blast, over objections from victims that the deal is insufficient punishment for the deaths and injuries it caused.

BP Exploration & Production Inc., the Houston-based exploration unit of BP, agreed in November to plead guilty to 14 counts, including 11 for felony seaman’s manslaughter, and pay $4 billion to resolve all criminal charges related to the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. BP Exploration & Production Inc., the Houston-based exploration unit of BP, agreed in November to plead guilty to 14 counts, including 11 for felony seaman’
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DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 3:25:15 AM

kill all the lawyers, kill 'em tonight...
--don henley
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BBopp
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 7:11:30 PM

As some credit card ads state..."Priceless".
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PDQBlues
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 5:20:11 PM


There may be no sufficient amount of money that could cover all the damage and suffering that BP has caused.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 1:12:46 PM

oh how the lawyers love a long court battle
at the end of the day the families lose any way its sliced
there are no winners or losers, only lawyers

[Edited by: humblepie at 1/18/2013 1:14:14 PM EST]
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bluetruck54
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 11:50:08 AM

no amount of money can bring people back so can't imagine the amount
of their anger towards BP and others.
only attorneys are getting money so far......
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mitt4prez
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 11:15:53 AM

Fire all the lawyers, on both sides, so something approaching the truth can come out.
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amoshins
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 11:04:12 AM

wonder if this is enough
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JCI46009IN
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 10:36:08 AM

They should have settled death benefits long ago!
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md11capt
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 10:26:55 AM

Yeah, have mercy on the poor corporation please your honor have mercy!
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teenitup
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 10:17:48 AM

Attorneys have made enough off of this.
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fora_7
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 9:28:28 AM

Should be about time they get compensation
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carolfitz4438
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2013 9:23:37 AM

Listen to the people
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