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Friday, September 30, 2011

Oil Sands are the Shit

Posted on Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 1:01 PM

To all the lemmings that believe that the oil sands are bad and evil, do dip your head in some cold water! I am sick and tire of hearing the sob story about the 100+ ducks that died in the tailings pond, do you have any idea how ducks and other animals die from oil tanker spills? You can't have it both ways! If the oil doesn't come from Canada, then it has to come to us from overseas.

Furthermore, I am sick and tire about all the fucking whining about the toxic tailings pond... are you mentally challenged or naive? This isn't the first time Canadian industry has used a tailings pond. I suggest you put away that ebook on Bambi, and pull out a text book that explains the important and vital role that tailings pond plays. They aren't something that we need to get rid of, they are something that we need to keep the countryside safer. I wish more industries, and municipalities would use tailings ponds. There are far too many of them that dump their waste directly into our rivers. Lastly, where do you get off rambling about how much pollution the oilsands are producing each day? The last time that I looked out my window, I saw a gazillion cars. We aren't on higher moral ground than the oilsands. Fuck off with your 'drug addict chastizing the drug dealer' routine. I'm not buying it. Even if we shut down the oilsands and send many fine hard working maritimers back to the same unemployment lines that us locals are already struggling with, the world doesn't miraculously turn into a non polluting mecca. We will still use, need, apreciate, and hate our motorvehicles. —I Bicycle, too, But this is Atlantic Canada, I Need a Heater and a Cab for the Rain and Winter

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