Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Leadership in the Gulf

Unlike Teh LightWorker, who cannot order his subordinates in Gummint to get the Hell out of the way, there are examples of actual leadership in the Gulf area. Just like there was actual leadership in the State of Alaska until a few months ago.

Leaders ask forgiveness later if necessary, as is occurring in one place in Alabama right now, where the local volunteer fire chief is prepared to sink barges and go to jail if necessary to prevent the waters in their estuary from being destroyed.

More power to him.

Teh LightWorker won't tell EPA, nor the Coast Guard, nor the Army Corps, to get the Hell out of the way. He doesn't even have the balls to call the CEO of BP. In contrast,

SarahBarracuda held Big Oil execs accountable face-to-face when they sought permissions and/or financial breaks from that State.


HT: Ticker


Disgruntled Car Salesman said...

Somebody needs to get General Honore in there to tell Obama and his bureaucratic minions that they are "Stuck on Stupid"!

Grim said...

We've all come to the point that we violate Federal laws and regulations in order to get things done. It's just that most of us don't realize we're doing it.

That fact will have consequences, sooner or later: and I don't mean that the law will catch up to everyone who violates it. I mean that a law that imposes so many restraints that there is no choice but to violate it, and indeed no opportunity to know that you are violating it, is applying a chainsaw to its foundations. It is undercutting its own legitimacy.