"The Things I've Seen: They're Just Not Right"

by
Abby Zimet

The deathly disaster unfolding in the Gulf is God-awful enough. BP's
cover-up is even worse. Thanks be to the obstinacy of
photographers. The AP's Charlie Riedel took these stomach-turning photos. There is little to be grateful here
other than the enduring humanity of some. More on regular folks intent
on truth-telling here.

 "I am become
death, the destroyer of worlds." - J. Robert Oppenheimer

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