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Nathan White

What if the BP Gusher in the Gulf is Unstoppable?


Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today made the following statement on the Floor
of the House of Representatives about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of

"What if the BP gusher in the Gulf is unstoppable?
is the challenging question that is making its way through various
blogs. What if millions of barrels of oil continue to flow
uncontrolled from the hole in the seabed?
should be preparing now for a worst case scenario. We should be
mobilizing our nation now and developing new comprehensive plans for
sustainable, alternative energy, for environmental protection, for
public health, for preservation of species, for security, for
rebuilding our economy and repairing commerce.
should be challenging our fellow citizens and ourselves to take part in
charting a new course for our nation towards creating an America that
has unlimited energy because it has unlimited vision, unclouded by
greed or partisan advantage."
See the video here.

Dennis Kucinich is an American politician. A U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1997 to 2013, he was also a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in 2004 and 2008.