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'Be the One'


By jimstaro - Posted on 20 July 2010

 

In 'Be the One' video, Sandra Bullock, Drew Brees, Lenny Kravitz come together for the Gulf

 

July 20, 2010 First Sandra Bullock, then Blake Lively, then Wendell Pierce.

Each actor holds up a finger and looks straight into the camera. Saints quarterback Drew Brees urges viewers to "be the one for all the people whose livelihoods depend on the Gulf." "Be the one for healthy, flourishing wetlands," says musician Lenny Kravitz. "Be the one for sea turtles," says actor John Goodman. For another famous quarterback, Eli Manning, "long days at the beach" are what's at stake.

How, exactly, to "be the one" for all these things?

The dizzying array of celebrities flashing across the screen in the 100-second video has the answer: Sign a petition demanding more money to restore Gulf Coast ecosystems in the wake of the BP oil spill. Continued

"Restore the Gulf" Campaign Petition, Sign On

 

Finger-pointing over Deepwater Horizon explosion grows heated

July 19, 2010 Testimony before a panel investigating the cause of the Deepwater Horizon explosion grew heated Monday as lawyers for various companies connected to the rig attempted to place blame on one another and angled to expose maintenance problems they say existed before the April 20 accident.

BP lawyers sought to highlight unfinished work by the rig owner, Transocean, and a rash of equipment problems. Witnesses who worked on the rig for BP's contractors were guarded in their testimony, but at times piled more fuel on a growing pile of evidence suggesting BP authorized corner-cutting, cost-saving measures in the hours leading up to the accident. Continued

The People, We, got to take on these corporate giants and bring them down to size, literally, All of them connected to this disaster are at fault, as are their investors especially in not pushing for the needed investments into worse case scenario's and up to date better technology for clean up when something like this happens, and it does all the time but not on this scale, All For The Bottom Line And Personal Wealth!!!!!!!!!

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