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Day By Day by Chris Muir

Lousiana Governor Bobby Jindal is NOT happy with President Obama and federal efforts to protect the Louisiana coast.

Here is the video:

And, the news story:

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) said the state will not waiting for federal approval to begin building sand barriers to protect the coastline from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
 
Oil has pushed at least 12 miles into Louisiana’s marshes, with two major pelican rookeries awash in crude.
 
Gov. Jindal was critical of the amount of boom his state received to ward off the oil seeping toward the coastline. But his major gripe comes at the expense of the Army Corps of Engineers, who have yet to give the go-ahead for the building of sand booms to protect the Louisiana wetlands. He used photographic evidence of oil breaking through hard booms, soft booms and another layer of protection, before being finally being corralled by a sand boom built by the National Guard.
 
“It is so much better for us. We don’t want oil on one inch of Louisiana’s coastline, but we’d much rather fight this oil off of a hard coast, off of an island, off of an island, off of a sandy beach on our coastal islands, rather than having to fight it inside in these wetlands,” Gov. Jindal said, making the case for sand booms.
 
The governor said he has been forced to protect Louisiana without the approval of the Army Corps of Engineers, which is weighing the ecological impact of the construction of more sand booms.
 
“We are not waiting for them. We are going to build it,” Jindal said.

Is 2010 Congressional Midterm and 2012 Presidential politics being played out in Louisiana?

Yes.

Every day the BP oil leak continues, is a day that Obama’s and the Democrat’s big government will be criticized as ineffective and inept.


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