Question of the Day: Are you boycotting BP?

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 06/12/2010 - 09:53.

BP brands to boycott include

BP brands to boycott include Castrol, Arco, Aral, am/pm, Amoco, Wild Bean Cafe and, Safeway gas. 

Castrol and Safeway...?!?!

Castrol and Safeway...?!?! I didn't know that. Is there a good resource on the extent to the BP empire and its hold on our world - where do we need revolutions?!?!

Disrupt IT

a great source

is Facebook (i know, i know) but here:!/pages/Boycott-BP/119101198107726

they post tons of info and they are one of the drivers behind the efforts.

this is what we have become

"He took away everything I love most in the world."

"He took away everything I love most in the world. I am going to hunt that son of a bitch down like a 'coon," he said. "He wants his life back after all he has done to us? The hell with him."

Then he speculates about peeing in the Queen's water fountain. "What do you think would happen to me? I'd go to jail for that, and it would be relatively minor environmental damage."

He may not immediately look the part in his faded shorts and blue vest and the jumble of buildings around the docks, but in the shrimp world, Blanchard is Hayward.

"I think I did everything right, and here this idiot came and didn't know how to run his business and put me out of my business. People used to respect me in this town. Now I wake up in the morning and I don't know what to do."

BP oil spill ruined my life, says Louisiana shrimp king

Dean Blanchard's firm used to account for 11% of the US shrimp supply. Now, he is reduced to supplying fuel and water to BP clean-up crews

from The Guardian, UK