jeffcNew Orleans--While many Americans undoubtedly agree with the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Martin Feldman to overturn the Obama administration’s moratorium on deep water drilling, not everyone is happy. In fact, the Judge is now receiving death threats in the aftermath of his bold ruling.

Thursday, 24 June 2010 09:56
Is BP Oil Raining In Louisiana?
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Is it really raining BP oil in Louisiana?
That might certainly be what some people across the world might believe.
For instance, here is a video found on Youtube entitled “Raining Oil in Louisiana”.
One watching the video would believe that oil was just pouring from the skies like cats and dogs.

As the BP oil hits more of the Louisiana shore, state officials are becoming more frustrated by the day with the federal response.  On Wednesday, Louisiana Plaquemines Parish President, Billy Nungesser, blasted the feds and a top Interior Department official in reaction to an email a top Interior official sent to Nungesser, state and other federal offficials.

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said Wednesday afternoon at a press conference in New Orleans that BP, for the very first time, explicitly said it would not pay for any losses associated with the Gulf of Mexico oil drilling moratorium imposed by the federal government beyond the one-hundred-million-dollars that BP has already paid for claims.

New Orleans—Plaintiffs Hornbeck Offshore Services and other companies that won a preliminary injunction against the federal government on Tuesday have requested that Judge Martin Feldman order the enforcement of his ruling.

The BP gulf oil spill is dredging up a real strain of relations between the Obama administration and the State of Louisiana and is dredging up acrimonious issues over barrier islands that took weeks to resolve.
Yesterday, federal and state authorities fought over the oil drilling moratorium and dredging of sand for barrier islands.  

The following is a statement from Hornets owner George Shinn regarding the speculation concerning Chris Paul.

President Obama remove General Stanley McChrystal's from his command in the Afghanistan war because of the  general’s comments in the Rolling Stone magazine. 

According to the AP, Interior Secretary Salazar will impose the drilling moratorium despite a court ruling today lifting the moratorium.Earlier today, a  federal judge in New Orleans lifted the moratorium.  Numerous Louisiana officials have urged President Obama to not appeal  appeal the court ruling.

New Orleans federal judge Martin Feldman handed the Obama administration a major defeat in its efforts to prevent future oil spills from occurring and in its efforts to contain such future calamities.

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