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Tue Feb 14, 2017, 11:52 PM

Boycott Exxon.

Dudes, the GOP is never ever gonna investigate Trump. They will bury the whole thing for fear that any dirt they uncover will stick to them. The only way to get rid of Trump is to apply economic pressure to the folks who stand to gain from his treason.

Exxon is number one.

I call upon all concerned Americans to boycott Exxon until we have a president and secretary of state not in the pocket of Putin/Exxon. No Democrat should be caught dead at an Exxon station. No woman who respects herself should fill up at Exxon.



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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 12:02 AM

1. Exxon Oil Spill 27 years ago, 1989-Prince William Sound never fully recovered

Getting Beyond Coal and Getting Beyond Oil


Twenty-five years ago on March 24, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez slammed into Bligh Reef and spilled more than 11 million gallons of crude oil into the cold, clear waters of Alaska's Prince William Sound -- one of the "last best places" on Earth. The oil charged through Prince William Sound and out into the Gulf of Alaska, damaging more than 1,300 miles of some of the most remote, wild shoreline in this country.
This happened 25 years ago, so we might note the anniversary as we do any other historical event. That, however, would imply that the oil spill is over. It's not, and likely never will be.
The sound's coastal ecosystem is permanently damaged. Thousands of gallons of Exxon Valdez oil still pollute the beaches; this oil is still toxic and still hurting the ecosystem near the shore.
The government considers, as of 2010, only 13 of the 32 monitored wildlife populations, habitats and resource services that were injured in the spill as fully "recovered" or "very likely recovered." Some are still listed today as "not recovering." This includes a pod of orcas, which lost 15 of its 22 members after the spill, and has not produced a calf since. Given only one older female is left, scientists appear certain that this unique pod of orcas will go extinct -- it's just a matter of time. The government conclusion is that "there appears to be no hope for recovery."

<http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/23/opinion/holleman-exxon-valdez-anniversary/>

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 12:14 AM

2. Already do boycott Exxon and Mobil.

Have done this for many years.

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 10:22 AM

3. Haven't bought anything from ExxonMobil since the Valdez.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 10:32 AM

5. ditto and BP since Deepwater

I hope Shell keeps its shit together or I'll have to stop living

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 10:28 AM

4. Would never pull in to an Exxon station, not after Prince William Sound...

And the amount of time and money spent trying to fight paying for the cleanup.

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 10:42 AM

6. Unfortunately, it's pretty much impossible to boycott one particular oil company.

To really hurt them economically, we'd have to quit buying gas altogether.

There is no such thing as "Exxon gas" or "BP gas", it all comes from the same refineries. It's just picked up by different trucks. Exxon has already made their money by the time the refining is done. They really don't care which particular station we buy our gas from.

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 10:43 AM

7. I've been boycotting Exxon and Mobil products for quite some time

Now it's time to make this boycott organized nationwide and to break ExxonMobil's bank.

NO self-respecting American should be caught dead at and Exxon or a Mobil station--even if your tank is running on empty and there are no other gas stations in town.

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 10:51 AM

8. They closed down most of their stations here in the Philly area awhile ago.

And note that they became "Exxon-Mobil" almost 20 years ago and sold off direct ownership of their stations almost 10 years ago, so whatever stations are still around are privately-owned licensing the name "Exxon". I know around here, most of the Mobils were sold to LukOil (Russian by the way), and may have changed hands a few times since.

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