Friday, July 02, 2010

Stat of the Day

In researching oil spills I discovered that the combined corporation and income tax paid by BP and its employees is enough to fund the UK's Department for International Development every year.

They lose; we lose.

1 comment:

Phil Paige said...

Steve - a friend of mine posted this on Facebook - Mr. Obama, BP will compensate the US once you finally sort out the 390 tons of toxic chemicals abandoned at the UCIL plant at Bhopal which continue to leak and pollute the groundwater in the region and affect thousands of Bhopal residents who depend on it. Thousands killed and thousands still affected ....and after 25...
Puts the US position of hypocrisy nicely - Phil