The "clouds" I'm speaking of?
The first is Arizona's law against the illegal immigrants, creating their ability to profile and arrest at will.
The silver lining to that one is that it has solidified the immigrants, Hispanics, Liberals and the Left against this law and its tactics and has even now moved the Federal Government to address the situation.
The second "cloud" is the whole mess down in the Gulf of Mexico, with the oil spill.
This just out :
Reuters is reporting that another offshore drilling rig has overturned in the gulf coast, this time in inland waters close to Morgan City, LA.
This has already been predicted to be possibly another of the worst environmental disasters in the country's history, before this 2nd rig went down.
It's going to be one raging, bloody mess.
The "silver lining" to this environmental cloud is you can pretty much forget about expanding drilling for oil off the coasts of the US for the forseeable future.
There's more, too--another beautiful lining to this, I think, because it's believed right now that Halliburton may be culpable for the cementing on the first oil rig that blew.
Sorry, but if someone's to blame for this and it turns out it's Halliburton, that's just the best scenario I can imagine.
Well, it is unless somehow Dick Cheney's signature is on the sign-off for it.
Have a great weekend, y'all.
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