Posts Tagged ‘kevin costner’


So the other day I wrote a little bit about the oil spill in the gulf. A lot of what I wrote about was the fact that not many, if any at the time, celebrities were helping out and donating money to the oil spill clean up. Since then BP has set up a fund to help the men and women that are out of work because of their huge mistake. I say mistake very lightly since all this very well could have been avoided with proper safety equipment, but we will never know. I was asked by several people why was I upset that celebrities were not helping the oil spill clean up if I myself wasn’t helping out. No they didn’t mean for me to put on some rubber boots, rubber gloves, helmet, and mask then take the trip to the gulf and start filling up a jar with oil. They were simply asking why I hadn’t taken the initiative to start some sort of fund I guess like a bank account and then donate the money to the oil spill relief. Well I don’t know. Guess you got me there. Since then I’m actually looking into a few charities that could help with the animal clean up, since BP is obviously not worried about them. At least they are trying to get the oil up now. According to Guardian.co.uk, “Endangered sea turtles and other marine creatures are being corralled into 500 square-mile “burn fields” and burnt alive in operations intended to contain the oil from BP’s ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration confirmed today.” (more…)