Who ya gonna believe?

A little pairing juxtaposition from what the Resident says and what the Scientists are saying. Truth or dare. You decide which you are going to believe.

Resident Obama- “Come on down” 
“The last point I’m going to make — and this is something that’s been repeatedly emphasized here in Mississippi, but it’s true in Florida, it’s true in Alabama and it’s true in portions of Louisiana — there’s still a lot of opportunity for visitors to come down here, a lot of beaches that are not yet affected or will not be affected,” the president said at a Coast Guard station in Gulfport, Mississippi. “And we just want to make sure that people who have travel plans down to the Gulf area remain mindful of that,” Obama said. “Because if people want to know what can they do to help folks down here, one of the best ways to help is to come down here and enjoy the outstanding hospitality.”

WWL TV, New Orleans Scientists advise: “Leave the area”
Take Hydrogen Sulfide, commonly known as swamp gas: a normal level in the air for it ranges from 5 to 10 parts per billion (ppb). At monitoring station in Venice, on May 2, the levels recorded were 30 ppb. The next day, May 3, the reading was nearly 40 times that, at 1,192 ppb. The day after that, May 4, it dropped down to 46 ppb, before rising on May 5 to 1,010 ppb. … “They’re there at a little over the levels that you would expect to start getting those health impacts,” Subra said. “So, that is of concern, that the people understand what is there and understand if they start getting the health impacts, they should take precautions to move out of the area.”


Resident Obama – Clean up’ll be a snap!
in dealing with this disaster, we are minimizing the short term impacts, and we’re making sure that we’ve got the resources to fully recover.

US Coast Guard: One ton tarballs wash up in Florida
“One of two one-ton masses of tarball material recovered south of Perdido Pass, Fla., by the crew of the lift boat Sailfish, a Vessel of Opportunity working in the largest oil spill response in U.S. history, on Saturday, June 11, 2010. Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Walker, USCG.”

Eat! Eat!
Resident Obama: Gulf seafood safe to eat
President Barack Obama sought to reassure nervous diners during his trip to the coastal town of Theodore, Alabama Monday that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico is as tasty and safe as it ever was,

Fishing bans have been enlarged now to also include Florida waters as well as LA and Alabama. 35% of the Gulf is off limits to fishing. This map was released June 14, 2010.