Exxon Valdez: Joe's Bad Trip

A TIME investigation of the Exxon Valdez fiasco finds that not only the tanker's captain is to blame for the worst oil spill in U.S. history

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A rather unique way to renew old acquaintances — I can certainly think of more pleasant and certainly less "newsworthy" ways to do it, though.

These days, after much of the media hype and lunacy has abated, ((I am)) left simply with a gut feeling of frustration. Had to learn the hard way the lexicon of the 80's and discover exactly what "spin" means. The truth hasn't been allowed to come to the fore either for any number of legal reasons or it wasn't lurid enough for print or airing.

Oh well, I'll get my day(s) in court soon enough...

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