One of the best articles I’ve read on the math used to estimate Gulf Oil Spill quantities: Jenn Kepka’s “Putting the Gulf oil spill in perspective”, Salon.com, 5/28.
random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
"It's a show of force, but people don't understand it," said the soldier, who did not want to be identified. "They're not grateful."
referring to low-flying planes & marines "returning" fire, killing 7 (US estimates) to 10 (hospital estimates) to 12 Iraqis (Iraqi estimates) in Mosul, 20030416 ... at a demonstration