Dudley Do-Nothing

Kate Sheppard at MoJo points out it has been six months since the Deep Water Horizon disaster and still no answers. The most deafening silence is coming from new BP CEO Bob Dudley. Today marks six months since the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon, an event that caused oil to gush into the Gulf of Mexico...

The Oil Has Spilled- What’s the Next Step???

So the oil has spilled…now what?? If you are like me, you are pissed off enough to do something about it, but you are not really sure what to do! Who do we express our frustrations to?? And more importantly, what is the next step?? Unfortunately, I do not have all the answers to these questions: what I do...

MISTRIAL!!

OK, I’m not even sure if there can be a mistrial in this, because I’m not a lawyer.  However, multiple sources have reported that according to his 2008 disclosure filings, Martin Feldman, the Louisiana judge that recently overturned the executive branch decision to place a 6 month, holds...

BP acts with minimum decency => Obama = Nazi

This title was the argument made by Thomas Sowell over at investors.com.  Aside from insulting everyone that voted for the Obama in 2008 by suggesting that we are unthinking sheep, and linking the election of President Obama to the rise of Hitler and Lenin he argued that we as a society of laws are going...

Oil Spells Big Trouble for Little Fish

CNN reported this week that a small, recently-discovered deep-water fish may be on the verge of extinction as a result of the oil spill.  The Louisiana pancake batfish (Halieutichthys aculeatus) lives on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico at a depth of 1500 feet.  Interestingly, this little guy is in the same...

Apologies to BP?

Today during BP CEO Tony Hayward’s testimony before Congress, a Republican representative from Texas took it upon himself to apologize to Mr. Hayward for the White House’s “$20 Million shakedown.” Congressman Joe Barton’s comments are quoted below. He later recanted his apology saying “I apologize if my...