public safety

Update: Two  Oil Spills In New Bedford Harbor On Thursday
Hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel leaked into New Bedford Harbor this morning, coating parts of the nation’s leading fishing port with a red-tinged sheen and leading authorities to a large effort to keep the spill from spreading. Read more...
After a couple of her well known on-air brain farts, I wonder Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is the one that we should be worried about being on the road, not the deferred-action immigrants who are just trying to get to work in her state. Arizona Governor Read more...
Rand Paul must feel like a broken record right now, because he pretty much repeated verbatim during his interview with Neil Cavuto this Monday what he said on CNN last week -- don't borrow money to pay for FEMA and let local organizations and Read more...
The largest student protest in the history of Canada is taking place. The premier of the Canadian province says that the police violence used against the uprising is keeping the public safe. The images you are about to see say otherwise. Read more...
The Obama administration has been criticized by conservatives for providing the failed Times Square bomber his Miranda rights hours after he was taken Read more...

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The Senator from Louisiana continues her defense of the oil industry even as the massive oil slick caused by the Deepwater Horizon disaster threatens Read more...
On Tuesday, we brought you the story of Republican Rod Jetton's arrest for beating his mistress unconscious during sex. On Wednesday, TPM unearthed Read more...
From Campaign for America's Future, this stunning news. Notice how union workers are the only ones paying attention to safety issues? In recent years Read more...
The FDA And Thalidomide - August 1962.
(Thalidomide - when wonder drugs went awful) One of the bigger scandals to hit the pharmaceutical industry came in the form of Thalidomide, a drug Read more...
Seems like city and state public safety budgets would be a good place to dump some stimulus money: The recession is altering local law enforcement in Read more...