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There may be a perfectly reasonable explanation for this shocker. But then, considering how many things BP has misrepresented to regulators and th Read more...
Even though I still agree that those who have been damaged by the oil spill in the Gulf getting something from BP right now is better than what we saw happen after the Exxon Valdez disaster -- where those who had claims got stalled for years and our wonderful corporatist Supreme Court decided that if they weren't dead yet ages later they were going to get next to nothing for their suffering -- it looks like Kenneth Feinberg is going back on the Obama administration's promise that taking money from BP now will not prevent anyone who has been damaged and who takes money from the escrow fund now from having the right to sue BP later. Read more...
Chris Matthews asks former Shell Oil Executive John Hofmeister about how things are going with the cleanup of the oil in the Gulf and whether this sup Read more...
As Keith noted before getting into the meat of this interview, BP apparently doesn't understand that they're not going to improve their image by doing Read more...
Well, Chris Matthews has been wanting to get a Republican on his show who was willing to defend Rush Limbaugh for some time now. He decided to put Lou Read more...

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Rep. Joe Barton's apology to BP and remarks that the $20 billion escrow fund was a "shakedown" received condemnation from fellow members of the Re Read more...
George Will claims that there is no defense of BP and their terrible safety record and says of course no one wants to make apologies for them when ask Read more...
Haley Barbour backtracked from his previous statement that the $20 billion escrow account would make it less likely that BP will pay for everything in Read more...
On Fox’s The Journal Editorial Report, while discussing whether the panel believes that BP really had a choice as to whether to put up the $20 billi Read more...
In the everlasting battle between those on the far left and the far right to find something to complain about, the latest would seem to be Kenneth Read more...