Here's hoping that the storm doesn't carry the chemical dispersant over the mainland: PENSACOLA, Fla. — Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen l
Palin Claims That 'We Haven't Had Any Assurance By The President' That Stopping The Gusher 'Has Been His Top Priority'
Sarah Palin apparently didn't listen to President Obama's speech before she went on Bill-O's show to attack him. From Media Matters: Following Pres
So one of the most profitable companies in the world was cutting safety corners to make a few more bucks. Why am I not surprised? WASHINGTON (A
Rolling Stone's Tim Dickinson has written a stunner of an article called "The Spill, The Scandal and The President." It's damned heartbreaking to
I simply do not see how this story ends without criminal charges -- and for more than the guys at the bottom, who were reacting to the pressure from a
President Barack Obama would have already fired BP CEO Tony Hayward if it were up to him. Critics have called for Hayward to be canned following a
I hope all the people who keep telling me how safe nuclear power is read this assessment. The fact is, humans make errors. Machines make errors, t
As Rachel notes the "top kill" was just "the latest failure in a long line of failures to plug the Deepwater Horizon rig" and reminds us that if histo
A Modest Proposal: Why Not The Death Penalty For Egregious, Reckless And Widespread Corporate Pollution?
I've never liked the death penalty. When I was a reporter, I saw several cases where the wrong person was prosecuted, and unless you have enough m
Who Could Have Known... That There Were Safety Concerns With The Deepwater Rig? BP Engineers, That's Who.
"Who could have known?" I am so sick of that all-purpose excuse, aren't you? Maybe if we passed a law requiring the electric chair for anyone foun
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