Crew members of the Arctic Sunrise reported that a total of 11 warning shots have been fired across the ship and the Coast Guard has threatened to fire at the ship itself if it does not leave the area immediately.
I almost missed Jim Hightower's checklist of big oil's most recent tax write-offs: BP can write off 70 percent of the rent it paid to TransO
Politics in the Zeros: General Kayani's "Silent Coup" in Pakistan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly The Mahablog: Whites and Privilege Demo
I stopped buying BP petrol shortly after the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, although in my heart of hearts I know that such a protest is not only
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
Halliburton Pours Money Into Campaigns Of Congress Members Who Will Investigate Oil Spill. Gee, I Wonder Why.
(H/T to Driftglass.) Just when you think Halliburton couldn't be any more blatant, and Congress members couldn't be any more corruptible, it gets
At least one of the eleven men that died in the initial explosion that triggered a disaster in the Gulf expressed concerns about safety practices on t
Even After Deepwater Catastrophe, MMS Continues To Exempt Oil Companies From Environmental Impact Studies
It was known long before the Obama administration took over that the MMS was rubber stamping every drilling application that came along. So why didn't
You learn the darnedest things on the internets. For example, I just found out that the Gulf of Mexico is the primary disposal site for unexploded m
Matthews Just Figures Out That Dana Perino Is A Wingnut After She Asks If Oil Rig Explosion Was Sabotage
Apparently Chris Matthews doesn't watch much Fox News or Dana Perino's remarks would not have been a surprise to him. He's just now figuring out she's