Gulf of Mexico

Protesters Surround White House to Boycott Oil Pipeline

Monday, 7 November, 2011 | 1

Protest is the new black now. 

At the White House on Sunday, protesters surrounded the building (well the public space a good distance away from it) to speak out against the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline that environmentalists despise. They … Read More

BP, Transocean, and Halliburton Blamed for Gulf Oil Spill

Thursday, 15 September, 2011 | 1

The U.S. government has released its report about the causes and failures related to the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. As a result of the catastrophe, 11 people died and five million barrels of oil were released into … Read More

U.S. Senate Allows More Corporate Welfare for Big Oil Companies

Thursday, 19 May, 2011 | 1

It’s official. Senate Republicans like when the Big Oil companies pimp the American taxpayers.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate voted 52-48 effectively blocking a Democratic measure to stop the $2 billion in corporate tax breaks allotted to the nation’s … Read More

Oil Drilling Is Back On In the Gulf

Monday, 21 March, 2011 |

In a big win for oil companies, Shell will be the first entity allowed to resume deepwater drilling and exploration for oil and natural gas. The Gulf has been relatively quiet in the wake of the explosion of BP’s Deepwater … Read More

Oil Companies Get Green Light for Gulf Drilling Again

Wednesday, 13 October, 2010 | 1

I guess it’s back to business as usual in the Gulf of Mexico. Well, kinda..

At least the oil companies are wasting no time getting back to work as the Obama Administration lifted the six-month ban on offshore drilling in … Read More

President Obama To Address Nation TOMORROW About Oil Spill

Monday, 14 June, 2010 | 1

President Obama is trying hard as hell to get out in front of the growing oil spill, from both communications and leadership standpoints.

So, today he headed back to the Gulf Coast for the fourth time since the April 20 … Read More

Does Mississippi’s Governor Live on Planet Earth?

Monday, 7 June, 2010 |

My hat goes off to Eric Lach of Talking Points Memo for trying to answer a question I have been thinking in my mind since early May.  Does the Mississippi governor know (or care) just how BAD the Gulf oil … Read More

Is Halliburton Paying Congress Hush Money?

Thursday, 3 June, 2010 |

There’s some heavy explaining to be done here.

Halliburton, the private government contractor who has a major hand in the Gulf oil leak, seems intent on supporting specific members of Congress through its political action committee (PAC). In the … Read More

Resident Asshole Glenn Beck Attacks Malia Obama

Tuesday, 1 June, 2010 | 1

I thought this was a pretty low blow from Glenn Beck…

Last week on his radio program, the crazy right-wing FOX talker had Sarah Palin on his program to discuss her newest neighbor on the block, Joe McGinniss.  He happens … Read More

Photo of the Day: The Gulf Oil Slick

Wednesday, 12 May, 2010 | 1

Somebody is going DOWN for this one! And this photo only captures a small part of the over 200,000 gallons of oil leaking PER DAY in the Gulf of Mexico.

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