Navy Secretary Mabus pushes Pentagon to feed soldiers more Gulf seafood

My question to Secretary Mabus is this:  Will YOU and senior officers be eating the same seafood from the Gulf? There are several independent scientists and public health experts who disagree with the Government position that the seafood from the Gulf is ok to eat.  Therefore I think it is outrageous to give contaminated seafood to our… More Navy Secretary Mabus pushes Pentagon to feed soldiers more Gulf seafood

Web Ad: Pledging Allegiance To Secret Corporate Donors

Think Progress After reading our ThinkProgress reports on the Chamber of Commerce’s secret corporate funding, an entrepreneurial fan of our blog passed us this web ad he conceived.   The Report Last week, ThinkProgress published an exclusive story about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s foreign fundraising operation. We noted the Chamber raises money from foreign-owned… More Web Ad: Pledging Allegiance To Secret Corporate Donors

Bacteria Ate Mostly Gas, Not Oil In BP Spill

BP is trying to shirk its responsibility to the people of the Gulf Coast once again…. Huffington Post Bacteria that attacked the plumes of oil and gas resulting from the Deepwater Horizon gusher in the Gulf of Mexico mainly digested natural gas spewing from the wellhead — propane, ethane and butane — rather than oil,… More Bacteria Ate Mostly Gas, Not Oil In BP Spill

BP Not Denying, Just Not Paying Nearly 40,000 Oil Spill Claims

Huffington Post Sheryl Lindsay’s wedding planner business is on the brink, crumbling with each cancellation over concerns about oil. Brides-to-be are walking away from plans for beachside vows, leaving Lindsay waiting to see whether she’ll be part of BP’s promise to make whole everyone who’s suffered from its spill. BP said Monday it had received… More BP Not Denying, Just Not Paying Nearly 40,000 Oil Spill Claims

Gulf Oil Efforts SUSPENDED: BP Shuts Down Well Work Due To Bad Weather

Huffington Post ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — A tropical depression racing toward the Gulf of Mexico Thursday increased pressure on BP and the U.S. government to decide whether to evacuate dozens of ships at the site of the ruptured oil well. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said a cluster of thunderstorms in… More Gulf Oil Efforts SUSPENDED: BP Shuts Down Well Work Due To Bad Weather

Fox Nation asks if Obama — not CEO Tony Hayward — should resign for BP’s negligence.

This is typical Orwellian logic from Fox News… Think Progress Last week, Bloomberg reported that BP experienced serious problems with its Deepwater Horizon operation in early February — two months before the fatal explosion that sunk the rig in April — when it struggled to seal cracks found in the well. It informed the Minerals Management… More Fox Nation asks if Obama — not CEO Tony Hayward — should resign for BP’s negligence.

Kristol: ‘It’s not healthy for the country…for the President to bully’ BP.

Bill Kristol doesn’t have a great track record on predictions or punditry.  He has tried, and tried and tried to tell the world how things will or should be, but Kristol has been wrong on almost everything that he says.   That’s an amazing track record!    Think Progress Last week, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) apologized to BP CEO… More Kristol: ‘It’s not healthy for the country…for the President to bully’ BP.