#f@ckyouwashington hashtag takes Twitter by storm

It’s pretty cool to see so many Twitter™ responses to Washington politicians’ ineptitude… Raw Story Most suddenly-popular Twitter hashtags refer to events or celebrities that currently are in the news. But every once in a while, one erupts out of nowhere to capture the mood of the Twitterverse. The hashtag #fuckyouwashington is currently making the… More #f@ckyouwashington hashtag takes Twitter by storm

BREAKING NEWS: 100-Mile Long Oil Slick Spotted Off Louisiana Coast

Oh no, not again…or is this simply a case of the sea giving up the oil that BP tried to bury back in 2010? nola.com The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating reports of a potentially massive oil sheen about 20 miles north of the site of last April’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. A helicopter crew… More BREAKING NEWS: 100-Mile Long Oil Slick Spotted Off Louisiana Coast

Civil War, 150 Years Later, Still Divides Our Nation

In 2000 when George Bush was “selected” by the SCOTUS to be President of The United States, his supporters kept saying to the detractors who protested The Court’s decision to “move on and get over it…”   I think it’s time to get over this issue as well.  The North won.  It’s time to move on. AOL News When… More Civil War, 150 Years Later, Still Divides Our Nation

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

Atlanta storm: Major damage reported in Gwinnett County

I live in Gwinnett County.  We’ve had some pretty severe weather since early this morning.  Apparently my small section of Gwinnett County “dodged the bullet” in terms of damage from this severe weather.   Following is a report from the Atlanta Journal Constitution… 4:35 p.m.: AJC photographer Phil Skinner reports one house destroyed. 4:20 p.m.: A… More Atlanta storm: Major damage reported in Gwinnett County

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

Dick Cheney ‘Needs To Testify’ About BP Oil Spill, Says Chris Matthews

Chris Matthews mentioned on his show last week that Dick Cheney needs to testify about his backroom deals with the corporate oil big wigs during the Bush administration, called the Energy Task Force. I agree 100%.   The Guardian UK – Dick Cheney and the oil spill As we know from our own comment threads… More Dick Cheney ‘Needs To Testify’ About BP Oil Spill, Says Chris Matthews

BP Oil Spill Worst In History – Obama Says BP Will Pay For Clean-up

Obama Gulf Oil Spill Speech VENICE, La. (Associated Press) — No remedy in sight, President Barack Obama on Sunday warned of a “massive and potentially unprecedented environmental disaster” as a badly damaged oil well a mile deep in the Gulf of Mexico spewed a widening and deadly slick toward delicate wetlands and wildlife. He said… More BP Oil Spill Worst In History – Obama Says BP Will Pay For Clean-up