Jean-phillippe’s: The Mossback Theory

I recommend reading regular Fifth Column commenter jean-philippe‘s post entitled:The Mossback Theory.  Here’s an excerpt: One, among progressives, that he’s a mediocre, spineless, complacent leader who accomplished very little after promising hope and change. A weak politician unable to deliver a decent healthcare reform with public, universal healthcare, like 86 countries already have. A passive president who… More Jean-phillippe’s: The Mossback Theory

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

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

Gulf Oil Spill Stopped: BP Says Oil Leak Is HALTED (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Gulf Oil Spill Stopped: BP Says Oil Leak Is HAL…, posted with vodpod     Huffington Post  NEW ORLEANS – BP finally choked off the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday — 85 days and up to 184 million gallons after the crisis unfolded — then began a tense 48 hours of… More Gulf Oil Spill Stopped: BP Says Oil Leak Is HALTED (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Blame | Video Cafe

The Daily Show: Blame, posted with vodpod     Ya gotta love Jon Stewart…  Crooks & Liars  Brilliant. From The Daily Show:  Fox &Friends” deems it inappropriate for the Obama administration to mention Bush when talking about the wars, economy or oil spill.  …So everything bad that happened during the Bush administration, was Bill Clinton’s… More Blame | Video Cafe

Americans Want Democrats, Not Republicans To Control Next Congress: Poll

Well, this is encouraging for the Dems in Congress. Huffington Post WASHINGTON — There’s encouraging news for Democrats battling to retain control of Congress in this fall’s elections, with the party holding a slender edge in public trust for shepherding the economy and small gains in those saying their finances are healthy, according to a… More Americans Want Democrats, Not Republicans To Control Next Congress: Poll

Barack Obama: I’m Talking To Gulf Experts ‘So I Know Whose Ass To Kick’

To all those news pundits out there who suggested that the POTUS should get tougher on BP: Be careful what you wish for… Huffington Post Critics pushing for more visible anger from President Obama will get their wish, Chuck Todd reports: In an interview with Matt Lauer, the President said he has been consulting with… More Barack Obama: I’m Talking To Gulf Experts ‘So I Know Whose Ass To Kick’