Tagged: BP Oil

We, “the Small People,” Have a Champion in Obama

We, “the Small People,” Have a Champion in Obama

I don’t always agree with the President, but I am convinced of his commitment to the “small people” of America – and the world. And I am very encouraged by his calm display of...

The B in BP Stands for British and They’re Furious

The B in BP Stands for British and They’re Furious

The name says it: British Petroleum. The giant oil company’s dividends, which amount to more than £7 billion a year, account for roughly one sixth of British shareholder revenue. Virtually every pension fund in...

BP and Halliburton Officials Fill Politicians’ Pockets

BP and Halliburton Officials Fill Politicians’ Pockets

A blogger at Think Progress has taken a look at political contributions being made by the companies responsible for the catastrophic oil rupture in the Gulf, and his findings are an indictment of the...

Shutting the Stable Door After the Horse Has Escaped

Shutting the Stable Door After the Horse Has Escaped

The Obama administration is shutting the stable door after the horse – a night mare  (I know that’s a terrible pun, but I couldn’t help myself) – has escaped. And the door is only...

It’s Unfair to Blame Obama for the Gulf Disaster

It’s Unfair to Blame Obama for the Gulf Disaster

If you blame President Obama for the catastrophe in the Gulf, you might as well blame him for those land mines left over in Thailand and Cambodia. That oil rig explosion that precipitated the...

Big Oil Buys Special Privileges Around the World

Big Oil Buys Special Privileges Around the World

What’s going on with the Gulf oil leak, anyway? Why is the U.S. Government so passive? Why are reporters so tactful in their questioning of BP officials? Why isn’t anyone in prison? After all,...

My Ideas for a New BP Name and Winning PR Theme

My Ideas for a New BP Name and Winning PR Theme

Like Blackwater when its dark deeds were exposed, BP will probably respond to the catastrophe it caused in the Gulf by changing its name. And it will have to shed the “go green” look....