Tagged: gulf oil spill

America’s Justice System is Basically Corrupt

America’s Justice System is Basically Corrupt

In America the word justice doesn’t mean what you might think. The country’s justice system is so unjust that I wonder who set it up and why. I could give you dozens of examples...

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...

Whatever Happened to Change – and Hope?

Whatever Happened to Change – and Hope?

I suppose it was naive of me to hope – especially to hope for change. But that’s what the posters said. And the crowds chanted “Yes we can!” But it looks more and more...

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...

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....

Oil Execs Should Be Charged With Criminal Negligence

Oil Execs Should Be Charged With Criminal Negligence

There are those who endanger the people of the civilized world because of ideology or religion; and there are those who are just as dangerous because of greed. Big Oil executives belong to the...

There’s Good and Evil and Then There’s Halliburton

There’s Good and Evil and Then There’s Halliburton

When I look at Dick Cheney’s scowling face (above) and recoil at the venom that spews from his twisted lips, I am convinced of the existence of unadulterated evil and of the dominance of...