Tag Archives: Gulf Oil Spill

Peter Fonda calls Obama a ‘fucking traitor’ over Gulf Oil Spill

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Peter Fonda, star of the 1969 classic film Easy Rider appeared at the Cannes Film Festival to promote The Big Fix, called President Obama a “fucking traitor” over his handling of the BP/Deepwater Horizon disaster that … Continue reading

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Obama Administration to Allow 13 Companies to Resume Deepwater Drilling

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 Has President Pootie Tang done lost his damn mind? TIME Inc., reports: The Obama administration said Monday it will allow 13 companies to resume deepwater drilling without any additional environmental scrutiny, just months after saying it … Continue reading

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Relief Tunnel Expected to Reach BP Well by Weekend

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Three months and 186 millions gallons into the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, the U.S. government’s spill chief says the first of two relief tunnels should finally reach BP’s broken well this weekend, meaning the gusher … Continue reading

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27,000 Abandoned Oil Wells Litter the Gulf of Mexico

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 A staggering 27,000 abandoned oil wells litter the sea bed of the Gulf of Mexico and no one, not the oil industry or the Federal government, is checking to see if they are leaking, this according … Continue reading

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BP Oil Reaches Texas Coastline

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 Tar balls believed to have originated from BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill have reached the Texas coastline of the Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston’s East Beach during the holiday weekend, according to the U.S. Coast Guard and … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Shocker: BP Deliberately Sinking Oil with Corexit to Hide Liability

Thursday, July 1, 2010 Testimony before a U.S. Senate investigative panel this week is expected to confirm what many of us have suspected about BP all along; they don’t care one iota about the environment, the dying animals, and the … Continue reading

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Former President Bill Clinton: “Blow Up the Oil Well”

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 In a panel discussion in South Africa, former President Bill Clinton articulated what many of us have thought all along. It may become necessary to blow up BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil well that continues to spew … Continue reading

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Mississippi Ooze

Sunday, June 27, 2010 For the first time, large patches of thick oil washed ashore in Mississippi on Sunday. Oil from BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig hit two tourist beaches at Ocean Springs, about 10 miles east of Biloxi, and a … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast Oil Spill Faces First Tropical Weather Challenge

Saturday, June 26, 2010 The first tropical depression of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season has formed in the Western Caribbean, but it is unclear if it will pass over the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters … Continue reading

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Oil-Sucking Barges Stopped by Coast Guard; Concern over Fire Extinguishers and Life Vests

Friday, June 18, 2010 Sixty days into the worsening Gulf oil disaster and it’s difficult to figure out who’s in charge in Louisiana. Gov. Bobbly Jindal ordered specially equipped barges to begin vacuuming up the toxic crude from his state’s … Continue reading

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Texas Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes to BP’s Tony Hayward

Thursday, June 16, 2010 Texas Rep. Joe Barton embarrassed himself, President Obama, the families of the eleven workers who died on Deepwater Horizon, and the rest of the nation when he apologized to BP CEO Tony Hayward during a U.S. … Continue reading

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The Niger Delta: a Cautionary Tale for the United States

Thursday, June 17, 2010 The people who live in the Niger Delta have endured the equivalent of the Exxon Valdez spill every year for 50 years by some estimates. The oil pours out nearly every week and swamps once teeming … Continue reading

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Estimates of Oil Volume Far Greater than Previously Reported

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 The sheer volume of oil being released into the Gulf of Mexico each day is far greater than either BP or the Obama administration initially estimated. According to numbers released by a government panel on Tuesday … Continue reading

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MSNBC Turns on Obama, Trashes Address: “I don’t sense executive command”

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 MSNBC, once a totally owned subsidiary of President Barack Obama, tonight turned against the president and compared his first Oval Office address to former President Jimmy Carter. Chris Matthews, Keith Olbermann and Howard Fineman reacted to … Continue reading

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Obama Visits Oil-Soaked Gulf and Enjoys a Snowball

Monday, June 14, 2010 President Obama made his fourth visit to the oil-soaked Gulf region today and wasted no time enjoying a tasty snowball with Republican Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour. Why, if I didn’t know better, I might think the … Continue reading

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Toxic BP CEO Tony “I want my life back” Hayward Retreats to Britain

Friday, June 4, 2010 BP’s Tony Hayward, arguably the most toxic CEO in corporate history, has retreated to where from whence he came — the safety of that island nation called Britain, handing responsibility for the leaking well and clean-up … Continue reading

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Ocean Currents Likely to Carry BP Oil Up the Atlantic Seaboard

Thursday, June 3, 2010 A detailed computer modeling study released today indicates that oil from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico might soon extend along thousands of miles of the Atlantic coast and open ocean as early as … Continue reading

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All Nukes Are Off

Thursday, June 3, 2010 After we learned President Obama’s official team to deal with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico included Richard L. Garwin, a physicist, an IBM Fellow Emeritus, and a leading military-technology and arms-control consultant for … Continue reading

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