Monthly Archives: May 2010

Video: Bill Maher interview with Philippe Cousteau

Bill Maher interview with Philippe Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau.

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Some things never seem to change for the better

How many of you remember this, a PSA from the 1970′s?

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BP’s ‘top kill’ effort to halt oil leak in gulf fails

Well, shit.  I’m not surprised but I’m disappointed. Saturday, May 29, 2010; 7:10 PM It is the well that will not die. BP’s three-day effort to throttle the leaking gulf oil well with multiple blasts of heavy mud has failed. … Continue reading

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BP bused in 100s of temp workers for Obama visit, state official says

My husband and I were wondering who was responsible for the beach clean up just before Obama visited it.  We should have know it was the scumbags from BP. Perhaps you saw news footage of President Obama in Grand Isle, … Continue reading

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Senate Armed Services Committee votes to end ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy

Given the provision in the legislation, it doesn’t sound like this is going to change anything, any time soon. I’m of the belief that if a person is good enough to serve his/her country and risk death, he is good … Continue reading

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Obama orders halt to deep-water drilling in the gulf

This is a good move.  Deep-water drilling is obviously something we don’t know everything we need to know in order to proceed with a guarantee of safety. If one good thing comes out of this whole fiasco, I hope that … Continue reading

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Top kill stops oil and gas leak in Gulf of Mexico from BP well

Don’t get too excited.  The final word is yet to come as this is being hailed as “temporarily” the oil flow has stopped. Engineers have at least temporarily stopped the flow of oil and gas into the Gulf of Mexico … Continue reading

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Obama to send 1,200 troops to border

I personally think this is a terrible idea.  When locals start clashing with the Guardsmen it could be ugly. PHOENIX – The Obama administration plans to announce Tuesday that it will send as many as 1,200 National Guard troops to … Continue reading

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PORT FOURCHON, LA Photos of Oil Spill

What a mess. And what’s with using plastic bags? Is that really an effective clean up technique?

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Could Kevin Costner save the day?

It’s nice to know that someone had the foresight to be developing a cleanup system. It seems like the oil spill is on all of our minds right now, especially since the oil has washed up into the LA marshlands. … Continue reading

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