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Here's BP by the numbers. Corporate felon BP agreed to pay $20 billion into an escrow account. They will build the fund over 3.5 years with the first payment of $3 billion in the third quarter, and $2 billion in the fourth quarter. Then BP will pay $1.25 billion each quarter until the $20 billion is met.
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In an address from the Oval Office last night, President Obama asked Americans to get behind clean energy legislation, saying that BP’s Gulf oil spill is “the most painful and powerful reminder yet that the time to embrace a clean energy future is now.” Obama compared the move to clean energy to emergency preparations for WWII and the mission to the moon, although, unlike those very real and dramatic and successful government programs, he offered no s
Hour One: Did the President's speech last night represent change we can believe in?
Hour Two: Should lawmakers and CEO's be barred from owning stock in the businesses they oversee? Thom confronts CNBC's John Carney www.cnbc.com; Plus, Everything You Know is Wrong About...the Full Monty! Dennis Hof, CEO of the Moonlight Bunny Ranch talks to Thom www.bunnyranch.com
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