- Jun. 15, 2010 8:45 amBy louisehartmann
The LA Times is reporting that the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf "was built in South Korea. It was operated by a Swiss company under contract to a British oil firm. Primary responsibility for safety and other inspections rested not with the U.S. government but with the Republic of the Marshall Islands — a tiny, impoverished nation in the Pacific Ocean.
- Jun. 15, 2010 6:42 amBy shawnt56
Hour One: Why do conservatives so hate America that they want to force us to keep sending money to the King of Saudi Arabia? Thom confronts Dr. David Kreutzer of the Heritage Foundation www.heritage.org; Plus, Is Halliburton still a rogue corporation or was it all BP's fault? Rob Kall of OpEd News will be here www.opednews.com
- Jun. 14, 2010 7:45 amBy louisehartmann
A new report by an environmental group claims that BP may not be able to pay all of the damages from the BP oil spill without the giant oil company being dissolved and all its assets sold off. It found that BP could potentially owe between $330 billion and $1.3 trillion if the BP oil spill completely decimates the area, an amount that could equal or even exceed the entire value of the company.
- Jun. 14, 2010 7:25 amBy louisehartmann
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- Jun. 13, 2010 2:26 pmBy SueN
- Jun. 12, 2010 2:08 pmBy SueN
- Jun. 11, 2010 8:16 amBy thomhartmann
The tea party and their corporate-funded backers FreedomWorks complained that the individual mandate in the new health care law was an unlawful. Now, local chapters of the tea party and FreedomWorks are collaborating to plan a protest in Gwinnet County, Georgia, to voice their latest grievance against a serious, excessive, and oppressive exercise of massive governmental power — mandatory home trash collection. Yes, seriously.