American Power Act

American Power Act

In introducing the American Power Act, one would think that Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) would be mindful of the various public relations disasters the industries favored in their bill had suffered in recent weeks. In short order, we had an...
Crime Pays for BP

Crime Pays for BP

It turns out crime pays. Big time. BP, the oil company responsible for what may become the largest oil spill of all time in the United States has been breaking the law, again and again. And each time, the company formerly known as British Petroleum has learned its...
What Would Palin Do?

What Would Palin Do?

I’m a little surprised that President Barack Obama hasn’t gone all-out in trying to control the BP oil disaster. Oh, I’ll grant you that he’s gone down there and rallied the fishermen to the cause and sent out the Coast Guard. And he’s...

Let’s Treat the Planet Better

Greed and war Do ne’er relent, Defiling our Environment. Who would believe that modern-day pirates are some of nature’s best friends? It seems that those troublesome Somali buccaneers have scared off the cursed international factory trawlers from a long...

Assessing the BP Oil Disaster

“This disaster is a wakeup call,” Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune said during a visit to the Gulf Coast. “We need to stop the expansion of offshore drilling, immediately.” You can read the rest of his statement online, as well as...