Monthly Archives: June 2010

President Obama Removes General McChrystal as Commander in Afghanistan Due to Violation of Code of Conduct

General McChrystal why did you make such gossipy comments to Rolling Stone? President Obama removes McChrystal as commander in Afghanistan due to violation of the Military Code of Conduct. Continue reading

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Congressman Barton’s Deep Oil Connections

Congressman Joe Barton’s sympathies for Big Oil run very deep. Throughout his political career Barton has received over $1.4 million from oil and gas companies. Big Oil owes a lot to Barton who helped pass the Bush 2005 Energy Bill that removed many environmental safeguards to offshore drilling and incorporated recommendations from Dick Cheney’s secretive Energy Task Force. Continue reading

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Top Oil Companies Have Same Environmental Cleanup Plan including Walruses

How is it that the top 5 oil companies have almost identical oil spill remediation non-plans that all include protecting “walruses” in the Gulf Coast? Was there a Cliff Notes environmental plan ghostwriter for BP, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell and ConocoPhillips … Continue reading

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Where is the U.S. Government in Cleaning Up the Oil in the Gulf?

We need a Marshall Plan to clean up the BP oil spill and implement a real sustainable green energy policy to immediately wean ourselves off of oil. It’s time for concrete action. Eight (8) Presidents from Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George G. W. Bush to President Obama have given speeches about the need to wean ourselves off oil. Now is the time to finally implement a real workable action plan for success and turn all the decades of talk into reality. Continue reading

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Temporary Receivership of BP a Good Idea to Insure Proper Clean-up of Oil Spill

It’s time for the U.S. Government to require oil companies to have more effective oil spill remediation and leak stoppage methods in place. It’s time for President Obama to implement Robert Reich’s recommendation to put BP in temporary receivership in order to insure more effective clean-up and plugging the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon BP well. Continue reading

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