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Best Presidental Quote EVER

Better than Nixon saying (as Vice President) “you won’t have Dick Nixon around anymore” Of course he lied. Later he said “I am not a crook!” Again, he perjured. Trump was very succinct. To the point. “I’m fucked” … actually, … Continue reading

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SB181 passes, Billionaire Tax Dodgers call foul, Houston we have a problem…

The Mining and “energy” companies say that by actually protecting our kids and neighbors from further toxic disasters… somehow is BAD for our schools. Like in Texas, where the kiddo’s can’t go out to the recreation yard (damn, that sounds … Continue reading

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Double Standard Oil

So some political hacks in the U.S. Government have sounded the alarm that Russian investors have gained the largest block of shares in Citgo oil. So, why the whining? These are the same outfit who demanded for generations that Russians … Continue reading

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Fukishima aka Japan’s Chenyobl… and what does it mean for Colorado?

Well, it’s heating up. With the easiest way to measure and describe “radiation” : Heat. Temperature. Caloric Index. Right now it’s at the level to actually light concrete on fire. I was going to subtitle The Japan Syndrome but that … Continue reading

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Another FOX brainwash session

They’re reporting the mine collapse in China as being a failure of the Communist economic system, and just not pointing out that it’s CAPITALIST deregulation that caused it, just like the mine collapses in New Zealand, Chile, Peru, West Virginia…. … Continue reading

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Like a Chicken Voting for Colonel Sanders. on 9/11

Military, Cops, Laborers, Firefighters, anybody, really, who isn’t the Money Class voting Republican in any form. Dig this. The First Responders Health Care bill…has a clause built in that any of the workers poisoned while trying to find survivors or … Continue reading

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“independent counsel” Feinberg says all okay by 2012″

The Gulf of Mexico will have largely recovered from the BP oil spill by the end of 2012, the administrator of the $20bn (£12bn) pay-outs fund has said. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg said that compensation to those who lost revenue from … Continue reading

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Failed Musicians, Earning Potential and Tort Reform

Charlie Manson, David Koresh… described as “failed musicians” because they played the guitar, and like the vast thundering herd of people who pick the git-fiddle they didn’t make a career of it. Adolf Hitler, a “failed artist” even though, in … Continue reading

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Sea Shepherd flyover sneaks banned footage of active neglect at BP oil spill

If there’s no containing what will soon be the largest oil spill ever, who can blame BP for sitting out the cleanup and ordering the coast guard to keep everyone from seeing? When Hurricane Alex had BP’s protectors distracted, Sea … Continue reading

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Forget worrying if gulf spill is Obama’s Katrina. Obama is America’s Katrina.

President Obama let America know at a press conference today that he OWNS this Katrina. BP’s failure is his failure. BP’s lie is now superseded by a minimalization of his own. More bad news about attempts to halt it, nevermind, … Continue reading

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Vulcanic and biomass eco-terrorism?

What of suspicions that the BP Macondo Well blowout was an act of ECO TERRORISM? What curious timing that Iceland is dealt full weight of world banking crime and retaliates with a natural resources blowout! Well, where Eyjafjallajokull blew its … Continue reading

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Now the US Coast Guard will know you know how oil cleanup is f-cking done

As icky sneaky toxic crude permeates Louisiana marches, now experts tell us the eco-stain won’t ever come out. No really. The oil assault has been mounting steadily, BP poised dutifully with “booms” and it isn’t working. Exasperated oil spill cleanup … Continue reading

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Easy for Hume to say: Show me the oil

Brit Hume can say that, can’t he? –confident that skeptical viewers can’t produce the evidence because it’s hogtied by dispersants at the bottom of the sea, for now, as effectively as a state witness in cement shoes. Actually, voluminous plumes … Continue reading

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Obama wants his Katrina kept on QT

President Obama rationalizes not prosecuting his Bush predecessors because he wants to look forward not back. Who knew that he meant “back” to the future as well? The Obama administration has get-out-of-jail-free cards for Goldman Sachs et al, and they’re … Continue reading

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Why does media minimize the oil spill?

Until yesterday, how many barrels of oil per day had you been informed were fueling the Deepwater Horizon oil spill calamity?    a) 1,000    b) 5,000    c) 50,000    d) 100,000 + Experts who aren’t BP said the … Continue reading

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Seize BP put cleanup fund in escrow

Colorado Springs isn’t big on anti-corporate indignation. We tried Wall Street rallies, stood beneath WaMu with posters crying JUMP YOU FUCKERS! but got no takers. Not much understanding of finance fraud in the provinces: our teabaggers are so used to … Continue reading

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BP Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout

At up to 30 gallons per second, is it a spill, a leak, or a torrent? Of course “Oil Spill” no longer means substance fallen out, nor leak, amount escaped. It describes the mess that’s left, and the Deepwater Horizon … Continue reading

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Transoceans 911

Something familiar about this image, oddly singular, behind the massive column of smoke a vanished structure, eleven oil rig workers missing, an unfathomable denouement and cover-up, this found tweet was inevitable. Not a Katrina raging against us, but a terrorist … Continue reading

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Gulf oil spill is SO Obama’s Katrina

Which parallel is not analogous? Off New Orleans, massive devastation to environment and human health, predictable failure of flawed technology, inadequate official response which broadens tragedy. Leaving BP to shoulder cleanup is like tasking arsonists to extinguish their fire. BP … Continue reading

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Sky is falling you commerce Pollyanas

“If you talk about the sky falling too early, then people stop buying Louisiana oysters, blue crabs, and shrimp,” says LSU environmental scientist. We’re expected to believe the rate of the BP oil spill has only been deduced by hobbyists … Continue reading

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Media disguise spill it’s 42 times larger

Confused about how much oil is spilling from BP’s offshore Deepwater Horizon catastrophe? When British Petroleum was asked, there was no spill, then an admitted manageable leak which TV pundits assured would produce a “sheen.” Viewers who thought they heard … Continue reading

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Oil spill photos free of offending oil rig

The US Coast Guard has confirmed that an oil spill has indeed ensued after the Louisiana drilling platform explosion which claimed 11 lives. Suspicions now grow that Deepwater Horizon may have deliberately scuttled the damaged offshore rig yesterday lest images … Continue reading

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