Tag Archives: BP

Katrina in the Waves? I Think Not.

You might as well play this peppy little number as background music while you read, because I think we could all use a little feel-good right now: Seems that it is becoming fashionable to compare the current administration’s response to … Continue reading

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BP & Tort Reform

Here’s the latest: a woman suing Google because, while following a recommended route for walking, she was hit by a car. Ridiculous? Of course. And don’t worry—Google will be fine. Filing a lawsuit is easy. It should be, as a … Continue reading

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Is Giving Up An Option for BP?

If I see another heading that is some variation on BP Not Giving Up In Fight Against Oil Spill . . . Do the headline writers know something we don’t? Maybe they’re taking the longer view. If you really want … Continue reading

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BP v. Birth Control

Add to the list of nut-jobs to look out for the Pill Kill Cult. You can find them at thepillkills dot org, but you’ll have to go there on your own. I’m not linking. Yes, the latest assault on birth … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t We Be Doing Something?

I didn’t stockpile for Y2K, but I do like to plan ahead in case of emergencies. At the beginning of hurricane season, I do get new batteries for the flashlight, buy a few containers to use for freezing water, and … Continue reading

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Mourning the Gulf

In the 70s, we’d pack up early in the morning to drive to Galveston, meeting our next-door neighbors on a west end beach. We’d cook breakfast over a fire—Uncle Marty cooking scrambled eggs and bacon in a cast-iron skillet, serving … Continue reading

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