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Obama Takes Bush’s Secrecy Games One Step Further
The ACLU is suing the Obama administration under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), seeking to force disclosure of the guidelines used by Obama officials to select which human beings (both U.S. citizens and foreign nationals) will have their lives ended by the CIA’s drone attacks (“In...
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Whistleblower: BP Oil Platform Faces 'Present and Imminent Danger'
Whistleblower claims about BP's Atlantis filed this week argue against Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's claims platform is safe
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BP Settlement Avoids Day in Court with People Hurt by Spill
Oil giant BP announced late on Friday that is has reached an out of court settlement with thousands of individuals who were injured financially or physically by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The spill, caused by poor drilling practices and seemingly defective equipment, was the largest...
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BP Funds Gulf Research, but not the Boats Needed to Conduct It
In the wake of its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, BP pledged up to $500 million over a decade to create an independent program to conduct scientific research at institutions in the U.S. Gulf states. Known as the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative , the program is studying various aspects of the...
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As BP Profits Gush Skywards, Deal May Be Cut to Allow BP to Avoid Trial
BP returned to profit with a bang in 2011, revealing Tuesday that it made $24 billion last year as the British energy giant prepares for a criminal trial over the US Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster. BP lost $4.9 billion in April 2010 when an explosion on the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon rig killed...
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The Growing Iranian Military Behemoth
The tranquility of my Saturday morning was disrupted — and that’s putting it mildly — when I read on Glenn Reynolds’ popular right-wing “Instapundit” blog that we can learn important “ Lessons About Iran From Hitler. ” To know that we have yet another New Hitler in our midst is alarming indeed...
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Scientists: Dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico Dying 'At an Alarming Rate'
"Unusual Mortality Event" contradicts BP's portrayal of health of Gulf
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Mitch Daniels, Deficit Peacock
In issuing the Republican rebuttal to the State of the Union address, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels had the audacity to present himself as a fiscal conservative and lecture President Obama on economic policy. Daniels presenting himself as a fiscal conservative is farcical: The tax cuts he pushed...
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BP Oil Disaster a Distant Memory for Oil Companies Eyeing the Gulf Again
While energy companies continue profits, residents struggle with health effects of Deepwater Horizon disaster
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Nigeria's Oil Disasters Met by Silence
The global media have had little to say on Nigeria's latest oil spill and the hundreds of others that have destroyed so many lives
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