Archive for the 'Gulf Oil Spill' Category
Image by ideum via Flickr Is the Gulf Oil Spill a public health risk? According to a United Kingdom publication, the shocking answer is “yes.” The story has received surprising limited coverage in America’s mainstream media. Fortunately, journalism still seems to be practiced in the United Kingdom. The Guardian, a British newspaper, provides this shocking [...]
Image by Getty Images via @daylife From The Associated Press: “Meanwhile, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden enjoyed a round of golf Saturday near Washington, something they’ve done on other weekends since the spill and a fact not lost on users of social networking sites.” “Twitter feeds compared Obama and Biden’s golfing to [...]
In a story completely ignored by the mainstream media, the Associated Press reports that before the explosion and oil spill, the Obama administration actually gave BP’s Deepwater Rig a safety award! The headline to this story: “MMS awarded rig award for safety history.” The Associated Press reports: “The federal agency responsible for ensuring that the [...]
Reviewing the Gulf Oil Spill, Andrea Tantaros writes in the New York Daily News: “As the crisis has unfolded, Obama’s stature as an executive has shrunk. Rather than rush to the South, he’s chosen to fund-raise in SanFrancisco, greet the national women’s basketball champions at the White House and host a ritzy state dinner for the [...]
In a June 8 interview about the Gulf Oil Spill, Obama said he wanted to “know whose ass to kick” about the oil spill. Mr. President, instead of rhetoric, how about some action?
On May 27, President Obama made the following statement about the catastrophic gulf oil spill: “Those who think that we were either slow on our response or lacked urgency don’t know the facts. This has been our highest priority since this crisis occurred.” With all due respect Mr. President, we do know the facts. The [...]