Category Archives: BP Oil Spill
As Glenn Reynolds might say, “They told me that if I voted for John McCain the US would become even more dependent on foreign oil and they were right.”
Following the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Barack Obama put a moratorium on deep water drilling. Then he extended the moratorium and delayed the sales of oil leases in Alaska.
Federal Courts overturned the original moratoriums and Obama went ahead and issued another moratorium and has ignored the Court rulings since then.
A search for “Obama reneges” yields 15,800 hits in Google. And once again Barack Obama reneges, this time on offshore oil drilling and in so doing makes the United States even more dependent on foreign oil. This is the first … Continue reading
Well color me surprised: The Obama administration blocked efforts by government scientists to tell the public just how bad the Gulf oil spill could become and committed other missteps that raised questions about its competence and candor during the crisis, … Continue reading
Two months ago Federal Judge Martin Feldman threw out the Obama ban on deep-water drilling citing the huge effects this ban will have on the regions economy: The court is unable to divine or fathom a relationship between the findings … Continue reading
Early in May, Rush Limbaugh said that the Gulf oil spill would resolve on its own: “You do survive these things. I’m not advocating don’t care about it hitting the shore or coast and whatever you can do to keep … Continue reading
Immediately after the oil began to flow in the Gulf in April, I felt some anger toward BP and Tony Hayward. But now, I feel badly for both. I am now sympathetic towards them. I think both have gotten terrible … Continue reading
An exercise in pronoun selection. Is Obama Claiming Credit for Gulf Spill Solution? THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. I wanted to give everyone a quick update on the situation in the Gulf. As we all know, a new cap was … Continue reading