Shock and duh.
An internal report (by BP, for BP) from the oil company has said that the failures that led to the 5-million-barrel spill in the Gulf can actually be attributed to a number of others besides the oil company themselves.
Even though Tony Hayward is off to Russia in October, taking with him $1.5 million for his troubles (plus a pension fund worth about £11 million), he still seems to have a powerful ability to grate on our nerves. To wit, his declaration today that the Gulf spill "represents a failure for th ... More >>
Famed New Orleans chef and cook book author Susan Spicer has filed a class action lawsuit against British Petroleum, Halliburton, and Transocean, Ltd. Entered in New Orleans Federal Court, the suit asks for both compensatory and punitive damages - as yet unspecified -- for the harm that has r ... More >>
You know what they say about good intentions
Breaking out of the Iraq doc pack, No End in Sight devastates
It turns out there is good news from Iraq: According to a government report released this week, "Over the past year, the number of security forces that the coalition has trained and equipped has increased from about 142,000 to about 242,000." The bad news is that the swelling security units haven't ... More >>
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The resurrection of zombie godfather George A. Romero
With Tennessee troops in eastern Iraq, in the eye of new potential storms
A cardinal's Sin: Is he the Church corporeal, or just a cog in a corporate bureaucracy?
Even sitting at a desk, Cheney walks all over beta-male Edwards
Judge orders immediate release of 470 protesters
The revolution will be dramatized
When you've got money and power, who needs meetings in secret boardrooms?
Who's Watching His Watchdogs?
How to get the public interested in campaign finance reform? Think Pam Grier.
Our Military Tries to Recruit Canada's Inuit
Yes, Virginia, there is a limit to Christmas pageantry
The Year in TV
U.S. Companies Want Protection From Violence
President Sees Election Cash in Rebuilding Iraq
Bubbling, Crude Documents From Cheney
Victory is the Ultimate Viagra
Activists Focus on the Mounting Costs of War
Be the First on Your Block to Make a Buck off Iraq