Saturday, June 19th, 2010

 

Gulf Oil Crisis Part 2, Minerals Management Service, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Warnings ignored, April 1, 2010 announcement, Federal oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico, Water depths more than 10975 feet

Gulf Oil Crisis Part 2, Minerals Management Service, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Warnings ignored From Citizen News, June 19, 2010. The Washington Post has presented a scathing article of what went wrong at Minerals Management Service. “U.S. oil drilling regulator ignored experts’ red flags on environmental risks” “The federal agency responsible for regulating U.S. offshore oil drilling repeatedly ignored warnings from government scientists about environmental risks in its push to approve energy exploration activities quickly, according to numerous documents and interviews. Minerals Management Service officials, who can receiveRead More


Harry Brown, Gun control, England, Criminals and totalitarian leaders always have guns, Open Thread, June 19, 2010

Harry Brown, Gun control, England, Criminals and totalitarian leaders “It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government.”… Thomas Paine   First of all, I would like to thank my English ancestors for leaving England in the early 1700’s. I watched the new movie “Harry Brown” last night. It stars one of my favorite actors, Michael Caine. As most of you know, guns are forbidden in England, unless, of course, you are a criminal. If you have any friends or acquaintances who are anti gunRead More