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Sick Slick Politics

- “Shakedown.” I wasn’t the only one shaking my head in disbelief when the news broke around mid-day today that Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton apologized to BP executives for President Obama’s demand that the oil company set aside a large…
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A Whale of a Mess

- moby(Ahab and Moby Dick) A fascinating commentary in Sunday’s New York Times entitled “The Ahab Parallax” drew on the timeless metaphor of Melville’s Moby Dick to consider the insatiable human quest for oil as the essential fuel of…
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A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea

- ss-100430-oil-spill-1p-07.ss_full (NASA photo shows oil slick moving toward the Mississippi delta on April 29) There’s an old children’s song about the hole in the bottom of the sea. We used to sing it on the way home on our camp bus,…
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