Tag Archives: oil spill

That was one fast end to the oil spill!

Just weeks after the oil spill was stopped, so too did coverage by the major media outlets. I’ve observed just a few from time to time now. The latest was on Fox News when they briefly discussed efforts being readied … Continue reading

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What part of the words ‘slow down’ does this government not get?

How about STOP and THINK everyone! After what has been described as the worst oil spill in American history, the static kill technique has apparently worked. The cement is drying and has effectively stopped the uncontrolled flow of oil and … Continue reading

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Leo Getz the oil moratorium!

OK, OK, OK, let’s pretend I’m Leo Getz from one of those great movies made with Mel Gibson. You need something, Leo Getz’s it. Got it? As a character, he may not be the brightest man around but he does … Continue reading

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More thoughts on these United States and who we are.

Fannie Mae and Freddie may now be out but… Even on a dark day where the Stock Exchange has asked that these two government owned companies to be de-listed, it is interesting how they may yet be players in the … Continue reading

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The ultimate fate of all that oil in the Gulf!

The microbe Vibrio parahaemolyticus, is fairly common in the coastal waters of the Gulf. The long odd-shaped bacteria, usually ingested in raw or undercooked seafood, usually oysters, is the predominant cause of illness that brings severe cramps and nausea to … Continue reading

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A Perfectly Good Storm Coming… in the Gulf!

Please say it isn’t so! Scientists have tracked ocean temperatures in the hurricane-prone waters of the Atlantic since the end of World War II, but never have they seen a run-up to hurricane season as sobering as this one. The … Continue reading

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The Gulf five years from now!

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BP Mini Thoughts

BP needs some spin people…now! What is this week four? BP, now an embattled company,  is facing attacks on all sides as disclosure after disclosure surfaces. Much like the black much coming from the ocean floor in the Gulf these … Continue reading

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Plan K – Let’s Nuke that Thang!

It’s now September 2010 and the Gulf is beginning to take on the appearance of a neglected toilet as a fleet of vessels madly crisscross the open sea spewing dispersants while igniting large pools of floating crud. Rhetoric at the … Continue reading

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More Random Thoughts – The Bombers et al.

A Mad Bomber Connection? First, smoking underwear and now a smoking Nissan Pathfinder. Is there a possible connection? Are the two even connected with known terrorist groups? I find it difficult to believe Al Qaeda was behind either one as … Continue reading

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