Nobody did it…

Transocean, the company that owned the Deepwater Horizon, recently objected to a draft of a Coast Guard report, released on April 22nd that placed partial blame for the explosion upon their poor safety culture, among other problems: “Switzerland-based Transocean insists the blast did not result from poor upkeep, that the blowout preventer was properly maintained and that the general alarm on the rig did not fail to operate … Continue reading Nobody did it…

My Two Cents on the Rail…

First, a disclaimer…when the Krewe of Eris rolled down the streets of the Marigny and the Quarter, I was over 1000 miles away. Wasn’t there, didn’t see what happened and I won’t pretend to understand the events of that night from any kind of firsthand knowledge. What I do however understand from my own experiences are things like police over-reaction and brutality, bad-apple syndrome, gentrification and … Continue reading My Two Cents on the Rail…

Sarah Palin, lie…baby…lie…the Hippies did it!

The talking points are in… The British Petroleum Gulf Oil Explosion Catastrophe finally has a new villain and it’s about time because that Tony Hayward and BP stuff was starting to get old. I mean, 44 days…come on, our attention span rarely lasts longer than 44 seconds. We needed someone new, someone we could blame, someone…oh, I don’t know… less profitable, who donates fewer dollars … Continue reading Sarah Palin, lie…baby…lie…the Hippies did it!