Say it with me GOP…

So, when the House of Representatives proposes to cut guaranteed funds from public transportation which will cause city transportation systems to run in the red, thus requiring cities to raise bus/train/subway fares, fare increases which disproportionately affect poorer residents… What do we call that? It’s called a tax. More specifically, it’s called a regressive tax on the poor, people otherwise known as those who can … Continue reading Say it with me GOP…

The hooker Louisiana politicians can’t keep from their beds…

In the beginning of an important story by American Zombie, he details how Big Oil has two bills in the works which would make it illegal to file lawsuits against oil companies, including British Petroleum. And the Louisiana lawmakers to vote on this? Yes of course, all have ties to oil and gas companies… “Briggs (President of LOGA) would have us believe that there are … Continue reading The hooker Louisiana politicians can’t keep from their beds…

So, What has Big Oil and Obama Learned? Apparently, Not Much

In an article by AP, which spoke with oil industry experts and took a look at the Mineral Management Service, the Bureau of Ocean Management Service, not much has changed and with the drilling moratorium set to expire on November 30th, one might be inclined to question – what was the point of the moratorium in the first place, beyond a press story to give … Continue reading So, What has Big Oil and Obama Learned? Apparently, Not Much