Melinda Haag, US Attorney for Northern California warns banks to shut down, or be closed down…

Oh wait… Not banks, marijuana dispensaries…my bad. But you can of course understand my confusion, considering Melinda’s most recent statement: “Marijuana dispensaries are full of cash and they’re full of marijuana, and everybody knows that…they are at risk of being robbed, and many of them are robbed…people in the community may be supportive of the dispensary until there’s an armed robbery and people come running … Continue reading Melinda Haag, US Attorney for Northern California warns banks to shut down, or be closed down…

Pots, kettles and oil, all black…

In the latest from the MDL litigation, Transocean, the owner of the Deepwater Horizon, alleged that their contract with British Petroleum, the leaseholder of the Macondo Well, had indemnified them against any liabilities for pollution underneath the surface of the Gulf, and also against any civil penalties under the Clean Water Act or punitive damages from being declared grossly negligent. British Petroleum, of course asserted otherwise, as did … Continue reading Pots, kettles and oil, all black…

Everybody to blame, but me…

So, in determining guilt and any possible fines under the Clean Water Act, welcome to another day in court, another episode of the 3 Stooges, starring  BP, Transocean and Anadarko…Please, follow along and keep in mind that of course, no one is to blame except for everybody else. Duh… First, allow me to introduce Department of Justice Senior Attorney Steven O’Rourke who explained how simple this all … Continue reading Everybody to blame, but me…

And still more about the (still not) leaking Macondo Well…

Ed. Note: Times Picayune now reporting investigators from both BP and the Coast Guard have gone out to the well site and found nothing. BP plans to send a ROV down to the seafloor tonight to determine if the well is leaking. Also, tests on the oil sheen spotted by Press-Register reporters has come back as a match to the oil that spilled last year. … Continue reading And still more about the (still not) leaking Macondo Well…