The Government, The Press and The People…

So, here we are… Almost six months after the Deepwater Horizon exploded and the Macondo Well became a petroleum free for all, the Gulf Coast has become a crazy mix of truths, cautions and hopes, a petri dish, much like the aftermath of Katrina where agendas did battle inside the square circle with the winner…

And the Dam Began to Crack…Two Studies and the Fishermen Speak Out

Scientists, fishermen, activists…all across the Gulf Coast have been speaking out against what many of them believe to be unrealistic numbers from the government and with the news of two recent studies, the news media appears to once again be listening as the NOAA, state officials and in one particular instance, a seafood factory owner…

Let the New Narrative Fly On…

Ever since the Deepwater Horizon exploded on April 20th and the Macondo Well started gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, the fight began on three fronts; the well had to be sealed, the oil had to be cleaned and the story had to be controlled. The Government had to come up with the narrative, find…

The State of Mental Health on the Gulf Coast…BP Hasn’t Given a Dime

On the Gulf Coast, the oil spill is taking another toll, one not as obvious as oil covered pelicans or slicks on the water: “The mental health impact here…and the level of uncertainty is taking a toll on people and that’s a huge concern,” Kindra Arnesen says, “Stress? Dude my clothes are falling off me…

Shouldn’t Underestimate the Gulf Coast Residents

Gulf Coat residents are heartbroken…yes, desperate…yes, but willing to stop fighting? Not a chance. Corporate jackass’s like BP and Obama all play the same game at every tragedy. They promise to make everything right, right up until the cameras disappear, then they slink away into the shadows cast by their ridiculously large egos. But as Kathleen Koch…