Setting aside my cynicism…Occupy Wall Street

I freely admit, I can be cynical…really cynical. Which is probably why when I heard of the Occupy Wall Street protest, my first question was: if they are trying to cause trouble on Wall Street, why the hell are they doing the protest on a Saturday? At the time, I didn’t know it was going…

Another Curious Obama Headline…

Really, not making it up at all: Obama Delivers Impassioned Defense of the Labor Movement And hey, sounds pretty good, until you remember that, well…this speech was given in front of Union People in Detroit on Labor Day. Whereas on Debt Deal Day, in front of the Nation, he was all about giving all the…

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…