In case you missed it…reflections of a former Republican staffer

Required reading from Mike Lofgren at Truthout: Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult “Barbara Stanwyck: “We’re both rotten!” Fred MacMurray: “Yeah – only you’re a little more rotten.” -“Double Indemnity” (1944) Those lines of dialogue from a classic film noir sum up the state of the two political…

BP does George Orwell proud…

From the National Resources Defense Council’s report¬†on the water quality of the nation’s beaches: ¬†“The Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded on April 20th, 2010 killing eleven workers and sparking the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Over the course of two months, approximately 170 million gallons of oil and 200,000…