I am the 99 and the 53 percent…

Hello… I am a former boy scout, altar boy, baptized and confirmed atheist. I make around $35,000 a year. I am a committed social worker and divorced, college graduate. I work out every day, but really like Popeye’s chicken so sometimes, one step forward, two steps back. I rent. I have no debt. I own…

Are you there God? It’s me, Bobby…

God? Hello…it’s Bobby. I know I’ve only been coming to you with problems lately, and I did do my best to clear the scheduling conflicts with Rick Perry’s Reliant Stadium deal, but you know how it is, the laundry needs doing, the house needs painting and the television needs watching and besides, word is you’re not going to Houston…

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…

Headlines: Gulf Coast and Beyond…

Fish research vessel drafted for use at BP oil spill site – Times Picayune Feds order more pressure tests before relief well drilling can restart – Times Picayune WikiLeaks: We Won’t Be Threatened by Pentagon – AP BP clears itself over oil spill disaster – Daily Mail Yes, a British Paper Just How Badly Have…

But Thad Allen Gave Me A Backstage Pass…

A great comprehensive article from the Gambit covering all aspects of the journalists’ plight in Southern Louisiana…an article that appears to think reporters are still having some troubles with access to the Gulf…craziness, perhaps we should just ask the big guys…the men in charge what the truth really is: Thad Allen issued this statement: “I…

Some Headlines of Interest…

A few headlines from around the web…no commentary today…didn’t ya hear? I’m sick and no amount of cold pills my co-workers keep throwing at me seem to be doing the trick…though now I do feel like I’m on speed…a whole lotta speed… Enjoy:  Not so Crazy? Reuters probes the idea of nuking the oil well…