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Addiction to Oil

Brigadier General: Keystone Pipeline Will Harm National Security, 'All Americans Should Be Outraged'

The Huffington Post | Megan Robertson | Posted 12.14.2012 | Green

In an interview with HuffPost Live Thursday, former U.S. Army Brigadier General Steven M. Anderson spoke out against the building of the Keystone XL p...

Jason Linkins

Optimistic Talk On Gulf Spill, But Oil Remains A Problem | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Back in late July, after a summer of struggle, the underwater oil spill caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig was finally capped. And then, something wonderful and miraculous happened! The media started remarking that all of the millions of gallons of oil that poured into the Gulf of Mexico just disappeared! Raptured up into Oil Heaven, even! Except: not. But that's not stopped the administration from taking the line that the oil's disappearance is unalloyed good news, and that it's safe for the bon temps to roulez once more.

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: Rick Steiner Got BP Disaster Right From The Beginning, Warns Crisis Is Far From Over | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I first spoke to Rick Steiner more than three months ago -- about two weeks into the Deepwater Horizon disaster -- after a source recommended I talk t...

Independence Day -- Better Late Than Never

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Eleven days later, I'm ready to trot out the red, white and blue -- thanks to Oregon's Jeff Merkley and three other U.S. senators, we finally have a proposal that can lead us to an All-American Transportation System.

Sucking Big Oil's Tit: We Are All Complicit in the World's Latest and Largest Oil Disaster

Matthew Modine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Matthew Modine

Our fate and the ocean's are one and we have not been rebellious in our need to get off oil. So here's the deal, America: If you want to blame someone for this catastrophe, look in the mirror.

Facts and Lies about Lowering Oil Prices

Alan Rosenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alan Rosenblatt

Big Oil makes more money when prices go up and that money is nicely spread among its allies in Congress. Trusting these guys is like trusting your neighborhood pusher.