The question of whether or not sand is being dumped on the beaches of Grand Isle to cover up the oil rather than clean it is lighting up the internet.
In the world of aviation, if a systemic flaw is found in the design of an aircraft, the entire fleet is grounded. As any responsible leader would, President Obama prudently halted deep water drilling for six months.
In case there was any question of the amount to which oil and the oil industry are an entrenched part of Louisiana's culture, the 75th annual Shrimp and Petroleum Festival should serve to make things clear.
With the breathtaking pace of technological advancement, most of us wait for the next generation, or the competition's answer, before deciding what to buy. Everything becomes obsolete so fast. Why not oil?
Yes, seriously. Sarah Palin is in favor of the federal government planting its gigantic boot on the throats of energy companies. She put it in writing.
The GOP platform calling for small government is transparently ridiculous in light of their profligate spending and their immediate appeal for federal assistance as soon as disaster strikes.
The vast majority of Americans do not see a president who is angry enough for them. Going to Indonesia in a few weeks would be a huge slap in the face to everyone living along the Gulf Coast.
The GOP will be hitting Fox News again this week with an ironic demand that the government, which they say in all other circumstances cannot do anythi...
Rand simply said what Republicans believe -- that this country should focus on promoting corporations and those corporations should have privileges, but not responsibilities.
Now that crude has begun to wash upon the shores and wetlands of Republican red states, any superficial bumper sticker griping about socialism has been temporarily forgotten.
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State, federal and oil company contracted scientists conclude that the Gulf air is untainted: "Who are you going to believe, us or your lying noses?"
The author was obviously trying to put the 2009 dinner in context with how previous years' affairs went. But he may have gotten a bit carried away in including quite so many characters, even as afterthoughts.
As the debate over slave reparations continues, an exhibit on Senator Judah P. Benjamin at the Louisiana State Archives sheds light on a statesman who helped build America's slave economy.