Most worrisome about a Rick Perry presidency for those of us who don't live in Texas and are not engaged in the oil business is the prospect of staggeringly higher gasoline prices, and the impact that would have on the nation's economy.
Based on a true story, The Whistleblower is dark, grim and harrowing. It tells the tale of Kathy Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz), a Nebraska cop looking to make some big dough so she can afford to follow her children.
In a powerful new documentary, Stories from the Gulf, residents make it clear they are still suffering the aftermath of the largest oil spill in U.S. history. We must not minimize their struggle or sense of loss, which persists to this day.
The mounting evidence is that the Gulf Oil disaster will cost far more than originally estimated, and that BP is desperately seeking to avoid paying its share of the bill through whatever legal loopholes available.
While the mere mention of Halliburton may provoke a lot of ranting, we really need to see why it's so successful. The reason is pretty simple: We're just not moving fast enough towards other sources of energy.