Poisoning the Wind: Congress, Corporate Shills and the End of Environmental Accountability

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

It truly is a dark time for anything that lives and breathes in America. While human beings have a long and weird history of bad stewardship towards their environmental community, we are entering a suffocating new era of greed and irresponsibility. Despite disturbing new aftershocks […]

McConnell Extorts Senate For Off Shore Drilling

Stop the Senate. Mitch McConnell has called to block all bills before the Senate if Democrats block offshore drilling. Now isn’t that smart, block legislation that can impact Americans now and push for a bill whose product will not be seen for 10 years. Yes, the republican way of doing business, tell the […]

Mixed Signals Confuse US-Iran Confrontation – Dangerous

Food is everyone’s problem. Food availability and affordability is proportional to the fuel for transport. Rethinking and reconfiguring has been allocated to the last minute … so, we suffer. The world has wasted the opportunity to prepare for this storm. As individuals, we must do what we can to play catch up. Unfortunately, the infrastructure we operate in has restricted our ability to survive. […]

$200 OIL The Final Straw – Dust Off Your Bicycle

… the more that talk of an “oil bubble” is replaced by a sullen consensus that prices are headed straight to the moon, the more likely it is we’ll get a major correction. Unfortunately, the main catalyst for this drop will likely be global economic collapse. […]

Diminishing Oil Causes Tough Choices For A Hungry World

It used to be oil for food. Now, its oil substitute OR food. Super Powers are focusing on a dying concept. Cheap energy the old fashioned way is no longer viable. […]

Texas Paranoia: Every Catastrophe Is A Terrorist Attack

Explosion at ALON USA in Big Spring

Explosion rocks West Texas refinery

Four injuries in Texas refinery blast – mayor HOUSTON, (Reuters) – Four people were injured Monday in an explosion and fire at the 67,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Alon USA Energy Inc. refinery in Big Spring, Texas, the town’s mayor said.

Michelle […]

Consequences: Foreign Policy or Foreign Fantasy

Bhutto was key to US plan

Benazir Bhutto was central to American hopes of broadening out Pakistan‘s government from the figure of General Musharraf. Washington helped engineer the political deal that saw her return and now it has seen that lead to disaster, with the loss of one of […]

Oil Traders Seize Control of World Oil Prices

Guest post by Len Hart of The Existentialist Cowboy

A shadowy cabal of international “oil traders” have seized control of the world’s markets and the price of oil. That’s not the opinion of a crazed “conspiracy theorist”. It is the informed opinion of an expert market analyst interviewed by the prestigious Foreign Policy […]

Cheney’s Oil Based Economics Takes No Prisoners

Cheney: No bailouts, no tax hikes…more oil

The vice president wields considerable power on economic policy. In a Fortune exclusive, the free-market fan weighs in on the credit crisis and his biggest fear. more

• Cheney’s brain trust

• Dick Cheney does the economy

Vice […]

John Edwards Offers Oil Heating Plan

John Edwards keeps giving us common sense politics. A concept lost on Washington. As oil prices rise Edwards seems to be the only candidate addressing over priced heating oil and he offers a solution. Shockingly, it’s involves going after oil companies for price gouging and tap into its heating and oil reserves. Edwards […]