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(This story originally appeared at Facing South .) The compromise version of the $787 ...
by Sue Sturgis
Comment Count 204 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2009 at 09:54 AM PST with 522 Recommends
I'm curious as to what this community will think about Bill Maher's final New Rule from last Friday, the season finale (they're off till September 17th). He expanded on what he had said the ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 716 comments on Mon Jun 14, 2010 at 10:00 AM PDT with 483 Recommends
This was a stunner . With all the hoopla about how America desperately needs to become "Energy Independent" -- and SO the "urgent need" to Drill off OUR Shorelines -- well it turns out, all ...
by jamess
Comment Count 328 comments on Tue May 04, 2010 at 03:43 PM PDT with 365 Recommends
In "[http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/06/opinion/06krugman.html Fears and Failure]," Paul Krugman's op-ed in Friday's New York Times--the same day that the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 267 comments on Thu May 05, 2011 at 11:42 PM PDT with 354 Recommends
I was listening to the Diane Rehm Show on NPR yesterday, when I heard this Oil Rig Engineer call in and explain a "common sense" way to put a halt to the Oil Gusher in the Gulf. He was a shocked by ...
by jamess
Comment Count 307 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 03:55 AM PDT with 266 Recommends
BP's containment problem is unprecedented The company must stop a relentless gush of oil nearly a mile below the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 311 comments on Mon May 03, 2010 at 03:55 PM PDT with 266 Recommends
“We welcome Judge Feldman’s decision to lift the moratorium on deepwater operations in the Gulf of Mexico. &...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 147 comments on Tue Jun 22, 2010 at 10:33 PM PDT with 261 Recommends
Another dupe of the Koch brothers. For many on the left, the idea that there was a spontaneous uprising of American patriots concerned by the out-of-control growth of our government has been bunk ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 100 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 01:07 PM PST with 237 Recommends
Read 'em and weep, Republicans and other nay-sayers: Chevy Volt Sets New Sales Record in August As promised by General Motors in advance, today it reported the Chevy Volt set another monthly ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 119 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 12:34 PM PDT with 123 Recommends
To the historian studying this tragic period of human history, the most astounding fact is that the victims knew what was happening and why. Indeed, they chronicled it in detail precisely because ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 06:10 AM PDT with 116 Recommends
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu May 26, 2011 at 06:50 AM PDT with 101 Recommends
Residents of San Benito County have gathered more than 4,100 signatures, almost three times the number required and almost 10% of the population, to get a fracking ban put on the ballot in the county.
by bobstandard
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 04:09 PM PDT with 88 Recommends
We all remember Mitt Romney's secret 47% video where Mr. Romney told a small group of wealthy Republican donors what he really thought of the 47% of Americans who paid no income tax. This came as ...
by joedemocrat
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 08:21 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
Since it was first proposed in 2008 the argument for building the Keystone XL pipeline, which would pump tar sands crude oil from Canada to the Gulf coast for refining and export to foreign countries,
by JesseC
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 11:18 AM PDT with 82 Recommends
The Keystone XL pipeline is the perfect symbol of our disastrous energy policies and broken political system. Now that $100 a barrel is the new floor for oil prices, the oil industry can finally ...
by DWG
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
Note: I posted an almost identical diary to this one in September; I'm very happy to report that the Volt has now broken it's monthly sales record three months in a row! Read 'em and weep, ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 01:19 PM PST with 62 Recommends
If our nation's numero uno economic guru, senior presidential advisor Larry Summers, echoes the administration's economic "conventional wisdom," then it would appear that our country's economy ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Jun 20, 2010 at 11:52 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Oh, the charm of the fossil fuels industry. In an effort to prevent public awareness of the growing climate crisis they do so much to create, they concocted an astroturf front with the Orwellian ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2009 at 09:56 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Right under our noses (and with a big h/t to market website: [http://seekingalpha.com SeekingAlpha] and Reuters' Felix Salmon), the historically incompetent and corrupt Securities and Exchange ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Nov 23, 2009 at 01:07 AM PST with 46 Recommends
BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana The oil workers strike widened over the weekend , with 1,400 workers at two ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 09:53 AM PST with 41 Recommends