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FEMA's Missing, But Not Why You May Think

Americans are asking, “Where’s FEMA?  Why aren’t they involved with the Gulf Oil Spill”.  The answer is as sad as it is strange. Oddly enough, there’s been no formal request from any of the Gulf State Governors to declare the BP Oil Spill a “Federal Disaster Area”.  Instead, there have been numerous requests for aid that would normally follow the ...

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Naiveté and Enviro-leftists

Once again perusing the Huffington Post and had to question the enviro-kiddy position that we must go green because big oil is evil and corrupts our government. A little wet behind the ears, but here’s where I try to inform (yeah, HuffPos spell-checker got me to accept nativity as a correction for naivete.. blond at birth!): It’s not just big ...

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Obama Can't Talk to BP CEO Because He's Afraid of BP's Board?

So, the administration has it’s loafers on the neck of BP – which part of BP?  It might be those former employers of BP that rely on the company for their pensions.  It could be those that have BP in their 401k retirement accounts.  It’s certainly not the CEO, Obama hasn’t even called him yet. Finally, after weeks of wondering ...

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Obama Gives "Talking Tough" His Best Shot

Liberals have been goading Obama into a fight.   They have been begging the President to get mad at the oil situation and let BP have it.  I thought he already had his loafer on their neck or something.. Anyway, it looks like liberals did it.. We’ve seen the most powerful man in the world angry … and just like the ...

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Incompetent or Uncaring: President Absent From Leadership Position

I normally do my best to keep me out of my stories, but this one has me so discombobulated that I chose a first-person perspective.  Why not?  I’m pissed-off! While watching the news, it’s obvious that the few and short appearances that Obama is making in Louisiana in response to the oil spill are contrived, symbolic and entirely disrespectful of the office ...

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BP Spill Proves Conservatives Had Correct View on Regulation

I spend a fair amount of time reading liberal blogs and news sites to understand how others think.  I didn’t take the President’s advice, I have been doing this for years.  In fact, I even turned my wife on to the idea of reading two newspapers daily, one from each side of the spectrum more than 15 years ago (WSJ ...

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