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By deskofbrian On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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This Day in History: BP Oil leak contained within 20 miles

It was the summer of 2010 and the BP oil spill captivated headlines as the environmental rose month after month. From that report: Academic scientists are challenging the Obama administration’s assertion More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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BP oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to natural resources, scientists find

The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill did $17.2 billion in damage to the natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists recently found after a six-year study of the impact of the largest oil spill More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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President Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline bill

President Obama on Tuesday, as promised, vetoed the Republican led bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, pointing to the long State Department analysis project as an important means to assess the proposed More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Texas waterway still closed as oil spill cleanup ongoing

Shipping channels are blocked Monday morning as no timetable has been set to reopen after 170,000 gallons of oil spilled into a Texas waterway. The barge carrying about 900,000 gallons of the heavy oil collided More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Chris Dodd blames George Bush for oil spill?

Greg Hedgepath found this gem of hypocrisy: Don Imus on the Fox Business Network Tuesday interviewing jolly old Democrat Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut, who was forced into retirement by the certainty of defeat More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 17th, 2010
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Paul Krugman has no understanding of libertarianism

In a New York Times opinion piece last Friday, Nobel Prize economist, Paul Krugman took a shot at libertarianism and free markets. He points to an interview with the late Milton Friedman where he said that product More...


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