From BP To You, With Love

fish oil plus satire

Don't you just love presents?  Especially ones that keep on giving? Well, here's a big one from BP.  Given with LOVE, I'm sure.  And it's a gift that will keep on giving for many years to come. If you think you might just miss out on feeling all that BP love because you're not a seafood eater or a fish oil taker, not to worry.  BP still has you … [Read more...]

Serving a Corporate Criminal Culture

The National Republican Senatorial Committee has released a devastating ad against President Obama's handling of the BP oil spill vs Obama's political words as a candidate via LATimes "Never again" is easy political talk. Too easy. And while this ad plays gotcha politics (and fairly so), it also reflects just how bipartisan the anger and … [Read more...]

~ Why Does BP Get to Make The Rules?

If I am in a collision with another vehicle, regardless of my level of fault or innocence, I do not get to decide how the accident scene is handled.  I do not get to decide what information any government agency can know.  I do not get to decide where the injured get treated.  Or what treatment they are allowed to receive.  I do … [Read more...]

Words Failed

Growing up as a city girl in the midwest, my introduction to and early education about crude oil and its impact on our society came through watching reruns of The Beverly Hillbillies.  With every show, the opening spiel told the tale of the poor rural Clampett family's accidental discovery of oil on their land and the ensuing wealth … [Read more...]