That Was The Week That Was.

    Another week of unpopular decisions, associated protests by the populace and, at last, some good news (in part) from the Gulf. Elena Kagan Elena Kagan was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, following a 63-37 vote in favor. Ms Kagan is to be sworn in as the country’s 112th Justice later today. Regardless of her political stance, it is incredible that so many Senators could | Read More »

    Obama gets “drilled” on his drilling commission

    On May 21 by Executive Order Obama created a commission to investigate the BP oil spill. Obama named this commission the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. However, what is unusual about Obama’s appointees? This seven-member commission contains not a single expert on drilling or petroleum engineering and is instead loaded with anti-oil and antidrilling activists such as Natural | Read More »

    Pensacola Beach closed due to Obamaspill.

    Heckuva job there, Barry. A popular section of Pensacola Beach has been closed because of oil that washed ashore there. Government officials closed about a quarter-mile section of Casino Beach on Thursday. Thick pools of oil washed ashore there Wednesday. Via Gateway Pundit, via Instapundit. But never fear: the White House in on the case!

    Pensacola Beach closed due to Obamaspill.

    Heckuva job there, Barry. A popular section of Pensacola Beach has been closed because of oil that washed ashore there. Government officials closed about a quarter-mile section of Casino Beach on Thursday. Thick pools of oil washed ashore there Wednesday. Via Gateway Pundit, via Instapundit. But never fear: the White House in on the case!

    Plug the hole.

    I don’t know if Frank Luntz’s focus groups are what you would call reliable, but they’re rarely dull. And this one is pretty darn ornery over the way that the administration is handling Obamaspill. Via The Right Scoop, via AoSHQ – who also has some very useful advice to Republican legislators on how to deal with the President’s attempts to redefine ‘success’ on this issue | Read More »

    Plug the hole.

    I don’t know if Frank Luntz’s focus groups are what you would call reliable, but they’re rarely dull. And this one is pretty darn ornery over the way that the administration is handling Obamaspill. Via The Right Scoop, via AoSHQ – who also has some very useful advice to Republican legislators on how to deal with the President’s attempts to redefine ‘success’ on this issue | Read More »

    Why BP should be reading Redstate

    10 days ago, one solution to the oil clean up was floated on Redstate (pun intented).  I quote from my own post: Take several existing booms in the field and surround the areas with the largest oil flows coming to the surface.  Park a BP Suezmax or larger Oil Tanker off to the side of the boom and run a hose with a skimming float on one | Read More »