Category Archives: BP

‘Corporations are people,’ says every American politician

Out stumping on the campaign trail this week, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney committed the following “gaffe” when confronted by some liberal hecklers: “Corporations are people, my friend. . . . Of course they are. Everything corporations earn ultimately goes … Continue reading

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The United States of British Petroleum

If you’re anything like me, or if you’ve spent more than five minutes over the last decade glancing at the headlines, you’re probably suffering from some form of outrage fatigue. Well, make room for one more thing to get mad … Continue reading

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BP and the federal government: ‘unlikely partners’?

President Obama determinedly trying to remember what it feels like to care. “I’m absolutely confident BP will be able to meet its obligations to the Gulf Coast and to the American people,” President Obama proclaimed following his meeting with the oil giant’s chairman, … Continue reading

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