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‘Drill, Baby, Drill’ Says… Bill Clinton?

By Doug Powers  •  March 12, 2011 03:18 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Is this an honest change of heart from the President of the World, or do Bill and Hill have 2012 in their sights and are starting to do more cold and calculated angling than Babe Winkelman at the Tip-Up Town festival? From Politico: Former President Bill Clinton said Friday that delays […]

Dems Drill for Enthusiasm: Obama Administration to Lift Gulf Deep Water Moratorium

By Doug Powers  •  October 12, 2010 01:48 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The Dems are finally slamming on the brakes — unfortunately for them they’ve already hit the tree (two can play the “car analogy” game). From the New York Times: The Obama administration on Tuesday plans to announce that it is lifting the moratorium on deep-water oil drilling, after putting in place […]

Obama Swims in Gulf — or Maybe Not

By Doug Powers  •  August 15, 2010 10:35 AM

**Written by Doug Powers A couple of days ago, President Obama said that he’d take a dip in the Gulf of Mexico to prove to America that the water in the Gulf was safe for swimming in the wake of the oil leak. He also said that there would be no press allowed in the […]

If You Miss Just One Movie This Year, Make it ‘Inception’

By Doug Powers  •  July 17, 2010 12:40 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Some of the stars of the new movie “Inception” are hitting the promotional circuit, hell-bent to insult public figures who are respected by a good portion of the American movie-going public. The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ellen Page. In the clip below, Levitt and Page refer to Dick […]

President Michelle Obama to Make 2nd Trip to Gulf in a Month

By Doug Powers  •  July 16, 2010 05:02 PM

“I shall return…”

Michelle Obama: Take Your Vacation in the Gulf, America — If You Need Us, We’ll Be Vacationing in Maine

By Doug Powers  •  July 12, 2010 10:50 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers Michelle Obama visited the Gulf coast today, and suggested that Americans who are planning vacations this summer consider taking them in the Gulf region as a sign of economic solidarity with those impacted by the oil spill. From ABC’s Jake Tapper: On her first trip to the Gulf Coast since […]

Jobs Float Away: Economy Rigged for Failure

By Doug Powers  •  July 11, 2010 11:02 AM

Crude sendoff

Bomb Injures Wife of Oil Exec; Obviously the Work of Those Darn Tea Partiers

By Doug Powers  •  July 10, 2010 06:56 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers From KTRK: HOUSTON (KTRK) — Local and federal investigators were at a northwest Houston home Friday night where an explosion sent a woman to the hospital. The woman was opening a package left at her doorstep in the 2100 block of Seamist Court Friday evening. She had found the shoe-sized […]

Michelle Obama Gets Funding for Gulf Visit; Republican Members of Congress Not So Much

By Doug Powers  •  July 8, 2010 02:31 PM

I’ll bet she can find an ass to kick

Transparency: Report Reveals Gulf Cleanup Deception and Incompetence, Not Necessarily in That Order

By Doug Powers  •  July 2, 2010 12:15 PM

“Pay no attention to the skimmers behind the curtain!”