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Democrats Deny Republicans Funding for Gulf Visit; Here’s Another Option

By Doug Powers  •  July 1, 2010 10:46 AM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers First, the story, and after that, what the Republicans might consider. From NOLA: House members who had planned to travel to Louisiana next week for a tour and meetings on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill being organized by Rep. Steve Scalise won’t be able to tap their member accounts […]

Day of Prayer for the Gulf, and Father’s Day Wishes

By Doug Powers  •  June 20, 2010 11:40 AM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers So far, in order to end the catastrophe in the Gulf, we’ve tried yacht races, seemingly endless golf (“did you plug the hole on the 17th, daddy?”), baseball games, cute catch-phrases, McCartney concerts, looking for an ass to kick, delaying offers of assistance from other countries, idling skimmers for life […]

Effort to Clean Up Gulf Spill Seriously Thwarted by Safety Patrol

By Doug Powers  •  June 17, 2010 09:23 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers This is unbelievable, in a governmentally believable kind of way. We have a serious emergency in the Gulf requiring the help of every available resource, and yet the government entities in charge just can’t put down their rules, regs & safety manuals as if they’re on harbor patrol during spring […]

Code Pink Enlightens BP House Hearing

By Doug Powers  •  June 17, 2010 01:35 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers Hot Air Pundit identified her as a member of Code Pink, but all I know is that she looks just about the right size to plug the hole with: If you’re wondering how Code Pink manages to gain entrance to House hearings, Henry Waxman allows it in an often futile […]

Language Expert: If You Didn’t Like Obama’s Oil Spill Speech, It’s Probably Because You’re Stupid

By Doug Powers  •  June 17, 2010 08:48 AM

“Do you understand the words that are comin’ outta my teleprompter?”

Obama: Gulf Spill Echoes 9/11 — FORE!

By Doug Powers  •  June 13, 2010 10:03 PM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers You wouldn’t think it would be difficult for President Obama to understand why his response to the Gulf oil spill leaves many of us more baffled than Joe Biden in a Dunkin Donuts with no Indians behind the counter. Obama skipped the memorial service of those killed in the Deepwater […]

Obama to Tea Partiers: See! The Gulf Disaster is What Smaller Government Will Get You

By Doug Powers  •  June 12, 2010 11:29 AM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers When you’re stuck in quicksand — or even a vat of thick oil for that matter — the first pointer in the survival manual is not to flail. President Obama hasn’t read that manual: The president also implied that anti-big government types such as tea party activists were being hypocritical […]

USA vs. England; Updated

By Doug Powers  •  June 12, 2010 10:11 AM

It’s on…in more ways than one

Louisiana Guv: The Ass Obama is Kicking is Ours

By Doug Powers  •  June 11, 2010 08:55 AM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers The Louisiana Governor didn’t exactly put it that way, but that’s what he’s saying. Bobby Jindal is becoming increasingly peeved at the Obama administration’s response to the oil spill — particularly the drilling moratorium that is stepping on the oxygen hose of an economy that is already on life support. […]

Why Won’t Obama Meet With the CEO of BP?

By Doug Powers  •  June 9, 2010 09:43 AM

**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers Presidential candidate Obama, would you be willing to meet with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Hugo Chavez and and Kim Jong Il? “I would.” ***** President Obama, have you spoken with the CEO of BP to discuss the oil spill in the Gulf? “No… when you talk to a guy like the BP […]