Posts Tagged ‘Fracking’

The Private Sector

Perhaps one of the most loathsome disasters left to us by Dick Cheney (and there are a lot of them) is the elevation of the criminally incompetent Halliburton he once led to the cash-soaked tippy-top of the Military Industrial Complex.   Flush with no-bid contracts even before the bonanza of the Iraq War Cheney so coveted, [...]

That’s the Ticket

Since the fault for the 2008 financial collapse lies so plainly with their own policies, including but not limited to bank deregulation and ever-lower middle class wages, Republicans have been furiously casting about for an alternative theory ever since it occurred.  Generally, they settled on the Community Reinvestment Act, a Carter-era anti-redlining law, and shiftless [...]

God Hates Fracks

The Washington Monument, National Cathedral, and, for good measure, a fault-straddling nuke plant have all been shut down by the DC earthquake yesterday, even as the media rushes on to the next thing with typical alacrity.  Of course, this is precisely the point; nothing to see here, and certainly no lesson to be learned.  No [...]