Monday, May 24, 2010

Randi Rhodes Newsletter for Monday May 24th 2010

Anger over BP and the feds response to the Gulf oil spill is reaching a fever pitch. And the more with learn, the worse it gets…Drilling permits and environmental waivers continue to be granted even after Obama’s moratorium. BP thumbs their nose at the EPA over use of toxic dispersants. The world’s largest environmental group is in bed with BP. Tough talk from Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: "If we find they're not doing what they're supposed to be doing, we'll push them out of the way appropriately” – but when?! Louisiana will move forward without the feds on building sand berms.Meanwhile, BP’s “beyond petroleum” greenwashing blows up in its face. And Sarah Palin steps in it when it comes to what political party receives the most cash from Big Oil (was there ever any doubt?).Rand Paul joins Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan (1996) and Saudi Arabia 's Prince Bandar (2003) as only the third major guest to back out of a Meet The Press appearance in 62 years.>>> MORE

School DazeAnd while the Texas Board of Education is grabbing headlines for rewiting history to better suit conservatives, not all the fun's happening in the Lone Star State. A Virgina school principle has been placed on leave after after plastic fetuses were handed out to third, forth and fifth graders.

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