Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Randi Rhodes Newsletter for Tuesday June 2nd 2010

BP’s “Top Kill“ plan has officially failed; now they move on the risky “Cut & Cap” procedure which could release even more oil into the Gulf. If the 1979 Gulf spill that took 10 months to stop can be viewed as any type of barometer, the only thing that might stop the gushing are the relief wells currently being drilled and will hopefully be ready by August. As the Obama Administration distances itself from BP and sends the Attorney General to the Gulf, could criminal charges be next? BP denies that there are massive underwater plumes of crude/dispersant despite multiple scientists confirming just that – now the man who forced BP to release the live streaming video wants to know what evidence BP has to back up their denial. Cleanup workers are being denied respirators even as more and more of them fall ill, but BP’s CEO just wants his life back (cue violins). >;>> MORE

Al & Tipper Call It Quits After 40 years of marriage, Al and Tipper Gore are getting separated. It seems like just yesterday when Al planted that big kiss on Tipper at the 2000 Democratic National Convention ( video).

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