Remember the last decade, when BP was running ads about how awesomely green they were? It was almost as if they believed in global warming and massive off-shore oil drilling.

Well, all those years of propaganda and allowing people like Bill Kristol to spew BS without penalty were finally paying off, just a few weeks ago Gallup claimed:

Americans are more likely to say the U.S. should prioritize development of energy supplies than to say it should prioritize protecting the environment, the first time more have favored energy production over environmental protection in this question’s 10-year history.

Oh how nice, welcome to your oily Chernobyl America:

Federal officials are considering a number of high-risk and high-reward options to cap the runaway oil well in the Gulf…

The report warned that “if the riser pipe deteriorates further, the flow could become unchecked.” That could release millions of gallons of oil per day instead of the 210,000-gallon current estimate.

And while those efforts include BP putting a large dome over the leaking pipe (is Russ Cargill involved?) the company has been engaged in other high priority matters:

British Petroleum has withdrawn one of its waiver forms after fishermen in Venice, a town bracing for the arrival of an oil slick from the company’s leaking rig, complained BP was trying to “pull the wool over our eyes” by asking them to sign away all rights to sue.



In 1949, I decided to wrestle professionally, starting my career in Texas. In my debut, I defeated Abe Kashey, with former World Heavyweight boxing Champion Jack Dempsey as the referee. In 1950, I captured the NWA Junior Heavyweight title. In 1953, I won the Chicago version of the NWA United States Championship. I became one of the most well-known stars in wrestling during the golden age of television, thanks to my exposure on the Dumont Network, where I wowed audiences with my technical prowess. I was rumored to be one of the highest paid wrestlers during the 1950s, reportedly earning a hundred thousand dollars a year. My specialty was "the Sleeper Hold" and the founding of modern, secular, Turkey.

Oops, sorry, that's the biography of Verne Gagne with a touch of Mustafa Kemal.

I'm just an average moron who in reality is a practicing civil rights and employment attorney in fly-over country .