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BP’s giganticus raticus farsicus leak in the Gulf: ALTERNATE ENERGY? SURELY THEY JEST.

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W. R. McAfee, Sr. (c) Copyright 2010 All Rights Reserved

“Good news from  the Gulf! Mermaids are real! The bad news is they’ve just been declared extinct.”

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Wind, solar, hydrogen, and sources yet unknown are all safe, worthy, feel good headlines for Washington polls and may eventually come true.  But not this century. 

Not if you mean they’ll replace fossil fuels. 

Not when the planet uses 1,000 bbl of oil a second on all things. 

Not when there is no oil shortage. More

Regulations hamper oil spill clean-up

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D o w n s i z e r – D i s p a t c  downsizer-dispatch@downsizedc.org

First regulations failed to prevent the oil spill, and now regulations are preventing the spill from being cleaned. That’s not unusual. Government regulations often make problems worse, as with the regulations described in the sample letter below.

Please send a letter to Congress asking them to stop impeding the oil spill clean up, and to do less in general so they can focus more on trying to do a few things right.

You can copy or borrow from my sample letter to Congress . . .

You politicians constantly tell us that your regulations are needed to protect the environment. But it looks like your regulations are actually harming the environment, by strangling efforts to clean the BP oil spill.

Read this story: The Obama administration forced Lousiana to stop using 16 barges that were sucking up oily water.

And then this story: A stupid set of laws, called the Jones Acts, have blocked foreign crews from helping to clean the oil spill.

I think you guys need to start regulating less, and doing less in general. BP is paying a huge price for its incompetence, and deservedly so, but you guys constantly get a free ride. You aren’t responsible for anything! More

Request for Investigation Filed with FBI to Stop Calico Wild Horse Transport

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For Immediate Release:

The ‘Erin Brockovich of America’s Mustangs’ fights to return Nevada Wild Horses to Freedom

Reno, NV (June 21, 2010)—Cindy MacDonald, research expert and American Herds blogger has filed a request for investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this afternoon to prevent the transport, adoption, and/or sale of non-excess Calico wild horses currently being held in BLM processing facilities. MacDonald is requesting an investigation into the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for attempting to dispose of the Calico wild horses prior to confirming that the recent removal operations left approximately 600-900 wild horses on the range as required by law. More

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