The idiocy of the Obama administration continues to amaze us, even after eighteen months of leftist policies. After becoming President, Obama sent federal spending into the stratosphere, increasing the burden on future generations of Americans. However, one of the few agencies that he has grounded is involved in one of our most vital national missions, space exploration.
It’s hard to imagine that the oil spill continues unabated, but it does. Worse, the amount of oil released has been grossly underestimated since April. It took over sixty days before the dreadful magnitude of this disaster was acknowledged. We now know that the well is gushing nearly 2 million gallons per day or about 47,619 barrels of crude (42 gallons/barrel). Many argue it may be even more.
In a letter to Jefferson Parish, Col. Lee offered (in part) the following explanation: “My effort to
facilitate a decision that best serves the public interest required careful review of the supporting
documentation you furnished and affording state and federal resource agencies and the scientific
community an opportunity to provide meaningful input on the proposed action.
Is BP allowing its employees and contractors to be more accessible to the media? For weeks one of the biggest complaints within the media and others was the lack of media availability to those who on on the ground or in the waters helping with the Oil Spill efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. In fact, officials from the Coast Guard have told media in Louisiana that the BP contractors had signed a confidentiality agreement preventing the contractors from talking with the media.
It is said "oil and water do not mix".
BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order establishing a limited hiring freeze for the executive branch.
The man that Governor Bobby Jindal recently appointed as the incoming Commissioner of Administration, Paul Rainwater, announced today that Mark Brady will serve as Deputy Commissioner of Administration, following the retirement of Barbara Goodson, who is retiring after 36 years of state service. Goodson’s retirement is effective July 25.
Due to the growing importance of the BP Gulf Oil crises that is consuming more resources and White House focus, Heidi Avery, the White House Deputy Homeland Security Advisor has been publishing a blog to describe the White House action.
Here is the blog as of 12:36 July 1, 2010, one day after Hurricane Alex caused disruption of activities in the Gulf of Mexico.