BP Deepwater Horizon in Context

27 May 2010

2010/05/27Obama Open to Ideas on How to Plug Oil Leak, Defends Administration Response – Fox News
2010/05/27Obama Administration Official Resigns in Wake of BP Spill – ABC News
2010/05/27Doc: BP Opted for Cheaper, Riskier Well Casing – CBS News
2010/05/26BP Used Riskier Method to Seal Well Before Blast – NY Times
2010/05/26Exxon Mobil CEO says company is helping BP – KCBD Lubbock/AP
2010/05/26BP says it has paid $29M in oil spill claims – KCBD Lubbock/AP
2010/05/26Witness: BP took ‘shortcuts’ before well blowout – KCBD Lubbock/AP
2010/05/26BP gets go-ahead for oil well ‘top kill’ – CBC News
2010/05/25Oil spill due to ‘combination of failures’: BP – CBC News
2010/05/24Oil tax increase would help pay to clean up spills – Breitbart/AP
2010/05/23Gulf oil spreads to Louisiana marshes – CBC News
2010/05/21BP faces growing outrage over spill – CBC News
2010/05/20White House asks BP for more oil leak data – CBC News
2010/05/19Mud injection may stop oil flow: BP – CBC News
2010/05/18Oil spill nears strong Florida-bound current – CBC News
2010/05/17Federal Inspections on Oil Rig Not as Claimed – FOX News/AP
2010/05/17BP installs insertion tube, begins siphoning oil from leaking pipe – Washington Post
2010/05/17Study: BP Refineries Produce 97% of Violations – CBS News
2010/05/17BP’s safety record under scrutiny – UPI News
2010/05/16Giant Plumes of Oil Forming Under the Gulf – NY Times
2010/05/11Oil spill companies blame each other at inquiry – CBC News
2010/05/10 – BP wants oil spill lawsuits centralized in Houston – KCBD Lubbock/AP
2010/05/10BP shareholder sues executives over Gulf oil spill – KCBD Lubbock/AP
2010/05/10Halliburton: work on oil rig finished before blast – KCBD Lubbock/AP
2010/05/06Feds let BP avoid filing blowout plan for Gulf rig – Leesville Daily Leader/GateHouse News Service
2010/05/05At the heart of oil spill, 11 grieving families – Leesville Daily Leader/AP
2010/05/05Obama biggest recipient of BP cash – Politico
2010/05/05U.S. exempted BP’s Gulf of Mexico drilling from environmental impact study – Washington Post
2010/05/03BP sits out gains in energy stocks as spill continues – Market Watch
2010/05/03BP vows to pay all costs of oil spill cleanup – CBC News
2010/05/03Despite plan, not a single fire boom on hand on Gulf Coast at time of oil spill – Alabama Local News
2010/05/01BP downplayed oil-rig disaster risk – CBC News
2010/04/29Congress Asks BP, Transocean for Gulf Rig Inspection Reports – Bloomberg
2010/04/29U.S. Begins Inspections After Oil Spill; Louisiana Prepares – Bloomberg
2010/04/29BP shares plunge over oil spill in Gulf of Mexico – UK Guardian
2010/04/29Gulf of Mexico oil spill: Burning should have started a week ago, former NOAA official says – Alabama Local News

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Energy in Context

17 May 2010

2010/05/17Federal Inspections on Oil Rig Not as Claimed – FOX News/AP
2010/05/17BP’s safety record under scrutiny – UPI News
2010/05/17BP installs insertion tube, begins siphoning oil from leaking pipe – Washington Post
2010/05/17Study: BP Refineries Produce 97% of Violations – CBS News
2010/05/05U.S. exempted BP’s Gulf of Mexico drilling from environmental impact study – Washington Post
2010/05/05Obama biggest recipient of BP cash – Politico
2010/05/04Amid Gulf Oil Spill, 11 Families Grieve – CBS News/AP
2010/05/03Despite plan, not a single fire boom on hand on Gulf Coast at time of oil spill – Alabama Local News
2010/04/29Gulf of Mexico oil spill: Burning should have started a week ago, former NOAA official says – Alabama Local News
2010/04/29BP shares plunge over oil spill in Gulf of Mexico – UK Guardian
2010/04/29U.S. Begins Inspections After Oil Spill; Louisiana Prepares – Bloomberg
2010/04/29FACTBOX-Other major marine oil spills – Reuters
2010/04/29Congress Asks BP, Transocean for Gulf Rig Inspection Reports – Bloomberg
2010/04/28Regulators Approve First Offshore Wind Farm in U.S. – NY Times


Immigration Issues – Arizona

11 May 2010

2010/05/11Ariz. Organizers Drop Immigration Referendum Drive – ABC News
2010/04/292 lawsuits challenge new Arizona immigration law – Breitbart
2010/04/28Opponents of immigration law call for boycott of Arizona Iced Tea – but it is brewed in New York! – NY Daily News
2010/04/29Illegal immigrants plan to leave over Ariz. law
2010/04/27Rubio criticizes Arizona immigration law – The Hill
2010/04/27Mack (R) compares Ariz. law to Nazi Germany – The Hill
2010/04/27Kidnappings, Home Invasions Sparked Ariz. Law – NewsMax
2010/04/27Mexico issues Arizona travel alert – UPI
2010/04/26S.F. supes want economic boycott of Arizona – San Francisco Chronicle
2010/04/26Janet Napolitano Exclusive: Behind-the-Scenes with the Homeland Security Secretary
2010/04/26Refried Bean Swastikas Smeared On Arizona Capitol – The Huffington Post
2010/04/26Illegal Immigrant Law Opponents Rally in Arizona
2010/04/26Herrera calls for sweeping boycott of Arizona over draconian new immigration law – City of San Francisco Office of the City Attorney
2010/04/25Sharpton vows to protest Arizona immigration bill – The Arizona Republic/AP
2010/04/23Ariz. governor signs immigration enforcement bill – Wash. Post/AP
2010/04/23Arizona governor signs immigration law; foes promise fight – The Arizona Republic
2010/04/23Obama Seeks Immigration Overhaul, Slams Arizona Law – Bloomberg
2010/04/23STATEMENT BY GOVERNOR JAN BREWER – State of Arizona Office of Governor
2010/04/23SB1070 – Arizona Legislature
2010/04/14Confirmed: Killer of Arizona Rancher Entered and Exited the U.S. on Public Lands – Republicans, Natural Resources Committee
2010/04/04Ranchers Alarmed by Killing Near Border – NY Times (see 2007/11/12)
2009/04/13Letter – Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arapio to Al Sharpton – PC Free Zone Gazette
2009/03/12Justice Dept. Investigates Arizona Sheriff for Enforcing Immigration Law – CNS News
2007/11/12Letter – Susan Krentz (Complaint of possible federal takeover of land that will facilitate drug traffic)


Health Care in Context

11 May 2010

2010/05/11Florida Suit Poses a Challenge to Health Care Law – NY Times
2010/05/10The Amazing Carelessness Of ObamaCare – Investors Business Daily
2010/04/28Americans losing confidence in healthcare – Yahoo/Reuters
2010/04/27Lawmakers to insurers: stop dropping sick patients – Washington Post
2010/04/27Obamacare’s Danger Signs – National Review
2010/04/26Health Care Rationing – Patterico’s Pontifications
2010/04/26Senate Panel Previews Electronic Health Technology – CNS News
2010/04/26What Lies Beneath – Office Politics – The American Spectator
2010/04/22Summary Box: Amgen details health care reform hit – Bloomberg Businessweek
2010/04/22Baxter Falls After Forecast Cut on Health-Care Costs (Update3) – Bloomberg Businessweek
2010/04/22Four Million Americans To Pay ObamaCare Fine In 2016
2010/03/23Lawsuit, Case 3:10-cv-00091-RV-EMT – U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
2010/01/08Estimated Impact of Health Care Reform Proposals – CMS Office of the Actuary


Time Square Subway Bomb Attempt (2009) in Context

7 May 2010

2010/04/12Zazi, Al Qaeda pals planned rush-hour attack on Grand Central, Times Square subway stations – NY Daily News
2009/09/25Terror suspect Najibullah Zazi indicted in terror plot; shopped for household items to make bomb – NY Daily News
2009/09/24Zazi Detention Memo – U.S. Dept. of Justice
2009/09/24Najibullah Zazi Indicted for Conspiracy to Use Explosives Against Persons or Property in the United States – FBI, New York
2009/09/23Police Alerted, Terror Warnings Expanded – WCVB-TV
2009/09/23Police warned of high-profile terror targets – Washington Times
2009/09/22How Using Imam in Terror Inquiry Backfired on Police – NY Times


Time Square Bomb Threat in Context

7 May 2010

2010/05/05Authorities Say They Followed Times Square Bomber, but Only on Twitter – Borowitz Report (via Huff Post)
2010/05/05Faisal Shahzad on Homeland Security List Since 1999 – CBS News
2010/05/05What did authorities know about Faisal Shahzad? Terror task force noticed him in 2004 – Washington Examiner
2010/05/05From Suburban Father to a Terrorism Suspect – NY Times
2010/05/04Times Square bomb suspect Shahzad said to implicate himself; probe expands to Pakistan – Washington Post
2010/05/04Examining Target New York – Initial Analysis Of The Times Square Bombing Attempt – Threats Watch
2010/05/04Cellphone led FBI to Times Square car bomb suspect – Politico (via Instapundit)
2010/05/04Bomb Suspect Said to Train in Pakistan – NY Times (via Instapundit)
2010/05/04 – OPINION – Hoping for the Right Kind of Terrorist – The Corner
2010/05/03American Who Recently Visited Pakistan Eyed in Times Square Bomb Plot – Fox News
2010/05/02Pakistani Taliban claim credit for failed NYC Times Square car – The Long War Journal
2010/05/02COPS: Times Square Car Bomber Got the Wrong Fertilizer – ABC News
2010/05/02Police Seek Man Taped Near Times Sq. Bomb Scene – NY Times


Retirement Funds in Context

4 May 2010

2010/05/04House Republicans to Obama Administration: Keep Bureaucrats’ Hands off Americans’ 401(k)s – House Rep. John Boehner (Gateway Pundit)
2010/05/03 – Letter – Republican Savings Solutions Group Against Federalizing 401K Funds – House GOP (Gateway Pundit)
2010/02/02RFI – Lifetime Income Options for Participants and Beneficiaries in Retirement Plans – Federal Register (Gateway Pundit)
2008/10/27Obama’s 401K Plan? – CNN iReport
2008/10/23Would Obama, Dems Kill 401(k) Plans? – U.S. News & World Reports
2008/10/07Congress mulls major 401(k) changes – Investment News