New Orleans Residents Believe the Gulf Oil Spill is More Damaging than Katrina

An interesting survey of the residents of New Orleans by the Kaiser Family Foundation released today found that 49% of those surveyed think that the BP oil spill is a more damaging threat to the city than Hurricane Katrina was (40%). No matter how much BP has tried to spin their response, 84% held a negative of view of how the company responded to the man made disaster.

Fox News Claims that Obama has Nationalized BP

Since the creation of the victims fund was announced last week, Fox News has been going ballistic with claims that President Obama bullied BP and abused his power. These claims went to whole new level today when on FNC's Journal Report, John Fund referred to the $20 billion put up by BP as a new model for how a company is, "nationalized."

Fox News Claims Obama Put a Gun to BP’s Head

Fox News ratcheted up their pro-BP rhetoric today when the Wall Street Journal's Steve Moore went on their On The Record program and claimed that President Obama put a gun to BP's head, "The federal government, that is to say the Obama administration put a gun to BP's head and said either go along with this agreement, or the future of this company will be very much in jeopardy."

BP Buddy Sarah Palin Tells America to Ignore the Oil Spill and Keep on Drilling

Sarah Palin was on Fox News' Fox and Friends this morning to argue that the oil spill in the Gulf is not a good enough reason to not, drill, baby, drill. Palin said, "We still need to drill, baby, drill." She also bogusly claimed that without offshore drilling energy production would be, "outsourced." Does she understand that the oil belongs to the companies, not the American people?

Kevin Costner’s Oil Clean up Machine Provides Hope for the Gulf

Kevin Costner, he of liberal Hollywood elite status, may be riding to the rescue of the deliberately careless drilling in the Gulf that lead to Deepwater Horizon’s tragic oil spill. Costner co-founded Ocean Therapy Solutions, which is now partnering with BP to deploy the machine that separates oil from water, known as CINC, in the Gulf. CINC uses centrifuge technology to clean up oil spills.