In March, an EPA science panel unanimously agreed that smog-producing ozone levels should be lowered. But the White House’s Office of Management and Budget held a series of close-door meetings (including one which even excluded the EPA), industry lobbyists claimed the science is still in doubt.
“Few lies have wound up injuring Americans more” than the persistent denial that the war in Iraq is about oil and America’s failed energy strategy, according to author Kevin Phillips who reviews the evidence in the first section of his superb new book, American Theocracy. If that’s not on the top of your reading stack … Read More
Now that Sy Hersh has exposed the administration’s plans to attack Iran (call it “reverse stovepiping”), civic leaders like Jesse Jackson are calling for a halt to the madness of would-be king George.
The WSJ reports that ExxonMobil is the key funder of a front group called Public Interest Watch which has been pushing the IRS to audit Greenpeace.