Monthly Archives: January 2013

Explosion at Pemex Mexico City HQ; 14 dead, 80 injured. #rsrh

http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2013/Pemex:-14-dead,-80-injured-in-office-building-explosion-at-Mexican-oil-company-headquarters/id-238887293b76433eb7f7e5ffe30fb4d1 MEXICO CITY (AP) — An explosion at the main headquarters of Mexico’s state-owned oil company in the capital Thursday heavily damaged three floors of the building, sending hundreds into the streets and a large plume of smoke over the … Continue reading

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Billions in gas royalties transform lives #rsrh

Billions in gas drilling royalties transform lives [I hate the title, because the royalty is payable on gross production, not “drilling”. – Ed.] “Nationwide, the [National Association of Royalty Owners] estimates, natural gas royalties totaled $21 billion in 2010, the … Continue reading

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Voice of Charlie Brown arrested for stalking, other charges

When reached for comment, Carla Fitzsimmons, who played the voice of Charlie Brown’s teacher, had this to say: “Wah-wa-wa-waaah, wa-waaah-Wah-wa-Wah!” SAN DIEGO (AP) — The man who was the voice of Charlie Brown in several “Peanuts” television shows was charged … Continue reading

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SADOW: Maybe Louisiana Should Stop Subsidizing Its Crooked Ex-Politicians #rsrh

http://thehayride.com/2013/01/sadow-maybe-the-state-should-stop-subsidizing-its-crooked-ex-politicians/ “As if Louisiana and simultaneously its wasteful motion picture tax credit need any more black eyes, it turns out the reality television show starring Prisoner #03128-095 wants to make a go at it by pilfering Louisiana taxpayers. And maybe … Continue reading

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Organized Crime Finds Green Energy Subsidies Irresistible #rsrh

”The Washington Post has a front page story today reporting on how the Mafia came to dominate Italy’s renewable energy sector: … Roughly a third of [Sicily]’s 30 wind farms — along with several solar power plants — have been … Continue reading

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Yoko ducks the fracking truth in a V-12 Mercedes. #rsrh #imagineallthehypocrites #1%

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jan/18/fracking-debate-ono-lennon-sarandon-tour “[Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon] keep secret the exact location of their farm, where Ono and John Lennon famously tended a herd of cows [while sheltering their prodigious income from high U.K. tax rates – Ed.], but they will … Continue reading

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‘Fracknation’ Seeks the Fracking Truth

Fracknation, a new documentary film by investigative journalist Phelim McAleer, Ann McElhinney and Magda Segieda premieres Tuesday night, January 22 at 9:00 PM EST on AXS-TV (click for cable and satellite access info). In FrackNation journalist Phelim McAleer faces threats, … Continue reading

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Judice Inn, Lafayette, LA

Happy 32nd Anniversary, Paula!

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Interior’s Ken “Boot on the Throat” Salazar stepping down #rsrh

http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/16/politics/salazar-resigning/index.html President Obama’s big-hat-no-cows Interior Secretary will be stepping down. I found his attitude during his four years as the cabinet secretary most responsible for energy regulation to be arrogant and belligerent to energy interests. Salazar came in to office … Continue reading

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Endangered Species a Victim of Brazilian Deforestation: Could Global Warming be to Blame?

Once plentiful to the point of being considered a nuisance, sightings of Pthirus pubis in its natural habitat are said to be fewer in number than at any time in recorded history. As reported in The Guardian (UK), scientists report that … Continue reading

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