Handling Healthcare: Healthcare costs are projected to skyrocket, boosing national debt.
So Sorry: Rep. Joe Barton apologizes to BP. Then he takes it back. But he’s still kinda sorry.
Brain Waves: We love wine. But our brains love it more when they think it’s expensive.
Mad as Hell: Robert Gibbs is mad at Joe Barton for apologizing. Barton is sorry about that too.
Unique Solution: One lawmaker suggests people collect BP’s crude and sell it themselves.
At Sea: Speaking of Joe Barton, his fundraiser is on a boat… sailing the Gulf. Seriously.
How Much: Questions raised over how much responsability Obama has for the spill.
Speaking Softly: Here’s what Kevin Drum thought of Obama’s oil spill speech.
Wack-a-Mole: Dick Cheney pops out of retirement to criticize Obama’s oil spill response.
Half-Assed: New campaign ad targets Lindsay Graham for backing “half-assed energy bill.”
Gang Green: Advocacy group runs ads attacking GOP for voting against EPA’s regulatory authority.
Not Enough: Five more important questions Congress should ask BP.
Not Us: Oil company execs paint BP as an outlier, not the standard of industry safety.
Cost v. Safety: New documents show goverment investigators BP’s real priority: profits.
Big Ticket: Dems want BP to pony up $20 billion to cover damages.
Mole Tales: A BP clean-up worker talks about lack of respirators, delayed pay, and hookers.
Birds of a Feather: Oiled pelicans huddle together, waiting to be cleaned.