Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Gulf Coast oil spill

Marco Rubio headed to Maine on Friday to address Tea Party crowd

in Statewide by

Tea Party supporters will have a chance to take their tea with a few of the movement’s top leaders during a luncheon this Friday in South Portland, Maine. Marco Rubio, Republican candidate to represent Florida in the U.S. Senate, will address the paying crowd with a critique of the Obama Administration. (Got this first graph from The Exception, which has a way-cool pay-for-content system. Check it out). According to the Maine Heritage Center: Please join The Maine Heritage Policy Center…

Keep Reading

Another 189 million reasons why Florida should be praying BP doesn’t go bankrupt

in Statewide by

Despite some progress over the weekend to slow the flow of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, BP is still struggling to find a meaningful bright spot since the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded more than a month ago. The London-based oil and gas producer recently announced it won’t be until possibly August before crews can permanently stop what has become the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. (Fortune Nin-Hai Tseng, June 7, 2010) The event has all the makings…

Keep Reading

Another 189 million reasons why Florida should be praying BP doesn’t go bankrupt

in Statewide by

Despite some progress over the weekend to slow the flow of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, BP is still struggling to find a meaningful bright spot since the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded more than a month ago. The London-based oil and gas producer recently announced it won’t be until possibly August before crews can permanently stop what has become the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. (Fortune Nin-Hai Tseng, June 7, 2010) The event has all the makings…

Keep Reading

Go to Top