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Blaming the Victims

May 18, 2005 - Taking a page from the Pentagon's Abu Ghraib playbook, BP Amoco has decided where the blame lies for the deadly March 23 blast at its Texas City refinery: with a few bad apples "low-

Houston, We Still Have a Problem

May 18, 2005 - Executives and investors will be gathering in downtown Houston today for the annual shareholders meeting for Halliburton Co. Inside, CEO David Lesar will be congratulating himself on the astonishing $7.1 billion revenue the company has made off its military contracts in Iraq, which boosted Halliburton's overall revenue some 25 percent, bringing it to over $20 billion for 2004.

Bye Bye, Outer Banks

May 17, 2005 - Southern Exposure contributor Sue Sturgis surveys the disappearing coast of North Carolina and the state's growing movement to address climate change in the latest Independent:

Houston, We Still Have a Problem

May 17, 2005 - Executives and investors will be gathering in downtown Houston today for the annual shareholders meeting for Halliburton Co. Inside, CEO David Lesar will be congratulating himself on the astonishing $7.1 billion revenue the company has made off its military contracts in Iraq, which boosted Halliburton's overall revenue some 25 percent, bringing it to over $20 billion for 2004.

Walter Jones Update

May 17, 2005 - Check out Pam Spaulding on the illustrious North Carolina congressman Walter "Freedom Fries" Jones and his latest caper (he wants to "restrict access" to -- i.e. ban -- children's books that mention homosexuality).