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Archive: June 6, 2010 - June 12, 2010

Self-serving political scapegoating

The President's Pittsburgh comments suggest that he has prejudged the outcome and determined the solution is to split with oil altogether. That is a shortsighted, knee-jerk reaction.

By William O'Keefe | June 7, 2010; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Far-reaching implications

What happened in the Gulf should affect the thinking of every American. We trusted big companies who told us they knew what they were doing when the government allowed them to drill for oil in deep water.

By Rick Edmund | June 7, 2010; 10:59 AM ET | Comments (0)

Another 2x4 to the head

If the oil spill serves to overcome the political inertia in Congress and spur some of these needed steps on energy policy, then and only then will the legacy of the Deepwater Horizon be anything other than an unmitigated catastrophe.

By Reid Detchon | June 6, 2010; 10:04 PM ET | Comments (0)

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