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The reality is “out there beyond” is always right here.

I’ve taken a week off to get some long-neglected chores done around my place. Late on the second day I was sitting out on the porch watching the hills and ravines – we call them “coulees” in this part of the country – thrown into sharp, golden relief by the setting sun. The sun sets
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A speaker of truth in a time of lies

The Gulf Coast British Petroleum disaster continues unabated. Oil tar balls, smelly sheen and worse are appearing on beaches further and further from the BP well site. It rained oil in New Orleans a few days ago. Wildlife is dying in greater numbers. Though nobody can explain what triggered the explosion that led to this
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Tragedy is just business as usual for BP, oil industry and ourselves

As of today the British Petroleum (BP) oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico continues. The Gulf waters aren’t the only thing getting murkier; we still aren’t getting accurate numbers on the scale of the rupture as federal officials play timid handmaiden to BP corporate headquarters. With the equivalent of a new Exxon Valdez oil
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Drowning in an oily sea of our own desire

A few weeks ago, early in the Gulf Coast British Petroleum disaster, as giant plumes of oil gathered silently beneath the surface of the water and cooperative winds kept the mess offshore, FOX News commentator and oil industry apologist Brit Hume asked snidely, “Where’s the oil?” Well, that question has been answered over and over
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BP Oil Crisis Ruptures the Limits of Language

Going into its second month of disaster the British Petroleum (BP) Deepwater Horizon oil well fiasco is threatening ever more sensitive Gulf Coast marshlands, estuaries and islands. As of today, May 23, reports are that the rusty sludge continues to migrate, now showing up on beaches west of the mouth of the Mississippi. Reports vary
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