Environmental Watchdogs Offer $5k Reward for Evidence in NC Coal Ash Spill
Waterkeeper Alliance and Yadkin Riverkeeper are offering a $5,000 reward to anyone who provides new evidence that could lead to charges relating to the recent coal ash spill in the Dan River in North Carolina. According to the Ashville Citizen-Times, several groups feel the state has mishandled the spill response, and continue to wonder if state regulators are being forthcoming with safety information.
Just When You Thought Republicans Ran Out of Anti-Obama Ideas
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), with help of the Tea Party, is going to sue President Barack Obama over the National Security Agency’s domestic spying program, another desperate attempt in a long string of failed Obama attacks since the 2012 elections.
Who Would Take a Blanket From a Homeless Person? Florida Would.
Although a web-based news blogger, I still find it abnormal to refer to oneself in writing, but considering the context and issue at hand, I’ll make an exception this one time. And as a resident of Pensacola, FL, I find this particularly sickening.
Former Bank of America Executive Defrauded Government, May Get Time Behind Bars
Phillip D. Murphy was the managing director of Bank of America’s municipal derivatives products desk in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. Yesterday, he pleaded guilty to defrauding the government before U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn and faces potentially 40 years in prison and over $1 million in fines.
Also this week, Mike Papantonio explained why Democrats in Washington have been reluctant to tackle Citizens United, and Pap and Sam talked about how Big Pharma is brainwashing Americans into believing they’re sick.
Josh is a writer and researcher with Ring of Fire. Follow him on Twitter @dnJdeli.