A couple of weeks ago I wrote a Diary about the scandal and climate change acceleration machine also know as Sarah Palin's Pipeline to Doom (ALERT: Palin's Pipeline is a Climate Crisis Acceleration Machine). Since then I've been spending my free time digging into the details of this story and almost nothing that Sarah Palin, John McCain or any of their sycophants have said about this pipeline and Palin's "energy" record has been true. Really, it is all bullshit designed to keep your eyes off of the billions of gallons of oil embedded in the Alberta Tar Sands.
This is another long dengre Diary. There is a lot of news in here and I hope it will be worth your time. It will be if you want to bust the myth of the McCain/Palin Energy plan.
Perhaps an annotated map will help:
I flipped on the teevee Saturday and Sarah Palin had come out of hiding to speak at a rally in Pennsylvania (McCain's poodle, the "independent" Senator for Connecticut, was there to whisper talking points into her ear). Once again, she said that John McCain would put her in charge of US energy policy. That would be a very, very bad thing for the planet.
Back at the end of the last century, the issue of sweatshops was getting a
lot of mainstream attention. By 1999 corporations were reeling from
consumer pressure and it was looking like Congress was going to take some
action. At that time, Dennis (more...)