A former employee filed a whistle-blower lawsuit Friday against BP, claiming he was fired over concerns he raised about cleanup efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. August Wilson, fired from a “state planning lead” position on the Mississippi cleanup, says that the oil company only cleaned up tar balls, ignoring other, smaller oil debris. Continue reading →
Accusations against the media are nothing new for Gingrich, and the strategy appears to be working for him in the race to the Republican nomination. Right-wing commentators and bloggers seem to supporting his anti-media suspicions.
The Republican campaign comes to Florida with a debate at the University of South Florida tonight. The event, co-sponsored by NBC News and the Tampa Bay Times (name change… ugh), will be held at 8 p.m. at USF’s Marshall Center.