Does PolitiFact Do Its Job? Or Do They Do It Too Well?


Paul KrugmanDoes PolitiFact live up to its name? Or does it live up to its name a little too well?

This is the basis of most of the criticism of the  PolitiFact feature of the Tampa Bay Times (ugh, there is that name change again). Continue reading “Does PolitiFact Do Its Job? Or Do They Do It Too Well?”

Ex-BP Worker Files Whistleblower Suit Over Gulf Cleanup


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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 “Ex-BP Worker Files Whistleblower Suit Over Gulf Cleanup”