halliburton

This post made possible by the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair for Oil Spill Blogging. Do you ‘member when BP went and ruined its CEO’s whole day, by having that little “whoopsie” in the Gulf of Mexico? We saw things, man. We saw eyeless shrimp. Man, good times good times. Well, the whole thing wasn’t Tony […]

We all have family members who are fuck-ups, right? Uncle Larry who gives a creepy smile to the 14-year-old cousins at the family reunion, or Aunt Peg who has four DUIs. Back in Biblical times, the sins of family were sometimes used to punish innocent people. But that was long ago when people still believed […]

A guest post from your comrade “Glasspusher.” Remember when liberals had Dick Cheney’s Halliburton to be OUTRAGED about, like common wingnuts have a black president? Well, jump in your time machine and set it for “2002,” because Halliburton and its subsidiary, KBR, are whispering your name from across space and time! Yes, now we find […]

International Justice Alert: Charles Taylor was sentenced this week by the Hague to serve 50 years in a British Slammer for his heinous acts that he says were done “with honour.” He’s expected to appeal, but chances are he will finish his life behind bars. As we maintain, the world is becoming increasingly inhospitable to […]

Halliburton has agreed to pay a $250 million fine to Nigeria after the country brought bribery charges against the corporation’s former CEO, revered and forthright statesman Dick Cheney, and nine others, for their dealings in the 1990s. So yes, the old adage is true: There are no bribery-related legal problems that can’t be solved with […]

A Halliburton technician encharged with monitoring pressure data on America’s most hated oil rig, the Deepwater Horizon, failed to see signs leading to the explosion that resulted in this year’s Gulf oil spill because he was taking a break to smoke and get some coffee, he told a federal panel. Joseph E. Keith would have […]

Al Franken is like the best Senator ever, maybe. Here he talking for seven minutes yesterday about his amendment to a defense appropriations bill that would defund KBR (Halliburton) or any other contractor that forces its employees to waive their rights to criminal or civil cases when they get abused or — as was the […]

HALLIBURTON  3:27 pm October 9, 2007

by Jim Newell

TOP  1:15 pm March 12, 2007

Cheney Fleeing To Dubai

by Ken Layne

IRAQ  2:56 pm January 8, 2007

We Actually Won the Iraq War, Hooray!

by Ken Layne

HALLIBURTON  3:10 pm September 13, 2006

What, No Orgies? No Occult Rituals?

by Ken Layne