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Expert: 3 times the amount of oil if cap doesn’t work

Marine conservationist Rick Steiner, who surveyed the oil spill damage in Louisiana on Thursday, discusses the next best result expected from the “cut and cap” procedure. This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast June 3, 2010.…

O’Reilly compares McDonald’s gay commercial to Al-Qaeda

Bill O’Reilly examines a gay-themed ad being run by McDonald’s in France and wonders if they will run an Al-Qaeda ad next. This video is from Fox News’ O’Reilly Factor, broadcast June 3, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Killed rig worker suspected BP was cutting corners

Jason Anderson told his wife, Shelly, that he worried about BP safety procedures just days before he was killed on the Deepwater Horizon rig. This video is from NBC’s Today Show, broadcast June 3, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Watchdog: Nothing improper in White House job discussions

The executive director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington says the White House did nothing wrong by discussing possible jobs with several Democrats if they would refrain from challenging incumbants. Melanie Sloan said the job discussions is just politics as usual. This video is from CNN’s American Morning,…

Physics professor: Oil leak could last for years

Physics professor Michio Kaku has some bad news. Oil could continue to gush from a BP deepwater well for years. This video is from NBC’s Today Show, broadcast June 2, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Flotilla witness: Activists were defending themselves

Edwards Peck, the former U.S. Chief of Mission in Baghdad, was aboard one of the ships in the flotilla bound for Gaza that were raided by Israeli defense forces and he reports that activists were just defending themselves. The fight left nine activists dead and more injured. Several Israeli soldiers…

Congressman calls for BP CEO to be fired

BP CEO Tony Hayward will be looking for another job if one congressman has his way. Rep. Charlie Melancon (D-LA) told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that it’s time for the BP board to show Hayward the door. This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America, broadcast June 2, 2010. Watch this…

US declines to apportion blame after Israeli raid

WASHINGTON — The White House declined Tuesday to specifically condemn Israel for its raid on a humanitarian flotilla, but said it showed Middle East peace moves were now needed more than ever. Asked if President Barack Obama condemned Israel for the raid, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs stuck to the…

BP exec: Only ‘a little bit’ more oil will spill during LMRP

Scientists have said that up to 20% more oil could gush out after underwater robots cut off the the pipe at the top of the blow out preventer but BP’s managing director tried to downplay the potential increase Tuesday. The next operation is being called the Lower Marine Riser Package…

Nun excommunicated after approving abortion to save mother’s life

A Phoenix nun along with a hospital Ethics Committee made the decision to go forward with a procedure that aborted an 11-week pregnancy and saved the life of the mother. Sister Margaret McBride was then speedily excommunicated by the Catholic church. “In this tragic case, the treatment necessary to save…

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