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Obama nominates REI CEO Sally Jewell to be Secretary of Interior

Looking for balance between oil industry and conservation, president makes unconventional first pick for environment team Barack Obama chose the head of the REI outdoor equipment stores to manage America’s wide open spaces on Wednesday, in the first pick of his second-term environment team. The choice of Sally Jewell, an…

For wingnuts, the oil industry is a god

Oh man, the BP oil spill has got to be hard on wingnuts. On one hand, the spill visibly Pisses Off Liberals, and usually in Wingnutville, anything that pisses off liberals is automatically assumed to be a good thing. But they’re not completely stupid. They know this oil spill is…