Panel in January's issue of The Ester Republic that just arrived in the mail (order your copy here!).
Take everything we've heard about the Gulf spill, all the hand-wringing and finger-pointing, and transpose it to right here, right now, on the declining state of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Now think ahead just a little bit into the foreseeable future, at the feigned shock over what will happen when contingencies fail and a blowout occurs, and replay all the inevitable excuses about how we never saw it coming.
"This is a kneejerk reaction by the administration to address a problem that doesn't exist." - Pete Olson (R-Texas) on drilling moratorium