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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Obama, BP And The Wimp Factor

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BY ALEXANDER COCKBURN The British are howling with rage at President Obama’s recent tough language about BP’s chief executive Tony Hayward. Earlier this week, Obama suggested he’d fire Hayward if he could. U.S. politicians have taken to calling BP “British Petroleum” – a name the company has not used since the 1990s. It’s not surprising […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.