Republicans in the U.S. Senate didn’t want the truth to come out. Not one single senate Republican voted in favor of the Whitehouse amendment. They killed the legislation, voting to maintain the coverup of payoffs to politicians from dirty fossil fuel corporations.
In the 20th century, America discovered how to harness the power of fossil fuels. It was a powerful source of energy – for its time. That was generations ago, however, and America’s energy needs have changed. Coal, methane, and crude oil don’t meet our century’s
The out-of-control flames have grown so hot that the offshore drilling platform has now begun to collapse. Will the entire thing explode and go down in flames as the Deepwater Horizon did?