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BP was skimping on security features for the blown-out well

By Andy Rice 14 June 2010

Representatives Henry Waxman and Bart Stupak, the top Democrats on the US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee stated on Monday that "It appears that BP repeatedly chose risky procedures in order to reduce costs and save time and made minimal efforts to contain the added risk."  The strong accusation is issued just as BP CEO Tony Hayward is preparing to testify before the Committee on Thursday. He will battle to make any friends there. Read more: Reuters

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SARS & Gartner – global advisory giant’s mysterious deal with Moyane’s friend follows a pattern of tender corruption

By Pauli Van Wyk

"We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there." ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson