Hightower: The Right-Wing Loons Should Stop Blaming "God" for the Oil Spill
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Volunteerism is a mandate for "Spill, baby, spill." What BP's latest disaster teaches us is not only that these profiteering giants must be strictly regulated, but also that America must aggressively -- urgently -- expand our nation's transition to renewable energy. Our addiction to oil is killing us.
Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the new book, " Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow ." (Wiley, March 2008) He publishes the monthly " Hightower Lowdown ," co-edited by Phillip Frazer.