With the emerging evidence of fissures on the ocean floor, the mounting fear now is a giagantic methane bubble may break through the seabed and explode into the Gulf waters. If the bubble escapes, every ship, drilling rig and structure within the region of the bubble will instantaneously sink.
Well, the President finally appointed at least the beginning of his blue-ribbon commission on fiscal responsibility and reform, naming Alan Simpson and former chief-of-staff Erskine Bowles from the Clinton days to co-chair it. It's worth holding out hope for this, because Simpson's a good man—always been a renegade on the Republican side—and Bowles was experienced in Washington.
I'm not sending money or items to Haiti. Nope. No way. Not gonna happen. I bet you're wondering why I feel this way. Am I cold hearted? Nope, whats happened in Haiti is a horrible tradgedy and I feel for the people living there.