Halliburton Company

  • News

    September 19, 2012

    The Fracking Fiasco

    America's latest gold rush portends the greatest environmental disaster of a generation

  • Music

    April 11, 2012
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    April 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Drudge dogs Franken on iPhone, completely misses the point

    Matt Drudge​Here we are, two years into Al Franken's first term as a U.S. senator, and Matt Drudge is still making jokes about Franken's former career as a comedian. Or maybe the famously conservative news aggregator is irked that Franken, an unapologetic liberal, is dogging tech companies that h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Off! at Triple Rock Social Club, 4/3/11

    Photos by Ben Clark​Off! April 3, 2011 Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Considering the pedigree of the band, this show should have been different, better. Off!'s members hail from such revered punk rock bands (Circle Jerks, Redd Kross, Rocket From the Crypt, Burning Brides, among others) tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Halliburton and KBR back off on Jamie Leigh Jones case that inspired Al Franken's anti-rape law

    Jones says she was gang-raped in 2005 by other KBR employees and then locked in a shipping container when she tried to report the attack.

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Halliburton: Woman who inspired Franken's anti-rape law is a liar

    The giant defense contractor is already the object of scorn for profiteering off the war in Iraq with amoral abandon.

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Republicans still steamed over Franken's rape amendment

    A two-month-old vote on a bill to protect rape victims still ties Republican senators in knots.

  • News

    October 28, 2009

    Obama's bank regulation: Doomed to fail?

    Administration lax on cleaning up AIG, Bear Stearns, and Lehman Brothers

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Electrocute U.S. servicemen, win $35.4 million Iraq contract

    After faulty wiring kills a Minnesota sailor, KBR gets more electrical work.

  • Calendar

    August 29, 2007
  • Movies

    August 22, 2007

    Surge This

    Breaking Out of the Pack of Iraq War Docs, 'No End in Sight' Devastates.

  • Unknown

    May 9, 2007
  • Music

    May 2, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 25, 2006

    9/25 Morning Communiqué

    Cities tap sunfish to test the water supply, turning off the emotional response to fear, Halliburton stock from 2003 to the present, take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2006

    9/19 Morning Communiqué

    Counting dog poop on the streets of Vienna, Halliburton helps those who don't sue, a deadly marshmallow-eating contest, Beaker singing "Feel ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2006

    Modest Martsch

    Built to Spill's Doug Martsch on the difference between being a guitar god and a guitar guy

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2006

    6/16: Morning Communique

    Indy bank robber leaves ID at the scene, Veep's office possibly involved in Halliburton contract bids, Michael Madsen tries to save the 76 Ball, the iPod meets the TP dispenser, Jay-Z boycotts Cristal, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2006

    5/11: Morning Communique

    U.S. has lousy newborn mortality rate, Aussie sex workers can deduct sex toys on their taxes, U.K. still paying off WWII debt to U.S., photos from the World Mustache Championship, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Books

    May 10, 2006
  • Restaurants

    May 3, 2006

    French Revolution

    With French food and Belgian beers, St. Paul's new Margaux puts a little spring in the city's step

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2006

    3/29: Morning Communique

    Making meat in labs, married man sues eHarmony, Star Wars as an animated GIF, how to earn your first million starting at age 16, reunited Replacements, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2006

    3/17: Morning Communique

    Reservoir of water ice discovered on Mars, Star Wars coming to TV in 2008, Halliburton provides questionable water to U.S. troops, the story behind Horshack's laugh, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2006
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2006

    1/23: Morning Communique

    Caught by a caricature, public urination leniency, why nobody reads your blog, naughty Bert, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2005

    9/20: Morning Communique

    United Nations Foundation President, Timothy E. Wirth, today called for Fox News to withdraw and publicly apologize for remarks made by the network's Bill O'Reilly. O'Reilly said he "wished" that Hurricane Katrina had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2005
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    September 13, 2005
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    September 5, 2005

    9/5: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS The Navy has hired Houston-based Halliburton Co. to restore electric power, repair roofs and remove debris at three naval facilities in Mississippi damaged by Hurricane Katrina. When tragedy strikes, our nation once again asks, how can we give Halliburton more money??? President Bush ha ... More >>

  • Unknown

    August 3, 2005
  • Blogs

    July 29, 2005

    7/29: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf joined the Bush administration's war on terrorism and publicly turned against the Taliban immediately after the Sept. 11 attacks. But Afghan officials allege that Taliban and allied fighters who fled to Pakistan after the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2005

    7/11: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Bob Smith declares war on Minnesota state government over the cigarette tax at No Force No Fraud. A little cat photo-blogging and the amazing things you can do with Reddi-Whip at Pussy Ranch. THESE DAYS The U.S. military has hired Halliburton Co. for nearly $5 billion in new wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2005

    6/30: Morning Communique

    [THESE DAYS] Rep. Robin Hayes (R-NC) told CNN on Wednesday that the "evidence is clear" that Iraq was involved in the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. Rory Mayberry, a former KBR (Halliburton) food manager at Camp Anaconda in Iraq, testified on videotape from Baghda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2005
  • News

    June 1, 2005

    Add It Up: Mpls Council Member Finds Hidden Fees in Stadium Deal

    The city isn't contributing any money toward the Twins ballpark--on paper anyway. One city leader does the math.

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2005

    The Norman Conquest

    The Norman Conquest A feisty and more colorful brand of politics invaded the U.S. Senate chambers yesterday as British M.P. George Galloway sat before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs subcommittee investigating the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, chaired by Norm Coleman. Coleman ... More >>

  • News

    March 23, 2005

    The Undoing of America

    Gore Vidal on war for oil, politics-free elections, and the late, great U.S. Constitution.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2005

    Next week in CP:
    Gore Vidal interview

    Here's an excerpt: What is the Republican party? Well, it used to be the party of the smalltown businessman, generally in the Middle West, generally sort of out of the mainstream. Very conservative. It now represents nothing but the gas and oil business. They own it. And the people who go to Congre ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2004

    The John Birkenstock Society

    Young yahoos find college Republicans too liberal

  • News

    October 13, 2004

    Bush's Awful Mess

    I've served in Iraq, and that's why I can't vote for this president again

  • Columns

    October 13, 2004

    Keep on Rockin' in the Free World

    The first Tuesday in October, the first Tuesday in November

  • Movies

    September 15, 2004

    That Sly Ol' Fox

    Our favorite 'Candidate' returns--to Madison Square Garden

  • Restaurants

    July 21, 2004

    Space Cadets

    A new Lyn-Lake pizza joint combines do-gooding, fun, and pizza to charming effect

  • Columns

    June 9, 2004
  • Movies

    May 26, 2004

    What Moore Cannes Go Wong?

    The personal schmoozes the political at the world's most influential film fest

  • Columns

    March 10, 2004

    Kerry Fiddles While He Could Be Burning Bush

    Time to go after Bush/Cheney ground zero: National security

  • Arts

    January 14, 2004

    The Blogger at War

    James Lileks used to be content with writing about his toddler's toilet training. Then Iraq gave him the chance to become the state's most famous conservative.

  • News

    November 26, 2003

    The Invisible Recovery

    Author and economist Doug Henwood on jobless recoveries, the two Americas, and the "Wal-Mart effect"

  • News

    July 30, 2003

    Bring 'em On!

    The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism

  • News

    March 26, 2003

    And The War Came

    Planet America: Our world and welcome to it

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