US citizens are paying billions to protect oil companies from the consequences their own evil. Does this make your head hurt?
... the petroleum industry, which is blamed for contributing to global warming ... now wants the federal government to build safeguards against the consequences of it.
Texas is seeking at least $12 billion for the full coastal spine, with nearly all of it coming from public funds. Last month, the government fast-tracked an initial $3.9 billion for three separate, smaller storm barrier projects that would specifically protect oil facilities. [emphasis mine]