Matt Simmons talks to Bloomberg’s Lori Rothman about how crude oil is leaking into the gulf at a rate even faster than the latest upwardly revised government estimate and he reiterates his view that detonating a small nuclear device in order to turn the seabed rock into glass is the only way to stop the flow since the well casing is gone.

Also, this Ron Paul interview at CNBC via Dealbreaker is worth a look as it sheds some more light on comments made not long ago by Paul’s son, Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul.