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Think of the thousands who are killed every year and there is no redress for it. We will fight until the mines are made secure and human life valued more than props. -Mother Jones ````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Now this is getting interesting: http://www.kentucky.com/2014/08/13/3378860/mcconnell-says-wife-wont-resign.html?sp=/99/322/&ihp=...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Aug 13, 2014 at 04:39 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Corporations have reneged many times before on pledges for pensions and retiree medical benefits. This, however, this Patriot Coal bankruptcy, is a new twist on that old scam. It’s alarming ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 07:17 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Above you will see a video of U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R. WV-2) speaking at a Republican fundraiser about Medicare: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/03/shelley-
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (R. WV-2), who is running for Senator Jay Rockefeller's (D. WV) seat, reassured everyone that she will continue being a puppet for big coal in the U.S. Senate: ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
by CECIL ROBERTS, President of United Mine Workers of America (UMWA); VAN JONES, President of Rebuild the Dream and a CNN contributor; and PHAEDRA ELLIS-LAMKINS, CEO of Green for ...
by Phaedra Ellis Lamkins
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
The Club For Growth doesn't like Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito (R. WV-2) running for Senator Jay Rockefeller's (D. WV) seat. They claim that she's a big government Republican who likes to ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 12:51 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Thursday, March 12, 1903 Colorado City, Colorado-The strike of the smeltermen has shut down all three of Colorado City's mills for the past three weeks. The smelter owners have rejected all the ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Former interim Senator Carte Goodwin (D. WV) paid Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D. NV) a visit on Thursday: http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/280557-report-reid-meets-with-top-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 03:30 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Uploaded with ImageShack.us So like a lot of you, I too am looking ahead to the 2014 midterms. Sure, a lot of people will say it's too early to be thinking about them but this is where I ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 02:46 PM PST with 9 Recommends
This is a cross-post from the AFL-CIO Now blog by Mike Hall. If there is a “war on coal,” as Mitt Romney and his corporate coal operator backers have trumpeted throughout coal country, ...
by Richard Trumka
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Oct 29, 2012 at 11:42 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Increased demand, longer working hours, and new technology are exposing coal miners to black lung causing dusts at higher rates than in the 60's when regulations were first passed to protect them. ...
by addikell
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 03:30 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
by Tula Connell
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Union Labor History USX Gary Works, Steelworkers -- CBS ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 08:13 PM PST with 14 Recommends
You can't be friends with coal. You can't be a friend of coal. You can't be coal's enemy or out to destroy coal or declare a war on coal. Coal is just a black rock. To be more specific, it's a “
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Feb 25, 2011 at 01:56 PM PST with 16 Recommends
I'm no economist, but I can recognize silly economic philosophies when I see them. One that I keep running into is that of market fundamentalism, which in the current crazy climate, seems to be ...
by Ask 4 Questions
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Sep 21, 2010 at 05:35 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
"There’s no such thing as neutral. You have to be on one side or the other. Some people say, “I don’t take sides - I’m neutral.” There’s no such thing. In ...
by norwood
Comment Count 130 comments on Mon Aug 02, 2010 at 11:25 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
Massey Energy Company CEO Donald Leon Blankenship is currently a member in good standing of the American Institute for Certified Public Accounts -- the equivalent of the Bar Assocation for CPAs. ...
by Earthfire
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 12:48 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Is it just me...
by Is It Just Me
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Apr 14, 2010 at 09:55 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
This week, 25 miners lost their lives in a mine explosion at the Performance Coal Co. in Raleigh County, West Virginia. The explosion was the worst mining disaster in over two decades, if you don&...
by John E Jacobsen
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu Apr 08, 2010 at 02:36 PM PDT with 27 Recommends