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Do we want six more years of Saxby Chambliss covering up for criminal CEOs?

More after the flip.

The Imperial Sugar plant at Port Wentworth exploded into fire February 7th this year, killing 14 people and injuring many others.  OSHA determined the cause was gross accumulations of sugar dust, well known as highly combustible.  The Senate convened a panel to look into the matter, including Saxby Chambliss in his role as a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee.

Imperial Sugar's vice-president of Operations, Graham H. Graham, told the panel that he had warned the company the plant was a disaster in the making.  Chambliss said he doubted his sincerity because he still worked for the company, whereupon Graham replied he stayed to improve bad conditions.  Chambliss did not disclose he got a campaign contribution from Imperial.

OSHA levies $8 million fine on Imperial for safety violations, closes another plant with similar problems:
http://www.nytimes.com/...

VP Ops started trying to clean up plants shortly after he arrived:
http://ohsonline.com/...

Chambliss tries to shift the blame from upper management to whistle-blower:
http://www.ajc.com/...

Lawyer for victims subpoenas Chambliss on his role acting for Imperial Sugar:
http://savannahnow.com/...

Are there no depths to which he wouldn't sink?  His opponent, Jim Martin, is a veteran, an Orange To Blue Democrat, and a great guy besides.  Please help defeat the odious Chambliss and put a real fighter for Georgia in the Senate:

http://www.martinforsenate.com/...
http://www.actblue.com/...

Originally posted to SCFrog on Fri Oct 24, 2008 at 08:37 AM PDT.

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