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    the plant owner, and all the employees - it's not a big faceless company. The mayor is a volunteer firefighter. (I've been in a town where the mail isn't delivered, and everyone picks it up at the post office. West sounds like that kind of place.)

    (Is it time for the pitchforks and torches yet?)

    by PJEvans on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 08:15:24 AM PDT

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    •  So? I don't get your point. They ran a sloppy (1+ / 0-)
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      dangerous business that resulted in the death and destruction of people, homes, institutions and schools.

      Why the fuck would anyone feel sorry for the owners?

      Physics is bulls**t. Don't let them fool you. Fire IS magic.
      (Facts brought to you by the Party of the Future - the GOP)

      by Pescadero Bill on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 09:27:09 AM PDT

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      •  Farming attitude and values (0+ / 0-)

        Things go wrong on a farm that aren't anyone's fault, so you just get stoic about things. They may figure that their neighbor with the fertilizer company just got wiped out by bad luck.

        Freedom isn't free. Patriots pay taxes.

        by Dogs are fuzzy on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 01:11:31 PM PDT

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