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  •  Barr's "it's all about coal" play... (3+ / 0-)

    ...made a huge difference.  The irony, of course, is that there are no coal jobs in the 6th district.

    What folks need to understand is that coal is no longer "Kentucky's leading industry," as Paul/McConnell state on a regular basis.  It's not even in the top 10 industries for employment or state GDP.

    If anything, we're a healthcare and auto manufacturing state.  The Corvette plant in Bowling Green, the Ford truck plant in Louisville, the Toyota plant in Georgetown, and all their instate suppliers have swung Kentucky into prime time where the automotive industry is concerned.

    The word "parent" is supposed to be a VERB, people...

    by wesmorgan1 on Sun Oct 27, 2013 at 06:16:44 PM PDT

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