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  •  Just a guess but I'd say Blankenship and (5+ / 0-)

    Massey made it very undesirable to join a union.

    He's retired and Massey has been acquired by another company, but I doubt much will change.

    The idea has been firmly planted that it is the EPA and big government which is creating problems for coal when in fact, the coal isn't going anywhere and it is the corporations which should not be getting subsidies and tax breaks as incentives to continue dangerous and environmentally destructive practices.

    Manchin has been touring and if he doesn't soon switch over to the republican party, he won't have any Dems left who will support him.

    May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house. George Carlin

    by msmacgyver on Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 07:10:36 AM PDT

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