Obama adviser sees West Virginia as tough sell

Apr 22, 2012 Full story: Cybercast News Service

In this Dec. 17, 2011 file photo, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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torch

Charlottesville, VA

#1 Apr 22, 2012
So much hope and change jobs there thanks to trying his satanic best to close down coal plants
ustabearepug

Sapulpa, OK

#2 Apr 23, 2012
I have a neighbor that worked in those coal mines, he can't breath on his own, carry's a oxygen tank around so he can breath, Obama is thinking about those miners lungs and the environment, if you don't have to work in those mines it is easy to criticize one that has other peoples health an issue
Pat

United States

#3 Sep 14, 2012
I don't think mining companies, at least in my area, hire a lot of people anymore. They mostly use machinery now to extract coal. Most of the heavy equipment operators are hired out of state or far away from the communities where they work. The only thing the coal industry is doing now is scarring the land with very little benefit for the local economies. It's time we look for more environmentally friendly industries to bring jobs to the state.
TEX

Palmyra, VA

#4 Sep 18, 2012
Pat wrote:
I don't think mining companies, at least in my area, hire a lot of people anymore. They mostly use machinery now to extract coal. Most of the heavy equipment operators are hired out of state or far away from the communities where they work. The only thing the coal industry is doing now is scarring the land with very little benefit for the local economies. It's time we look for more environmentally friendly industries to bring jobs to the state.
Wind mills? the hot air from DC should be worth a fortune solar power is nice but underused beause no one has figured how to charge you for sunlight we are already wasting food supplies to ruin our car engines(hoses etc)lets make huge tax benefits to enviironmental firms, so it can be sipohned off th the unions and the dimorat party (undr the table of course)
TEX

Palmyra, VA

#5 Sep 18, 2012
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