Ohio Miners Ask President Obama To Stop the ‘Absolute Lies’

snipe 2012/10/14 03:43:17

BEALLSVILLE - Coal miners at the American Energy Corp. Century Mine
said they want President Barack Obama to stop what they term "the war
on coal" - and to stop spreading "mistruths" about them.

gathered Friday afternoon to express their opposition to Obama's energy
and environmental policies, which they believe threaten their jobs.
Miner Mitch Miracle read aloud a letter the miners mailed to Obama that
outlines some of their concerns.

The miners said Obama's campaign team is running ads filled with
"blatantly false" statements about the miners regarding their
participation in Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's August
campaign stop at the Century Mine. These ads assert that the miners
were forced to attend the event by the mine's owner, Robert Murray.

"There are numerous false statements and absolute lies concerning our
participation in this event, mostly started by a local 'shock jock'
radio host," the miners' letter to Obama states. "Why would you (Obama)
lie about the 500 working miners who have signed this letter? We, the
employees of the Century Mine would request you immediately stop these
false ads."

Murray then hosted the Romney campaign stop in Beallsville in
August, during which many miners appeared behind Romney as the former
Massachusetts governor spoke about the need to protect coal mining
jobs. In response to the assertion some have made about the miners
being forced to appear with Romney, the miners made several points on

- No employee was forced to attend the event.

- There were no attendance records taken for hourly employees.

- There were absolutely no penalties or reprimands to those who did not attend.

- Due to security concerns for the Romney campaign, there was a list for transportation purposes.

- They were "honored" to host Romney at the mine.

Despite the miners' Friday statements, Ohio Democrats have requested a
federal investigation regarding Murray's campaign contributions and


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  • M. Y. 2012/10/16 16:00:35
    M. Y.
    These poor clueless miners are being manipulated by selfserving conscienceless management that has never, not for one second, cared whether they live or die. They are purely tools to be used and exploited, inside the mines or inside the voting booth.
  • Constitution Believer 2012/10/16 03:31:26
  • Wayne 2012/10/15 15:59:29
    Obama and his lies are the only transparent thing about him!
  • Ukie 2012/10/15 15:09:51
    It's about time someone took him on about his lies. I hope they sue him!! lies hope sue obama dishonest obama dishonest obama no character
  • jerry 2012/10/15 14:13:35
  • Fariborz-Zak 2012/10/15 09:11:09
  • kevjon 2012/10/15 04:12:56
    Mitt is going to kick obama's @ss and Obama knows it. That dirty lying piece of turd.
  • Constit... kevjon 2012/10/16 03:37:20
  • Azrael-In GOD we trust 2012/10/15 02:26:24
    Azrael-In GOD we trust
    I don't figure BO is gonna quit lying (as long as his lips are moving) about coal states.
    WV and Ohio are sick and tired of this administration's putting different mines out of work in our areas. Several coal plants in our area have also shut down.
    People knew how BO felt because of his You Tube video saying he was going to cause the coal plants to go bankrupt in '08. Knowing this would affect our states, its citizens' livelihoods and economy, enough dumb idiots voted for him. It will be interesting to see if these fools who voted for him last time will do a retake.
  • snipe Azrael-... 2012/10/15 02:37:22
    I think a lot of 'em will. No one can be that dumb twice, can they? But, I guess evidence of that dumbness can be found right here on SH!
  • Azrael-... snipe 2012/10/15 02:42:39
    Azrael-In GOD we trust
    You got that right. It seems like those of us who want decent jobs are outcasts in today's society. I will be so glad when Nov. 6 is over. I just hope that it is for the better.
  • Lady Wh... Azrael-... 2012/10/15 12:09:54
    Lady Whitewolf
    And you REALLY think Mittens is going to improve it? PUH-LEEZE....
  • snipe Lady Wh... 2012/10/15 14:54:54
    And you think obama will, or even wants to? He's had four years and we're worse off than when he started. Pull your head outta his butt!
  • Azrael-... Lady Wh... 2012/10/15 19:10:42 (edited)
    Azrael-In GOD we trust
    Yep! And you think that ol' BO is really gonna pull thru for YOU?
  • evangelism_vision 2012/10/15 02:11:42 (edited)
    ************************** ATTENTION OHIO MINERS *******************

    Thank you for the work you do! It's hard and it's dirty and dangerous, Obama wants to put you out of work because he is an Idiot!

    THIS IS WHY YOU NEED TO VOTE FOR ROMNEY, Because He will not let Coal Workers, go to the Unemployment lines.



    **************OHIO IN ADVANCE, THANK YOU *****************************...


    ********************MITT ROMNEY ******************************
  • Larry 2012/10/15 01:37:38
    Oscumma is a dirty lying filthy scumbag and these Libturds that want to re elect a low life piece of crap like him are the same
  • snipe Larry 2012/10/15 01:40:37
    I hear that!
  • ready46xwu 2012/10/15 00:44:05
    and 'so speaks part of AMERICA'!
  • lcky9 2012/10/15 00:17:41
    Looks like MORE than 500 miners will have to stand up and speak out .. MAKE sure there are TO MANY for the MSM to ignore.. let people in other states KNOW when it's being done and IF they don't see it than they can ALL call their local MSM outlet and COMPLAIN.. we don't have much time to get the word out.. time to raise a stink..
  • Studied 2012/10/14 23:42:06
    Ah yes, the usual tactic, request a federal investigation against anyone that opposes Obama. Interesting how this is happening to many who dare to speak out.
  • bill.fleming.77 2012/10/14 22:23:04
    Continual coal production is disruptive to the Administrations plan to keep American dependent on foreign oil. Maintaining the US dependency on foreign oil will accelerate the implosion of the US economy and will create even greater dependency of the citizens on the government. To recreate you must destroy the existing. Once the country is in crisis watch out for the dictatorship. What was it that Obama's right hand man Rahm Emanuel said."You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before", Well I guess if you don't have a crisis laying around I guess you put things in motion to create a crisis
  • phoenix... bill.fl... 2012/10/15 17:26:03
    phoenix AFCL-PWCM
    A few years back, a university in Texas announced that they had developed a process to produce oil from coal at the cost of $ 35.00 per barrel with no negative impact on the environment. Back then, links on the internet were easy to find. Now it is difficult to find links that aren't 404'd. Gee, wonder why that is? Why aren't we jumping all over this? What an elegant, interim solution to our fuel crisis and a wonderful way to use our ample coal reserves. We produce jobs and keep our money out of the hands of those who don't wish us well. Kinda like killing two birds with one stone, hey?
  • bill.fl... phoenix... 2012/11/09 14:35:54 (edited)
    I remember my brother telling me all about this years ago and you are right can not find it anywhere. Yes I believe you are correct very eco friendly. I also think my brother told me there was enough coal to supply the ever growing use to supply the US needs for 200 years. Frustrating that now we have to deal with at least another 4 years of growing oppression. >-{
  • bill.fleming.77 2012/10/14 21:49:38
    Well, well, well the Liberals are really getting desperate now. Totally expected and despicable!
  • gimini210 2012/10/14 20:58:49
    Democrats request an investigation into Murray's campaign donations to Romney, How idiotic to spend more tax dollars to go after another donor to republicans. I am sick of this type of use of our taxes. Look at the taxes used to try to stop donations to republicans. You have the constant raiding of Gibson and nothing ever found but we pay taxes so the government can keep on raiding it, by the way it is the only one who donates to republicans and gets these raids, then the attacks on companies that donate to republicans, and now this guy because he does while Obama has his web site run out of China and it uses funding from the government over there. The whole thing stinks and Americans need to wake up to the fact it isn't just the lies it is the whole use of our government and taxes that stink.
  • phoenix... gimini210 2012/10/15 17:27:43
    phoenix AFCL-PWCM
    Welcome to Chicago 'thugocracy', alive, well and thriving in our White House along with radical, marxists ideologues.
  • heirsoftheking 2012/10/14 20:55:16
    The only thing that can be accomplished from Obama's energy policies is black-outs, brown-outs, higher energy & fuel costs, and long lines at the gas pumps.
  • bill.fl... heirsof... 2012/10/14 21:51:08
    this is his administrations plan always has been and he needs to go in November
  • kaZappoo 2012/10/14 20:48:18
    1st of all >>GOOD FOR THEM

    2nd >> of course bammie is going to spread mis truths ..(LIE)

    any one who believes anything the he says has something wrong with their brain !

    he knows no better !@
  • Ron in Oregon 2012/10/14 19:36:04
    Ron in Oregon
    He will ignore them as usual.
  • Doc Freeman BTO-T-TB~pwcmjla~ 2012/10/14 17:54:01
    Doc Freeman BTO-T-TB~pwcmjla~
    The whole State of Ohio had better tell Obama to stop the war on coal if they hope to keep energy cost down. The State of Ohio has a dependence rate of 86.2% on coal. WV has 97.5%, WI 62.2%, MI 56.7%, PA 55.1%, NC 62.3%, DE 66.9%, CO 70.2%, NM 78.7%. Anyone in these and 15 other States that votes for Obama will be voting to raise their electric rates big time.
  • jackolantyrn356 2012/10/14 15:58:29
    Obama has the Green Party on his side.
  • bill.fl... jackola... 2012/10/14 21:51:59
    Green like the Ohio voters who must be smoking some green to vote for this guy
  • JT For ... bill.fl... 2012/10/15 00:46:03
  • GINGERBREAD 2012/10/14 15:41:08
    This smacks of "BUYER'S REMORSE". Just ask any of them, WHO DID THEY VOTE FOR IN '08? I will bet you that the majority of these same people voted for OBAMA, mmmmmm. Well, all I can say is that everyone is allowed to be stupid once or twice in their lives. BUT DON'T MAKE IT A HABIT OF IT, OKAY?
  • bill.fl... GINGERB... 2012/10/14 21:52:37
    we can't afford for them to be stupid this November
  • Azrael-... GINGERB... 2012/10/15 02:31:25
    Azrael-In GOD we trust
    Most unions vote democratic. Makes no sense when this administration has railroaded jobs clear out of sight.
  • GANGA~Patriotic Revolution ... 2012/10/14 15:39:05
  • bill.fl... GANGA~P... 2012/10/14 21:54:30
    I am afraid the libs would watch this and scream racist since they are all white men. Then I saw the one African American in the crowd, but he must be an Uncle Tom.
  • GANGA~P... bill.fl... 2012/10/14 23:18:44

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