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George W. Bush Caused Mine Collapse (of course)
pundit review ^ | Jan 4, 2006 | kevin

Posted on 01/07/2006 5:28:49 AM PST by Boston Blackie

Coal mine production reached the highest levels in history in recent years. In 2004 coal mining fatalities were near the lowest level in history with 28. Even with the recent high production, MSHA’s accident reduction efforts helped to keep the annual fatality totals nearly 50% lower in recent years compared with totals recorded in the early 1990s.

1. Clinton’s last year in office, 2000, there were 48 deaths in coal mines. In 2004, there were 28

2. The injury rate in 2000 was 6.64, in 2004 it was 5.00

3. Citations for safety violations in 2000: 58,285; Citations for violations in 2004: 64,635 (this would indicate to me more rigorous enforcement under Bush, especially after having cut back on coal industry enforcement jobs as the Democrats claim. Sounds to me like the Clinton administration was asleep at the switch)

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: West Virginia
KEYWORDS: bush; mining; msha; tallmansville; violations

1 posted on 01/07/2006 5:28:50 AM PST by Boston Blackie
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To: Boston Blackie
Bush aimed that lightning strike. We all know he can control the weather as evidenced by the racist results of Katrina. Another perfect Rovian storm.
2 posted on 01/07/2006 5:32:02 AM PST by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: Boston Blackie

Damed statistics again.


3 posted on 01/07/2006 5:34:22 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Don't buy Bose. Their warranty is no good.)
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To: Boston Blackie
All statistic 1993-Q3 2005:

http://www.msha.gov/ACCINJ/ALLMINES.HTM

4 posted on 01/07/2006 5:48:23 AM PST by xcamel (Exposing clandestine operations is treason. 13 knots make a noose.)
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To: Boston Blackie
Thought I heard O'Reilly alluding to the fact that the President's lax attention to mining allowed this to happen.

Anyone hear him say this on Ingraham's show yesterday?

Laura let his comment slide without response.

5 posted on 01/07/2006 7:05:48 AM PST by OldFriend (The Dems enABLEd DANGER and 3,000 Americans died.)
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To: OldFriend
NO No no...its all Clintoons fault.

Remember how he locked up that huge deposit of LOW SULPHER HIGH GRADE COAL as a "park" during his tenure.

The Riaddy clan in Indonesia were very pleased.

6 posted on 01/07/2006 7:47:09 AM PST by spokeshave (Obi-One Chaney and "boots" Condi in '08)
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To: Boston Blackie

Man oh man oh man...that President Bush is one heckuva guy isn't he? What power he unleashes. He's just one heckuva guy to be able to do all of that. Wow...Yipes...gee....zoom, pow, zap and ... well you get the idea. :)


7 posted on 01/07/2006 8:17:43 AM PST by cubreporter (I trust Rush. He has done more for this country than anyone will ever know. He's A++)
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To: Boston Blackie

I hear Bush is visiting the sole survivor right now, trying to disconnect the oxygen.


8 posted on 01/07/2006 8:18:56 AM PST by Casloy
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To: Boston Blackie

It's Bush's fault because the economy is so awful, that people are Forced into working in the coal mines to make a decent wage, and feed their chilun's. :-)


9 posted on 01/07/2006 8:24:28 AM PST by FreedomGuru (Another New Year for Democrats to spread their vile hatred of America.)
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To: spokeshave
The current owner of the mine is a big Klinton donor.

There are some in the media now blaming Governor dufus for knowing that the miners were dead and not letting the families know. His excuses are pathetic.

10 posted on 01/07/2006 11:28:38 AM PST by OldFriend (The Dems enABLEd DANGER and 3,000 Americans died.)
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