Published on June 26th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan4
Coal Country Senator Says Big Coal Needs to Stop Lying
June 26th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
Anyone who looks into Big Coal’s claims know that it’s full of poop. But when you’re pumping millions and millions into local, state, and federal politicians, you’re actually able to confuse and trick a ton of people. Big Coal is one of the most notorious swindler machines on the planet. So, it was pretty awesome to see this video below of a West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller tearing into the lies currently spread by Big Coal. Check it out, along with the full post preceding it:
Video: Coal country Senator says it’s time big coal stopped lying and faced reality (via Red Green & Blue)
Wow. After years of bowing to his state’s all-powerful coal barons, West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller took to the floor of the Capitol Wednesday to denounce them. Rockefeller accused big coal of using scare tactics and lies to bully people over environmental regulations. And he says it’s time…
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