In this radio interview with the San Francisco Gate on 2008-01-17, Barack Hussein Obama promises to bankrupt the coal industry. Currently, over 120 thousand people are employed in the coal industry … mostly in Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Indiana, and West Virginia. In some areas of our country, coal power is a principal energy supply.
Thank you Obama. You have promised to put 120,000 hard-working blue-collar workers in the unemployment line. And, at the same time, you’ve pledged to skyrocket electricity costs for millions of middle-class Americans.
Here’s a direct quote from the U.S. Department of Energy about coal: