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Let's just go ahead and start a thread about the coal guy

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Someone was going to do it anyway:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/after-obama-re-election-ceo-reads-prayer-to-staff-announces-layoffs/2012/11/09/e9bca204-2a63-11e2-bab2-eda299503684_story.html

For the chairman and chief executive of Murray Energy, an Ohio-based coal company, the reelection of President Obama was no cause for celebration. It was a time for prayer – and layoffs.

Robert E. Murray read a prayer to a group of company staff members on the day after the election, lamenting the direction of the country and asking: “Lord, please forgive me and anyone with me in Murray Energy Corp. for the decisions that we are now forced to make to preserve the very existence of any of the enterprises that you have helped us build.”

On Wednesday, Murray also laid off 54 people at American Coal, one of his subsidiary companies, and 102 at Utah American Energy, blaming a “war on coal” by the administration of President Barack Obama.”

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hopefully we can get more nuke plants up and running and kill coal completely.

/not that i'm holding out hope.

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Good luck getting new nuke licenses.

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no shiat. too bad people are so short-sighted.

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His company donated 1.4 million to Romney. Wonder if he could have avoided 1 or 2 of those layoffs otherwise.

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He spends his money on electioneering, not research, competitive advantages, or employee retention/pay/etc and then transfers his losses to the people that work for him. Go Go Republican "don't blame us blame Obama"

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If you got laid off by this guy then congratulations, you shouldn't have to work for such a tool.

You can now access the untold wealth of the Obama handouts, so it's a win-win.

Playing games with peoples livelyhood to make a political statement... you stay classy Merle P. Coletrain.

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Welp having guys like this as a backer certainly makes Romney look good.

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Obama breaking out the "Mission Accomplished" flag for this one.

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