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1 alinuxguru  Mon, Mar 18, 2013 12:52:14pm

Well, if these coal miners would have died an early death in the mines like they were supposed to, these job creators would not have to undergone the Herculean task of re-incorporating. Moochers. /

2 Skip Intro  Mon, Mar 18, 2013 12:58:17pm

When we finally get the Ayn Randian government the right so desperately wants, we’ll be able once again to send children into the mines, pay them next to nothing, and count on them dying before they hit 40. Now that’s freedom!

3 Blue Point  Mon, Mar 18, 2013 3:12:02pm

They are Mother Fuckers. Plain. Simple. Mother. Fuckers.

John Prine
Paradise

When I was a child my family would travel
Down to Western Kentucky where my parents were born
And there’s a backwards old town that’s often remembered
So many times that my memories are worn

Chorus:
And daddy won’t you take me back to Muhlenberg County
Down by the Green River where Paradise lay
Well, I’m sorry my son, but you’re too late in asking
Mister Peabody’s coal train has hauled it away
Well, sometimes we’d travel right down the Green River
To the abandoned old prison down by Adrie Hill
Where the air smelled like snakes and we’d shoot with our pistols
But empty pop bottles was all we would kill

Repeat Chorus:
Then the coal company came with the world’s largest shovel
And they tortured the timber and stripped all the land
Well, they dug for their coal till the land was forsaken
Then they wrote it all down as the progress of man

Repeat Chorus:
When I die let my ashes float down the Green River
Let my soul roll on up to the Rochester dam
I’ll be halfway to Heaven with Paradise waitin’
Just five miles away from wherever I am

4 Aligarr  Mon, Mar 18, 2013 7:20:18pm

Although Blue Point’sFIRST sentence says it all , there are too many fucking ignorant people in this country who ignore the the history of the Coal Industry and places like Matewan . If you like the way the coal miners have been treated and continue to be treated, then you are a conservative/republican .Or as Blue Point so succinctly put it ” A Muther Fucker ” .


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