November 9, 2012
Utah Company Blames Obama's 'War on Coal' for 100+ Layoffs
Hat tip: KSL.com Utah
A Utah coal company owned by a vocal critic of President Barack Obama has laid off 102 miners.
The layoffs at the West Ridge Mine are effective immediately, according to UtahAmerican Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Murray Energy Corp. They were announced in a short statement made public Thursday, two days after Obama won re-election.
The layoffs are necessary because of the president's "war on coal," the statement said.
ObamaCare, ObamaEnergy, ObamaDebt, ObamaTaxes... The layoff count is growing.