October 22, 2021

W.Va. coal miners go after Biden’s green energy plot

Despite posing as a unifying moderate throughout the 2020 campaign, President Joe Biden has moved sharply to the left since taking the Oval Office, and his latest policy push has workers in one key American industry sector sounding the alarm about the economic destruction the administration is set to unleash.

In response to President Biden’s pledge to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by up to 52% by 2030 by shifting way from fossil fuels, coal miners in West Virginia decried the move as potentially devastating to the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Americans, as Fox News reported.

During a White House event on Thursday, Biden announced the controversial goal of halving the nation’s emissions to meet the “moral imperative” of mitigating the effects of what the president referred to as the “climate crisis.” In doing so, the administration set a target that is more than double the commitment made by the Obama administration under the 2015 Paris climate accords, as CNBC noted.

The move drew immediate criticism from those most heavily involved in the coal industry, with Chris Hamilton, president of the West Virginia Coal Association, telling Fox Business, “We’re bracing for the worst here. President Biden campaigned on eliminating coal-fired electricity, and he’s basically taken those initial steps since he’s taken over the White House.”

According to Hamilton, Biden’s plan will result in the loss of massive numbers of jobs across the country and blasted the push as “an absolute forced conversion of our basic electricity system, from the coal-fired generation of electricity to primarily renewable,” according to Fox News.

Though administration officials have continued to assure workers potentially displaced by its environmental initiatives that they will be able to take advantage of new opportunities in the renewable energy sector, coal mining advocates such as Hamilton are doubtful that such employment even exists or is a realistic option for most of those affected.

Similar concerns were raised earlier this year when Biden canceled the the Keystone XL pipeline project, causing the elimination of roughly 11,000 union jobs in the name of furthering his climate agenda. When questioned by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) about what those workers should do next, current Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg simply replied, “we are very eager to see those workers continue to be employed in good-paying union jobs, even if they might be different ones,” making no concrete suggestions about how those positions might actually materialize.

Biden’s apparent indifference to the potentially catastrophic economic fallout from his green energy push was foreshadowed last year when, during a campaign rally in New Hampshire, he paid lip service to the severe hardships resulting job losses might cause, but said – to the stunned silence of the assembled crowd – that perhaps those who currently hold mining jobs should simply learn to code, adding:

Anybody who can go down 3,000 feet in a mine can sure as hell learn to program as well…Anybody who can throw coal into a furnace can learn how to program, for God’s sake.

Not only will the president’s attack on the fossil fuel industry cost American jobs, it will, as Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) highlighted Thursday, raise energy prices and put the country at a significant disadvantage in comparison to global polluters such as China and Russia, facts which matter not to the contingent of radicals clearly pulling Biden’s strings.

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Elina Pop (@guest_1223620)
5 months ago

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MICHAEL (@guest_1223835)
Reply to  Elina Pop
5 months ago

I’m telling you, this Administration is so corrupt and so ‘ANTI AMERICA” it makes me sick. This idiot needs to be in hell where he belongs.

jerry gilbert (@guest_1223850)
Reply to  MICHAEL
5 months ago

got my o. k.

Gillespie (@guest_1224621)
Reply to  jerry gilbert
5 months ago

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Donald Miller (@guest_1224011)
Reply to  MICHAEL
5 months ago

Michael ,
The coal miners are concerned right now and they should be. However , the dumb liberals have not thought this through. They have a big push on right now for electric cars. But those self same cars ALL need to have their batteries charged. That is , charged with ELECTRICITY ! And where is that electricity going to come from? From the generating plants that are going to be burning even MORE coal and oil to generate more electricity. Perhaps even building more generating plants to keep up with the increase in demand. Which in turn will burn even more coal.
The bottom line is …..there is no free lunch !

Yeah me (@guest_1224428)
Reply to  Donald Miller
5 months ago

If you can imagine batteries only last a couple of years at best the piles in the dumps leaking into the waters and the ground and do we really have enough resources to make that many batteries

Melly. (@guest_1224738)
Reply to  Donald Miller
5 months ago

“Think through” appears to be lacking in their DNA. Oooo… maybe THAT’S one of the things secretly included in the mRNA jab for them, not us…

sturgis (@guest_1224284)
Reply to  MICHAEL
5 months ago

Your correct. obozo joes first term in office, is actually the black muslims third term is office! Go back 5 years, don’t these policies seem familiar!? After all obozo is getting his second chance to destroy America!! FACT: Thanks to the muslims mother and father, one, he is a muslim, two, thanks to frank marshal davis he was and still is a member of the communist party!! Why do you think in college he went by the name, barry soetoro!? Also, when soetoro went to george town he and his buddy holder joined the black panthers!!! When he first ran for pres. I had no idea who we was! So, I looked into his history and came up with these facts!!!

Magella Desniege Duhaime (@guest_1224301)
Reply to  MICHAEL
5 months ago

You are exactly right.

Political Observer (@guest_1224350)
Reply to  MICHAEL
5 months ago

I’ll gladly chip in for their tickets.

Yeah me (@guest_1224432)
Reply to  Political Observer
5 months ago

LMAO Count Me In

GARY (@guest_1224438)
Reply to  MICHAEL
5 months ago

amen

rm (@guest_1224614)
Reply to  MICHAEL
5 months ago

This would never happen if my Sen. Robert C. Byrd was still in the Senate…

Terry Bell (@guest_1224858)
Reply to  MICHAEL
5 months ago

After he is shot dead or HUNG !

Cash Web (@guest_1223880)
Reply to  Elina Pop
5 months ago

In 2021 I am making a good salary from home $7300-$9600/week, which is amazing, under a year back I was jobless in a horrible economy. I thank God every day I was blessed with these instructions and now it’s my duty to pay it forward and share it with Everyone,

Here is what I do. ——->> http://www.works79.com

Rev4God (@guest_1223760)
5 months ago

MMMMMMM hang joe

James (@guest_1223764)
5 months ago

Commie joe Biden

James (@guest_1223766)
5 months ago

Commie joe Biden can eat my sh-t

Yeah me (@guest_1224436)
Reply to  James
5 months ago

He really likes it with a little sulfur and brimstone and sauteed with a little child

cptkirk24k (@guest_1223780)
5 months ago

How cud anyone in his right mind Vote for that Dementia Ridden 79. Year-old Quid Pro Quo. Joe, A freaking Basement Dweller and his Crime Family. and why has all the MSM suppressed all of Hunters Crimes.??

Robyn (@guest_1223794)
5 months ago

You would think men would be happy ☺ going from $80,000 to a $100,000 a year job to like $35,000 a year job! Why would they be up set? After all $15.00 a hour is such a get wage! After all I’m sure HUNTER would take $15.00 over the MILLIONS HE GOT FROM RUSSIA & CHINA! Joe would work for $15.00 a hour RIGHT!

Michael S Dowling (@guest_1223800)
5 months ago

More of king biden job cuts. This loser is sinking this country. He shows he can kill jobs. Where are the ones he is suppost to make happen.. all to hail with king biden

Donald Miller (@guest_1224035)
Reply to  Michael S Dowling
5 months ago

Michael S Dowling ,
Just listen to the Democrats as they lead you down the primrose path !

James (@guest_1223803)
5 months ago

The trouble with these career politicians is that they just don’t have a clue. No idea what the real world is all about, and they only care about themselves and those they can use to attain and keep power and what they feel is prestige. They don’t care who or how many people they have to walk over to get there either.
At least (most) business people understand that it is the “little guy” who works for them that butters their bread.

KATE (@guest_1223810)
5 months ago

PUT BUMBLIN BIDEN BACK IN THE BASEME NT AND LOCK THE DOOR!

Liz (@guest_1224736)
Reply to  KATE
5 months ago

I’d rather see him in the bottom of a coal mine, with the door locked.

IlliniGuy (@guest_1223814)
5 months ago

Mayhem. Stupidity. Illegal alien invasion. Pipeline cancellation. Cronyism. Dementia. Gaffs. Constant lies. Jibber-jabber Psaki. Vaccine claims. Corporate taxes. Capital gains taxes. Pork programs on legitimate legislation that pays off special interest groups. Bridges to nowhere. Cancel July 4. Very finely done, Joe. You’re a **cking moron!

Jesse (@guest_1223820)
5 months ago

The Biden administration is totally out of control. How do we end this clown circus? We won’t be a country if this insanity continues.

John (@guest_1223837)
Reply to  Jesse
5 months ago

Pick up a gun, point it at their heads and pull the trigger. Believe me, you won’t regret doing it.

Donald Miller (@guest_1224066)
Reply to  John
5 months ago

John ,
I must be on their list . Nearly every comment that I make is censured.

Yeah me (@guest_1224452)
Reply to  John
5 months ago

Lol call me!

Bret Hammond (@guest_1223840)
5 months ago

Ho ho, Hi ho we’re out of work because of Joe! We’ll starve to death till he takes his last breath Hi ho, Hi ho, Hi ho, Hi ho!!! Sing it with me America!

Scott (@guest_1223888)
5 months ago

Let all that voted for him foot the bill

Yeah me (@guest_1224458)
Reply to  Scott
5 months ago

You got to be kidding his voters don’t pay taxes they’re the ones milking the system

John Stuczynski (@guest_1223896)
5 months ago

Another industry being destroyed by Biden. Who is next? Is your industry scheduled to be eliminated? The lock down by democratic governors eliminated many small businesses. Now Biden will go after the big businesses. His corporate tax hike will drive many large companies to relocate to foreign countries. More jobs will be lost. What is next?

1-Eddie-1 (@guest_1223957)
5 months ago

There won’t be any jobs for the coal miners, just like there weren’t jobs for the Keystone XL pipeline workers. They’re trying to sell the coal miners a dream so they will be complacent and patiently wait for jobs that will never be there for them. I hope the coal miners tell the administration where they can go.

Melly. (@guest_1224024)
5 months ago

OMG…. really? What an incredibly disrespectful thing to say to and about people who work their pitooties off so he can live the way he has. Why not just kick them in the b**Live? Amazing.

Lemont Cranston (@guest_1224135)
5 months ago

Our Constitution says the government “exists” to serve “We the People”. Where do you see any politician serving the people? Least of all, a democrat? It is our “will” they are to be upholding, not the “will” of the man behind the curtain! Joe has done “No Good” since he has taken office! Why should “We the People” expect anything more? He has replaced good people w/mental midgets. He has lost more jobs then covid was blamed for shutting down.(covid didn’t close businesses, the governments, state and fed. closed them!They used covid the way they used the civil rights act, as an excuse to knock down doors they couldn’t enter previously.)
George Washington described government this way. “It is not reason; it is not eloquence. It is force. And force, like fire, is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” He compared government to a wood burning fireplace. Fire in the fireplace, it is under control. Fire out of the fireplace, out of control, and it destroys.
The dems are serving the government and not the people. They are out of control and need to be reined in before they cause any more damage. Thomas Jefferson said of tyranny, “The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves from tyranny in government.”

JO ANN (@guest_1224183)
5 months ago

Where is Joe Manchin?

john fudacz (@guest_1224221)
5 months ago

when biden was with that other POS obama he was fighting american values, he was a crook ans so was his democrap coparts!

Marie (@guest_1224226)
5 months ago

How can we fire this senile old fool and all his minions.

Russell (@guest_1224767)
Reply to  Marie
5 months ago

Marie, to get rid of “this senile old fool and all his minions.” Looks like we need to start a “recall” of this individual.
If you could get any Republican, on board, start an “impeachment” in the house and the senate. It has come to that.

Willie1955 (@guest_1224227)
5 months ago

I’d say he is already there and he’s taking all of America with him.

Jim Smith (@guest_1224246)
5 months ago

Biden is is not only demented,foolish and corrupt but he is the biggest F***up I have ever seen ever hold the office; ,he should be arrested for crimes against humanity and for treason against the united states! What an embarrasment for the american people, I have never seen any president do more damage to this country than this P.O.S.

Stephen Russell (@guest_1224272)
5 months ago

ALL Coal miners Unite on issue with Fracking too
Make stand in DC.
His taxes & regulations will Kill Green Deal anyway

Irene C Grooms (@guest_1224293)
5 months ago

i just hope for a better tomorrow for all.

LINDA (@guest_1224296)
5 months ago

OL JOE NEEDS TO BE IMPEACHED ALONG WITH HARRIS, THE STUPID SPEAKER , CHUCKIE BOY AND THE REST OF THE DEMORACTS. THEY ARE ALL CRAZY, STUPID AND SHOULD NOT BE IN OFFICE. OUR SO CALLED LEADERS ARE GOING FURTHER INTO THE DIRTY SWAMP. MAYBE THEY WILL NOT COME BACK UP TO THE LIGHT.

George Foster (@guest_1224378)
5 months ago

did your unions vote this dummy in . if so , you get what you voted for. he told everyone what he was going to do.

BC (@guest_1224418)
5 months ago

WE NEED this Bastard OUT ASAP (Fraud elected this Village IDIOT) and let TRUMP fix the MESS they have made of our country. BIDEN has NO CLUE but hands over control to others (OBAMA) and they are masters at screwing thing up! WE NEED them out before they put us past the mark of NO RETURN!! Speak up America before these communist destroy the USA!!!!

Yeah me (@guest_1224455)
5 months ago

Being on a chain gang on a rock pile might change their minds

Yeah me (@guest_1224463)
5 months ago

I need a bumper sticker that says “DONT BLAME ME, I VOTED FOR TRUMP”!

carol exposito (@guest_1224490)
5 months ago

This administration is being run by the MARXISTS in Congress. Joe Biden is a hapless old has-been who can’t stand up straight for more than 20 minutes at a time. He has the COMMUNIST, picked by Obama, to be the Veep waiting in the wings! I only hope we can hold on to our republic until the next election.

Jim (@guest_1224562)
5 months ago

Besides the fact that Sleepy is an idiot, and so are the rest of these green new deal morons, they keep trying to push something that it not achievable with today’s technology, not even close. Their push for electric cars is ridiculous, not realistic, and the cost is astronomical. Coal is not the future, everyone knows that, but you don’t stop using something when there is no viable alternative, though nuclear is the best option for the future. This fight has to be fought by the states, because if they join together to take on these corrupt politicians in Washington, and the corrupt corporations that support them. The the communist states do what they wish, because the rest of America doesn’t want, or need their intrusion.

Joe from Georgia (@guest_1224563)
5 months ago

Time to declare the CREEP mentality incompetent and declare all of the EO’s null and void. We might stand a chance to straighten his mess up. CREEPY Joe could mess up a soup sandwich

Liz (@guest_1224749)
Reply to  Joe from Georgia
5 months ago

You see a recently posted article showing the very strong similarities between the signatures of demented Joe and his money grubbing wife on many of those documents he has “signed”?

Vern Fisher (@guest_1224595)
5 months ago

All I can say is that when DC becomes a State then the government won’t exist any more as the WH will not be in power just like the rest of the States who also have a Capitol and they are the government of the United States of America. So where does that leave the Idiots in the State of DC do as they will not be in power over anything Useful. Are we going to listen to the Idiots of a state?

Holy Monk (@guest_1224644)
5 months ago

Is there anyone left in Congress, that has the guys to go after the President and his corrupt, lying advisors? Why should we send anyone to do what the people want, when the leadership of Biden, Harris, Pelosi and Schumer don’t care and do as they want. They all should be impeached.

Sue (@guest_1224726)
5 months ago

The most reasonable and viable solution is to impeach Biden and Harris. Then strip Pelosi and all the other unworthy Democrats of their positions.

John Galt (@guest_1224752)
5 months ago

All we do is talk, while bidet and his ilk destroy our country.

Severa (@guest_1224778)
5 months ago

Americans including myself are very angry and this fool continues to destroy our America. For God’s sake you all in the White House and congress who does not agree with the workers in America need to find yourselves another job cause you are failing The very people Who pay taxes and feed you all your big pay checks and you are not earning it. You care more about the other countries in the world than Our country the USA SO GO FIND YOU ALL ANOTHER JOB CAUSE YOU ARE NOT CUTTING IN OUR GOVERNMENT. GO AWAY AND LEAVE AMERICANS ALONE AND GO DO YOUR JOBS SOME WHERE ELSE IN THE COUNTRIES YOU ALL LOVE SO MUCH WITH OUR TAX DOLLAARS THE BUCK STOPS HERE FOR YOU ALL INCOMPETENT IDIOTS. THAT’S MY TAKE.

Laura Wagner (@guest_1224819)
5 months ago

History is just not taught now. 1. The ‘environmentalists’ have been saying that the world will end if something is not done since the early 1920s. (They were lying then and now.) 2. They have continued to come up with more fear tactics about every 10 years. (They continue to lie.) 3. The democrats who “Follow the science” are doing no such thing. (They exclude any data that does not fit their agenda.) 4. The most recent line said that the world will end in four years. (More completely unbelievable B.S.)

These science morons are attempting to sell you fear to keep themselves in power and money. Do not fall for it! Ignore the idiots in Washington and their laws. Continue to live as you know you should and let them choke on their own bile.

William Smith (@guest_1224978)
5 months ago

Ever notice that this rag lets the scammers on the comment section with an obvious come on but they continue to censor people for an actual view point?

Walter k Wermuth (@guest_1224986)
5 months ago

I did but I don’t see it now.

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