More on Coal:
These are guys who got killed because they worked for companies that
routinely broke the rules put in pace to keep their employees alive.
And there's more. It turns out that the guy in charge of mine safety
for the federal government, Assistant Secretary of Labor Richard Stickler, couldn't
even get approved by the Senate back when it was under Republican control
because his own record on safety issues was so questionable. President Bush had
to put him in with a recess appointment.