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Execs Responsible for Deadly Mine Disaster Get New Jobs ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION ! !

Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, rights, safety, death, mining, destruction, ethics )

- 2571 days ago -
A little over a year ago, a massive explosion in the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia killed 29 mine workers. According to a newly released independent report commissioned by the state, the explosion was caused by lax safety precautions, shoddy

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Nancy C (806)
Thursday June 9, 2011, 3:39 pm

Carole Sarcinello (338)
Thursday June 9, 2011, 4:46 pm

"You signed this petition on Jun 04, 2011."

But, glad to see you promoting it!


Bonnie B (103)
Thursday June 9, 2011, 4:57 pm
Noted and signed! Thanks, Cher.

Regina P (67)
Thursday June 9, 2011, 6:48 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks

Joan for Peace (413)
Thursday June 9, 2011, 10:32 pm
noted signed tweeted and posted,

Friday June 10, 2011, 1:34 am

Friday June 10, 2011, 2:50 am
Noted and signed.

Carol H (229)
Friday June 10, 2011, 3:24 am
signed and noted

Chris R (80)
Friday June 10, 2011, 6:04 am
Thanks Cher, noted and signed!~

Past Member (0)
Friday June 10, 2011, 11:15 am
signed by the 2 of us and forwarded

liz meesters (176)
Friday June 10, 2011, 11:25 am
signed, thanks

Dave D (0)
Friday June 10, 2011, 12:29 pm
This is how many of the supposedly higher-ups look at people they manage. As if money was more important than a human life. If they can't manage a business properly, get out of the business, and if they repeatedly ignore the regulations they should be forced out by the government.

Lisa Neste (207)
Friday June 10, 2011, 12:45 pm
Signed, thanks!

DORIS L (61)
Friday June 10, 2011, 12:53 pm
Signed. Replace these louts with people who CARE and know the right way to do things.

Dee C (9)
Friday June 10, 2011, 12:56 pm
Thanks for the petition -- I've thought from the first day of the explosion that at least the head of the company should be prosecuted. Massey had numerous safety violations including disabling warning systems. The labor force in their mines were treated as if they were a disposable commodity.

Robert B (60)
Friday June 10, 2011, 1:20 pm
The vile and greedy always look out for only themselves!!!!! They need to be removed from positions of power.

Alice B (241)
Friday June 10, 2011, 1:20 pm
NOTED & SIGNED: With all the execs nationwide who have been downsized out of jobs, and with all the trained/talented younger people needing work, here *have* to be smarter, ethical and more forward-looking people ready to do the work. The former-executive jerks should be making license plates in PRISON.

donald Baumgartner (6)
Friday June 10, 2011, 1:29 pm

Jennifer M (78)
Friday June 10, 2011, 2:28 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks

resignd Cannot remove (139)
Friday June 10, 2011, 2:31 pm
Signed the petition with comments, and noted.
Those responsible for correcting the problems that caused the explosion and deaths of 29 fathers, brothers, sons, grandfathers, uncles, must be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. We are now a third world country where corporations can get away with massive damage because of neglect and are permitted to skate, just like with BP. People who speak out will eventually be punished. Sickening. I believe they should be in prison for homicide.

Ann Breeden (65)
Friday June 10, 2011, 3:02 pm
What a way to go! Signed and noted. Time to put those execs down in the mines.

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday June 10, 2011, 3:11 pm

Past Member (0)
Friday June 10, 2011, 4:31 pm
Try them and convict them and sentence them harshly!!!

Debra Van Way (12)
Friday June 10, 2011, 6:22 pm
Signed, gladly.

Past Member (0)
Friday June 10, 2011, 6:31 pm
Signed. This doesn't make sense. This is like allowing a convicted murderer or pedophile to run a daycare or kindergarten!

Lilo Prinz (23)
Friday June 10, 2011, 6:59 pm
already signed

Charlene Rush (2)
Friday June 10, 2011, 8:00 pm
Of course, these irresponsible mine executives will get new jobs.
Big Business always rewards those who try to $crew the public. Obviously, if they $crew the public, they are saving money for the company.
If anyone cannot see where their priorities lie, they are in deep denial.
Isn't it 'peachy', when executives make the money and the miners take the risks.
AND, to think they don't want the workers to have unions, which would give them a smidgen of safety factors.

wendi huffman (4)
Friday June 10, 2011, 8:25 pm
noted & signed

Alicia N (87)
Friday June 10, 2011, 10:42 pm

Ralph F (67)
Saturday June 11, 2011, 12:34 am
Noted & signed. Execs should be held responsible for their mess-ups just like the rest of us. I know, I know -- what an uppity idea!

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 11, 2011, 12:53 am
It seems America is becoming a country that doesn't make the rich take responsibility for their screw ups. Do the dead guys get to keep their jobs? BP, Wall St.,any one rich and it's a double standard. We better fight for our rights before we lose them. Republicans are the most guilty!

Bistra Staykova (4)
Saturday June 11, 2011, 1:40 am
Yes, indeed...

Ludger W (65)
Saturday June 11, 2011, 2:01 am

Ioana B (132)
Sunday June 12, 2011, 12:52 am
Noted and signed.

lori c (29)
Sunday June 12, 2011, 4:31 pm
Signed and noted, the mining that is going on in WV is a tragedy to the environment, especially Mountaintop Removal. 500 mountains in the Appalachian Mountains have already been destroyed!!!

Ira M (211)
Tuesday June 14, 2011, 11:48 am
Signed and noted. Thank you!
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