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Sep. 13, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Obama wrong on coal, Syria issues

Reading your article "Patriot Coal to idle southern W.Va. mine complex," it looks like Obama's war on coal has claimed another victim -- or more appropriately, about 200 more victims. Two hundred West Virginia families will now be without jobs and the paychecks that feed families as well as create jobs in the local economy. But what's that to a liberal socialist with a left-wing loony agenda based upon junk science?

Obama sucks at creating jobs, but he sure is a Whiz Kid at killing them. He criticized President Bush over Iraq and Afghanistan, but now he wants to involve us in a bigger mess, a civil war in Syria where we have one bunch of devils trying to oust another devil. Assad is undoubtedly an evil dictator that may have gassed his own people, but putting Al Qaeda in power in Syria would make things even worse. When we stick our noses into a fight between two devils, whomever wins, we are still facing a devil.

Obama is a failure that doesn't mind killing coal jobs here or Syrians over there. He professes concern over children being killed in Syria but ignores 1 million innocent lives lost to abortion every year in America.

Bobby May

Hurley, Va.

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