Many tRump administration policies and executive actions will worsen cancer rates in this country.
Promoting coal and weakening the EPA, weakening of worker health and safety regs, poor support for education in general, refusing to hold corporations accountable for anything....this list goes on and on.
All those massive tax breaks for corporations and the wealthy? IMO, rates should have increased instead, and much of the new revenue put into education.
All humans should be allowed to mature enough to make sound, rational decisions on their own regarding something that will radically affect their entire adult life.
No culture, religion, government or society should be able to strip any human - male or female - of that basic right.
Just like Faux News, the right-wingers know that on the TV screen, they have to get the instant attention of mature men, so they use attractive women like her and typically show many square yards of cleavage and leg skin to keep them fixated.
Then, the square-jawed white guys with big shoulder pads step in and tell us using lies and deception of how they are going to royally screw us from behind. Rupert Murdoch and Rodger Ailes used this method successfully for many years, and it still works.
Being an older white male myself that was raised to hold women with respect and high regard, I still struggle to understand how and why these women allow themselves to be used as Republican shills, serial liars and sexualized eye-bait.
Did a lot of service jobs up and down the Ohio before retiring, mainly chemical and power plants and mills. Good work ethic, so these folks can adapt. Never forget seeing the shuttered industries and desperate communities on the river, including in Pittsburgh.
That's why it's so important for us to re-capture our government so it works to help people first rather than corporate interests. Corporate America and international corps have shown us hundreds of times that they could care less about people laid off, as plants, stores and mines close to enhance corporate interests.
We should be a taking preemptive smart approach as an industry begins to struggle and start the process of retraining, and give folks basic support until they can make it again on their own. Further, the companies causing the dilemma should be required to help.
tRump did America a terrible disservice by implying that the coal industry can be revived. Having working in many of these plants, I know they are very capital investment intensive in that they require very expensive annual maintenance costs, and then there's the issue of ash disposal that really never has been addressed. Those are among the reasons natural gas drove the last nail in that coffin.
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