Coal Company Announces Layoffs In Response To Obama Win

Source: James O’Toole  / CNN Money

NEW YORK – A coal company headed by a prominent Mitt Romney donor has laid off more than 160 workers in response to President Obama’s election victory.

Murray Energy said Friday that it had been “forced” to make the layoffs in response to the bleak prospects for the coal industry during Obama’s second term. In a prayer circulated by the company, CEO Robert Murray said Americans had voted “in favor of redistribution, national weakness and reduced standard of living and lower and lower levels of personal freedom.”

“The American people have made their choice. They have decided that America must change its course, away from the principals [sic] of our Founders,” Murray said in the prayer, which was delivered in a meeting with staff members earlier this week.

“Lord, please forgive me and anyone with me in Murray Energy Corporation for the decisions that we are now forced to make to preserve the very existence of any of the enterprises that you have helped us build.”

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  • MARYKAY SUPPA

    ABOUT THE COAL MINERS THIS DOESNT MAKE OBAMA LOOK BAD,IT MAKES THE OWNER OF THE BUSINESS LOOK BAD FOR NOT STANDING BY HIS WORKERS AND FAILING TO MAKE THINGS WORK,HES TURNING HIS BACK ON HIS EMPLOYEES AND BLAMING OBAMA FOR HIS LACK OF WILLINGNESS TO AT LEAST TRY .TAKING AWAY THEIR JOBS BECAUSE HIS BUDDY THAT WAS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT LOST IS A SICK SELFISH REASON.

  • Naw he just wasted all his money on Romney election and now he”s making his employees foot the bill

  • jean pierre

    @Ryan,
    Why can’t you go kill yourself? You are a piece of garbage. IDIOT Bald head shit!
    A gun shot in the head will help the country!!!

  • just wondering

    Now we know.Whats the real reason?