Thursday, August 06, 2015

Quote of the day: Coal vs. Solar

"There are now more than twice as many workers in the fast-growing solar power industry than there are coal miners."
- "Coal Industry Wobbles as Market Forces Slug Away", James B. Stewart, New York Times, 2015-08-06

Are the likes of Sen. Mitch McConnell preventing jobs in solar while protecting jobs in coal?  Also, does he think of the lives destroyed by lax safety standards and the contaminated air and water around towns near coal mines.

Of course not!  Adam Smith warned about those who live by profit over 200 years ago.  They deceive and oppress the public.  See "The Invisible Adam Smith".