Random Thoughts on
Love and Fear
(and anything in between)

April 25, 2010

Sunday Night Not-Springsteen

From reading this news story:

President Obama paid tribute to 29 fallen West Virginia coal miners today by citing the one plea made by families after a deadly explosion this month: "Don't let this happen again."

"How can we fail them?" Obama asked during a memorial service in Beckley, W.Va. "How can a nation that relies on its miners not do everything in its power to protect them?"
As Steve Earle sings in "The Mountain", "There's ghosts in the tunnels ..."