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Good afternoon good afternoon folks.
You ladies and gentlemen to American energy corporation century mind.
-- me -- a lot of proud.
And -- of century mind.
And we'd -- to make few statements today and at the end we will.
Give this information to you.
And we'll do a little bit later on.
But we thank you for attending and being part of this today.
Some information to hand out as well as eight pages of signatures from our employees.
To -- -- at that time.
And I think we're going to do them my.
Gentlemen here will help us with that.
A couple letters elect through.
a -- Stand on -- As well was the current media and how they represented us the coal miners here centering on and the coal industry.
-- letter to President Obama.
This was mailed him today by the -- He reads as follows.
Dear President Obama.
We're writing as the employees of American energy.
Century mine in bells and Ohio.
You have approved in a running television campaign ads.
About the Mitt Romney event that was held -- our century coal -- These -- -- That we were forced.
-- -- -- -- And that is blatantly false.
There are numerous false statements.
And absolute lies.
Concerning our participation in this back.
-- -- Mostly started by local shock jock radio host.
-- approve or is attached to these ads.
You may not wish to support these mistress.
Why would you lie about the 500 working miners.
Who have signed this letter.
We the employees -- century mind.
Would request you're immediately stop.
Thank you century -- Torre's.
And I have or signatures attached to that.
Next I have a letter.
That -- sent to a local radio host in -- valley.
And it -- just follows.
We're writing to you regarding the governor Mitt Romney event held on August 14.
And American energy corporation centering on.
In additionally what it meant to the hourly employees.
To host a presidential candidate.
That we believe in and endorse.
And I want to emphasize its next -- We voluntarily.
Attended the event.
And take great offense.
To the disingenuous reporting.
Of the event by U.
And other media outlets.
There -- five points in particular that I want to make here.
The following -- list of facts.
About the hourly employees involvement at that event.
And the corrections.
To -- inaccurate reporting.
We want to make it very clear that no chlorine was -- attend the event.
There were no attendance records taken for hourly employees.
There -- absolutely no penalties.
To those who did not -- -- Volunteer.
-- Number four.
Due to security reasons.
The only -- involved whatsoever.
What's for transportation purposes.
And this was thoroughly explain to us.
-- had to be done by the advance team of mr.
They had to have records of who was coming on the property.
It was an honor.
To host this important event.
For governor Romney.
Begin addressing mr.
Believe -- -- here today.
Your so called sources.
Have made accusations against our company.
Yet remain -- Unnamed.
We have proudly signed our names to this statement.
These so called sources.
Are likely discharged.
We're just Ronald former employees.
This was a great day.
But employees American energy.
And your negative one sided reporting has created a disservice.
To our company into us.
You see mr.
There is a war on -- And we do want to protect our jobs.
Money jobs are being eliminated coal fired power plants -- -- shut down.
From the president Obama's actions and policies.
We the other -- support governor Romney.
And reject President Obama and those like Sherrod Brown.
Are job killers.
-- -- -- -- These great men behind me.
Our spouses our children.
Our parents and our grandparents thoroughly enjoyed this event a once -- a lifetime event.
Right here in -- -- -- out.
This is our statement.
And our signatures.
-- shock jock tactics.
The under side.
And I have attached.
And their signatures.
Standing behind me.
Are proud Americans.
Proud coal miners.
Proud citizens of this great country.
Proud members of the Ohio valley who we live in.
-- damp problem.
-- -- -- valley workers.
As you all know.
The economy has been tough for all of us.
This is a great profession.
He's a great workers were proud to be a part of it part of Murray energy.
We support honor a 100%.
We asked that the media but let's embrace.
-- embrace what it does for all of us.
-- -- together and what we do.
Now we'll say as -- -- route we will have we have up over 500 -- users from our people.
And we'll have those available to you.
I have some with us today the eight pages and if he needs some additional.
While others early next week.
Yeah a couple -- prisoners we have shipped work couple crews were not available not here at the time so.
That's the reason for some of our signatures that -- not with us today.
Can entertain any questions today.
I'm gonna have mine my.
My workers gave you this information if if you would.
Guys help -- with that.
Well thank you all for attending today.
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