Thursday, February 09, 2006

What's The Greater Crime: Bare Breasts or Dead Miners?

You decide.

The Indiana AFL-CIO asks trade unionists to observe what the Sago mining tragedy teaches us about our society. Here's a taste:

Total fine levied against CBS for showing Janet Jackson’s breast during Superbowl: $550,000

otal of fines leveled against the coal mine in Sago for 276 violations in 2004 and 2005: $33,600

More of the same here.

(Hat tip to Jon Nelson's Weblog of Wonders for this.)

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