18 Oct 2013
October 18, 2013

Reader’s View: We All Support Mining, and Mining Supports Us

October 18, 2013

Duluth News Tribune
Mary Tome

In his Oct. 13 commentary, Joseph Legueri claimed some of those on the Iron Range displaying “We Support Mining” signs are confused about what mining they are supporting. Hopefully I can bring some clarity to the confusion.

If you drink out of a glass, eat out of a bowl, brush your teeth, walk on a sidewalk, have windows in your home or scrub your sink with Ajax, you support mining. If you own a phone, use a computer, watch television or salt your popcorn, you support mining.

If you fish, canoe, drive a car, use a road, refrigerate your food or take a morning shower, you support mining — and mining supports you.

Read more: http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/280832/group/Opinion/