In wake of the coal industry’s collapse – West Virginia is facing a 270 million dollar budget crisis – and it’s setting the stage for anti-American-Government Republicans to destroy the state’s government. Thom Hartmann discusses this.

Thom is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. His national daily progressive radio talk show is distributed to radio stations nationwide by Westwood One, Pacifica, and Free Speech TV. More people listen daily to the Thom Hartmann Program than any other progressive talk show in the nation.