Coal miners in Kentucky have been on strike after not receiving their pay, and they are blocking a coal train until their employers pony up those wages. Senator Bernie Sanders, who has always been a friend to American workers, sent these coal miners 18 pizzas on Monday as a show of solidarity. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins talks about this and what is says about Bernie’s leadership skills and priorities.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced