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The number one the weather related killer in the US tornadoes no hurricanes.
It's heat and the EPA -- her head honcho Lisa Jackson is passed the protect.
Has launched a deadly war against children and the elderly -- by attacking the coal industry which could have devastating results in the extreme heat plaguing the entire nation.
Joining me now as chairman of the sixty plus association Jim Martin Jim welcome back to show thanks for joining us again.
-- sold the elderly very very vulnerable as this 1000510.
Spreads across country.
What's going us -- tell us what's going -- from your perspective.
Well quite frankly some of the elderly like myself we can afford to keep our.
Air conditioning on in these.
Devastating heat waves that are sweeping the country now you know it's -- reminiscent of about fifteen or sixteen years ago.
People died in a heat wave mostly -- elderly low income seniors who could not afford to keep on their air conditioning.
Analyst Robert earned 41 in the month of July 1995.
Occurred in one weekend one week alone in Chicago I think this ought to send a message to the EPA.
President Obama his hometown of Chicago and mayor Emanuel do something about this don't keep.
Regulating industry EPA right now as saying they've -- as you said they've declared an all out war.
Owned coal fired our power plants look cold coal provides over 50% electricity.
And the country.
And and Costco up electricity -- -- -- -- -- itchy -- -- parent let me address the other the -- cold does more more than 50% of all our our nation's Energy East electric power supplied by.
By coal because it's cheaper it's abundant it's right here in the US meanwhile BP aces.
You know good -- carbon standards they try to pass cap and trade to doing everything in their power to shut down -- Meanwhile there's still producing more -- than ever -- coal energy in China.
But the point is if you were to switch to a greener energy mr.
Obama himself on tape on -- said.
That would necessarily make your power bills skyrocket what would that do -- the elderly and America.
Well quite frankly those making less than 50000 dollars a year 20% of their disposable income right now as used.
It was only about 8% just a few years ago skull that the president was right.
Cost will skyrocket it hurts low income seniors are most book coal is king -- I come from in Kentucky.
Cold we'll save lives in the -- long run that's the bottom line a legal right.
Just a job that doesn't rate -- Jim.
Jim that is in line I had -- anyone it's watching -- -- -- saying cold save lives in -- Jim Martin thank you very much.
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