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Want a better society? Stay the hell off social media.

The headline on Nov. 20 screamed from the pages of the Standard and Poor Global Market Intelligence website: “US coal jobs down 24 percent from the start of Trump administration to latest quarter.”

As board chairman of the Kentucky Oil & Gas Association, an executive with Diversified Gas & Oil Corporation in Pikeville, and a life-long resident of the commonwealth, I witness the good our industry does for Kentucky every day.