Coal Miner's Water - A Terrorist Plot?

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Jason Jones calls for a congressional investigation into the massive intelligence failure leading up to the West Virginia chemical spill. (3:50)

[LAUGHTER]WHAT IS THE NAME OF COMPANY THAT

EXPLOITED THE LACK OF SCRUTINYAND REGULATION OF THE TOXIC

CHEMICAL INDUSTRY SINCE 1991?

>> A COMPANY CALLED FREEDOMINDUSTRIES.

>> Jon: ARE YOU (bleep)KIDDING ME?

[LAUGHTER]OF COURSE.

WHY NOT?

WHY NOT IN REALITY HAVE IT NAMEDTHE SAME AS IT WOULD BE IN THE

SATIRICAL HBO MOVIEABOUT A TOXIC CHEMICAL COMPANY.

A BRITISH PERSON HAS TO APPEARAND APOLOGIZE FOR IT WHETHER

IT'S BP TO THE GULF OR PIERSMORGAN LEAVING A POOL PARTY.

YOU KNOW WHAT YOU DID (bleep).

FREEDOM INDUSTRIES GARYSOUTHERN.

>> THIS INCIDENT IS EXTREMELYUNFORTUNATE, UNANTICIPATED AND

WE ARE VERY, VERY SORRY FOR THEDISRUPTION TO EVERYBODY'S DAILY

LIFE THAT THIS INCIDENT HASCAUSED.

>> Jon: ON THE PLUS SIDE, LOOKHOW MUCH EASIER IT IS TO FISH

NOW.

[ LAUGHTER ]YOU JUST SCOOP!

[LAUGHTER]FOR MORE WE GO TO JASON JONES

LIVE TONIGHT IN WEST VIRGINIA'SKANAWHA COUNTY.

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US.

PLEASE, YOU CAN IF YOU WANT.

I DON'T CARE.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]JASON FIVE DAYS NOW WITHOUT

WATER.

THE PEOPLE OF WEST VIRGINIA MUSTBE PRETTY --

>> THIRSTY, JON.

THEY ARE THIRSTY AND ALSOFILTHY.

THIRSTY AND FILTHY BUT MOST OFALL ANGRY BUT I HAVE TO SAY WE

WERE WARNED THIS WAS COMING.

>> AN AGGRESSOR NATION OREXTREMIST GROUP COULD

CONTAMINATE THE WATER SUPPLY.

>> THE POTENTIAL TO LEAVE ENTIREREGIONS WITH CONTAMINATED WATER.

>> THERE'S BEEN DOCUMENTSUNCOVERED THAT POINT TO AL QAEDA

WANTING TO HIT OUR WATER SUPPLY.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

IT'S ENHANCED INTERROGATIONTIME.

LISTEN NO WATERBOARDING WE'REDOWN TO OUR LAST BOTTLE OF

POLAND SPRING.

>> Jon: YOU ARE ONE OURPROGRAM'S FINEST JOURNALISTS.

>> YES, I AM.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: SO YOU KNOW THIS WAS

IN NO WAY A TERROR ATTACK.

>> OF COURSE IT WAS WHICH IS WHYWE'LL DO WHATEVER IT TAKES,

SPEND WHATEVER IT COSTS, INVADEANY COUNTRY THAT MIGHT BE

HARBORING THESE MONSTERS ANDSUSPEND WHICHEVER ARTICLE OF THE

CONSTITUTION IT TAKES UNTILWE'RE SAFE AGAIN.

>> Jon: JASON IT WASN'TTERRORISM.

DON'T LISTEN TO THEM.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]IT WASN'T TERRORISM!

THIS WAS AN INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT.

>> INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT?

>> Jon: WHAT?

>> SO WHAT THE -->> Jon: YES.

>> SO WHAT THE (bleep) AM IDOING HERE?

>> Jon: JASON, NO, COME BACK.

>> WHAT?

>> Jon: THERE'S STILL A JUICYSTORY HERE.

THE CHEMICAL TANKS HADN'T BEENINSPECTED IN 23 YEARS.

THIS DISASTER COULD HAVE BEENPREVENTED WITH SIMPLE COMMON

SENSE REGULATION ANDENFORCEMENT.

>> WHOA, WHOA, WHOA AND LIVE INAN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICE STATE.

I WOULD RATHER DRINK A WHOLE VATOF TOXIC LICORICE SLUDGE.

>> Jon: YOU MUST AGREE SOMEONESHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR

WHAT HAPPENED HERE.

OBVIOUSLY.

FIRST OF ALL WE NEED ACONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATION INTO

THIS MASSIVE INTELLIGENCEFAILURE AND FIRE THE C.I.A. AND

N.S.A. AGENTS WHO FAILED TOCONNECT THE DOTS.

>> Jon: JASON, IT WAS NOTTERRORISM!

>> I FORGOT YOU SAID THAT, YEAH.

WHY THE (bleep) AM I HERE?

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: JASON JONES,

EVERYBODY

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