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  •  It's no cleaner than tap water (8+ / 0-)

    In fact, it's often much more unhealthy.

    The city of SF recently banned bottled water from all city functions & buildings. But we are merely a bunch of loony DFHs & Teh Gay around here, so what do we really know, right?


    The best way to save the planet is to keep laughing.

    by LaughingPlanet on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 05:06:52 PM PDT

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    •  Maybe the TeaBaggers will start drinking it (2+ / 0-)
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      since it's rejected by practitioners of San Francisco values.  They'll make their tea with this unholy water, and disappear from the scene that much sooner.

      They only call it Class War when we fight back.

      by lineatus on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 05:21:12 PM PDT

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    •  The SF Chronicle had a great exposé on that (1+ / 0-)
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      They found out that the city water utility office was buying bottled water.  The paper ran an above-the-fold spread of a photo of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, with a blaring headline, "THIS ISN'T GOOD ENOUGH FOR YOU?"

      Perfection.  (At least, that's how I'm remembering it; can't find it online...)

      Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

      by Simplify on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 08:16:41 PM PDT

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