Fire Hydrant Protection

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Fire Hydrant Protection

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-15/cities-raise-alarms-over-epa-s-surprise-hydrant-lead-rule.html

You didn't even know it, but Uncle Sam is protecting you from dangerous fire hydrants. At a time when cities are struggling to balance their budgets the EPA has made pretty much all fire hydrants illegal. Never mind the 2,000-3,000 people who die in fires every year- the EPA will protect you from lead in a water source you will never drink from. Instead of the obvious solution of simply never using hydrants for drinking water, a rare practice, they ban hydrants. Of course, their real concern ought to be: who will be stupid enough to keep voting for idiots if lead is eliminated?

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Beyond Saving wrote:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-15/cities-raise-alarms-over-epa-s-surprise-hydrant-lead-rule.html

You didn't even know it, but Uncle Sam is protecting you from dangerous fire hydrants. At a time when cities are struggling to balance their budgets the EPA has made pretty much all fire hydrants illegal. Never mind the 2,000-3,000 people who die in fires every year- the EPA will protect you from lead in a water source you will never drink from. Instead of the obvious solution of simply never using hydrants for drinking water, a rare practice, they ban hydrants. Of course, their real concern ought to be: who will be stupid enough to keep voting for idiots if lead is eliminated?

Pipes never rot or leak, you know like ships never spill oil or deep water wells never break.

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Brian37 wrote:Pipes never

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Pipes never rot or leak, you know like ships never spill oil or deep water wells never break.

And that poses a public health threat how?

If, if a white man puts his arm around me voluntarily, that's brotherhood. But if you - if you hold a gun on him and make him embrace me and pretend to be friendly or brotherly toward me, then that's not brotherhood, that's hypocrisy.- Malcolm X


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Unbelievable.

Unbelievable.

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