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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaHurt View Post
    Yea, get with Dan, he'll hook ya up.
    Yea, due to the new watering laws, I have a couple quarts of "beer" saved up that I am dying to get rid of. Damn, I can start a new business out of this and become a millionaire just by drinking and pissing all day. And I now have my first customer.

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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Water is also necessary for a person to survive. Those who control something like water can control a person's very life.

    If water is indeed a commodity, then I hate to see the following bill, which could be common a couple hundred years from now:

    Dear Sir:

    Your account is 3 days delinquent. We would love to keep providing service to you, but your bill must be paid. Otherwise, we will have no choice but to disconnect your service. We accept MasterCard and Visa, so call one of the registered pay stations, and pay the amount you are behind. After paying your balance, call us with the receipt number, so that we won't have to issue a disconnect order.

    Have a nice day,

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    Am I the only one here that is currently receiving a water bill each month? Or am I missing something?
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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

    Quote Originally Posted by WI Crippler View Post
    Am I the only one here that is currently receiving a water bill each month? Or am I missing something?
    Nah, Dan had a moment. Now he's going to piss away the rest of the day drumming up customers.
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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaHurt View Post
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    I hope it is a Shiner Bock

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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    I hope it is a Shiner Bock
    In light of previous posts, I think you might find it to be Boner Schock
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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaHurt View Post
    In light of previous posts, I think you might find it to be Boner Schock
    Bleh go drink some of your swamp water.

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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    I hope it is a Shiner Bock
    It WAS Shiner Bock. It's now called LaBatt.
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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

    Amazing how all these commodities turn into "rights".

    So here's the deal....to ensure the people of California have the fullest possible access to their "right" to water, the United States is going to pinch off ten square miles of the Artic ice cap, replete with seals and polar bears and cute little artic foxes, and tow it Santa Monica Bay, where it will be wrapped in polyethylene and collected as melt-water.

    Since water has suddenly a human "right", what are the environazis going to say about that?

    Commodities aren't "rights". They're bought and traded. They have a price. Water is one, food is another, medicine is another, sex is on the list, education also, as are housing, entertainment, and getting buried.

    Christ, old time sailors wore a gold earring because that was their price to get buried.

    If someone has to pay for it, it ain't a right.

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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

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    The U.S. blocked the "right" amendment because it wants water to eventually become a commodity. The U.S. is currently experiencing forseeable water shortages across the board. Under NAFTA, it could legally begin transferring water from the Great Lakes (shared by Canada) to other area of the U.S., even via corporate means, for resale.

    Say hello to the future of corporatism.
    As other posters have stated water is already a commodity. It cost money to purify water. It also cost money for all the pipes and to maintain all those pipes underneath the ground that run from your house,water purification plant and water source. Most people have a water bill,if you live in a all bills paid place and then your land lord receives the water bill. If you buy bottled water then that bottled water still has to be extracted from the source, purified,packaged and delivered.
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    Re: Water not recognized as a human right

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarecrow Akhbar View Post
    Amazing how all these commodities turn into "rights".

    So here's the deal....to ensure the people of California have the fullest possible access to their "right" to water, the United States is going to pinch off ten square miles of the Artic ice cap, replete with seals and polar bears and cute little artic foxes, and tow it Santa Monica Bay, where it will be wrapped in polyethylene and collected as melt-water.

    Since water has suddenly a human "right", what are the environazis going to say about that?

    Commodities aren't "rights". They're bought and traded. They have a price. Water is one, food is another, medicine is another, sex is on the list, education also, as are housing, entertainment, and getting buried.

    Christ, old time sailors wore a gold earring because that was their price to get buried.

    If someone has to pay for it, it ain't a right.
    Agree 100%. I really don't even understand how we can argue that a commodity like water is a right. Is the water company violating our "rights" when they bill us? When they shut off service for lack of payment? If some random guy comes up to me and asks for a drink of water, does his "right" to water trump my right to do what I wish with my private property (in this case the commodity known as water)? I am asking these questions somewhat facetiously, but I am genuine in asking what do support this idea mean when they say water is a right?
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