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If you complain about the water dept., the terrorists have won

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by dixiehack, Jun 22, 2013.

  1. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation would like you to know that if you complain about the quality of the water supply without a good reason, they will literally make a federal case out of it.


    Would water boarding with polluted water violate the Geneva Comvention?
  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Boy, that sets a new standard for outlandishness and intimidation.

    Also brings up a bugaboo of mine: TDEC said it was looking into what had been said at the meeting and that Smith would not be available for comment.

    Is he not coming to work? Can he not be contacted in any way? He is not unavailable for comment simply because someone in the office says he is unavailable for comment. If he says he doesn't want to talk or to get the fuck out of his face, that's fine (and the latter would be even more newsworthy), but he is a public official and he is not unavailable for comment simply because the department spokeswoman says so.
  3. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Well-Known Member

    "Terrorism" is a wonderfully malleable label. Apparently people who document animal cruelty are, like those who complain about water quality, in league with al Qaeda.


  4. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    This jagoff needs fired immediately. And while we're at it, seems threatening of civil liberties by a public official should be deemed terrorism. Smith needs a nice stint at Gitmo to remind him he's supposed to serve the public, not intimidate it.
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