News Flint, MI water issue & the Obama Administration

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  1. Boomer

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    Flint Michigan has had an issue with their water supply (mainly lead) for the past two years. Only recently has Obama decided to meet with the mayor to resolve this issue. Coincidence?


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    Dayne Walling- Democrat - Mayor of Flint 2009-15

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    Current Flint mayor
     
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    No it's not a coincidence things just came into light now after people died from legionnaires disease. Why in the hell should the President of the United States know what's going on with the water supply of a minor city in a Republican controlled state. If it weren't for the emergency management stipulation in Michigan's constitution the Republicans would not have taken over Flint and would not have ignored the problems with the water supply. I find it very funny that the day before the feds were coming in to inspect the records that they were stolen.

    The governor of the state of Michigan and emergency manager for the city of Flint are both criminals and should do time.
     
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    thanks Obusha
     
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    someone needs to have their bum spanked over this
    is really wildly unacceptable that this happened here
    flint's seen better days and shit--but it's still in America
    kids should be able to drink the tap water without getting seriously ill


    it's pretty wild
    right?
     
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    Lead detox is no fun.
     
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    This is the way conservatives save money and keep taxes low. What could go wrong?
     
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    Not if it's Led Zeppelin

     
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    whats wrong with America - this thread. People join a "tribe" and every bad thing that happens is the fault of the opposing "tribe". The internet made this problem much, much worse. Sad really.
     
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    government lies to the people... who would have thunk it..
     
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    So the democratic mayor and emergency mayor of Flint, MI are conservatives? And the EPA knew about the problem in February of last year and didn't say shit.
     
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    Democrat run city for 50+ years and the place is shit. Obama will want more government (and gun control).
     
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    The republican governor has to fit in that equation somewhere!
     
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    To shoot the bad water?
     
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    Damn right he does - but it's funny how the other two people whose idea it was in the first place to switch the water supply.
     
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    Democratic mayors in the modern era are affirmative action losers. See Baltimore
     
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    There Emergency Manager is appointed by the Gov, who happens to be a Conservative. In MI, when an Emergency Manager is appointed, the Mayor (and city council) pretty much loses all power whatsoever.
     
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    Right, but they didn't vote to switch it to the Flint River. They voted to make a move from purchasing water from the Detroit system to another pipeline being built.
     
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    JFK Ask not what your country can do for you.

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