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Kingshakabobo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-01-07 08:40 AM
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86. What you got against Florida?
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  -Should our public drinking water be floridated? Toots  Sep-30-07 09:38 AM   #0 
  - State government or federal? I oppose the feds getting involved.  Selatius   Sep-30-07 09:39 AM   # 
  - hooboy, here we go  AZDemDist6   Sep-30-07 09:39 AM   #1 
  - ...  blondeatlast   Sep-30-07 09:53 AM   #8 
  - Here where I live in NY it's by town. My town is the only one that doesn't floridate and  OmmmSweetOmmm   Sep-30-07 09:41 AM   #2 
  - Only an idiot is against floridation of the water supply  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 09:43 AM   #3 
  - I think it's sad...  skids   Sep-30-07 09:47 AM   #6 
  - When people suggest taking away the single greatest advance in dentistry  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 03:39 PM   #31 
     - Floridation is good when applied topically but not so good when taken internally.  Toots   Sep-30-07 04:34 PM   #43 
  - Only an idiot is for floridation of the water supply  Mika   Sep-30-07 09:49 AM   #7 
  - At least I'm an idiot with some teeth still in my head  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 03:37 PM   #30 
     - LOL! That is pretty comical.  leftchick   Sep-30-07 04:38 PM   #44 
  - You do realize that fluoride is a poison right? n/t  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 03:39 PM   #32 
  - You realize that people need teeth, right?  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 03:40 PM   #33 
  - I have never drank fluoride water, nor used fluoride toothpaste and have all my teeth.  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 03:42 PM   #34 
     - You =/= everyone  cgrindley   Sep-30-07 03:44 PM   #35 
     - Why should I ingest poison because someone is unwilling to brush after each meal and floss?  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 03:46 PM   #37 
        - Myth: Fluoride accumulates in the body and causes a form of poisoning.  Breeze54   Sep-30-07 06:18 PM   #66 
     - How did you manage to avoid it?  Breeze54   Sep-30-07 06:12 PM   #64 
  - Too much dihydrogen monoxide can kill you too. Ban dihydrogen monoxide!  uppityperson   Sep-30-07 03:46 PM   #38 
     - Add fluoride your dihydrogen monoxide and you will die with half the ingestion.  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 05:30 PM   #56 
  - Only an idiot with absolutely no understanding of organic chemistry would even post that.  greyhound1966   Oct-01-07 02:25 PM   #95 
  - Being Colorado Springs born and raised  rockymountaindem   Sep-30-07 09:43 AM   #4 
  - Tough call - I grew up with it, and have great teeth, but my sister  mvccd1000   Sep-30-07 09:47 AM   #5 
  - And then there's this on the subject from  anotheryellowdog   Sep-30-07 09:55 AM   #9 
  - Thanks for posting that  awoke_in_2003   Oct-01-07 10:01 AM   #90 
  - Public health may want somethings in and somethings out.  HereSince1628   Sep-30-07 09:57 AM   #10 
  - Why can't it be a personal Choice?  bahrbearian   Sep-30-07 10:02 AM   #11 
  - No. They can't reliably...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 12:06 PM   #29 
  - Yes...nt  SidDithers   Sep-30-07 10:03 AM   #12 
  - "Mandrake, we need to preserve our precious bodily fluids."  originalpckelly   Sep-30-07 10:05 AM   #13 
  - I am a dentist,, a former university professor,  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 10:09 AM   #14 
  - I suspect that's because fluoridation is a commie plot.  originalpckelly   Sep-30-07 10:11 AM   #15 
     - ...and the last Commie in the Western Hemisphere  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 10:14 AM   #16 
  - "International Communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids."  faygokid   Sep-30-07 10:14 AM   #17 
  - no to floride - it even makes toilet parts wear out fast  donsu   Sep-30-07 10:35 AM   #18 
  - first you better learn to spell it right...FLUORIDE  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 10:38 AM   #19 
  - tell that to the plumber that just fixed my toilet  donsu   Sep-30-07 11:28 AM   #24 
     - Because he is a dentist and has been educated in the benefits of fluoride even if it kills you. n/t  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 03:44 PM   #36 
     - That's a remark reserved for 'the other site'.  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 04:42 PM   #46 
        - Children who drink water with fluoride are more likely  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 05:10 PM   #49 
        - To see you and raise you one...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 05:16 PM   #51 
           - Yes of course the only way you can respond to children with ADHD and Autism  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 05:27 PM   #55 
              - your argument is fallacious...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 05:31 PM   #57 
                 - But didn't they teach you in your dental school  MiltonF   Sep-30-07 05:35 PM   #58 
                    - No...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 05:50 PM   #61 
                    - link to the claim that children who drink fluoridated water have higher rate of autism.  uppityperson   Sep-30-07 06:24 PM   #68 
                       - don't bother  WindRavenX   Sep-30-07 06:29 PM   #69 
                          - The only links I've ever seen are to places that don't qualify as credible  uppityperson   Sep-30-07 07:00 PM   #75 
                             - Me too! I'd love to see something like that.  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 08:32 AM   #83 
        - No, YOU should be ashamed of YOURself!!! n/t  NotGivingUp   Oct-01-07 07:06 AM   #79 
     - Why?  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 04:56 PM   #48 
     - Why were you dumping Fluoride down your toilet?  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 08:30 AM   #82 
        - I never said that - Fluoride is put in Fl. drinking water  donsu   Oct-01-07 10:32 AM   #91 
           - My parents toilets in Florida  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 02:00 PM   #93 
  - Are you made of metal or porcelain?  mainegreen   Sep-30-07 06:37 PM   #71 
  - We've already established the principal of adding or subtracting  hedgehog   Sep-30-07 10:48 AM   #20 
  - 1 ppm fluoride standard dose...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 10:54 AM   #21 
     - Thanks - I don't have the article in front of me, but some feel that  hedgehog   Sep-30-07 11:10 AM   #22 
     - I just wish someone would actually read the posts  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 11:46 AM   #25 
        - Which confirms my supposition that the flouride isn't just for kids.  hedgehog   Sep-30-07 12:05 PM   #28 
     - And we should adhere to the standards of dosing established and scientifically  lonestarnot   Sep-30-07 11:54 AM   #27 
  - Hell no. Florida has enough influence as it is.  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 11:11 AM   #23 
  - Where will the fertilizer industry dump its toxic waste?  DemGa   Sep-30-07 11:52 AM   #26 
  - Yeah...isn't it great....we get to pay for them poisoning us...causing hip fractures, brittle bones,  NotGivingUp   Oct-01-07 07:09 AM   #80 
  - Seeing the two-tone yellow teeth of Vietnamese immigrants makes me want to say "yes"....  BlooInBloo   Sep-30-07 03:47 PM   #39 
  - No.  LWolf   Sep-30-07 03:51 PM   #40 
  - just to balance the so called "experts"  Locrian   Sep-30-07 03:51 PM   #41 
  - Mandrake! Its a commie plot!  tritsofme   Sep-30-07 03:59 PM   #42 
  - LOL, I just mentioned the anti-floridation nuts in the latest GMOs thread.  Odin2005   Sep-30-07 04:39 PM   #45 
  - I thought the John Birch Society was defunct.  rug   Sep-30-07 04:45 PM   #47 
  - "a lot of evidence" What a crock of shit....  triguy46   Sep-30-07 05:13 PM   #50 
  - Are you just trying to get people pissed at each other?  SmokingJacket   Sep-30-07 05:18 PM   #52 
  - There's nothing to move...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 05:20 PM   #53 
  - No way...to poison most to protect some is not a way to fight cavaties  angstlessk   Sep-30-07 05:26 PM   #54 
  - I don't consider me nor my friends poisoned  rockymountaindem   Sep-30-07 05:49 PM   #60 
     - I grew up with fluoridated water also...as did the people of Love Canal  angstlessk   Sep-30-07 05:58 PM   #62 
        - Love Canal  rockymountaindem   Sep-30-07 06:36 PM   #70 
        - These folks don't want to listen to you Colorado  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 06:40 PM   #73 
           - Don't be so sure  rockymountaindem   Sep-30-07 07:54 PM   #76 
        - Holy crap! Did you just compare the Love Canal to fluoride??!!!  mainegreen   Sep-30-07 06:39 PM   #72 
        - No, no, you've got it all wrong.  trotsky   Oct-01-07 08:35 AM   #84 
  - Hmmm... according to Wikipedia...  krispos42   Sep-30-07 05:46 PM   #59 
  - The Brits also consume lots of sugar! I've read that the sugar  snappyturtle   Sep-30-07 06:08 PM   #63 
  - Wouldn't it be nice if things were that easy...  PCIntern   Sep-30-07 06:15 PM   #65 
  - You know, every day DU continues to amaze me on these topics.  WindRavenX   Sep-30-07 06:22 PM   #67 
  - A couple of others  GoneOffShore   Oct-01-07 08:42 AM   #88 
  - Absolutely not.  Fox Mulder   Sep-30-07 06:41 PM   #74 
  - Like debating the need for water to be clean.  baldguy   Sep-30-07 08:19 PM   #77 
  - Floridated?  ocelot   Sep-30-07 08:23 PM   #78 
  - Ya think we'll get DU'zy's for these three posts?  GoneOffShore   Oct-01-07 08:41 AM   #87 
  - Is Florida really so dated?  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 08:27 AM   #81 
  - No Floridians in the drinking water!  GoneOffShore   Oct-01-07 08:37 AM   #85 
  - What you got against Florida?  Kingshakabobo   Oct-01-07 08:40 AM   #86 
  - i wonder if flouride is contributing to national stupidity.  lionesspriyanka   Oct-01-07 08:52 AM   #89 
  - Seems that way....  Dorian Gray   Oct-01-07 02:02 PM   #94 
  - Correction  Highway61   Oct-01-07 11:12 AM   #92 
  - Floridated and then Mississipped?  DFW   Oct-01-07 02:28 PM   #96 
  - I'm so happy to own a well.  Xithras   Oct-01-07 02:34 PM   #97 
 

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